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Sleep Terrors in Children

Nightmares occur in some children at various points in childhood. Sleep terrors or night terrors go beyond a typical nightmare to a confusing and upsetting state. Night terrors don’t occur during REM sleep like nightmares. According to Kids Health by Nemours, sleep terrors are more of a reaction than an actual nightmare, usually occurring as the child moves to a different phase of sleep.

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3 Financial Moves to Make Before You Buy a Home

Home sales in the U.S. are skyrocketing as interest rates remain at historically low levels. In fact, Zillow expects nearly 7 million existing-home sales this year—the most since 2005. With so many prospective homebuyers on the market, you too may be wondering if it’s time to take the plunge into homeownership. Before you begin hunting…

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What Your Child’s College Doesn’t Want You To Know

I was 18, a college freshman thrilled about living on my own. I was also secretly petrified without my parents protection and rules. As part of learning how to take care of myself, I attended a campus safety orientation for freshman women.The goal was to empower us to avoid being victims of sexual assault while at college. We were issued a rape whistle on a red neck lanyard. We were told to memorize all …