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3 Simple Ways to Save Time and Money During the Holidays

(StatePoint) The holiday season is hectic. Between shopping for gifts, preparing for guests and decorating the home, it can sometimes feel as if there aren’t enough hours in the day or money in the bank to get it all done.

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Wednesday 10/19/2016
Family Friday Destination: Try This TV Trio
Updated: October 19, 2016 - 3:31 pm

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - Family time can be scarce these days, with activities and distractions pulling parents and kids in every direction. But a family-friendly television network, INSP, wants to change that. In an increasingly polluted television environment, they are one network trying to offer a breath of clean air.

6 tips to put a stop to bullying
Updated: October 20, 2016 - 3:31 am

(BPT) - Bullying is a tough reality for many children. One out of every four students reports being bullied during the school year, according to the National Center for Educating Statistics. But the news gets worse. Studies show that children who have disabilities are two to three times more likely to be bullied than their peers who don’t have disabilities. It’s a good time to remind parents, students and teachers about bullying awareness — especially among children who have disabilities — because October is Bullying Prevention Month.

Monday 10/17/2016
Backpack Offers Instant Drink Discreetly At the Push of a Button
Updated: October 17, 2016 - 3:31 pm

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - Carrying drinks conveniently and discreetly remains a challenge, but the latest design from Genie Bags can grant the wish of anyone looking to carry and tap into the drink of your choice while on the go.

Women Face Challenges When It Comes to Health Coverage
Updated: October 17, 2016 - 3:31 pm

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - Women are often the primary health care decision-makers for their families, but they are far from confident about their ability to pay for health care costs and choose the right insurance plan. According to the Aflac 2016 Open Enrollment Survey, more than 1 in 10 women say they live paycheck to paycheck and nearly half have less than $500 saved. The 2016 Aflac WorkForces Report also revealed that only 26 percent of working women feel prepared to pay the out-of-pocket expenses from an unexpected serious illness or accident.

Bates Family Grows as Daughters Become Moms
Updated: October 17, 2016 - 3:31 pm

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - What is it about families and reality TV that have us tuning in on a regular basis? Is it watching a family dynamic unfold? Is it the drama? Whatever it is, UP TV's "Bringing Up Bates" has families hooked.

Easy Ways to Add Veggies to Everyday Meals
Updated: October 17, 2016 - 3:31 am

(Family Features) Everyone can agree that eating your vegetables is important. Yet only about 4 percent of Americans eat the recommended amount of veggies each day.  

How to Get the Most from Your Cookware
Updated: October 17, 2016 - 3:31 am

(Family Features) For leading chefs and casual home cooks alike, a little skill and talent goes a long way toward creating each mouthwatering culinary masterpiece. But as many chefs will tell you, the end result is only as good as the tools you use in the kitchen. Pots and pans that have been treated with care are essential for quality cooking.

Keeping Kids Active in Cooler Temperatures
Updated: October 17, 2016 - 3:31 am

(Family Features) As the weather gets colder, it can be harder to motivate kids to step away from their computers and devices and get off the couch. However, it’s essential for kids to participate in active play all year round. According to research from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, regular physical activity helps build and maintain healthy bones and muscles, promotes psychological well-being and reduces feelings of depression and anxiety.