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Kids carrying moving boxes

How to Prepare Your Kids for a Move

By Tara Mastroeni / August 5, 2020
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Moving can be hard for anyone, even fully-grown adults, which is why it’s no surprise that moving can be especially tough for children. As a parent, you likely want to do all that you can to make the transition easier…

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Kids Home for Summer? 8 Ways to Keep the House Clean

By Aly Yale / July 16, 2020
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Keeping the house clean is never easy — but when the kids are home for summer (or indefinitely due to COVID)? Then a neat and tidy house is harder to come by than ever. Fortunately, a little creativity can help…

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Kids on a slip and slide

10 Summer Activities for Kids That You Haven’t Thought of Yet

By Aly Yale / July 6, 2020
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It’s that time of year: the time when school’s out, the kids are “bored,” and you’re just plain out of ideas for constructive activities. Fortunately, we have you covered. Are you stuck on what to entertain the kiddos with this…

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6 Creative Ways to Celebrate Your 2020 Graduate

6 Creative Ways to Celebrate Your 2020 Graduate

By Tara Mastroeni / May 13, 2020
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It’s officially graduation season, but for many 2020 graduates, their celebrations aren’t turning out the way that they’d hoped. However, even if you’re unable to have an official ceremony or a big party, you can still make this time special…

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learning at home

How to Create the Perfect Learning Space for Your Kids

By Aly Yale / April 20, 2020
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The right environment is critical to learning — whether it be full-time homeschooling or just a quick study session.  But setting up that perfect learning space? That’s harder than it looks, especially if you’re short on square footage (or design…

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home improvement projects with kids

Stuck at Home? 4 Easy Home Improvement Projects to Do with the Kids

By Aly Yale / April 6, 2020
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Want to spruce up your house but need to keep the little ones entertained while you do it? Just get them involved. While you probably can’t give them a hammer or expect them to apply wallpaper evenly in your dining…

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Child in unicorn pajamas on the couch getting ready for bed

How to Ease Your Kids into a Back to School Sleep Schedule

By Aly Yale / August 15, 2019
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Summer is coming to a close, and the days of sleeping in, staying up late, and enjoying all those afternoon naps are just about over. If you’ve got kiddos, it means one thing: some rough mornings are ahead. Do you…

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budget nursery

How to Create a Nursery on a Budget

By Aly Yale / July 31, 2019
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We’d all love to welcome our newborn babes home with a comfy, cozy, magazine-worthy nursery — but the truth is most of us can’t afford it. Baby stuff is expensive — like, really expensive. And between the cribs, clothes, diapers,…

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The Ultimate Childproofing Checklist

By Aly Yale / March 19, 2019
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Whether you’ve got a little one on the way or your once immobile babe is now rolling, crawling, or taking her first steps, there’s no wrong time to start childproofing. The important thing is that you’re thorough about it. A…

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Age-Appropriate Chores for Your Kids

By Aly Yale / February 5, 2019
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Chores are a great way to teach your children responsibility, as well as get a little extra help around the house. Plus, they make kids feel like a valued, important member of the family — and that can go a…

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