Staying Warm: Five Steps to Keep the Heat Indoors

Winter can be a difficult time to save on utility bills if your home is drafty and your furnace hasn’t been checked lately. While you can certainly beat the cold by layering your clothing, wearing a hat indoors, or bundling up in a blanket, here are five practical steps you can take to keep the heat indoors.

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Keep Your Kids Healthy: Six Symptoms You Shouldn’t Ignore

Many parents tend to take the wait-and-see approach when it comes to medical issues with their child. While bruises, cuts, and the flu are a natural part of growing up, every parent should keep an eye out for these six symptoms that should never be ignored and often require immediate attention. Read More

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What Parents of Special Needs Students Should Expect as their Child Starts School

Sending your little ones is always a time of concern and anxiety for every parent. For those who have children with special needs, that concern is multiplied. Regardless of the need, it can make learning extra challenging. If you find yourself wondering what to expect when your student starts school, there are a few things you should be ready for as a parent. Read on to get a good idea of what is ahead, and how you can prepare.

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We Need to Talk: How to Seriously and Effectively Communicate with Your Teenager

Most parents would appreciate an articulate guide on how to talk to their teenage children since this population is notoriously difficult during serious conversations. Despite that fact, learning what makes your teen comfortable can help to aid the process. Read More

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Backyard Boost: How to Make a Playground Paradise for Kids

Your children are your whole world. Which is why you want to give them every opportunity to enjoy the great outdoors. Help them to stay active and safe when you create a playground paradise in your own backyard. Your children will be able to have an adventure each time they walk out the back door, and you won’t have to worry about going anywhere. It’s an investment that’s well worth the smiles you see on their faces every time they go outside to play.

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