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The Counseling Corner
No parent enjoys constantly warning or threatening his or her child, yet many kids do seem programmed to drive Mom and Dad crazy, at least some of the time. So how can parents encourage good behaviors without shouting themselves hoarse?

Our usual reaction to a misbehaving child often goes toward the side of anger, focusing on the negative and warning, ordering or threatening the child to behave.

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In the event of a disaster or emergency, would you be ready? Would your children be prepared? Do you know specific actions to take in a critical situation?

To help ensure all Americans can handle the unexpected and the unavoidable, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security designated September as National Preparedness Month, and SERVPRO of East Toledo is offering advice to communities on the steps they need to take to be prepared.

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Extension Educator, Family & Consumer Science,
Ohio State University Extension

Do you have more tomatoes than you know what to do with?

Tomatoes can be frozen after blanching for 30 seconds to loosen the skins. Core and peel. Freeze whole or in pieces. Pack into containers, leaving one-inch head space. Seal and freeze. Use for cooking or seasoning, as tomatoes will not be solid when thawed.

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Giving money to people along road

Do you feel compelled to give money to people holding signs along the road asking for money?
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