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Laminate Wood Flooring Cleaning

Laminate flooring offers an affordable alternative to real wood floors and comes in a variety of finishes. Whether you just installed new wood laminate flooring or have had it for years, cleaning the floor covering is a concern. Laminate is generally durable and easier to care for than real wood, but it does need proper care and cleaning.

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Child Bed Safety

When a child makes the move from a crib to a bed, there are a number of safety issues to consider. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends moving your child to a toddler bed once he has grown to be 35 inches tall. Your child should be sleeping well in a toddler bed before making the next move to a twin, bunk or full-size bed.

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A Floor That Makes “Cents”?

About a dozen years ago, my siblings talked me into buying a cottage with them. It has worked out great – we share the cost and the work among the four of us, and the property gets a lot of use! On the rare occasion we’re all there at the same time, it makes for…

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We’ll Always Have Dork Fest

Moms need chill time, time alone with other moms to recap, reflect and rejuvenate.  Whenever I hear the old adage “Happy wife, happy life”, I envision Ren & Stimpy dancing around singing “happy happy joy joy”.  In my version, however, Ren is a 42 year old mother of two and Stimpy,, her bestie, a mom of three.  Together, they dance around, pinot grigio flying out of their glasses as they plan their weekend getaway from their …