Building a Better Student: Dings

I merged onto the highway for the drive home, settled in with some good music, and all was right with the world . . . until a truck kicked up a large rock that smacked into my car, leaving a nasty star-shaped reminder of why we have windshields in the first place. Instead of rushing […]

The American Osteopathic Association Suggests You Spring Clean for Health

Heroes, nothing is more important than the health of the family, so it’s imperative to prevent illness and injuries before they occur. The American Osteopathic Association (AOA), which represents the nation’s more than 82,000 osteopathic physicians, or DOs, wants to encourage you to set aside a few hours during one weekend this spring to take […]

Why do the Kids Keep Getting Sick? 5 Reasons Why Immune Systems are Down

As a parent, you may be wondering why your kids keep getting sick. Is it from all of the germs that they pick up while they’re at school? Or could it simply be from the changes in the weather? Children who constantly get sick may leave you feeling frustrated and looking for an answer that […]

A Storm is Coming… Prepare for a Baby By Making these Changes to Your Home

A new baby will fundamentally change the home. The baby has specific needs that must be met every day. Parents need to think ahead about safety and convenience. Preparing for a baby should include several changes to the home. Empty Some Closet Space The first change should be to empty one or more closets. Baby […]

5 Tips/Pieces of Advice We Can Take From Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Domestic violence crosses all racial and socio-economic boundaries, and it is something that can happen to absolutely anyone. It’s prevalent in all areas of the country, and it continues to be a hidden problem that people just don’t discuss, even though it is an issue that is simply getting worse with time. October was Domestic […]

5 Ways to Keep Children Safe in Your Daycare

Editor’s note: This article is written for the benefit of individuals who own or run daycare facilities. However, I thought that the tips could be helpful for parents too, as it gives you some things to look for in a quality daycare. If you run a daycare, you are legally bound to keep the children […]