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The Galveston County Daily News: Family Living

January 20, 2017

Family Living

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Food, Fuel, and Finance ... The 3Fs of Economics

(NewsUSA) - Nearly half of U.S. high school students say they do not know how to establish good credit and more than one-fourth believe they will be unprepared to manage their finances upon graduation. This is according to recent research that reveals a lack of financial literacy among American youth.

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Thursday 01/19/2017
8 ways to create more quality family time this season
Posted: January 19, 2017

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Fight Off the Flu
Updated: January 20, 2017 - 2:31 am

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4 Ways to Stretch Your Health Benefits
Updated: January 20, 2017 - 2:31 am

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5 Tips for Financial Fitness in 2017
Updated: January 20, 2017 - 2:31 am

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Staples to Stock Your Pantry
Updated: January 20, 2017 - 2:31 am

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Spending Time Together
Updated: January 20, 2017 - 2:31 am

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3 Steps to Protect Yourself from Medicare Fraud
Updated: January 20, 2017 - 2:31 am

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Don’t Miss Out this Cold and Flu Season
Updated: January 20, 2017 - 2:31 am

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Find Flavorful Combos to Reinvent Snacking
Updated: January 20, 2017 - 2:31 am

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Wednesday 01/18/2017
Reach Your Resolutions
Updated: January 19, 2017 - 2:32 am


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5 Ways To Create Healthy Days
Updated: January 19, 2017 - 2:32 am

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Friday 01/13/2017
A Total Body Approach to a New You
Updated: January 16, 2017 - 2:31 am

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Thursday 01/12/2017
Top Tips for Timely Performance Driving
Updated: January 12, 2017 - 2:31 pm

(NewsUSA) - As millions of Americans know, daily commutes can be stressful and monotonous. Couple that with winter weather, and staying alert is paramount--especially as road conditions start to deteriorate.

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New Medical Supplement Offers Advance in Bladder Control
Updated: January 12, 2017 - 2:31 pm

(NewsUSA) - Bladder control is something few people want to talk about, but urinary incontinence is a huge and underreported problem. Studies show that 50 to 84 percent of elderly people in long-term care facilities suffer from unwanted urine leakage. In addition, younger people, especially women, are affected too. Seven to 37 percent of women aged 29 to 39 report some degree of urinary incontinence.

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5 Ways to Protect Your Family in 2017
Updated: January 13, 2017 - 2:31 am

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Welcoming a Puppy Home
Updated: January 13, 2017 - 2:31 am

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5 Tips to Stop Waking Up Exhausted
Updated: January 15, 2017 - 2:30 am

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Wednesday 01/11/2017
Get An Edge on College Prep Tests
Updated: January 12, 2017 - 2:32 am

(NewsUSA) - The college application process and the college prep testing that goes along with it can be overwhelming for students and families. Tests such as the SAT and ACT are an important element of the application process, and therefore a source of anxiety. However, only about 30 percent of public schools have an advisor dedicated to college prep.

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Noodles to the Rescue: Make Dinner In a Snap
Updated: January 12, 2017 - 2:32 am

(NewsUSA) - It used to be that families sat down at the dinner table and ate their evening meal together. These days, parents are juggling work and home, while running kids to and from various activities. Because of all of these demands, it can be a struggle to find a recipe solution that meets your needs.

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3 Ways Seniors Can Control Prescription Costs
Updated: January 12, 2017 - 2:32 am

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Monday 01/09/2017
One New Year's Resolution You Don't Have to Keep to Be a Winner
Updated: January 09, 2017 - 2:31 pm

(NewsUSA) - Looking for a resolution that can literally pay off even if you wind up not keeping it? Think your finances.

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Saturday 01/07/2017
Realistic Resolutions for Busy Moms
Updated: January 07, 2017 - 2:31 am

(StatePoint) Time is perhaps the most coveted thing moms have and it's crucial to manage it effectively for you and your family.

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Manage Your Pet’s Diabetes with Home Care
Updated: January 08, 2017 - 2:31 am

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Overcoming the Opioid Epidemic
Updated: January 08, 2017 - 2:31 am

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Job-Hunting Students Unaware of a Top Hiring Sector
Updated: January 08, 2017 - 2:31 am

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Add Light with DIY Decor
Updated: January 08, 2017 - 2:31 am

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Friday 01/06/2017
Reverse Mortgage Can Help With Retirement Planning
Updated: January 06, 2017 - 2:31 pm

(NewsUSA) - This article is a paid advertisement. The content was provided by One Reverse Mortgage.

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Tuesday 01/03/2017
How to Protect Your Data in a Connected World
Updated: January 03, 2017 - 2:30 pm

(NewsUSA) - The phrase 'six degrees of separation,' suggests that only a minuscule measurement is what divides one person from another. Today, the Internet of Things (IoT) has decreased those degrees dramatically, connecting us not only to each other, but to everything from our fitness trackers to our coffee makers.

