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Tips to Get Kids Excited About Science

(StatePoint) Sometimes it can be hard to convince kids that learning is fun. While parents can’t necessarily control how exciting the school day is, they can make off-hours learning more fun and exciting — especially when it comes to a potentially hands-on subject like science. It is particularly important to foster an interest in science at an early age. Not …

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Tips to Get Your Family to Eat Healthier Snacks

(StatePoint) With so much junk food available on store shelves these days, it’s important to take a step back from time-to-time and evaluate what you feed your family. Snack time in particular is when a lot great parents serve up some not-so-great offerings. Here are a few ways to make sure you’re providing your family with some crucial vitamins and …

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Tips to Green Your Home and Garden this Season

(StatePoint) Going green at home doesn’t have to turn your life upside down. There are simple measures you can take in your kitchen and garden to run a planet-friendly home. Reduce Waste Ensure your kitchen is properly outfitted with labeled paper and plastic recycling bins. Keep these receptacles handy to encourage your family and guests to make use of them. …

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Tips to Help Kids Form Healthy Dental Habits

(StatePoint) Oral care and cavity prevention are crucial for overall health, and getting kids to put that knowledge into practice is a must. To help motivate kids to take better care of their smiles, experts recommend a number of approaches, resources and tips that parents will find helpful. Good Practices The Partnership for Healthy Mouths, Healthy Lives recommends brushing your …

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Is Your Home Prepared for Warmer Weather?

(StatePoint) Warmer weather is just around the corner, which means higher temperatures. But does it have to mean higher energy bills too?  The answer is no. There are numerous ways to keep your home cool and bills low this summer. After a few months off, it is vital to check that your air conditioning system is still working in an …

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Easy Tips to Spruce-Up Your Home’s Exterior Trim

(StatePoint) Trimming out a house “from the top down” with colorful but low-maintenance finishes and accessories is a growing trend for busy homeowners looking for easy-care home exteriors. Experts advise starting at the top of your home with gable vents and louvers, and then making your way down with decorative millwork, window and door trim, followed by a balustrade system …

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New Color Trends in Home Exteriors

(StatePoint) One of the simplest ways to make a big impact on your home’s exterior is with your front door. But if you are tired of the old standards colors, you’re not alone — experts predict bolder trends this year. “Exuberant hues will be popular this year as a way for homeowners to show the world their energy,” says Kate …

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Ways to Make Your Home’s Entryway Stand Out

(StatePoint) Impressions count when visitors arrive at your home’s front door. It’s the first and last space they see, and it has the power to make a positive or negative impression. This season, consider an easy, cost-effective home improvement project that can add value to your home and boost curb appeal — updating the main door and entry of your …

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Fun Ways to Improve Your Home Theater Experience

(StatePoint) We are living in the midst of one of the most exciting eras of television and technology — from edge-of-your seat action series to big game sports. And with more great films becoming available at home sooner, and gaming becoming increasingly realistic, the need for superior home entertainment systems is growing. In fact, U.S. consumers spent $18 billion on …

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Three Ways to Get Healthier, From the Inside Out

(StatePoint) Heart health should be a year-round consideration for anybody looking to lead a healthy life. While that may sound like a daunting task, better heart health can be possible with a few steps in the right direction. Iconic television, stage and screen actor, Tony Danza, makes his health a top priority, even when facing a busy schedule. Danza, who …

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