The candy bowls are full, the Jack-o-Lanterns are carved and your children have been wearing their costumes around the house in anticipation. However, before your children take to the neighborhood on October 31, it’s important you proceed with the proper safety precautions to ensure everyone has a great time while scaring up some fun. Here are a few helpful Halloween safety tips for both parents and children alike.
For lovers of art and the outdoors, Annmarie Gardens is a must-see Southern Maryland attraction. This week’s Friday Focus talks to Bill Stevenson, the garden’s Director of Marketing and Development, who shared some advice on how to make it in the non-profit sector, as well as details on upcoming events and classes.
Is your monthly cellphone or smartphone bill a three-digit drain on your wallet? If you’re not already aware, the true cost to use your phone might surprise you. To help lessen your mobile device’s impact on your monthly budget we’re offering up top tips and handy tools to help you save.
Every day, the King George Family YMCA opens its doors to the community, providing an environment where people of all ages and walks of life can gather together, learn and grow. This week, we spoke with Elizabeth Clark, Vice President of Programming, about the YMCA’s mission, her favorite “moment” working with the organization and how your support helps the YMCA offer a variety of programs.
Whether they involve adults, children, or both, chores are a routine part of family life. For youngsters, chores are typically part of a reward system involving some type of compensation. But, chores don’t always have to be compensated – parents should take comfort knowing with chores comes a sense of belonging, satisfaction, self-esteem and responsibility.
Though the internet has many advantages, it can also make users vulnerable to fraud, identity theft and other scams. According to a Norton Cybercrime Report, 556 million adults worldwide were victims of cybercrime in 2012. The American Bankers Association recommends the following tips to keep you safe online: