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10
Jul

Five Marks the Best Day Schools Share

Written by Family Magazine. Posted in Best preschools miami, Performing arts high schools, Performing arts high schools in miami

Every parent is interested in providing their child with the best advantage possible in life. The advantages of attending private schools are fairly well known. Approximately one quarter of all of America’s schools are private schools, and while student apathy is a problem that 21% of public school teachers complain about, only 4% of teachers working in the private sector find this to be an issue. The national average for private school SAT scores is 1235, far higher than the national average of 1060. There is no doubt that a private high school or elementary school could be a great choice for your child’s future, but what are the characteristics you should look for in the best day schools?

The Best Day Schools Have a Healthy Mix of Teachers

No school should ever have only veteran or only new teachers. If all the teachers are young and i

09
Jul

Are You Getting Ready to Downsize Your Home?

Written by Family Magazine. Posted in Clothes donations, Donate clothes, Red cross clothing donations

You did not really intend to be downsizing quite this soon, but the day that you saw your neighbor and his adult son measuring part of their acreage for a new home, you decided to have a conversation. They were indeed thinking about building a second home on their property, and when you suggested that the son just buy yours, they were immediately interested. The thought of months of construction and all of the mess that it involves is never a fun idea in a place where there is more cold and wet weather than anything else, so you were not surprised that they agreed to immediately come walk through your space.
Things happened pretty quickly after that initial walk through and now you find yourself spending this summer sorting and making decisions about what you want to keep and what you are going to have to part with. You have the Red Cross pickup schedule memorized and always have a pile of house hold and Continue Reading No Comments

02
Jul

3 Reasons to Build Your Fence out of Vinyl

Written by Family Magazine. Posted in Buy fence online, Buy gate online, Vinyl fence online

Ever since its invention in 1913, vinyl has been used for a variety of products, from home wares to records. Although vinyl has become more popular in fencing and home siding since the 1980′s, many purists insist on using traditional wood for fencing and siding. While wood is still the preferred choice for those who want to have a varied look for their fence, here are a few reasons to consider building a vinyl fence this summer.

Vinyl is low maintenance.

As those who have ever had a traditional wood fence or deck know, wood needs to be sealed and stained regularly. It’s also susceptible to rot and termites. Vinyl, as a synthetic fiber, doesn’t have these problems. It can be hosed off every now and again and then forgotten about. While a surface level search for “fence parts near me” may yield more wood-related pr

02
Jul

Cleaning 4 Problem Areas in Your Home

Written by Family Magazine. Posted in Craft room storage solutions, Home organization furniture, Modular storage units

It’s tough to find a better feeling than having an organized home. Unfortunately, many people feel that they don’t know where to start in regards to organizing their homes. That being said, ordering a few items will make organizing your home incredibly easy. Considering that, here are four great ways for keeping problem areas in your home organized.

  • Cube Organization Furniture for Children’s Rooms

    Research from England found that the average 10 year old owns 238 toys yet only regularly plays with 12 of them. If you have children, you likely notice that they’re favoring certain toys of others. Children with too many toys can often create messes, especially those who are extremely young. With that in mind, you’ll find that cube organizers keep children’s toys stowed away safely. In addition, these cubes make obtaining and storing toys a breeze for both children and parents.
  • Shoe Organizers are Wise Purchases

    Certain i
27
Jun

Choosin and Working With a Home Builder

Written by Family Magazine. Posted in Finding a new home, Home builders, Single family homes

Are you planning on building your own home? Choosing a home builder can be a stressful part of the process, but if you get the right one you’ll take a lot of the burden off yourself. Since two in every five people in the United States strongly prefer having a newly-built home over buying existing houses for sale, you know there are plenty of home builders to choose from. Of course, we’ve all heard horror stories about homes builds. The majority of home builders, however, are very capable and professional: and never get into the news or those urban legend stories! Here are the six best tips for choosing and working with your home builder, so you can be sure you get the home you want.

