What is life about, if not for the tears, trials, love, and laughter brought to us by family?
Great relationships take work, and even more so when families decide to blend together! Although it takes the cooperation of the entire family unit to make it flow easily, I would like to focus on who I believe are the unsung HEROS of stepfamilies... STEPDADS
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124th Boston Marathon to be Held Virtually The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) has announced that the 124th Boston Marathon will be held as a virtual event, following Boston Mayor Martin Walsh’s cancellation of the marathon as a mass participation road running event due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The virtual Boston Marathon will be complemented by a series of virtual events throughout the second week of September. - BAA.org Wow. Who would have
We’ve been told that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Whether you are a morning person who loves making breakfast, or you barely have time to grab something healthy on your way out the door, eating breakfast helps you start your day on the right foot. We’ve compiled our favorite essential oil breakfast recipes that are perfect for a lazy Sunday morning, a rushed weekday, or any time you are feeling like your breakfast routine could use a shakeup. Enjoy these e
When you wake up on September 11, make a point to make your bed because it is Make Your Bed Day!
This unofficial holiday with unknown origins encourages people to make and tidy up their beds in the mornings. Making up the bed or making the bed are expressions used to refer to the act of fixing the bed to look like it hasn't been slept in. This is usually done in the morning. Sleep Better Studies show that inculcating the habit of making beds every morning can increase produc
September 10 is Swap Ideas Day. It is a day to share thoughts, barter goods, exchange ideas, trade opinions and discuss viewpoints with family members, friends, co-workers and strangers.
This unofficial holiday is a celebration of the collaborative spirit. It promotes the notion that knowledge grows best when shared and that best ideas come about through teamwork. After all, two (or more) heads are better than one!
Did You Know… …that the use of the word swap originated in
September 9 is Teddy Bear Day, a day to bring out all your teddy bears and thank them for their company, the fun times you have had with them, and for all the days and nights they comforted you. Also, don't forget to give your teddy a big hug and apologize for all the rough housing your poor teddy bear may have had to go through in your childhood. Teddy Roosevelt Thought to have been created in the early 20th century, this iconic toy owes its name to American President Theodo
Forgive and Be Happy Forgiveness is the deliberate act of giving up on feelings of resentment or vengeance towards a person, group, or institution that may have wronged you. Most religions and cultures hold forgiveness as one of the key elements of living a good, honest and pure life. Scientific studies have shown that practicing forgiveness can improve the physical and mental health of the forgiver. People who forgive those who have hurt them tend to live happier and healthi
Date when celebrated: Always the first Monday in September Dedicated in honor of the American worker, it is also appropriately called the "workingman's holiday". The holiday is dedicated to you in respect and appreciation for the work you do in or outside of the home, union or non-union, big company, small companies, or government. As long as you work somewhere at something, this holiday is for you! The first Labor Day was held celebrated in New York City on September 5, 1882
Self Improvement Month reminds us that we all need to improve — and we all need to care for ourselves. It’s an opportunity for us to assess how satisfied we are with ourselves and to take the necessary steps to become who we aspire to be. Note: The self-improvement industry, valued at nearly $11 billion in the United States, offers books and other products intended to improve personal, mental, and physical health.
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Safety for Your Child: Birth to 6 Months - Falls
"Babies wiggle and move and push against things with their feet soon after they are born. Even these very first movements can result in a fall. As your baby grows and is able to roll over, he or she may fall off of things unless protected. Do not leave your baby alone on changing tables, beds, sofas, or chairs. Put your baby in a safe place such as a crib or playpen when you cannot hold him. Your baby may be able to crawl as