5 Best Places to Celebrate the New Year

Many people are beginning to explore destinations where they can mark the beginning of yet another year as New Year’s Eve fast approaches. For some, a quiet and reserved place will do the trick for family gatherings while for the party goers, they need a street full of entertainment.

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Simple Ways to Get the Kids Excited About Being Healthier

Kids aren’t always excited about living healthier. Healthy living sounds good to adults who know the value of good health as well as the true cost of poor health. To kids, however, the definition of healthy living sounds more like, “No more cookies, ice cream, or fun, and a lot more brussels sprouts and carrots,” in their minds. If you want to get your kids a little more excited about living healthy lives, start now. They’re going to develop much better health habits as children, but you’re going to need to find a way to get them a little more excited about being healthier.
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Winter Blues? 4 Year-Round Activities to Keep the Good Times Rolling

The cold and dark days of winter don’t always have to spoil your fun. You can still partake in many activities that can be enjoyed throughout the year. Here are four year-round activities to help you keep the good times rolling and beat the winter blues.

Aquatic Activities

There might be an indoor waterpark in your area that features waterslides and other aquatic attractions that can be enjoyed without having to bear the frigid outdoor temperatures. If you don’t live near an indoor waterpark, you can still likely find a local indoor public pool where you can go swimming. You can even try visiting a health club in your area that might have a hot tub where you can sit and relax in the warm bubbling water.

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5 DIY Ways to Get Rid of Household Pests

Cockroaches, ants, mice and a host of other pests can infest your home almost before you realize anything is happening. There are do-it-yourself solutions that are usually effective at getting rid of household pests. This can save you the expense and hassle of bringing in an exterminator such as PermaTreat Pest & Termite Control. Another advantage of DIY pest control methods is that many use natural ingredients, so you don’t have to worry about the toxic effects of chemical pesticides.

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10 Essentials For Any Kid Who Play Sports #Switch2BODYARMOR

Yes, we are that family. The one who’s kids play sports all year long. It can become exhausting at times, but honestly, we wouldn’t have it any other way!

Through the years, I’ve learned a lot from coaches and other moms on how to be prepared. This prevents a lot of stress while traveling, practicing and during games. 
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Winter Spell Aftermaths: Things to Do to Your Roof After a Harsh Winter

Contributed by Abigail Sabijon

Snowstorms are once again pounding their way through several states in the country, sending them into chilling winter spells. It’s sure good to be sheltered in the comforts of our home. But with all the beating, your house – especially your roof – definitely needs some lovin’ after the cold.

It’s all over the news. The U.S. is once again experiencing one of the harshest winters to date. One winter storm after another only sets temperatures colder and winds stronger. Not to mention the meters of snow dumped on their way. We’ll be seeing that adorable T-Rex shoveling snow once again.

Typical winters may not cause any substantial damage to your roof, but how about these despicable weather conditions?
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3 Essential Spring Gardening Tips to Revive Your Outdoor Space

Contributed by Jennifer Dawson

In the midst of winter, a good way to look forward to the spring is to think about ways you can improve your home once the warmer weather returns. Making home repairs after winter is usually the first step in getting over the winter blues. And after making all of the needed repairs, the second step is looking to embrace the great outdoors once again.
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Play Smart: 3 Family Activities for Mental Exercise

Significant emphasis is placed on families finding a way to stay physically fit together. For example, many parents may try to instill healthier dietary habits in their children while also looking for active recreational options that can help the entire family stay physically fit. Increasingly, parents are also looking for exceptional ways to exercise brain muscles with their children. If you are focused on bolstering mental health with your entire family, these are some exceptional activities that your whole family may love to do together.

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My Obsession with the Perfect Body

Contributed by Zyana Morris

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Staying in perfect shape isn’t the easiest task. After all, you need the right amount of motivation to hit the gym or stay away from those carbs. All this may seem confusing at first, but nothing beats being able to fit in your old pair of jeans.

Having a toned, well-sculpted body not only looks good but also boosts your confidence. However, maintaining the perfect body requires effort so be prepared to take out your running shoes. If you think you still have a long way to go with your goals, it’s time you focus on boosting workout motivation and switch to a healthier lifestyle.

Here’s how you can achieve your dream body.
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Are You a New Parent? Here Are 5 Tips to Keep Your Family Healthy

As a new parent, protecting your baby is of the utmost importance. You want to make sure they’re safe. That safety should also apply to their health. It’s only their health that should be kept in mind, but also the health of everyone in your family. If one person isn’t feeling well, that could soon apply to everyone else in the house. You want to be able to prevent illnesses before they begin. Here are five tips on how to keep your family healthy.
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