Archives for May2016

Get up and Get Out There: 9 Fitness Ideas for the Whole Family

 May is National Fitness Month; add in some new ways to get your sweat on this summer. It’s the time of year you want to shed that winter coat and …

The Hidden Conversation: A Possible Explanation for Twins and Telepathy

Identicals can take synchronicity to another level– but how exactly? Imagine for a moment that you are a twin (if you aren’t, of course): your very first sensations and awareness …

Dealing with the Loss of a Loved One

Coping with a Family Loss: A Heartfelt, Open Approach Most of us fully understand that while death is a part of life, it actually never seems to get easier to …

Double Talk: The Secret Language of Twins

Even inside the womb, twins start to play and form their own bond that is unlike any other when it comes to language. With the recent innovations in imaging technology, …

Get Up and Go! Making Sure the Kids Get Their Exercise

Give children some great reasons to stay connected to their bodies by getting your exercise as a family. We all know we should stay active, but we get busy, then …

Building a Life Worth Living: the Value of Creative Play in Child Development

Creative spirit isn’t a rare gift only some of us possess; it’s an essential development tool. Human civilization did not arise spontaneously out of a vacuum; it grew incrementally by …

Playground Pals: Helping Your Child Make Friends

Fostering new friendships isn’t always self-explanatory for kids– and it can become more challenging as they get older. We know from our own first friendships that it isn’t always effortless …

Good News, Good Mood: Promising Breakthroughs in Mental Health

In honor of the recognition of Mental Health Month, let’s take a look at some of the milestones achieved with mood disorders. Mental illness is an excruciating ordeal for sufferers …

The Skin You’re In: 9 Must-Know Facts About the Sun and Your Skin

It’s Skin Cancer Awareness Month and a great time to boost your family’s regiment. Most of us don’t think about the difference between getting our daily dose of Vitamin D …

In Bloom: 9 Crafty Spring Activities to Keep Your Kids Smiling

Make a little seasonal something with your children to celebrate nature’s gifts. The sunlight beckons, the flowers blossom, and as the school year creeps toward summer like the flowers creep …