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Observing National Child Abuse Prevention Month

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How we can get involved during National Child Abuse Prevention Month. April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, a month that recognizes the importance of families and communities coming together to prevent child abuse and neglect.  A primary goal of this month is to offer educational resources and support to promote the social and emotional well-being

Let’s Educate Ourselves This National Autism Awareness Month

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Let’s all make an effort to get informed this National Autism Awareness Month. April is National Autism Awareness Month.  This monthly designation was born in 1970 as part of the Autism Society’s ongoing efforts to promote autism awareness and dispel some of the common misconceptions surrounding individuals on the autism spectrum.  This year, the Autism

Happy Birthday, Rene Descartes!

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Honoring this famed philosopher on his birthday. On this day in 1596, famous French philosopher, mathematician, and scientist Rene Descartes was born.  Perhaps best known for his famous quote, “I think; therefore I am,” Descartes is often considered the father of modern philosophy.  In addition to his philosophical contributions, Descartes was also an accomplished mathematician

How We Can Observe National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week

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How we can educate our teens about the realities of drug and alcohol abuse. Today kicks off National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week (NDAFW), a weeklong health observance held from Monday, March 30th through Sunday, April 5th.  The goal of this week is to shatter the myths that popular media create about drug and alcohol

Let’s Travel Green in 2020

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How we can be eco-friendly travelers. Now, more than ever, it’s important to consider how our actions are affecting the health of the planet.  One way that we can be more eco-friendly is by adopting sustainable travel practices.  Want to travel greener in 2020?  Here are some of the suggestions to consider. Avoid Flying Air

How We Can Get A Better Night’s Sleep

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Let’s conquer our sleep struggles. Across the United States, millions struggle with sleep problems.  While the occasional restless night won’t hurt us, chronic sleep issues can have debilitating effects on our health.  For those of us who are struggling to get the restorative sleep our bodies and minds need, here are several suggestions. Create a Comfortable Sleep

Tips for Our Spring Gardens

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Let’s try out these essential spring gardening tips. With temperatures getting warmer and the sun shining brightly, it’s time to start thinking about getting our home gardens in order.  Because winter conditions can wreak havoc on our gardens, we’ll need to give them a little TLC before we can start thinking about planting.  Here are