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Why Quit Smoking? A Child’s Viewpoint

Why Quit Smoking? A Child’s Viewpoint

It isn’t very often that I’ll invite you to join me in reminiscing about my high school or college years. Other than saying that’s when I met Scott, I don’t chat much about it. That means I most certainly never told ...
The Dying Art of Cursive Writing

The Dying Art of Cursive Writing

While sitting at the girls’ symphony chair placement auditions a couple weeks ago, I couldn’t help but listen to the teenagers on the bench across from me chat about all kinds of things. Most of it was idle chit chat; typical te ...
Six Effective Ways to Empower Kids

Six Effective Ways to Empower Kids

Last week I admitted I took my kids to an R-Rated movie. During conversations stemming from that article, I realized something very important. Sometimes I can be a helicopter mom. Other times, I avoid situations by saying, “go talk to ...
Have a Safe and Happy Fourth of July

Have a Safe and Happy Fourth of July

From parades to pool parties, people across the country find many ways to spend Independence Day. Whether you are gathering with family and friends to have a cookout or planning to attend a local parade or fireworks display, remember the re ...
7 Easy Ways to Be Earth Friendly

7 Easy Ways to Be Earth Friendly

Thanks to the larger than life interest in “Earth Day”, the entire month of April has become synonymous with environmental awareness. You don’t need to be inspired by a month or threats of global warming or climate change ...
Is that DNA Kit What You Expected?

Is that DNA Kit What You Expected?

When I was 8, I had a family tree project assignment in my I-TAG program. It was a simple image of a tree with lines to fill in the basic information of our parents, grandparents and great-grandparents. We were tasked with doing the researc ...
Wishing You a Healthy & Happy 2018!

Wishing You a Healthy & Happy 2018!

As we wave goodbye to 2017, we would like to take a moment to say thank you to all of you who have given us the one thing you cannot replace: the gift of your time. As in prior years, we continue to stay focused on sharing details about the ...