How to Comparison Shop for Auto Insurance for the Biggest Savings

Keep More Money in Your Pocket by Being a Smart Auto Insurance Shopper These days, it is crucial to make an informed decision when it comes to auto insurance. This means there is no time like the present to learn about comparison-shopping to find the best possible ways to save money on your policy premium. […]

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Tips on Shopping for Your Teen’s First Car

A guest post by Beck Harris. For most teens, getting a driver license is a major accomplishment. Immediately, they have starry-eyed visions about the freedom of the road. They see themselves in a flashy new convertible with the top down. As the parent, it’s your job to inject a little reality into this daydream. Helping […]

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Teacher Bullies Student for Wearing Romney Shirt – Really?

Philadelphia Teacher Under Investigation for Bullying Student that Wore Political T-Shirt When we send our kids off to school, we’d like to think that it’s a safe place. A place where their young minds can be nurtured. A place where those in charge treat them fairly. Unfortunately, one Philadelphia child’s parents are feeling quite the […]

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Summer Swimming Safety

One of the most popular activities during the summer is swimming. One of the best things that you can do is register your child for swim lessons that are age appropriate. Most local pools offer swim lessons throughout the summer. To find an appropriate swim class for your child try contacting your local Parks and […]

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Survival Saturday – Tornado Preparedness

It’s Tornado Season – Are You Prepared? Did you know that the U.S.endures an average of more than 1200 tornadoes each and every year? It’s kind of shocking when you think about it. With just 50 states in the U.S., that averages to 24 tornadoes per state. Of course, we all know that many states […]

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Pink Slime: The Fast Food Ingredient You Didn’t Want to Know About

If You Eat Beef, You’ve Likely Eaten Pink Slime I am sure by now you have all heard about something called pink slime. This ingredient has been used in our beef for a long time, but it was not until recently that many of us became aware of it. While the name alone stands to […]

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Skin Deep: How Safe Are Your Cosmetics?

We assume most products are safe, don’t we? After all, it seems like if something is being sold in our supermarkets or drug stores, it must be safe. Not true! The Federal Drug Administration (FDA) actually doesn’t have the authority to require companies to test their cosmetic products for safety. They only conduct reviews on […]

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Indoor Water Safety Tips for Tots

During the summer months, there is lots of talk about water safety. The risk of drowning is always on our minds when we frequent swimming pools, lakes, water parks, etc. Now that summer is over, we don’t hear much about it. However, it’s important to remember water safety indoors as well as outdoors. In fact, […]

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Family Health: Preventing Lead Exposure

My parents built the house I was raised in; we had new windows, fresh paint, new pipes, and never once did I hear the term “lead poisoning” when I was growing up. Skip ahead a couple of decades; my husband and I live in a home built in 1925; we’re planning to move to an […]

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Going Organic: Your “Quick” Guide to Buying Organic Produce

We all know that eating organic produce is good for our bodies and the earth, but it isn’t always easy on the pocketbook. Now, wouldn’t you think that not purchasing mass quantities of pesticides would make things cheaper? Unfortunately, it doesn’t. Still, if you’d like to purchase organic food for you and your family but […]

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