Invest in your child’s future by caring for their teeth

By Dr. Stephanie McGann, DMD FAGD, Columnist, The Times Let’s start from the beginning, that’s right great teeth start from great care of our kids. We have seen decades of dental disease declining in kids who receive routine preventive care and early intervention of dental problems. For most people taking our kids to the dentist twice a year is just want we do. Unfortunately, it doesn’t always...

A chance to find a special person love on Valentine’s Day

By Nancy Plummer, Columnist, The Times My dear Readers, This is certainly the season of LOVE and as a Dating, Love and Life Strategist, I have never had a client that has inspired me more to help find the love and life one truly deserves. We all deserve love, and I feel so humbled and appreciative that I have been able to help hundreds of men and women find the love and life they’ve always dreamed...

Last-minute Valentine’s Day desserts

By Cathy Branciaroli, Food Correspondent, The Times A little chocolate can go a long way to saying “I love you” to your sweetie on Valentine’s Day. Valentine’s day is upon us but don’t stress out. Making the day special can be as easy or as elaborate as you’d like to make it. Simple seems best as the clock is ticking down. And last minute dishes can be just as delightful as...

Don’t Retire, Refire: Facing the challenges of Alzheimer’s

By Gail Suplee Tatum, Columnist, The Times To my Readers, while my articles, up to now, have been focused on keeping well, staying sharp and getting excited about this next chapter in our lives, what if we have challenges that are keeping us from fulfilling our ReFirement desires. I am so excited to share with you information of an event in our neck of the woods that I feel you will very much appreciate...

The gifts that cancer gave me

By Nancy Plummer, Columnist, The Times My Dear Readers, Well, I’ve been looking forward to writing to you all with good news…and of course, I was always having to prepare myself that that day may never come… However, miracles do happen every day, and I am one of them. I am in remission from my Ovarian Cancer!

On Your Table: Top 10 food trends for 2017

By Cathy Branciaroli, Food Correspondent, The Times According to the National Restaurant Association, local foods will be a hot choice in 2017. This is no surprise to Aimee Olexey of Talula’s Table in Kennett Square. When asked if this was a new trend or a current way of eating, Aimee said that her mission of serving local food with a focus on seasonal products has been a long-standing tradition....

Happy 2017 – let’s make it a healthy year.

By Dr. Stephanie McGann, DMD FAGD, Columnist, The Times With each passing year one thing is undeniable, we are a year older.  Let’s be a year wiser too. With the advent of great preventive care and good oral hygiene we have seen a dramatic increase in the number of people who get to middle age with little or no need for extensive dentistry. Let’s not get complacent, teeth are like a classic car,...

All About Connecting: Taking stock of 2016

By Nancy Plummer, Columnist, The Times Happy New Year 2017! Wow…so many possibilities, so many unknowns. You’ve probably already thought about your New Year’s resolutions. However, to help you get the most out of your resolutions, I have created my easy All About Connecting “Quick Year End Review” worksheet. It quickly sums up all the good, bad and ugly from last year, but with a positive...

On Your Table: simple suppers to start the New Year

By Cathy Branciaroli, Food Correspondent, The Times Roasting chicken thighs and accompanying savories on a sheet pan makes for a simple supper. Whew – we made it through the holidays, with plenty of rushing about and cooking. So now, it’s time to relax and to prepare simple, easy suppers. But make no mistake in underestimating such simple dishes. They can be bursting with flavor. I think of simple...

Don’t Retire, ReFire: The art of moving on

A new year means an opportunity for positive change  By Gail Supplee Tatum, Columnist, The Times As we go through our lives, from even before we can remember, we are faced with trials and tribulations, as well as joy and accomplishments. We are faced with change and choices, from a baby, to cry when our diaper is wet, to an adult, to choose the right people to be around, who will encourage us and...