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Governor, First Lady Bullock award over $40000 to ...

MPS responds to viral post, lunch concerns – alerts.google.com “How is that supposed to fill up some of the kids who can only eat at school and aren't provided with food at home?” the student author of the Facebook post stated with a photo of a lunch tray that had a few potato wedges with a sauce on the side. McAlester Public Schools Superintendent Randy Hughes … Continue Reading On...

Bridget Malcolm on the Importance of Finding Mindf...

Bridget Malcolm on the Importance of Finding Mindful Moments – alerts.google.com As an ambassador for The Mindful Company, a company with the social mission to inspire mindful living, we were curious to know how Bridget approaches her own health and wellness on a daily basis. She was kind enough to share her thoughts of how she stays grounded in times of stress, the advice … Continue Reading On...

New hiking challenge to engage local residents in ...

New hiking challenge to engage local residents in outdoors – alerts.google.com Members of the Maine West collaborative recently launched a new hiking challenge designed to encourage healthy outdoor recreational activity for all ages and abilities. It is the goal of the adventure challenge to make choosing to be active outdoors, second nature. The Second Nature Adventure …. Continue Reading On...

Congress must act ASAP for thousands of Washington...

Five new rules of healthy eating for kids – alerts.google.com Calling concentrated sweets like cupcakes and cookies “sometimes” foods can help you keep them in their proper place. When your kids face choices at events, especially during the holidays, teach them to balance their plates with these “sometimes” foods as well as several nutritious options. Try baked … Continue Reading On...

Should you keep your kids off school or nursery if...

Merry cold, flu season: when antibiotics are needed – alerts.google.com To best understand whether your child needs antibiotics, it's helpful to know the difference between viruses and bacteria, which are the two major types of germs that cause sickness. Although certain bacteria and viruses cause diseases with similar symptoms, the ways these two organisms multiply and … Continue Reading On...

These 5 Wellness Tips Actually Changed My Life + M...

Wellness newsletter offers tips to survive the holidays – alerts.google.com Holidays are a wonderful time to bring people together, and feasting on food is often a focal point. The December 2017 edition of Workplace Wellness E-Digest, published by the Department of Human Resources' Office of Employee Engagement and Development, offers tips on surviving the holidays: … Continue Reading On...

DEEP Releases 2017-2022 Statewide Comprehensive Ou...

DEEP Releases 2017-2022 Statewide Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan – alerts.google.com “Our primary goal with the new five-year plan is to better understand the recreation demands of Connecticut's residents and identify opportunities for a variety of outdoor recreation activities that are compatible with the long term protection of the state's outstanding natural and cultural resources,”...

60 Percent of US Kids Could Be Obese by Age 35 + M...

Harvard researchers say more than half of US children will be obese by age 35 – alerts.google.com Just earlier today, the United States Department of Agriculture relaxed nutrition rules for school meals, so cafeterias are now allowed to serve more processed breads, fewer whole grains, and more flavored milks. They can also add more sodium to kids' breakfasts and lunches. Obesity is measured...
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