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Word Count: 822 Parents: School is back in session, time to teach kids vital financial lessons Parents are the most important source of financial education for kids. Here are ways to share money knowledge with kids of all ages....
Word Count: 702 How to handle student-teacher conflicts for the benefit of your child's education Learn the skills to find common ground between your student and his or her teacher....
Word Count: 585 Pressure to perform can outweigh the benefits of children's sports Playing sports can increase a child’s potential for suffering from anxiety, stress or feeling burned out. Tips for parents to keep in mind for cheering their children on the athletic field....
Word Count: 604 How to cut the clutter and take back your home What's your plan to kick the clutter? ...
Word Count: 601 5 simple steps for protecting your home during the holidays Take precautions today to protect your home and deter criminals during the holidays....
Word Count: 551 DIY Halloween costumes that won't spook your budget As the leaves turn, children of all ages begin their quest for this year’s “it” Halloween costume. Americans will spend $2.8 billion dollars on Halloween costumes this year, according to the National Retail Federation’s 2014...
Word Count: 597 Have food allergies? Top tips for dining out and cooking at home Does your holiday menu allow for food allergies?...
Word Count: 567 The secret to achieving better work-life balance Find the secret to achieving work-life balance. ...
Word Count: 645 Be a super shopper: where to splurge and save at the grocery store Learn these tips to get the most for your buck at the grocery store....
Word Count: 678 How to handle grief during the holidays Grieving during the holidays? Expert tips for coping....
Word Count: 561 How to enjoy your holiday without the stress High expectations paint the holidays as a time of fun and joy, and when people don’t feel this way they then feel even worse because they somehow aren’t living up to an idyllic portrait of...
Word Count: 658 German shepherds to gerbils: How to choose the best pet for your family There is more to choosing a new pet than simply falling in love with a cute face....
Word Count: 666 Level up! Selecting the best video games for your children What should parents know about video games?...
Word Count: 499 Are your car seat fears founded? Car safety before kids is relatively simple, but after your first child is born, it becomes more complicated, especially when it comes to proper car seat installation....
Word Count: 407 Drive safely with your newborn by following these tips Babies change everything. Their arrival means that new parents need to become educated - quickly - on cribs, strollers and most importantly, child-safety seats and all their rules....
Word Count: 483 5 dietary habits of healthy kids With so much information available about kids’ nutrition – what to eat, how to supplement and more – it’s hard to get a firm grasp on what it takes to raise a healthy child. Here's...
Word Count: 799 How to get your kids to eat the food you've prepared Many children go through picky eating stages, and parents typically need to be a bit creative to get them to consume a well-balanced diet....
Word Count: 591 School zone safety in the age of distractions Be as safe as possible on the way to and from school with these tips. ...
Word Count: 580 Often-overlooked back-to-school danger: Tips to pack safer lunches Parents can pack safer school lunches by following these food-handling and packing tips....
Word Count: 594 Answering these questions will help you plan for life's emergencies It can be difficult to anticipate exactly how much, and for how long, you will need the protection of life insurance. Your policy should evolve over time to fit your evolving needs....
Word Count: 584 Ask the Pharmacist: Exercise tips your heart will love Learn some easy ways you can boost your heart's health....
Word Count: 414 You don't always get what you pay for when buying eyeglasses online Learn why buying eyeglasses online isn't the best idea....
Word Count: 375 Don't let pantry pests tarnish holiday traditions Learn more about the pests that could threaten your holidays....
Word Count: 633 Your credit scores: What you don't know could cost you Learn more about your credit scores and how having low scores could negatively impact your future....
Word Count: 634 Work-life effectiveness: It's more achievable than you think Having a successful and fulfilling job and life outside of work can present challenges. Learn more about how you can have it all....
Word Count: 819 6 tips for managing your year-end tax planning What financial plans are you making this season? ...
Word Count: 701 Fact or fiction? What you need to know about today's TVs Separate the myths from reality when purchasing a new television this summer....
Word Count: 708 Simple steps to make your holiday guests feel at home Welcome any holiday guest into your home with these simple steps. ...
