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Chocolate milk can aid in replenishing nutrients for teen athletes

Between sports practices, training, games and tournaments, teen athletes endure a lot of stress on their bodies. While some parents know real dairy milk is a nutritious option for... — Updated 8/15/2019

 

Get ready to run

When someone has made the decision to get in shape whether the goal is a full marathon or a few laps around the neighborhood, there are a few steps to consider taking before strappi... — Updated 8/9/2019

 

Wake up refreshed with simple ways to begin the morning

Ready, set, go. Just as a runner would set off at the starting line of a race, this hectic pace is how mornings begin for many men and women. Instead of waking with dread to face... — Updated 8/9/2019

 

Make your house a home

Even if a family doesn't own the house they lease, there's no reason they can't make it feel like home by taking a creative approach to designing and decorating the space. More... — Updated 8/8/2019

 

Don't let stroke strike twice

Not all strokes can be prevented, but making healthy lifestyle choices, like exercising, eating right, maintaining a healthy weight and treating conditions such as high blood... — Updated 7/25/2019

 

Add fruits, veggies to meals for plant-forward nutrition

Adding more fruits and vegetables is one of the simplest ways to make at-home meals healthier for the family. Focusing the family's meal on more of the good stuff – vegetables,... — Updated 7/25/2019

 

Use these new pet parents tips

Introducing a new dog to the family can bring plenty of excitement, sweet snuggles and puppy kisses; however, there are also plenty of practical steps to consider to successfully... — Updated 7/18/2019

 

Prep your home for summer gatherings

When temperatures rise, it's time for sun dresses, cranking up the grill and entertaining. Spending time with loved ones during the warm months can make for some of the best... — Updated 6/21/2019

 

Help dogs maintain their calm behavior

Summer can be a stressful time of year for dogs who experience anxious behaviors, with triggers like fireworks, thunderstorms, summer travel and more taking a toll on pets. While... — Updated 6/7/2019

 

Take your workout outdoors for a fresh boost

As temperatures rise and the sun shines brighter, residents might consider taking their workouts outside more often. To ensure their body's comfort and safety, they may need to refr... — Updated 5/30/2019

 

Diversify the dinner menu

Crafting quick, easy, nutritious meals is one of the most common goals for home chefs, yet it may sometimes be difficult to keep the menu feeling fresh and new. By introducing a... — Updated 5/16/2019

 

Tackle these 9 troublesome weed zones this spring

Weeds are opportunists that take advantage of bleak growing conditions to set root. If anyone has ever seen a weed growing out of a crack in the driveway or other paving, they know... — Updated 4/19/2019

 

Keep cool on the grill

Keep the kitchen cool and comfortable with grilled meals that banish the heat to the outdoors. Crisp, fresh greens and a perfect blend of spices and savory ingredients make each of... — Updated 4/19/2019

 

Swing into spring with these 5 ideas to update your space

While spring naturally means it's time for a refresh for many homeowners, it doesn't mean you're limited only to a cleaning party. Take advantage of the season by using it as an... — Updated 3/29/2019

 

Simplify your morning routine to get more out of your day

Some people wake up each morning refreshed, bright-eyed and ready to take on the day. Others slap the snooze button repeatedly and drag themselves begrudgingly from a cocoon of blan... — Updated 3/22/2019

 

Cope with chronic pain without opioids

Pain can impact nearly every aspect of a person's daily life from cleaning the house to going to work or playing with their children. In fact, according to the Institute of... — Updated 3/14/2019

 

Give your home a modern makeover

Even if a home has seen a generation or two of living, creating a contemporary new look may not require a full-scale renovation. The key to creating a more modern feel is all in... — Updated 3/8/2019

 

Living in color

When picking a color for cabinetry, personality and lifestyle are essential considerations. Gray and white cabinets are options for the modern active living lifestyle, whereas... — Updated 2/21/2019

 

Consider implementing these on-trend home designs for 2019

The influence of global cultures is increasingly visible in home decor as technology expands homeowners' worldviews. Acting on the inspiration of global trends can be as simple as... — Updated 2/21/2019

 

Smart tech upgrades improve home functions

When smart home technologies first emerged, their purpose was largely for convenience and operating the devices was often clunky. Today, smart devices integrate into connected home... — Updated 2/21/2019

 

Put a healthy twist on your favorite foods

Whether it's a simple date night at home or a weeknight meal for the entire family, finding inter-culinary balance between everyone at the table can sometimes be difficult. When at... — Updated 2/15/2019

 

Complete these winter home repair hacks

Even if a homeowner is not terribly handy, there are many simple household repairs that they can easily do at home to avoid unnecessary time and expense. It is especially true in... — Updated 2/15/2019

 

Rev up for a travel adventure

Hitting the open road continues to be an increasingly popular vacation option for families. As spring approaches, the idea of exploring the country in full bloom may encourage many... — Updated 2/15/2019

 

5 Steps for Game day party success

Whether you have been planning for months or you're inviting guests the day of, hosting a huge crowd on game day requires a bit more than RSVPs and a welcoming setting. Whether a... — Updated 1/31/2019

 

Help prevent accidental carbon monoxide poisoning

Carbon monoxide is a colorless, odorless, potentially deadly gas that can be produced by fuel-burning appliances. Stoves, fireplaces, furnaces and many other types of home... — Updated 1/31/2019

 

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