Lindsey Johnson

High School Here We Come!

As you help your child prepare for high school, there are many things to consider in finding the perfect fit. Fortunately, Alachua County has many options for a great education and well-rounded experience.  While evaluating your options, consider what parts… read more

Emotional Eating

Emotional Eating: What It Is and How to Avoid it

Bodies need nourishment. Food and water provide fuel for bodily processes and activities, and we must replenish our supply daily. Individual body makeup along with activity level determines what you need to sustain yourself and maintain a healthy weight. While… read more

25 Minute Fitness for Busy Moms

Parenting is a full-time job. Regardless of whether you spend your days chasing children or sitting behind a desk, life is busy. It can be easy to put your own health on hold while taking care of others. However, maintaining a… read more

6 Creative Ideas for Leftover Pumpkins

Have a pumpkin or carved jack-o-lantern leftover from Halloween? Try these tips instead of throwing it away! According to Our Gardening Diary, of the 2.5 billion pumpkins produced annually, only about one-fifth gets reused after Halloween. The other 80% end… read more

What Type of Parent Are You?

Illustrations by Anibal Rodriguez and Megan Sapelak Researchers have identified four primary parenting styles that classify most parents and the way they raise their children. While there is no perfect parent, researchers have also uncovered certain long-term traits of children associated… read more

Preparing the Perfect Play Space

Whether you have a whole room or a corner nook, designating a space for your child’s toys and playthings can help the house stay organized and give your child a specific place to play.  When planning your space, consider safety… read more