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In all of the packing and preparation that a family vacation can necessitate, one thing that can sometimes be overlooked is the safety and readiness of your motor vehicle on long journeys. Being stranded in the middle of nowhere because of a flat tire or overheating will put a dampener on anyone’s vacation. In order […]

It can be both easy and fun to teach children about finances. Learning about money helps children to also learn how to be generous, responsible and aware of their spending decisions. It is never too early to start teaching your kids about finances in your family. Children who understand what is required to be able […]

A scientific review has found that childhood vaccines are safe and do not cause autism. Vaccines can cause some side effects but cancer, food allergies and autism are not among them, despite the allegations of a growing anti-vaccine movement. The authors of the study found that while there have been a rarity of serious adverse […]

A year or so ago over a third of twelve to seventeen year old Americans had smartphones – a rise of twenty three percent from 2011 – with a massive seventy eight percent having some kind of mobile phone, according to the Pew Internet Project. Mobile phones are also how young people tend to access […]

It can be difficult for students to maintain organization of their work over the course of the school year. With so many tests, projects and assignments, it is far too easy for some things to get mislaid in all of the chaos and without proper maintenance these losses can end up turning into catastrophic situations. […]

Regular visits to the doctor and dentist are important to maintaining good health, but long waiting times in the office can make your appointment an exercise in frustration. A 2010 study found that the average patient waits 24 minutes to see a doctor, and obviously many of us wait longer even when we arrive at […]

It is vital for any family to have a fire safety plan for their home. Fires can spread in a matter of mere minutes, completely filling a home with deadly smoke. Families need to both plan out a fire escape route and then practice it. One good tip is to draw a map which shows […]

By Winsome Coutts Ever thought about Goal Setting for Kids? Goal setting is one of the most important skills that a person can learn, and the earlier this skill is learned, the more chances there are for successful outcomes in a person’s life. Adults know that goal setting is all about planning, making progress with […]