Flu season has started — and with the rates of the H1N1 virus increasing, people are looking for ways to boost their immunity. Scientists have been examining the association between exercise and immunity for several decades. Their theory so far is what they call a “J-shaped curve” for exericse and immunity. The risk of catching a […]
Research shows that family meals are almost magical. Almost every benefit you could want for your child and your family has been shown to be related to the simple act of sitting down without the TV and eating a meal together.
Now is a great time of year to provide more fruits and vegetables for your children. We are fortunate to have many farm markets in Ohio. Or, you may have fruits and vegetables in your own back yard. Fruits and vegetables in season are inexpensive to provide for your family. Fall is the […]
It’s that time of year for many young people to spread their wings and test their independence by heading off to college. This is a great transition time for both parents and young adults because the rules will change, the expectations are somewhat unknown and the responsibility factors can be overwhelming. As parents, we are […]
I wanted to alert you to two programs on money management that will air on Public Broadcasting TV stations. Look for them on your local station. They should be showing Wednesday, September 9th at 8 PM and 9 PM EDT. See the descriptions below: “Families Stand Together: Feeling Secure in Tough Times” features brief documentaries […]
Here are some additional resources as we start the new school year from the National Council on Family Relations (NCFR)… The National Association of School Psychologists has a free tip sheet for parents as their children return to school. Find it here: http://www.nasponline.org/resources/home_school/b2shandout.aspx Mental Health America (formerly the National Mental Health Association) also has some […]