We all look forward to summer and its promise of fun-filled vacations. But in our haste to momentarily escape the daily grind, many of us overlook key elements of our digital security. Computer criminals don’t take vacations, after all. Digital threats follow us everywhere we go, which is why we can never let our guard down no matter how many sun-soaked beaches we visit. Don’t let computer criminals spoil your time off! To help you get the most out of your getaways, here are seven tips you can use to stay secure on your summer vacations. 1. MAKE SURE YOUR DEVICES AND WEB BROWSERS ARE UP-TO-DATE Exploit kits are capable of leveraging vulnerabilities to install ransomware and other baddies onto unpatched devices. To protect against those threats, it’s important you implement all operating system updates on your laptops, smartphones, and other devices you want to take on vacation. You should apply these fixes before you even set foot outside of your home.
The key to shedding pounds is choosing foods that fight hunger. Avoid Starchy Carbs If your child had a bagel for breakfast this morning, it wasn’t much more nutritious than eating a bowl of sugar, says Parents advisor David Ludwig, MD, PhD, associate professor of pediatrics at Harvard Medical School and director of the Optimal Weight for Life Program at Boston Children’s Hospital. That’s because most starchy carbohydrates, like bread, white rice, and potatoes, dissolve into glucose soon after you swallow them. Starting the day with eggs or another source of protein instead will not only help your child feel fuller, but it will help him lose weight. Click Image below for full article.
Not enough time or money to plan a long vacation to the tropics? You don’t have to travel around the world to have a relaxing vacation this summer — there’s plenty to do right in your own neighborhood. We can get so caught up in our daily routines that we lose our creativity and curiosity, and a staycation offers the chance to be a tourist in your own town. Don’t be foiled by Netflix and your bed, check out this list of things to do without going anywhere near the airport. Click image below for full article.
We all enjoy the summer sun but nobody enjoys sunburns! New research shows that sun damage is much more dangerous for children than for adults. Pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner walks us through the procedures for proper sun protection. She gives and in-depth explanation of UVA, UVB and SPF. She also gives some sound advice for adults, babies, and teens in tanning booths. Click image below for full story.
You’ve got your Father’s Day card picked out, but what about making a handmade gift for your old man? From wine bottle tumblers to homemade beef jerky, here are 40 DIY gift ideas for Father’s Day! Click image below for full article.
Are you prepared for those last, hectic weeks of school? These 10 tips will help your family through the May and June chaos. Take a deep breath and focus on keeping yourself and your family organized and excited for summer. Click the picture below for the full article.
There are many benefits of drinking water, from helping to accelerate weight loss to healthier and younger looking skin. Unfortunately, most people are not drinking enough every day. Until recently, water was the 2nd most popular beverage in the US, behind sugary soft drinks. Water is one of the most important elements in the human body. It makes up about 60% of our bodies, more or less. Every single cell in your body needs water to function properly. Click the picture below for the full article.