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Taekwondo has been a major part of my life for the past 28 years. It has grown from a curiosity to a way of life. I am proud to be a part of the Taekwondo community. I feel good about my abilities, my achievements and my impact on many others. I...

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Ask most parents what their dreams are for their family, and among the top responses you'll likely hear:1.     A long and healthy life2.     Happiness3.     A sense of belongingAsk those same parents what the top “life lessons” they wish to teach...

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Winter is here! If you're snowed in and not sure how to keep the little ones occupied, look no further! Here are five snow day activities for preschoolers:

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Halloween is just around the corner, and many of you and your families will enjoy trick-or-treating in your neighborhoods and collecting goodies! We thought we'd share some safety tips from the Centers for Disease Control and...

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These days, we have cameras in our hands nearly all the time. Taking great photos has become a national obsession. If these photos are of the people that matter most to you and they look like they came straight out of a sports magazine, even...

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Between work and after-school activities, it can be a challenge to make quick, nutritious meals as well as eat together as a family. Eating together has many benefits including communication skills, cooperation, cooking skills and table manners....

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From social media to email to everything in-between, technology is an ever-present part of our daily lives. A study by analytics firm Flurry found that in 2016 the average American “spent up to 5 hours per day on mobile devices, an increase of 20%...

Anne Schneider

School is back in session and the soccer field is calling!  Here are some of our favorite-at home drills to get your child ready for fall soccer. 

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Between smart phones, internet ready televisions, laptops, portable gaming systems, and electronic toys, technology influences have infiltrated nearly every aspect of our lives. Access to technology has increased dramatically over the past decade.

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Knowing Your Family Health History Could Save Your Life or a Loved One’sWe inherit many things from our parents – mannerisms, physical characteristics and, of course, genes. Because we have many genetic factors in common with our family members,...

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