Pet-proof your home before adopting a shelter animal

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In October, 2013, we decided to adopt a pet into our family. We already had our English Bulldog and our Chiuaua, but we didn’t have a cat. The morning news was talking about pet adoptions and explaining that the animals are healthy, have had their shots and are spayed or nuetered, so we looked up…

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Start Prepping your Teen for College Now

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It’s easy to think that you have plenty of time to prep your teen for college-I mean, they still like cartoons and Sour Patch Kids. You don’t want college sneaking up on them or you, and if you aren’t careful, it will. You can start preparing your teen for college now, though, and it will…

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The tween years: How to survive as a parent

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(BPT) – There’s the summer vacation you dream of: happy children playing games, parents relaxing, cheerful grandparents, smooth roads, short lines and easy-to-schedule outdoor sports and activities for the kids. And then there’s the reality, which more closely resembles “National Lampoon’s Vacation.”The film follows the all-American Griswolds as they drive the family station wagon cross-country…

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