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How To Plan A Funeral

10 things you need to do when organizing a memorial service for a loved one.We know this can be an incredibly emotional area of research.When you have to plan a funeral while facing or experiencing the loss of a loved one, you can feel overwhelmed. Breaking the tasks... more

12 Summer Safety Tips For Seniors

The summertime is a time of fun and relaxation for most people. But for seniors, the heat and sun can be dangerous if the proper precautions aren't taken. Here are some great tips that aging adults, as well as their caregivers, can use to make sure they have a... more

14 Things To Do With Pumpkin Seeds

Use leftover pumpkin seeds for fun crafts and activities. After you carve your pumpkin into a jack-o'-lantern, you're left with a bunch of gooey innards and pumpkin seeds. Don't just throw those seeds away. Use them for these 14 fun ideas -- from crafts to tasty treats. They... more

8 Back-To-School Resolutions For Parents

Back to school season is a time of anticipation and often dread for students, but it can be very stressful for parents too. Use the beginning of a new school year to start looking into better habits to carry your whole family through the rest of the year. Here are... more

Should You Keep Your Nanny When Your Kids Are At School?

How you and your nanny can work around your child's school schedule. You and your kids love your nanny. She's been with you since your kids were little and you couldn't imagine your family without her. But once your children are of preschool or school age, schedules... more

10 Famous Nannies

A look back at some of our most beloved nannies -- and what today's nannies and babysitters can learn from them. It's not easy being a nanny or babysitter, caring for kids every day. It's a good thing you have so many great role models to turn to... more

6 Cleaning Nightmares And Solutions

What messes scare you the most? Get tips on making these chores less intimidating. Forget monsters in the closet. Your monsters are in the kitchen, the bathroom, the playroom -- all over your house. And they're not just scary; they're dirty, dusty and disorganized. They're your cleaning nightmares... more

A Guide To Family Caregiver Resources

Do you care for a child with special needs, an elderly person, or someone else who needs regular attention? Here are organizations that can help. Caring for a loved one isn't easy, no matter whether it's a child with special needs or a senior family member. Though it's... more