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3 Fun Things You Can Do With Your Kids On A Rainy Day

When the weather’s nice, nothing beats heading out to the park with your kids to romp around in the grass, soar high on the swings, and enjoy a nice picnic lunch before heading back home for a nap. But when the weather’s not favorable, it can seem like a real struggle to find ways to keep your kids occupied and ... Read More »

Why Moving Your Family To Hawaii is a Great Parenting Move

While most people would love to pick up and move to Hawaii, the sheer logistics of a move of that magnitude to an island in the middle of the South Pacific stops many people from making the commitment. When you’re raising a young family, it’s also challenging to unplug your kids from all they have going on around them like ... Read More »

Handy Ways to Get the Most Out Of Your Yard This Summer

You either hate yard work, or you absolutely love it. It seems that there is no inbetween. Some people like spending time laboring in the yard because it’s cathartic. The sun on their backs, the hands to the earth, the fresh, mineral laden, earthy air, and the beauty of a weed free yard gives some people satisfaction that nothing else ... Read More »

5 Healthy Ways Family Can Support Addiction Recovery

Addiction recovery is extremely hard on addicts themselves, but those struggles also get multiplied through family lines. And if any person in a family is working through addictive behaviors or the recovery from them, it sometimes takes a family effort to push all the right pieces into place for a complete and efficient success. There are always stumbling blocks along ... Read More »

Tranquil Garden Retreat in Less Than 3 Years

Modern day homes are getting a little more open on the inside, but not necessarily bigger. One thing that’s for sure though is that traditionally big houses with big yards are becoming very scarce these days and if you’re lucky enough to have a big yard at your disposal, make full use of it to create a tranquil garden retreat. ... Read More »

Teaching Kids The Value Of Money

So frequently parents feel like an ATM for their kids.  If you continue to give them funds with no strings attached, they’ll continue to ask.  Some kids know the cost of everything and the value of nothing.  When they begin to understand how much work it takes to earn a certain sum of money, they begin to understand and appreciate ... Read More »

3 Tips to Make Packing for A Move Easier With Children

Moving from one home to another can be an event filled with stress and frustration. Add children into the mix and you’ve almost got a perfect recipe for disaster. However, there are some things you can do to make packing and moving with children a little easier both on yourself as a parent and on your children. Read More »

The Best Ways To Handle Troubling Situations As a Parent

During the course of your life, there are different sets of difficult life situations that you’ll encounter depending on the path your own life has taken. As a parent in particular, there will be decisions that have to be made involving your children, and then decisions that will have to be made about your parents (your children’s grandparents) that can ... Read More »