Family and Relationships

Ideas for travel destinations for the solo traveler and vacation destinations for the whole family.

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E-Cigarettes and Kids: What Parents Need to Know

  For decades, health organizations around the world have informed parents of the dangers of smoking cigarettes around their kids. Not only is secondhand smoke...
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Sexual Predator Grooming

  It made headlines around the world.   Former Penn State Assistant Football Coach Jerry Sandusky was convicted on 45 counts of sexual abuse against 10 boys and was sentenced to...
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Protecting Your Marriage From An Affair

As the founder of a company that helps working parents balance their personal and professional lives my primary focus is on assisting parents find resources for...
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Caregivers – Why We Need The Dive Test

  Every year on opening day of the neighborhood pool, all the kids under 15 must line up and take “the dive test”. They must...
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Teens and Social Media: Cyberbullying

Cy·ber·bul·ly·ing: noun -- defined as, "The use of electronic communication to bully a person, typically by sending messages of an intimidating or threatening nature." The stats are...
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3 Reasons To Keep Naked Baby Pictures Private

Baby Pictures Bath time and beach photos of infants and toddlers can be adorable, but partially or completely naked pictures of children on social media are...
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10 Campus Safety Tips For Incoming Freshmen

It's that time of year! Colleges and universities are back in the swing and parents are neck-deep with worry wondering, "Will my child be...
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Kids and Money: Lessons from Philip Seymour Hoffman

  As I was perusing Facebook this morning, I read a  trending article about Philip Seymour Hoffman.  The article was about how he  left his...
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The Most Common Form of Child Abuse

A sixth-grade memory haunts me. I attended a small, rural school in small town Indiana where many of the kids came from families who were struggling financially....
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Life Skills for Every High Schooler

  Whether you're a freshman or a senior, developing the following 10 skills will help you achieve success in school, in your chosen career, and...