Cancer patients list transportation as one of the biggest roadblocks to treatment. The American Cancer Society’s Road to Recovery program alleviates that burden by providing cancer patients with free rides… read more →
streby Julie Peterson Wade Breunig, of Buckeye, Arizona, had lost his marriage, his job and his house. To combat depression, he went to the local animal shelter to adopt the… read more →
Gifts that Evoke Kids’ Creativity by Sandra Murphy Choosing thoughtful gifts for kids can be a challenge, especially when opting for creativity over this year’s hot toy. It’s possible to… read more →
Six Ways to Bring On Joy by James Baraz To truly enjoy the holidays, try these simple, research-based practices to maintain a healthy state of mind.
To celebrate the recent grand opening of Paradise Academy of Massage, an Open House and packing party for the Homeless Period Project will be held on Saturday, November 10, from… read more →
Fresh Hope for a Troubled Planet by Linda Sechrist Recognizing that it might be too late by the time they are older, many young people are already acting collectively and… read more →
Places that Encourage Healthy Living by Avery Mack Dan Buettner’s book The Blue Zones: Lessons for Living Longer from the People Who’ve Lived the Longest launched a movement a decade… read more →
Popular Needlework Crafts Go Green Whether for function, decoration or personal gifting, the skillful hobbies of yarn arts such as knitting, quilting, weaving, stitching, sewing, crocheting and macramé are going… read more →
This year, the Raleigh-based The Garden Club of North Carolina, Inc. (GardenClubOfNC.org), with more than 200 chapters, is working with the state DOT to commemorate the centennial of America’s entry into World War I by planting red poppies and bachelor buttons. Roadside Development Chairperson Pat Cashwell reports that about 1,500 acres of wildflowers,
The plugged-in, stressed-out world that challenges adults can be even more difficult for teens in the throes of hormones, peer pressure and a selfie culture. Parents can help their children thrive and become empowered individuals by nurturing desirable character traits such as resourcefulness, resilience, perseverance, self-reliance, independence, empathy and social competence.
Child psychologist Michele Borba, Ed.D., of Palm Springs, California, is a former classroom teacher and the mother of three grown children who dispenses advice at MicheleBorba.com/blog.