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Kindergarten is the new 1st grade: Is your preschooler ready?

(BPT) - When you think back to your own kindergarten experience, it probably involved a half-day program and plenty of fun activities — finger painting, sand play and nap time. Likely the hardest parts were learning the alphabet and counting to 100.

Pet Central

pets

Having a pet is a lot of responsibility, and we’ll help by giving you lots of tips and tricks! More >>

Fitness

Fitness

Our fitness articles will help teach you how to work out with gym- and home-based exercises. More >>

Crosswords

Crosswords

Enjoy the crosswords challenge in our free daily puzzles, from the harder Sunday crossword to the quicker daily. More >>

Sudoku

Sudoku

Every Sudoku has a unique solution that can be reached logically. Enter numbers into the blank spaces so that each row, column and 3x3 box contains the numbers 1 to 9. More >>




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Thursday 04/27/2017
Four Tech Tools That Can Help Your Small Business Grow
Updated: April 28, 2017 - 3:31 am

(NewsUSA) - Fifty-four years ago, President John F. Kennedy signed into effect a proclamation that established a week to celebrate the contributions of small U.S. businesses. Every president since then has continued the tradition.

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Celebrate Your Community of Moms on Mother's Day
Updated: April 29, 2017 - 3:31 am

(BPT) - Mother’s Day is a time to celebrate all mothers and the special place they have held in our societal and family structure for countless years. It is a time to recognize Mom for her unconditional love and dedication, along with the important contribution she has made to help shape our lives. It is a day where we all can honor the beautiful bond between a mother and child.

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Fight Hunger One Meal at a Time
Updated: April 27, 2017 - 3:31 am

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Prepare Your Pet for Summer
Updated: April 27, 2017 - 3:31 am

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Cultivating Connections
Updated: April 27, 2017 - 3:31 am

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Solving Pets’ Oral Health Needs
Updated: April 27, 2017 - 3:31 am

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Tackle Spring Cleaning Room-by-Room Like a Pro
Updated: April 27, 2017 - 3:31 am

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Dog Owners are Eating Clean and Feeding Clean
Updated: April 27, 2017 - 3:31 am

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Spice Up Spring Cleaning
Updated: April 27, 2017 - 3:31 am

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Protect Your Pets from Summer Pests
Updated: April 27, 2017 - 3:31 am

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The Lighter Side of Life
Updated: April 28, 2017 - 3:31 am

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Wednesday 04/26/2017
Highly Anticipated Multiple Sclerosis Medicine Offers New Hope
Updated: April 27, 2017 - 3:31 am

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Boost Your Recipes with Protein
Updated: April 27, 2017 - 3:31 am

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Practically Perfect Gift Ideas for Dad
Updated: April 27, 2017 - 3:31 am

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5 Things to Consider When Buying a Mattress
Updated: April 27, 2017 - 3:31 am

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Tuesday 04/25/2017
Streaming Content Box Cuts Your Cable and Costs
Posted: April 25, 2017

(NewsUSA) - Cable TV? That was so three years ago.

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Friday 04/21/2017
Non-Profit Venture Fund Seeks to Support The American Dream
Updated: April 21, 2017 - 3:31 pm

(NewsUSA) - An innovative venture fund is creating opportunities to support the American Dream by providing capital and resources to small businesses. ProgressWorks is a non-profit 501(c)(3) U.S. job-creation venture fund with a mission to facilitate job creation and retention in the United States. Its vision is to impact the growth of employment through targeted investment, strategic partnering, and resources that reduce the challenges small businesses face when seeking capital.

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How Your Pet May Improve Your Health
Updated: April 24, 2017 - 3:31 am

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Thursday 04/20/2017
Take a Holistic Approach to Retirement Planning
Updated: April 23, 2017 - 3:31 am

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Wednesday 04/19/2017
Refresh Your Space for a Brighter Season
Updated: April 20, 2017 - 3:31 am

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A Natural Sleep Aid
Updated: April 20, 2017 - 3:31 am

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Take a Mindful Approach to Fighting Spring Allergens
Updated: April 20, 2017 - 3:31 am

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Monday 04/17/2017
Sustained Happiness Starts from Within
Posted: April 17, 2017

(NewsUSA) - "What is happiness? We can say happiness is this or that, but in terms of life, your life energies are happening in a more exuberant way than it normally happens," according to yogi, visionary, and thought leader Sadhguru.

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Honoring Moms : How 3 Inspiring Women are Changing the World
Updated: April 18, 2017 - 3:31 am

(NewsUSA) -No doubt about it, mothers are the backbone of the family. Theirs is a difficult balance of wife, mother, daughter, and sibling to all the important people in their life.

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Reverse Mortgages Benefit Younger Seniors
Updated: April 21, 2017 - 3:31 pm

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

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Look Before You Buy: Virtual Reality Comes to Home Improvement
Updated: April 17, 2017 - 3:31 pm

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored by GAF-You're about to shell out a significant amount of money to upgrade your house, and the choices make your head spin. Traditional asphalt or slate shingles? Summer blue or teardrop blue paint for the walls?

