Do Good Deeds

It's National Do Something Nice Day and I think most of us know that when we do something good for others, we feel good too. In the movie, Scrooge, we see how being kind and giving can completely transform you. There are sooooooooo many health benefits to helping...

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Getting Kids to Listen

This week in Study Breaks, we are working on how to get our kids to listen. Check out this video for what we use at home - click here to watch! (password: KIDS) As I worked on the homework, I was hit with the realization that I have some major work to do in role...

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Adult Coloring Boosts the Brain

Adult coloring books are the latest craze. The books may be new to store shelves but it's actually not new at all. Color therapy has been around for a long time. Dr. Carl Jung prescribed it to his patients over a 100 years ago to help them calm their mind. I...

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Garden Your Way to More Health & Happiness

I was navigating my way through the garden section when suddenly I hear someone scream down the aisle, "Geo! You have a green thumb?" I look up to see my ol' soccer buddy and reply, "If throwing seeds in some dirt qualifies, then yes I do!" My teammate wasn't the only...

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Get Ready for Summer: A Family Checklist

It's time to get ready for summer! School is almost out and summer is right around the corner and I have some tips to help you cut through the chaos and make it a smooth summer! Summer Preparation Checklist Empty back packs right away and store away any items that you...

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How to Turn Cleaning into Family Fun!

There are some things we “have” to do in life - one of them is cleaning, unless of course you don’t mind dust bunnies and dirty underwear. Do I love cleaning? No. However, I don’t have to hate it either. I am a big believer in making things fun. Anything I don’t like...

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