Five Commonalities in Healthy Marriages

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Guest Blog by Alexandria Powell, ACES Extension Daily No two people are exactly the same, just as no two relationships are exactly the same. However, the number one skill all couples must develop to ensure a long-lasting, healthy relationship is communication, according to an expert. Debra Ward, an Alabama Cooperative Extension System regional agent in human development and […]

5 Easy Ways to Say “I Love You”

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5 Easy Ways to Say “I Love You” If gift-giving isn’t your strong suit, occasions like Valentine’s Day are likely to bring on stress and worry, but procrastinating will make you more uneasy. Here are some ways you can simplify your shopping. Remember, it’s the thought that counts. 1. Browse for ideas online. Many retailers offer special […]

Nurturing Selflessness in a Selfie Culture

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Nurturing Selflessness in a Selfie Culture How to develop character in young children In a typical day, it’s possible for children to spend more time engaging with technology than interacting with their peers face-to-face. As a result, the “selfie culture” is on the minds of today’s parents, who worry about how they can make sure […]

Be Our Guests: Practicing Hospitality

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Practicing Hospitality: Regardless of your budget, it’s the thought that counts Do you have overnight guests coming for the holidays? Don’t panic. You don’t have to be Martha Stewart or spend a fortune to make your home feel warm and inviting. Here’s how… Pretend for a moment that you’re the guest. What makes you feel […]

Thanksgiving Pet Safety Guide

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Guest Blog by Double Churches Animal Clinic 7 Thanksgiving foods dangerous to pets As we gather together with loved ones, it is important to remember that some of our favorite holiday foods can actually be harmful to our furry family members. Here is a Thanksgiving pet safety guide with a list of the top 7 […]