Most school districts across the country have decided to continue distance learning through the rest of the 2019-2020 school year. Summer programs are opting to minimize enrollment or are canceled altogether. Where does that leave you and your kiddos this summer? In many cases, the answer is, at home (again). Parents have spent the last few months during the COVID lock down … [Read more...] about Limiting Summer Slide by Strengthening Reading Habits at Home
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During challenging physical conditions and situations, the body undergoes temperature changes. For instance, the body shows signs and symptoms that trigger the natural body defenses against dreaded diseases. Chills often predict the coming of a fever or an increase in body temperature. The body tries to generate heat when it feels cold through rapid contraction and relaxation … [Read more...] about Night Chills & Fever
"Spring is nature's way of saying, Let's party!" - Robin Williams By now, most of our January New Year’s Resolutions have fallen by the wayside. (Don’t feel bad. Only 10% of people actually keep them.) Spring Resolutions make more sense. For me, springtime is when it really feels like the new year. With more hours of sunlight, warmer weather and … [Read more...] about 6 Spring Resolutions to Help You Refresh and Renew Your Life
I’ve had ten months to ponder why my third child, my cherubic faced little girl, my last child is such a jerk. Gasp, how could I say that? How could I call my adorable, chubby, babe such a name? Desperation, perhaps. Or exhaustion - yes indeed. My youngest has successfully wreaked havoc on my sleep patterns for so long, that I can longer take it. Forget the … [Read more...] about Does My Toddler Secretly Have Special Forces Training?
Modern Mom was delighted to get a chance to interview fitness expert and Olympic trainer John Abdo about how to promote health and well-being in a family. John suggests that families exercise together, so health becomes a family activity, rather than an individual goal. Love that idea! Here's some more practical health advice from the this renowned fitness guru and inventor of … [Read more...] about Olympic Trainer John Abdo Shares Family Fitness Tips