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Teens and Smartphones: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

June 5, 2021 Teenagers and smartphones are unstoppable. You would find it difficult to find a single middle school where the hallways aren’t crowded with teenagers texting and chatting away. Maybe even elementary school! Is all that time spent texting, listening to music, playing games, and fiddling with apps really good for kids? Some of…

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Give Your Relationship the Spring Fling Treatment

April 18, 2018 If you’ve been in a relationship for a while, you can probably look back on the early days when your romance felt new and exciting. When we’re falling in love, we tend to be more adventurous and willing to overlook imperfections because having fun is more important than nitpicking. After a while,…

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Holiday Gift and Stocking Stuffer Ideas for Teens

November 29, 2017 Looking for the perfect holiday gift for your favorite teen? From trendy tech gadgets to gifts that will make high school life a little easier, we picked out fifteen amazing gifts and stocking stuffers that are bound to please even the pickiest teen. key2Bme makes for the perfect teen stocking stuffer. These…

Is Technology Bad for Very Young Children? 5 Ways to Make Sure They Don’t Overdo It
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Is Technology Bad for Very Young Children? 5 Ways to Make Sure They Don’t Overdo It

November 22, 2016 If you are a parent today, chances are you can remember a time when we didn’t have cell phones, handheld computers, devices, gaming consoles, and everything else in between. Nowadays, these items are everywhere and, while technology has done many, many good things, it’s important that we remember to unplug once in…

Saddle Up! 7 Reasons to Consider a Dude Ranch for Your Next Family Vacation
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Saddle Up! 7 Reasons to Consider a Dude Ranch for Your Next Family Vacation

March 13, 2014 Looking for the family vacation adventure of a lifetime? This past summer, our family traded in our city life to become a family of cowboys and cowgirls, living the good life on an idyllic Montana dude ranch. We spent a week at Nine Quarter Circle Ranch, a family guest ranch overlooking the northwest corner…

5 Mindless Money Savin’ Tips For Life on Hysteria Lane
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5 Mindless Money Savin’ Tips For Life on Hysteria Lane

March 22, 2012 I often say that we live on “Hysteria Lane” vs “Wisteria Lane” of TV’s Desperate Housewives fame because we’re tasked with having to balance so many things as moms and housewives.  And, tops amongst them is doing our best to keep our home, family, and self taken care of – without breaking…

Balancing Act: Caring For Your Children and Your Parents
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Balancing Act: Caring For Your Children and Your Parents

March 5, 2012 Life can present some interesting challenges. One of these is taking care of your parents as they get older – while taking care of your own children at the same time. This combination, and feeling pulled in two different directions at once, can quickly leave you feeling overwhelmed and stressed out. Finding…

Modern With Manners
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Modern With Manners

February 17, 2012 A Modern Woman is one who advocates or practices a departure from traditional styles or values.  You can count me among those women, with one caveat.  However much I want to keep up with the times, I still don’t want to sacrifice the traditional values and good manners I hold dear.  I…

Vacations And Weather Emergencies: Planning, Actions, Do’s And Dont’s
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Vacations And Weather Emergencies: Planning, Actions, Do’s And Dont’s

August 30, 2011 Family vacations are planned with all good intentions of enjoying pristine weather while taking a break from the demands and drama of everyday life. Therefore, vacations and weather emergencies just don’t mix. Earthquakes, hurricanes, snow storms, tornadoes and other natural disasters can happen at any given time, wherever you travel. And since…

1943 Nickel Value: How Much Is A 1943 Nickel Worth?

1943 Nickel Value: How Much Is A 1943 Nickel Worth?

All collectibles draw their value from our innate inclination to associate certain items with related important events, thus transferring our sentimental connection with the event to the object. The 1943 nickel is no different in this regard. While all Jefferson nickels (produced from 1938 till 2004) are nostalgic for their commemoration of founding father and…

1943 Copper Penny Value: Is the 1943 Copper Penny Worth $1.7m?

1943 Copper Penny Value: Is the 1943 Copper Penny Worth $1.7m?

The biggest dream of any collector is to happen upon that prized crown jewel, the Monalisa, the Holy Grail of their field—especially doing so for only a fraction of its actual market value. In the world of coin collecting, the 1943 copper penny is one out of the small handful of coins that can lay…

A Study of the 10 Most Valuable Postcards (With a Comprehensive Guide for Collectors and Sellers)

A Study of the 10 Most Valuable Postcards (With a Comprehensive Guide for Collectors and Sellers)

Postcards currently enjoy considerable attention in the collectibles community. An individual that doesn’t realize the significance of postcards in communication before the digital age may not appreciate their value as collectibles. Still, postcard collectors acquire postcards for various reasons. Postcards serve as memorabilia to some people, while others collect them for aesthetic purposes. Regardless of…

Everything Your Freshman Needs for Life in the Dorm
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Everything Your Freshman Needs for Life in the Dorm

August 8, 2016 These days, it’s infinitely easier to outfit your kids for dorm life than it was when you and I went to college. Before the dawn of online shopping, I remember how my parents searched for extra-large boxes and an old-fashioned steamer trunk large enough to hold bedding, lamps, wall decorations, posters, and…