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8 Fun and Simple Hairstyles for Your Daughter

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The pressure of mornings takes on a new level of chaos when you are a parent who has to work and also prepare your children for daycare or school. On top of packing lunches, eating breakfast, and brushing teeth, there’s also getting your daughter’s hair done for the day. Who has time for complicated hairstyles? Don’t worry. Here’s a collection of fun and simple hairstyles for your daughter complete with some cute hair accessories and by Scunci. Read more

4 Ideas for Creating Memorable Christmas Cards

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Like decorating the Christmas tree and baking cookies, sending out Christmas cards continues to be an annual tradition for many families — one that has a fair share of history behind it.

The Christmas card was born in the early 19th century, when handwritten holiday letters were sent to loved ones. In fact, it was Sir Henry Cole who had the novel idea of responding to all these letters by sending a single card to everyone; all he had to do was address and sign the card. Read more

How to Make Your Home Safe for Kids

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Whether your toddler has suddenly started crawling or your teenager has just come stomping in through the door, the job of a parent never finishes. Your home is where you want to rest and relax, but it’s just not possible if you don’t get everything safe for kids. To stop you pulling your hair out with worry we’ve put together a list of some of the basics you’ll want to consider. Take a look, put the advice into practice, and then finally put your feet up, knowing that your kids are okay. Read more

Saving Energy at Home: What You Need to Know

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It is fair to say that everyone likes saving money. Paying less for something is desirable and universally understood. One of the most common expenses in households around the world is the electricity or power bill. By reducing the amount of power you use, you will also lower your bill. There are some incredibly easy and free ways to accomplish this, but there are more drastic options for those ready to seriously dive in. This article will delve into both the simple and complex methods to use less energy at home.  Read more

The Benefits of Music + 5 Family Playlists to Dance and Sing to

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As we all know, dancing and singing with our little ones is one of the sweeter things in life, especially when it’s a tune we all dig! What you may have not known are all the wonderful benefits of simply listening to music! Did you know that music helps develop cognitive and motor skills? Or that music engages areas of the brain which are involved with attention, predictions, and events in memory? Music also boosts creativity in kids and inspires them to create! Now it’s time to start bumping that stereo with your little ones.  Read more

Digital Do’s and Don’ts at a Wedding

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Your phone has become an extension of your body—you never leave the house without it and you need it for just about every task; from taking pictures to telling your friends the random thought that just came across your mind. But when you attend a wedding, there are rules for what you should and shouldn’t do with your phone. These do’s and don’ts will make sure that you are following proper wedding etiquette. Read more

Tips for a Fabulous Fall Yard (and Beyond!)

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Autumn is not the time to ignore your lawn and landscape. In fact, the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI) reminds homeowners that what they do this fall will determine the quality of the family yard next spring and summer. According to Kris Kiser, President and CEO of OPEI, “Fall is the perfect time of year to use your outdoor power equipment for mowing, mulching, aerating, trimming, and patching the yard. The family yard produces oxygen, reduces the urban heat island effect, filters and captures runoff, improves air quality, absorbs carbon dioxide, supports biodiversity, and controls erosion.  Everyone – families, pets, and our wildlife — benefits when the yard is in top shape.”

OPEI offers the following tips to make sure you have a fabulous family yard this fall and beyond. Read more

Tips For Getting A Service Dog

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For children with disabilities, service dogs can be wonderful assets. These animals undergo lengthy and exacting training to enable them to help with everything from completing daily tasks to surviving emergency situations. If you’re thinking about getting a service dog for your child, here are some helpful considerations. Read more