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Extracurricular activities help kids make the grade, learn life lessons
STILLWATER, Okla. – For parents wondering if it is truly worth the time, effort and money to run the kids from soccer practice to choir rehearsal to Quiz Bowl competitions or some other activity, the answer is yes.
Located in Users / leilana.mckindra@okstate.edu
For parents, empty nest can be full of promise
STILLWATER, Okla. – The school year is almost upon us and it is a moment parents anticipate with a pulse-pounding mix of hand-wringing fear and giddy excitement – ushering the last kid out of the house and off to school. But, once the nest is officially empty, what is next?
Located in Users / leilana.mckindra@okstate.edu
Keep it moving for good health in the golden years
STILLWATER, Okla. – Just about everybody dreams of the day they can trade the daily grind for the sweet freedom of retirement. However, recent studies suggest we have a better chance of aging well if we stay active and engaged even after we breeze into our golden years.
Located in Users / leilana.mckindra@okstate.edu
Plan ahead to manage back-to-school costs
STILLWATER, Okla. – A sudden uptick in purchases of new clothes and shoes, pristine notebooks and fresh boxes of crayons are sure signs another school year is fast approaching. While back-to-school costs can run high, they do not have to bust the budget or cause parents to lose their grip on that one last nerve.
Located in Users / leilana.mckindra@okstate.edu
School breakfasts get a nutritious boost
STILLWATER, Okla. – A healthy breakfast goes a long way to starting the day on a positive note. Now, school kids in Oklahoma and across the nation are in an even better position to do their best in the classroom thanks to upgraded federal breakfast standards.
Located in Users / leilana.mckindra@okstate.edu
Storm shelter basics
STILLWATER, Okla. – The recent volatile and tragic spring storm season has plenty of Oklahomans thinking seriously about adding the extra protection of a shelter in their homes.
Located in Users / leilana.mckindra@okstate.edu
Battle against foodborne illness starts at the store
STILLWATER, Okla. – With the holidays fast approaching, veteran and rookie cooks alike will be dashing into the kitchen to create special family meals. But, no matter the time of year, observing some basic precautions can prevent foodborne illnesses well before you turn on the oven.
Located in Users / leilana.mckindra@okstate.edu
Managing kids’ screen time is important
STILLWATER, Okla. – The rise of new media requires new rules for monitoring kids’ screen time.
Located in Users / leilana.mckindra@okstate.edu
Gluten-free diets not for everyone
STILLWATER, Okla. – With the rising popularity of gluten-free diets and the wide variety of products catering to the lifestyle, it might make you wonder if you are missing out on something important.
Located in Users / leilana.mckindra@okstate.edu
New FDA ruling will help ID gluten-free foods
STILLWATER, Okla. – It is hard to miss all the products lining grocery store shelves proclaiming to be “gluten-free.” Have you ever wondered about the accuracy of those claims?
Located in Users / leilana.mckindra@okstate.edu

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