Volume One Special Coverage: Pulling Together While Staying Apart

The Ins and Outs of Child Protective Services

removing kids from homes – even dysfunctional ones – is not to be taken lightly

Voluminous research data has shown that removing a child from his or her home traumatizes the child, even when the home is dysfunctional and violent and the removal separates them from the bad things that may already be taking place.

4 Common Myths About Credit Scores

Credit scores and reports are complex and can be confusing. When you are young and beginning to build your score, hearing contradictory information can be ...

Making Consent a Comfortable Conversation

Members of Eau Claire Healthy Communities are working to make consent a commonplace topic of conversation between parents and kids no matter what their ...

Gettin’ Formal With Once Upon a Prom

Once Upon a Prom is here for the ninth year, offering free prom dresses, alterations, shoes, purses, and jewelry to young women in the Chippewa Valley to prepare for ...

National Nutrition Month: Eat Right, Bite by Bite

Most experts agree: Healthy eating doesn’t need to be complicated. Unfortunately, endless food options at the grocery store and easy access to never-ending information on the ...

The Chippewa Valley's Most Popular Baby Names of 2019

Confession time: When my wife was carrying our first child, I didn’t ease my pre-parental anxiety by absorbing What to Expect When You’re Expecting or some similar advice book. Instead, I read a ...

Talking With Your Teenagers About Vaping

Vaping is used to describe the act of using an electronic cigarette. It’s popular with teens, as nearly 1 in 5 report vaping in the past ...

A To-Do List to Get Your Family Outside

Winter is so pretty. So Pretty. It is also cold, and long, and cold. If you’re anything like me, you absolutely love winter right up ...

6 Sensible Tips for Healthy Family Living

As we start a new year, you might make a resolution to lose weight. If you are a parent, you might be asking yourself, “How will I fit a diet and exercise into ...

Staying Safe During Extreme Cold

Last winter, 75 people died from exposure to cold across Wisconsin. The number of deaths was 36% higher than average over the past few winters, likely due to the ...

Top 5 Reasons to Get a Checkup in 2020

Want to make 2020 your healthiest year ever? It’s time to think about your health goals for the New Year.Eating healthy, exercising and making time for self-care might be on your ...

Close-Knit Care

Oakleaf Clinic-Southside Medical lets patients know their providers

From newborn babies to the grown-ups who care for them, Rachel Pierce, family nurse practitioner for Oakleaf Clinics ...

Health at Every Stage

Prevea pediatrician offers top tips for a healthy childhood

You might have seen the slick new building rising in Altoona’s River Prairie, all glass panels and modern brick. This is the new Prevea Altoona Medical Office Building, (3119 Woodman Drive) where families will ...

Family Practice, Family Health

Stucky Chiropractic offers services for all ages

Achy backs, necks, and heads often drive ailing adults to the chiropractor, but according to Dr. Pam Stucky-LaGuardia, spinal adjustment should be a ...

Fighting Indoor Allergies

Mayo Clinic Health System combats indoor allergens

Many people who suffer from seasonal allergies find relief as the weather cools and the first frost of autumn arrives. However, others struggle year-round with symptoms because they suffer from ...

Your Pregnancy, Your Path

Oakleaf Clinics introduces midwifery care

Once health and safety have been ensured, first and foremost on Teri Gjerseth’s mind is giving women a choice in their prenatal care. A Certified Nurse Midwife, Teri is ...

Learn to Plan for Your Kids’ College Costs

Planning for college can be intimidating, but it doesn’t have to be! The L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library in Eau Claire presents “Planning for College: A Financial Strategies Workshop” on ...

How to Decode Coughs & Sneezes

It’s that time of the year when we see and hear more people coughing and sneezing. Parents may wonder what illness has made their child feel unwell. The common cold, influenza, and whooping cough (pertussis) share some ...

Some Things Aren’t Meant to Be Shared

Are you planning a holiday gathering at your home this season? Make sure to lock up your prescription medication and store out of sight! Rates of prescription medication misuse, accidental ...

7 Tips for a Stress-Free Holiday

The “most wonderful time of the year,” can often feel like the most stressful time of the year. With all the cooking, decorating, shopping, traveling, and ...

Autumn Treat: Apple Pie Taquitos

Are you looking for something new to make this autumn? Something that isn’t the same old apple pie, cake, or bars? Well, prepare to be inspired ...

Simple Steps to Protect Your Skin From the Summer Sun

While winter's beauty is lovely, Wisconsin really shines in the summer. Spending time outdoors creates family memories as you enjoy farmers markets or county fairs, spending time on the water ...

At Home, at Play, and out and About – Handwashing Is Essential

Germs are everywhere! They are in the house, at the playground, at a friend’s house, the grocery store, the mall, the park, the fair, the lake, the pool … everywhere! Germs can get onto your hands and items you touch throughout the day. Many of these germs cause ...

Divorce and Kids: Navigating Difficult Waters

Divorcing parents sometimes lose sight of their kids’ needs because they get completely overwhelmed with their own emotional turmoil, their disagreements and war with each other, and their concerns about the future. Parents don’t intentionally ...

Open Your Eyes to How Much Sleep Your Kids Need

The end of the school year and the arrival of summer vacation often mean a change in sleep schedules. HSHS Sacred Heart Hospital’s accredited sleep disorders center has tips to keep the kids fully rested during ...

E-Cigarettes: Talk About the Risks

In recent years, e-cigarette use by youth and young adults has increased at an alarming rate. The U.S. Surgeon General declared e-cigarette use among youth an epidemic, with rates increasing 78 percent from 2017 to 2018. New data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows one in five ...

Why Your Child Should See the Dentist by Age 1

The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and The American Academy of Pediatrics strongly encourage that children have their first dental visit by one year of age. Early prevention of cavities is the goal. To accomplish this, parents need to understand ...

When to Worry About Kids’ Weight

Pediatrician offers tips on childhood diet, obesity

Every day, in doctors’ offices throughout the country, parents hear the dreaded words: Your child is overweight.

How to Start Saving with Share Certificates

Credit unions offer an option similar to CDs, with key differences

The term “share certificates” may not sound familiar but “certificates of deposit” might. Staples in the financial industry, these two are commonly mistaken for one another. So what’s the difference between the two?

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Pulling Together Partners

The following organizations are currently supporting Volume One’s work in the community during the pandemic:

Lasker Jewelers

L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library, Eau Claire

Downtown Eau Claire Inc DECI

University of Wisconsin Eau Claire

Pablo Group

Wisconsin Independent Network

Middle West Management

Bon Iver

Royal Credit Union

Silver Spring

Evergreen Surgical

Charter Bank

Chippewa Valley Technical College

The Murty Henriksen Family

The Larry and Marie Past Family

The Dan and Kerry Kincaid Family

Anton and Rae Schilling-Smets

Brady and Jeanne Foust

If your organization is interested in supporting Volume One during this difficult time, nick@volumeone.orgcontact us.