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How Can We Be Effective Communicators at Work and Home?

How We Can Be Effective Communicators at Work and at Home

We invite you to join us as we work on our ability to communicate clearly and effectively. Many of us know how frustrating it is to have our words misunderstood. Not only does this often result in wasted time, but it can also make for tense relations both at work and at home. This is

Bring Home a Furry Friend This National Adopt a Shelter Pet Month

Bring Home a Furry Friend This National Adopt a Shelter Pet Month

Let’s get involved this National Adopt a Shelter Pet Month. Please, may I preface this with a disclaimer, I rescued my pup 3 ½ years ago (or actually, she rescued me) and my life (perhaps, our lives) have never been better. I’m biased. Even if there is a specific breed that we would prefer, there

Let’s Get Involved This National Family Health and Fitness Day USA

Let’s Get Involved This National Family Health and Fitness Day USA

Let’s get the whole family up and moving! Today is Family Health & Fitness Day USA, a national event that looks to promote family involvement in physical activity. While many organizations throughout the nation will hold events in honor of this day, there are things that we can do on our own to get our

Observing National Grief Awareness Day

Observing National Grief Awareness Day

Let’s take time to heal this National Grief Awareness Day. Today is National Grief Awareness Day, a day that recognizes the time that it takes to heal from a loss.  This day serves as a reminder that closure comes in many different forms and that grief can manifest itself in many different ways. On this

Fun Ideas for National Book Lovers Day

Fun Ideas for National Book Lovers Day

Let’s celebrate National Book Lovers Day with these family-friendly ideas. Today is National Book Lovers Day and, as the name suggests, this day is dedicated to celebrating our love of reading.  While curling up with a good book is a great way to celebrate this day, there are also more interactive things that we can

Thanks, Mom and Dad! It’s National Parents Day

Thanks Mom and Dad! It’s National Parents Day

We’d like to invite you to join us as we express our gratitude for National Parents Day. As we celebrated our mothers in May and our fathers in June, it makes sense that we would celebrate both parents in July.  Today is National Parents Day, a day dedicated to showing our appreciation for the people

Let’s Learn How We Can Keep Our Children Mentally Engaged This Summer

Let’s Learn How We Can Keep Our Children Mentally Engaged This Summer

Let’s try out these suggestions to keep our kids sharp even when school’s out. Just because it’s summer vacation doesn’t mean that our kids can’t keep learning and engaging their minds.  In fact, there are a lot of activities that we can do with our children to help them stay sharp.  Here are some suggestions