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Veteran Suicide

On this day, when we honor the sacrifices made by those in the armed services, keep in mind that the wounds both visible and not,remain, even many years later. Many honorably discharged veterans are homeless. Many await services, or are caught up in filing bureaucracy, especially those whose service involved activities which were classified.  20 […]


7 Tips to Keep Busy Kids Active and Healthy

healthy active kids tips

Like many kids, my daughter has a very busy schedule during the school year, and keeping her healthy and active can be a little challenging at times. With the school year about to kick off in just a few short weeks, I am already thinking about strategies to keep her active and ensure a healthy […]


12 Fun Crafty Kids Activities

crafty kid fun

Are the kids bored and driving you crazy? Here’s 12 fun & Crafty activities that are sure to nip that “I’m bored” whining right in the bud. They will be so occupied with these engaging creative activities they will forget their complaints…


I Grow Connection #GroSomethingGreater


As a child of about six years of age, my parent’s gave me my first gardening space. It was a small garden right in front of the house (what on earth were they thinking…lol). Did I tend this prominent garden well? No. Like most children that age, the novelty wore off quickly. The weeds flourished, and I watered rarely. Despite my neglect a few flowers bloomed, and I bloomed with pride over…


The Importance of Family Dinner #NewTraDish


The importance of family dinner, is something which should not be overlooked. The act of sitting down to a meal together, nourishes family members with far more than just food. It is a great way to keep a strong connection with your kids, and I’ve even seen a recent report, claiming that children who eat dinner as a family are…