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Karen Latimer

Karen is a Family Physician, Wellness Coach, and founder of Tips From Town. She is passionate about sharing her medical expertise, her coaching techniques and her parenting experience to encourage happier and healthier lives.

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Your Child’s Love Language

Last night, my daughter, Madelyn, was telling us about the book she was reading called The 5 Love Languages: The Secret to Love that Lasts I found it fascinating, but not for my relationship with my husband, as it was intended. I pretty much have him all figured out after almost three decades together. It […]

Need a Summer Job?? Be a Lifeguard!

This is a great opportunity to make some money this summer, meet some new people and learn a new skill!! The Ridgewood Y is staffing not only the pools at the Oak Street location, but also the lifeguarding at Darlington Lake in Mahwah. You DO NOT need to be certified, the staff at the Ridgewood Y will provide free training […]

Need a Summer Job?? Lifeguard!

This is a great opportunity to make some money this summer, meet some new people and learn a new skill!! The Ridgewood Y is staffing not only the pools at the Oak Street location, but also the lifeguarding at Darlington Lake in Mahwah. You DO NOT need to be certified, the staff at the Ridgewood Y […]

5 Tips for Allergy Sufferers

For millions of American children, the beauty of the blooming flowers, the budding trees, and the warm breezes comes with a price — itchy, watery eyes, runny noses, headaches, and fatigue. And even in this last week of May, I can still see a greek coating of pollen on my car every morning. The best way to combat […]

Just What I Needed to Hear Today

My sister sent me something today I’d love to share with everyone. She shared it with me, because after listening to my Audible Original Take Back the House, she thought it would resonate with me. She was right. It definitely echoes my intended message, but it also struck a timely chord with me personally. My […]

35 Things I REALLY Want for Mother’s Day

In no particular order, here is what mothers say they really want for Mother’s Day. 1. I want a day in my own house – alone. 2. A clean house. Just for a day…a house where things stay where I put them. 3. I want someone to plan my kids’ summer camps and schedules, set it all up, and just […]

Baby Steps Make Sense — I’m Seeing It Firsthand

For years, I’ve been saying I want to start running. When I was a kid in Queens, I was pretty fast, and I loved playing and running and getting dirty. Then, I went to high school, got a job and never ran again. Life always seemed too busy, and it just wasn’t in my routine […]

Don’t Miss: Maroons Soccer Evaluations (Different This Year)

Also Read: Should Kids Play Specialize in Only One Sport?If you have a son or a daughter who is a member of the club or who wants to give club soccer a try, please read on from the MAROONS SOCCER CLUB. This year things will be done a little differently. 2021/2022 Player Evaluation & Team Formation Process NEW TEAM FORMATION […]

Fight the Post-Lunch Fatigue

Today, I ate lunch, and then sat down outside to do some work. With the sun shining strong for the first time in a while, I looked up, closed my eyes to soak in some vitamin D, and promptly fell asleep. What the heck? I’m not narcoleptic. I’m not hung over. I don’t have a newborn […]

Podcast: The Ridgewood Y’s CEO Ernie Lamour

The Ridgewood Y has done amazing things for our community during the past year, while itself struggling from the pandemic and the shutdown. Its CEO, Ernie Lamour, is inspiring in his positivity and commitment to service, and he has been a strong leader in a time of turmoil for so many. Listen to his story, […]

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