A Happy Resolution

  Between well intentioned family, friends, social and main stream media it seems everyone is making resolutions to ring in the New Year. By mid-January you may be rocking your goals and feeling great, or giving in to habits or behaviors you set out to change. As a parent my goals stay pretty consistent from…

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Feeding the Birds

Benefits the birds and your family Winter is the season birds most heavily rely on feeders to supplement their natural diets. Over a hundred species of birds will visit feeders in winter when food is scarce. Some species will also use them to refuel during spring and fall migrations, and some will use them while…

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How to Make the Most of Winter Break

For some families the anticipation of a 2 week winter break is just as exciting for the grownups as it is the kids. Other parents may feel overwhelmed by the prospect of children being home. In either case it is important to plan ahead. Here are few tips to help your family make the most…

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5-2-1-Almost None, A Practical Guide for Wellness

5-2-1-Almost None is a simple formula created by Nemours Children’s Health System. Nemours is a nonprofit pediatric health system that provides life-changing medical care and research, helps kids grow up healthy, advocates for kids nationally and trains tomorrow’s pediatric experts. It stands for: 5- or more servings of fruits and vegetables per day 2-hours of…

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