Summer is here;and as many of us start planning summer picnics, barbecues, and other outdoor parties, it’s important to brush up on our food safety tips to ensure that everyone stays healthy. Eating outdoors in warm weather can present a food safety challenge. Bacteria in food multiply faster at temperatures between 40°F and 140°F, so … More Food Safety Tips
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: Martianne Stanger This summer has not been the summer I thought it would be for my children and me. Both my son and I have contracted Lyme’s disease and had to suffer through the side affects of the strong medications prescribed for that. Our family has also had plans changed by broken water pipes, … More Seek Truth, Goodness, and Beauty Even As Life Unfolds As It Will
By: Jessica Aldred I’m sure I’m not alone in saying this, but where is summer 2015 going?! It seems like school just ended last week and here we are approaching the mid-point of summer vacation already. My older kids are certainly enjoying their time at camp and the nice weather, but I feel like I … More Slow Down Summer!
By: Sandy Churchill Many cringe if the word “school” is somehow mingled into a discussion about the joys of summer vacation. But a sad truth is the near-inevitable “summer slide” where a good chunk of learning is forgotten in the heat and expanse of July and August days. I’m the first one to say this … More Avoiding the Summer Slide
‘Tis the season for picnics, cookouts, and other outdoor parties! As the weather starts to warm up, and many of us start planning summer picnics and barbeques, it’s important to brush up on our food safety tips to ensure that everyone stays healthy. Eating outdoors in warm weather can present a food safety challenge. Bacteria … More Food Safety Tips
By: Rachel Ventura I may make some enemies for this, especially right now in the middle of Summer, but I’m just going to come right out and say it. I don’t like the beach. I’ve just never been a fan. My relationship with the sun and history with melanoma is one of the reasons, but … More Life’s a Beach