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Heather Levin

Heather Levin is a writer with over 15 years experience covering personal finance, natural health, parenting, and green living. She lives in the mountains of Western North Carolina with her husband and two young sons, where they're often wandering on frequent picnics to find feathers and wildflowers.
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What to Keep in Your Medicine Cabinet for Emergencies – Essentials

Do you know what’s in your medicine cabinet and first-aid kit and how to use it? Whether you’re in a remote area or in the midst of a public emergency, being prepared to handle small injuries and illnesses yourself is vital. And you can build the minor medical arsenal you need on a budget.
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How to Prepare Financially & Survive Unemployment or Job Loss – 9 Tips

Many people are facing the prospect of reduced hours or losing their jobs as the COVID-19 pandemic spreads around the globe and companies are shutting their doors or reducing staff. If you’re worried you’re going to lose your job, it’s essential you start financially preparing to survive unemployment.
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What to Feed Your Dog – Cheap, Healthy Dog Food Brands & Recipes

Do you ever wonder if you’re choosing the best dog food? Many owners wrestle with this question, but the array of options is overwhelming. That’s why it’s essential you understand those options, including the ingredients in manufactured foods and what human foods your furry friend can eat.
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Sick at Work? – How to Prevent the Spread of Germs in Your Office

During the global COVID-19 pandemic, many people don’t have the option of working remotely. Properly cleaning and disinfecting your workspace could save someone’s life, including your own. At the very least, it helps prevent an illness that could cost you valuable workdays and productivity.
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9 Best Business Ideas for Introverts Who Want to Be Self-Employed

Being a business owner doesn’t mean you have to be in the spotlight. Thanks to the Internet and phone apps, introverts have more options than ever before to build the business of their dreams using their unique strengths and personality traits.
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12 Fun Valentine’s Day Activities & Crafts Ideas for Kids (on a Budget)

Valentine’s Day isn’t just a celebration of romantic love. It’s a celebration of love in all its forms, including the love you have for your kids. Many people show their love by giving store-bought Valentine’s...
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6 Ways to Prepare for the Next Pandemic (Coronavirus Outbreak)

Are you and your family prepared to stay home for weeks or months at a time if a severe pandemic swept the globe? Most people aren't ready to weather such an emergency. Yet many...
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How to Protect Your Kids From Nature-Deficit Disorder

How much time have you and your kids spent outside, in a wild space, this week? Chances are, not too much. Between work, school, home, and extracurricular activities, it seems as if there aren't enough...
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How to Become a Tutor – Everything You Need to Know to Get Started

Do you have a gift for teaching others a new skill? Are you patient, a good listener, and able to adapt quickly to change? If so, then you might be perfectly suited to become...
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10 Fun Outdoor Winter Activities for Kids & Adults

Don’t hole up indoors in the winter. There are lots of benefits of spending time in nature, even in the cold months. Try these fun outdoor activities to boost your mood and your health when the days are dark and short.
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Skip Retailer Therapy: How to Improve Your Mood Without Spending a Dime

You've had a terrible day. You got in trouble with your boss, unfairly blew up at a colleague, and missed your son's baseball game because you were stuck in rush hour traffic. That evening,...
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How to Prepare Your Car for Winter Snow Storms & Blizzards

Roads can become perilous during a winter storm or extreme cold snap. There are countless stories of people getting trapped in their cars overnight or even longer when conditions deteriorate. FEMA reports that there are...