Archive for July 7th, 2018

Op/Ed: Make a meaningful change at home

Sometimes, efforts to make the home more “green” or sustainable fall flat of their noble intentions. The growing trend of eco-consciousness is becoming superficial and losing its true meaning: to lessen the human impact on the planet. The following tips are designed to help families get back to the true meaning of sustainability in effective and easy steps. Conserve ...

 
 

Helen A. McGovern of Hockessin

Helen A. McGovern, 92, of Hockessin, died Thursday, July 5, at her residence. She was the wife of William P. McGovern Sr., who died in 1957, and with whom she shared nine years of marriage. Born in Hockessin, she was the daughter of the late Irvin J. Gebhart and the late Margaret Dolan Gebhart. Mrs. McGovern was a bookkeeper for her son’s business, Wm. P. McGovern, ...

 

Todays’ Family: Getting your kids off the couch

Who has started counting down the days until back to school? Are the kids starting to bounce off the walls yet, complaining about their boredom? I have mixed emotions about the summer months. I love the first week after school gets out and celebrate no alarms or schedules and eat ice cream for dinner. Then it sets in. Lazy, hazy days begin to turn into the ...