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Book Nook: Moving Past PTSD - Consciousness, Understanding, and Appreciation for Military Veterans and Their Families

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From World War I through the present, the United States has neglected to provide adequate transition support to millions of veterans leaving military service.

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Mealtime Magic: Iced Coffee Recipes from Steeped Coffee

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When the summer heats up, coffee lovers crave something a little less steamy and a little more refreshing. Iced coffee fits the bill perfectly. For some, that means driving to the nearest chain, dropping a bundle, and leaving quality to chance.

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Mealtime Magic: 5 Tasty Ideas to Liven Up Your Burgers + Patty & Grilling Tips from Pereg Foods

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Grilling season is well under way, and if you’ve gone through all your tried and true BBQ recipes, you may be hitting the mid-summer menu doldrums. If so, one of the easiest ways to add a little interest to your grilling repertoire is to put a spin on one of summer’s classic dishes, the hamburger.

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Mealtime Magic: Dumbo Showstopping Sprinkled Animal Crackers

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Recipe from Geeks Who Eat This material comes from Motherhood Moment. Thanks for reading! meals

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Parenting Pointers: How to Avoid Epic Career & Life Fails

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Success Guru Sheryl Grant Cites 3 Ways a Mental ‘Road Map’ Can Help you Reach Work and Life Goals By Merilee Kern, MBA For entrepreneur, professional speaker and success coach Sheryl Grant, transformational leadership through personal development and community building is the name of the game.

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Book Nook: For the Love of Family - How a Knock on the Door Changed Everything

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Those who have lost a loved one due to natural causes may not understand all the complexities of a loss from a murder, which has its own deeper level of denial and shock. The event is unbelievable, unexpected, tragic and a crime, all at once. In 2009, Kevin C. McCall, loving husband and proud father of three, experienced the unimaginable: his youngest son, Ryan, was murdered in a robbery attempt leaving a college party in Tampa, Florida.

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Shopping Savings: Zero Fees for One Month with Thunes and E9pay

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In celebration of the International Day of Family Remittances (IDFR, June 16th), Thunes , a B2B global payments platform for emerging markets, and E9pay , an overseas remittance payment company based in South Korea, are offering zero fees for one month to Burmese diaspora in South Korea.

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Shopping Savings: Zulily Thrill Fest

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Why wait for Black Friday when you can get better deals on your favorite finds during Zulily Thrill Fest ? and during Zulily Thrill Fest, the deals just keep getting better!

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Smart Safety: Concussions and Sports, Part 1 - Introduction to the Issue

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When it comes to sports, what your kids don’t understand is that in a couple of decades from now they will really feel the true impact of any soccer header or football hit. LA-area Jeff Victoroff, M.D.

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Parenting Pointers: The Best 8 Ways for Parents to Get "Unstuck" and Refresh Their Life

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No matter how many books you read or how many people you talk to, nothing can prepare you for parenthood. What’s more? It’s extremely easy to relinquish the things you enjoy the most to just try and “make it through the day”. The problem is we quickly fall into a rut that is hard to snap out of.

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Book Nook: The Monster Catchers

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I had a chance to review a story about a father-son duo that saves California from monsters like goblins and trolls, The Monster Catchers.

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Mealtime Magic: Gus Gus' Cheese Plate

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Giveaway: 2019 Summer Road Trip Music 5-CD Giveaway

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I have a chance to giveaway a set of five great CDs for families. See the descriptions below!

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Consumer Critique: BroBasket

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I've had a chance to try out some baskets from The Bro Basket before, so I was excited to try another one out. This time I got the Savory Bacon Jerky BroBox. This box came with five different types of bacon jerky. My brother loved them. He likes jerky, and loves bacon, and these flavors were tasty.

Parenting Pointers: 3 Communications Basics that Build Confidence

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Book Nook: New Titles from Dover Crafts

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Christmas Color By Number Give yourself the gift of fun and relaxation with this festive Christmas coloring book!

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Sweepstakes: Yvette Sports Instagram Campaign

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Yvette is hosting a campaign on Instagram.

Thrifty Thinking: 4 D's to Make a Harmonious Transition in a Divorce

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Blending families is no easy task. With 1,300 stepfamilies formed everyday and 15 million stepmothers in the U.S. alone, more than 1 in 4 American adults have at least one-step relative in their family, and over 50% of U.S. families are remarried or re-coupled.

Caring Causes: Juvenile Law Center

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Juveniles for Justice and Youth Fostering Change, two advocacy programs for youth at Juvenile Law Center, today released an action kit entitled Operation: Education: An Action Kit to Achieve Positive Educational Outcomes for Youth in the Child Welfare and Juvenile Justice Systems.

