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America’s Least Family-Friendly Cities

10. Jacksonville, Florida The unemployment rate in Jacksonville is 5.9 percent and at the time schools were rated, there was only 11 schools out of the 69 schools in Jacksonville that rated higher than 8 out of 10. ...

The Best U.S Cities To Raise A Family

If you’ve been pondering on where you will be raising your family, you may want to rethink after you see this. SmartAsset.com rated top U.S cities from all around the United States for raising children, and Sioux Falls, South Dakota and Cedar Rapids, Iowa were rated at the top. The web-based company r ...
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The Never Ending Fight Against Clutter

The Never Ending Fight Against Clutter As the parent of small children, one of the ongoing battles I know I can never win is the fight against clutter of all types. Whether it is the little toys they get in their fast food meals or toys their grandparents always spring on us with each visit, the fight ...

The Great Toy Box Clean Out

One of the things that I dread the most as a mom is cleaning out the toy boxes.  I just know that it is going to be overwhelming, a ton of work, and that I am not going to be able to choose what should go and what should stay.  Recently I was able to overcome this dread of cleaning out our toy boxes.  ...

How To Deal With An Unfriendly Pet Around The Family

A pet in your home can be an exciting thing for your kids and yourself.  They can be lovable and best friends in time of need.  However, what if you have an unfriendly pet in your home?  You will need to decide if it’s best to try to train the pet or to get rid of it. First off, introducing your ...

Five of the Worst Cities to Raise a Family

As parents, it is our job to raise our children in an environment that is stable, safe, and healthy. None of us want to move to an area only to find out the job opportunities are minimal, and our kids can’t play in the streets. That is why we are sharing five of the worst cities to raise a family. ...

Top 5 Up-And-Coming Places to Raise a Family

As parents, we want to make sure we are raising a family in an area that is safe and healthy for our growing children. We look for things like good schools, a stable economy, and safe neighborhoods. Here are five places that rank high in all of these areas, and would be great places to raise a family! ...