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Category Archives: Family

Keep it Cool—Tips to Alleviate Family Tensions this Thanksgiving

fighting couple

Here’s some stress busters for a conflict-free Thanksgiving. While the holidays are about celebrating family togetherness, spending too much time with our loved ones may inadvertently lead to tension and conflict.   To help us maintain a stress free Thanksgiving, here are some suggestionsthat we can do to keep arguments at bay. Pick Our Battles Part

Understanding Genealogy on National Family History Month

multiple family generations

October is National Family History Month. October is National Family History and, as the name suggests, this month is dedicated to learning more about our ancestors.  One suggestion is by exploring our genealogy. According to Merriam Webster the definition has four iterations and they are: Definition of genealogy 1: an account of the descent of a person, family,

Can Pets Improve Our Health?

beagle running in the grass

Studies have suggested that owning pets can help us live longer. Those of us who own pets know just how much our animal friends bring to our lives.  However, many of us may be surprised to know that studies have shown that pets can actually improve our health and may help us live longer.  While

How We Can Eliminate Toxins from Our Homes

home filled with plants

We’d like to invite you to join us with these suggestions to remove unwanted toxins from our homes. With all the pollution and environmental toxins that we are exposed to throughout the day, the last thing that we want is for harmful chemicals to invade our homes. Fortunately, there are steps that we can take to

Please, and Thank You! Let’s Be Courteous this September

polite handshake

Let’s honor National Children’s Good Manners Month and National Courtesy Month. Now that it’s September let’s remind ourselves that children AND adults need to be polite and considerate. This is because both National Children’s Good Manners Month and National Courtesy Month are focusing on both in September.  As parents, one of the best things that we

Let’s Observe National Suicide Prevention Month

woman looking off into the distance sadly

How we can observe National Suicide Prevention Month. September is National Suicide Prevention Month. This month we’d like to promote compassion and awareness about the subject and discussing the mental health issues that can lead to suicidal thoughts.  Every year, more than 41,000 individuals take their own lives, leaving behind loved ones who are most

Fun Ideas for This American Family Day

family at the beach at sunset

Here’s some information about American Family Day! American Family Day falls on the first Sunday of every August.  This occasion was first established in the state of Arizona in 1977.  However, it has since grown in popularity, and many other states now observe it as well.  As the name suggests, American Family Day is dedicated