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Category Archives: Family

Let’s Snack Smarter on Our Next Road Trip

mother and child sticking heads out of car window

Here are some suggestions for smarter road trip snacking. Summer is road trip season!  For those of us who are planning to embark on a driving vacation, packing snacks might not be the first thing on our minds.  However, keeping our passengers, especially children, well-fed is the best way to keep tensions at a minimum. 

These Indoor Plants Likely Improve Air Quality

plants in pots

It’s highly possible we may be able to breathe better with the help of these houseplants. We all care about our loved ones, and the last thing that we want to do is expose them to dangerous pollutants in the air.  Fortunately, there are many common indoor plants that have air filtering capabilities.We’d like to

How We May be Able to Avoid Food Poisoning This Summer

woman cooking

Here are some food safety tips forthis summer. Every year, 48 million Americans fall ill after eating contaminated food.  Because summer is a popular time for outdoor dining, the risk for food poisoning is usuallyhigher during this season.  To ensure that we and our loved ones do not get sick this summer, here are some

Grilling Safety Tips for National BBQ Month

close up of man grilling sausage

Here are reminders on how to stay safe when we fire up the grill. May is National BBQ Month!  In honor of this month, we will most likely spend more time outdoors enjoying the beautiful weather and grilling up delicious food and vegetables.  While firing up the grill to cook some burgers and hot dogs

Let’s Protect Our Furry Friends with These Pool Safety Tips

dog and cat cuddling on grass

Pool safety tips to remember to keep our pets safe. With temperatures rising, many of us maybe getting our pools ready for swimming.  However, open pools can be dangerous, especially for our pets.  In order to keep our four-legged friends safe, here are some of the pool safety suggestions we suggest. Protective Fencing For those

Let’s Celebrate Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day

mom and daughter sitting together

Let’s show our kids what we do at work today! In the United States, the fourth Thursday of April is celebrated as Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day.  While this observance was originally dedicated to taking our daughters to work, this occasion has now been expanded to include boys in 2003.  On this

Celebrate with Your Brothers and Sisters—It’s National Sibling Day

young girl and her two brothers sitting in car

Let’s thank our siblings this National Sibling Day. As the name suggests, National Sibling Day is about celebrating the relationship we have with our brothers and sisters.  Sometimes our greatest rivals and often our best friends, the connection between siblings is something completely unique and hopefully is cherished.  In recognition of this National Sibling Day,