I’d been missing the Halloween Fairy, the Robin Hood of Candy. She would descend upon our house late on Halloween night once our little trick-or-treaters had fallen asleep. She flew in and flitted away with their candy. Before bed, our girls
Whether it’s trying to fit in with the right group at school, striving to get noticed by a college scout, or simply learning how to navigate the changing world of technology, today’s youth—especially athletes—are being pulled in a variety of
When I was growing up, no one emphasized natural medicine as a viable healthcare choice. Instead, I was raised, as I imagine you were, to rely entirely on traditional medicine without considering other options. In the Western medicine model, the
Part Two of a Two-Part Series on Vitamin Deficiencies Read Part One, about iron deficiency, in Vancouver Family Magazine’s September 2017 issue. Last winter, Jennifer Prescott, of Vancouver, experienced a devastating miscarriage that left her depressed and fatigued. The fatigue, she had
It was the stack of cheese that first caught my eye. I was delivering a meal to a friend who had just had a baby. Her cherub was sleeping soundly, and my friend was catching up on her latest read.
Who needs a time machine when Fort Vancouver can transport you back to February 1846 with nothing more than a candle lantern and some fantastic volunteers in costume? The rain stopped one cool, February evening just long enough for me, my
Dear Dr. Universe: Why is the map the way it is?- Pablo, Spokane, WA Dear Pablo, Next time you eat an orange, try getting the peel off in one piece. Next, try to flatten out your peel. You’ll likely find it a bit
Homework may not be your child’s favorite part of the school year, but it’s no secret that completing those after-school assignments can lead to academic success. Help the students in your household develop good study habits and tackle their homework