This article originally appeared in Well+Good.
Life in the time of COVID-19 has meant changing many habits (like the way we spend time together, exercise, and even eat). It’s also meant either canceling or dramatically shifting many plans (like vacations, weddings, and maybe even moves). But one component of 2020 that gloriously hasn’t shut down is how much we love our loved ones. Because that reality remains steadfast, finding creative and meaningful ideas for socially distant celebrations to make milestone moments special—anniversaries, birthdays, pregnancy announcements, etc.—is essential for keeping spirits high and focus on positive components of life we can, in large part, still control.
Even while abiding by social distancing guidelines, it is definitely possible to make positive memories. Below, find five ideas for socially distant celebrations while keeping everyone safe and healthy.