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Keeping Your Home Safe While You're Away

Keeping Your Home Safe While You're AwayWith the holidays upon us, many people will be traveling to be with family and loved ones. If you’re planning on being away for an extended period of time, don’t forget to take proper precautions to keep your home safe while you’re away.

Make Your Home Look Lived In

Help create the illusion that you’re still home by investing in light switch timers that turn your lamps on and off at certain times of the day. Leave your curtains or blinds exactly as you keep them normally. Move your expensive items, like cash or jewelry, out of plain sight if...

5 Tips for Moving with Children

Moving is difficult for even the most organized people. When children are involved the difficulty increases. Whether you are going just down the road or to a completely new city, here are some tips to help ease the transition.

5 Tips for Moving with ChildrenLet Your Kids Help

If they're old enough, let your children help you pack some of their personal belongings. Even at a young age, kids can sort their toys and help you wrap objects in tissue paper or bubble wrap. If you'll be putting some things into storage, ask them what they would like to keep and what they don't mind parting with for a while. Make sure your kids know that...

Enjoy Your Extra Sleep!

Now is a great time to change your smoke detector batteries too!