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4 Everyday Things You Might be Doing Wrong

This is a guest post by Brian Kemp. If you'd like to guest post on this blog, click here. Hey, whatever you're doing right now -- stop. Why? You're undoubtedly doing it wrong. You're probably even reading this article wrong, too. Maybe you should … [Read More...]

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How Green Can You Be?

This is a guest post by Anne Staley. If you'd like to guest post on this blog, click here. If there’s one thing I know about passion, it’s not lukewarm. It doesn’t sit on the fence. It’s intense. It’s extreme. It makes you do crazy stuff like jump … [Read More...]

Aqua Aerobics

Aqua Aerobics is a Fun Way to Stay Fit

This is a guest post by Becky Flanagan. If you'd like to guest post on this blog, click here. I decided recently that I wanted more things in my life that were fun, including exercise. After sweating and toiling as a runner, cross training with … [Read More...]

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5 Tips to Help Your Garden Survive Winter

This is a guest post by Ricky Peterson. If you'd like to guest post on this blog, click here. After enjoying the buds of spring, blooms of summer, and ever changing colors of autumn, winter can be a depressing and scary time for avid gardeners. The … [Read More...]

Advice for Parents of Current and Future College Students

She Left Home Bye,Bye

She left home, bye bye…

"She, we gave her most of our lives. Is leaving , sacrificed most of our lives. Home, we gave her everything money could buy." (lyrics from She's Leaving Home from Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, the Beatles) Talk about lifestyle … [Read More...]

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How Your College Student Wants You to Behave

This is a guest post by Lianna Bessette. If you'd like to guest post on this blog, click here. DISCLAIMER: Although I am in college, I do not necessarily hold the same views as all college students.  I cannot be held responsible for any variations … [Read More...]

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5 Parental Tips for a Successful College Tour

If you have ever had to coordinate a college tour trip, it is important that you plan ahead. I’ve had the pleasure (yes, I actually enjoy it) of doing this on a number of occasions with my eldest child, who is now attending her first choice college, … [Read More...]

She Left to Study Abroad

She Left to Study Abroad

Yesterday my wife and I took our eldest daughter to the airport to study abroad for a semester in Ireland.  She is now a junior in college and it was almost exactly two years ago that I wrote this post about leaving her off at college for the … [Read More...]

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The Truth about College Drinking

This is a guest post by Adrienne Erin. If you'd like to guest post on this blog, click here. Attending college has become somewhat of a right of passage into adulthood for many people after high school. It is a time for them to further their … [Read More...]

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Getting Your Home Ready for Christmas

This is a guest post by Michael Joseph. If you'd like to guest post on this blog, click here. Christmas is the time of year that we all anticipate with excitement. A wonderful time of getting together with friends, family, and spending a lot of time … [Read More...]

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5 Cleaning Tips to Help you Breathe Easier

This is a guest post by Linda Bailey. If you'd like to guest post on this blog, click here. Whether you are asthmatic or not, sometimes you can have a hard time breathing in your own home. While dust can be one of the major culprits of your … [Read More...]

Avoiding a Relapse

5 Life Changes you can Make to Avoid Relapse

This is a guest post by Jennifer Gilligan. If you'd like to guest post on this blog, click here. After you've kicked a habit for good, relapsing and diving back into that habit can be devastating. Here are a few life changes you can make to avoid … [Read More...]

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5 Tips to Fix your Credit

This is a guest post by Anne Lim. If you'd like to guest post on this blog, click here. With the economy still recovering from the recession, many people find themselves with low credit scores. While it will take time to rebuild your credit, there … [Read More...]

Back Pain

Is your Back Pain Work Related?

This is a guest post by Phil Binks. If you'd like to guest post on this blog, click here. Back pain and injuries are one of the most common reasons to be out of work and even the slightest injury could cost you, not only in the short term, but for … [Read More...]