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Kids should brush their teeth this way

Getting children to brush properly is one of the most important things a parent can do. It establishes a lifetime of positive dental health behaviors to help avoid tooth decay and gum disease. We went to an expert—Dr. Amberlee Taylor, founder of North Royalton Pediatric Dentistry—for a master class in brushing. “First of...

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Giving the gift of time

“Yesterday’s the past, tomorrow’s the future, but today is a gift. That’s why it’s called the present.” —Bil Keane, creator of The Family Circus Innumerable words have been put to ink over the years to define that most elusive of all the objects of desire—the perfect holiday gift. Unfortunately, the reality of the...

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When you can’t find the will

Mom or Dad dies, and everyone is left scrambling to try and figure out where the will is. “I’ve had people bring in copies of wills because they can’t find the originals,” says John J. Urban, an attorney who has concentrated in estate management since the mid ‘70s. “In certain circumstances, we can probate a signed copy...

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Mentor Public Schools: Sparking change

In a chemical reaction, a catalyst is needed to spark action and produce change. The Catalyst Program at Mentor Schools operates on the same premise. It’s an ultra-innovative, high-tech, fluidly arranged model classroom with an observational window that allows elementary teachers to explore new methods of learning. “Each class leaves...

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There is a downside to tapping into your retirement right now

If you are looking at your retirement plan balance and thinking that now would be a good time to retire since you have more money than you have ever had in your life, be very careful. In retirement, if you keep your account invested the same way it has been over the last eight years, you could be in for a shock. Over the last eight years, the...

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