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Kristy Hegner

Back-to-Work Childcare

by Kristy Hegner

As stay at home orders are gradually lifted across the country, many parents are going to be in a predicament regarding how they will manage childcare when they are required to go back to their workplace. Here are a few… Continue Reading →

Managing Your Children’s Education While Working From Home During COVID-19

by Kristy Hegner

With school districts closing for months or for the remainder of the school year, many parents are struggling with how to continue educating their school-age children while managing their job responsibilities. One thing we don’t want to mistake this unprecedented… Continue Reading →

Maintaining a Healthy Immune System

by Kristy Hegner

Everyone wants to stay healthy and avoid getting sick. While there is no magic pill or supplement to boost your immune system, there are ways to maintain or reach a healthy immune system. Overall, the best way to maintain a… Continue Reading →

One-Pan Honey Chicken Thighs and Vegetables

by Kristy Hegner

Struggling to come up with meal ideas for the week? Check out this easy, one-pan chicken and vegetable recipe that will help you save time while enjoying a nutritious meal. Prep Time: 5 minutes Cook Time: 40 minutes Total Time:… Continue Reading →

How to Avoid Another Sick Day

by Kristy Hegner

Flu (influenza) season is in full force. Influenza, a highly contagious respiratory illness, not to be confused with the stomach bug, can have some or all of these symptoms: fever or feeling feverish/chills; cough; sore throat; running/stuffy nose; muscle or… Continue Reading →

Tech-Free Activities for Your Next Snow Day

by Kristy Hegner

Technology is tied to almost all aspects of our lives these days, but too much screen time is not good for anyone. Try rediscovering old pastimes, creating new memories and exploring activities with your friends and family – without the… Continue Reading →

10 Ways to Have a Healthy and Safe Holiday Season

by Kristy Hegner

Keep your holidays joyful while keeping your health and safety in mind. Follow these guidelines to make the most of your holiday by staying healthy and avoiding common illnesses and injuries. Schedule a wellness exam and vaccines. Don’t forget to… Continue Reading →

Men: Your Mental Health Matters

by Kristy Hegner

Depression is a complex medical condition not to be taken lightly. Read on to learn how to recognize symptoms of depression and get help for yourself or loved ones. Movember is a time to bring awareness to men’s health, including… Continue Reading →

Simple Ways to Enjoy Apples This Fall

by Kristy Hegner

Did you know? There are more than 100 varieties of apples grown in the U.S.! Autumn is apple season in most states – so it should be easy to find some in your hometown. Enjoy apples in some of these… Continue Reading →

Delicious Ways to Enjoy Heart-Healthy Avocados

by Kristy Hegner

The Heart-Healthy Ingredient You Want to Add to Your Meals Adding foods to your diet that are high in monounsaturated fats, like avocados, is one way to support your heart health. Read on for simple ways to enjoy heart-healthy avocados! An… Continue Reading →

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