Month: April 2013

Yoga is so Hot Right Now

Yoga is so Hot Right Now

Yoga is so Hot Right Now Contributed by Zoë Calkins According to the American Yoga Association, yoga dates back more than 5,000 years and was practiced in ancient times to attain greater personal freedom, health and long life, and heightened self-understanding. It became widespread in […]

Things to Consider About Tattoos

Things to Consider About Tattoos

Things to Consider About Tattoos Contributed by Zoë Calkins Getting a tattoo is like getting married. You are making a commitment that will be with you for the rest of your life. In both cases, if you make the wrong decision, the only way out […]

This Weekend in NWA

This Weekend in NWA

Things to do This Weekend in NWA Razorfest Reynolds Razorback Stadium 10am-2pm Champions for Kids’ flagship event, Abbott Nutrition RazorFest is a FREE family event on April 20, 2013 at Razorback Stadium. The 9th annual event, includes fun zones, games, music, mascots, giveaways, health zones, […]

What’s Your Hydration Game Plan?

What’s Your Hydration Game Plan?

What’s Your Hydration Game Plan? No one in Northwest Arkansas knows more about hydration than Rhonda Fincher, founder and president of the Kendrick Fincher Hydration Foundation.  I am always in awe of parents that have lost a child and then go on to do great things and make […]

Derby Girl Earth Day at Ozark Natural Foods

Derby Girl Earth Day at Ozark Natural Foods

Ozark Natural Food is kicking off Earth Week with a Rummage Sale with the NWA Roller Derby girls at the outside seating area. All the proceeds will go to support the derby and Hope Cancer Resources. Mountain Bird Coffee will be sampling their coffee (while supplies last). […]

Reminder: Eat Seafood Twice a Week

Reminder: Eat Seafood Twice a Week

  Reminder: Eat Seafood Twice a Week A few years ago when everyone was talking about high levels of mercury in seafood, and I just cut them out of my diet. Now I am learning that the USDA and the American Medical Association agree that […]

Conflict: Pathway to Intimacy Part 2

Conflict: Pathway to Intimacy Part 2

7 Keys To Building Strong Families Gary J. Oliver, Ph.D. The Center for Relationship Enrichment on the campus of John Brown University Key #7:  Conflict: Pathway to Intimacy  Part 2     Jack didn’t even remember what the disagreement was about, but he did remember that […]

Dry Eye Syndrome: What You Need to Know

Dry Eye Syndrome: What You Need to Know

Dry Eyes Contributed by McDonald Eye Associates What causes dry eye syndrome? Dry eye syndrome is a common condition in which there is a deficiency in the quality and/or quantity of tears produced by the eyes. Tears perform an important function for the eye in […]

Gluten-Free Tax Deductions

Gluten-Free Tax Deductions

Gluten-Free Tax Deductions Can I deduct my LUNA bars? Yes! If you follow a gluten free diet for a medical reason such as celiac disease, you are eligible to write off some of the expenses. The deduction falls under the “1040 Schedule A for medical […]

Fleas, Ticks, and Mosquitoes, Oh My!

Fleas, Ticks, and Mosquitoes, Oh My!

Fleas, Ticks and Mosquitoes, Oh My! By Jeanne Champagne, Director of Boxer Rescue of NWA Just beyond the fence line here at Boxer Rescue of NWA, deer have worn a trail while making their daily trek to and from the thicket at the top of […]

Benefits of Indoor Plants

Benefits of Indoor Plants

  Benefits of Indoor Plants 1. Plants purify the air. This sounds terrific, but why do I need my air purified? I change my air filters and open the windows occasionally, shouldn’t I be fine? I researched this and found out why. Back in the 1970s, the United States was […]

Raising Female Engineers

Raising Female Engineers

  ABOUT GOLDIEBLOX Parents! You must get this for your little girls! What an awesome idea. GoldieBlox, Inc. is a toy company founded in 2012 by Debbie Sterling, a female engineer from Stanford University. Engineers are solving some of the biggest challenges our society faces. […]