6 Tactics for Family Fitness

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Family fitness may be one of the most valuable activities you can add to your family life. Guest writer Sarah Clachar shares tips to making it a regular part of your family’s day: Family fitness benefits go well beyond a trimmer body. Its strong glue has helped hold our family together. And it’s shepherded us through […]

5 Simple Ways to Improve Your Posture

5 simple ways to improve your posture

Don’t slouch! Sit up straight! There are plenty of very simple ways you can improve your posture and improve back health. When I was twelve I was diagnosed with scoliosis. I saw a chiropractor several times a week for years. And as I was apt to do in that stage of life, I ignored all […]

5 Ways to Live Healthier

Here are five simple ways to live a healthier lifestyle. One of my goals this summer is to continue down the road toward living a healthier lifestyle. I realize that there is a vast array of opinions on what that looks like. In my 41 years of life on this planet, the public understanding has […]

What Mister Rogers Said

You may have seen the photo circulating of Mister Rogers with this quote, “When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, ‘Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping’.” What wisdom the man had! I guess his mom was […]

Better Dental Hygiene for Kids

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Regular dental visits, a better diet, and daily brushing and flossing are the tools to help our kids protect their only set of teeth. It wasn’t until I had my fifth and sixth babies that I ever had cavities. True story. Not sure if it was their female hormones or the years of my daily […]

Transform Your Family Life With Family Fitness

Making fitness a family affair can improve your health and that of your kids. Check out these tips from guest writer Sarah: You may not want to hear this but I’m going to share it with you anyways . . . It’s late afternoon, maybe 4 or 5 o’clock . . . Dinner prep is breathing […]

Keeping Up with Regular Eye Care

Keeping up with regular eye care can help both you and your family see better as well as keep eye disease at bay. In tenth grade, much to my chagrin, I was given a prescription for eye glasses. This is one of only two photos that I could find of me wearing my specs. (Apologies […]

Get More Sleep

Get more sleep and reap great benefits. I mentioned last week my efforts to end burning the candle at both ends. I want to live a long life — and I’d like to do with my health intact. Relaxing has been one step in the right direction. So has getting more sleep. For years I was […]