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How to Furnish the Ultimate College Dorm Room

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Do You Really Need All That Stuff for College? Raise your hand if you’re currently in the throes of getting your college-bound freshman ready for the big move. It doesn’t matter if they’re going to college right in your hometown, home state, or if they’re going across the country, the amount of “things” that are suggested they have is overwhelming…

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Is COVID-19 to Blame for Your Relationship Issues?

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Tuesday means a new episode of my podcast, Conversation on the Rocks, is available for downloading! This was a great conversation because many of our relationships – whether they’re with spouses or significant others, friends, or family – are being tested big time right now. So it begs the question whether it’s being isolated together or unable to see one…

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23 Ways to Know There’s a Teen In the House

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Is there a teen living here? Remember the days when Fisher-Price decorated your house and your living room looked like Geoffrey the Giraffe (that’s Toys R Us speak in case you’ve forgotten) puked all over it? Those days are like wine and roses compared to what your house looks like when you have a teen living with you. Here are…

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7 Things Teens Need to Know About Relationships

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Teens and Relationships Relationships get really interesting during the teen years. And I’m not just talking about boy-girl relationships (although, those get REALLY interesting) I’m talking about ALL relationships from friends to parents to siblings to teachers. But the one thing that is consistent about relationships is that they’re typically between two people and rely heavily on communication and interaction…

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How to keep your kids safe on multiplayer games like Roblox

How to Protect Your Kids on Multiplayer Games Like Roblox

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10 Steps to Keep Kids Safe on Roblox Roblox is all the rage with the under 12 group these days and that’s giving parents some concerns. They’re concerned that their kids are seeing pornographic images, entering into chatrooms with people they don’t know, and downloading viruses to the computer that affect the entire household. While you don’t necessarily want to…

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