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Friday, October 19, 2018

Here Are YOUR Tricks For Managing Kids’ Halloween Treats

We’re getting closer to Halloween and fall festival activities and it's a good time to revisit some tips on how best to manage your child’s candy intake during the time of ghosts and goblins. On...

Appliance Efficiency Saves Energy & Money

An important part of family life always comes back to managing your household budget, and old habits sometimes die hard. If you live in a home with relatively new appliances, you can save time,...

Help Your Picky Eater With Feeding Therapy

Is your child a picky eater?  Sometimes the root causes are far more than a child with a stubborn streak.  While it may not seem intuitive to think about a child’s inability to eat...

5 Reasons Your Child May Be A Picky Eater

Especially as children move into toddler and pre-school stages, it isn’t uncommon for their eating habits to change … not always for the better. If your child is becoming a picky eater, here are...

Winning The After School Snack Attack

It’s no surprise that school-aged kids are in the market for a delicious snack when they get home from school.  They've expended a lot of energy, have been on the go for much of...

Emergency Planning For People & Pets

Our Family First column last week had detailed tips and reminders for family planning in severe weather and natural emergency situations. With the threat of impending storms heading for central North Carolina later this...

Make Emergency Planning A Family Priority

We’re moving back into fall family routines and the autumn tropical storm season is coming into view, so it's an ideal time to review the important factors to keep your family safe. First, plan ahead!...

Saving Clothes & Money Is Always In Fashion

With the return of the school year and impending colder weather around the corner, it's a good time to finalize clothing plans for your children. Here are a handful of concepts to consider, that...

Back to School Tips For High School Students

This week we conclude our 3 week series on planning for the new school year with a look at steps to take with your high schoolers. Some of the same considerations hold true as...

Back To School Tips For Middle School Students

Our Family First focus this week continues on our path for getting students and their families ready for the school year ahead. Every stage of childhood comes with its own unique set of challenges...

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