Category: Health & Fitness

Winter Water Safety Tips

It’s getting colder outside and outdoor swimming is probably not on your to-do list in the next few months.  Water safety is still a concern in the winter months.  Keep your family safe with these winter water safety tips. Constant Eyes on Supervision – it is important to always keep...

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Healthy Holiday Dessert Recipe Roundup

Holiday parties are filled with family, friends and usually a range of desserts from cakes and cookies to ice cream and candy. This holiday season, try a healthy dessert that will satisfy your sweet tooth without the guilt. For example, the no-bake dark chocolate mint snowball treats are easy to prepare...

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Your Holiday Budget Game Plan

A recent survey found that 82 percent of adults in the U.S. find holiday spending stressful. Holiday parties, gift-giving, and the urge to vacation all add up to a less-than-happy bank account. Financial stress can take the joy out of the holiday season, but there are some small steps you can take...

Infant Ibuprofen Recalled

Tris Pharma, Inc. has announced that it is voluntarily recalling three (3) lots of Infants’ Ibuprofen Concentrated Oral Suspension. The recalled lots of the product may have higher concentrations of ibuprofen than the intended dosage.   There is a remote risk to infants.  Infants may be more susceptible to a...

Recess is Important-No Matter the Weather!

When you ask an elementary aged student what their favorite subject in school is, inevitably the majority will say “recess” or “lunch.”  Occasionally you may hear “gym” or another special class. I know at the school where I teach (Library and Technology), there has been a shift to valuing recess...

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The Rise in Childhood Diabetes

Diabetes is no longer just a problem for adults. In fact, the disease is being diagnosed in children with even greater frequency today than ever before, and is now considered to be one of the most common chronic diseases in children and adolescents. So how did this happen, and why? The...

Five Benefits of Massage Therapy
Five Benefits of Massage Therapy

Massage therapy has been a significant part of many cultures for many centuries. It has been practiced by ancient civilizations in China, Egypt,  and Greece. It was originally devised only for the Royals, but after time it eventually became a common practice for the masses who required physical stress release...

Eight Great Reasons to Give the Gift of Swimming

It’s that time again where we are clamoring to get the BEST gifts for our family members and friends.  Grandparents, friends and family are always asking me “What should I get {insert child’s name here} for Christmas?”   There are so many great reasons why swimming lessons are the perfect gift...

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