Melanie Carvell by Deb Seminary Wife, mother, daughter, Physical Therapist, Director of Sanford’s Women’s Health Center, world class triathlete, coach, motivational speaker, writer, friend, pianist, all-around nice person – this is Melanie Carvell. Growing up in Mott, North Dakota (“the spot where the girls are hot”) shaped her for life.
Pam Vukelic “The Quail’s Egg” is a popular children’s folk tale from Sri Lanka. The mother quail loses her egg in the crevice of a rock and tries numerous channels to get assistance. After many “no” responses, she finally has success when she gets the cat to scare the mouse […]
Treating the problem’s source to heal the whole body By Kylie Blanchard The best advice Dr. Faye Johnson, ND, LAc, LMT, says she can offer individuals regarding their health is to “get in tune with your body, because it will tell you what is wrong if you listen.” Johnson is […]
by Jessie Veeder Vawnita Best is a woman tied to the landscape. Ask her about her passion she will tell you about the ranch on the edge of the badlands her father purchased as a young man and spent a lifetime tending and working. She’ll tell you about the yukka […]
A few minutes with Julie Aigner Clark
Julie Aigner Clark is a full-time mom and former teacher, best known for founding The Baby Einstein Company, a start-up business that was born in her basement and became an internationally acclaimed, multimillion-dollar company in less than five years. Credited with creating an entirely new industry, Julie brought the arts […]
Save the Date for the Women's Health Conference
Inhale Inspiration The Women’s Health Conference, formerly known as Mikey Hoeven’s Women’s Wellness Expo, returns to the Best Western Ramkota in Bismarck on Monday, September 30th. As always, the conference will feature a day packed with practical and timely information for women to use in their everyday lives.
In the Rearview Mirror with Claudia Berg, ND Heritage Center
by Rhonda Gowen Claudia Berg did not set foot in a museum while growing up, but nevertheless has managed to wear a few ruts into what is now one of the biggest museum renovations in the country. As expansion coordinator for the ND Heritage Center reconstruction on the State Capitol […]
Kirsten Baesler – A Passion for Education
by Deb Seminary “One of my favorite sayings is, ‘Be kinder than necessary to everyone you meet, because you have no idea what journey they are on and what troubles they face,’” Superintendent of Public Instruction Kirsten Baesler is a Class B girl and proud of it. Growing up in […]
Successful Treatments for Incontinence
by Kylie Blanchard Incontinence impacts people of all ages and many suffer in silence, believing the symptoms are a permanent part of their lives. “Incontinence affects women and men, as well as children,” says Melanie Schlittenhardt, nurse practitioner at the Mid Dakota Clinic Center for Women. “Incontinence is the inability […]
On Top of Her Game in Western ND
by Jessie Veeder Jodie McDougall wears her hair in two blonde braids. Her face is sun kissed and golden under the warm sun that finally found it’s way to Western North Dakota. After meeting this energetic woman with a wide smile you can’t help but wonder if Jodie might have […]