“Every year we try to create awareness of April being National Child Abuse Prevention month and the services that ECCAC can offer to child victims. It is imperative that everyone do their part to help protect children. Prevention is the best protection against child abuse.” - Julie Porterfield, ECCAC...
By Todd and Stephenie Craig Last month, our son Will, age 10, shared his experience living with ADHD. This month we are sharing our parent lessons navigating ADHD in our home. Neither of us are diagnosed with ADHD.   What are the positives of navigating ADHD in your home? Our son sees the...
Second Bus to Provide Restorative Dental Services To Children In Need Children’s Volunteer Health Network, an organization that provides free access to dental and mental health services to children in need in Northwest Florida, has announced the arrival of their second mobile dental clinic. The first bus, gifted to CVHN...
By Michelle Ruschman If you’ve ever shared the road with the TITS Mobile, you may have wondered how Anne Ziegenhorn, the founder of The Implant Truth Survivors Committee (TITS), came to drive such an iconic car. Even as she shares the name with a wink and a smile, Anne wants...
By Kay Leaman, Health Architect Do you know what the two most toxic plastics are that can be found in most kitchens today? Wait for it… plastic wrap and silverware. How many plastic storage containers do you have and how many of them come from restaurant leftovers, the deli or the...
By Stephenie Craig I found myself in a close relationship consistently feeling hurt and disappointed. I felt resentful and repeatedly like I wasn’t asking for anything unreasonable but the person refused to give me what I needed. Have you been there too? Maybe it’s a family member, a partner, a...

A Focus on Sleep

By Kay Leaman, Health Architect I’ve dealt with sleep issues over the years. What I’ve discovered is that getting quality sleep means developing a routine and sticking with it. I have also found a couple nutritionals that have helped me sleep better. As our lives ebb and flow, so does...

Love That Traffic?

By Dr. Richard Chern, M.D. How are you handling life’s little frustrations? I know this article goes outside the immediate area, but I would bet everyone reading this article knows exactly how life in Destin has changed in the last ten years. I know for me, if there’s a bridge,...

What is This Time For?

By Todd Craig, Journey Bravely There was a season of life where I reached the end of the day feeling I had been a slave to my to-do list. I was busy running from one task to the next. And, even when the days were as productive as they were...