Four Common Mistakes People Make While Buying Furniture

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Is it time to go furniture shopping? Furniture shopping can be a fun experience, or furniture shopping can be a giant pain in the you-know-what, depending on what you make of it. More importantly, your furniture shopping experience can leave you with furniture you spent too much money on, that doesn’t stand up to the test of time, and that you don’t even like. You’re probably purchasing furniture that you want to use and love for years and years, so it’s important that you don’t have this experience.

To help make sure you don’t end up with furniture that leaves you feeling disappointment every time you see them, we’ve put together a list of common mistakes people make while furnishing a home, to make sure you avoid:

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I'm Allison Plank, and this is my blog, Family Issues Online. As a recent divorcee and single mom to my 3-year-old, my life revolves around my daughter. I started this website to help families through their issues. I hope you enjoy the site, learn a few things or maybe teach a few :) Feel free to comment on topics that interest you, and ask some questions of your own!

5 Reasons Why You Should Consider Assisted Living

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As we age, we start to become a little less capable of caring for ourselves. If you have a family member or loved one that is getting to that point, you might want to start looking into senior care. There are some great senior living communities that your loved ones would really enjoy. If caring for your loved one is becoming a burden or they are starting to need around the clock attention, then a senior care assisted living community might be just what they need. Here are a few things that most senior living facilities have to offer.

Eating Schedule
One of the main problems that our seniors encounter when they live alone is forgetting to eat. Either that or they are not cognitive enough to be able to use the stove by themselves. This can result in dangerous weight loss or eating foods Continue reading

About Allison Plank

I'm Allison Plank, and this is my blog, Family Issues Online. As a recent divorcee and single mom to my 3-year-old, my life revolves around my daughter. I started this website to help families through their issues. I hope you enjoy the site, learn a few things or maybe teach a few :) Feel free to comment on topics that interest you, and ask some questions of your own!

6 Tips for Getting Through the Terrible Twos

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Most people dread certain parts of their child’s development. Dealing with toddler tantrums is something that all parents have to learn to do. Many parents worry about the period of time that is referred to as the “terrible twos.” It is important to note that this period of your child’s development can start well before they reach their second birthday and continue after they reach the age of three. There are things you can do to get through this rough period of time.

  1. Impose consequences. No one really likes the thought of imposing consequences on a child. This is just as true when a toddler is going through Continue reading

About Allison Plank

I'm Allison Plank, and this is my blog, Family Issues Online. As a recent divorcee and single mom to my 3-year-old, my life revolves around my daughter. I started this website to help families through their issues. I hope you enjoy the site, learn a few things or maybe teach a few :) Feel free to comment on topics that interest you, and ask some questions of your own!

Coordinate a Clothing Donation Drive in 4 Easy Steps

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Are you interested in coordinating a donation drive in your workplace or organization? If this is your first time planning a drive, you may not know where to begin. To get you started, here is a basic step-by-step guide to preparing and promoting your charity or clothing drive.

  1. Contact the organization. Want to donate clothes to the Red Cross? Visit the website or reach out to a Red Cross donation center by phone or email. The organization will be able to give you guidelines detailing what items they have a need for and what they don?t.
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About Allison Plank

I'm Allison Plank, and this is my blog, Family Issues Online. As a recent divorcee and single mom to my 3-year-old, my life revolves around my daughter. I started this website to help families through their issues. I hope you enjoy the site, learn a few things or maybe teach a few :) Feel free to comment on topics that interest you, and ask some questions of your own!

The Top Three Reasons To Donate Your Gently Used Clothes

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A small action can incite a massive change. A recycled newspaper here or a donated chair there can mean a lot for a full-time city worker or your next door neighbor. If you’ve been wondering how you can positively impact your neighborhood, you may want to check out used clothing donations. This has been found to be one of the most efficient and influential ways of benefiting the country from the ground up, with environmental assistance and community support just a few of the benefits that come with donating.

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About Allison Plank

I'm Allison Plank, and this is my blog, Family Issues Online. As a recent divorcee and single mom to my 3-year-old, my life revolves around my daughter. I started this website to help families through their issues. I hope you enjoy the site, learn a few things or maybe teach a few :) Feel free to comment on topics that interest you, and ask some questions of your own!

What You Should Ask Each Moving Company that You are Considering

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If you are considering hiring a moving and storage service to help you move into your new home then you are on the right track. Moving can be such a pain and having professional residential movers do it for you is such a relief. There are many different moving companies so how do you know what you should be looking for in one? Well, it’s in the answers. You have to know the right questions and know what you are looking for in their answers. Here are a few ideas of some questions you should ask and some answers you should get when looking into a Continue reading

About Allison Plank

I'm Allison Plank, and this is my blog, Family Issues Online. As a recent divorcee and single mom to my 3-year-old, my life revolves around my daughter. I started this website to help families through their issues. I hope you enjoy the site, learn a few things or maybe teach a few :) Feel free to comment on topics that interest you, and ask some questions of your own!

Senior Living Options Offer a Variety of Settings and Plans

Personal care for seniors

You still remember that 2100 mile road trip with your father.
It started as a simple trip to go visit your oldest daughter in Louisiana. She was in her freshman year of college at a very small liberal arts school. She was loving her classes, her campus, and her gymnastics coach. She was anxious, however, to have her grandfather come visit. So you organized and planned a trip south. That simple visit, however, r into a visit to a college campus. It also evolved into an overnight stay with some relatives that your father had not seen in years. It also evolved into one stop after another at flea markets, estate sales, garage sales, pawn shops, and famous places to eat. Those unplanned tops, though, were likely the greatest part of the trip.
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About Allison Plank

I'm Allison Plank, and this is my blog, Family Issues Online. As a recent divorcee and single mom to my 3-year-old, my life revolves around my daughter. I started this website to help families through their issues. I hope you enjoy the site, learn a few things or maybe teach a few :) Feel free to comment on topics that interest you, and ask some questions of your own!

Four Tips for Donating Goods to Charity

Donate clothing

Have you ever made American Red Cross clothing donations? If this is the first time you’re even hearing of American Red Cross clothing donations, you are not alone. Most people association Red Cross donations with blood or money; not many people realize that you can make American Red Cross clothing donations as well. But in fact, you can make American Red Cross clothing donations and they are put to good use, helping people in need.

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About Allison Plank

I'm Allison Plank, and this is my blog, Family Issues Online. As a recent divorcee and single mom to my 3-year-old, my life revolves around my daughter. I started this website to help families through their issues. I hope you enjoy the site, learn a few things or maybe teach a few :) Feel free to comment on topics that interest you, and ask some questions of your own!

Ibogaine Treatment for DepressionA Miracle Treatment?

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Depression is referred to as an illness. It is an illness many people suffer from in silence. Many individuals will not divulge their struggle with depression, largely because of the judgmental predisposition that too many others possess. There are on the market, as well as off the market, an unlimited number of remedies for depression; however, many bring with them possible side affects that are sometimes worse than the illness itself. Often times people just do not know what direction to follow in order to try and alleviate this painful affliction.

In the 1960′s a plant was discovered in West Africa that was found to hold one of the most successful answers to depression, as well as other adversities, that has ever been seen. It is called Ibogaine, and it comes from the Iboga plant found in We Continue reading

About Allison Plank

I'm Allison Plank, and this is my blog, Family Issues Online. As a recent divorcee and single mom to my 3-year-old, my life revolves around my daughter. I started this website to help families through their issues. I hope you enjoy the site, learn a few things or maybe teach a few :) Feel free to comment on topics that interest you, and ask some questions of your own!