14 October 2020

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How to keep orchids over the winter

How to keep orchids over the winter


In the Garden
As temperatures cool, it is time for one of my least favorite chores: bringing houseplants in from their summer sojourn outdoors. Some pl...
07 October 2020

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New, free program can keep tenants, landlords out of court

New, free program can keep tenants, landlords out of court


While Indiana is moving forward and nearly fully back on track, some Hoosiers who experienced financial hardship due to the pandemic are now facing le...

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Structure vital to children’s success

Structure vital to children’s success


Structure is something that parents and caregivers set into motion. It is not created by the child, but rather by the adult when it comes to disciplin...

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Gardens display colorful show in fall

Gardens display colorful show in fall


In the Garden
When one thinks of autumn in Indiana, one cannot help but think of colors. We are starting to see the colors in some foliage, but we are ...
30 September 2020

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Placing faith in our elections

Placing faith in our elections


I’ve lost track of the times through the years I’ve heard a politician say, “This is the most important election of my lifetime.” In fact, I...

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No matter the name, asters are landscape stars

No matter the name, asters are landscape stars


In the Garden
I have had several people ask me recently about the bright pink and purple flowers towering above the other plants in my wildflower meado...
23 September 2020

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Time to think about fall planting

Time to think about fall planting


In the Garden
Autumn is here, and the signs of the season are clear. Temperatures have cooled considerably, with lows dropping into the 40s for a few n...
16 September 2020

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Getting children to mind while learning during pandemic

Getting children to mind while learning during pandemic


Recently, I shared about the importance of mirroring home-schooling structure after the in-person education system. We began discussing how to achieve...
09 September 2020

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Tutoring opportunity benefits older, younger students alike

Tutoring opportunity benefits older, younger students alike


Bells are ringing, and hallways are filling with students, teachers, backpacks and books. Indiana schools are back in session, albeit with some starti...

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Which non-medical face covering type is most effective?

Which non-medical face covering type is most effective?


Researchers at Florida Atlantic University conducted an experiment using four different types of face coverings that are available to the general publ...