Get Started on Reading to your Kids – Early!

Get Started on Reading to your Kids – Early! Reading to your children should start early. Really early. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends starting as soon as your children are born. Reading stimulates brain development and language skills, as well as fostering a closer emotional bond between parents and children. Remember these tips: Read… Read more »

Financial Planning for Your Baby’s College Years

Financial Planning for Your Baby’s College Years One day you’re bringing your new little bundle of joy home from the hospital, the next day they’re off to kindergarten and the day after that they are off to college. Ok, it’s not QUITE that fast but you get the idea – time flies when you’re having… Read more »

Making It Easy to Live Healthy

Making It Easy to Live Healthy Healthy living should not be a choice so much as a way of life but many people find following a routine something of a chore. Fortunately healthy living can be made surprisingly easy just by following a few simple tips. One good tip is to drink around a liter… Read more »

Giving Thanks During the Holidays

Giving Thanks During the Holidays Finding ways to give thanks to people in our lives is a great family activity and one that will assist children in learning the importance of recognizing others for their kindness and support. Here are some fun and personalized ways that children can give thanks to friends, family, and special people in their lives. Handmade… Read more »

Fire Safety Tips

Fire Safety Tips It is vital for any family to have a fire safety plan for their home. Fires can spread in a matter of mere minutes, completely filling a home with deadly smoke. Families need to both plan out a fire escape route and then practice it. One good tip is to draw a… Read more »

Why Get a Dog? Better Health, for One Thing

Why Get a Dog? Better Health, for One Thing A dog can be your best friend—and a benefit to your health as well. Here are some ways owning a dog can keep you hale and hearty in mind as well as body: • More exercise. Just walking the dog gets you out of the house,… Read more »