People are understandably looking for ways to soothe and comfort themselves these days. Making it no surprise that beauty products that promise to aid relaxation and reduce anxiety are flying off the shelves. And that includes the ones derived from hemp, commonly labeled as “hemp-derived CBD.” Our ace correspondent Jillian Tangen has curated a list of the most popular calming hemp-derived CBD products on the market right now, including lotions, tinctures, beverages and gummies.
Along with baking, jigsaw puzzles, knitting, board games and quilting, the art of the beautiful coloring book is experiencing an even greater Renaissance during this era of stay-at-home and social distancing than it was before. Our correspondent Julie Chang Murphy has curated a selection of the best calming coloring books for adults right now, including stunning and sophisticated books on fashion, travel, popular television shows, flowers, and interior design. Pencils ready?
With distance learning from home the current situation for little kids from grades K-6, parents are understandably eager to find ways to keep the little ones entertained without introducing bad screen habits (and inappropriate content) during this challenging time. Our correspondent Jillian Tangen – herself a working mother of three – has rounded up the best online entertainment right now for little kids, including animals at zoos, science, movement and dance, art, music and story times. These activities aren’t strictly just for education – but they’re all mom-approved.
Even with social distancing and mandatory stay-at-home directives, there are still moments when we can get outdoors in a safe and responsible way. And when it is time to get outdoors and stay active (and calm), why not do it in style? Our correspondent Julie Chang Murphy has curated a list of the best chic workout and outdoor sports apparel right now, including workout clothes and gear for golf, tennis and hiking.
One of the hottest items in e-commerce in the past week? Jigsaw puzzles for adults. Proof positive of the soothing power of the best puzzles for adults right now. Our correspondent Julie Chang Murphy has curated a list of some of the best puzzles for adults that are beautiful to look at and calming to assemble.