Family Matters: Caregiving, Staying Connected and Beauty Tips
April 17, 2018
Peace of Mind to Keep Your Family Safe and Feeling Good
Today on The Balancing Act, we tackle issues that are important to all families, from exploring caregiving options, to staying safe and connected, to keeping your hair looking fabulous.
First, every family will have have to address care needs at some point, and most of us seem unprepared. There are a plethora of challenges that caregivers and their loved ones face, from an emotional standpoint to the financial aspects. Care.com’s mission is to improve the lives of families and caregivers by helping them connect in an easy and reliable way.
Then, the professional color experts and stylists at Wella Professionals are here to provide our viewers with the perfect color and style to complement their unique looks. Wella’s Sonya Dove joins the show, helping three Florida women achieve gorgeous, modern looks at a local salon thanks to the company’s quality products and some knowledgeable stylists.
Finally, U.S. Cellular’s CruiseConnect is keeping families and businesses safe and connected while they’re on the go. Parents can use CruiseConnect, a vehicle connectivity device, to monitor driving habits and promote safe behaviors with their new teenage drivers. They can track the location of their vehicles at all times, create virtual boundaries to know that their teenage child arrived safely at school or has left and is on the way back home, and will know how many unsafe driving events such as speeding or texting while driving occur on each trip.
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The Balancing Act's host Christina Nicholson and her family are embarking on a fun-filled vacation to Orlando, Fla., also known as the "theme park capital of the world."