Free your mind!

Let me guess – it’s 2019 and you made some New Year’s resolutions – right? What you’re really thinking is that you can’t wait for February – so that you can return to your old habit and not feel guilty.... Read More

#GusFortunateMisfortune @latenightparent

Join Ted Hicks as he moderates the #LNPShow that discusses today’s current events, social topics & raising kids in this current time.   Special Guest:  Susan Pepka, retired teacher and author of the children’s book Gus’... Read More

#ShutEmDown @latenightparent

Join Ted Hicks as he moderates the #LNPShow that discusses today’s current events, social topics & raising kids in this current time.   Guest: Shawn Armor @Tru_Armor of the Armor Intergalactic Podcast joins us. Discussion... Read More

Verizon offers free spam and robocalling protection, starting in March

Following on the heels of T-Mobile’s similar announcement, Verizon is set to roll out robocall and spam call protection to all of its customers starting in March. It will be available to all users who have “smartphones supporting these... Read More

Should Netflix really fear Fortnite?

Netflix is not blind to the competition but says it does not consider HBO a prime threat.  HBO is often touted as one of the streaming service’s biggest foes. Both companies are vying for TV subscribers, and are frequent rivals in award... Read More

3 Activities to Teach Kids Kindness

Every parent wants their kid to grow up to be a kind person. One great place to start is by modeling kindness yourself – and luckily, teachers and parents can also help encourage kindness in children by doing activities that help teach the quality.... Read More

5 Signs Your Child Has a Restricted Airway

For most people, breathing is automatic – the air goes in, the air goes out, and we don’t even think about it.  But for those who have airway problems, it is never that simple –  especially for children. “Children who suffer from air-passage... Read More

When Should I Hire a Tax Pro?

Good news for procrastinators: The 2018 deadline for filing taxes has been pushed back two days to April 17. (The 15th falls on a Sunday, and Washington D.C. celebrates Emancipation Day on the 16th.) That doesn’t mean you should wait, though, if... Read More

Cold Weather Tips to Stay Safe in the Snow!

By: Eric Lupton, CEO, PoolFence.com Across the nation, snow has finally arrived. Kids may be excited for snow days and ice skating, but this can be a worrisome time for many parents. At Life Saver Pool Fence, we believe in keeping children safe all... Read More

Ways to make you Google account more secure

I bet we all like to believe that your Google account is super secure, especially since we use such detailed and complicated passwords. But in 2019, complicated passwords just aren’t enough. There are a slew of other measures you should think about... Read More

Why Does My Netflix Subscription Price Continue To Increase?

Netflix on Tuesday announced its largest price hike since launching its streaming business 12 years ago, upping subscription rates anywhere from 13 to 18 percent. Effective immediately for newbies and being phased in over three months for current... Read More

NBCUniversal joins the streaming wars

The golden age of cord-cutting keeps getting more golden: In addition to streaming services from giants like Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime, another entertainment mainstay announced plans on Monday to introduce a new streaming service of their own. That... Read More

Have robocalls gotten worse since the government shutdown?

Don’t pick up that phone. Americans have been plagued with an increasing number of robocalls — and the government can’t do anything about it. Both the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and Federal Communications Commission (FCC) are closed due to... Read More

The PVC Pipe Book: Projects for the Home, Garden, and Homestead

Got spare PVC pipe? Now’s the time to put it to work, making useful and fun projects!  With a few simple fittings, common home-improvement-store PVC pipe can be treated much like building blocks. And with simple step-by-step instructions, The PVC... Read More

What to Do About Nutrition When You Have Diarrhea

Do stick with bland foods. One tried and true diet for diarrhea is the BRAT diet: bananas, rice, applesauce, and toast. Low in fiber, bland and starchy, these foods can help replace lost nutrients and firm your stools. According to the National... Read More

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