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Is a pet right for your family?

posted by: Joel Kight @ 07/20/14

Pets often make wonderful additions to a household. Parents not only love pets because animals bring smiles to their children's... } more

Manage teams, clubs and leagues in a digital world

posted by: Joel Kight @ 07/18/14

Sports leagues, after-school clubs and other extracurricular activities enjoyed by children and their parents would not be possible... } more

Cooking healthy on a tight budget

posted by: Joel Kight @ 07/17/14

Leanne Brown didn't set out to write a buzz-worthy cookbook for people who want fine-dining taste on a food stamp budget. Because... } more

5 tips for making family trips with teens more fun

posted by: Joel Kight @ 07/15/14

Family travel falls into three distinct phases. First, there's the exhausting period of travel with crying babies who need diapers,... } more

How thermostats save money and energy

posted by: Joel Kight @ 07/14/14

Homeowners who have not yet upgraded to a programmable thermostat could be doing themselves a significant disservice. Not only... } more

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jtsim: I believe that is we people put a little more thought into this there wouldn't be so many dogs and cats in shelters.
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