October is Breast Cancer Awareness & World Vegetarian Month!

Fall is a beautiful season, isn’t it? I love the cooler air and the warm sunshine. Also, I enjoy taking a lively walk right after dinner since there are still plenty of daylight hours here in the Southeast US. This month, we are celebrating two very compatible concepts: Breast Cancer Awareness and Vegetarianism. For so […]

September is a Transition from Summer to Fall

September is definitely a transition month. Are you already immersed in a new school year as a teacher? Are you missing your college student who moved away from home a few weeks ago – like me? Are you enjoying a little more freedom since your preschooler started half days on Mondays and Wednesdays, including the […]

August is Here – Is it Time for a New Goal for YOU?

Didn’t summer vacation just begin? This is a question many parents and teachers ask themselves as they flip their family’s kitchen calendar to August. For me, August includes taking advantage of Back-to-School deals at local businesses and maximizing trips to the neighborhood swimming pool. I feel a kind of sadness that summer is on the […]

July is National Picnic Month!

July is National Picnic Month! We all have favorite memories of childhood and one of mine is a simple picnic with my family. We did a lot of car camping in the Pacific Northwest and western Canada then and our adventures took us to many beautiful places in North America. With a family of 5 […]

Wellness Spot — March 2013

Each month Cindy Silver, a Registered Dietitian, gives us a great tips to stay healthy. Read on to find out about some fun activities, recipes and other facts to keep you and your family healthy all year long! March is Nutrition Month, Spring and a Perfect Time to Renew & Refresh March is an exciting […]

Wellness Spot — February 2013

Each month Cindy Silver, a Registered Dietitian, gives us a great tips to stay healthy. Read on to find out about some fun activities, recipes and other facts to keep you and your family healthy all year long! It’s February So Think ‘Heart-Healthy’! This month may bring some cold or snowy weather, depending where you […]

The Wellness Spot — January 2013

Each month Cindy Silver, a Registered Dietitian, gives us a great tips to stay healthy. Read on to find out about some fun activities, recipes and other facts to keep you and your family healthy all year long! It’s a New Year! So, Time for a Fresh Start! I get excited every year when New […]

The Changing of the Seasons

Many people love winter—the snow, the holidays, the opportunity to curl up in front of the fireplace with a good book—but there’s a lot more to winter than weather and fun parties. For instance, did you know that there are areas of Alaska, Canada, Finland, Norway and Iceland there are summer days where the sun […]

Fun Holiday Crafts for Kids

Article by: Sarah Danielson for OurKids.net, Canada’s trusted source for camps and schools. The holidays are a time for families to gather around the hearth – which is a nice way of saying the kids are home from school for a few weeks and will likely be underfoot and seeking entertainment at a time when […]

The Wellness Spot — December 2012

Each month Cindy Silver, a Registered Dietitian, gives us a great tips to stay healthy. Read on to find out about some fun activities, recipes and other facts to keep you and your family healthy all year long! It’s Holiday Time! I have always enjoyed the colorful excitement of December holidays and not so much […]