Last month I wrote about administering medication to your child. Guess what? I thought of more information you should know. Read the rest of this entry »

Here are some new foods in the supermarket this fall. Let us know how you like them!
-Starbucks Vanilla After Coffee Mints Altoids have been popular so it appears like Starbucks is aiming for this market with these mints. The flavor of vanilla is infused with mint to create a powerful mint flavor to banish any coffee breath. Read the rest of this entry »

What is your primary reason for training in the martial arts? There are as many different styles of martial arts as there are instructors teaching them. Read the rest of this entry »

The family meeting is a regularly scheduled meeting of all family members who want to attend. The purpose is to make plans for the family chores and family fun, to express complaints and positive feelings, to resolve conflicts and to make other sorts of decisions. Read the rest of this entry »

The 14th Annual Project ACES Day will occur across the United States and around the world at 10 a.m. local time on May 1, 2002. Since 1989, millions of children, parents and teachers have participated in Project ACES (All Children Exercise Simultaneously) in an effort to promote physical activity as a means of unity and health. Read the rest of this entry »

In a society that believes “thinner is better,” it is an emotional struggle to be obese. Aside from the interference with a happy life and high self-esteem, being overweight can cause many other health problems such as heart disease, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes, sleep apnea, hypoventilation, respiratory problems, heartburn and reflux disease, asthma, bronchitis, gallbladder disease, incontinence, arthritis and weakening of the joints, emotional and psychological disease and more. Read the rest of this entry »

Practicing the Yang Style Large Frame Form of Tai Chi is basically building the foundation. These are primary skills, which will enhance your performance while practicing all forms of Tai Chi Chuan. Read the rest of this entry »

The causes of macular degeneration are poorly understood and may reflect contributions from genetics (family history) and environmental influences such as diet, smoking and sunlight exposure. Most ophthalmologists recommend a balanced diet possibly with an ordinary multi-vitamin supplement. Read the rest of this entry »

To build muscle, you must have two ingredients, lifting and eating. It is important that you are pushing your muscles to work harder and harder with each workout, but this must happen slowly. Don’t push it or you’ll get hurt, and have to stop and wait until the muscles heal, bad news! Read the rest of this entry »

You’re sure to find yourself holding your breath when you go out surfing. This is why you’ll want to work on cardio-vascular endurance. You should also try to maximize lung capacity and your body’s comfort with holding your breath. Some legendary big-wave surfers are rumored to have the ability to hold their breath for two or three minutes without being completely freaked out. You don’t want a big wave holding you underwater to be the first time you’re holding your breath. Read the rest of this entry »