Home & Life

Why Food Education in Schools Is So Important

For most of us, lunch was our favorite “subject” in school. But how many of us knew how the food was prepared or what was in the food we were eating? Home economics classes used to be a staple in high schools, but in recent decades they’ve disappeared in favor of academics-focused curriculum. As these classes disappeared, food education disappeared with them. Why is food education in schools so important and what are school boards doing to bring this kind…

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Noms

17 Tasty Desserts With Hidden Veggies

Almost everyone loves a good dessert – and if you don’t we can’t be friends. Sorry. (JUST KIDDING!) Whether you’re a fan of cakes or cookies, there’s something about that warm gooeyness that just soothes the soul. Slipping in a serving of vegetables makes…

January 21, 2020
Moms

How Cloth Diapers Work: A No-Nonsense Guide

Using cloth diapers is a fantastic way to save money, reduce your baby’s exposure to chemicals and lower your carbon footprint. They’re also adorable, coming in a wide variety of colors and designs. For beginners, this baby necessity can be a little overwhelming. Beyond…

January 9, 2020
Home & Life

9 Smart Financial Planning Tips for Your Family This Year

The new year is upon us, and if you’re like many, you’re making resolutions. Why not resolve to improve your financial planning for your family in 2020? If you don’t have clear financial goals, you’ll feel adrift when it comes to money. Plus, you…

December 30, 2019
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7 Ways to Re-Energize Your Life This Holiday Season 

Between visiting with in-laws, preparing a Christmas Eve feast and wrapping all those carefully hidden presents, the holiday season can leave you overwhelmed, stressed and exhausted. But no one wants to feel down in the dumps while everyone else goes on their merry way.…

December 20, 2019
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Moms

15 Best Christmas Gifts for New Moms

What Christmas gifts can you find for a new mom that she didn’t already get at the baby shower or on Mother’s Day? Listen to her rants and wild tales about weird poop and awkward attempts to multipurpose, and then, you have knowledge —…

December 18, 2019
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7 Yoga Poses for Children With Anxiety

We hear all the time how yoga improves strength, makes it easier to meditate and helps lower your stress levels, but what about children who are living with anxiety? Can yoga help them learn to live with or even help handle their symptoms? The…

December 16, 2019
Moms

Mom Anxiety Is Real: Here’s How I Handle It

When you decide to become a mom, everyone waxes poetic about the dubious joy of diapers. If they discuss parenting anxiety, it’s through jokes like, “Wait ’til she’s a teenager.” At the risk of bursting your bubble, mister, I have plenty of worries right…

December 5, 2019