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Easy Household Tasks to Do for Daylight Saving

Every year in March (where daylight saving applies), the clock springs forward one hour. And while most clocks change automatically, you’ll need to manually adjust wall clocks, clock radios, microwave and stove clocks, car radio clocks and wristwatches.

Besides signaling us to change our clocks, daylight saving can be a great reminder to take care of important household tasks such as changing smoke detector batteries and replacing air filters. Set a reminder on your ...

Spring Clean-out: Where to Donate Gently Used Items

Spring is around the corner, and you know what that means — spring cleaning can’t be far behind. As you clean out your closets, you’ll probably come across a few things you no longer use or want. If you’re wondering if anyone has a need for your gently used items, the answer is yes!

Clothing that’s clean and in good condition is always in demand, as are snow boots, winter coats, swimsuits ...

Stain Series: How to Get Ink Out of Anything

It’s easy to freak out after getting ink on your favorite shirt (or coat or piece of furniture). But there’s no need to panic; it’s actually pretty easy to get most stains out. Here’s everything you need to know to make ink stains disappear. 

Note: Before applying any of the solutions below, be sure to test an inconspicuous spot on whatever it is you’re treating to be sure there isn ...

How to Keep Your Kids Interested in Healthy Habits

Part of our jobs as parents is teaching our kids healthy habits with lasting benefits. This includes everything from regular exercise to encouraging good food choices. Here are some ways to get — and keep — kids on the right track.

Be a Good Role Model

To really show kids the advantages of a healthy lifestyle you need to demonstrate these behaviors yourself. Setting a positive example doesn’t mean you have to be perfect all the ...

How to Get Kids to do Housework

Getting kids to perform household chores can be like pulling teeth. And there’s good reason: they’re boring. The satisfaction of clean dishes isn’t really an enticement — for kids or adults!

The bad news: Chores have to get done. The good news: We know a few ways to make getting your kids in on the action a little easier.

WHY CHORES ARE IMPORTANT

Chores teach life skills. They help kids develop accountability, responsibility ...