It sure doesn't take long to wipe out the benefits of exercise. If the kids spend an hour or two playing a softball game and chase that with a bag of chips and a sugary sports drink, they're probably taking in more calories than they burn.
I made the kids sort through old toys last weekend and our donation pile turned out to be a mountain. And that makes me sad! It's not just the emotional attachment. It has much more to do with good ole parental guilt.
Boise State is kicking off its fall semester this week, and students are going through a roller coaster of emotions. Excitement, fear, and culture shock will all play a role over the next few weeks, but there is a way to get through it.
The third movie in a trilogy may not always the best one. It can seem like the movie makers are stretching the plot just to squeeze out one more in the series, but with How to Train Your Dragon 3, they saved the best for last. And not for the reasons you might think.
Parents may mean well by passing the sign-up sheet around the office and posting about their child's cookie sales on social media, but there's one big reason why Girl Scout Cookies should be sold by the girls and not the parents.
Ensign Austin Mickelson grew up in a military family. His grandfather was in the Army during the Korean War, and his uncle was in the Army during the 1980s. And now he's applying the lessons he learned from his Boise parents as he rises through the ranks in the Navy.