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Family Life
24 Jan
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Toy Storage Ideas Your Kids Will Stick To
Family Life Home Organization

We’ve all been there: you spent the afternoon tidying up toys and asking the kids to put their toys away. And yet, by bedtime, the floors are littered with toys all over again and nothing is where it belongs. It seems to be a never-ending cycle of picking up toys and putting them away. It’s...

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20 Dec
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5 Tips for Building the Perfect Snowman
Family Life

Everyone has a theory on how to build the perfect snowman. If you’re a scientist, you might analyze the frozen water crystals to determine if the conditions are right. If you love math, then a ruler and algebra will come in handy to create the perfect snowman.  But for most of us, building a snowman...

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06 Dec
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Is it Time to Move Your Aging Parents In?
Family Life

How do you know when it’s time to move your aging parents into your household or closer to you? If they’ve saved enough money for retirement or have long-term health care insurance, moving into an assisted living facility may be the best option. Either way, caring for an elderly parent will probably be an added...

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16 Nov
Mother helping young child learn how to ski.
Family-Friendly Skiing Destinations Near Chicago
Family Life Travel Destinations Your Local Metro

Chicago locals love their delicious hot dogs, delectable deep-dish pizzas, world-class shopping, and arts and culture. But how do families enjoy the outdoors? While winters bring sub-zero temperatures, it creates ideal conditions for skiing, snowboarding, and snowshoeing.   So thankfully, there are some great options for family-friendly skiing destinations near Chicago. There’s no disputing that Chicago...

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12 Aug
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Four Family Day Trips Near Monmouth Junction, NJ
Family Life Travel Destinations Your Local Metro

New Jersey is one of the smallest states in the country, with rolling hills and valleys that are home to dozens of historical towns. The Garden State also shares a border with New York and one with the Atlantic Ocean, giving families endless opportunities for weekend adventures near Monmouth Junction.  From water parks and state...

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21 Jun
anxious kitten peeking out behind basket
How to Make Moving with Your Cat Less Stressful  
Family Life Moving

Moving into a new home with a pet is an exciting time when you’re looking forward to new beginnings. Whether you have a cat, a dog, or a pet rabbit, you’ll want to keep everyone happy and healthy along the way. Thankfully, there are specific things you can do to make moving with your cat...

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