September 16, 2020
Wellness

Park West Tavern is Feeding Our Valley Heroes

It is so important to acknowledge the important work being done by so many, including those who are supporting our front line healthcare workers. Thank you to Park West Tavern for supplying meals for the doctors, nurses, and staff of Valley Hospital!! If you are in a position to help this effort, you can do […]

10+ Crazy, Fun Virtual Roller Coaster Rides

Stuck at home and looking for a thrill? Experience a roller coaster ride right in your living room. Here are a few of our favorites. 1. The Steel Vengeance at Cedar Point, tallest hybrid roller coaster at 205 feet tall, steepest drop on a hybrid roller coaster at 90 degrees! 2. Maybe the scariest ride, Saw the Ride starts indoors […]

Want to Help? Donate Blood.

Because of the cancellation of blood drives, the American Red Cross is facing a severe shortage of blood. According to the American Red Cross, thousands of Red Cross blood drives have been canceled across the country due to coronavirus concerns, resulting in some 86,000 fewer blood donations. “We understand why people may be hesitant to come out […]

Great Read: “Social Distancing: This is Not a Snow Day.”

Also Read: 5 Good Things About Coronavirus Our school system sent an email suggesting that parents read this article; it hits the nail on the head: “Social Distancing: This is Not a Snow Day”  by Asaf Bitton, MD, MPH. Our schools closed as of yestrday at 3pm and my kids asked if they could have friends over after school. I […]

5 Ways to Reframe the Quarantine

Also Read: 5 Good Things About the Coronavirus This is crazy, right? What is happening? The panic is scarier than the virus itself. I feel like I’m in the movie Outbreak, and any second Renee Russo is going to knock on my door in a yellow space suit, or the military is going to prevent […]

Explaining the Coronavirus to Kids

The coronavirus is all over the news so there’s a good chance your kids–even little kids–have heard about it. So if they’re having some anxiety about it, check out “Just For Kids: A Comic Exploring The New Coronavirus” that was created by NPR News. Our school system sent this link out to parents today. It’s a comic strip that helps […]

Ridgewood’s Weight Loss Challenge

How is the New Year’s Resolution to lose weight going for you? You’re not alone. It is hard! Studies show that when we have some accountability, someone to work out with or just support us, healthy habit change is easier and more effective. That’s why I LOVE Valley’s latest initiative. They partnered with the Mayors […]

Our Picks: Preservative-Free, All-Natural Treats for Your Pup!

 Most of our readers are passionate about eating well so why not hold your pet food to that same standard? Dog Jerky Co. is changing the way we treat our pets with their organic doggy treats. Owner Kelly Killion explained that the inspiration behind Dog Jerky Co. came from shopping at local stores searching for dog treats that were all-natural and made in the USA. But every jerky […]

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