Search

Choosing the Better….

In life we are met with millions of choices.  Some are big and clearly shape our destiny, but many are simple and seem to have little impact.  However, it’s often those little, seemingly insignificant choices that shape who we really are… and in many case our...

Snowday Visit

Yesterday, before the storm swept into the Lamoille Valley, I took my 9 year old for her annual well-child visit. Our pediatrician greeted us warmly and then asked my daughter directly about her health. “Was she eating well? “ “What does she like to do for exercise?”...

Slow down

Hustle, bustle, hustle bustle… stop… sleep… repeat… Next week is school vacation for our children and teens.  It’s the perfect time to plan to stop the hustle and bustle for a few moments and be intentional about slowing down and spending some quality time together. ...

B.E.A.T.S

It messes up your life. It makes your family not like you. It can make you less smart than you already are. You crave it and you choose it over somebody else.  You can’t help yourself. They mess with your body. You age prematurely. You get all wrinkly—if you smoke—and...

Check Out These New Films!

“Education is the most powerful weapon you can use to change the world.” Nelson Mandela … and your local library is a great starting place! Healthy Lamoille Valley is partnering with 10 local libraries (Glee Merritt Kelley Community Library, Jeudevine Memorial...
A Fierce Battle…

A Fierce Battle…

Raising little ones to maturity is tough work… When we moved into our home this spring I noticed a bird house in the middle of one of the flower beds, but didn’t think much about it.  Throughout the spring, various birds checked it out, but none appeared to stay.  A...