Video Blog: God Reveals His Plan

In this C4: Ignite Your Catholic Faith video, Bishop Don Hying speaks to all of us who wonder why our plans don’t always seem to match God‘s plans. If you’re asking yourself “what is God’s plan for me?” this video is for you. Topic based upon the Catechism of the Catholic Church.       [...]

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What is portion control?

I believe that one of our biggest struggles in our society today is portion control. Over the past 20 years, our portion sizes have gradually increased so that we actually believe that we are eating appropriate portion sizes. While a larger portion of fruits and vegetables is usually not an issue, a larger portion of protein or [...]

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Audio Blog: Breast Cancer Awareness Part 2

October is breast cancer awareness month, which you have probably noticed by all the pink that you see around you. Stacy Hammack, a mammogram technologist at Ripon Medical Center, along with Bill Daly, Director of the Agnesian Cancer Center, discuss the importance of prevention and early detection.   To schedule an appointment for a mammogram, [...]

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Photo Blog: Fall Festival at Children’s Choice Learning Center

Children’s Choice Learning Center (CLC) held their Fall Festival on Oct. 8th, 2012. We had a wonderful turnout.  Thank you to everyone who attended.  The apples and dip went over well.  The scarecrow craft and the horse rides were such fun! The pumpkin sensory table was gooey, but many children tried it out! We will be [...]

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Leading Inspiration: Domestic Violence

  Q: Recently an employee came to me stating she was concerned her ex-boyfriend may come to our workplace to try to talk with her. She indicated that she had ended the relationship because he called her names and would push her around. What is the best way to help individuals in these situations? A: [...]

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Protein bars, are they a good idea to eat?

Generally, about 30 grams of protein is enough for the average person for an entire day – athletes can be an exception, the general person reaching for the protein bar does not need to eat it.  A protein bar would have about 6-10 grams of protein in it and is a good meal replacement if [...]

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English: some tropical fruits foto I took at home

Tropical smoothie

A great tropical smoothie for the fall dull drums!  Just whip this up (in less than 20 minutes), put on your sunglasses and pretend you are in the tropics!  Serves 2 Ingredients: 1 cup frozen mixed tropical fruits, such as mango, pineapple, and guava 1/2 cup whole grain cereal 1/2 large banana 3 oz. reduced-fat [...]

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