Top 5 ways to help your child stay organized for school

What parent hasn't gotten a call from a teacher asking for the signed release form for an upcoming field trip...only to find it stuffed in their child's backpack next to the forgotten homework assignment?

When the lazy days of summer come to a close and the kids head back to school, they sometimes can have a difficult time adjusting to different schedules, structured classroom settings, and the demands of student life. Help yourself and your child stay organized with these five tips.

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7 steps to prevent combine fires

A combine fire during harvest could be devastating. Not only do you risk losing your crop, but a fire could also result in costly damages to the combine and other property, and limit your time to complete the harvest.

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Remember insurance for your college-age kids

You've bought the dorm fridge, rented the loft, and filled out the financial aid paperwork. Sending a child off to college can be a hectic time. But as you're crossing tasks off of your to-do list, take a moment to check in with your insurance agent. 

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College dorm theft prevention

A tablet, a computer, a gaming console... and a French horn? Your son or daughter packed a lot of stuff into their dorm room, and some of it is highly attractive to would-be thieves. Talk with your child about dorm room security and investing in a few security tools. 

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7 days to digital detox

Did you know that the average American checks his or her phone 80 times a day? We're using them while we're shopping, eating, watching TV, and yes, driving. We're even using our phones while talking to family and friends. 

Put down the device and become more mindful of the people and experiences around you. Here's a one-week digital detox to help you dial back your phone attachment. 

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