Stress is, unfortunately, a part of life. But for parents, those moments of pressure and high-anxiety can be even more frequent; and downright debilitating when it comes to the creative process. The Internet is packed with unique ways to “blow some steam” and decompress during tense times. From funny videos to gadgets and relaxation timers… Read More 9 Silly Ways to Blow Off Steam and De-Stress
Heart disease is not just a “man’s disease.” 1 in 3 women will die of heart disease or stroke. The good news is that it can be prevented by making changes in diet and exercise and committing to living a heart-healthy life. Let’s make a change! Check out these tips to get started on improving… Read More Heart Healthy Tips for Women
**guest post from Dr. Kristel Schamber at Lakes Area Eyecare** Why exactly are polarized lenses so awesome? We’re glad you asked! There are actually many benefits associated with polarized sunglasses. Bad Light Out Probably the greatest benefit to having polarized sunglasses is their non-glare capabilities. The lenses have a special film that neutralizes glare from… Read More Polarized Glasses for “Polar” Season? Youbetcha!
Guest post by Essentia Health, one of the Up North Parent Sponsors. Kellie Heidelberger-Townley had never suffered from such pain. “It felt like the pain went right to my brain,” she recalls of a broken and infected tooth that recently brought her to the Emergency Department at EssentiaHealth-St. Joseph’s Medical Center in Brainerd. “I didn’t know where… Read More Essentia Health is Helping Crow Wing County SMILE
Now that the weather is cooling off and school is back in session, fall is knocking at our door. For many people, fall is their favorite season of all. They love the cooler weather, beautiful leaves, coziness of the autumn wardrobe, and the start of the holiday season. I love fall too, but since I… Read More The Best Fall Family Activities