Monthly Archives: July 2011

Dorm Living 101: Sharing a bathroom

Starting college is all about new experiences. Most of them are fun, new and exciting. Learning to share a bathroom with 20 other people you barely know is not one of them. It may take a little while, but you’ll get used to it. Keeping a few simple rules in mind will make it easier on everyone. Continue reading

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Packing for Life in the Dorms

Heading off to college for the first time can make your head spin – happy anticipation mixes with a small dose of anxiety. If you are a parent with kids heading off to college, you might actually feel exactly the same way. You can make the most of the experience for everyone and squash that anxiety by knowing you’re prepared for move-in day. Continue reading

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Back to School Tips for Pre K-12

It’s that time of year again- Back to School- which for many means back to routines, back to schedules, and back to being constantly on-the-go. Whether you have preschoolers or high schoolers, getting organized now will help ease you and your kids back into another busy school year. Continue reading

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Minimize Your Medicine Cabinet

Do you ever worry that the urban myth that guests check out the contents of your medicine cabinet when they’re in your home is true? Are there things in there that should have been disposed of months, or even years ago? With a busy lifestyle keeping track of the use by dates of items in your medicine cabinet is probably not at the top of your list – but every once in a while it’s good to take stock. Dedicate a few hours to clearing out your medicine cabinet every six months and don’t worry about what the guests will see. Continue reading

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