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…

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…

Break Patterns with Intuitive Eating

Restrict. Binge. Repeat.  According to the Boston Medical Center, 45 million Americans follow this pattern as they cling to a new diet each year. Whether they’re too obsessed with French fries, or too fixated on calories, most Americans don’t interact in a healthy way with food. In 1995 two registered…

Sleeping Tips for Baby & You

At Open Arms we see many moms who have this number one commonality: “My baby is awake for hours at night and I need my sleep!” With babies’ different temperaments, parents’ routines, technology and trying to keep up with social media, along with trying to be the best parent, these…

Shedding Light on Learning Disabilities

Do you know what learning disabilities are? Are you sure? Surveys show that 70% of parents and educators think learning disabilities are linked to autism and intellectual disabilities. In fact, students with learning disabilities are of average or above average intelligence. Many people associate learning disabilities with blindness and deafness.…

Invent Idaho 2019!

Twenty-five young inventors from Idaho will take the National Invention Convention by storm May 28 in at the Henry Ford in Dearborn, Michigan!  12 of those young inventors are from North Idaho.  The National Invention Convention will host 550 young inventors from across the United States and 9 foreign countries…

February is Pet Dental Health Month!

Scary stat: 80% of dogs have some form of periodontal disease by the age of three! Did you know periodontal disease is the most common clinical condition even though it’s completely preventable? Taking care of your dog’s teeth is a huge part in ensuring overall good health. Dental disease can…