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Thursday 12/29/2016
5 Simple Ways to Enjoy More Family Time
Updated: January 01, 2017 - 2:30 am

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Wednesday 12/28/2016
¿Cómo hacer un viaje en carretera sin estrés?
Updated: December 28, 2016 - 2:31 pm

(NewsUSA) - Los viajes en vacaciones pueden ser estresantes, pero también deben ser divertidos. La planificación anticipada y el cuidado adecuado del vehículo pueden reducir mucho del estrés que produce un viaje en carretera y le permitirá disfrutar el recorrido.

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¿Desea tomar el camino menos transitado? Aquí le explicamos cómo
Updated: December 28, 2016 - 2:31 pm

(NewsUSA) - En las rutas con paisajes puede haber caminos complejos divertidos, pero es totalmente diferente a navegar por la vía; no olvide estos consejos para mantenerse seguro y evitar quedar atrapado.

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Los fanáticos de todo terrenos se preocupan por los caminos
Updated: December 28, 2016 - 2:31 pm

(NewsUSA) - Un cuarteto de los clubes de todo terreno son los ganadores del programa Outstanding Trails del 2016, patrocinado por BFGoodrich Tires, en asociación con 4 Wheel Parts, United Four Wheel Drive Associations, Blue Ribbon Coalition y Off Road Business Association.

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5 Tips for Managing Diabetes
Updated: December 29, 2016 - 2:31 am

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Nurturing Selflessness in a Selfie Culture
Updated: December 29, 2016 - 2:31 am

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Millennial Parents Struggle with High Cost of Living
Updated: December 29, 2016 - 2:31 am

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Friday 12/23/2016
¿Desea tomar el camino menos transitado? Aquí le explicamos c ó mo
Updated: December 24, 2016 - 2:32 am

(NewsUSA) - En las rutas con paisajes puede haber caminos complejos divertidos, pero es totalmente diferente a navegar por la vía; no olvide estos consejos para mantenerse seguro y evitar quedar atrapado.

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Los faná ticos de todo terrenos se preocupan por los caminos
Updated: December 24, 2016 - 2:32 am

(NewsUSA) - Un cuarteto de los clubes de todo terreno son los ganadores del programa Outstanding Trails del 2016, patrocinado por BFGoodrich Tires, en asociación con 4 Wheel Parts, United Four Wheel Drive Associations, Blue Ribbon Coalition y Off Road Business Association.

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5 Steps For Easy Entertaining
Updated: December 24, 2016 - 2:32 am

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Simplify Last-Minute Holiday Shopping
Updated: December 24, 2016 - 2:32 am

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3 Ways to Get Resourceful with Gift Wrapping
Updated: December 24, 2016 - 2:32 am

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Preserving Holiday Traditions
Updated: December 24, 2016 - 2:32 am

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Thursday 12/22/2016
Keep Pets Safe, Healthy During the Holidays
Updated: December 25, 2016 - 2:30 am

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Wednesday 12/21/2016
Marketers: Get in touch with your audience
Updated: December 21, 2016 - 2:30 pm

(NewsUSA) - Promotional products are more popular than ever, based on data from a 2016 consumer survey conducted by Promotional Products Association International (PPAI). The survey respondents were evenly split between men and women, and included millennials (43 percent), generation X (35 percent), baby boomers (19 percent), and the "silent generation" of older adults (3 percent).

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Monday 12/19/2016
3 Ways to Enjoy the Great Indoors
Updated: December 19, 2016 - 2:31 am

(StatePoint) Weather not so nice today? It can be easy to feel restless when you’re spending the day indoors.

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Friday 12/16/2016
Want to Take The Road Less Traveled? Here's How
Updated: December 16, 2016 - 2:31 pm

(NewsUSA) - Off-road driving on scenic, challenging trails can be fun, but it's completely different than cruising down the road; keep these tips in mind to stay safe and avoid getting stuck.

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Four-Wheel Fans Care for Trails
Updated: December 16, 2016 - 2:31 pm

(NewsUSA) - A foursome of four-wheel drive clubs are the winners of the 2016 Outstanding Trails Program sponsored by BFGoodrich Tires, in partnership with 4 Wheel Parts, United Four Wheel Drive Associations, Blue Ribbon Coalition, and Off Road Business Association.

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Tuesday 12/13/2016
Tackle Ice and Snow from the Ground Up
Updated: December 13, 2016 - 2:31 pm

(NewsUSA) - Walking in a winter wonderland may inspire warm feelings, but winter driving has the opposite effect. Winter driving can be challenging, but keeping your car properly maintained goes a long way towards peace of mind when winter weather hits. Safe winter driving starts where the rubber meets the road--the tires.

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Monday 12/12/2016
How youth team sports are shaping kids' and teens' values on and off the field
Updated: December 20, 2016 - 2:31 am

(BPT) - 2016 will be remembered for is its exciting and emotional highlights of sports teams working together to achieve new heights, from hometown heroes to some of sports history’s greatest athletes.

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5 Tips for Managing Diabetes
Updated: December 12, 2016 - 2:31 am

(Family Features) Living with diabetes is no laughing matter, but as many would say, laughter is often the best medicine.

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