Family

Hidden Signs of Stress in Kids

As parents with a million things on our plates, we might not think that our kids have much to stress about. After all, we often take care of their every need! But even kids in the most loving families can experience stress from time to time, and it’s completely normal. Parents can often miss…

5 Acts of Kindness that Make a Big Difference

One of the brightest spots from the past year was seeing how people connected and lifted each other up in new ways. Even when we couldn’t be together physically, we still saw how families could make a difference in the lives of others with an encouraging message or care package. Let’s keep that spirit…

Team Up as A Family Against Discrimination

This month, team up against discrimination with your family to help improve our world! March 21 is Elimination of Racial Discrimination Day, recognizing the efforts that have been made toward ending discrimination, and the work that is still left to do. We can work all year to eliminate discrimination in our communities through large…

Swap Household Cleaners for Safer Supplies

If you feel like you’ve been cleaning the house constantly this year to keep safe against the pandemic, you’re not alone. In 2020, the global cleaning supply market’s value went through the roof as people bought up supplies to keep their families healthy. Still, many parents have concerns about introducing too many chemicals into…

Are You High-Risk for Cancer? How You Can Learn More

Have you ever wondered if you could possibly develop cancer? It often catches people off-guard, but there are several methods that medical science has discovered to determine an individual’s risk of getting this daunting disease. Even though it seems like a grim topic, there are several benefits to discussing your personal risk of cancer…

Why You Should Learn Your Family’s Heart History

When you go to a first appointment with a new doctor, you’ll typically be asked to fill out a questionnaire about your family’s health history. We might know most of the major illnesses that our family members have had, especially major events they’ve experienced like heart attack or stroke. There are many lesser-known conditions…

Keep A Positive Mindset with Help from the Whole Family

Are you trying to put a positive spin on your New Year’s resolutions with a healthier, upbeat attitude towards life? Get the whole family involved to give 2021 a big positivity boost! Here are some ways you and your family can foster an optimistic outlook all year long.  Exchange Positivity Postcards Set a regular…

Start a Family Gratitude Journal for 2021

Has your family written all their “Thank-You” cards from Christmas yet? Don’t worry, we won’t tell if they haven’t! If getting your kids to write cards to their relatives who bought them presents over the holidays is a tough sell, here’s a way to get them in the habit of being grateful for the…

Help Your Community and Bond as a Family: Volunteer!

When we get a chance to spend time with our family, most of us would usually opt to relax in each other’s company rather than working hard. However, if you’re looking for new ways to bond with your kids and spouse, sign up to volunteer! Doing something positive for your community will bring you…

Spot the Signs of Opioid Abuse in your Family

December is a month of much celebration and good cheer, but it’s also one of the hardest times for people who know the struggles of drug abuse. Whether it’s yourself, or a family member who is addicted to substances, this time of year can put a strong focus on the issues that it causes…