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Summer ‘Me’ Time- 5 Great Places to Visit Without the Kids in Indianapolis

07/30/2015 | Everyday Wellness

Summertime is full of family activities. From camping in the dunes to riding bikes around Indianapolis to picnics in the park, you have probably have a schedule loaded with time spent with your spouse and kids. However, a night or day out without your children is a good way to refresh, re-charge and reduce stress. So, call up the babysitter and check out these 5 great places to visit without kids in Indianapolis. The Indianapolis Museum of Contemporary Art. A great way to spend a day broadening your…

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Transforming Your Family’s Diet (For the Better) With Community Supported Agriculture and CSAs

07/30/2015 | Everyday WellnessHealthy Eating

Navigating through nutritional recommendations can be confusing. Knowledge about what is and isn’t good for us is always changing. For instance,  20 years ago, people thought that fat was terrible for you. Recent studies have shown that certain types of fat aren’t so bad. There is one piece of nutritional knowledge that never seems to change, though. You have got to eat your vegetables. The challenge is getting more vegetables into your diet. One solution that comes with the added…

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Important Resources for Pregnant Women in Indiana

07/29/2015 | Family CareExpecting Mothers

When you get pregnant for the first time, things can be a little nerve-wracking. In addition, your friends and the Internet will provide lots of advice, much of which will be contradictory. Finding resources when you’re pregnant can be a real challenge. If you live in Indiana, here are a few local resources to make your pregnancy go as smoothly as possible. Indiana University Health Maternity. IU Health has robust women’s health programs, including maternity. When you become pregnant,…

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4 Tips a Parent Should Know About Their Kids Using Social Media

07/28/2015 | Everyday WellnessPlay and Exercise

It’s 2015 and social media is omnipresent. When they wake up in the morning, the first thing many people do is check Facebook on their smartphones. When they head to work, they might spend their breaks on Twitter. At dinner, they might post pictures of their meals to Instagram. As adults, we are still trying to figure out social media- what the etiquette should be, and what an appropriate amount of time to spend on social media is each day. This makes dealing with the social media habits of…

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Beat the Heat: 4 Ways to Keep Your Family Cool When it’s Hot Outside

07/28/2015 | Everyday WellnessPlay and Exercise

It’s summer. The temperature is rising. While the heat is initially a welcome reprieve from cold winter winds and spring rain, it starts to wear thin after a while. As it gets hotter, you and your family can become progressively more miserable when trying to spend time outside. When it’s this hot out, keeping your family cool becomes imperative. Here are 4 ways to beat the heat and keep your whole family cool. Family game day… inside. If you have air-conditioning or central air,…

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