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Family heath research and news. Tips on how to have a happy marriage, raising children, grand parenting, home and family safety, dangers in the home and healthy meals. Our topics include a wide range of family health tips and news ranging from back to school lunches, pet ownership, family activities and exercises and meal planning.

How To Keep Your Children Busy If You Want To Turn Off TV and Spend Time With Them

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American children spend an average of 6 hours, 32 minutes each day watching TV or using other media (including the Internet, videotapes, video games, and radio). That's more time than they devote to any other activity except sleep, according to the AAP. This can lead to childhood obesity and compromised health, because children who watch TV are more likely to be inactive.

Top 10 Ways to Use Vinegar for Cleaning Purposes

Vinegar for cleaning

When it comes to natural, green cleaning, it’s hard to beat plain old white vinegar. Because it is technically a FOOD and not a CLEANER, vinegar is safe for use around kids, pets, and food prep areas. It’s also extremely affordable, costing only about 5¢ per ounce. Due to a pH of 2.0 and the acetic acid content, vinegar is an inhospitable environment for many microorganisms, so it is the perfect cleaner for your home! Vinegar is proven to be an effective disinfectant against E. coli, staphylococcus aureus, salmonella, and influenza, and also a very effective natural deodorizer.

How Big Pharma Works - Why Americans are Angry and Why We Should All be Fighting for Healthcare Reform

Map of World using drugs

If you live in the United States you must understand our current medical system and I do not mean the Affordable Care Act, but simply how Big Pharma works and why Americans are angry and why we should all be fighting for healthcare reform.

These DIY Gardening and Creative Container Ideas To Spice Up Your Summer Are Also Great For Kids Activities

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Enjoy these simple DIY ideas to get your summer garden started or add some spice and creative color to it! You’ll be amazed how easy and fun it can be. Include the kids in the process and it makes for an educational and healthy activity. However big or small your goals, growing some of your own food and flowers is worth the effort, and with these fun tips you can save time, space and money.

My Experience with Breastfeeding in Public

I wanted to write this article because this is something important to me, being able to feed my son. He won’t eat with a cover, he gets distracted by it and will try to pull it towards him; I decided to breast feed because of all the health, developmental, and emotional benefits it has for him and for me. So I want to tell you about my experience breastfeeding in public.

10 Ways Busy Moms Save Time and Energy by Sharing Childcare and other Mom Duties

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They say, “It takes a village” and yet the idea of cooperative living hasn’t really taken off in the United Stated. I’m not talking about “Sister Wives” but why not consider a cooperative to take the burden off you and other moms? Learn how busy moms save time and energy by sharing childcare and other mom duties.

Buying in Bulk Is The Way to Go To Feed A Family on Budget

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Feeding an entire family on a budget can be hard, whether you are a stay-at-home mom, the breadwinner of them family, or both you and your spouse work. Figuring out a good balance between meats and vegetables without breaking the pocket book is a skill. One of the ways that I make it work is by buying in bulk on sale and dividing it up into personal sizes. This helps to reduce waste, over eating, and can really help with meal planning.

How a Naturally Messy Mom Learned to Let Go of Perfectionism and Find Joy in Keeping Her House "Clean Enough" - The 85% Principle

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Are you naturally a messy person? Do you find yourself more often than not in a state of chaos around your home? Do you have dishes in your sink? Dirty laundry in the floor? Spots on the bathroom mirrors? If I were to ring your doorbell right now, would you answer? I am all too-familiar with this scenario, because I, too, am a naturally messy person. Keep reading to learn how I changed my way of thinking, and now manage to (mostly) stay on top of my household chores.

How Women Can Turn Their Passion Into Big Profits Without Necessarily having a College Degree

Chef Remmi Smith on Good Day Tulsa

People often have hobbies they love and don’t realize they could turn what they love to do into a second income. I have a lot of friends who have amazing talents and a few of them decided to turn their passion into big profits without having a college degree that was related or even attending college.

Summer Vacation is not a Burden for Children and Dreaded For Parents

Happy Summer Vacation

It happens every year. It's one of the more popular jokes amongst parents. Summer vacation is dreaded. I mean think about it: you're stuck with your kids all summer! Just about every waking moment of your life is consumed by snacks and play time. God forbid it's a rainy day! Then you have to have a movie marathon. But then the children will fight about who is picking and blah blah blah. It's enough to drive a woman mad.

Looking for Love in All the Wrong Places: Discovering True Romance

Husband and Wife Romans vs Selfless Love

In this day of instant gratification, it is easy to lose sight of true love and romance within the context of marriage. The temptation is there to always be searching for the next rush--the next thrill. But what does true, long term Love and romance look like? How can we resist being wooed by the Hollywood fantasy of the "ideal" romance, and see true, self-sacrificial Love within the walls of our own home?

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