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Aledo Times Record - Aledo, IL
Updated at 2:42 PM

There’s value in gardening far beyond a summer crop of tomatoes. Gardening has long been understood as a way to relax and reconnect with nature, but more research is showing that horticulture therapy can be used to treat a variety of ailments and afflictions.

Updated at 2:39 PM

Exercise is supposed to make a person feel good, but if seasonal allergies are shutting down your workout, you may be feeling itchy, watery eyes and a stuffy or runny nose rather than a rush of endorphins.

Updated at 2:35 PM

If you like to make the most of the moonlight, why not create a garden that is even more delightful when the sun goes down?

Updated at 1:52 PM

Welcome to a the chaos and clutter of a new school year. Get ready for an avalanche of paperwork, sports schedules and permission slips in addition to the homework, quizzes and tests that can make family life disordered and hectic.

Updated at 1:48 PM

How times have changed. When today’s parents were kids and bought back-to-school clothes they were just that — school clothes. Today’s students are more fashion-conscious and expressive in their wardrobe choices, said Gregg Andrews, creative fashion...

Updated at 1:46 PM

A child’s safety is first on a parent’s mind, and while kids are supervised at school, many make their way to and from on their own, and plenty are by themselves in the hours after school until a parent gets home from work.

Updated at 1:45 PM

If your child suffers from test anxiety — butterflies in the stomach, gnawing on the pencil, feeling shaky or sweaty — it’s a good idea to start the school year with a test-taking strategy in place.

Updated at 1:41 PM

Help your child get ready for back to school by setting them up with an educational app. They’ll be having so much fun with these, they won’t even realize they’re learning.

Updated at 1:40 PM

At the same time that the failures of our educational system have given rise to the call for universal standards for achievement in basic subjects, criticism has also been heard that the pressure for academic achievement has led to a constricted...

Updated at 1:39 PM

Thirty years.T-H-I-R-T-Y.That’s how long it’s been since I graduated from high school, and I finally got around to attending a reunion last weekend.

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