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10 things a parent can do to prevent addiction

10 things a parent can do to prevent addiction

It’s a startling fact that the U.S. spends over $74 billion on criminal and court proceedings for drug offenders, and only $3.4 billion on treatment. Today, addiction is attacking our future as it holds a firm grip on our most impressionable generation: teenagers.

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Graduates on autism spectrum tap into passion

Graduates on autism spectrum tap into passion

What happens when the school bus stops coming for the one in 68 kids diagnosed with autism? The answer could be as simple as developing their interests, as friends and family witnessed when seven exceptional individuals with autism graduated from Exceptional Minds on Sunday to pursue careers in visual effects and digital animation.

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Affordable summer tips to get kids active

Affordable summer tips to get kids active

It’s up to parents to make sure their kids’ summers are filled with opportunities for them to stay active. Summer programs and sports leagues are great, but they often require expensive participation fees.

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Car Care for New Drivers

Car Care for New Drivers

While many new drivers anticipate receiving their driver’s license, there are many responsibilities that come along with being a car owner, including basic maintenance.

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 Summer Tragedy: Kids in hot parked cars

Summer Tragedy: Kids in hot parked cars

A car's interior can rise 43 degrees in an hour and easily top 123 degrees on only an 80-degree day, even with the windows "cracked" open. Within minutes, that sweltering environment can turn lethal for a child, whose body temperature rises three to five times faster than an adult's.

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Ways to get your children to work with you instead of against you

Ways to get your children to work with you instead of against you

Every parent has been there - one of those days when you feel like your child's only goal is to directly defy you. When your child won't brush her teeth, comb her hair or put on her socks, it makes you think a larger plan could be afoot. This can't be accidental can it?

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Find Activities that Float Your Boat

Find Activities that Float Your Boat

The Regatta at Lake Arthur (August 1 & 2, 2015) will host several unique competitions, including: 2015 PDGA Pro Disc Golf World Championships, 2015 Puddle Duck Racer World Championship, and 2015 Pennsylvania Standup Paddle Board (SUP) Championship. Sail, Paddle, Throw & Bow!

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Life-saving children’s program impacts thousands

Life-saving children’s program impacts thousands

Heimlich Heroes is a free interactive program designed for children ages seven and up. After a basic one-hour training, students can recognize signs of choking, minimize or eliminate the risk of choking, and properly perform the Heimlich maneuver. Heimlich Heroes has a beyond the classroom-based approach and children can now also be taught through HH training in a variety of environments.

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Hidden allergens lurking at summer camp

Hidden allergens lurking at summer camp

Before campers and staff head off to the mess hall for breakfast and the day’s activities begin, certain health conditions must be considered. That’s because an estimated one in 13 children in the U.S. lives with food allergies – a common cause of anaphylaxis, a life-threatening (severe) allergic reaction.

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Prepare your kids for summer burglary season

Prepare your kids for summer burglary season

Nearly 2 million home burglaries are reported in the United States each year, and the majority of these burglaries occur in the summer months. The scariest part of this statistic for parents is the summertime rise in home break-ins typically correlates with when their children are home without an adult.

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