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Warm Up with Sweet and Savory Comfort Food

With the current cold streak in the Pacific Northwest, we wanted to share this warm and savory dish. A little cocoa powder can warm your heart! If chocolate for dinner sounds too good to be true, it’s because chocolate is usually associated with decadent desserts. However, it can also take comfort food to a whole…

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5 DIY Winter Home Repair Hacks

Photo courtesy of Getty Images Even if you’re not terribly handy, there are many simple household repairs that you can easily do yourself to avoid unnecessary time and expense. This is especially true in the winter, when little improvements can make a big difference in your comfort and energy consumption. If you’re like most people,…

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Aiding Aging Parents

Photo courtesy Getty Images   4 tips to help overcome new challenges It’s not easy getting old, as the saying goes, and it can be even harder to watch your parents age. Helping parents transition into the later years of their lives can be a delicate matter, but there are ways to help them ease…

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Caring for Caregivers

While caring for an older family member – whether it be a spouse, parent or grandparent – can be a rewarding experience, it can also be a difficult and overwhelming task. This is especially true if your loved one lives with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementia-related illnesses. Whether it’s out of love or obligation, caring…

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A Healthy Way to Work

PHOTO: Office workers. Courtesy of Getty Images Between the hours staring at a computer screen and the nearly constant temptation of treats in the breakroom, most offices are not known for fitness and health. However, work is where most Americans spend at least one-third of their days, and it’s a place where simple changes can…

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Raise a confident, adventurous child

From taking steps toward the stairs to learning that bubbles don’t taste good, exploration is a part of development for babies and young children. While it’s an exciting time, it also can be coupled with anxiety and hesitation as parents find themselves saying “no” or jumping in when baby discovers a new space. An Open…

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How to Find the Right Preschool

PHOTO: Maayan Torah preschoolers enjoy Music & Movement with a Jewish Twist. Other children (and caregivers) from the community are welcome to join the Wednesday sessions. Call 503-245-5568 for time. Photo courtesy of Maayan Torah Day School   Finding the right preschool or care provider for your child doesn’t have to be a daunting process….

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STEM at Play

PHOTO: Second-graders at Maayan Torah Day School enjoy math and engineering open activities for the last 20 minutes of the day. It encourages joyful exploration of STEM learning. Photo courtesy of Maayan Torah   When children play, they often learn. Not only can playtime improve behavior and concentration, it also helps children explore with their imaginations….

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