Posts Tagged: holidays

Choosing safe gifts for kids this holiday season

Do you know what toys are safe for a child? As an adult, sometimes it’s hard to tell. A toy might not look dangerous to you, but hazards may lurk for children. A recent example is the popular “Boppy” which was recalled earlier this year due to hazards and infant deaths that were reported to…
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Body Image During the Holidays

You may be ahead of the game and preparing for the holiday; planning the decor, the menu and outfits. As you revisit your closet, you may find some things that may fit a little more snug than you remember, which is normal. With the world going through a pandemic, many people have experienced a difference…
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Managing Holiday Stress

It’s that time of year again!  The holidays are upon us. Decorations are being hung, gifts are being bought, holiday music fills the air. For some, these festive signs can be soothing and a gentle push into the holiday spirit while shopping for the right gift and making sure all the spices and sides are…
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Avoid falls this holiday and winter season

Did you know that falls are the second leading cause of injuries just behind motor vehicle/motorcycle accidents? With the onset of the holiday and winter seasons, comes bad weather and other factors that can increase the likelihood of falls. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one out of five falls causes a…
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Thanksgiving table with turkey and sides

The Feast

Thinking of the traditional Thanksgiving and holiday dishes of turkey, mashed potatoes with gravy, sweet potato casserole, green beans and pecan pie can make your mouth water! It’s food we look forward to and love to eat this time of year. And then comes January. Research differs on the average amount the scale creeps up…
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