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Health Benefits of Free Play for Kids

Sometimes taking a break from our schedules can be beneficial, especially for children. Check out these 6 benefits of letting your child free-play:

Enjoy a "Staycation"

Many of us need a break from our daily lives, but don’t have the availability to take time off to vacation or room in the budget. A “staycation” is an opportunity to take that break without having to take a bus, plane, or train!

Plan Ahead for a Safe Road Trip

Before you pack for a road trip, it is important to be sure your family and home are safe and secure. Here are a few ways to prepare for a road trip that will enhance your overall summer travel experience.

Sun Safety

Did you know that one in every five Americans will develop skin cancer, the most common cancer in the United States? Here are six suggestions that can help save your skin:

Stay Safe in the Sun to Prevent Melanoma

With more than 9,000 Americans dying of melanoma each year, it is the most dangerous form of skin cancer. Check out these preventive tips: