November 2021 Issue

Let’s All Give Thanks!

We know some of you have your Christmas decor up already, but let’s not skip over Thanksgiving.  The first half of the Holidays is around the corner and we’re here to help you enjoy all that it offers your family.  Click on our local spotlights, articles, and guides below.

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From the Publisher
November 21

My family has recently been dealing with the heartbreaking loss of my father. While I could go on and on about what an amazing gift he was to our family, I won’t (not today at least), but I would like to share with you some of the truly unexpected emotions and lessons I have experienced […]

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Embrace the Challenges

A few months ago, I was giving an IQ test to an adorable little boy. As the questions became more difficult, he looked at me and said, “This is challenging. I love a good challenge.” His reaction was so different. Typically, children become frustrated when it gets too hard or they give a whiney variation […]

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Can I Protect Myself Against Inflation?

Q. All the talk on the news about inflation is a little scary. Is there any way to protect yourself against it on a day-to-day basis? A. When people start talking about inflation, it seems like there are always some who want to start collecting gold, fill eve-ry container they own with gasoline and stick […]

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Sports Specialization:
Is It a Good Idea?

While sports can provide a multitude of emotional and physical benefits for kids, specializing in a single sport at too early of an age can pose risks. How do you know when—or if— your child should specialize in a sport they love? What is Sports Specialization? Brian Harvey, O.D., a pediatric sports medicine physician, says […]

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Teaching Children the Value of Work

What are your views on teaching children good work habits? Many of our friends don’t require their kids to help out or work around the house, but we both strongly feel that instilling a strong work ethic early in life is one of the best things you can do as a parent for your children. […]

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