Important deadlines for 2020 High School Seniors

NOW is the time to apply for financial aid & scholarships for the 2020/2021 school year. Federal, State, and individual college deadlines vary widely. Most counselors recommend applying for federal financial aid with the FAFSA even if you think you won’t qualify, or you think you won’t need the aid.…

Love affair

Start a love affair, with yourself. Find (what you consider) your faults charming instead. You are a miracle – one in 7.7 billion people in the world. You are lucky to be alive: here, now. Step into your greatness. Answer your unique calling. If you need confirmation, validation or permission,…

Indicators for Home Health

Your patients are different – so are their medical conditions, treatments, and needs. Home health professionals are specially trained to deliver high-quality care to patients that helps them recover and regain strength, health, and independence. Our professional nurses, therapists, and social workers treat a wide range of medical conditions, allowing…

Parenting Classes and Support from ICARE

ICARE is a strengths-based child development & school readiness program. We offer parenting classes and child sexual abuse prevention workshops using evidence based curriculum to families in Kootenai County. “Change the course of your parenting today, and change the course of your family history for generations to come.” Nurturing Fathers…

Don’t Forget to Wash Your Hands!

Parents have been telling their children to wash their hands for generations. The results are less than impressive. Worldwide, only 19 percent of kids wash their hands after going to the bathroom. Dr. Nicole Odom with Heritage Health said parents should continue to emphasize proper handwashing with their children. “Set…

Annual January “Must Do” List

It’s not a New Years Resolution, but making the completion of this list an annual January habit will set your year on the right track to help you avoid costly, frustrating, or time consuming misses. Check your Credit Score: Most online sources give you one annual check for no charge.…

Prevent, Promote, Protect

North Idaho – Preventing disease, promoting healthy lifestyles, and protecting the environment are at the heart of what Panhandle Health District (PHD) provides the community. Over 40 different public health programs at PHD are available to families, individuals and organizations. From food and drinking water safety to health education and…

Crash Diets, Keto & Cookie Diets?

Wikipedia lists DOZENS of diet programs on their List of diets page. They are listed by category: Belief-based diets Calorie & weight control diets: Low-calorie, Low-carb, Low fat Crash diets: Beverly Hills diet, Cabbage soup diet, Grapefruit diet, Subway diet Detox diets: Juice fasting, Master Cleanse Diets followed for medical…

FREE COMPOST!

The city of Cd’a FREE compost give-a-way weekend is April 18-19th this year. At the 3500 block of North Julia St. in Cd’A Bring your truck, shovel, buckets, tarps etc and load how ever much you need to have an amazing garden this summer.

Is Project Based Learning The Right Choice for My Child?

In today’s world, our graduates are expected to know how to use a variety of different technologies.  Students in a project-based learning environment learn how to effectively create presentations, write research papers and marketing material, communicate with people around the world and utilize the newest technology styles.  Students will use…

Ranked: The World’s Most Downloaded Apps

“From strategically finding love, to helping researchers search for extraterrestrial life—there is quite literally an app for almost anything these days.” If you’re curious about the most downloaded apps in 2019, take a gander at the graphic to the right. The complete article covers the Champions of the App Economy…

2019 FREE Summer Meals

Area school districts offer free summer meals to youth 18 and under. Adults are welcome to enjoy breakfast and lunch for a small fee. Coeur d’Alene SD Nutrition Services 667 – 7469 Post Falls SD Child Nutrition Office 773 – 1625 Lakeland SD Food Service Office 687 – 5451 Coeur…

Step Away from the Smartphone

Children’s screen times are going up despite mounting evidence that computer technology is having a negative impact on their physical and mental health. Screen time includes watching TV, movies, computers, video games, phones, and tablets and overuse is linked to unhealthy dietary patterns, cardiovascular diseases, obesity and poor sleep quality…