There are a number of explanations for exactly how pets offer health benefits. First of all, pets need walking, feeding, grooming, and encourage lots of playing and petting.
Remember those first days of falling in love — the endless talks, the long walks and that feeling of happiness?
Family mealtime helps foster a sense of connectedness for children and an opportunity to focus on family communication.
Car crashes kill more children 1 to 14 years old than any other cause, so adults need to use child safety tools correctly.
Time is a unique resource in that everyone is given an equal amount. How you invest that gift is a major factor in how you feel about life.
Children who have reading difficulties in the primary grades often had limited early literacy learning experiences.
Life's many choices and obligations can take their toll on body, mind and spirit.
As baby boomers age, older Americans will make up a growing proportion of Missouri's population.
What adults say and do can help distance children from the sense of threat, help them work through their emotions, and maintain or regain a sense of normalcy.
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