6 Steps to Help Your Pet Live Longer

6 Steps to Help Your Pet Live Longer

By Katie King The number of pets living longer is increasing thanks to better veterinary care and nutrition. Once a ten-year-old dog (seventy in “dog years”) was considered to be an old-timer, but today it is not unusual for mid-sized to small dogs to live to their late teens or even 20s. (Large dogs generally have a shorter lifespan.) Cats from age one to between seven and ten are generally considered Read more »
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March 07, 2012
The Bookshelf

The Bookshelf

The following reviews are published courtesy of Lemuria Blog, Lemuria Bookstore, Jackson, Mississippi, www.lemuriabooks.com or blog.lemuriabooks.com. Savor: Mindful Eating, Mindful Life By Thich Nhat Hanh and Dr. Lilian Cheung To savor is defined as “to taste with quality.” This book is not just about what to eat; it also teaches us how to eat. We can all become more mindful about nourishing our bodies. Savor is not just about learning to maintain a Read more »
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March 05, 2012
READING: A Gift of Time that Lasts a Lifetime.

READING: A Gift of Time that Lasts a Lifetime.

By Susan Phillips Did you know that reading to your baby is one of the best ways to help your child succeed in college? Reading aloud is the single most important activity parents can do to improve their child’s vocabulary and reading comprehension. Talking with your child about the story and asking open-ended questions as you read, encourages your child’s involvement in reading and builds his or her vocabulary. By second grade, Read more »
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March 05, 2012
The Winter Blues

The Winter Blues

By Richelle Putnam Outside, overcast skies hide the afternoon sun. Summer’s vibrant green and the kaleidoscopic colors of fall have long vanished, leaving only fallen leaves to sweep across the cold, barren ground. Winter in the south may be relatively short, but its colder and shorter days can still bring on the winter blues. Seasonal depression, otherwise known as SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder), strikes up to 6% of the U.S. population and Read more »
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February 22, 2012
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