Articles in Family and Kids

How To Raise Independent Children

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Children crave independence. Building independence can begin as early as two years old. ... Read full article

How to Talk to Your Child About Emotions

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Dealing with emotions is a part of everyone’s skill set. Parents, teachers and other caregivers have an added challenge of helping children to navigate around any bends in life’s daily road that may affect their well-being. The road map of emotional ... Read full article

Surround Yourself With People You Want to Be Like

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Did you know that the four people with whom you spend the most time are who you become in the future? Scary, isn’t it? This fact alone should make you very selective about the company you keep.... Read full article

Teen Vaping

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Teen vaping has become a serious epidemic across the country. ... Read full article

Three Health Apps You Can Use Everyday

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So, I don’t know about you, but for four years now, I have really paid attention to what’s in our food and our cleaning supplies. While moderation is probably key to using bleach...there is always a better choice. But whether it’s bleach or a multi-s... Read full article



Make Healthy Eating Fun from Lunchtime to Lifetime

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Picture this as your child’s midday meal: a lunchbox filled with colorful tomatoes and peppers, strawberries and a pinwheel whole grain sandwich packed with spinach, lean turkey and low-fat cream cheese.... Read full article

Fun Fall and Halloween Puns to Share With Your Kids

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Fall is one of the best times of year, full of events, cooler days and vibrant colors of changing leaves. The season is particularly fun for kids who are visiting pumpkin patches, preparing Halloween costumes, and navigating corn mazes. It’s a great ... Read full article

Teaching Your Children the True Meaning of Charity

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According to a study by UCLA, it is believed that 3.1 percent of the world’s children live in America, but they own 40 percent of the toys consumed globally. And, the Huffington Post has indicated that the average American throws away 65 pounds of cl... Read full article

Caring For Your Aging Pets

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As our animals start to age, their bodies begin to need different things. By taking the time to familiarize ourselves with some of the things our aging pets need, we can help ensure them long and healthy lives. A key aspect of healthy aging, maintain... Read full article