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Four Steps to A Happy Thanksgiving

Every year when the holidays roll around, I find myself always playing host to my extended family. Don’t get me wrong, I love my family and I am happy that my wife and I have the room to host a big Thanksgiving dinner. But hosting family and friends for a few days is a lot ...
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Advice for Parents of College-Bound Students

After leaving for college, your child will have already spent the majority of the total time with you in your life. In this post, The Tail End, writer Tim Urban calculates after finishing high school, “I had already used up 93% of my in-person parent time”. That means there’s not much time left you’ll spend ...
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FOCUS!

Posted May 21, 2018
How about that first cup of coffee in the morning? Or tea, or water, or juice, or what have you that starts your day. Because waking up is hard to do and having a moment to yourself is an important way to ease into the day. It’s a beautiful thing. So simple and satisfying. Pair ...
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Living a Life you LOVE

It’s February, the month of love and cheap heart boxes of bad chocolate and wilted roses. Despite the commerciality of this time of year, each of is still touched by the gifts we receive, cheesy though they very well may be. Whether it’s a glitter glue Valentine from our children, or a last minute bouquet ...
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Happy New Year!

Can you believe it’s already 2018? It seems like the 2017 Ball dropped just yesterday! The New Year brings a lot of opportunities for growth and success, but at a time when resolutions can be extremely overhyped, it can be hard to come up with a practical plan of action. Below we’ve come up with ...
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How to Master the Second Semester

Who’s excited for the second semester? You’re probably finishing up your fall semester exams right now and are looking forward to a nice long break! You probably haven’t begun to think about next semester besides signing up for classes, but we want to help you make sure that you’re ready to go. Below, we’ve included ...
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Too Cold to Care

What’s worse than having the common cold? When all your kids have colds. Colds are a relatively simple illness. They’re not that harmful, but they can be really inconvenient and really uncomfortable. Below, we’ve shared some ways to deal with the virus, these aren’t really cures, or any sort of medical advice, but they’re proven ...
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What Wool You Wear This Fall?

As fall and winter set in, you’re probably updating your wardrobe, maybe you’re buying new things, or you’re pulling things out of storage. Regardless of what you plan on wearing, you’re going to want to be warm, comfortable, and stylish. Below, we’ve listed five types of materials to look for this autumn. Wool: It’s a ...
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Get The Stink Out of Those Workout Clothes!

Whether you’ve spent the summer hiking, or you’re one of those amazing humans who jogs daily, or your kids are getting ready for fall sports, you’ve probably dealt with smelly, sweaty athletic wear. Now the first couple of times these garments are washed, they usually still smell and look fine, but by the fourth or ...
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Back To School Laundry List

Back to School Laundry List The start of the new school year is just around the corner. As the leaves begin to change, and your kids start talking about their new teachers and worrying about the latest trends, you’ll find yourself with an overwhelming amount of preparation and laundry. Kids learn the importance of completing ...
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