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Lifestyle and safety tips for parents and their families

Family life includes topics such as marriage, money, and elderly care. Find life tips for your family with State Farm®.
Extreme Humidity Safety

Extreme Humidity Safety

How to deal with the added risks of breathing trouble, hyperthermia, and mold.

How to Deal with an Apartment Neighbor Issue

How to Deal with an Apartment Neighbor Issue

From noisy apartment neighbors to adventurous pets, there are ways to successfully resolve disputes.

Is Going Back to School as an Adult Worth It

Is Going Back to School as an Adult Worth It

Lots of adults ask themselves how to go back to school — especially with jobs and families. These 5 questions help them consider their options.

How To Know What Is Useful To Donate

How To Know What Is Useful To Donate

Learn how to give what will really get used to the charities of your choice.

Fireworks Safety for Fourth of July

Fireworks Safety for Fourth of July

Thousands of people suffer fireworks related injuries every year. Follow these tips on fireworks safety and how to light fireworks safely.

Divorce checklist

Divorce checklist

A married couple functions, on many levels, as a single “unit.” A divorce splits that unit apart, leaving two separate individuals with separate lives. Once the decision to divorce has been made, a number of issues need to be considered to insure a successful conclusion.

Why you should consider pet insurance

Why you should consider pet insurance

Pets are integral members of the family. So, insure them like family. Purchase dog insurance or cat insurance to help protect against the unexpected!

Volunteer Vacations: Give Back While Traveling

Volunteer Vacations: Give Back While Traveling

Learn how to vacation and volunteer at the same time.

Backyard Swimming Pool Safety Tips

Backyard Swimming Pool Safety Tips

Tips about a pool safety fence and other considerations for households with access to a swimming pool to help keep the focus on fun.

Beat the Heat: 12 Summer Safety Tips

Beat the Heat: 12 Summer Safety Tips

Enjoy the pleasures of summer while staying safe.

5 Steps for a Safe Family Road Trip

5 Steps for a Safe Family Road Trip

A little pre-trip planning can go a long way toward making your family's road trip safe and memorable.

Marriage and Money: The Other Big Questions to Pop

Marriage and Money: The Other Big Questions to Pop

Don't avoid early conversations about budget and savings. It could prove costly later.

Tips to help care for elderly parents in your home

Tips to help care for elderly parents in your home

Consider making these adjustments when caring for elderly parents in your home.

Simple Tips to Relieve Stress at Work

Simple Tips to Relieve Stress at Work

Work is a source of stress for many, so consider these methods for fending it off.

Mobile health monitoring and telemedicine aiding seniors

Mobile health monitoring and telemedicine aiding seniors

Telehealth technologies alert healthcare professionals if a loved one needs assistance.

What is hypothermia? Signs and causes

What is hypothermia? Signs and causes

Hypothermia is a misunderstood condition that's caused by prolonged exposure to cold temperatures.

Travel Tips for Spring Break Trips

Travel Tips for Spring Break Trips

Brush up on your travel smarts before your next getaway.

The 5 Ws of Sunscreen

The 5 Ws of Sunscreen

The who, what, when, where and why of using sunscreen.

Who Are Considered First Responders

Who Are Considered First Responders

Support first responders — police, firefighters and emergency pros — with six ideas to build community.

Is it Safe to Store Information in the Cloud?

Is it Safe to Store Information in the Cloud?

Cloud computing has unique cyber security risks. Read more about what the cloud is, cloud computing providers, safety of the cloud, and strong passwords.

Social Media Safety Tips to Protect Your Information

Social Media Safety Tips to Protect Your Information

With the popularity of social media continually growing, it’s important to proactively keep yourself safe and your account and information private and secure.

How to Help Protect Yourself From Data Breaches

How to Help Protect Yourself From Data Breaches

Help keep your information secure from cyber-thieves.

The information in this article was obtained from various sources not associated with State Farm®. While we believe it to be reliable and accurate, we do not warrant the accuracy or reliability of the information. These suggestions are not a complete list of every loss control measure. The information is not intended to replace manuals or instructions provided by the manufacturer or the advice of a qualified professional. Nor is it intended to effect coverage under our policy. State Farm makes no guarantees of results from use of this information.