Donating Your Old Clothes to Red Cross

Today, textiles stands as one of the biggest industries in the entire world, and everyone around the world needs clothes to wear. Every day clothes, work uniforms, formal wear, and more are produced and consumed globally, and the United States is an especially large manufacturer and consumer of clothing. Many billions of dollars are spent every year on consumer textiles, but sometimes, these clothes don’t end up being recycled or donated at the end of their lives. For all the clothe consumed in the United States, a lot of textile waste is also generated. This does nothing but clog up landfills, when instead charities such as Red Cross could accept them as donations. Clothes donations are always welcome, and American Red Cross donations sites can be found across the nation. A person can donate clothes to Red Cross any time of the year, and the choice to donate clothes to Red C Continue reading

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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!

The Benefits of Private School Over Public School

Immediately after the birth of your kid, you start wondering about how their education life will be. Of concern to you should be that your child’s education is not just about imparting knowledge but also about their experiences. You should be in a position to do some research and use the information to compare it with your child’s character. Remember, the school your children attend will need to bring the best of their abilities and tap into their skills. Most importantly, most parents are stuck on what to choose between private and public schools. Each of the two have their merits and demerits and the best way to help you choose is to do a comparison among different factors and try to match these factors against your child. So what are some of the advantages of attending private schools?

Classroom Size
Public schools and mostly day schools sometimes enroll more students than their capacity. This is the reason why the teacher-student ratio is day schools or p 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!

The Case For Urgent Care

Here in the United States, there is no denying that medical care is very much a necessity. From illness to injury to chronic conditions, we need our doctors very much. However, choosing the right place to get your medical care can sometimes prove to be tricky, and many people find themselves struggling to make such a decision. From cost to finding the time to make an appointment, getting to go to the doctor to seek comprehensive and convenient care can be more difficult than many people actually realize.

Fortunately, however, the average medical clinic and urgent care center is on the rise, with more than 7,000 such medical locations located all throughout the country. From cases where someone in having difficulty breathing to a minor injury, the typical medical clinic will be able to handle much of what the local emergency center can, proving such a medical clinic to be a viable alternative for urgent and emergency care.

And much of the cases treated in the average medical c 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!

Are You Getting Ready to Reorganize Your Crafting Space?

These next nine months are going to be a challenge. The day that you left your youngest daughter on her college campus and came home to a home where you were empty nesters was different. The house seemed too quiet. There simply were not enough words for you and your husband to share. not enough jokes to tell that could keep you from focusing on the fact that it would be another nine months before your daughter would be home for an extended period of time. It was a challenge when your oldest daughter left, but it was easy to remain busy in the last four years of your youngest daughter being in school. Now, with both girls our of the house, it is going to take time to get used to this new schedule.
Your husband, for his part, has a list of long weekend trips that he wants to make. These trips will be easier now that you do not have high school cross country meets, college gymnastics meets, and high school show choir performances to attend. He insists that you come up with your own li 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!

When the Time is Right to Hire a Metal Roof Contractor

Every house and public building needs a roof to keep out the elements, and roofs also contribute to a building’s climate control. Without it, warm air escapes the home in winter and cool air will escape in summer, so a roof has many jobs to perform. One popular model of roof today is a metal roof, and a roofing contractor from a metal roof company can install one for any interested homeowners. Metal roof companies can get this job done just right, and commercial roofing contractors may even entirely remove an old roof, such as an asphalt shingle one, and put down aluminum roofing or a steel roof. There are a number of advantages to hiring a roofing contractor to install such a metal roof, and such a roof is tough, attractive to the eye, and can save the homeowner a fair amount of money in the long run. Is it the right time to hire a roofing contractor and get a metal roof put in place?

Metal is Tough Continue reading

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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!

Time to spring clean your families health

Springtime is well on its way and it may be a good idea to do a spring cleaning of your families health and wellness. Here are a few steps you can take to assess your families health and make some improvements.

Get a physical examination done for each member of your family. There are so many undetected health issues a doctor can discover from a physical examination. Your doctor will do a full body visual exam to look for any deformities or problems you may not have noticed. The visual exam will include your eyes, ears, throat, head, abdominal region and nervous system. Your doctor will also check your vital signs like your blood pressure, heart rate, and respiratory functions. Your doctor may also request blood work to ensure everything else is healthy as well. Your convenient care doctor at the local family medicine and occupational health services centre can ensure your exam is done in full and report back to you as needed.

Ensure immunizations are all up to date and check Continue reading

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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!

Organization Is Good For Your Health The Mental And Physical Benefits Of Clearing Out Clutter

The new year’s started and you’re already feeling the stress. You have a thousand things to do and only so much time to do it. How will you get through 2019 in one piece?

Take all those little proverbial pieces…and organize them! The difference between those with high stress and weekly success often comes down to just sorting things out. While a craft organizer cabinet won’t solve all your problems, they’ll certainly help. Crafting and organization has been taking off these past few years, made easy with the Internet, and is showing no signs of slowing down. Curious what tips could help you get through the week a little more smoothly?

Strap in and keep reading. It’s amazing the ripple effect an arts and crafts storage cabinet can do for you.

Clutter Is Bad For Your Health

This seems like a downer no Continue reading

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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!

Arts and Crafts Organized At the Home With Furniture

The average American household today has over 300,000 items in it, ranging from silverware to furniture to kids’ toys to hobby items, and this can be quite a lot. And in many cases, a home actually has more items than the people living there really need. A person doesn’t have to be an actual hoarder for their house to have some excess stuff in there, so today, homeowners are encouraged to re-assess all their possessions and decide what they really need, and what really makes them happy. This can be done for clothing, hobby items, kids’ toys, even whole pieces of furniture. And on the topic of furniture, items such as a storage cube organizer or a 12 cube organizer can help a person keep all their possessions, well, organized. Furniture like a storage cube organizer, or a shelf unit, or drawers can go a long way toward preventing clutter and making sure that nothing is lContinue 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!

Benefits of Hiring a Professional Office Cleaning Service

Having a clean workplace is one of the best ways of promoting a healthy workplace. With workers spending a considerable amount of time at the office, it would be expected that this environment becomes untidy over time. Unfortunately, office dirt is rarely visible. This could be attributed to the busy schedule of the workers-hence why office cleanliness is often overlooked. However, keeping a clean office is a necessity. Some office owners rely on their workforce to tidy up the place. This ends up wasting time that would have been put to better use such as the continuity of business processes. This is why you should consider hiring a custom cleaning service to keep your workplace environment clean. Below are some reasons why you should hire office cleaning services?

Experience and Expertise
A custom cleaning service will always have the experience and expertise to deliver quality cleaning service on the dial. This expertise arises from years of experience that 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!