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Fall Guide
Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017 12:00 am
 The Midwest is rife with simmering discontent and sweet poppy distractions all at the same time. Connections are missed and women have had it with the patriarchy. I’m talking about fall theate
Capital City Parent
Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017 12:00 am

How to teach body positivity to daughters

 A 2015 study by Common Sense Media reported that 80 percent of 10-year-old girls have been on a diet. More than half of girls ages six to eight said they wanted to be thinner. Dieting, besides b
Capital City Senior
Thursday, June 15, 2017 12:00 am

Making sense of nutrition

 So you’re nearing 50 or 60, perhaps 70, and you notice your metabolism has slowed down. Your immune response isn’t as efficient as it used to be. You have interesting, new, digestive trouble
Summerguide
Thursday, May 25, 2017 12:00 am

Family fun takes the stage this summer

 Popular musicals abound around central Illinois this summer. Whether you’re into dancing paper boys or have a soft spot for recalcitrant beasts, pack your bug spray and your rosé.New Salem’
Capital City Parent
Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017 12:00 am

Battling germs this cold season

 Yes, cold season is upon us. But fear not. While you may want to keep your child in a bubble to avoid germs altogether, it wouldn’t do much for anyone’s sanity. There are plenty of more effe
Capital City Parent
Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2016 12:00 am

Why we should just run

Don’t let exercise be the first thing you eliminate when you are feeling the crunch because it might be what you need to maintain your balance and sanity. – Carson TateWhen we parents travel on pl
Capital City Senior
Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016 12:00 am

Disrupt Aging serves as a battle cry in a new era of aging

“At 50, I began to know who I was. It was like waking up to myself.” –Maya AngelouDisrupt Aging serves as both a declaration of middle-aged and senior vitality and an exhortation to do more. Jo
Capital City Parent
Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016 12:00 am

A spiritual approach to parenting

 One could say Dr. Shefali Tsabary is onto something. The New York clinical psychologist got the attention and respect of Oprah Winfrey with her first book, 2010’s The Conscious Parent, which W
Capital City Parent
Thursday, May 12, 2016 12:00 am
 If grit still makes you think of sandpaper or southern breakfasts, you haven’t been paying attention. In the past few years, grit has become an important buzzword in the study of children’s

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