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Enriching Education: Summer Social Media Strategy & Marketing Summer Class at Wake Tech Community College

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Walk West announced today a continuing partnership with Wake Tech Community College to teach an in-depth course in Social Media Strategy & Marketing beginning this summer.

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Healthy Habits: 10 Ways to Keep the Family Physically and Mentally Active This Summer

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With summer break upon us, many parents will be scrambling for ideas of how to keep their families active over the next couple of months.

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World Wisdom: Inspiring Young Climate Activitists

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Even after the Earth Day celebrations ended in classrooms, parents still want to keep the discussions of climate change going.

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Thrifty Thinking: Ready To Retire? 5 Steps For Getting A Good Night’s Sleep After The Paychecks Stop

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Those early days of retirement can be exciting as you are finally rewarded with a little rest and relaxation after all those years of toil. But it can be a bit unsettling as well when the regular paychecks you counted on stop appearing in your bank account. That’s why anyone who’s still a few years away from retirement should ask themselves: Am I ready for that moment both financially and emotionally? The answer could come down to whether you have a solid retirement plan – or a plan at all.

Thrifty Thinking: 5 Questions Your Financial Advisor Would Not Expect You To Ask

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Have a meeting scheduled soon with your financial advisor? If so, it could be time to ask a few probing questions that might surprise and challenge him or her, but could help you be better prepared if the U.S. economy takes a turn for the worse that some economic forecasters are predicting.

Fun Freetime: Minecraft Party DIY

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Over the last 10 years, Minecraft has become one of the best selling video games of all time. With so many games on the market, that's an amazing accomplishment. It's built quite a name for itself over the years and we're sure your little gamer has enjoyed building his or her little world within the game. Bring the game to life right before their eyes with an epic Minecraft party to celebrate your little gamer's birthday! These Minecraft party ideas will help you build the perfect party.

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Casting Call: Supernanny

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Lifetime will be bringing back the fan favorite , “Supernanny,” and they are casting families nationwide who are interested in getting one-on-one help from the original Supernanny and parenting expert, Jo Frost. This new season of Supernanny is all about the modern family, and the trails and tribulations social media and technology bring to parenting in this new era.

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Healthy Habits: The Essential Oils Diet by Dr. Eric & Sabrina Zielinski

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The author of the National Bestseller, The Healing Power of Essential Oils , Dr. Eric Zielinski has pioneered natural living and Biblical health education since 2003. Knowing what it's like to be sick from a young age and having recovered from several chronic diseases in his early 20s, he has been on a mission to share the evidence-based approach to natural living that empowered him to regain control of his health with the world.

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Area Attractions: "Plan B" Alternatives to Popular Attractions

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Many American families will leverage summer to plan a fun, entertaining, relaxing trip together. School is out and the weather is warm. It is one of the few times in any year all family members can be together at once. The summer vacation is a yearly rite of passage, as traditional as the 4 th of July or Thanksgiving. The challenge is when all those American families want to enjoy togetherness at the same time and in the same place as yours does.

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Healthy Habits: How to Stay Fit and Healthy When You Have so Little Time to Spare

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Staying healthy and fit can be a real chore these days. With so many events, practices, and work to consume your time, it is hard to carve out a few moments to get in a really good work out. But one thing about staying healthy is that you don't have to be a gym warrior to get in shape. It doesn't have to take so much energy and time to get healthy. You just need about a half hour or an hour every day or so to get back into the habit of being healthy. It's really worth it too.

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Healthy Habits: 5 Proven Tips to Better Sleep (Science-Backed, Sources Included)

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The average adult needs 7-8 hours of sleep a night, but nearly half of Americans aren’t getting that amount. Poor or not-enough sleep has immediate negative effects on your hormones, exercise performance and brain function ( 1 , 2 , 3 , 4 , 5 ). Over the past few decades, both sleep quality and quantity have declined to alarming levels despite how essential it is. ( 6 , 7 ) No wonder t he “U.S. sleep market” was worth an estimated $28.6 billion in 2017. (

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Movie Minute: Walt Disney Signature Collection - Cinderella

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In honor of its upcoming 70th anniversary, the timeless animated classic, Cinderella , waltzes into the highly celebrated Walt Disney Signature Collection and the hearts of a whole new generation. The enchanting tale, which showed us that dreams really do come true — and inspired countless fans to reenact the Royal Ball and Cinderella’s infamous midnight dash — arrives home Digitally in HD and Movies Anywhere on June 18 , and on Blu-ray™ and DVD on June 25.

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Parenting Pointers: Tips for Discussing and Defusing Bullying Situations

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According to Stopbullying.gov , 49% of children in grades 4 to 12 reported being bullied by other students at school. Most bullying takes place when parents aren’t there to watch their children like at school or on the school bus, which is why it’s critical to inform your child on how to defuse situations with bullies and protect themselves. Below are some tips from Krav Maga Worldwide, a global leader in personal defense, on how to teach children to safely deal with bullies. It starts at home.

