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Go Time: 8 of the Best Family Vacations for Spring and Summer

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UPDATED June 13th, 2018 It’s spring! Finally! And while this warmer, sunnier and more cheerful season is a welcomed change from winter for many people across the country, it also comes with its own challenges, like planning the best family…
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Log ON: How to Upgrade Your Social Media Management Game

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UPDATED June 6th, 2018 Unless you’re a teen or in your early 20s you’re probably a little lost on how to properly master social media management on the many platforms that exist today. 20 years ago it was a big deal to own a beeper and…
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How to Talk to Your Kids About Current Events

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UPDATED June 4th, 2018 It’s hard to know how to talk to your kids about puberty, let alone ISIS. The world is a scary place, and the current events can be hard to process even for an adult, so imagine how traumatizing these topics would…
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Hold the Phone: iPhone Six Features You Don't Know About, But Should

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UPDATED June 4th, 2018  You use your iPhone Six more than you’d like to admit, in fact, it’s basically glued to your hand at all times during the day. If your phone is not displayed on your desk or you’re not staring at your screen,…
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Peaceful People: Non-Violent Communication (NVC) &Why it Works

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UPDATED June 4th, 2018  Do you know what NVC or non-violent communication is? Communicating with others is rarely an easy task. Whether you are trying to get your point across to coworkers, neighbors, friends or relatives, finding the words…
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The Pros and Cons of the Apple Smartwatch

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UPDATED May 31st, 2018 Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve probably heard about the Apple Smartwatch. In fact, you’ve probably seen this gadget on several wrists around town. The Apple Watch launched on April 24th following…
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Code of the Now: How to Use Free Emoticons like a Pro

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UPDATED May 30th, 2018 Ahh, the insane world of free emoticons. If you are still trying to figure out what those little symbols are in your text messages, you’re not alone. A baby’s face, a thumbs up, a random pile of poo…what are these…
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How to Win an Argument with Integrity

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Raise your hand if you want to know how to win an argument. Even the most peaceful people have arguments from time to time. It’s a part of being human and interacting with people who you might not always agree with. It’s normal to butt…
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Are You the Kind of Person Who Can’t Take Criticism or Constructive Feedback?

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Generally speaking, we would all prefer to receive constant praise and avoid criticism at all costs. It’s not fun to be told what you are doing wrong or what could be better, and it feels really good to receive positive feedback and compliments.…
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Chatter Platter: The Best Conversation Topics for Dinner Table

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After a long day it can be hard to find interesting conversation topics to discuss with your family and friends. You’re tired, your brain hurts and quite honestly, you are not in the mood to think all that hard. The good news is that there…