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Tips for Keeping Kids Occupied on Road Trips

On the road, drivers must deal with constant traffic concerns, including glaring sunlight, blinding rain, traffic jams, street signs and other drivers. But one distraction you might not have thought about is your kids. According to AAA, more than 1.5 million crashes have involved some kind of driver distraction, and 24 percent of crashes occur […]

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What You Need to Know to Survive Any Dating Scenario

Dating is never easy. Never mind first impressions and the getting-to-know-you awkwardness, the Internet has created a world where every foible, every flaw, every little thing (both literally and figuratively) is on display for the all the world, including potential dating partners, to see. “Surviving any worst-case scenario comes down to not panicking, having a […]

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Sell Yourself to Success In Career and Life

No matter your occupation, you’re going to find yourself making sales. At home, you sell healthy meals to your kids. When you participate in conference calls or talk to clients, you sell strategies and services. In fact, every time you give your opinion, you attempt to sell an idea. In short, every conversation is a […]

Community Workshops Focus on Preventing Youth Sports Injuries

As a parent, you want to prevent your kids from being hurt playing sports. Now you can. Athletic TIPS (Towards Injury Prevention in Sports) has teamed up with Global Giving — the largest global crowdfunding site for not-for-profits — to help advance one of its key missions: hosting community workshops across the country to better […]

How to maximize flexibility

For small businesses, it’s a thin line between success and failure. Flexibility is key. This ability to respond swiftly often gives small businesses a desirable advantage over their much-larger competitors because they can adapt to take advantage of growth opportunities and changes in their particular industries. “The reality is, owners must constantly look to evolve,” […]

10 Steps to Help Older Adults Prevent Slips, Trips and Falls

Some of the most serious injuries among older adults, age 65 and older, are caused by falling. More than 1.6 million older Americans end up in the emergency room or hospital because of a fall, according to the National Institutes of Health. Seniors who have broken a hip by falling can have trouble recovering and […]

Student Backpacks Are Literally a Big Pain

Beware the overstuffed school backpack! If you wonder why more kids than ever before are complaining about back and neck pain — and you should be, what with classes starting up again — a likely reason is that they’re weighed down by backpacks crammed with everything from textbooks to laptops to musical instruments. Consider this: […]