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Home Life October 16, 2018

End Bullying Now: Why Your Words Matter and How They Effect Change

Julia S., Editor

October is National Bullying Prevention Month. Have a closer look at what bullying looks like, how it affects victims and what actions to take if you are being bullied or witness bullying. Share this page with your friends – together, we can put a...

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Health & Wellness, Home Life September 20, 2018

Drug Addiction Hurts Families: Where to Turn if Your Mom or Dad Is Using Drugs

Erika S., Editor in Chief

Drug addiction puts a lot of stress on parents, brothers and sisters, grandparents – anyone who is part of the home. When family members take drugs: You can’t count on them to do what they say they will do. They may forget or get distracte...

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Health & Wellness, Home Life August 30, 2018

Labor Day Weekend Safety Tips to Keep You Out of the ER

Katherine E., Editor

Are you one of the millions of Americans planning a final summer getaway this Labor Day weekend? According to the NHTSA, Labor Day weekend is one of the most dangerous holidays of the year on American roads. This year, enjoy your last few days of ...

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Home Life, Security & Preparedness July 24, 2018

This Summer, Beat the Heat With These Water-Wise Safety Tips

Katherine E., Editor

Is the sizzle of summer giving you the urge to hit the beach, jump in the pool, dive in the lake or go for a boat ride? As temperatures rise nationwide and the dog days of summer lure us outdoors to cool off in the water, don’t let your community ...

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Health & Wellness, Home Life July 11, 2018

Breastfeeding Blues: Solving Common Nursing Problems

Maggie K., Senior Editor

Breast milk is the perfect food for babies – it contains all the right nutrients and is easy to digest. Breastfeeding provides many benefits for both mothers and babies, including strengthening the baby’s immune system and helping a woman recover ...

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Home Life June 28, 2018

Help Your Local Fire Department Spread the Word on Backyard Fire Safety this Summer

Erika S., Editor in Chief

From fireworks to fire pits, a backyard is a great place for family and friends to get together for outdoor summer fun. Now is the time to remind your community that home fire safety doesn’t stop at the front door. There are many potential backyar...

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Home Life, Military Life June 14, 2018

Keep Outdoor Cooking Safe! Prevent Grilling Mishaps with These Backyard Barbecue Basics

Heather M., Editor

The delicious smell of grilling that wafts through the neighborhood is a true sign that summer has arrived. However, every year grills are responsible for numerous house fires, thousands of burn injuries and even some deaths. Something that’s s...

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Home Life, Security & Preparedness June 12, 2018

Double Duty: Disaster Prep Upgrades for the Best Return on Investment

Michele B., Senior Editor

Last year, 25 million Americans were affected by disaster. Inspire the citizens in your community to upgrade now to mitigate the effects that a natural disaster can have. At the same time, upgrades can increase curb appeal and energy efficiency. ...

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Home Life, Security & Preparedness June 7, 2018

Making Home Feel Like Home Again: Post-Disaster Return and Recovery

Julia S., Editor

Natural disasters often appear with little to no warning, and their presence is felt long after they’re over. They frequently leave behind devastating effects on communities, making recovery a gradual and challenging process. While returning home ...

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Home Life January 11, 2018

New Year, New Budget! 6 Tips for Spending Less & Saving More

Maggie K., Senior Editor

Ah, the New Year. A time to hope, dream and start fresh… with a new personal budget. As many recover from holiday (over)spending, and distant memories of shredding colored wrapping and gluttonous dinners fill the air, New Year’s resolutions about ...

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