Indoor vs Outdoor Air

Hey guys – Happy New Year! I can’t believe it’s 2018 already, yet, at the same time, I’m so glad we’re moving on from 2017. I’ve been MIA just a bit thanks to the wonderful sicknesses of winter, including hand foot and mouth disease, some sort of horrible stomach bug, and course your good ol’ […]

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Unplug your life

With all the distractions in our lives today, it’s time to think about how disconnecting might benefit you and your family. Do you or your spouse have limited interactions with family members while on your phone? Are your kids always on the computer or watching TV? Do they prefer the iPad to playing outside with […]

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8 things to do outside this fall

  Wait, it’s October already?! Fall really creeped up on me this year, and now that it’s fall, winter is coming. The mornings are starting out a little cooler, the days are getting shorter, and (eek!) the Halloween costumes are showing up in stores. As much as I hate it, I love it. Fall is […]

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Getting Down and Dirty

There is plenty of research outlining the benefits of kids playing outside, gettin’ dirty, and maybe even, (gulp) eating a little dirt. It has been shown that exposure to “dirt” in outdoor settings can improve their immune system because of one underlying fact:  you are exposing your kids to organisms that allow and require their […]

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