Organization expert Marie Kondo’s Tidying Up with Marie Kondo took Netflix by storm, making decluttering a hot topic to a stuff-burdened audience. Viewers are now ridding themselves of possessions they no longer need. Researchers say that decluttering has a positive effect on wellbeing and productivity, but why stop there? It’s time to rid ourselves of… Continue Reading ›

All your daughter’s friends have been tying their shoes for months, but yours just fumbles with the strings. Taking your son grocery shopping always turns into an ordeal because he becomes overwhelmed by the lights and the sounds as soon as he walks into the store. Playdates at the park tend to end with bandaged… Continue Reading ›

How Preparedness & Healthcare Go Hand in Hand  In your day-to-day life, you know how to take care of yourself. You eat a balanced diet, wash your hands regularly and stay active to promote good health. These are all basic things that are relatively easy to do in normal circumstances. But what happens when your… Continue Reading ›

Are You Brushing Your Teeth the Right Way?  You know how to brush your teeth – don’t you? Parents instill this vital daily habit when we’re young, but as it turns out, the American Dental Association researches and updates their best brushing practices regularly. That could mean that it’s time to take another look at… Continue Reading ›

Over the past 50 years, life expectancy for men has increased dramatically. As of 2016, a man born in this country could expect to live an average of 79 years and 8 months. Although living longer is important, being able to live life to the fullest is equally important. By investing in healthier lifestyles, including… Continue Reading ›

We live in a world that values material possessions and achievement. It’s no surprise that we’re also overwhelmed and unfulfilled. In her New York Times best-selling book, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing, Marie Kondo introduced the world to the philosophy of living with only those items that… Continue Reading ›

Good dental health starts well before your kids have teeth. Even sans those pearly whites, babies have gums that can develop gingivitis and other problems if you’re not careful. And because kids imitate the grownups in their lives, setting a good example for how to brush your teeth – and what tools to use –… Continue Reading ›

Bullying has become a significant problem, but it’s not a new one. About one in every three or four kids is bullied in the U.S. The fear that your child might be bullied isn’t an unfounded one, and it’s one shared among millions of parents. But there’s a flipside to the bullying debacle, a fear… Continue Reading ›

Following a healthy diet doesn’t mean having boring food choices. A lot of foods and recipes include healthy ingredients and are also quite tasty. For your favorite indulgences, it’s often possible to find an alternative food that satisfies your craving for something sweet or savory. If there’s not, a little splurge here and there likely… Continue Reading ›