• How to Make Funeral Planning a Stress-Free Experience
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    How to Make Funeral Planning a Stress-Free Experience

    When someone passes away, this can be an extremely emotional time and it could take time for those that were close to the person to get their head straight.  Taking time out and bereaving is nothing to be ashamed and can help the mental wellbeing.  The wishes of the person who has passed away is extremely important to make sure that these are executed correctly.  The details of this could be well known to friends or family or it could be something that is written in the Will.  There are a number of things that can be done in order to try and minimise the stress. Advance Planning Some people…

  • 5 Ways to Help Keep Your Teen Driver Safe
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    5 Ways to Help Keep Your Teen Driver Safe

    Car accidents are a leading cause of fatalities for teenagers. The biggest threat to a teenagers’ life is getting a ride from a teenage driver. Allowing teenagers to drive is an important freedom that parents should carefully consider. Parents can mitigate these risks with careful restrictions and strict penalties to manage their teenager’s first few months on the road. Teenagers at Risk The Centers for Disease Control states that more than 2,400 teenagers died in 2016 due to car collisions. According to experts, a young adult or teenager is more likely to be a negligent driver and engage in risky behavior, such as drinking and driving or distracted driving. Teenagers…

  • Why Play and Entertainment Are As Important for Adults As for Kids
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    Why Play and Entertainment Are As Important for Adults As for Kids

    As a general rule, we are all pretty clearly aware of the fact that it’s important for children to enjoy play and entertainment. But, there’s a common view that once we grow up, it’s time to get totally “serious.” While you may well buy your kid toys such as Super Wings Agent Chase, Astra, Flip, and Todd, there’s a good chance that you, yourself, will feel somehow guilty if you aren’t using your all of your time as “productively as possible,” more or less constantly. Well, here are some reasons why play is just as important for adults as for kids. Because it helps to connect you to your natural…

  • Creating The Perfect Home In Your Home For Your Elderly Parent
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    Creating The Perfect Home In Your Home For Your Elderly Parent

    Are you going to be looking after your elderly parent? If so, they might be moving in with you, which mean that you need to do everything in your power to ensure that they have a fantastic home with you. Some parents may feel like a burden to their children and be reluctant to move, so you need to make sure that they know this is not the case. In this article, we’re going to be looking at some of the things that you can do to create the perfect home, so keep reading if you would like to find out more. Allow Them Freedom The first thing that you…

  • 8 Helpful Tips to Buying New Home in 2021
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    8 Helpful Tips to Buying New Home in 2021

    Our family moved to the Gwinnett County area almost 9 years ago. The move was made because we wanted to move somewhere with more opportunities for our kids. We grew up in Gainesville and were just tired of the area so we found a great house in Buford. The area was nice, the schools were highly rated and people were flocking to this region. Mill Creek was looked at as one of the better schools in the Georgia and after visiting the schools we decided to move. My two oldest kids graduated from high school and my youngest is finishing up her sophomore year. We are hoping to move before…

  • Several Reasons Why You Need the Okaysou Air Purifier More Than Ever
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    Several Reasons Why You Need the Okaysou Air Purifier More Than Ever

    With the Covid-19 pandemic hitting the one-year mark my family has remained confined in our home. Between me, my wife, 3 kids and a couple of dogs’ things can pile up pretty quickly. The living room and our bedroom is the spot where we spend the most time throughout the day. My two oldest kids, wife and I are all essential workers. We were looking for ways to clean the air and purify it. We checked out the Okaysou AirMic4S Medical Grade Air Purifier for Allergies and Pets, White, Air Purifiers Cleaner. With the Okaysou Air Purifier, there are four different filters you can use. They have one for pets,…

  • 4 Great Tips for Parents Who Kids Are Apartment Hunting
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    4 Great Tips for Parents Who Kids Are Apartment Hunting

    It’s been almost 25 years since I graduated high school. One of the first things I wanted to do is get my own place. We all are in a hurry to become adults until we get responsibilities and that change drastically. You go from living at home with no bills to having to pay everything on your own. After consulting with some friends, we decided on finding a nice-sized house and renting. Some of my friends didn’t like to keep a job so that idea went out of the window. My plans went out the window and ended up staying home 3 more years after high school. My future wife…

  • 4 Ways to Have a Stress-Free Family Vacation
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    4 Ways to Have a Stress-Free Family Vacation

    A family vacation will always sound like a good idea, but in practice. It’s not always quite as fun and relaxing as it could or should be. And it’s not hard to see why — when you’re taking your entire clan out of the usual routine, it’s always possible that things might go a little wrong. And sometimes, things will go very wrong, and you might wonder why you even bothered taking a trip in the first place. It doesn’t have to be this way, however. In this blog, we’re going to run through some handy tips that’ll ensure that your next family vacation is stress-free, or at least not…

  • 4 Ways to Build A Unique Board Game For Your Kid
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    4 Ways to Build A Unique Board Game For Your Kid

    Everybody loves a good game, and kids more than anyone else. Games can serve multiple purposes in the development of your child. It can teach them how to organize thoughts strategically, how to cooperate with others, how to build up their creativity, and how to engage in social activities. At an age where digital technology is taking over as an educational and engagement tool, it’s important to remind our young ones that offline games can be just as entertaining. If you are experienced with craft tools, you can even create a unique board game for your child. This is a meaningful present that no one else could get them. So,…

  • 3 Important Questions to Ask Your Parents as They Get Older
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    3 Important Questions to Ask Your Parents as They Get Older

    We spend a lot of our lives with our parents, but a lot of what we do with them, especially when we have moved out and started families of our own, means that there is a lot of routine in place and a lot of conversation around common things. In fact, we can just talk about what we are all doing, hopes for the future with life and work, but rarely talk about anything too profound. However, as we all know, life is short. And as we and our parents get older, time will seem to fly by even more. So while it may feel like there is never a…

  • Check the Super Bowl and Valentine Deals at Smokey Bones
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    Check the Super Bowl and Valentine Deals at Smokey Bones

    February is a hot month for Smokey Bones and its delivery-only brand The Wing Experience.  With the Super Bowl and Valentine’s Day around the corner, both restaurants have deals to celebrate.  On the menu for each brand is: Super Bowl: Smokey Bones (Available Feb. 5-7 from smokeybones.com) -Purchase a Family Feast and get a free bag of donuts -Purchase a BBQ Party Pack and get two free bags of donuts   The Wing Experience (Available Feb. 4-8 at thewingx.com or Uber Eats) Spend $15 at The Wing Experience and get an order of fries and a Red Bull for free. Big Game Bundle #1 – 48 boneless wings, one large…

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    3 Reasons All Parents Should Use the FamiSafe App

      One of the biggest concerns as a parent has always been the safety and wellbeing on my children. No matter how old they get, you still view them as your babies. One of the things we worry about the most is their safety. With the growing presence of social media, we still try to educate and protect them as much as possible. There are very few trustworthy sites that can help out parents with this concern. The FamiSafe parental control app is the one that comes to mind to provide parents with their safety needs. The safe is perfect for parents with adult kids living with them to toddlers.…