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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

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

 

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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Oct 28 2014

Cleaning Up the Mischief Before Halloween

Halloween is nearly upon us and unfortunately ghosts and ghouls aren’t the only things to look out for as this fun filled holiday of sweets and scares quickly approaches.

The infamous Mischief Night, where teens let out their angst in the form of hurled toilet paper, empty shaving cream canisters and splattered eggs. It’s the night where pranksters aim to tempt fate with their roguish deeds by vandalizing your property and home leaving you to clean up the mess. And all this the morning of Halloween.

Here are some cleaning tips to ensure there are no lasting effects from the damage and to give you some piece of mind regardless of what the neighborhood kids throw at you, literally.

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Dec 14 2011

The Holiday Host: Preparing Your Home for Holiday Guests

Ah, the holidays… ‘Tis the season, the season of giving, a time of love and laughter, family gatherings, holiday meals, warm cookies, chestnuts roasting on an open fire… What’s not to love? It’s the most wonderful time of the year!

Unless of course, you are the one who is expected to make it all happen. Are you the host or hostess with the “mostest”? Are you expecting dozens of hungry visitors at your house this holiday season? Has the shopping, gift-wrapping, grocery shopping, cooking, and cleaning been left to you? If so, chances are that at this point you aren’t feeling quite as festive as your guests who are eagerly waiting to show up at your house for the holidays.

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