Home and family

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Children who participate in gun safety programs often ignore what they learned when they encounter a real firearm, research shows. The report, which appears in Health Promotion Practice, reviewed 10 studies on the effectiveness of strategies for teaching gun safety...
The right equipment. Bright new uniforms. A positive attitude and a willingness to work hard. These are just some of the obvious things your daughter will need to succeed in any athletic endeavor, but there’s one thing she’ll need...
  Economic tumult in the early 2000s persuaded many young people to keep living with their parents, but their reasons differ starkly by race, a study concludes. For black young adults, increasingly expensive apartment rentals kept them from moving out. But...
  Nurturing parents may pass along strategies for building and maintaining positive relationships to their kids, setting them up for healthier, less-violent romantic relationships as young adults, according to new research. Researchers found that when adolescents reported a positive family climate and...
  Young adults who listen to music with their parents during childhood—and especially during adolescence—report having better relationships with their moms and dads as they enter young adulthood, according to a new study. “If you have little kids, and you play...
You spend a lot of time doing different activities on your couch. You might spend time laying down watching television, sleeping, eating, bonding with your family or finishing your work at home. It is even better when you have a...
Solar power, or the use of the sun’s rays as a clean and renewable source of energy, is not a new system. For many years, it has grown widely globally. It has also changed the lives of many Australian...
Water and other liquids are major causes for most damage in the home. If you have carpeting, for example, you constantly worry about liquid stains caused by spills. More so if you have kids and pets! Clean-up and maintenance...
  Finances may begin to matter in romantic relationships long before marriage, according to new research. “…if you’re a 24-year-old, choose your dating partner wisely.” Researchers set out to see how financial socialization from three different sources affects life outcomes and well-being...
  It takes more than 200 hours before someone can be considered a close friend, according to a new study that explores how long it typically takes to move through the deepening stages of friendship. That means time spent hanging out,...