Letter from the Editor

Letter from the Editor

As we approach the end of July, it feels like we are on the home stretch of summer break. The more I want to prolong it and squeeze in more family time, the faster it seems to go. And there's ...

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Miller Park Zoo Celebrates Snow Leopard Cubs

Miller Park Zoo Celebrates Snow Leopard Cubs

Snow Leopards are an endangered species with less than 7,000 left in the wild in Central Asia, but three more have recently been born in Bloomington, IL.“Rilu” (dad) and “Hima” (mom) became parents of three female cubs on May 12, ...

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No-Bake Oatmeal Energy Balls

No-Bake Oatmeal Energy Balls

This recipe is one of the favorites of my daughter's hockey team. I make them almost weekly or when the stash runs out. Ingredients: 2 cups of oatmeal (dry rolled oats) 1 cup of peanut butter 1 to 2 tsp. ...

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10 Free Ways to Take Care of Mama (or Papa) Bear

10 Free Ways to Take Care of Mama (or Papa) Bear

Taking care of yourself doesn't need to take a lot of time, or money, but it does mean that sometimes you choose to do something for yourself before choosing to take care of someone else. As parents, we all are ...

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Get Your Giggle On – It’s Good for You

Get Your Giggle On – It’s Good for You

It's been said that kids laugh 300 times each day. No question it's one of the most human of behaviors. It's also good for the mind & body. In fact, laughing is known to reduce stress, boost immune and yes ...

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Bloomington-Normal Park & Playground Guide

Bloomington-Normal Park & Playground Guide

We all have a favorite park. It is usually the one conveniently located down the street, but did you know that Bloomington-Normal is home to almost 50 parks? Wouldn't it be fun to visit every single one this summer and ...

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