Families are busier now than ever before with hectic work, school and extracurricular schedules, and it can be tempting to grab fast food on the way home and relax in front of the TV after a long day. However, this type of sedentary behavior leads to all kinds of health problems. … [Read more...] about Family Fitness Suggestions: Getting and Staying Healthy
We instinctively cover our ears when we know we are about to hear an extremely loud noise, but what about those loud noises we do not expect?Extremely loud sounds do not simply hurt— they damage hearing. Ringing or whistling in the ears may stop after a couple of hours or … [Read more...] about What’s the Volume of Your Home?
Who is Jolly K. and why does she matter?Born in the late 1940s, Jolly K. was placed in the first foster care home as a young child. From there she would continue to endure physical and sexual abuse until she ran away for the last time as a teenager. To support herself, she … [Read more...] about Jolly K.’s Courageous Contribution
Nobody knows when they might be confronted by a serious emergency of almost any kind. Most of us take it for granted that accidents will happen and that we need to be ready for them. I guess we just assume that a professional will get there and take care of the problem. Few of us … [Read more...] about What to Teach Your Teenager About First Aid
Most kids think that class and learning is boring. They simply hate doing homework and they dread learning. It is especially difficult for teachers to try to make learning fun when kids have short attention spans. There are certain subjects that you also would assume kids would … [Read more...] about How to Make Teaching Kids First Aid Fun