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How Can I get my Toddler to brush her teeth?

How Can I get my Toddler to brush her teeth?

Here is a question from a reader: I love my little girl to pieces, it is truly a joy to be her mother. However, like every parent, there are times when I struggle with patience. It feels like a battle every night to get her teeth clean. […]

Feng Shui Your Way to Better Sleep

Feng Shui Your Way to Better Sleep

Feng Shui Your Way to Better Sleep Contributed by Zoë Calkins Humans require sleep in order to function properly. Sleeping too little causes our bodies to react negatively and can inhibit your productivity and ability to remember and consolidate information. Lack of sleep can also […]

Healthy Anger

Healthy Anger

7 Keys To Building Strong Families Gary J. Oliver, Ph.D. The Center for Relationship Enrichment on the campus of John Brown University Key #5:  The Gift Of Healthy Anger 1.    What your kids see you do as they grow up is what you’ll likely see […]

Hiking and Walking Trails in NWA Part 2

Hiking and Walking Trails in NWA Part 2

Contributed by www.nwafavorites.com Hideout Hollow Trail This is a wonderful little trail that takes you into a large bluff and waterfall area. It is often overlooked by hikers, since it is one of the lesser-known trails in the Buffalo National River trails system-you won’t see […]

Arkansas Parks and Rec programs

Arkansas Parks and Rec programs

Northwest Arkansas has wonderful park and recreation programs. From senior yoga classes to soccer for three year olds, these programs are very affordable and a lot of fun! It’s a great way to meet new friends and neighbors and get some exercise.  Check out what your town […]

Happy {healthy} Holidays

Happy {healthy} Holidays

By Corbin Bourne Eating healthy during the holidays can be difficult.  With german chocolate cake, dumplings, and stuffing always seeming readily available during the season, the diet plan is sure to take a hit.   As if the holidays aren’t stressful enough, finding time to make […]

How to Deal with Annoying Relatives during the Holidays

How to Deal with Annoying Relatives during the Holidays

By Eddie Greg There is the egotistical cousin who went to college in Europe and knows more about everything than you and likes to point it out, the millionaire uncle and his third wife who make Donald Trump look modest, and there’s the redneck step-brother […]

Grill For a Thrill; Healthy Suggestions for Tailgating With A Purpose

Grill For a Thrill; Healthy Suggestions for Tailgating With A Purpose

Contributed by Corbin Bourne Game day is in the air; you can smell it.  The taste of burgers and hot dogs on the grill overwhelms your palate.  There are cream dips lined on every plaid laden table across the parking lot, and well, you just […]

NEW WORLD-CLASS CANCER TREATMENT CENTER IN NWA

NEW WORLD-CLASS CANCER TREATMENT CENTER IN NWA

Highlands Oncology Group is pleased to announce that they have expanded their cancer treatment services with the opening of a state-of-the-art, 56,000-square-foot comprehensive cancer care clinic in Rogers. With the opening of this facility, Northwest Arkansas will have the premiere cancer treatment facility in the […]

Making Strides Oct 23 at Arvest Ballpark

Making Strides Oct 23 at Arvest Ballpark

Contributed by Laurie Anderson Community Promotions Chair American Cancer Society The Making Strides event is not a race; it is a celebration of survivorship, an occasion to express hope, and a shared goal to end a disease that threatens the lives of so many people […]

Erin plus Eight: Her Surrogacy Story

Erin plus Eight: Her Surrogacy Story

Contributed by Zoë Calkins Surrogacy is one of the most controversial solutions to infertility. The ethics involved have sparked the public’s interest; lighting a ring of fire-y opinions held even by doctors all over the country. However, surrogacy is also something people know very little […]

9 Ways to Avoid Summertime… Annoyances

9 Ways to Avoid Summertime… Annoyances

9 Ways to Avoid Summertime… Annoyances Contributed by:  Lauren Treat Summer is a fun time of outdoor activities and adventure, but it can also be a time of carefree risk-taking and accidents.  Common sense and preventive preparation can reduce the likelihood of many summertime ailments.  […]