Press pause: The health benefits of doing nothing

Press pause: The health benefits of doing nothing

Your routine right now probably looks totally different than your usual routine. But it may be just as busy, just in different ways. Could it be time to hit pause? Let’s explore the health benefits of taking time to rest. Maybe you aren’t ferrying the kids to and from...
Putting an end to child abuse

Putting an end to child abuse

Each year, more than 3 million cases of child abuse are reported in the United States. The numbers are sobering. But what can be done to prevent it? The month of April is designated each year as National Child Abuse Prevention Month, bringing attention to a pervasive...
What to eat to boost your immune system

What to eat to boost your immune system

The immune system plays an important role in helping the body fend off viruses, bacteria and other sources of illness. Did you know you can boost your immune system through the foods you eat? It may feel like we’re in control of very little these days. But one thing...
What exactly is self-care?

What exactly is self-care?

When you hear the word “self-care,” do massages and manicures come to mind? You aren’t alone. Self-care is often in the news these days, but there are a lot of misconceptions about what it is.  So, what is it? Basically, self-care is anything you do to take care of...
Hot spots for germs when you have kids

Hot spots for germs when you have kids

Any parent knows that having a child inevitably involves messes. But having kids in the household can also make your home a haven for germs! In the middle of cold and flu season — and especially in the middle of a pandemic — it can seem like germs are everywhere. And...