Modern-Day Bathroom: How to Update Your Home’s Water Closet

A contemporary bathroom can truly seal the deal for any place of residence. If you want your home to look like a vision of present-day charm, then you should consider upgrading your bathroom right away. Water closet upgrades can be a blast. These home renovation projects don’t have to be stressful, boring, or thankless at all, either.

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3 Reasons You Keep Finding Random Birds in Your House

You’ve just discovered that the chirping you heard at half past five is not, in fact, a new alarm clock that no one warned you about. The birds are back, again, and much like the last few times they showed up, you want them out. You may hear them in between the walls or find a way to your attic. Even more than that, you’re wondering how on earth they managed to get here in the first place. Here are three reasons you might be dealing with a bird infestation more often than the average homeowner.

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How Your Home is Affecting Your Daily Mood and How to Fix It


If you have been feeling irritable or out of sorts for a while, then the problem may be hitting closer to home than you realize. The truth is that your home environment weighs heavy on the state of your mood. This is a point that is sometimes easy to overlook, because you often just accept what goes on in your home environment as being normal. However, sometimes changing certain factors within your home environment can lift your mood in a significant way. Here are four areas to consider making changes.

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How to Prepare Your Home and Property for Summer Storms

A summer storm can pop up in a matter of minutes, and some of these weather events cause an immense amount of damage in a very short period of time. If you live in an area that regularly gets heavy summer storms, then you need to have a comprehensive plan in place for preventing unnecessary damage to your home and property. 

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Pane in the Glass: What to Do When a Neighbor Breaks Your Window

When a neighbor damages your property, you need to take action right away if you want to protect your finances. Even if the damage was accidental, these situations can escalate into major legal battles in the blink of an eye. 

Document the Damage

The first thing that you need to do is collect as much information as possible about the incident. That includes taking pictures of the damage from multiple angles and contacting anyone who witnessed the situation. You should also write down information such as when the damage occurred, any past interactions that you have had with your neighbor, and how much the window cost to install. All of that information will be invaluable if you end up filing an insurance claim or taking your neighbor to court.

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5 Useful Tips for Parents of Teen Wrestlers

If you are the parent of a teen who participates in teen wrestling at school, then you should have concerns about your child’s safety. Today, there are safety devices for all types of sports to prevent temporary or permanent injuries. Here are some of the things that you can buy or do to protect your son while he is wrestling.
Mouth Guard for His Teeth
It is essential to protect your child’s teeth and gums while he is wrestling. A dentist or an orthodontist can collect X-rays or molds of your son’s teeth and mouth to create customized mouth guards. Your son should wear the mouth guards during his practices and competitions to avoid an injury to the gums or teeth. It is important to remember that the mouth guards can degrade, or alternatively, the size of your son’s mouth can change, requiring a new mouth guard to protect his teeth. 

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Does My Teen Need Wisdom Teeth Removal? 4 Ways to Tell

Getting wisdom teeth removed is a normal thing for many teens and adults. However, it isn’t always easy to tell if you should schedule an appointment to have your teen’s wisdom teeth taken out. The process isn’t complex, but it can be an uncomfortable one, and not everyone necessarily has to have theirs removed. We’ll show you a few tips on how to tell if and when your teen needs their wisdom teeth removal done.

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5 Reminders for Parents Who Travel for Work

Being away from your child is something no parent wants to experience. However, there are times when you might have to travel for work. As such, you might start to question if you are doing the right thing. Rest assured, it’s perfectly normal to feel this way.

Set up a Time to FaceTime

While you’re out and about, you can still communicate with your child. However, this doesn’t mean to simply have the intention to use FaceTime or Skype. Instead, schedule a time to chat. Without having a set time to talk, schedules can get a bit messy and you may miss a few calls. Try to find gaps in your schedule that you can use as free time to spend time with your child.
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5 Time Saving Secrets to Running Errands With a Newborn

You’ve waited nine long months for your bundle of joy to arrive. Now, after you and baby had time to bond, it’s time to set out on your first shopping expedition. However, running errands with a newborn is a very time-consuming task. But don’t worry! Here are five tips for running errands with a newborn baby!

Time Matters

Long gone are the days of simply grabbing your purse and rushing out the door. Now that you have a baby, you’re on their schedule and going to the store is your second priority. It’s highly recommended that you go to the store right after fulfilling your baby’s needs. Babies tend to get rather fussy whenever they’re tired or hungry, so make sure you feed and change them before leaving.
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Avoid Kicking and Screaming: 4 Kid-Friendly Ways to Participate in Spring Cleaning

There’s a fresh feeling in the air and actual sunlight hitting the ground, which means it’s springtime! While you’re waiting on those May flowers and hoping that the April showers ease up, it’s a good time to do some cleaning, and an even better time to get your kid or teen involved. Worried about their reaction? We’ve got a few things you can try.

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