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Southcoast Splash Pads Are Wet And Wild
What do you do when your little one is too little to justify paying a big water park price?  You take them to the splash pad, of course!  It’s safer than the ocean and more fun than the pool. Best of all, we've got some great ones in our own backyard thanks in par…
Average Cost of Raising A Child Now Tops $241,000
Parent's to be may want to do some careful planning when they start to plan their family. In a new report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture the average cost tor raise a child for 18 years now will cost up to an estimated whopping $241,080!
Skin Aging is Slowed Down Using Sunscreen
We think of sunscreen as a way to block those harmful rays at the beach, but one recent study suggests that using sunscreen daily slows the aging of our skin! Indoors or out, applying sunscreen everyday results in fewer wrinkles and protects our skin from visible signs of aging! What a great bargain…
Overeating is Learned as a Baby
If you ate too much at your Fourth of July cookout, there's a chance you picked up the habit early in life. A recent study has found overeating may be learned as a baby. Researchers at BYU found that babies who were fed formula were two-and-a-half times more likely to become obese toddlers than…
Local Architectural Walking Tour
If you're looking to be inspired while taking a healthy walk, then the New Bedford Preservation Society's Architectural Walking Tour of over 300 local historic properties is a summer must. Take in as little or as much of the neighborhoods of County St., west of County St., Acushnet He…
Gardening Tips [Sponsored]
Did you know that you have at least three different landscapes? The plants in your garden, their association with the plants around them, and the landscape in general will look different at different times of day.
A gardener's life should not be all work and no play...

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