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Thursday 07/02/2020
4 Tips for Working from Home with Your Pet
Updated: July 04, 2020 - 2:32 am

(Family Features) One of the perks of working from home is more time with your pets. While it can be exciting to have your furry friends by your side all day, it’s important to know how to make the day as productive and pleasant as possible for you and your pet. Mindfully incorporating your pet and his needs into your routine can allow for an efficient and successful workday with your four-legged coworker.

4 Tips for Planning a Summer Family Vacation
Updated: July 04, 2020 - 2:32 am

(Family Features) As stay-at-home orders ease, many families are eager to get out of the house and hit the road for a summer trip. However, vacation will most likely look different this year as families looking to get away may stay closer to home and take extra precautions.

Smart Summer Skin Care
Updated: July 04, 2020 - 2:32 am

Get back to basics with warm weather skin care tips

Find Your Happy Place with Free Streaming Programs
Updated: July 04, 2020 - 2:32 am

(Family Features) If the words “happy little trees” and “almighty mountains” slow your pulse and bring a sense of calm, you’re probably already a fan of Bob Ross. Now you can take in the soothing sights of Ross creating his famous art for free from virtually any device you own.

Why the Graves' Disease Community Should Focus on Eye Health
Updated: July 04, 2020 - 2:32 am

(Family Features) People living with Graves’ disease have a lot to focus on. The disease, an autoimmune disorder that causes an overproduction of the thyroid hormone, causes a variety of troublesome symptoms, many of which can happen with other diseases, leading to misdiagnosis or delayed diagnosis. Some common symptoms include anxiety, tremors, heat sensitivity, weight loss, hair loss, change in menstrual cycle and irregular heartbeat.

4 Mood-Boosting Benefits of Pet Ownership
Updated: July 04, 2020 - 2:32 am

(Family Features) While there are many ways to maintain a healthy lifestyle, pet ownership offers a plethora of mental and physical health benefits and adds value to your quality of life. A pet can be a constant companion around the house as a snuggle buddy on the couch, a friendly face when you walk into the room and a great partner to stay active with.

Managing Your Emotions to Navigate a Crisis
Updated: July 04, 2020 - 2:32 am

How to navigate a crisis and come out stronger

5 Ways Youth Can Connect Food Choices to a Healthier Planet
Updated: July 04, 2020 - 2:32 am

(Family Features) Although many young people care deeply about global issues like food and the environment, they don’t necessarily see these matters as connected. By learning more about the source of their food and the benefits of making nutritious choices, eating appropriate portions and minimizing food waste, youth can better understand the positive impact on their own and the planet’s health.

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pets

Having a pet is a lot of responsibility, and we’ll help by giving you lots of tips and tricks! More >>

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Fitness

Our fitness articles will help teach you how to work out with gym- and home-based exercises. More >>

Crosswords

Crosswords

Enjoy the crosswords challenge in our free daily puzzles, from the harder Sunday crossword to the quicker daily. More >>

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Sudoku

Every Sudoku has a unique solution that can be reached logically. Enter numbers into the blank spaces so that each row, column and 3x3 box contains the numbers 1 to 9. More >>




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