The importance of just being a kid goes far beyond having fun
For children, playtime is serious business. It enhances learning and helps shape our brains in ways that have lifelong implications.
The Young Child Expo Spokane focuses on ways to foster healthy childhoods
As Donald Rumsfeld famously declared, there are things "we don't know we don't know." While the statement has been subject to endless ridicule, it does have an unsettling application to raising and educating children.
Tackling the many variations of ADHD challenges therapists, parents, teachers and kids
Jason has a new backpack, Ashley's signed up for soccer, and Matthew already knows what his science project will be. Soon school corridors will be full of noisy, eager kids ready for a new school year, and parents across the nation will cross their fingers that this will be a year of learning, growing, making friends and fitting in.
The farm-to-table ethic keeps fresh ingredients on local menus and brings growers together
Whether it's eggs in the Kootenai omelet or ground beef in their Shepherd's Pie, Garnet Cafe chef Joe Zornick can tell you where those ingredients come from: McLane Farms. "Farm to table for me," says Zornick.
A good bra can improve myriad health issues — and make you happy
They come in all sizes — miniscule, balloon-shaped or perfectly reconstructed. And while many women would prefer to pop on a comfy old bra and not think another thing about it, an ill-ftting undergarment can lead to poor posture, back and even breathing issues.
Preventing falls is a mind-body exercise
The sound of thunder rolls across the parquet flooring of the Corbin Senior Center. Stomp!
Put one foot in front of the other until you find what you've been missing
We were out of water. Had been for three hours, maybe longer.