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Getting a mortgage to become more difficult as new rules take effect

Getting a mortgage to become more difficult as new rules take effect

Taking out a mortgage is set to be more difficult this year as a wave of changes take effect, experts have warned. A shake-up in the rules around affordability, the withdrawal of cheap funding for banks and building societies, plus fears of [...]
31 Days to a More Vibrant, Healthy Family: Introduction

31 Days to a More Vibrant, Healthy Family: Introduction

Happy New Year! I can’t believe that it is 2014, can you? I am SO excited about what is in store this year.  Rooted Blessings wants to be your first source for information to help you have a healthier more vibrant family. I want you [...]
Dengue fever: Why it’s becoming more common in the U.S. and what Americans

Dengue fever: Why it’s becoming more common in the U.S. and what Americans

Last 7 days, well being officials introduced that a New York person experienced contracted dengue fever – an infectious disease observed predominantly in tropical climates – from a nearby mosquito, boosting inquiries about the prevalence [...]
Americans Think Better Mental Health Services, Better Parenting and Armed Guards are More Likely Than

Americans Think Better Mental Health Services, Better Parenting and Armed Guards are More Likely Than

A year after the Sandy Hook Elementary School mass shooting in which 20 children and six adults were killed, just 16 percent of Americans believe stricter gun control laws would have been most effective in preventing the tragedy. While this [...]
The Cost of Eating Healthy? 2K More Per Year For A Family Of Four : Growing

The Cost of Eating Healthy? 2K More Per Year For A Family Of Four : Growing

Cooking at home may be cheaper (and possibly healthier) than eating out, but how you cook can actually determine the cost of your family’s food bill. Unfortunately, the diet that costs most may very well explain why low income families struggle [...]
Switching to Healthier Eating May Cost You More – WebMD

Switching to Healthier Eating May Cost You More – WebMD

HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Dec. 6, 2013 (HealthDay News) — Does it really cost more to stick to a healthy diet? The answer is yes, but not as much as many people think, according to a new study. The research review combined the results [...]
Black Friday is no more anti-family than conflict at the Thanksgiving table

Black Friday is no more anti-family than conflict at the Thanksgiving table

There’s nothing inherently bad about Black Friday, and now large national retailers have decided to open on Thanksgiving. However, Maine is one of just 3 states that have state laws in place that say “no so fast” to this intrusion [...]
Knoala, A New Parenting App From Ex-Slide Employees, Aims To Make Playtime More Fun

Knoala, A New Parenting App From Ex-Slide Employees, Aims To Make Playtime More Fun

“We were new parents, and had absolutely no idea what to do,” says Hsu. “We had read that playing with babies was really important. And you would think that this kind of stuff would come to you intuitively, but it really doesn’t.” [...]
Disney Adds More Branded Healthy Fruit Snack Options

Disney Adds More Branded Healthy Fruit Snack Options

Disney Adds More Branded Healthy Fruit Snack Options I remember when Disney first decorated apples at the local grocery store with a Snow White sticker. What marvelous cross-marketing, I thought. Although perhaps with a mixed message since [...]
How Embracing Clean Eating Changed More Than My Family’s Waistline

How Embracing Clean Eating Changed More Than My Family’s Waistline

My brother-in-law and his wife own and run an organic farm a few towns away from us. Every summer and early fall we participate in a weekly “community share” and the beautiful produce is plentiful, delicious and fresh. I’ve [...]