By Rob Roe Imagine a group of kids who not only choose to go to class two to three times per week, but actually look forward to class. Imagine they are there to listen and learn. Imagine that they look up to you as their teacher and are hoping you will teach them something new every time they see you….

Setting Social Media Boundaries for Babysitters Can Prevent Dangerous Situations

By Matthew Casey You are looking forward to a much-needed date night with your spouse. You make plans for a fun evening and line up a babysitter. Upon the sitter’s arrival to your house, you go over the standard instructions: important phone numbers, approved snacks, amount of screen time on electronics and appropriate bedtimes. But one thing many parents fail…

by Simon Smith Some subjects, by their very nature, can be difficult to teach your child. Take peer pressure for example—how cool (or uncool) is it for you as a parent to try and teach your children about keeping their cool when it comes to acting cool around other kids? Before you try and say that 10 times really fast,…

Contact Mccoy and Hiestand if you are affected by Louisville factory emissions

Even when companies are diligently upgrading their products to reduce harm it sometimes seems they don’t have their consumers’ or neighbors’ best interests in mind. American Synthetic Rubber Company in Louisville has requested a modification of its emissions goals under the Strategic Toxic Air Reduction (STAR) program. They argued that while they have been able to cut the plant’s emissions…

By Ben Dampf Proper nutrition is crucial for endurance athletes. Fueling up the right way enhances race day performance and those training sessions leading up to it. World-class athletes pay considerable attention to what they eat and when they eat it—in many cases tracking that information down to the calorie and minute. In a perfect world, we could all be…

food health and safety

By Bryan Silver We’ve always been told that breakfast is an important part of our day; it’s literally the fuel that gets our morning going. Whether it’s mentally processing information or completing physical tasks, the things we all do on a daily basis require energy, and that means eating the right foods—or, better put, avoiding the wrong foods. Oh sure,…

By Jon E. Lewis Do your family or friends have hobbies that you think look fun? What could be better than taking up a hobby that your family and friends are passionate about? If your spouse regularly participates in an activity, ask him/her if you can tag along. If your friend is an avid kayaker, see if she might show…

By Florence J. Murray Every job causes stress. Even people who love what they do and who they do it with can experience job-related pressure. The pressure is often self-inflicted by those who are driven to succeed. Whether the stress comes from meeting difficult deadlines, pleasing a particular person, or simply striving to achieve the best possible outcome for a…

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