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Versatile Vacation

F. Lewin

Sizzling sunshine. Schoolbags stashed. Ices galore. Tantalizing BBQ’s. Camp. The beach. It’s vacation! Your head spins and you start seeing green: green dollars, plenty of them, money you don’t want to spend on these pricey, ‘everyone-is-going,’ places. Is everyone really going? Do vacations have to mean a hole in the pocket? Read on and discover how some families enjoyed wonderful vacations on a budget.

 

A Weighty Problem: Childhood Obesity — Causes and Cures

Azriela Jaffe

Childhood obesity is on the rise. And we know how damaging excess weight is for our health. What are the possible health issues facing overweight children? What can we do to prevent the problem from occurring and to deal with it once it arises? Family First speaks to a plethora of professional about this critical topic.

 

The Bungalow Bulge

Malki Lowinger

Years ago, a family rented their own bungalow and spent the summer alone. Today, with rental costs soaring, many young families are moving into Bubby for the summer. The dynamics of intergenerational bungalows and how different families enjoy their summer together.



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