I'm a little bummed. I got a text from a faraway friend who is going to be in my city next week, but it happens to be on a day I will not be around. It is one of those spontaneous meetings that just didn't work out and I am trying to take comfort in the fact that I will see her again in a few months for our twice-a-year gals getaway.…Continue
Added by Lauren Markman on June 21, 2017 at 6:22am — No Comments
June is National Men’s Health Month, timely with Father’s Day in June. This post is to encourage you to be an advocate for the health of the men in your life. I’m grateful for these National months and days; it gets the conversation started for us.
Added by Jessica Briggs on June 20, 2017 at 2:43pm — No Comments
Sometimes you speak out loud things you should keep to yourself thinking perhaps your spirit will feel more at ease but what ends up happening is you feel worse than when you started. This though should never deter you from working through those bad times, it is overcoming that…Continue
Added by Mari Corona on June 11, 2017 at 12:41pm — No Comments
When I was little my parents let me choose one night a week to stay up an extra half-hour. I cannot tell you how crazy-special this was to me at the time, especially in the summer when I felt like the sun hadn't even gone down before I was already tucked in. Normally, I chose Friday nights, because we would watch must-see-tv together as a family and I would be able to sleep in on Saturday morning.…Continue
Added by Lauren Markman on June 7, 2017 at 9:02am — No Comments
Take a walk through memory lane with me back to your teenage years. (Sorry, this may be a bumpy ride.) Were they mostly happy? Did you feel misunderstood? Did you feel stressed out? Did you ever feel depressed?…Continue
Added by Lauren Markman on June 2, 2017 at 6:40am — No Comments
In the United States, there are well over 100 million visits to the emergency room each year, but less than half of them are due to injury. The top five reasons why people visit emergency rooms may be surprising. Here they are:
Added by Rachael Murphey on May 23, 2017 at 5:18pm — No Comments
"I'm definitely going to say it's a Privilege, as a Government employee I am Granted um Health Care and I see first hand that for one to have Health Care you need to have jobs so, therefore we need to continue to cultivate this environment that we're given the opportunities to have Health Care as well as jobs to all the American Citizens worldwide."
I believe by now most of us are familiar with these…Continue
Added by Mari Corona on May 17, 2017 at 8:16pm — No Comments
Children’s imaginations can be difficult. I mean, that’s the point of it right? To come up with ideas and perspectives that other people didn’t see coming. And so the things that our children come up with can sometimes be incredible or beautiful, sometimes be shocking, sometimes be strange indeed. But what it should always be is encouraged. After all, imagination is one of those things that will become more and more important as the years go on.
But how do you do that? How do you make…Continue
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Do you remember back in the day when chia pets were the rage? When kids and adults alike were fascinated by the green “hair” that grew from the tiny black seeds pressed into the crevices of the clay figurine? Well, those little black seeds are one of the…Continue
Added by Mikkie Mills on May 11, 2017 at 3:30pm — No Comments
I'm a firm believer that in order to fully understand the cause of something we must ask as many questions as possible. Being afraid of the answer is not going to get rid of the problem much less solve it.
I love my Netflix,…Continue
Added by Mari Corona on May 5, 2017 at 5:51pm — No Comments
Down through the generations, children have stayed active by playing outside. But according to an online article published by …Continue
Added by Rachael Murphey on May 3, 2017 at 3:48pm — No Comments
With all of the toxins, junk food and lack of movement in today's world, it can be hard to keep your kids healthy. Here are 5 tips for putting your child on the right track to a healthier life.
Added by Rachael Murphey on May 3, 2017 at 3:40pm — No Comments
There are serious health consequences emanating from diabetes, and the only weapon you have to reduce the damages it can cause is making sure that you’re taking all the preventative measures against this metabolic disorder. By simply adopting a healthy lifestyle, you can improve your chances of preventing type 2 diabetes by 90%.
Aside from poor food choices, there are other contributing factor to this health condition. These factors can increase…Continue
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If it's on thing I've learned for sure in my twenty-two years of parenting is the value of asking the right questions. I'm a firm believer that in order to fully understand the cause of something we must ask as many questions as possible. Being afraid of the answer is not…Continue
Added by Mari Corona on April 28, 2017 at 5:43pm — No Comments
My son has a magical life.
He knows this because I have repeated that to him many (many) times to help him understand that he is a very lucky boy in regards to freedoms, choices, educational opportunities and his birth circumstances.…
Added by Lauren Markman on April 28, 2017 at 6:38am — No Comments
Added by Lorë Phillips on April 23, 2017 at 9:57am — No Comments
I really, really miss our cats. They have both moved on from us, and I still find myself missing their presence in our lives. I know my son misses them (well, the one he can remember), as he occasionally sings me a song about her and how sweet she was.…Continue
Added by Lauren Markman on April 19, 2017 at 6:24am — No Comments
Have you started to or have you already finished putting away those heavy Winter sweaters? Did you arrange a date with your Landscaper? Have you switched out your heavy drapes for the lighter Spring and Summer material?
Seems like the moment Spring arrives we quickly…Continue
Added by Mari Corona on April 12, 2017 at 5:30pm — No Comments