Families

Country’s Largest National Parks Hit Visitation Records
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Many of the country's most prominent national parks, including Grand Canyon, Yellowstone and Zion, set new visitation records in 2015.
Officials say the records could be short-lived as the National Park Service celebrates its centennial in 2016, when even bigger cro…
Thanksgiving – Delicious Any Way You Cook It!
It really is more than just the food. For many of us Thanksgiving is a favorite holiday for a myriad of reasons. That rings true for our pal Tim Bryce who this week writes about his memories of all that’s great about Thanksgiving…
except cranberries...
Memorial Foundation Marks A Quarter Century Of Service
KIT and I have been supporters of the Memorial Foundation for most of its 25 years. That’s a lot of money raised and a lot of lives touched and helped.
The Memorial Foundation is the philanthropic partner of Memorial Family of Services and this month they’re celebratin…
Crayola Cashes In On Adult Coloring Craze
According to psychologists, coloring can lower stress levels and help calm and focus not only kids but adults too.  We've talked about this before but now its a full fledged phenomenon with coloring giant Crayola taking the lead.
Crayola is cashing in on the craze with a series of kits call…
There Is A Better Bedtime For Your Kids
It seems like no matter how tired they are, most kids simply don’t want to go to bed and will holdout as long as possible. Indulgent parents may fudge the “official” bedtime a bit depending on what’s going on and what time the kids need to …
Music Rivals Reading For Best Childhood Development
Want to help your child or grandchild succeed in school and life? Buy them a piano! Ok, that’s an exaggeration, but bringing music into their lives at a young age can make all the difference.
It’s like a Geico commercial—did you know reading to a child helps make…
Too Much Social Media A Mental Health Risk For Kids
The picture of Kate and her cousin Ellen may be more telling than we know! On the surface they appear normally abnormal- just a couple of wacky little kids having fun. But….like so many other kids today, these two fabulous little nut jobs are addicted to mine craft and so I have to wonder, ca…

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