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Apr 20, 2015, 14:38 ET

High Five Tour 2015 Sets Out on Mission To Thank Nation's Military Families

Wounded Warriors Family Support's High Five Tour 2015, themed "Mobility is Freedom," will unite communities around the country for a common mission...

Apr 20, 2015, 14:16 ET

U.S. Supreme Court Marriage Case to be Focus of Family Research Council Panel Discussion

On April 28th, the Supreme Court of the United States will hear Obergefell v. Hodges, et al., consolidated cases which will decide whether state...

Apr 20, 2015, 13:30 ET

DIY Kids' Room Makeovers

(Family Features) Once school lets out, it's a great time to make updates to kids' rooms. Not only does it let children personalize their own space...

Apr 20, 2015, 12:44 ET
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Get Your Yard Ready for Outdoor Fun

(Family Features) From impromptu dinners with pals to celebrating special events with family, warm weather adventures await in your own backyard....

Apr 17, 2015, 14:15 ET

Understanding Processed Foods

(Family Features) With all the noise about foods you should or shouldn't feed your family, it can be difficult to make a confident decision while...

Apr 17, 2015, 14:13 ET

Weeknight Meals Just Got Easier

 (Family Features) Don't let the stress of a hectic schedule interfere with your desire to prepare a wholesome, satisfying meal for your...

Apr 17, 2015, 14:12 ET

Protein-Packed Meals and Snacks

 (Family Features) Protein is an incredibly important part of our diets. Not only is it associated with muscle and tissue health, research...

Apr 17, 2015, 10:09 ET

Guard.me International Insurance and Morneau Shepell Launch 24/7 International Student Support Program, AN INDUSTRY FIRST

TORONTO, April 17, 2015 /CNW/ - Effective immediately, Guard.me International Insurance, one of the world's largest insurance providers in the...

Apr 15, 2015, 17:49 ET

Bright Horizons Family Solutions Announces Date of First Quarter 2015 Earnings Release and Conference Call

 Bright Horizons Family Solutions® Inc. (NYSE: BFAM) will release results for the quarter ended March 31, 2015, on Thursday, April 30,...

Apr 15, 2015, 15:20 ET

Mother's Day Kitchen Traditions

(Family Features) There's no better place than the kitchen to honor your special bond with a woman who has taught you all you know about cooking...

Apr 15, 2015, 14:30 ET

Governor McAuliffe Proclaims April 16 as 'Virginia Tech Remembrance Day' & Holds Ceremony

VTV Family Outreach Foundation (VTV), the nation's leading nonprofit school and campus safety advocacy organization, said Virginia Governor Terry...

Apr 15, 2015, 12:54 ET

President Obama, the U.S. Surgeon General and Congressional Leaders Share the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists' Stance Against Conversion Therapy for Minors

 The California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT) applauds recent statements and efforts made by President Obama, the U.S....

Apr 14, 2015, 13:58 ET
The Hatfield & McCoy families finally agree on something: this is how American whiskey should taste. The Legendary Hatfield & McCoy Family Brand Whiskey(TM) is the only authentic Hatfield and McCoy American whiskey available on the market today. Currently sold online and launching throughout the country, the whiskey will be available in 21 states by summer 2015. More information can be found at www.legendaryhatfieldandmccoy.com. Be Legendary. Drink Responsibly.

Legendary Hatfield & McCoy Families Finally Agree on Something: This is How American Whiskey Should Taste

 Their legend is embedded in American culture. Their names are synonymous with unrelenting rivalry. Their story has been told and re-told by...

Apr 13, 2015, 18:46 ET

Pure Multi-Family REIT LP announces US$54.3 million property acquisition

VANCOUVER, April 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Pure Multi-Family REIT LP ("Pure Multi") (TSXV: RUF.U, RUF.UN; RUF.DB.U; OTCQX: PMULF) announced...

Apr 13, 2015, 16:02 ET

Bright Horizons Named a Top Work Place by The Denver Post

Bright Horizons Family Solutions®, a leading provider of high-quality child care, early education, educational counseling and other services...

Apr 10, 2015, 14:24 ET

Get into the Swing of Summer Safety

(Family Features) Summer is a time of playground fun, swimming, boating, biking, camping and other outdoor activities. Unfortunately, these...

Apr 06, 2015, 18:50 ET

Building Secure Futures, One Family at a Time

 (Family Features) According to a study done by LIMRA, a non-profit life insurance industry research organization, as many as 40 percent of...

Apr 06, 2015, 13:11 ET

Pest-Free Pets

(Family Features) Rising temperatures are a double-edged sword for pet lovers. Warmer days create the perfect setting for a run through the park or...

Apr 03, 2015, 13:32 ET

Cuts Fit for a King

(Family Features) This year, recognize dad with the gift he's really looking forward to receiving — a feast fit for a steak-loving king...

Apr 02, 2015, 20:38 ET

Indiana Leaders Trade Religious Freedom for the Silver of Big Business

 Family Research Council President Tony Perkins released the following statement after the Indiana legislature passed and Governor Mike Pence...