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New and experienced parents alike must keep many things in mind when welcoming a child into their homes. Babies do not come with instruction manuals, but kids of all ages need their parents to perform various functions, including keeping them safe.

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According to spouses of first responders, families of the men and women who are willing to put their lives on the line for their communities also have a duty because they must find ways to deal with worrying about their loved ones’ dangerous occupations and handle family matters for long per…

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In honor of September being National Preparedness Month, experts in emergency management and preparation offer the following tips to help families create an evacuation plan.

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As September is National Preparedness Month, the Federal Emergency Management Administration created the theme, “Prepared, Not Scared. Be Ready for Disasters” in an effort to help children understand disasters affect everyone.

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As National Preparedness Month takes place in September, the month marks a good time to put a plan in place for the whole family, which means pets, too, states a release from the Humane Society of Missouri’s Disaster Response Team.

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Breakfasts and lunches don’t have to be complicated, especially during the school year. While every parent wants to send their children off with a full stomach and an eager mind, mornings can be hectic.

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As back-to-school time begins, parents and children are inundated with must-dos like buy school supplies, learn bus routes and find out what immunizations are required for public school. However, there are other important factors that should also be considered to prepare students for success…

This summer there’s good news for parents of high school-age athletes. The Missouri State High School Activities Association has issued a rule change for pre-sports physicals. While young athletes still should be seen annually for wellness exams, the physical exam portion now will be active …