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Home Life, Military Life July 31, 2019

Educate Your Military Community on Social Media Safety

Amanda S., Editor

A military family turns to its Family Assistance Program (FAP) in times of need. From new parent support to child abuse assistance and counseling, there's an endless amount of situations where a FAP can step in with resources and reinforcements. A...

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Health & Wellness, Home Life July 17, 2019

Prevent Mosquito-Borne Illness With These Safety Tips

Amanda S., Editor

Imagine you're sitting on a lakefront property at dusk with a cozy bonfire roaring in front of you and a rustic cabin nestled behind you. You have nothing on your mind except rest, relaxation and rejuvenation and then... buzzzzz! You are surrounde...

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Home Life, QuickSeries Publishing July 3, 2019

Spark Up a Conversation with these Fourth of July Fast Facts

Erika S., Editor in Chief

On the Fourth of July, Americans across the country celebrate independence with parades, food and fireworks, thanks to our Founding Fathers. Share these 14 facts about the Fourth of July to add a dash of patriotic flavor to your backyard barbecue....

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Home Life, Security & Preparedness June 25, 2019

Extreme Heat: Tips on How to Stay Safe

Clarissa S., Editor

Extreme heat is the leading weather-related cause of death in the U.S. Extreme heat and humidity can be extremely dangerous, as they push the human body beyond its limits. To combat the effects of extreme heat, the human body must work very hard t...

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Home Life, Security & Preparedness June 13, 2019

Pet Preparedness: Top Tips for Keeping Pets Safe During a Disaster

Amanda S., Editor

When disaster strikes, it can send us all into panic mode. We hurriedly secure our homes, gather important belongings and make sure loved ones are safe and taken care of. However, in the pandemonium that can accompany an emergency, we might forget...

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Health & Wellness, Home Life April 11, 2019

New Moms Need Good Nutrition when Breastfeeding

Heather M., Editor

Your nutrition when breastfeeding is vitally important for both you and your infant. To make plenty of quality milk for your precious little one, you need to make sure you have a healthy diet. Also, always follow your doctor’s advice. Get the Bes...

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Home Life, Security & Preparedness February 19, 2019

Keep Your Family Safe: 6 Steps to Take Now Before a Snowstorm Hits

Krystina C., Editor

The fact is, most people are unprepared when a major snowstorm hits. The ice, snow and extreme cold can knock out electricity for days, leaving families at risk of car accidents, frostbite and hypothermia. Before a storm warning comes in, learn ho...

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Health & Wellness, Home Life January 29, 2019

Cooking on Campus: A Student's Guide to Food Safety

Krystina C., Editor

Cooking doesn’t always take place inside the kitchen. For students living in dorms, mini fridges, microwave ovens and stovetop grills are often necessary for cooking and storing food. But whether you are cooking on campus or in your family's kitch...

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Home Life, Security & Preparedness January 22, 2019

Stop the Stalking: Recognize the Signs, Report the Crime

Maggie K., Senior Editor

Stalking – we’ve all seen it in the movies. A mysterious man hiding in a dark alley, watching his victim from the shadows… But scarier than a scene from the latest thriller is stalking in real life. Over 3 million Americans age 18 or older have b...

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Home Life, Military Life January 17, 2019

Relationship Matters: Understanding Teen Dating Violence

Maggie K., Senior Editor

Relationships can be violent at any age. The main issue with teen dating violence is that many adolescents think some behaviors, such as name-calling or possessiveness, are normal. What many don’t know, however, is that these behaviors can lead to...

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