Tag Archives: Columns

Communicating With Dignity

According to the Centers for Disease Control, 26 percent of adults in the United States lives with some type of disability, but the disability is not the whole of who they are. People First Language offers a way to communicate that message.

Welcoming A Daughter From China

There is a virtual hill to climb in order to adopt internationally, and it is comprised of sheets and sheets of paper and months and months of waiting. Audrey Todd, 39, of McComb, describes international adoption as a “long rollercoaster.” While it can be exhausting, “it is exciting to know you have this child out

Passionate About The Public Library

There are many treasures to be found at the Findlay-Hancock County Public Library. Most are literary in nature, but some are very human indeed. The Youth Advisory Board— often referred to as YAB— falls into the latter category. A shared love of books YAB members value and support the library with their time, ideas and

Healthy, Nutritious And Delicious

Many children and teens express an interest in becoming a vegetarian. But it’s important to understand the health benefits—and the dietary needs—of vegetarianism before diving in.

Is Your Teenager Getting Enough Sleep?

If you think only adults struggle with sleep problems, think again. According to Daniel J. Sak, doctor of osteopathic medicine and medical director of the Center, his patients include several adolescents aged 12-18.

Organic Skin Care At Journey Salon & Day Spa

Wellness includes self care that sometimes, as moms, we overlook. Having chronic health conditions, I not only try to make time for self care, but I am also cautious of ingredients I’m putting in, and on, my body. The highly-rated and award-winning organic skin care line carried at Journey Salon & Day Spa is enticing.