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Improving Child Development in Richland County
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Thriving in the Martial Arts
A four-part, first-person series written by Chris Hershberger on how he went from being a "poor punk kid" in Mansfield to an Olympic Taekwondo All-American coach.
Personal Finance: Solutions to Common Problems
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Juice bars are popping up all over these days. Fresh juices and smoothies are seen as a great way to add loads of nutritional value to the daily food intake.
It was a particularly hot June, and I was two days away from my due date. I was overheated, swollen, uncomfortable, exhausted and desperate for this baby to make her exit from my womb. Then I heard the news: My friend who was due nearly three weeks after me had delivered her baby that morning.
A few weeks ago, our family had a particularly rough week. Over the course of two days, we suffered injuries, violent stomach bugs and the death of a loved one. It was brutal, exhausting and a bit overwhelming.
MANSFIELD - Julie Schwartz, head of Discovery School, wakes up every morning at 5 a.m. for a cup of hot tea and breakfast. Afterward, it’s a couple of miles on the treadmill, and then a shower before waking up her two kids. Once ready, they all leave together for their separate days at Disco…
MANSFIELD - Whether they’re big or small, an animal's love can be all a person needs for their emotional well-being.
MANSFIELD - With the new year (and decade) setting in, people around the world begin with the age-old concept of New Year’s resolutions.
MANSFIELD - Annamarie Fernyak, founder of Mind Body Align, power walks in place alongside her co-worker Jennifer Blue in the tiny kitchen located inside of The Butterfly House. She casually chews on a chip with some dip in hand while trying to build up a sweat.
In 2010, I was a newlywed, living in a tiny old apartment in northern Virginia pursuing my master’s degree. My husband worked nights as a security guard for a Ford warehouse while I tried to figure out what direction to go in life. The impact of the 2008 recession had sidelined my plans to t…
MANSFIELD — Many are familiar with the athletic prowess possessed by Cameron “Cam” Todd, having watched the Mansfield Senior quarterback help lead his team to the Division III state championship game earlier this month.
I was standing in a long line at Starbucks patiently waiting for my peppermint mocha when a woman in front of me abruptly turned around. She started grumbling about the wait which was followed by a litany of complaints about all the extra “demands” of the season, such as cooking extra meals,…
More than just a sweet bonding opportunity, reading to your baby can do a lot of good for your little one’s development.
Confession: I peek at the presents. That’s not such a big confession these days, since I’m the mom and now I buy all the presents too. But, if I wasn’t responsible for buying the gifts, I’d still sneak a peek at them, I suspect. As a kid, I would search the house for my mom’s hiding place (t…
MANSFIELD - In February 1993, Rachel Barr lost her left leg after being diagnosed with neurofibromatosis. Twenty-six years and three leg revisions later, she’s fearlessly entering a contest to test her physical strength and get fit.
MANSFIELD – OhioHealth Mansfield Hospital is leading the way in advanced vascular and stroke care by introducing a new surgical procedure, called Transcarotid Artery Revascularization (TCAR). TCAR is a less invasive, patient-friendly way of treating carotid artery disease, and Mansfield Hosp…
We all love our traditional holiday meals. They bring us comfort and joy! However, holiday meals can be filled with fat, carbs and sugar. It’s easy to fall into the trap of overeating and indulging in all the comfort food. It’s also easy to make a few changes to the holiday menu to make it h…
It was Christmas, 1991, Leonia, New Jersey.
Over the past year, I’ve been on a journey to lead a healthier lifestyle. My relationship with my body, food and exercise has dramatically changed for the better as I’ve learned what nourishes my body and how much my physical health impacts the health of my mind and spirit.
MANSFIELD - There are only so many moments in life that you can count on one hand and say “that’s when it all changed.” For me, this is one of them.
BELLVILLE — It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas — especially in the Clear Fork Valley.
ONTARIO — The body’s largest organ doesn’t always get the care it deserves, but the founders of Glō Facial Bar believe the skin deserves the best.
The past few days have been particularly good. On Friday, my oldest daughter Eloise warmed our hearts with a generous act of love for her sisters. For several months, she saved up “Awesome Bucks,” a positive behavior incentive at her after school program, until she had fifty to buy a mermaid…
MANSFIELD — Christmas is a time especially for children and for children this means toys. Each year, more than 3 billion toys and games are sold in the United States with 65 percent of these sales occurring between Thanksgiving and the day before Christmas.
SHELBY — A new year isn't the only time to make a change, but it can be a great place to start. If you know incorporating healthy habits into your routine will top the list of your 2020 New Year's resolutions, follow Joanne Milliron’s lead.
As a child, I often would awaken in the middle of the night on Christmas Eve. I’d sneak downstairs and by the light of the Christmas tree, peek at the presents that had filled the corner of our living room. The promise and excitement bundled under our tree filled my heart to bursting.
With Thanksgiving right around the corner, we’re reminded to give thanks. But who says this practice should be reserved for one day?
“There is a need for wanting to talk about your loved one … wanting to cry when everybody else isn't crying,” mused Rev. Faith Proietti.
MANSFIELD — When thankfulness is dependent on circumstances, the chances of being thankful all the time are slim.
I’ve never been one for small talk. I am always seeking after a deeper, more meaningful conversation. The problem with small talk is that it’s completely generic; the same conversation can be had with anyone with nothing meaningful taken away on either side, at best leaving the relationship …