The Message of Halloween

The words arrive soon after our kids have settled comfortably into their new school schedules.  “Mom, we need to start planning for Halloween.  It’s around the corner and this year […]

Child Safety Series: Halloween Hazards

Each month this series will provide important facts and tips surrounding child safety to support parents and caregivers as they consider reducing risks and creating the safest environment possible for […]

The State of the Union of Youth Sports

Youth sports are woven deeply into the fabric of many families’ lives.  It has become big business, cultivating a love for sport in our children.  The competition can be fierce, […]

Who Am I?

Many people go through life not really understanding themselves, what motivates them, and why they do what they do. But if we aren’t self-aware, we don’t have a baseline to […]

Heart of the Home

BY KALI NEWLEN-BURDEN | PHOTOS BY J. SINCLAIR ICON Custom Builders is just as excited as its clients are about tackling a kitchen remodel. Project and design coordinator Katherine Yeager […]

Oct 2022 “From the Heart”

Ahhh, smell the pumpkin spice aroma as you enter just about anywhere this month! If it can be flavored or scented this time of year, rest assured it will involve […]

The View from My Section

Are emotions contagious? There’s a psychological phenomenon called emotional contagion that implies emotions produce energy that can be transferred from person to person. A typical example would be a coach’s […]