Fast First Aid for Sunburns

Mon. Jun. 1st, 2015

Did you skimp on the sunscreen or forget it altogether? Within a few hours, you’ll be experiencing the pain, redness, swelling, and even blistering of a classic sunburn. If you’re especially unlucky, you may also suffer headache, fever, and nausea. Fighting this summer bummer can begin with a cool bath or shower or by applying a clean towel dampened with cool tap water.

UW Report finds Sconnie hunger for organic food outpaces supply

Fri. Apr. 10th, 2015

James Johonnott

A report issued by the University of Wisconsin-Madison found that demand for organic foods in Wisconsin is outpacing supply. With the second highest amount of organic farms in the country and a growing, younger demographic of organic ...

The Natural Approach

Tue. Feb. 3rd, 2015

Tom Giffey

Bradley Method of childbirth training emphasizes role of father, value of drug-free labor

When Amanda and Tim Gunderson were preparing for the arrival of their first child four years ago, they became interested in an approach to natural childbirth known as the Bradley Method. No one taught it locally, however, so the couple ...

Birthing Options: A Rundown

Tue. Feb. 3rd, 2015

Tom Giffey

having a baby is an intensely personal experience, but there are numerous kinds of professionals who can guide and help expectant parents through a successful birth

Childbirth isn’t a one-size-fits-all experience. Today, parents-to-be are increasingly able to personalize it to fit there needs and desires. Here in the Chippewa Valley, there are a growing range of options ...

5 Popular Dog Breeds for Families

Fri. Oct. 14th, 2011

Allison Schrader

Not sure which pooch is the prime pick for your family? There’s lots to consider before adding a furry member to your household. Every family is different and so is every breed. Here’s a short list of five popular dog breeds for families.

5 Simple Ways to Reboot Your Family

Mon. May. 9th, 2011

Sherri Kruger

Is your family stuck in a rut? Are you bored? You’re not alone!

Life doesn’t come with a pause button, there are ways we can get back in touch with our families. With a bit of effort it is possible to get in sync, connect and move forward in a deliberate and meaningful way as a team.