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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!

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Parents Need to Regulate How Much Their Teens Sleep in the Summer

Many teenagers might be enjoying summer by staying up late at night and sleeping in the next morning. But parents shouldn't let that become a habit.

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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 compared to the price of expensive skin creams!

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New Bedford Needs a Children’s Museum

New Bedford has so much going for it! However, this city needs an entrepreneur to create a children's museum that is both exciting and profitable.

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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 babies who were breastfed for the first six-months

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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 Heights and Kempton's Corner.

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Kids Say The Darndest Things, Don’t They?

The great Art Linkletter's 'House Party' was an American staple between 1945-1969. Then, Bill Cosby helped revive 'Kids Say The Darndest Things' in 1998.

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Victim Compensation Changes in Massachusetts

Attorney General Martha Coakley is praising state lawmakers for agreeing to increase funeral and burial payments as part of the state's victim compensation fund.

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RaeAllen, Flickr

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

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Photo Of Boy Who Lost His Army Dad Goes Viral

I wanted to share this photograph I found while browsing MSN.com.  Some of you may have seen it already. if you have, it's heart-breaking no matter how many times you have seen it.

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