By: Barbara Schwartz As I began to write this month’s blog post, I looked at a list of special “days” for September. Ah-ha! It’s National Yoga Awareness Month. I’m a yoga instructor and believe that yoga can benefit everyone and that a good yoga instructor can modify any yoga practice to match anyone’s ability. Yoga … More Suicide Prevention Day
By: Barbara Schwartz July 28 is World Hepatitis Day We have Memorial Day and Mothers’ Day. Fathers’ Day, July 4th, and Labor Day. Do we really need a Hepatitis Day in the middle of all our summer celebrations? Yes! Currently, scientists have identified Hepatitis A, B, C, D, and E and there are only vaccinations … More What is World Hepatitis Day?
By: Tanvi Maharaja June is Men’s Health Month. And of course, we had Father’s Day earlier this month. So, what could be a better time to celebrate the men in our lives? As moms, we are grateful for the men in our lives, past and present, who influence our lives and help us through the … More Men, Health, and Moms
By: Jennifer Lonergan Throughout the year, we have different months assigned to specific safety cautions. In March, there is Ladder Safety. May has three categories: National Electric Safety, Motorcycle Safety, and Building Safety and so on for the other months. June is dedicated to safety in our everyday lives, not just specific occupations or activities. … More June Is National Safety Month
By: Barbara Schwartz April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. Does distracted driving really need its own month? You decide. Statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration state that: 3,450 people died in 2016 due to distracted driving.1 Distracted driving is more than texting: dialing a telephone number, posting a Facebook status, checking an … More National Distracted Driving Awareness Month
By: Kathleen Blandin When a game for money turns from a leisure to a need, that is when it affects families and friendships. For most, the thought of buying a scratch ticket is a once in a blue moon thing, for others it’s a nightly before work or on break thing; but when it becomes … More March is Problem Gambling Awareness Month