According to the Safe Kids Worldwide organization, more children ages 5 to 14 are seen in emergency rooms for injuries related to biking than any other sport. Helmets can reduce the risk of severe brain injuries by 88 percent – yet only 45 percent of children 14 and under usually wear a bike helmet.
As you all probably know by now, the name of this show you are watching is called Moms Everyday. However, that doesn’t mean we moms don’t think dads are extremely important in our kids’ lives! We care about dads, too! And today we’d like to tell you about a brand new organization in town made just for dads called “Dads Advising Dads.”
When selling a home, one of the biggest questions that sellers ask is “how do I price my home to SELL?” Price it too high, and it may scare away potential buyers…or take longer to sell. Price it too low, and the seller may lose money. Shannyn Pinkert, a Real Estate Agent with C&M Realty, share tips on how to price our homes.
Did you know that Steam Cooking is one of the most ancient ways of cooking? Our ancestors were able to warm and soften fish, fruits and other products using natural stones warmed up on a hot spring. But did you also know that there are many benefits to cooking with steam? (Maybe our ancestors were on to something!)
Before you know it, summer will be here and your kids will be looking for something fun to do! And what better way to have fun than to experience the great outdoors----hiking, swimming, canoeing, snorkeling, fishing, roasting marshmallows, singing by an open campfire, and spending time with lots of great new friends?!
Over the past few years, financial need has grown among many students throughout the Eau Claire school district. A substantial number of these children receive free or reduced lunch and are unable to afford some very basic items needed on a daily basis. Because of this need, Trinity Lutheran Church has formed a partnership with one school, Flynn Elementary School in Eau Claire, to help support these students.
I think every parent has a very similar goal in life---to be the very BEST parent that we can be to our children and to guide them in the right direction as they grow into adulthood. But, sometimes, we may feel as if we don’t have a clue when it comes to “parenting,” and we question whether or not we’re doing it right! Wouldn’t it be nice to have a little ‘parental guidance’ along the way?!
When many of us moms were kids, we learned about the “Food Pyramid” and what it meant with regards to our daily nutritional intake. The foods on the bottom of the pyramid were ones we could eat a lot of throughout the day, like breads, cereals, and other whole grains. The foods at the top of the pyramid, like fats and sweets, we needed to eat sparingly. Well, the food pyramid is no longer used to teach our kids about nutrition. Instead, there is a new method of instruction called “My Plate.”