(Family Features) Creating a supply kit is part of being prepared for emergencies and disasters. Kits should include basic survival items but also things specific to your needs. Kits can have equipment to help with communication, things that reduce stress and more.
(Family Features) Even though Halloween may look a little different this year for many families, there are still ways to make the most of popular seasonal traditions, like costumes, spooky decor and festive treats.
(Family Features) Diabetes and heart disease are two pre-existing medical conditions that researchers believe contribute to elevated risk of severe complications from COVID-19. In fact, patients with two or more pre-existing conditions have 4.5 times greater risk of needing treatment at a ho…
(NewsUSA) - One quarter of the global population is estimated to have a liver disease called Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD), a condition where the liver consists of 5 percent or more fat. Untreated, this disease can lead to the more severe Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis which can res…
(StatePoint) A camping trip is not only fun and relaxing, it can be the perfect opportunity to test out new skills and acquire more knowledge. Here are five ways to make your next camping trip a learning experience for family members of all ages:
(NewsUSA) - Managing the effects of skin aging includes tackling the common complaint of skin crepiness. Crepiness refers to a sagging appearance caused in part by lack of moisture in the skin; women are especially affected by skin crepiness on the upper arms and above the knees.
(StatePoint) September is National Piano Month, a month-long celebration of a versatile and beautiful instrument. Whether you are a novice, a virtuoso or just a fan, there are many ways to celebrate pianos and the music that they make.
(NewsUSA) - The move to online classes at colleges and universities to deal with COVID-19 isn't making the grade with many Americans.
(NewsUSA) - Sinus pain is a persistent problem for many allergy sufferers. The pain makes it hard to focus and enjoy the outdoors. The chemical side effects associated with some allergy over-the-counter and prescription medications can be as annoying as the sinus pain itself. However, Tivic …
(StatePoint) Between schoolwork, socialization and gaming, kids will likely be online more than ever this year, especially with many students continuing to learn remotely. Families are yet again facing the challenge of ensuring children’s online usage is balanced, healthy, and safe. Here are…
(StatePoint) While some of the traditions of a typical birthday are not possible these days, parents can find new ways to celebrate these important milestones. Here are a few ideas for making your child’s upcoming birthday feel special:
(NewsUSA) - Lifetime celebrates 30 years of its iconic Lifetime Original Movies in 2020 and continues to be a premier entertainment destination for women, offering award-winning movies that viewers love, popular non-fiction series such as "Married at First Sight," and compelling "beyond the …
(NewsUSA) - As college students return to campus during these challenging times, COVID-19 will be their greatest health concern, but there are other important health issues they should not ignore. For example, many women heading off to college may be selecting a method of birth control for t…
(NewsUSA) - The Covid-19 pandemic has driven education for children of all ages from school to home, and often a hybrid of both. As remote learning stretches into the new school year in many areas, parents are worried, with parents of young children especially concerned about writing.
(StatePoint) Whether your child is learning in a classroom or digitally, establishing a steady family dynamic is essential to a successful school year.
(StatePoint) As the summer draws to a close, many families are prepping for the new back-to-school season. While this academic year might look a little different from previous years, there are still many ways to save on the essentials your family needs.
(StatePoint) August is National Family Fun Month, and what better way to enjoy the end of summer than by making lasting memories with your loved ones? Whether exploring the great outdoors or making music, families can take the opportunity to spend some time together. Here are a few fun ideas…
(StatePoint) If you are like many parents these days, you are on a quest to find new ways to entertain the kids at home. This may be a good time to turn to a classic source of fun that requires no charging, batteries or Wi-Fi, making it screen time parents don’t have to limit.
(StatePoint) It’s the perfect time of year to get outdoors. Whether you stick close to home or go on an adventure, here are some tips to make the most of your time:
(StatePoint) Children are spending more time online due to social distancing measures caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. And while the internet can be an amazing gateway to knowledge and a tool to connect with family and friends, if parents and caregivers don’t follow certain precautions, it c…
(StatePoint) Summer living can make your family’s clothing vulnerable to stains, splatters and more, even if you are spending more time at home these days. But it’s possible to restore your family’s clothing to like-new condition every time laundry day rolls around with these tips and strategies:
(StatePoint) Extended time at home is making many families more aware of what products they simply can’t do without. While you may have predicted what some of these essentials would be -- ahem, toilet paper -- other, not-so-obvious items are helping to make quarantines more comfortable nationwide.
(StatePoint) Playtime is one of the best opportunities for dads, grandfathers and other father figures to serve as role models in a child’s life, and research shows that these experiences have a number of positive health benefits for kids.
(StatePoint) When it comes to the essentials that families use and replenish most often, some smart shopping strategies can allow you to stretch your dollar and keep your household budget on track.
(StatePoint) Keeping children content and occupied isn't always an easy task -- especially with more and more days being spent at home. As parents and caregivers, it can also be challenging to come up with creative solutions and fun projects that differ each day. However, even if you lack cr…
(StatePoint) Today many parents are seeking ways to keep their kids engaged and learning beyond the schoolwork remotely assigned by teachers.
(StatePoint) If your child is all about a particular television show, there are a number of interactive and educational ways to extend the fun beyond the screen. Here are a few ideas:
(StatePoint) Staying at home and practicing social distancing can feel more challenging as the weather warms and the itch for family fun at the beach becomes stronger. However, being socially responsible does not mean you need to put the fun on hold.