Word Count: 562 Managing the holidays with a loved one who suffers memory loss It's possible to make the holidays special and enjoyable for a loved one with Alzheimer's or dementia. Here are some tips to help....
Word Count: 459 Treats without tricks: Safety and nutrition tips for Halloween Keep the fun and ditch the worry with these safety and nutrition tips for Halloween....
Word Count: 489 6 timely tips to keep kids safe this holiday season Learn six ways to keep kids safe and healthy this season....
Word Count: 730 Fall in love with a trip to the Lone Star State Learn what amazing experiences await you in Texas....
Word Count: 748 African Americans with type 2 diabetes take America's Diabetes Challenge and pledge to get to their goals Learn more about the unique challenges facing African Americans with diabetes. ...
Word Count: 498 Which kitchen style best matches your personality? You may be surprised to discover your personality influences the style of kitchen you prefer. So, do you know what style matches your personality?...
Word Count: 602 Kids choose at one of country's largest restaurants: the school cafeteria Children are taught math, science, English and history at school. And every day at lunch they learn another important lesson: how to make independent nutrition choices....
Word Count: 613 Avoid a blizzard of bills this season with these energy efficiency tips Follow these tips to keep your home energy efficient this winter....
Word Count: 621 Tips to make the daily drive easier for commuters Learn how to keep your vehicle's tires in tip-top shape for all your upcoming travels....
Word Count: 650 8 ways to protect the value of your car this winter Find out how to give your car the best car today. ...
Word Count: 581 Expectant moms need iodine for healthy children One very easy and vitally important thing to do for a healthy baby is to make sure pregnant and nursing women get enough iodine....
Word Count: 852 Most people underestimate their family's need for life insurance Life insurance should be thought of as a long-term legacy that can benefit one’s family for many years to come....
Word Count: 536 Learn why workplace benefits help provide financial security While many view open enrollment as a chance to merely review and update health care coverage, such as medical, dental and vision, it is actually about much more than that....
Word Count: 389 Common new mom question: Are all formulas created equal? Moms looking to save some money can be confident that store-brand formulas are as safe and nourshing as the big brands....
Word Count: 683 Flu fighters: Busting six sickening flu myths Here is the truth behind six sickening myths about the flu....
Word Count: 703 8 moving ways to make Veterans Day meaningful for kids Trying to teach kids about Veterans Day? Ways to make the day meaningful for children....
Word Count: 899 Boost kids' nutrition with tips on creating a balanced plate Parents looking to improve kids' nutrition can achieve better balance with some meal makeover tips....
Word Count: 590 Using music to find inner strength in living with relapsing MS MS is an unpredictable, chronic disease of the central nervous system that affects about 400,000 Americans and can lead to disability....
Word Count: 443 The equation for stronger performance in school begins with a better breakfast Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, especially for students embarking on a learning adventure. But not all breakfast foods are created equal....
Word Count: 529 Don't let germs hitch a ride home from school By simply touching their desks and lunch tables and swapping school supplies with classmates, kids are likely to bring home germs from school, and then spread them to family members....
Word Count: 474 Shopping for a new vehicle? 5 questions to ask yourself before signing on the dotted line Buying a car is a big financial commitment and you want to make sure you do your homework. These five questions can help you find a vehicle that fits your lifestyle....
Word Count: 666 Things to consider when making popular kitchen renovations Consider these ideas before redesigning your kitchen. ...
Word Count: 627 Pet-proofing your home in preparation for adopting a shelter animal Adoption is the most rewarding way to obtain a pet. A few pet-proofing precautions can ensure your pet enjoys a warm welcome to his new home....
Word Count: 566 Your teen's loud music could be permanently damaging their hearing The results of a recent study paint a troubling picture of today’s hearing-impaired person - and it might just be the portrait of a teen....
Word Count: 594 5 sanity-saving secrets to balance school and fun this holiday season Keep the school year going strong with these easy tips....
Word Count: 429 New research finds 40 percent of teens say they've been hit or nearly hit while walking New research examines how handheld devices are causing teens to be more easily distracted, leading to greater risk on the roads, particularly when walking....
