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Financial Tips for Parents on a Tight Budget

Much of today’s parenting advice addresses parents who are well-off or at least reasonably comfortable with their family’s financial situation. But what if your family isn’t in a good financial place? How can you be the best parent you can be when you don’t have enough money? Here are some …

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Remake your backyard into a mini farm

(Danielle Sykes/ Houzz) (Jake Moss Designs/ Houzz) (B. Jane Gardens/ Houzz)   If youve been gazing at the patch of grass in your yard and wanting there was something else you might do with it, youve concerned the best location. Whether you are simply starting your first veggie garden or …

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How to have sex with the same person for the rest of your life

In the very first of Guardian Familys Ways to series, we look at methods to keep things amazing in the bedroom (or at your partners workplace) 1 Accept that having sex with the exact same person for the rest of your life unless its yourself (see later) is difficult and, …

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7 Problems Every Couple Inevitably Faces, According To Therapists

When a relationship is brand new, loving your partner comes easy. You’re still hyper curious about each other and growing as a couple every day. But eventually, you’re bound to encounter some roadblocks that will test your love.  Below, marriage therapists share seven major challenges every couple faces and how to …

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A generation determined to stay on Long Island

Updated November 29, 2015 12:15 PM By AMANDA FISCINA  amanda.fiscina@newsday.com I couldn’t believe it. I was in a restaurant bursting with millennials who were not there to watch a big game on TV, a cover band onstage, or to get a lifetime of free Chick-fil-A. They were there to talk …

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2015 December Family Fun Guide: Winter Festivals, Lightings and Light Shows, and More Merry Amusements for the Holidays

FOOD, WINE, & DINING, FAMILY & PARENTING, SPORTS & RECREATION, MUSIC, MOVIES & ENTERTAINMENT, SCHOOL & EDUCATION, NATURE & WEATHER, COMMUNITY, CHARITY & CAUSE, ARTS & CULTURE, TRAVEL & LOCAL ATTRACTIONS, HEALTH & WELLNESS, HOT SPOTS & NIGHT LIFE, SEASONAL & CURRENT EVENTS By Lyndsay McCabe       Published: November 30 …

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How to DIY Pasta Snowflake Ornament for Christmas

Today we are featuring a fab project – pasta snowflake ornaments! This is such a cute and simple idea for the Holidays. To start, we need to work on parchment paper or wax paper. Design small and large wagon wheel pasta pieces into ornament shape. Glue together with glue that …

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Parents of special needs children to be paid caregivers in NY State

Starting in April of 2016, the Social Services law will be amended in NY State to allow for parents of their adult child to be paid under the Consumer Directed Personal Assistance Program (CDPAP) , as long as the parent is not also named as the designated representative. This is …

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DIY Bath Bomb Recipe

Looking for a great DIY craft to make? This DIY Bath Bomb Recipe is fun to make and you’ll have weeks worth of amazing baths! Fill with your favorite essential oils and melt your stress away! Of course, I recommend doTerra essential oils. They are so awesome! I signed up …

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