Get Ready for Snow!

National Safety Council recommends the following tips to shovel safely. Do not shovel after eating or while smoking Take it slow and stretch out before you begin Shovel only fresh, powdery snow; it’s lighter Push the snow rather than lifting it If you do lift it, use a small shovel …

Shriners Hospitals’ New App Helps Parents Detect Signs of Scoliosis

Back-to-School HEALTH CHECK! The leisurely days of summer are over and it’s time to re-establish healthy habits and back-to-school routines. In addition to dental checkups and annual physicals, pediatric medical specialists recommend adding a scoliosis screening to back-to-school checklists. A team of doctors at Shriners Hospitals for Children® developed SpineScreen, …

Self-Care for Grieving

The loss of a loved one can be overwhelming and draining. Hospice of North Idaho supports community members with a safe place to express grief and to learn tools for the journey through grief. Free counseling and grief groups are offered to anyone experiencing the loss of a loved one. …

Mothers Haven — The end of an era, but not goodbye

After serving moms in North Idaho for 17 years with quality products, support groups, lactation clinics, and classes, Mothers Haven’s “brick and mortar” location closed its doors on September 30, 2017. Becky Orchard, who has a background as a doula and childbirth educator, purchased Mothers Haven from Margaret Hildahl in …

School from home using one of the top schools in Idaho!

Idaho Distance Education Academy (I-DEA) is a free, accredited K-12 public charter school specifically designed to serve Idaho Families who want a powerful, flexible at home program. A local resource center is located in Post Falls, and is staffed with elementary and secondary teachers, a guidance counselor and principal. Students …

Countdown to Graduation 2018

The countdown to graduation for the Class of 2018 has begun! We’ve compiled a list of some of the most asked-for resources to help navigate this final year. Highlights: Graduation Requirements Minimum total credits required for graduation in Idaho is 46… View the state requirements as well as additional information …

Fall 2017 At a Glance

Children’s village announces new staff The Children’s Village in Coeur d’Alene is pleased to announce new additions to their organization: Mark A. Wilson: Chief Executive Officer, Tabitha Wiltse: Gift Officer, Shawna Heath: Program Operations Manager, & Emily Aizawa: Fundraising Manager New Board Members at Family Promise of North Idaho Family …