Making Family Resolutions That Last

by Beth Ceccarelli

Making resolutions as a family unit can help motivate us to stick with our changes all year long, plus it allows time for bonding. Here are four easy and fun resolution ideas to get started:

Experiment with produce.
Plan a family trip to the local supermarket and explore the produce department. Let the kids choose a new fruit or vegetable that they’ve never tried before. For kid-friendly fruit ideas, try star fruit, kiwi and blackberries. For vegetables that will capture the attention of even the fussiest eater, try purple cauliflower, sugar snap peas and mini sweet peppers.  Continue reading

Teen Voices: The Family Connection

by Hannah Adamson

Sitting in the kitchen with my 92-year-old grandfather, listening to stories about driving tractors, plucking strawberries and carrying water from the well, I am reminded of the challenges and lessons embedded in my family’s past. While Grandad may not understand iPhones or the internet, he knows more about life than I possibly could at 17. With this in mind, I feel it is invaluable for teens like myself to take time to listen to our own histories and spend time with family.  Continue reading

Personal and Family Retreats at Greenshire

greenshireGreenshire Arts Consortium, in Quakertown, is offering two spring retreat opportunities, Honoring the Mother/Daughter Connection and Break Through to the True You, both May 1 to 3. The retreats are a momentary time away from the challenges of life to allow participants to find meaning and guidance and to better understand themselves.
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Registration Open for Cycle Bucks County

The fourth annual Cycle Bucks County, the premier one-day charity bicycle tour through Bucks County, has opened registration for the June 21 ride. Renowned for its beautiful course and ideal riding conditions, the event supports The Richard A. Reif Heart Institute of Doylestown Hospital to honor the memory of Tara L. Riedley, who passed away suddenly and tragically from an undiagnosed heart condition in 2008.

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