4 Tips for Choosing a Great Gaming Bean Bag Chair

In the United States, 155 million people are regularly playing video games. Nearly all households, four out of five, have a console for gaming, and even 10% of all adults will happily describe themselves as a gamer. If you’re one of Americas serious gamers, having the right gaming bean bag chairs to support your setup is important, especially given that the average gamer today is now 35 years old. Here’s how to get the best bean chairs for your needs:

What are Gaming Bean Bag Chairs?

First of all, what are we talking about? A bean bag chair is basically a fabric-covered seat filled with small beads that help it keep its shape. The type of beads matters, as some are more durable and environmentally friendly than others. The fabric comes in many designs, from corduroy bean bag to fuzzy bean bag chairs. They come in a range of sizes, too, from small child-sized to extra large bean 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!

National Health Care Trends Continue to Include a Number of Walk In Clinic Options

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All minor illnesses seem important when they involve your children. In fact, when it is the middle of a week night or early on a Sunday morning, it is important to make sure that you get the answers that you need. Whether you are dealing with a sore throat that looks like it could be strep or you are in need of pediatric care after a rough afternoon on the soccer field, getting the care that you need for minor illnesses and injuries is often best handled at a local pediatric care walk in clinic.
Emergency healthcare services are great when they are needed, but going to the emergency room when it is unnecessary is expensive and time consuming. The fact that hospital emergency rooms are where the most serious cases are taken means that if you go in for 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 Sending Your Child To Private School

When you have a child, looking into the best day schools is an inevitable part of parenthood. But finding the best day schools for your child can be a difficult process, and many of the best day schools have high standards for enrollment as well as high costs.

But the best day schools have a number of benefits and many families choose to enroll their child in the best day schools or private schools in order to give them the best opportunities possible from the very beginning. In fact, private schools are become more and more popular across the United States with around one quarter of all registered schools a private school. Preprimary programs, often included in the best day schoolsContinue 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!

Top 3 Reasons to Send Your Kid to Summer Day Camp

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Studies have shown that enrolling children in preprimary programs is beneficial. In 2015, almost 90% of five-year-olds in the United States were in some kind of preprimary program and half of three-to-five-year-olds in preschool programs in 2015 were in full-day programs. However, many parents start wondering what to do with their children during the summer. Unless you’re a teacher, you don’t generally get the luxury of having a summer off, but your children still need supervision. What’s a working parent to do? Day camp could be the answer you’re looking for! There are all types of day camps — from arts camp to sports camp to tech camp! For older kids, some day camps ma 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!

Why People Value the Top Private Schools

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Across the United States, the popularity of private schools is rising. There are more and more parents that believe that sending their child to the right school is fundamental to their growth. As a result, there are more and more parents tiring to find the top private schools available for their children.

Right now, just about 25% of all schools in the United States are private schools. This stat points directly to the idea that the top private schools are becoming more and more prominent. As private schools expand there will be more parents looking to get their children enrolled in the best prep schools.

There are some advantages of private schools that are unique to the top private schools. For instance, 1235 is the national average private school SAT score. The public school average for SAT 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 Commercial Playground Time for Kids

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The Benefits of Commerical Playground TIme for Kids

    When it comes to children and their activity, it is important that parents do what they can to get children outside. Consider, the benefits of children playing in a commercial playground, as opposed to spending additional time sitting inside or using electronics. When it comes to outdoor time on a playground, children have a greater chance to be imaginative and explore (as compared to spending pointless time using electronic devices). Keep reading below for additional tips and tricks regarding the benefits of commercial playground time and how playing outdoors can be beneficial 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!

3 Things to Think About Before Owning a Cane

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As you get older, it’s important to do everything possible to improve mobility. One popular device that enables many seniors to remain mobile is the walking cane. Statistics show that 4.8 million individuals throughout the United States walk with some type of cane. This means that canes are statistically the most popular mobility device throughout the United States. In addition, 10.2% of those aged 65 and older currently use a cane when walking. Considering these statistics, you should know that needing a cane as you get older is nothing to fear. It’s understandable to feel slightly overwhelmed while looking at endless cane options that are available. With that in mind, here are three things to consider before you purchase a cane.

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!

4 Things to Know So You Can Make Medical Decisions For Your Family

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When you have a medical need it’s important that you know where to go and what to do to get help. This is especially true when your children are involved. Should you take them to family urgent care or to the emergency room? Read on to familiarize yourself with the differences and which you should choose.

Know What Your Family Urgent Care Can Do

A 24 hour walk in clinic is perfectly set up to treat colds and flu, minor scrapes, cuts, and burns, sprains, and fractures, or to provide immunizations. If someone has an ear infection or you suspect a UTI, or if one of your kids has had a run-in with poison ivy or an insect bite, family urgent care is a great place to take them. The clinic can provide care after hours w 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 Case For Urgent Care

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Seeking medical treatment or knowing when to seek emergency care can be difficult for those in the United States without health insurance, as well as for those who are not able to schedule a doctor’s appointment during regular office hours, often due to work. In fact, many of these people are forced to rely on the emergency room for any sort of medical care or treatment, and, as most of us know, the emergency room is often prohibitively expensive, particularly for the uninsured. If you are wondering when to seek emergency care, your treatment can most likely be completed at an urgent care center for a fraction of the time as well as the cost.

For those wondering when 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!

Assisted Living Vs Nursing Home Which One Is Right For My Family?

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Assisted living vs nursing home…which one’s better for your loved one?

This question can cause a lot of stress for many, as admitting your family member needs more help than you can give often feels like a personal failing. The United States is seeing a rapid portion of the population aging, which is nothing to say of the widespread misconceptions brought on by mainstream media when it comes to the function of a nursing home. Should you look into activities for Alzheimer residents? What about the difference between assisted living vs nursing home? Answering these questions with some simple facts and useful statistics will go a long way in alleviating the fear that comes 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!