Articles by: Lisa Mcneill

SMART Leaders Find Solutions

SMART Leaders Find Solutions

As participants of the S.M.A.R.T Summer Academy (a piloted enrichment program, developed by the AMBCC and Positive Growth, Inc.) gathered for the last week of camp, the topic of the day was sharing their concerns and can’t waits for the upcoming school year.  Munching on popcorn, children entering preschool to […]

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Stop and GO Green:Be a lean green consumer machine

Stop and GO Green:Be a lean green consumer machine

As parents, we already take measures to ensure the safety of our children. Some are required by law, like seat belts and car seats.   Still, others we do out of pure instinct to protect and want what is best for our children, and ultimately, our families.  We move items to higher shelves, […]

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Stop and GO Green:How does your garden grow?

Stop and GO Green:How does your garden grow?

Spring has sprung.  The rich melody of birds chirping, mixed with bees buzzing and the early morning hum of the lawnmower, fills the air.  All around us colorful blooms blanket the earth.  Oh, you know what time it is.  It’s time to plant a garden!  Ok, you were thinking spring […]

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Stop and GO Green: Make an individual statement

Stop and GO Green: Make an individual statement

There is nothing wrong with wanting it brand new;  warranty and receipts included.  However, thousands, if not millions, of people, across this country, have had to find new, creative, down-right crafty ways, to look like a million bucks, on a budget.  High-end thrift stores are becoming the focus of those […]

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Stop and GO Green: Tips to make going green kid-friendly

Stop and GO Green: Tips to make going green kid-friendly

As a children’s book author and busy mommy, I’m passionate about finding quick, easy, and fun ways, to insert those teachable moments into everyday life.  What’s important, is to make it stick, on a level that children can identify with the most.  If a little glue, glitter, or dirt is […]

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Stop and Go Green: Shedding a LIGHT on how we use energy

Do you remember growing up, before you left your bedroom, you’d hear that familiar command.  It was loud, and staccato, in its delivery, “Turn…off…that…LIGHT!”  Here are a few other’s from grandma, “Shut that door.  Are you giving air to the whole block?”  How about, “Who left the t.v. on?”  If we […]

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Live Well NOW! Lessons Learned: Equipped For The Race

“Teaching is more than imparting knowledge, it is inspiring change.  Learning is more than absorbing facts, it is acquiring understanding.” William Arthur Ward. October marked the commencement of a three month journey to inspire our readers to Live Well NOW!  With the premise that millions of people start the year […]

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