Family meals may help kids keep from packing on pounds

Nov. 8, 2014—Healthy weight management in children isn’t just about what kids eat. A new study in the Journal of Pediatrics suggests how they eat also may play a role in preventing obesity. The study suggests that eating together as a family can help keep kids’ weight in check. With parents searching for solutions to Read more about Family meals may help kids keep from packing on pounds[…]

Local Ace Hardware supports children’s health care programs

Ace Hardware presented Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) a check for $19,953 and they are not done yet! Still to come are their efforts with the CMN Golf to Give in September!  Ace raises funds for CMN through an employee giving campaign called:  Change for Kids, and special retail store sales. All funds raised by Ace Read more about Local Ace Hardware supports children’s health care programs[…]

Nana, What’s Cancer?

“Grandmas are moms with lots of frosting.”  ~ Author Unknown Back when I was in high school, we were required to take a basic first aid course for part of our PE credit. I’ve always liked the slogan for that class:  “Knowledge Replaces Fear.”  The idea was that being given information about the nature of Read more about Nana, What’s Cancer?[…]

They Gave Me Hope

I grew up with the usual dreams – a pony, popularity, getting into the right college and then a fairy tale wedding.
These dreams changed at some point between delivering my baby and completing his first health evaluation. I loved my baby, but there were problems. Breathing, hearing, spine it all jumbled together and seemed like more than I could handle.