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Importance of Fostering a Safe Community

Community safety works to prevent and reduce crime while building a strong and tight-knit group that is centered around one common goal. Finding a community that values close relationships and connections is essential in order to feel safe and secure where you live, work, and spend your free time. Directly impacting the health and morale of individuals and families at home, becoming a part of a neighborhood that can protect and support each other is of the utmost priority.

How to Foster a Safe Community and prevent crime in your neighborhood!

General Crime Prevention Tips

In order to ensure a safer living environment, maintaining security around your property is something to consider both before and after buying a home. Securing your home against potential burglars and

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Learning At Home

What is Distance Learning?

Distance learning is defined as the method of learning through the internet, mail, or email, where students and teachers do not meet in the actual classroom. By learning remotely, both students and educators can interact without face-to-face meetings. By corresponding through internet resources, students can complete assignments from home or any other location with internet access. As technologies continue to evolve, the popularity of distance learning increases.

Learning at Home: Distance Learning Tips and Resources for Families with Students

As of 2018, there were 6,932,074 enrolled students in distance education courses. This means that 35.5% of students at the postsecondary institution level are learning through distance education. More public institutions are relying on

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Living in a New Place

Everyone moves at some point, and when that move involves a new city or town, or even a new state, it will take some real adjusting. We've created a guide for anyone who finds themselves living in an unfamiliar place, from how to combat depression to how to make new friends.

How to Adjust When Moving to a New Place

How Long Will it Take to Adjust?

Of course, every person is different, and so is the time it will take them to adjust to living in a new place. If buying a home is part of your move you will want to look for certain things that may help make your move even easier. Be sure you have the home inspected prior to moving in so you're not greeted with major problems when moving.

In considering this question, it's also important to remember that there is

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How to Help Children Adjust to Moving

While moving can be exciting, it causes a good deal of short-term stress. In fact, moving is consistently ranked as one of the most stressful life events. Along with the physical aspects of moving -- packing, for instance -- you may also experience feelings of loss, anxiety, and fear. 

If adults experience these emotions, imagine what it's like for a young child who must adjust to a new, unfamiliar space. Being uprooted from familiar surroundings can be traumatic for kids, especially if they're too young to understand what's happening. 

How to Help Children Adjust When Moving to a New Home

Why is moving to a new home hard on kids?

Even if you're just moving across town, the change is a big deal for children. Home is where your children feel most

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