Planning a Sweet Labor Day Party? Make it Count!

Don’t let summer’s last gasp pass you by without a celebration Labor Day is one of our favorite times of the year. After working hard all year long, it’s a moment we can unwind and simply relax, or play hard. Either way, let’s just admit one...

How to Make Your Neighborhood a Community

Sometimes you want to go where everybody knows your name Once upon a time, yards weren’t guarded off by 8-foot fences. Instead, kids played all over the neighborhood with their friends, bouncing around from yard to yard. When a new neighbor moved in, you’d greet them...

The Friendship Project, Part 3

The book of friendship continues to make it’s way around the United States reinforcing the importance of and power behind friendships.  Here are some of the latest entries. Track the book’s journey on the map below. #4 - Annie from Kennebunk, ME wrote:       #5  & #6 -...

The Perfect Storm

What do you do when you’re an active mom with active kids and the weather is acting up?   Frankenstorm on the east coast (of the U.S.) this week forced that question on plenty of us who sought ways to keep kids occupied and learning while staying...

Small Revolution Series: Try Bento boxes!

The other day while surfing around on the endless TV channels, my children and I agreed to watch “Despicable Me."  My young cubs enjoyed half of the movie until they fell asleep and needed to be carried to their beds.  Needless to say I chose...

Michelle Hanlon-Mascari

  An Interview with Michelle Hanlon-Mascari, Master JumpSport Fitness Trampoline Instructor This week I had the opportunity to have a “walk and talk” with Master JumpSport Fitness™ Trampoline Instructor, Michelle Hanlon-Mascari.  Michelle has been with JumpSport for almost two years, and she is as passionate about teaching...

National Dance Week: Move Your Body Freely

Last week was National Dance Week and thousands of classes across the nation took part in celebrating the art of dance, so in case you missed out, read on! Dance by its very nature is expressive and is a body of creativity constantly morphing and growing.  A...

Sustaining Earth Day Everyday!

I remember when I first saw organic salad mix being sold at Costco.  I thought to myself, “This country has arrived; we are moving towards being greener, and lo’ the planet shall be healed!”  Today shopping through Costco or any store for that matter, you...