The Meaning of Giving

The Meaning of Giving

By Lana Turnbull Somewhere in the vocabulary of advertising a seismic shift has taken place. Last holiday season, without warning I noticed that “giving” had become “gifting,” as if the simple act of giving alone didn’t carry enough clout to be associated with whatever goods or services were being touted as indispensable. It was usually used in reference to an item that looked expensive, but wasn’t. The concept appears to be Read more »
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November 17, 2014
STOP, LOOK & LISTEN

STOP, LOOK & LISTEN

By Lana Turnbull As I researched an article on children and mental health for this issue, I learned how easy it is to miss the signs that a child is struggling with an emotional problem or a mental illness, and how often that means they don’t get the help they need. We’re all so busy. From the time the morning alarm goes off, there’s breakfast to get ready, lunches to be made, Read more »
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September 22, 2014
Here’s to the Coach

Here’s to the Coach

By Lana Turnbull Every year hundreds of thousands of American kids take to the soccer and football fields, the basketball courts, the baseball diamonds, the tennis courts, golf courses…the list goes on and on. One thing these sports all have in common is a coach, a leader, a mentor – an adult who teaches the basic rules of the game, encourages good sportsmanship, and praises effort and accomplishment. As a woman who Read more »
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September 16, 2014
A Prescription for Laughter

A Prescription for Laughter

“You don't stop laughing when you grow old, you grow old when you stop laughing.” ~ George Bernard Shaw By Lana Turnbull For anyone who grew up with Reader’s Digest around the house, the popular section in each issue, “Laughter is the Best Medicine,” will sound familiar. It was always the first feature my dad and I turned to in each new issue and we would laugh together (or I would giggle Read more »
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July 11, 2014
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