Category: Work/Life

The E. Coli Menace: What to Watch For

An outbreak of E. coli this year was responsible for several deaths in Europe and caused hundreds to get sick.  The epidemic renewed concerns about E. coli in general.  Here’s a quick overview. The bacteria Escherichia coli, commonly abbreviated E. coli, is found in the intestines of humans […]

9 Things You Shouldn’t Say to Your Child

Have you ever been so overwhelmed or stressed that you’ve said things you wish you could take back?  The following article, by Paula Spencer of, contains several parenting tips on alternative ways to communicate with children that can be more constructive and effective in the long-run.  Click […]

Think Before Recommending a Friend

Ever thought of recommending a friend for a job?  It may not always be in your best interest.  There are many pros and cons to consider, especially when recommending them to your place of work.  Click on the link below to read a thoughtful and useful article on the […]

Teaching a Child to Summon Help

We’ve all heard marvelous stories about children who save a loved one’s life. But would your children be able to rise to the occasion? It’s all about preparation. Teach your children how to dial 911 as soon as they can play with the phone. Make sure they know […]

Exercise and Forget the Sweat

Many people equate exercise with endless hours of huffing, puffing, sweating, and “hurting” at the gym. Don’t let this popular misconception keep you from reaping the benefits of increased physical activity. By spending 30 minutes five days a week doing the equivalent of a brisk walk, you will […]