By: Melanie Anderson I will never forget the day these words came out of my husband’s mouth, “If you have to tell me how good you are, you’re probably not that good!” We were at the baseball field watching another one of our son’s little league tournaments. All day, left and right, we heard … More Let Your Actions Do the Talking
By: Keith Merlin, MD, Chief, Department of OBGYN There is a big push lately to strongly encourage mothers to breastfeed. Recent evidence–based studies have shown there are many benefits for breastfeeding for both mother and baby. The most important reason is pretty obvious to most people – breast milk is the best nutrition for newborns. Believe … More Why All the Fuss About Breastfeeding?
By: Deirdre Littlefield The sun is finally out and summer is on its way. Our schedule is beginning to clear of all the activities that enrich their daily lives—from soccer, to hockey, to music, to lacrosse. I love to watch my sons socialize and learn how their bodies work and to see which talents come … More Happy Summer!
By: Sandy Churchill Our 12 year-old son Timothy is a Boy Scout—and we are blessed to be part of a super-active troop in our town. Among the scouting adventures is a bevy of camping opportunities, where scouts and chaperones hone their skills at tent set-up, cooking outdoors, hiking, and earning merit badges of all … More Scouts Recharge Us with Camping Adventures
Parents and caregivers of children 5th grade and over should make plans to attend this free presentation on recognizing the symptoms of substance abuse in kids. Don’t think that it couldn’t happen to your child; prepare yourself today!
By: Cheryl Maguire With Father’s Day fast approaching, I thought I would share with you some negotiating tips I learned from my dad. He is the best negotiator I know, and his wisdom has helped me save or earn thousands of dollars over the years, for both buying and selling items. Some of the … More 5 Negotiating Tips I Learned from My Dad
By: Lauren Tankle We recently had a family member pass away. I was unsure of the best way to tell my 7-year-old about the events. At first, I thought I would be honest and just tell him outright about everything. I figured I’d expose him to this part of life that is very real and … More Helping Children Deal with Death