Out-of-town relatives or friends are often asked to babysit over the holidays. Have you adequately prepared them to deal with an emergency? (Photo: Stock)

Christmas Vacation

Is Your Holiday Babysitter Prepared? As parents tackle their holiday lists, one item may be especially important – finding a babysitter. Parents may ask friends or relatives, including those from out-of-town, to watch their young children while they shop, attend holiday functions
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Tree pollen and mold are the primary allergens during the springtime

Sneezing Season

Mild Weather Could Mean Early Allergies For large sections of the country, the mild winter weather has meant that March did not come in like a lion this year. For most people, those warmer winter temperatures have meant a break from home heating bills and a chance to get an early
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A string of warm days early this year tricked trees into blooming early, setting off an early allergy season. (Photo: Thinkstock)


Spring Allegies Off to an Early Start This Year Most spring allergy sufferers know to start taking precautions before the trees burst into bloom each year. In the DMV, that usually doesn’t mean early March. This year, however, a string of unusually warm days tricked the trees
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