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6 Natural Solutions for Summer Skin Problems

Summer is my favorite season. Whether I'm spending it hiking, biking, swimming or just relaxing on the patio with a good book, I love the long sunny days out in nature. But summer has its dark side as…

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10 Questions to Ask Your Elders

Encourage your loved ones to take advantage of the intergenerational mingling that inevitably occurs when families vacation together over the summer. Start by asking the elders in the group the follow…

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5 Sensational Sandwich Recipes to Honor the Sandwich Generation

July is National Sandwich Generation Month -- a time to recognize the efforts of those men and women who pull double-duty, attending to the needs of aging parents while raising their own children and …

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Do You Call Yourself a Pet Parent?

I have to admit, up until now I've resisted the term "Pet Parent"... that is until last night. Previously, I considered Sanchez and Gina my canine companions, not my children. Yet, the events of last …

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Autism & Vaccines: What You Need to Know

How did the myth about vaccines and autism get started? The graphic below looks at the science. The vaccines and autism myth began with a 1998 study that should never have been published. The study -…

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3 Books for Babies that Build a Foundation for Learning

I am not a big fan of putting a lot of pressure on kids, but I do love books and activities that help kids learn as they play and explore. These books introduce little kids to big concepts early and b…

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Woman Stuck in Tree After Rescuing Cat – Both Rescued by Fire Department

Earlier this week, residents in a Pennsylvania neighborhood listened helplessly to a cat mewing for days because it was hopelessly stuck high in a tree. Finally, self-proclaimed cat-lover, Tara Dennis…

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‘RatGirl’ Breeds and Releases Rats in San Francisco

Batman, CatGirl, WonderWoman, Wolverine and now ... RatGirl!  Before saying, wow, that is cool, let it be known that RatGirl is not a superhero nor a fictional character in a comic strip, but rather a…

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How to Handle Father’s Day When Dad Has Passed Away

For those who've lost their father, June's annual day of celebration can morph into a time of magnified mourning. But the holiday also offers an opportunity to deal with the grief of a beloved father'…

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5 Animals That Will Make You Grateful for Your Father

You're likely already pretty grateful for your awesome dad. But just in case you need some inspiration to show your love this Father's Day, we've rounded up some shameful pops from the animal kingdom.…

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Amazing any of us actually make it to adulthood.

He was a wonderful person who will be sorely missed. Prayers and healing to his family and friends.

Good information for soda-lovers, thanks :)