Child Proof Your Home Room by Room

Child Proof Your Home Room by Room

Home. It’s the place we go when we need shelter – when we want to feel safe and secure. Even if it’s not a castle, it still is the place where we protect and care for our families. But when a new baby comes home from the hospital, and as that baby grows into toddler-hood and young childhood, what once seemed such a safe place, becomes a minefield of hazards. According Read more »
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March 07, 2012
Bombs away!

Bombs away!

Not nukes… Mississippi Wildflowers By Victoria Locke From vacant lots to highway easements, open meadows to suburban backyards, wildflowers could be springing up, with a little help from some willing accomplices. All it takes to paint the landscape with color come summer, is a successful way to distribute seeds, and you don’t even have to cultivate the soil. The solution is seed balls – or as the Sierra Club has dubbed them, seed Read more »
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March 07, 2012
6 Steps to Help Your Pet Live Longer

6 Steps to Help Your Pet Live Longer

By Katie King The number of pets living longer is increasing thanks to better veterinary care and nutrition. Once a ten-year-old dog (seventy in “dog years”) was considered to be an old-timer, but today it is not unusual for mid-sized to small dogs to live to their late teens or even 20s. (Large dogs generally have a shorter lifespan.) Cats from age one to between seven and ten are generally considered Read more »
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March 07, 2012
Whatever Happened to Recess?

Whatever Happened to Recess?

By Richelle Putnam Hard realities for Mississippi, like top national rankings in obesity and poverty and bottom rankings in education, often keep our lovely hospitality state in a negative light. In a recent study by the College of Health at the University of Southern Mississippi (USM), approximately 95 percent of Mississippians surveyed believe obesity is a serious problem for the state and would support a law requiring at least 30 minutes of Read more »
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February 22, 2012
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JACKSON, Miss. – Families First for Mississippi is expanding Governor Bryant’s Healthy Teens for a Better Mississippi initiative throughout the read more »

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