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9 Updates To Make To Your Home Before Moving In

9 Updates To Make To Your Home Before Moving In

Moving into a new home is one of the more exciting moments in your life, but it certainly doesn’t come without its challenges. Besides choosing among the best national moving companies or local moving services to assist with your move, as well as keeping your move-out checklist on track…

Uninsured Vs Insured Contractors: A Guide

Uninsured Vs Insured Contractors: A Guide

Homeowners looking for a contractor to help build their home often go for options to save on expenses. As such, they would rather hire unlicensed and uninsured contractors who offer their services at cheaper rates. Situations like this are the reason…

Moving Checklist & Timeline for Med Families

Moving Checklist & Timeline for Med Families

I see you. Your partner is spending long hours in med school or at the hospital training to become a Doctor. Or perhaps your partner has completed training and is looking to move on to a new opportunity. Summer will be here soon, which means 

Found the Perfect Home? Now Find the Right Loan & Lender

Found the Perfect Home? Now Find the Right Loan & Lender

A terrific neighborhood. The perfect number of bedrooms and baths for the kids. The amenities and small details, from that gourmet fridge to the wood-burning fireplace, that makes a home “just right” for you and your family. Finding your dream home can be a joyous experience. But…

Review: Parker Baby Birch Bag Diaper Backpack

Review: Parker Baby Birch Bag Diaper Backpack

Diaper bags have come a long way since I was a kiddo. I remember my mom carrying around a bulky, one strap, plastic textured rectangular-shaped bag when we were small. These days diaper bags, or more often than not, diaper backpacks, have really evolved to 

10 Tips to Increase Your Home’s Value

10 Tips to Increase Your Home’s Value

For many people, buying a home is considered a massive achievement. For others, it is a smart investment in their financial future. While regular mortgage payments can build up home equity over time, it is reassuring to know that you can make certain changes and upgrades to increase your home’s value significantly.

5 Tips to Find a Reputable Moving Company

5 Tips to Find a Reputable Moving Company

So, you’ve recently purchased a house or found the ideal apartment. Now, it’s time to uproot your life and transport all of your belongings from your current home to your new one. Finding a reputable moving company is the key to a successful relocation.

How to Make Playing Preschool Homeschool Work For You

How to Make Playing Preschool Homeschool Work For You

Last month, we completed our first year of the Playing Preschool homeschool curriculum created by Susie at Busy Toddler. I did something I never thought I would be able to do: I taught my toddler at home, during a pandemic, with a new baby…and my 

California Parent & Youth Helpline:  The Helpline We All Need

California Parent & Youth Helpline: The Helpline We All Need

Reaching out for help is hard —but necessary.  We were not meant to parent alone, without support in tough times. This is one of the greatest lessons I learned over the past year. Finding a Helpline that is available, non-judgmental, and helpful can be difficult. 

Review:  iLive Waterproof Fabric Wireless Speaker

Review: iLive Waterproof Fabric Wireless Speaker

Oftentimes, I rely on the YouTube hits, Pandora channels, and songs downloaded from iTunes to jumpstart our dance parties, storytime, and sing-a-longs throughout the day. Finding the right speaker to get our kids’ attention has been crucial. It needs a volume that can overpower toddler