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Sunshine State Shining New Light on the Banking Industry
Updated: April 17, 2017 - 3:31 pm

(NewsUSA) - Florida is becoming the modern-day Wall Street for many international and U.S. banking companies. Today there are 141 commercial banks in Florida with more than $140 billion in assets, and 18 international banking conglomerates who have their U.S. headquarters in the state.

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Thursday 04/13/2017
Make This Spring a Season of Clean
Updated: April 16, 2017 - 3:31 am

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Wednesday 04/12/2017
Easter Eggs to Dye For
Updated: April 13, 2017 - 3:31 am

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Room-by-Room Refresh
Updated: April 13, 2017 - 3:31 am

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Tuesday 04/11/2017
Olympic Power Couple Teams Up to Fight Blood Cancers with Team In Training
Updated: April 11, 2017 - 3:31 pm

(NewsUSA) - Olympic track and field stars, Ashton Eaton and his wife, Brianne Theisen-Eaton, have joined The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's (LLS) Team In Training as National Ambassadors.

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Friday 04/07/2017
Two Meals in One: Arborio Rice, Perfect for Risotto & Arancini
Updated: April 08, 2017 - 3:31 am

(NewsUSA) -It's been said that risotto waits for no one. And perhaps that is true if you want it fresh, but now you can turn leftover risotto into a show-stopping special meal. While you enjoy a delightful creamy risotto for dinner, the question remains; what do you do with the leftovers?

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Thursday 04/06/2017
New Nighttime Grind Guard Relieves Jaw Pain
Updated: April 06, 2017 - 3:32 pm

(NewsUSA) - Don't be so quick to blame your sore jaw or stiff neck on sleeping on a flat pillow or at an odd angle. Instead, a pattern of subconscious nighttime teeth grinding and jaw clenching (known as bruxism) could be to blame.

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5 Tips to Plan Your Wedding Like a Pro
Updated: April 08, 2017 - 3:31 am

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Wednesday 04/05/2017
4 Tips for Helping Pets in Need
Updated: April 06, 2017 - 3:31 am

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Health Help for Your Feline Friend
Updated: April 06, 2017 - 3:31 am

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Tuesday 04/04/2017
Why Yoga Relieves Stress, Improves Health and Balances Your Life
Updated: April 04, 2017 - 3:31 pm

(NewsUSA) - Life is stressful. Between a down economy, long commutes to a job you may not even like, and overbearing bosses, not to mention trying to eke out a few minutes of "me" time in between diaper changes and dinner dates with your significant other, life can be challenging.

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Friday 03/31/2017
Many Working Moms Can't Afford Their Health Care Deductible
Updated: March 31, 2017 - 3:31 pm

(NewsUSA) - A survey from Aflac and Working Mother magazine found that growing health care deductibles are unaffordable for nearly half of working mothers.

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Wednesday 03/29/2017
Amateur Athletes Seek Non-Opioid Pain Relief
Updated: March 29, 2017 - 3:32 pm

(NewsUSA) - They may not make those "Agony of Defeat" sports reels, but amateur athletes get injured all the time. Maybe it's from an awkward golf swing. Or maybe it's from not warming up or stretching before an event.

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Put More You into Your Wedding Day
Updated: March 30, 2017 - 3:32 am

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5 Tips for Transitioning Back to Work After a Baby
Updated: March 30, 2017 - 3:32 am

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Better Balance for Heart Health
Updated: March 30, 2017 - 3:32 am

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8 Ways to Optimize Your Sleep
Updated: March 30, 2017 - 3:32 am

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Giving to the Next Generation
Updated: March 30, 2017 - 3:32 am

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Tuesday 03/28/2017
News Site Rantt Takes The Time to Get It Right
Updated: March 28, 2017 - 3:31 pm

(NewsUSA) - In the age of nonstop news and often limited fact-checking, a new digital news publication, Rantt, is moving in the other direction, focusing on slowing the story down, and getting the facts right, even if it means not being the first to publish a seemingly hot story.

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The Opioid Crisis' Latest Victims: Addicted Babies
Updated: March 28, 2017 - 3:31 pm

(NewsUSA) - And now the nation's opioid crisis is putting newborn babies at risk.

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Monday 03/27/2017
The Importance of Protecting Patents
Updated: March 27, 2017 - 3:31 pm

(NewsUSA) - America's economic engine is fueled by innovation. The ideas and inventions that emerge from researchers' labs or the garages of budding entrepreneurs have spawned powerhouse companies, even new industries.

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Thursday 03/23/2017
zulily Helps Moms Navigate the "Fourth Trimester" in Style
Updated: March 23, 2017 - 3:31 pm

(NewsUSA) - Watching a new baby explore his or her world during those first few months can bring so much joy to motherhood. Those first three months, coined the "fourth trimester," present new challenges often to be figured out in a sleep-deprived state. Finding clothes that are comfortable, functional and stylish can lead to a serious wardrobe dilemma for many new moms.

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7 Tips to Shake Up Your Lifestyle
Updated: March 27, 2017 - 3:31 am

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