Ohiopyle native Robert Hensley is a professional makeup artist and licensed aesthetician living and working in Los Angeles.
Many adults understand the joy of gardening, but gardening can be equally fun for children as well. While some adults may feel that certain children do not have the patience or perseverance to see plants grow from seeds to adulthood, selecting plants that are hardy and sprout quickly may be the key to igniting a love of gardening in children.
Playground equipment is a magnet for children, and rightfully so. Kids love playing on swings, slides and climbing components of playsets on school properties and at area parks. While playgrounds are ideal settings for fun-filled days, they also carry a certain degree of risk.
Many of the festivities surrounding St. Patrick's Day are geared toward adults. However, any celebration can be customized to include enjoyable activities for younger celebrants.
To keep up with the demand for technology in the classroom, certain school programs have to be scaled back, and art and music are generally the first to go. This leaves it up to parents to involve their kids in music education.
Life would never be the same after Feb. 9, 1964, when The Beatles made their U.S. debut live in front of a record-setting television audience on CBS's "The Ed Sullivan Show."
Balancing a career and a family can be difficult, and such a task gets even more complicated for professionals who decide it’s time to further their educations.
While the region is currently battling the elements of a frosty winter, it is also the time that many start to plan their escape to warmer ground — spring break.
The holiday season can be a whirlwind of activity that culminates in lavish celebrations and, for many children, an extended vacation from school. But when the excitement of the holiday has ended, children must return to the classroom, an adjustment that is not always so easy.
She wasn’t a bride nor was it a wedding, but she stunned in white.
The gown the First Lady wore to the 1961 Presidential Inauguration galas sported a strapless, silver-embellished bodice and a chiffon overlay topped by a royal cape, an ensemble she designed herself with the help of Bergdorf Goodman's Ethan Frankau.
There are so many different and creative ways for families to showcase their heritage and honor a grandparent or other special senior. Scrapbooks are one such way to share the life of a special person and indirectly tell the tale of your family history.
It is often during times of extreme devastation when children first see how communities can join together to help one another. Such efforts may be a child’s initial exposure to charity while highlighting the importance of putting another person’s needs before your own.
If you ever work from home or plan to, there are many things you need to consider to make sure your home office is conducive to productivity. From preventing technological snafus to dealing with the social realities of working where you live, preparing yourself for the home office experience is important:
As more of our correspondence takes place electronically -- from shopping to banking statements to love letters -- it can be easy to get overwhelmed by the influx of email received on a daily basis.
Choosing a qualified, responsible, smart and kind babysitter or nanny can seem daunting. While all parents dream of a Mary Poppins falling into their laps, finding the perfect childcare provider usually requires a bit more legwork.
(StatePoint) Are you living a happy life? Most of us face daily routines filled with the stresses of jobs and busy family schedules. And bad news seemingly is all around us, in an increasingly violent world filled with strife and scandal.
The busy back-to-school season can be riddled with all kinds of emotions for both parents and kids. From new schedules to new school supplies, a headache may not be far behind.
America is a nation of pet lovers. About half the nation’s households include a dog or a cat, and they spend $53 billion yearly on pet expenses, ranging from food to vet bills to toys.
During the rush of the back-to-school season, the focus is all on school, homework and scheduled activities. And with so much down time revolving around televisions, computers and handheld devices, it can be difficult for families to find time to simply be spontaneous and playful.
We are indeed blessed in southwestern Pennsylvania to have such diverse styles and types of architectural examples to view and admire. Although, the structure chosen for this particular article is like no other I have had the pleasure to highlight to date.
Reaching their hands into the soil, children at the Village of Searights Community Center, began the first step in growing their own potatoes. A partnership with the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank, the Uniontown Arts Fellowship (UAF) and the Phoenix Arts Center, the “potato barrel project” was developed.
From beaches to bustling cities, TripAdvisor offers its list of Top Family Friendly Vacations throughout the United States. They feature sun, surf, history, culture, amusements, shopping and sports!
The opportunities presented by science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields of study and careers are a resource not sufficiently tapped by women today. Encouraging this segment of the population to become interested in STEM is an important task that must begin with mentoring at a young age.
The Fayette County Young Professionals Network is making its mark on Uniontown one mosaic tile at a time.
For the past year the group has been working on a mosaic that will cover the wall of the former VFW parking lot at the Five Corners intersection.
The Great Allegheny Passage, situated in the Laurel Highlands, provides families with a place to ride their bikes together.
The Bicycle Helmet Safety Institute says the best way to get your child to wear a helmet is to wear one yourself. Start the helmet rule early, be consistent, point out sports pros wearing helmets, and teach kids that having a bike is really owning one’s first vehicle — and responsibility comes with the privilege.
The Northside Historic District of Brownsville is particularly plentiful with many truly extraordinary architectural treasures. Most examples were constructed during the 19th and early 20th century when Brownsville’s economy was booming.
Listen: Flip flop, flip flop, flip flop! The sound is unmistakable! Those lightweight, fun and flexible shoes — dare we call them that — are making an appearance again as temperatures begin to rise and spring swings into full gear.
When in the course of choosing a structure to feature in this series of articles, certain criteria such as a style, character, location and distinction are key elements in the selection process. Needless to say, St. John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church located along Jefferson Street in Uniontown surely meets and exceeds the selection guidelines. With the advent of the religious holiday known as Easter upon us, the choice is rather appropriate.
Sure, dying eggs at Easter time is an activity carried out in many homes throughout the land. But the fun shouldn’t stop there. The incredible egg, all dressed up for the holiday, can be so much more.
Hairstylist John Rutter, owner of John Rutter Hair Designs in Uniontown and JR Hair Solutions in Morgantown, says the face shape, forehead size, hair growth patterns and hairline are among the things to consider when deciding what may be the best fringe for your face.
Students at Laurel Highlands Middle School recently took part in a program that changes lives by saving lives. Seventh-grade students in Laurel Highlands learned “hands-only” cardiopulminary resuscitation (CPR) training made possible through a grant funded by Eberly Foundation through the American Heart Association (AHA).