Lindsey Johnson

ABC’s of Acne

The ABC’s of Acne: Causes and Prevention

According to the Mayo Clinic, the definition of acne is “a skin condition that occurs when hair follicles become plugged with oil and dead skin cells. It causes whiteheads, blackheads or pimples. Acne is most common among teenagers, though it affects… read more

The History of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

The third Monday of January is observed annually as a federal holiday  -  Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. King was a famous civil rights activist born in Atlanta in 1929. King fought for equal rights of all citizens, regardless of… read more

Gross Things

Ewww! Gross Things Kids Do

Kids sometimes do gross things that shock and appall adults. These cringe-worthy habits are part of the developmental process, but just how bad are they? PICKING NOSES Children often stick their fingers up their noses to extract those pesky boogers.… read more

Holiday Health Issues

8 Holiday Health Issues to Watch Out For

The holidays bring alternate schedules and longer to-do lists. While this time can be full of fun and excitement, it can also lead to additional stress and poor health choices. This holiday season, try these tips to avoid holiday health… read more

Nutcracker ballet on stage

The Nutcracker’s Rise to Fame

As we flip the calendar into December, we start seeing nutcrackers as part of traditional holiday decor. We explored the history of the nutcracker toy and the ballet to add some background air to this delightful tradition. The Nutcracker Ballet… read more

The History of Toys Throughout the Ages

Toys have come a long way. Just as our society advances, so do the toys and games that entertain our children. With Christmas coming, we took at look at the history of toys throughout the ages. The Early Years  The history… read more