Plan Ahead For Travel And Fun
Jul18

Plan Ahead For Travel And Fun

Happy summer, QC travelers! We’re enjoying excellent weather now, but it’s never too early to plan for fall and winter trips. Many QC area schools have a fall break, and then several weeks surrounding the November and December holiday seasons. When it comes to airfares, the early bird gets the worm! Check early, check often, and grab that great airfare! The most recent good news for many area snowbirds is that the nonstop Allegiant...

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July 2017 QC Family Focus Magazine
Jul01

July 2017 QC Family Focus Magazine

Check out the July issue of QC Family Focus Magazine.

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My Journey Through Allergy Testing
Jun27

My Journey Through Allergy Testing

It wasn’t until the summer after my senior year of high school that I started feeling the effects of allergies. I worked in a city parks department, where a majority of my time was spent mowing the grass, which is no fun with allergies. As someone who’d never dealt with allergies before, I was unfamiliar with the symptoms I was experiencing and regrettably, made no attempt to fight it. Reflecting on it now, 40 hours a week for three...

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The Benefits of Learning Music
Jun20

The Benefits of Learning Music

My sister and I both grew up learning music. First, we learned to play the piano with a private teacher. In school, we each took on different instruments. I learned the flute, and my sister learned the violin and saxophone. I played the flute from 4th to 12th grade and sang in choir. My sister still plays the violin now as she’s starting her senior year of high school, and also sings in choir. Not only did we make great memories and...

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Making the Most of a Road Trip
Jun15

Making the Most of a Road Trip

  While I was growing up, my family took countless road trips, and no place was too far. Our car trips took us to places as close as Chicago and as far as San Francisco. We drove everywhere. In fact, though I took multiple international flights as a child, I did not take a domestic flight, other than a connection to our international flight, until I was in high school. Over the course of our many arduous but fun trips, I learned...

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Staying Safe This Summer
Jun13

Staying Safe This Summer

Summertime can be filled with freedom and fun. But it’s important to maintain awareness and be cautious, so that summer can be as enjoyable as possible. Here are a few things to remember while you and your family are enjoying your summer days and nights. Wear Sunscreen Nothing ruins a summer day faster than a painful sunburn. Sunburns are always a possibility, even on cloudy days, so applying sunscreen before any outdoor activity is a...

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