The Impact of Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood and its funding has been a fiercely debated topic in the United States, with passionate movements on both ends striving to either defund or save the clinic’s services. With all of the organization’s surrounding controversy, it is important to get informed and understand...

Easy Ways to Workout With Your Kids

Now that we’ve reached the unofficial end of summer, you might be wondering what’s the best way to keep your kids active during the school year.  An active family is a healthy family, so here are a few tips for working out with your kids.   Host...

How To Be a More Conscious Consumer

There’s no denying it—we’re living in an age where more is more and where “stuff” signifies social standing. While it’s important to take a step back and evaluate what you actually need versus what you want, there is also no shame in the shopping game....

What Strangers Have Taught Us

While we're often caught up in our own little bubble and surroundings, we can often ignore those around us and write them off as un-significant to our lives. But sometimes the smallest interactions with a stranger can change our lives. Today we're going to be...

How to Teach Your Kids Respect

With Summer coming to a close and the start to a new school year just around the corner, it’s time to take a step back and evaluate the values and beliefs you want to instill in your child before sending them off. In a world...

How To Donate Unwanted Goods

Sadly, it’s almost time to start packing away summer. But before you toss those unwanted clothes and items in the garbage, here are a few tips on how to easily donate your unwanted goods.   Try on all clothing before storing for the winter. Before packing up your...

Little Ways to Go Out of Your Way for Others

Let’s face it, sometimes we get so wrapped up in our own lives that we stop thinking about how we could go out of our way for others. This week, let’s change that! Today marks the first day of International Be Kind to Humankind week,...

Eco-Friendly Back to School Shopping

Ahh, back-to-school shopping. There’s nothing like the rush of excitement our kids get from the satisfaction of buying crisp new folders, stacks of paper and a stylish new backpack. But on a logistical note, purchasing these heavy-duty plastics and papers every year can take a...