  1. Know your build. What size of a home do you want, and what do you need specifically? Do you need things to move at the speed of light? Do you need your home to be as eco-friendly as possi
27
Jun

Carbon Fiber Canes and Why You Should Get One

Written by Family Magazine. Posted in Durable canes, Stylish canes, Walking sticks

Every year, one in four older adults will take a fall, and for over 50% of them that fall will happen in their own home where they least expect it. Two million of America’s seniors will have to visit an emergency room to be treated for injuries that took place when they fell. For the elderly, there are two causes of falls that are most common. One is dizziness when standing up or walking, and the other is simply unsteadiness. If you’re feeling increasingly unsteady as you age, or if you love someone who is going through this natural effect of aging, a carbon fiber cane can make all the difference.

  • Using canes is a normal part of aging for many people. Nearly 6.8 million people in the United States are using some kind of assistance device, like a cane, in order to improve mobility. In fact, almost 40% of people over 85 have to use a mobility device, wheth
24
Jun

Tips for Getting a Mortgage That Suits Your Needs

Written by Family Magazine. Posted in Greenville texas mortgage, Home loans for vets with bad credit, Mortgage sherman tx

If you’re in the market for a new house, you’re probably also looking at homeowner loans and trying to work through a mortgage calculator. Which mortgage company should you go go with, and how do you choose a competitive mortgage loan offer? Keep reading for some important tips on choosing the mortgage that’s right for you.

  • Look carefully for the right lender. You need more than just a good rate out of your mortgage company, so to improve your chances you want to first make sure your own credit score is in good shape. Any score under 580 is unlikely to allow you to qualify for a mortgage. It’s also important to make sure your credit report is accurate. You’ll also want to pay off any high-interest debts you have and lower your overall debt as much as possible. The less debt you’re carrying, the more a mortgage company will be willing to let you carry in home loan.

24
Jun

Seeking Treatment for 4 Causes of Stomach Pain

Written by Family Magazine. Posted in 24 hour urgent care locations, Emergency room visits, Frisco urgent care clinic

There are many types of situations that can cause pain in the abdominal or stomach area. Considering that, it’s understandable to wonder what to do about pain in the abdominal area. In most cases, you’ll either want to visit an emergency or urgent care facility to have these conditions treated. In fact, statistics gathered from the Urgent Care Association of America’s 2016 Benchmarking Report found that there were 7,357 urgent care facilities throughout the United States. In addition, 92% of these facilities are able to keep wait times down to under 30 minutes. However, certain situations might be better suited for emergency room treatment. In this post, you’ll learn about what causes abdominal pain and how to seek treatment for these issues.

Common Causes of Abdominal Pain

If you’re dealing with abdominal pain, there could be many possible causes. While certain situations

24
Jun

The Benefits of Urgent Care

Written by Family Magazine. Posted in Emergency room, Emergency-trained doctors, Medical center

What are the benefits of urgent care? Urgent care facilities are popping up all over the United States and an estimated 160 million urgent care visits take place every year. Despite this, some experts estimate that as many as 44% to 65% of all visits to the emergency room could actually have been better treated at the closest urgent care location. Meanwhile, only 3% of the people who come to a walk in clinic end up having to be referred on to an emergency room. There are many benefits of urgent care, and here are just a few.

  1. They free up hospital emergency rooms. American hospital emergency rooms are sometimes overrun with patients who don’t need the specialized services that a hospital can provide. Some end up there because they can’t get to a doctor’s office during business hours, or because they need immediate medical attention for something that is not life-threatening. Choosing the treatments and services available at an Continue Reading No Comments

20
Jun

A Guide to New Homes for Sale

Written by Family Magazine. Posted in New construction, New homes, New houses for sale

Are you currently trying to find new homes for sale? If so, then the first thing you need to know is that you do not need to stress out about the process of buying a home. Yes, it is difficult to know what to look for in a new house if you are a rookie home buyer. However, there is plenty of information available that can help point you in the right direction. Here are all of the facts on finding new homes for sale!

One of the first things you should determine before you begin looking for new homes for sale is where do you want to live? Do you want to live in an area that is more based in an urban, downtown-like area? Or do you want an area that is close to the beach and the ocean? This will help you take a strong first step towards understanding what to look for in a new home!

There are 1,200 miles of sandy beaches and 1,800 miles of coastline in Flo