Category Archives: Tips & Hints

What will college cost?

According to a July 2011 Fox Business News article, the median income in the United States has held steady around $33,000 since 1998, while college tuition has more than doubled. Such a trend means that even if you have just … Continue reading

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Talking to Your Kids About 9-11

It can be difficult and confusing to talk to your children about the events of Sept. 11, especially when your own feelings are so charged about the situation. It is important, however, that children learn about what has become the … Continue reading

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Remembering the Youngest Lives Lost on 9-11

It’s an understatement to say that our lives changed that day. We hung flags and pledged we would never forget. Part of that pledge is helping others understand exactly what we’re fighting for and what we lost the moment that … Continue reading

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Tame Morning Madness

Mornings can be so hard to deal with. Getting out of bed is a chore and everything from there is downhill. Here’s a solution: Create a launch pad for each member of the family and things will run smoothly. (We … Continue reading

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What is your child’s learning style?

In honor of the start of a new school year, we bring you a quiz to determine your child’s learning style. It’s short – only 10 questions – so don’t fret. Knowing whether your child is an auditory, visual or … Continue reading

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Back to School Tips

With school on the horizon, try these tips to ease the transition from a summer of relaxation to a year of hitting the books. Getting the school year started right can improve a child’s confidence and outlook on the entire year. … Continue reading

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Keep Your Pets Safe!

If you’re an animal lover, then you want to keep your pets safe. Their safety, though, isn’t always assured no matter how cautious we are. The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals received more than 167,000 calls … Continue reading

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