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Ask An Expert: Turning Your Summer Job Into A Year Round Gig

Get advice about turning a summer job into the start of your career with tips from two career counselor experts.

08/05/2015

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SPCA Announces Dog Found With Shackle Embedded In Neck Has Been Adopted

The Delaware County SPCA announced that an emaciated dog who was found with a shackle embedded in his neck exactly two months ago has been adopted.

08/04/2015

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Top Summer Toddler-Friendly Activities In Philadelphia

Parents of toddlers can enjoy a number of fun and educational activities in the City of Brotherly Love and surrounding suburbs. These are some of our top picks.

07/24/2015

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3 Things You Should Never Do While Potty Training

Want to know what to avoid while potty training your toddler? Jamie Glowacki, author of “Oh Crap! Potty Training” shares her insight with these three no-nos.

07/24/2015

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Top 5 Philly Pools and Waterparks

From spraygrounds to swim clubs to state parks and theme parks, the Philadelphia area has it all, but these are the best of the best.

07/17/2015

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5 Ways To Create The Perfect Study Space In Your House

One of the keys to academic success is an organized (and quiet!) at-home study space. Create a homework hotspot in your home, whether it’s located in a designated room or tucked into a smaller nook with these tips.

07/17/2015

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Top Dog Parks In Philadelphia

A quick 20-minute visit to one of these top Philadelphia dog parks is sure to refresh both man and his best friend.

07/17/2015

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5 Things Not To Forget In Your Summer Beach Bag

A day at the beach should include a bag full of essentials to keep you comfortable and protected in the sun. Here are five must-haves not to forget when planning a day at the beach.

07/15/2015

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Ask An Expert: Overcoming First Day Of School Jitters

Overcoming first day jitters — whether for kindergarten or a new school — all starts with the parents, according to two counselors who weigh in on the subject.

07/14/2015

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5 Tips For Students Adjusting To New School Schedules

Kids of all ages love the lazy days of summer. Schedules are relaxed and fun is the main focus. These five tips can make falling back into school routines at the end of the summer break can be a lot easier.

07/13/2015

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Wildwood Water Park Opening Its Doors To Dogs For One Night Only

In addition to a scattered selection of water bowls and free dog treats throughout the park, pups can jump into the river adventure or paddle in the fountain pool.

07/10/2015

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Dog Deaths During Grooming Revive Calls For Regulations

Dogs have been killed or injured by hot dryers, sharp clippers or their own leashes if left unattended during grooming, which doesn’t require a license and has rules that vary by business.

07/08/2015

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Pet Food Maker Recalls Some Products

Pet food maker Stella & Chewy’s is recalling some of its products because a routine test found Listeria in a sample of its chicken freeze-dried dinner patties for dogs.

07/06/2015

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Top Places To Play Paintball Near Philadelphia

Heed the call of duty; the skirmish field has a place for you, so play paintball and meet life full on. Here’s where to get it done.

07/03/2015

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5 Ways Kids Can Help Around The House In Summer

Taking a break from summer fun to have kids help out with some things around the house is a win-win for any family. Here are five ways kids can lend a hand around the house this summer.

07/01/2015