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Working Parents: How to Get It All Done

Working Parents: How to Get It All Done

Written by on September 16, 2016 in Family Focus with 0 Comments

I am finally working a full-time job after being in college for five years. As a single mom, it was nice to make my own schedule each year, but now I’m living the 9-to-5. It’s been a transition time for both my daughter and me. I have learned that there are ways to ease this transition […]

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Snack-to-School

Snack-to-School

Written by on August 3, 2016 in Family Focus, Water Cooler Wellness with 1 Comment

The most dreaded and feared time of year is slowly creeping up on all the children out there. That’s right—it’s almost back to school time. The horror! Once the back to school commercials start popping up and your local grocery store has back to school specials—you know your summer of fun is about to end. […]

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A New Mom’s Survival Guide to Life with a Picky Eater

A New Mom’s Survival Guide to Life with a Picky Eater

Written by on August 1, 2016 in Family Focus with 0 Comments

Anyone who has ever been around a small child has likely witnessed a meltdown of sorts surrounding mealtime. Whether it’s refusing to eat anything but chicken nuggets or covering the floor around them in heaps of macaroni and cheese in protest, we can all agree that — at times — kids can be monsters for […]

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Make Summer Reading Fun

Make Summer Reading Fun

Written by on July 12, 2016 in Family Focus with 0 Comments

Remember summertime when you were a kid and you’d grab your favorite book (mine was The Babysitters Club) to read under the tree outside your house? Things are different now. Most kids pick up their smart phone, their iPad, or any other electronic device before they even think about cracking open a book. Your kids […]

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Family Focus: End the Bullying

Family Focus: End the Bullying

Written by on May 11, 2016 in Family Focus with 0 Comments

Is your child a victim of bullying? Chances are high they are or they may even be bullying someone else. The National Center for Educational Statistics said in 2015 that one in four children were being bullied. And that number is most likely much higher because 64 percent of cases are never reported. There are several types of […]

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Happy “Expectant” Mother’s Day!

Happy “Expectant” Mother’s Day!

Written by on May 8, 2016 in Family Focus, USANA with 0 Comments

Mother’s Day—a time to celebrate and pamper the amazing mothers in your life. I love sharing stories around the dinner table as we honor my mom, but this year I’ll be celebrating a little differently. I’m a first-time expectant mother. With a little one growing inside me, it’s a very special Mother’s Day, indeed. Although […]

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