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STAYING De-STRESSED THROUGH THE HOLIDAYS

STAYING De-STRESSED THROUGH THE HOLIDAYS

  The pressure of the holidays can be overwhelming. Turning your home into a Norman Rockwell painting, buying gifts, accommodating family and making a dinner worthy of Martha Stewart can leave you stressed and depleted. By taking a little me-time both physically and mentally, you can unwind your body and mind, leaving you strong enough(…)

The Juice Box Replacement Challenge

The Juice Box Replacement Challenge

By Darci Jordan, Product Review Specialist School lunches are a hot topic these days. I have noticed this year our school lunch menu only includes French fries once a month as opposed to once a week now. I’m ok with that, although I’m still not sure about what is in the meat … But, for(…)

Oil and Skin…not always a bad thing

Oil and Skin…not always a bad thing

Guest blog post by Nancy Not every teenager has oily skin but most of them believe if they have breakout, they must be oily.  Oil is the enemy; in our fries and on our face, or so we believe.  I remember, in an effort to remove this ungodly substance from my face, I scrubbed with some crushed-nut(…)

Kickin’ It with Mommy Zee:  Our First Official Week of Karate Classes

Kickin’ It with Mommy Zee: Our First Official Week of Karate Classes

We’re over a month into our classes, but this last week was the kids’ first official week. There were a couple of things that made this week’s classes different. One, this was their first week with the uniforms that Sifu Jeremy gave them at the end of last week. [This nearly made me cry (something(…)

Winter Weather Activities

Guest blog post submitted by Dayton Children’s Medical Center As parents and caregivers, we are looked up to by our kids.  We’re their role models.  Therefore, it is our duty to lead by positive examples, which as we all know… isn’t always easy! As we begin transitioning into winter, the severe weather continues to pick(…)