Family Features

Try this powerful pairing

According to the “Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior,” studies have proven that eating meals together as a family can improve communication and relationships, which is especially important during times of uncertainty and life’s more difficult moments. Great-tasting foods like pork and pulses can be combined to bring families together with quality nutrition, which helps…

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Tips for Creating a Low Maintenance Home

Because most people are spending more time at home than usual, ensuring your living spaces are clean and uncluttered can make being home more comfortable and enjoyable. However, not everyone has the time, or desire, to devote to constant maintenance. A shift toward less work around the house just takes some prep work and smart…

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Get Your Family Moving With These Tips

With many families stuck at home juggling working remotely, homeschooling and trying to keep everyone happy and healthy, it can be easy to let an otherwise active lifestyle fall by the wayside. Regardless of age, being physically active provides numerous health benefits. The American Heart Association recommends at least 150 minutes of moderate-intensity aerobic activity…

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5 Ways to Save Big on Everyday Essentials

With many Americans spending more time at home, they are also using more common household items such as cleaning supplies, pantry items and snacks, among other things. According to a Harris Poll survey, Americans are concerned about the economic impact the pandemic will have on their lives. These economic concerns are leading shoppers to seek…

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Make Disability Insurance Work for You

Millions of Americans are out of work right now, but even without the pandemic, millions more are sidelined every year by something more common: an accident, illness or injury that causes a disability. In fact, more than 1 in 4 of today’s 20-year-olds will suffer a disability that keeps them out of work for at…

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A Cheesy, Creamy, Kid Friendly Meal

Turning to easy recipes that require minimal cooking time can help your loved ones take the stress out of busy back-to-school evenings while increasing the opportunities for sharing family moments together. Skip the long cook times of complicated dishes and instead turn to an option like this Skillet Macaroni and Cheese, a kid-friendly and parent-approved…

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Ways to support students through community programs

As kids prepare for the upcoming school year, school supplies remain critical to their success. While school districts struggle with the challenge of delivering education and resources to students amid a pandemic, many parents are working to determine how they will ensure their children have the necessary supplies. Community youth programs are innovating to fill…

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Smart savvy tips to kick off the school year

Returning to learning may bring more new experiences this fall than anyone ever imagined. Regardless of the learning environment, there are some tips and supplies that can make it easier on the whole family to restart curriculum. Whether your kids will be at home or in the classroom, making education easy is likely a top…

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Delightfully Creamy Dessert

Simple, sweet treats are always a win with the family when you need to change things up a bit. Enjoy some decadence with this dessert recipe including creamy cheesecake filling coupled with chocolate cookie dough for a truly rich delight. Find more dessert ideas at Culinary.net. Chocolate Chip Cream Cheese Bars 2          rolls chocolate chip…

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Quick weekday meals

When it comes to back-to-school season, whether students are heading back to the classroom or learning from home, one of the biggest challenges for busy parents remains the same: how to serve up delicious homemade meals the whole family will love. With the right preparation and ingredients on-hand, parents can easily pass the test. One…

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