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How Parents Can Help Their Child’s Teachers

Parenting takes place largely in the home, but many teachers also welcome and encourage parental involvement in school. School and family partnerships typically develop well-rounded, motivated students who are exposed to more life experiences. Every school... Read More

Fun-For-All Summer Bucket List

Summer brings the freedom that comes with warm weather and vacation time. This season of long days is often a happy mix of active fun and relaxation. More activities take place outside, and families typically spend more time together. To embrace the joys... Read More

Getting the Most Out of a Tourist Attraction

If your idea of vacation fun includes spontaneity and last-minute adventures, this column is not for you. These suggestions are designed for travelers who want to visit their must-see places with no surprises or hassles. Planning ahead is the golden rule. Make... Read More

Essential and Practical Items to Keep in Your Car

A car is primarily for transportation, but it’s often a place where you spend a lot of time: waiting for a sports practice to end, heading to the grocery store, taking a family vacation, and more. During an emergency like a sudden blizzard or a road... Read More

How to Boost Your Home’s Curb Appeal

Take a walk this spring – out your front door, to the front of your house, and turn around. Pretend you are a passerby and look carefully at what you see. The term “curb appeal” is often used when selling a home, but it’s also an important attribute... Read More

Musical Fun for All Ages

Music is not just for listening: It’s for dancing, jumping, frolicking, and having a good time with family and friends of all ages! Turn on your favorite tunes, and have some fun with these activities. If you don’t share the same musical tastes, look... Read More

Simple Ways to Show Random Acts of Kindness

During challenging times, many people feel lonely, sad, angry, even scared. A small act of kindness shown to them can brighten their day and improve their mood. And it works both ways: That positive feeling also benefits the giver. Random acts of kindness... Read More

Tips to Find Your Best Workout Plan

Everyone has different reasons for exercising. Many want to lose weight, build endurance or become more limber. Others do it to improve their overall health or reduce physical pain. Some athletic people exercise for competitive reasons, either to reach... Read More

How to Keep a Positive Attitude During Tough Times

The year 2020 has presented extreme challenges to most people, largely because of the COVID-19 pandemic and its economic impact; natural weather disasters; and a volatile political atmosphere. While it would be easy to sink into a state of despair, it’s... Read More