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Area Attractions: 10 Things Not to Miss at WonderWorks Myrtle Beach

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As the summer temperatures heat up, many families will be looking for ways to keep cool. They will also want to entertain, make memories and keep their kids active. One good way to do that is to visit WonderWorks Myrtle Beach, where parents can find four levels of indoor nonstop fun, offering plenty of opportunities for people of all ages.

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Book Nook: Where There is Love.We Are One

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In her latest children’s book, “Where There Is Love…We Are One,” author Marian S. Taylor has written a story that allows children to gain a greater understanding of diversity and acceptance. The book is a vailable through Balboa Press and Amazon. Taylor was motivated to write “Where There Is Love…We Are One” after a career as an educator as well as preparing elementary teachers and reading specialists at the university level.

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Book Nook: Permanent Happiness: The Only Way to Find Peace, Joy, and Your Life-Given Purpose

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What does permanent happiness look like? The perfect job, perhaps? An enduring marriage? According to Atlanta-based doctor and author Iyabo Ojikutu , authentic, sustainable happiness begins not with external influences, but with creating a sense of peace from within.In Permanent Happiness: The Only Way to Find Peace, Joy, and Your Life-Given Purpose, Dr. Iyabo explains three influential principles for cultivating internal, individual peace.

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Smart Safety: Reminders about Infant Safety

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By Michael Braunold, CEO of Elepho , creator of eClip Being a new mom can be one of the most challenging periods of time – no training can prepare you for the realities of caring for an infant 24/7. Baby health and safety is top priority, but exhaustion and sleep deprivation can quickly lead to forgetfulness - even for the most organized and conscientious mother.

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Book Nook: Caregiving - Hope and Health for Caregiving Families

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After a life-threatening accident stopped her completely in her tracks a few years ago, author Sharon Wegscheider-Cruse and her family came to truly understand that we are all one event from a lifestyle change. Former First Lady Rosalyn Carter clearly illustrated the importance of this when she said: "There are only four kinds of people in this world: those who have been caregivers; those who currently are caregivers; those who will be caregivers; and those who will need caregivers."

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Money Makers: 5 Ways Professionals Can Succeed As New Entrepreneurs

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It’s been a common occurrence in recent years: Company downsizing or restructuring has left skilled professionals looking for a job. Or, feeling constrained, they jump to a better growth opportunity. But, with the era of lifetime jobs at a single firm or company long gone, many doctors, dentists, lawyers and other professionals also are opting to work for themselves, becoming entrepreneurs and launching their own start-ups.

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World Wisdom: NatureZway Bamboo Cleaning Products

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Determined to create a line of all-natural products that actually get the job done, LA entrepreneur Sean Solouki created NatureZway three years ago. They have a line of sponges, bath tissues, kitchen brushes, floor wipes and much more (including products specifically for pets) made from bamboo (not a variety that pandas eat!) - including rolls of "paper" towels so strong and absorbent, you could hand-wash each sheet 100 times!

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Parenting Pointers: Biz Titans Reveal How to Reel in New Year’s Resolutions Gone Rogue

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Inspirational industry experts, including executives, best-selling authors and pro athletes, chime in on how to re-energize your 2019 resolutions and keep career and life goals on course By Merilee A. Kern, MBA As we approach the second calendar quarter, we’re entering that precarious time when many begin to flail and outright fail with their New Year’s resolutions—no matter how impassioned or well-intentioned they were at the time of inception.

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Area Attractions: Alamo Drafthouse Twin Cities Summer Programming

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Summer has arrived in Minnesota! Parents dreading hearing that first “I’m bored” should fear not. Alamo Drafthouse Twin Cities is here to save the day with their variety of summer family programming , including: § Teacher Appreciation Wednesdays – Bring a valid faculty or employee ID to the box office and choose from any of the regular shows all day on any Wednesday in June (excludes special events). Applies to teachers, faculty and school staff.

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Consumer Critique: Mo'Pweeze (Allergy-Friendly Bakery) and Tips for Families with Food Allergies

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Researchers estimate that 32 million Americans have food allergies, including 5.6 million children under age 18. That's one in 13 children, or roughly two in every classroom, according to Food Allergy.org. Christine Allen is owner of Mo’Pweeze Bakery --an allergen free and vegan bakery in Denville, NJ-- and mom of a son with 30+ food allergies. I had a chance to review a few of these vegan goods that are from of the top ten main allergens.

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Google saved me a trip to the vacuum repair store (+4 more frugal things)

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I fixed my vacuum. One of my kids was vacuuming and somehow the whole thing tipped over and got stuck in the non-upright position. I fiddled with it a bit and couldn’t get it to pop back up. I was about to give up, but I did a little googling and found the answer on a forum.

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