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Ice Skating with You Kids 101

Ice Skating with Your Kids 101

Families that play together stay together, or at least that’s how the saying goes. If you take some time to have fun together, it can reduce stress nd tension among family members. Choose an activity everyone can enjoy. Have you considered the health benefits of ice skating for the whole family? Ice skating is not […]

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5 Poisonous Houseplants to Keep Away from Toddlers and Pets

When decorating your living space, houseplants are a natural consideration. Their living greenery infuses life into your home and many plants help clean indoor air. However, if you have pets or small children, certain houseplants can be poisonous if ingested. Cats love grass-like plants, and dogs can pull entire plants up by their roots and gobble […]

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How to Prevent a Fire at Home

The very concept of a house fire is scary, and there’s no disputing the fact that devastating house fires do occur. To help prevent this tragedy in your family home, here are some tips. Outlets  In this day and age of electronics, outlets are often used to the utmost. Don’t overload an outlet; if you […]

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Stranger Danger – How to Talk to Your Kids

Talking about this unpleasant subject can seem awkward at times. How do you tell your child there are very real dangers out there without making him or her paranoid? For children who tend to be anxious, it can be even trickier. But there are some approaches that may help communicate your message without making things […]

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CPR – Why Every Parent Should Know How to Do It

Newborns don’t come with instruction manuals. Therefore new parents are often afraid they don’t know everything they need to know in regard to their bundle of joy. While you may not know everything about babies, you can learn. And one thing you’ll want to learn is cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). Here’s why every parent should know […]

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Soap & Water Wipes Prevent Skin Infections in Wrestlers

Wrestlers can easily transmit skin infections during wrestling competitions;  these infections can be bacterial, fungal or viral.  Some wrestlers compete in 3 or more matches during a day with no breaks to shower in-between matches.  A recent study was presented at the 50th Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy.  This study compared the effectiveness […]

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