Hiring a Maid Service Steps to Consider

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A clean home is for many a reflection on their personal state. As some would say, and especially women (87% to be exact), a clean home is a reflection on the self.

There is little wonder then that maids and cleaning services continue to be in popularity even into the 21st century. As life continues to speed up and demands grow, the time needed to clean often becomes expendable–which is hazardous in the long run.

For instance, a dirty office place or home can lead to:

  • Common cold and influenza. One study showed that a clean office can reduce the chance of catching a cold or influenza by up to 80%.
  • Regular cleaning can actually reduce absenteeism by 46%.
  • Dust exposure affects workers’ cognitive skills by 2% to 6%.

But with time constraints, many offic 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!

3 Common Holiday Season Medical Emergencies and How to Handle Them

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We are approaching the holiday season. Soon, there will be an increase in holiday event invites and school activities. It is also likely that you will be hosting more during the holiday season. A large number of people will find themselves in a medical emergency during the upcoming holiday season. In addition to developing an emergency care plan, it is also important to be aware of the most common emergency situations.

Cuts, burns, and other cooking injuries
With many upcoming holidays, people are in the kitchen more than ever. They are cooking large meals for large groups of people. They are using the oven more frequently. They are using large knifes to cut the served dishes. The increased number of people in the kitchen results in an increase in cooking injuries. M 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!

How to Create a To Do List for Planning Your Next Party

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Are you planning an upcoming party, celebration or event? If you haven?t planned a large event before, you may not be prepared for all the preparations it takes to successfully put together a party. You need to give yourself plenty of time before the event to guarantee that everything is completed by the deadline. If you don?t, you may run into some issues closer to the event which can lead to a stressful few days. One way to prevent last-minute problems before a fun party is creating a to do list to follow leading up to the event.

Interested in learning more about the different things to put on your to do list if you?re throwing a party? Keep reading for more information about what to include on your list from renting a party tent to sending out invitations.

To Do List Items for Planning a Party< 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 A Veteran Interested In Owning A Home? Apply For A VA Loan

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Owning a home can seem like an impossibility at times. Not only do you need to find an ideal location, you also have to consider applying for a loan and figuring out your mortgage. If you’re a veteran thinking of buying a house in the near future, a VA loan may be exactly what you’re looking for. These are designed to help veterans get back on their feet after falling off the proverbial homeownership ball, with the state of Texas leading the charge in the most amount of veterans loans provided.

Explore your options below and see whether or not a VA loan can help turn your dreams into reality.

There are over one million veterans residing in the state of Texas. This has caused multiple initiatives to spring forth in order to better accommodate a growing population in need of options. 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!

3 Reasons to Consider Upgrading or Renovating Your Yard

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Have you considered making a garden in your yard as a new hobby? Maybe you just want to start taking care of your lawn in general. There are plenty of reasons why getting outdoors, improving your lawn by landscaping, and making a hobby out of spending time in the yard can be beneficial. Not only will you enjoy your time spent outside but also you can improve your home if you?re selling and save money by making your units more efficient.

Interested in learning more about how a new landscape design< 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!

Interior Decorating, Your House, and All That Matters

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The industry of interior decorating is one of great value in not just the United States but also across the globe. Many people wonder, where to buy contemporary furniture? Or where to buy modern lighting? Interior decorating is not something everyone is well versed in and for some, it can be very difficult to even know what they want out of their house.

Understand that only 20% of all Americans consider themselves to be happy with the interior decorating within their house. So this is just an indication of how some people never fully make themselves happy with their interior decorating. This industry is so popular that items like couches and other furnishing items boosted furniture store sales to $106.78 billion in the year 2015 in just the United States alone.

People spend their entire colleg 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!

Recognizing The 7 Stages Of Dementia And How To Help Your Loved One

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Caring for a loved one can be a challenge under even the most ideal circumstances. But if you suspect that your loved one is experiencing memory issues, it can be difficult to manage your own emotions in addition to what their condition requires. That’s why so many caregivers will seek out help with Alzheimers care from at-home nurses or Alzheimers care facilities. But before you get to that point, it may be helpful to know the signs that can help you with early detection of dementia, as well as the different dementia stages that exist. If any of the more advanced stages of dementia sound familiar, contact your loved one’s doctor right away.

The Seven Stages of Dementia

Althoug 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!

Important Rooms to Focus on When Choosing a Home

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Many home owners are choosing plan specific homes. One fun aspect of choosing a new home is customizing the rooms you will be living in. Working with a plan specific homebuilder allows you to work with a wide range of design options. It never hurts to be prepared for a meeting with a home builder by knowing what you’re looking for. Choosing your customization options early can help ensure your home is ready to move in sooner. In this post, you?ll learn about popular design ideas when working with a plan specific homebuilder.

Creating the Perfect Kitchen

One of the most important rooms for entertaining is the kitchen. Many new homeowners feel customizing a new kitchen is important. One study found that nearly 69 of homeowners were willing to pay a higher cost for new kitchen appliances. Another po 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!

Three Simple Ways to Keep Your Home Looking New

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It’s a great feeling to be able to own a home. Over time, almost anyone can start to feel a little too at home in their residence. In 2015, statistics reported that 30% of people wanted to purchase a home to have something of their own. It makes sense to do all you can to ensure your new home continues to look that way. In this post, you will learn three ways to keep your new home looking brand new.

  • Sort Mail the Moment it Arrives

    Homes across the nation are flooded with endless amounts of mail. Buying a new home will keep you safe from mailing up for the near future. Eventually, you are likely to find that you’ve got mail in 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!

What Do A Safe Walking Experience And An Energy-Efficient HVAC System Have In Common?

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Let’s be real here. Searching for homes can be a daunting process. There seem to be a million homes for sale at any given point in time, which should make things easier…but that’s before you factor in location, costs, moving expenditures, job transitions and even where your kids are going to play during the weekend. How can you make the housing experience less stressful while still putting in the required work to make it work? Whether you’re a new home buyer or an experienced veteran, there’s a community just waiting for you somewhere out there.

All you have to do is get yourself back to the basics to steer you in the right path.

We can start off this simple list with the state of the industr 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!