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Category Archives: Family

How We Can Better Ensure That Our Children Are Using Social Media Safely

social media sign

Let’s do our best to protect our children with their online behaviors. Today, it’s nearly impossible to avoid the influence of social media.  As parents, there will come a time when our children will want to make their own accounts.  While the idea of our kids on social media can be terrifying, it’s not something

Let’s Share Our Gratitude This National Thank You Month

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Celebrating the importance of saying, “thank you.” January is National Thank You Month. As the name suggests, this month encourages us to reach out and express our gratitude to the people who have made a difference in our lives.  Whether we say thanks in an email, text, or letter, it’s recommended that we convey our gratitude. 

Let’s Get in Touch This Write to a Friend Month

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December is Write to a Friend Month. It’s likely that receiving a handwritten letter or card is a distant memory for many of us.  Well, Write to a Friend Month encourages us to change that!  As the name suggests, this month is about connecting with our friends with a heartfelt, handwritten message.  While we can

Keep it Cool—Tips to Alleviate Family Tensions this Thanksgiving

fighting couple

Here’s some stress busters for a conflict-free Thanksgiving. While the holidays are about celebrating family togetherness, spending too much time with our loved ones may inadvertently lead to tension and conflict.   To help us maintain a stress free Thanksgiving, here are some suggestionsthat we can do to keep arguments at bay. Pick Our Battles Part

Understanding Genealogy on National Family History Month

multiple family generations

October is National Family History Month. October is National Family History and, as the name suggests, this month is dedicated to learning more about our ancestors.  One suggestion is by exploring our genealogy. According to Merriam Webster the definition has four iterations and they are: Definition of genealogy 1: an account of the descent of a person, family,

Can Pets Improve Our Health?

beagle running in the grass

Studies have suggested that owning pets can help us live longer. Those of us who own pets know just how much our animal friends bring to our lives.  However, many of us may be surprised to know that studies have shown that pets can actually improve our health and may help us live longer.  While

How We Can Eliminate Toxins from Our Homes

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We’d like to invite you to join us with these suggestions to remove unwanted toxins from our homes. With all the pollution and environmental toxins that we are exposed to throughout the day, the last thing that we want is for harmful chemicals to invade our homes. Fortunately, there are steps that we can take to