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Media, Screen Time and Young Minds

One of the more common concerns parents have in visits these days is that their child is spending too much time staring at the screen. The trouble is that in reality, we all probably do. In this media-saturated fast-paced...read more


 

How do you see the world?

Cassie Schindler is a 40 (plus) -year practitioner of eastern meditation and a Certified Mindfulness Educator. A former 25-year Fortune 500 executive and healthy survivor of MS (multiple sclerosis), Cassie knows personally the toxic impact of chronic stress on the nervous...read more


 

Return to Sender

A number of the holiday cards we mailed out have been returned due to a bad address, which reminds me to remind you to make sure we have your current address on file. You can confirm by calling, emailing,...read more


 

Community Stars

I am again delighted to share more world changing work by my friends, Tad and Dianne Taube. This month the El Camino Hospital Foundation announced that Tad and Dianne Taube and Mary and Doug Scrivner have committed $10 million...read more


 

Is Sunscreen the New Margarine? (Our Expert Says No!)

You may have read Rowan Jacobsen's interesting (controversial?) piece in Outside Magazine where he questions current guidelines for sun exposure and suggests that they may be unhealthy, unscientific, and perhaps even racist. This consideration is based on the work...read more


 

Spring Is in the Air!

Spring is in the air! Daylight savings time, vernal equinox (the first day of spring), and now, spring break, are all upon us. The kids are home from college, so a good opportunity for hugs, and some consideration of...read more