Sleep smarts: Sleep is an important part of back-to-school preparation
Does your list of school supplies include sleep? Studies say it should, especially for teens. Perhaps reminding your student that there is a proven relationship between healthy sleep habits and academic success might help encourage healthier habits. Suggest that your students try following these tips, a little bit at a t...
Creative and healthier after-school snack ideas
When school starts, kids' schedules fill up fast, and that means they need the right fuel to keep their growing bodies and minds satisfied. After a long day of learning, kids require a snack that will get them through homework, after-school sports and other activities until dinner is served. Before you reach for the defa...
Family-friendly fall food pairings
From fresh harvests to flavorful spices, the fall season is full of opportunity, especially when it comes to the foods we eat. With a little creativity, enjoying classic fall flavors can be delicious, fun and easy for the entire family. Here are a few fall food pairings that both kids and adults will love.
Six ways to keep your workouts regular, fun and injury-free
In a perfect world, you'd develop a workout schedule for the next six months, stick to it flawlessly and find yourself at the level of fitness you hoped to achieve. But as many know all too well, life sometimes gets in the way, be it in the form of an injury, lack of motivation or simply running out of time. While sticki...
Youth safety around the farm: tractors are tools, not toys
The warm summer months into the fall harvest season are some of the most beautiful times on the farm. Crops are in full-swing, fruit is abundant and families often make annual trips to local farms and festivals during this time. Whether you live on a farm or plan to visit one this season, now is the perfect time to remin...
Back-to-school meals made easy with grapes
The summertime probably felt like it whizzed by, and now you're getting into the back-to-school mode. Luckily, you can keep a sweet taste of summer in meals and snacks with refreshing grapes from California.
A woman's 'rare' journey: life with an uncommon disease
Everyone has a rare quality or a characteristic that sets him or her apart from others - a special talent, a unique interest or, for some, a rare disease. People living with rare diseases are extraordinary in many ways, often demonstrating exemplary traits when faced with extraordinary challenges.