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Home Life October 15, 2019

See the Signs on Social Media & Help Prevent Suicide by Veterans

Erika S., Editor in Chief

An average of 20 Veterans die by suicide each day. The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) urges communities to come together and take action to prevent suicide by Veterans. Suicide Risk Among Veterans VA is working to reduce suicide rates among...

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Home Life, Military Life September 24, 2019

Teen Sexting: What Parents Should Know

Amanda S., Editor

Nowadays, adolescents have a tendency to be stuck to their mobile devices. They're watching videos, posting photos, sending DMs, playing games, tweeting, Snapchatting — and some may be sexting. While teens might think it's a harmless and fun way o...

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Health & Wellness, Home Life, Military Life September 12, 2019

Don't Be a Distracted Parent

Zena L., Editor

You’re the loving parent of two young children and your day is full of demands, from making dinner and cleaning up, to folding laundry and replying to that urgent text from your best friend… Are you a distracted parent? Multitasking and Distracte...

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Home Life August 30, 2019

This Labor Day Weekend, Have Fun but Think Safety First

Heather M., Editor

Labor Day weekend should be the last blast of summer fun for families, not a time for injuries or worse. Make sure the members of your community are safety-conscious when they’re enjoying swimming and cookouts, as well as driving to and from their...

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Education, Home Life August 28, 2019

How to Spot the Warning Signs of Cyberbullying

Krystina C., Editor

Texting, apps, social media and online games are a big part of life for many kids and teens. While connecting online is cool, it also has serious risks. One of these is cyberbullying. What Is Cyberbullying? Cyberbullying is the use of technology...

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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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