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Sisters Mia and Charlotte Laviage scouted the neighborhood to count all the bears in neighbors' windows. (Photo: Jessica Laviage)
We hope you’re all staying healthy – physically and mentally – and staying safe through these uncertain times. Here’s a recap of some of our top stories this week, in case you missed it:
Creative Entertainment for Families: Spring Break 2020 was anything but usual. See how some families came up with a fun Plan B close to home. Also, these neighbors found a fun and creative way to keep kids engaged while practicing safe social distancing – a teddy bear hunt. See more ways that young families are entertaining kids outdoors here.
Ode to an Astros Sweater: You may have received the April edition of The Buzz in your mailbox this week. One of our April features includes this story in which Cindy Gabriel reflects on her journey with her prized Astros sweater. This week was to be the Houston Astros’ home opener so it felt fitting to feature this one this week.
Safety Concerns in Light of Coronavirus: Rania Mankarious, CEO of Crime Stoppers of Houston, explains some safety concerns – specifically the increase in scams these days – in this brief video. Watch the video here and look out for her upcoming Sunday Mornings with Rania story for more on this topic.
Fostering and Adopting Pets: Furry friends can help us through this “ruff” time. Find a list of local pet adoption and foster organizations, including updated hours and coronavirus-related updates, here.
A Dose of Humor: Coronavirus is no laughing matter, but a dose of humor can be healthy. See some funny stories here.
Buzzy Beats: We could all use some positive vibes these days. Find a Spotify playlist full of upbeat songs plus more music recommendations here.
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