Stuck in the Middle

What You Need to Know About Caregiving By StatePoint As the population ages, more people (particularly women) will be “sandwiched” in between taking care of their parents or other family members in need, and their children. Take telenurse and nurse educator Kathie Wells, RN, BSN, CCM. At age 55, she is juggling full-time work, while […]

Your Guide to Reducing the Prom Price Tag

By StatePoint Prom is a time-honored tradition and a rite of passage for teens. Originally inspired by graduation celebrations and debutante balls, prom today is now an extravagant, defining moment in a teen’s life, bearing little resemblance to promenades of the past — especially when it comes to cost. All of this indulgence unfortunately comes […]

How the Average Citizen Can Help Bring About Friendlier Politics

By StatePoint At a divisive moment in our nation’s history, you may be wondering how average citizens can help bring about friendlier politics. Experts suggest that it starts with finding common ground among those whose opinions differ from you. Ira Shapiro, a former ambassador who has held senior positions in the U.S. Senate, recently authored […]

More Students are Going to Grad School: How are They Paying for It?

By StatePoint Career aspirations are driving more students to graduate school these days, and nearly two thirds believe an advanced degree is the new minimum standard level of education for any professional occupation. According to “How America Pays for Graduate School,” the new national study from Sallie Mae and Ipsos, an independent global market research […]

5 Things to Consider When Buying a Stroller

By StatePoint A stroller is one of the most essential pieces of baby gear, typically needed right from the start and used for several years. However, with so many stroller varieties available and a wide range of features to consider, it can be hard to figure out which one is right for your family. Erin Varano, […]

Fun Ways Your Family Can Get Fit Together

By StatePoint Is your fitness routine stuck in a rut? Searching for ways to spend more time with your family? Why not combine these goals? There are a variety of ways to lead an active lifestyle that are suitable for the whole family and can include children of all ages. Let these four creative ideas […]

How to Be More Creative in the New Year

By StatePoint Those with creative or artistic aspirations know that consistently staying motivated and inspired is easier said than done. Whether you’re a songwriter, a poet or a visual artist, these tried-and-true habits and new tools can help you to create your best work in the new year. Me Time A little bit of me-time […]

How to Protect Your Expensive New Smartphone

By StatePoint The latest smartphones have some cool new features, but they come with hefty price tags, and such devices are not necessarily built-to-last. The new iPhone X, for example, recently hit the market at a $1,000 starting price and experts say it’s extremely fragile. With its all-glass design, you may be wondering if it’s […]

Tablets and Kids: What to Know

By StatePoint If you’ve handed over your tablet to your children more than once, it may be time to consider getting them their own device. There are a lot of great children’s tablets that offer so much more than passive games and videos. “Tablets can be a great source of learning if the content is […]

The Names of the Christmas Elves In the pagan times of Scandinavia, people believed that house gnomes guarded their homes against evil. Although these gnomes mostly were benevolent, they quickly could turn nasty when not properly treated, so it is told. Throughout the centuries, they were either loved or loathed. Some people even believed them to be trolls and cannibals. […]

Did You Know

A Gentle Breed By The pit bull is a dog that often gets a bad reputation. Many people believe that this dog breed is aggressive and often has a killing instinct. Pit Bulls used to be kept in homes as a nanny dog. Homes in England would use them as guard dogs for their children because […]

5 Ways to Ease Holiday Travel Stress With Your Phone

By State Point Holiday travel is slated to reach post-recession highs this year, with more than 68 million Americans traveling this season. Fortunately, your most helpful tool to make winter travel less stressful is right in your pocket: your smartphone. Not only does it make planning your perfect trip easier, your phone can keep you […]

Did You Know?

5 Ways to Get Your Home Ready for the Holidays By Statepoint   Whether you’re hosting or just trying to get into the holiday spirit, preparing your home doesn’t have to be daunting or expensive. Check out these five tips for getting your home in tip-top holiday shape on any budget from the experts at […]

Tips for Taking Care of Your Winter Wardrobe

By StatePoint It’s time to find that box marked “winter” at the back of your closet and rediscover all of your favorite layered looks. But, it’s important that you know how to treat your winter wardrobe so each piece stays comfy, stylish and warm throughout the season. Get Organized It may be tempting to unpack […]

Did You Know?

5 Reasons to Consider a Home Theater System Now By StatePoint  When it comes to entertaining ourselves at home, there are more options than ever before. Whether you are looking to upgrade your family’s existing movie night experience or you are just getting started in assembling a home theater system, here are five reasons to […]

Haunted House and Halloween Industry Now a $10 Billion Industry

By StatePoint Halloween is big business. The commerce of Halloween in the U.S. should exceed $10 billion during the 2017 season, according to, the industry’s leading website. That’s a lot of candy, costumes, decorations and tickets to haunted attractions. One of the largest growth areas in the Halloween trade is the explosion in number […]

Did You Know?

Eastvale Street Sweeping Reminder City of Eastvale Eastvale – The City of Eastvale contracts through Waste Management with Dickson Street Sweeping for street sweeping services. This service ensures that all City-approved arterial, residential, industrial and alley roadways are kept clean. Maintaining clean streets keeps the City of Eastvale beautiful and complies with the South Coast […]

4 Things Vets and Service Members Need to Know When Buying a Home

By Statepoint   If you’re a veteran, reservist or active duty service member, it’s important to know that there are special benefits you may be eligible for when buying a home.   “Veterans and service members have earned the opportunity to become homeowners, and it’s crucial that they are well-informed about the benefits and options […]

Wireless Tips for Boomers

By StatePoint There are currently more than 93 million Americans in the U.S. over age 55, according to Census data, and the vast majority (74 percent) of them have a smartphone. And that number keeps growing. In addition, Baby Boomers spend an average of 149 minutes a day on their smartphones — about as much […]

Steps to Save Energy in Your Home

By StatePoint Reducing your energy use at home is a win-win for your wallet and the planet. Not only can it save you money on your bills now, but it could also improve your home’s resale value, if you know which steps to take. These simple tips can help.   Form Smart Habits Energy smart […]