Enjoy but don’t overindulge The holidays are a stressful time—especially when it comes to food. We’re bombarded from all sides to eat more than normal with tempting Christmas cookies, candy canes, homemade candy, appetizers and more. At the time, we get reminded that we ought to be more mindful about what we eat. Dr. Mary-Jon
During this month of Thanksgiving, don’t forget our military service members. Many organizations and veterans groups offer ways to show support and gratitude for members of the armed forces. Here’s how: 1) Help an expectant military mom. Nothing relieves a soldier’s worries like knowing that his family is supported back home. Soldiers’ Angels Baby Brigade
Pay Equal Attention to Physical and Mental Health One month into the 2019-2020 school year, local schools have probably received a number of notes from parents and doctors lending validity to student excuses for school absences. In July, Oregon became one of the first states to instruct schools to treat physical health and mental health
I officially became a “soccer mom” last year when my eight-year-old daughter enrolled in the town soccer team. She loves playing the sport and interacting with the other girls on her team. Being part of the team has entailed traveling to other towns. Sometimes we have witnessed other games in progress while waiting for her
By Jill Schlesinger Tribune Content Agency During back-to-school season, parents are focused on helping their children succeed academically, socially and, yes, financially. I know talking about money is not easy, and not enough schools incorporate personal finance concepts into the curriculum. That puts the onus on parents and grandparents, who may not feel comfortable with
ALICE is an acronym which stands for Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter, and Evacuate. The steps do not need to be completed in order.