Who would have predicted that I would be penning yet another pandemic Publisher’s Note, 18 months after the world first shut down “for two weeks.” The year-and-a-half since has been challenging on so many fronts for many people – everyone has been affected in some way.

A quote I heard that resonated with me is, “We are not all in the same boat, but we are all in the same storm.” I hope that your boat is keeping afloat and this storm will soon pass!

A bright light (besides the fact school is back for in-person learning!) is that we are back in print! We transitioned to publishing exclusively online last summer, and though I was hopeful it would just be for an issue or two, it has been five since we’ve been able to hold the magazine in our hands. Thank you to our loyal readers and advertisers who kept us going – it was our honour to continue to provide our demographic with relevant, meaningful and local content during such trying times.

Be sure to check out all our past issues if you missed them.

In this issue we are proud to feature some awesome articles. Sarah Irwin explains ‘Love Languages’ and how to use them with family. Sarah Foster talks to local women with careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) about how to recognize and encourage your daughter’s interest in these non-traditional roles.

Getting back on track with healthy eating and making good choices after a busy summer is always a challenge – especially during COVID – and Jennifer MacTavish educates us on a some great tips to keep kids healthy.

Local finance expert Michele Mannerow helps us to plan our savings, while Rebekkah Williams writes about how to help our kids process disruptions and potential traumas associated with the ongoing pandemic.

Once again, I thank you for your continued support of Grey-Bruce Kids magazine, and I wish you and your family a safe and healthy fall!



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