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Nov 24 2014

How to Be a Great Thanksgiving Dinner Guest

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Every Thanksgiving I can’t help but remember a piece of advice my father always told me growing up, ‘Whenever you go to someone’s house you should be knocking on the door with your knees and elbows because your hands should be full.’ A lot of articles this Thanksgiving season are going to focus on how to be a great host for Thanksgiving, but this particular one is going to help you be the best Thanksgiving dinner guest you can be for your host’s sake. 

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Nov 20 2014

Parenting Tips to Protect Your Kids from Cyber Bullying and Online Dangers

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Cyber bullying and Internet dangers are running rampant in today’s online world. As a parent protecting your children online is a simple concept, but one most parents don’t consider or take steps to addressing early on in their child’s life. The Internet should be a place of entertainment and education when it comes to your children, but unfortunately more times than not, this isn’t the case. Prohibited content, cyber bullying and all manner of danger lurk around every corner of the Internet when it comes to an unsupervised child. As a parent it’s crucial for you to take an active role in speaking with your children about the dangers that await them online, as well as monitoring their activities and ensuring their safety. The following tips will help you protect your children online and create a  line of communication between you and your child about what they experience on the Internet.

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Nov 18 2014

Thanksgiving Dinner Cleanup Tips You Can Be Thankful For

 

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Thanksgiving is almost here and like the pilgrims of yesteryear many of us will be amongst family and friends giving thanks and partaking in a feast of epic proportions. With such an incredible meal comes the daunting task of cleaning up the mess that soon follows. There’s no need to worry because with a little bit of prep work and these handy tips you can make cleaning up after Thanksgiving dinner as easy as apple pie

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Nov 12 2014

Child Safety DYI Tips w/ Pool Noodles

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Child safety is a big deal and believe it or not child safety and pool noodles go hand-in-hand with one another very well. They float, come in a variety of colors and more often than not your child uses it as a makeshift light saber. As a parent these inexpensive toys can serve for a multitude of child safety DIY tips to protect your children in and around the house. The following child safety tips will come in handy for a number of scenarios and will require you to cut the pool noodle into some form or another. Any sharp knife will work to help you implement these tips for your child’s benefit.

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Nov 10 2014

10 Easy Ways to Get Rid of a Sticky Mess!

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Looking back at my mom’s funniest reactions, I would have to say that most of them included some sort of candy, food, gum or weird substance stuck to my clothes, her car interiors, school back packs or being all over the house.

Now as a mom, gum and candy are all forbidden from my household! Mostly because I’m afraid of two things, accustoming my daughter to eat candy and having to deal with the aftermath. But, how can I explain to my daughter the concept of Halloween and Trick-or-Treating without candy being involved? Exactly! Impossible!

Therefore, I have assigned myself to look for 10 easy ways to remove gum from all sorts of garments, fabrics and surfaces.

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