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  • Acceptable exercises for pregnant women

    Acceptable exercises for pregnant women
    Women commonly gain weight during pregnancy. Though such weight gain is expected and perfectly natural, some women still want to maintain a healthy weight and hope to avoid gaining a few too many pounds while they're pregnant. Exercise can be a great...
  • Help your child transition from crib to bed

    Help your child transition from crib to bed
    Much of a young child's life revolves around adapting to new situations. Even when a routine is established, thingsĀ  can change and new skills must be learned. From moving from bottle to cup, to giving up a pacifier, to no longer using diapers or training...
  • How and when parents should say 'no' to their children

    How and when parents should say 'no' to their children
    “No” is a big, powerful word. When toddlers first learn it, they are asserting their independence – I AM! I am starting to think, feel and choose for myself. I love my parents but I am intoxicated by me! I may need help but I can do it...
  • Harvest festival celebrates Hampton learning garden on Saturday

    Harvest festival celebrates Hampton learning garden on Saturday
    The FOOT Community Learning Garden in Hampton is celebrating the end of its first growing season with an Open House, produce giveaway and harvest festival for children on Saturday. A nonprofit offshoot of Family Restoration Services, a mental health...
  • We can do better on these health hazards

    Over and over again, the ready availability of prescription drugs to unauthorized users is cited as a major contributor to drug abuse and death and as the gateway to illegal drugs for minors. So why do we make it so difficult to dispose of unused,...
  • Fathers and sons need each other desperately

    Fathers and sons need each other desperately
    Shooting sprees such as the most recent Newtown, Conn., tragedy are linked to mental health issues. Consequently, our efforts to affix a spotlight to wellness are paramount. With Father’s Day approaching, it’s enlightening to illuminate the...
  • Former Fogelsville psychiatrist convicted in pill mill trial

    Former Fogelsville psychiatrist convicted in pill mill trial
    A former Fogelsville psychiatrist could spend more than 20 years in prison after being convicted of breaking prescription medication laws and providing drug addicts with easy access to painkillers. Dr. David Daley, 59, of Williamsport will be sentenced...
  • Awards, honors for Lehigh Valley residents

    The U.S Travel Association recently awarded the Destination Marketing Organizations Rising Star Award to Brittany Berger, Social Media Manager of the Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau. The national award recognizes the achievements of an individual working...
  • Florida and Caribbean resort options for family and friend gatherings

    Florida and Caribbean resort options for family and friend gatherings
    “I have found out that there ain’t no surer way to find out whether you like people or hate them than to travel with them,” Mark Twain once observed. If “the more, the merrier” is your philosophy for this year’s...
  • Healthy snacks are essential in maintaining healthy diet

    Healthy snacks are essential in maintaining healthy diet
    If life is hectic between work, taking kids to and from school, sports and after-school activities, and the hustle and bustle of everyday life, you may feel as if there’s no time to eat healthy. But if you have a schedule like this, it is even...
  • Preschool nutrition can be challenging

    Preschool nutrition can be challenging
    Preschool children, specifically ages 2 to 5, are notoriously picky eaters, and parents need to recognize that this is developmentally appropriate, although frustrating! Preschool is an appropriate time to begin teaching children the importance of...