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It takes a village to raise a family; advice and tips to make the most of yours.

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Anita Powell7 hours ago
Holidays and Family
The holidays have come and gone, and for Unique Things, we were hoping for big money. Did that happen? Nope. While we did make some money, it wasn’t the hundreds on hundreds of dollars that we thought...
It's Ok to Release Toxins
No one wants to have toxic people in their lives taking their joy away or making them unhappy. But what do you do if the very people making you unhappy and plain miserable are the ones that share your blood? How do you walk away from your family? What do you do if they keep bringing you down? It is definitely harder for someone who is so close with their families, especially if it is a parent that is causing the issues. I personally am not around my dad, because he chooses to not be an active pe...
How to Run a House While Raising Kids
When you and your life partner or spouse decide to start a family together, you probably do not realize the incredible changes one or two children are going to make to your home. It means that you are...
Crystal Heart7 days ago
Ramblings on Abuse I've Been Through
Abuse can take all types of forms. If you're being abused, you need to seek someone you trust to confide this stuff into. You also need to seek a safe place to heal. Me typing all this stuff down is a...
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Kevin 10 days ago
Simple Ways to Calm Your Children Before Bedtime
Getting your children to go to bed at a decent time can be a complete battle if you do not have the right strategies and resources at your disposal. Luckily, with the right amount of research and expe...
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Kevin 11 days ago
How Parents Can Use Aromatherapy to Help Their Children
Essential oils have been known for centuries for their healing properties. Using these oils to permeate the room is known as aromatherapy, and it's just as beneficial as putting them on the body. They...
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Kevin 12 days ago
Kids at Home for the Summer? Here's How You Can Keep Everyone Safe
While your children may look forward to summer vacation all year long, parents may find it difficult to deal with the added stress of worrying about how to keep your children safe when they have no se...
A Short Guide on Choosing Healthy Snacks for Children
Being a parent isn’t easy in today’s times. There is always a constant fear of protecting the kid from various external factors. This includes food habit too. A mother takes care of her child since bi...
Jade Pulman17 days ago
The Best Ways to Enjoy the End of Summer with Your Family
Being with your family is very important. You need to spend as much time with them as possible because you never know from day to day would happen. You don’t want regrets. So now it is the end of summ...
Akash Sharma18 days ago
Problems With Kids? Daily Chores, No Grumbling
Would you like easier ways to get your kids to help around the house—without resorting to bribery? It’s a dilemma that’s been around since there have been chores, and kids with very little interest in...
Akash Sharma18 days ago
Bedtime Battles—5 Ways to Stop Late Night Kids
It’s bedtime; you’re exhausted, and your kids still have enough energy to launch the space shuttle. What’s a parent to do? Moving without a forwarding address is not an option. There are a few easy wa...
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Sasha McGregor19 days ago
Fun Summer Activities for the Whole Family
Summer is here and class is out in many areas of the nation! While both children and young adults generally look forward to this season, it may not be long before parents hear the familiar remarks, I'...
Akash Sharma19 days ago
5 Ways to Stop a Family Fight
Even the closest and most loving families have disagreements and fights. However, the key is not to let it escalate. And here’s how: Generally speaking, airing out differences isn’t bad. It can actual...
Eada Hudes21 days ago
10 Ideas to Make Boating Fun for Your Family (Especially the Kids)
Are you planning a boating adventure for your family? Do you wish to make it a huge success and turn it into an experience of a lifetime? You might have already made some plans as to how you will make...
Emma G25 days ago
Caring for an Elderly Parent
Caring for your mother or father can be an emotional journey. It’s often pressurizing, stressful, and downright painful. The father you once knew, the strong, confident and courageous figure you once ...
amanda molletta month ago
Hurtful Words Can't Be Unspoken
Some words can never be unsaid once they have been said. Some words that have been spoken can hurt long after they are spoken, and they can be thought about over and over again. These words can and wi...
Jade Pulmana month ago
5 Ways to Keep Your Family Healthy
Having a clean home is a great way to have a happy home. When you keep germs out of your house, it means that you have a safe place where your kids can thrive and flourish without getting nasty infect...
Isaiah Goodmana month ago
Becoming Celebrated
We hope that you enjoyed Father's Day! It's been awkward for me since my father passed away in 2012. I'm blessed to be a dad, so I think about some of the things that he did for me, but also some of t...