Word Count: 486 How a tape measure and scale can save your child's life Learn why abandoning the booster seat too soon is dangerous....
Word Count: 465 Can we change the culture of youth sports? Injuries sideline too many young atheletes. Here three steps to change the culture of youth sports....
Word Count: 700 Which daily interactions help your child learn the most? How adult interaction with infants and young children helps develop their brains....
Word Count: 665 Breastfeeding? Take advantage of FSA dollars Nursing moms can use flexible spending account dollars to pay for breastfeeding pumps and supplies....
Word Count: 587 5 great skincare tips for cooler temperatures As temperatures drop, your skin needs increased care. ...
Word Count: 530 Dry bottoms and rockin' tunes: The recipe for happy babies, survey says Find out what helps baby to wake up happy....
Word Count: 377 Find relief from occasional allergy symptoms this fall Allergy-proof your fall fun with these tips for managing triggers and symptoms....
Word Count: 0 4 tips for conserving 'invisible' water every day Are you aware of how much water your family really uses every day? Consider these tips for curtailing "invisible" water consumption....
Word Count: 692 Catch a glimpse of fall colors on these awesome off-road trails There’s no better way to experience the vibrancy of fall but to immerse yourself and the family in the brilliance, and an off-road vehicle provides a front-seat view....
Word Count: 493 Save time and energy with a family gift this holiday season One of the best ways to celebrate the holidays is with a family gift – one that brings a couple or a family even closer....
Word Count: 618 Plan for money emergencies before bringing a child into your family Adding a child affects a family's budget. Here are tips to child-proof your family's finances....
Word Count: 526 Driving tire safety for teens: Road safety begins with the only part of the car that touches the road Teen drivers don't have the tire knowledge they need to be safe on the road, a new study shows. Take these tips for talking to teens about tire safety....
Word Count: 522 The simple DIY trick to eliminate pesky floor squeaks Annoying at best and disruptive to work and sleep at worst, floor creaks are easier to eliminate than you may think....
Word Count: 803 Favorite fall flavors and activities guaranteed to enhance your autumn From favorite fall flavors to awesome autumn activities, everyone has something to look forward to as the season changes. So what types of things are high on Americans’ to-do lists this year?...
Word Count: 565 Mischievous twists on your family's favorite Halloween tricks and treats Halloween is full of fun, and this year you can jump start the celebration well before Oct. 31. Here are some ideas to help your family really get in the spooky, playful spirit this fall....
Word Count: 540 How to stop pet stains from straining your family events While there is no doubt that pet owners love their furry friends, it’s fair to say that dogs and cats can easily take over the home....
Word Count: 646 How to be host or hostess with the most(est) with these delicious seasonal recipes Delight your guests this season with these amazing recipes....
Word Count: 862 How simple stomach pains can take you to hell and back Learn how one woman's stomach pains became much, much more. ...
Word Count: 752 Fall life hacks to keep you organized while on the go As the weather cools down, flu and cold season begins to take off and we start planning for a busy holiday season. Could you use a life hack or two?...
Word Count: 293 Prime preschoolers for the classroom with developmental games Parents, experts, and toy makers are learning that building block toys are a great way to inspire back-to-school excitement and build vital skills in preschool aged children....
Word Count: 467 Four ways to spark creativity in your children Looking for some indoor activities to do with your children this winter? Try these. ...
Word Count: 422 Restless legs syndrome: 'no laughing matter' RLS is a neurologic disorder that causes these symptoms and it is no laughing matter. It can impact day-to-day activities and a person's sleep....
Word Count: 446 Baby safety checklist: Steps to eliminate hidden dangers in the laundry room Babies are curious and even at very young ages, they tend to get into things they shouldn’t. That’s why there’s no better time than today to take steps toward securing your home, and the laundry...
Word Count: 695 The Fragile X factor: What parents should know about this mysterious disease Learn more about Fragile X Syndrome and who's at risk. ...
Word Count: 460 Important tax information for everyone with marketplace health insurance If you have health insurance through a federal or state-sponsored marketplace, here's how it will impact your income tax return....
Word Count: 454 Ways you can support your kids' school and teachers Looking for ways to keep the extracurricular programs at school going strong? Here are some ways you can help out....
