Your Inner World

Back to School Tips

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It’s back to school time. Are you ready? Are your kids ready? Here are some great back-to-school tips from the American Academy of Pediatrics to help you get the school year off to the right start–and to keep it that way. What’s your best back-to-school tip? Please share it with us in the comment section below. MAKING THE FIRST DAY EASIER Remind your child that there are probably a lot of students who are uneasy about the first day of school. This may be at any age. Teachers know that... Read More

Five Ways to Prevent Identity Theft

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19 people fall victim to identity theft every minute. If there is a crime more frustrating than having to try and restore your identity, financial information and good name, I can’t think of one. Identity theft is the fastest growing crime in America, and costs the average victim about $500 and 30 hours to resolve each identity theft crime. With statistics like that, how can you minimize your risk and prevent identity theft? Here are five things you can do now to safeguard your personal information and your identity.   Monitor Your... Read More

Fireworks Safety Tips for a Fun and Fabulous Fourth

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Independence Day is just around the corner and fireworks are a staple of many Independence Day and other summer celebrations, but you need to remember to take precautions to ensure your special event is safe and accident-free. The Risks Unfortunately, many people do not realize just how dangerous fireworks and sparklers can be—which is a primary reason that injuries occur. Fireworks can not only injure the users, but can also affect bystanders. Bottle rockets and firecrackers can fly in any direction and may explode on or near someone instead of... Read More

How to Survive the Summer Heat

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Summer is finally here and we are sure feeling it in Colorado. While we all love to get outdoors and take part in summer fun, summer heat can be more than uncomfortable—it can be a threat to your health, especially for older adults and children. Whatever your age, don’t let the summer heat get the best of you and spoil your summer fun. Here’s what you need to know to recognize, treat and avoid the twin threats of summer heat: Heat Exhaustion and Heat Stroke   Heat Exhaustion Heat exhaustion occurs... Read More