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The Happy + Healthy Life|Get up offa that thing!

Whether you exercise or not, you can’t deny the benefits of moving your body. It improves your mood, reduces stress, increases your...

Performance parenting | Mark’s Remarks

Parenting is a tough job.   When your kids are nearing adulthood, you tend to look back and wonder...

The price of good beds and backs | Mark’s Remarks

How many of us remember actually looking forward to sleeping on the floor? Anyone? It was fun to sleep on a couch...

The longest month |Mark’s Remarks

Every year around this time,  teachers start to repeat tired old sayings like “We still have a month of school left! May...

Mark’s Remarks | I’m bored

I have a sign on my classroom door that says “It’s OK to be bored sometimes.” It’s not because I’m a boring...

Mark’s Remarks | 21 years

My oldest son just turned 21. For real. I was looking at pictures of that tiny baby a few days ago and...

The Happy + Healthy Life | Hello Spring!

By AMY WAGENKNECHT It’s that time of year that gives us the warmth of sunshine on our skin, the...

Tolerance | Mark’s Remarks

Have you noticed lately that the greatest sin in the world has become disagreeing with someone?  It’s been a gradual shift in...

House guests | Mark’s Remarks

I’ve heard two wise sayings about house guests.  My maternal grandmother often said: “To each his own.” My wife’s maternal grandmother often...

Thrift Store Madness and Dressing Weird in the 80s | Mark’s Remarks

Do any of you remember the phase in the 1980s when all the cool kids were wearing oversized coats, vintage hats and...

The Healthy + Happy Life | Tick, tock! What are you waiting for?

BY AMY WAGENKNECHT As a teacher, I would never ask my students to read a...

Tricky Micki | Mark’s Remarks

My wife will get me after she reads this column, so I may have to move into one of your basements.  Please...

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