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Fun & Educational Games That Will Teach Your Kids About Home Security

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Whether your kids are preschool age, tweens and teens or everything in between, you want them to feel as safe and secure as possible when they are home. To do this, you know you have to teach them about serious subjects like strangers coming to the door and when and how to call 911. At the same time, you want to do it in a light-hearted way that will get your point across but not freak them out.

Fortunately, there are a number of games and activities that can take the serious subjects of home safety and security and explain them in a way that kids of all ages can understand. Read more

DIY Energy Checklist For Your Home

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Any step you take to make your home more energy efficient is important. Not only is going green good for the planet, it’s also great for your budget. Think about all the ways you rely on energy each day — from your HVAC systems to water heating to appliances and lights. Even parts of your home that you may not immediately connect with energy usage, such as air sealing and insulation, can play a big role in how much you consume. Because it takes so much energy to power a single-family residence, there are dozens upon dozens of opportunities for reducing consumption in it. Plus, when you make little tweaks here and there, those small changes can add up to a big difference — both in your home’s efficiency and in the costs of daily living. Read more

Tips for Stress-Free Travel With a Baby

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From professional photographers to mommy bloggers, it seems like everyone is traveling with their babies in an effortless fashion. Luckily, these savvy parents have openly share their travel tips and guide parents towards stress-reducing products and techniques. When you integrate the current tips and trends into your travel plans, you and your family can enjoy a seamless journey to your destination. Here are some of the hottest tips for traveling with a baby. Read more

Important Car Maintenance Lessons Moms Should Teach their Kids

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As a busy mom, you probably spend quite a bit of time in your car chauffeuring your kids to and from school, playdates and a variety of extracurricular activities.

Despite your extensive to-do lists, you strive to bring your vehicle in for regular maintenance and try to have at least a basic understanding of car repairs. After all, you trust this car to tote around your most precious possessions and want to be sure it’s in good working order.

Lately, however, you’ve felt like you should teach your kids some general car maintenance lessons. You want them to appreciate what it takes to keep their own personal limo road ready, and you want them to be able to handle whatever life — and bad roads — can throw their way.

Fortunately, it can be easy and enjoyable to teach your kids the basics of car maintenance, so check out the following tips: Read more

6 Christmassy Ideas for this December

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Christmas provides an ideal opportunity to come together with your loved ones to have a little fun and make wonderful memories. If you want to have a season to remember for many years to come, there are various fun and festive activities you can enjoy with your friends and family.

If you are stuck for fun things to do and need some seasonal inspiration, here are six Christmassy ideas for this December. Read more

Help! My Kid Has Accidentally Deleted My Hard Drive

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If your child has accidentally deleted your hard drive and you are worried that you won’t see any of your important files again, then you have come to the right place. The following are a few tips that can you to help you retrieve your lost files.  Fortunately, it may not be as bad as you first thought. Read more

6 Tips for Protecting Your Family’s Finances

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Protecting your family through financially difficult times can be stressful, which is why it’s best to put the proper protection in place ahead of time. You don’t want to wait until it’s too late and you’re left putting the pieces back together. Instead, be proactive about your family’s financial future and start protecting them today.  Read more

How to Help Your Child with Their Mental Wellbeing

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The mental health epidemic is something that is fast sweeping across the United States and the rest of the world. Many of these signs start in childhood years, so it is important to help your child look after their mental wellbeing from an early age. Doing this can be tricky when you have so many other commitments to uphold, but it will do them immense good for the present and the future. If you are looking for some advice on how you can do this, it’s important to take note of some trusted ways in which you can teach your child about mental health. Read more