Word Count: 635 Uncontrollable laughing and crying: A stroke survivor's unexpected diagnosis At 33, Delanie Wilson had a stroke and life never was the same again. Delanie’s road to recovery was challenging and involved months of rehab. With time, Delanie saw improvements in her speech and movement,...
Word Count: 608 A cut above the rest: How to make the perfect holiday cookie Do you know how to make the perfect holiday cookie?...
Word Count: 507 One in five children in America go to bed hungry - learn how you can help What is happening to end hunger in your community?...
Word Count: 610 This holiday season, give your family the world - without breaking the bank Many authentic holiday traditions are just a grocery-store-trip away – and you may discover a new family favorite from a faraway land....
Word Count: 731 Planning to 'have the talk' with senior parents this holiday season? How to begin The holiday season can be a good time for families to talk about senior living arrangements. Here's how to start the dialogue....
Word Count: 440 Facing financial pressures: 5 tips for the sandwich generation Would you sacrifice your retirement and savings to simultaneously support your elderly parents and adult children? Welcome to the sandwhich generation....
Word Count: 539 How to make sure cleaning up isn't your only holiday activity Learn how to make your holiday cleaning easier this season....
Word Count: 514 What parents feed baby can have long-term impact Learn some tips to ensure your children are eating healthy....
Word Count: 573 5 tips to help savvy Latina moms raise financially smart kids Mothers can help their children grow into financially savvy adults....
Word Count: 466 5 tips to keep your child's school days from becoming sick days Find out what you can do to boost your child's immune system and keep them healthy this school year. ...
Word Count: 730 Head of the class: How to get accepted to the school of your choice Learn what you can do to help your student get into the college of his or her choice. ...
Word Count: 417 The importance of maintaining family traditions through the holidays Holiday celebrations are a time of fun, family and food. Making each holiday a special occasion are the family traditions that are passed down and evolve each year....
Word Count: 579 Want to be a Heimlich hero? All ages can learn how to save a life Choking is the fifth leading cause of accidental death in the United States. Over the years, the Heimlich maneuver has saved an estimated 50,000 U.S. lives....
Word Count: 564 Life-threatening (severe) allergies and bullying: resources available to educate and raise awareness Bullying has received increased national attention and can include behaviors such as name-calling, actual or threatened acts of physical harm, rumor spreading and social exclusion. Having health issues may also lead to bullying....
Word Count: 689 Simple steps can keep you and your family healthy Learn some simple steps you can take to keep your family healthy this season....
Word Count: 678 FDA's message to moms: Eat more seafood The nutrients in seafood are vital to the brain development of young children, even during pregnancy....
Word Count: 770 Holiday survival guide: quick tricks to eliminate hassles and headaches Here are six simple tips that will help your holidays go from hectic to holly and jolly, with even a little time left over to relax before your guests start arriving....
Word Count: 528 6 simple ways to make your bank account work for you These days, checking accounts come with a variety of features, such as mobile alerts, that can help you take control of your finances and better manage your spending and saving....
Word Count: 548 It's better to give than to receive: 5 ways you can give back this season Learn some unique ways you can give back this season. ...
Word Count: 516 Keeping the heat inside your home during the winter Learn how to protect your energy bills and your comfort this season....
Word Count: 664 5 ways to show your kids how to give back this holiday season and year round Getting involved in a giving-back project as a family can help your kids learn good values. Here are some great projects your family can take on together....
Word Count: 341 Last-minute entertaining tricks for unexpected guests For even the most unanticipated of visitors, it is wise to always be ready to share the season’s cheer with a nice hot cup of coffee, freshly-baked cookies and a welcoming home....
Word Count: 386 Artful technology: How televisions have become a staple in modern home design TVs continue to evolve and define American households....
Word Count: 525 6 things you can do to be more productive this year Find expert tips on how to spend your time effectively. ...
Word Count: 669 Create a happy homemade holiday See how easy it is to create memorable holiday decorations. ...
Word Count: 383 Creating an inviting, low maintenance porch See how easy it is to turn your porch into the porch of your dreams....

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