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Your New Year’s Healthy Home Checklist

Many people associate the New Year with having a fresh start for your mind and body. While this is definitely a great time to work on creating healthier habits, it’s also the perfect time to take a look at the…

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Newberry Teen Takes Third in National Punt, Pass & Kick Competition

At 13, Katie Rahilly possesses a maturity that many adults could learn from. “I have goals for everything and they change every day,” the 7th-grader said when asked about her approach to practicing for the various sports she’s involved in….

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5 Questions with Detroit Pistons Mascot Hooper

Though the holiday parties are over for most, the celebration is just getting started for Detroit Pistons mascot Hooper, whose birthday party will take place at the Palace of Auburn Hills on Jan. 9, 2016. Members of the Powell Middle School girls’ basketball team…

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Ring in the New Year with Family, Fun and Gratitude

The last night of the year is a time for celebration, reflection and getting excited for the coming year. While many choose to ring in the New Year with a champagne toast and a rendition of Auld Lang Syne, there…

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Do You Make These Mistakes When Setting Goals?

An approaching new year is the perfect time to take a look at your daily habits and make true, long-lasting changes. According to University of Scranton, about half of Americans make resolutions each January. But if last year’s resolutions didn’t…

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Autism Doesn’t Take a Holiday: Tips for Helping Kids Cope this Season

Both of Jennifer Hayden’s sons were diagnosed with autism when they were still toddlers. She was reluctant to believe the diagnosis with her firstborn, Jack, now ten. Knowing the signs with Alec, now eight, helped her better navigate the diagnosis…

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Keep Kids Safe in Car Seats this Holiday Travel Season

If you’ll be bundling up the family and hitting the road this holiday season, make sure your infants and toddlers are safe and secure in their car seats before you head out on your merry way. Here are four ways…

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6 Things Everyone Should Do in Their Sixties

Your sixties—and the decades that follow—can be some of the best years of your life. You’ve retired (or are wrapping up your career), your kids have moved out of the house and are starting lives of their own and you…

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How to Raise Kids Who Give Back

In a world where selfies reign supreme, it can be difficult to raise kids who prioritize looking outside themselves to give to and help others. However, helping children understand the importance of giving is a very worthy goal. In fact,…

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