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5 Things to do Before Fall Begins

Let me start by saying, I’m not going to tell you now is the time to prune back the bushes or plant bulbs in the flower beds. One, I’m really not sure when exactly those two things are supposed to be done, and two, and most importantly, this time of year marks the end of that free-feeling summer lifestyle. Even though most of us still have to work all summer,

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Family Road Trips: Tips for Traveling With Kids

  With the weather finally getting nicer for most of the country, I think it would be safe to say, many of us are sick of being inside. We want to get out and explore. Many kids will be going on summer break soon and it may be that perfect time to plan that road trip. While the destination may be fun and interesting and you may be looking forward

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Glamping is The New ‘Roughing It’

When I was young, my parents would take me camping every summer. I loved everything about it; the tents, my sleeping bag, and s’mores. Especially the s’mores. When I got older, camping was still fun, but now more work. Setting up the tents, making the food, paying the fees; it was almost a bummer. Now, as much as I still enjoy the s’mores, I don’t really look forward to the

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What’s Wrong With Nick? The Lifestyles of Living With Somebody With Autism

Life isn’t easy and life isn’t fair, it’s what you do with it that makes it worth living.   When I was younger, my brother was just my brother. I didn’t see him as disabled, on the spectrum nor autistic. He was just my older brother, who loved having sword fights with spoons, re-watching and replaying every scene of Jumanji imaginable until he grew tired of it, and wore his

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