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Rental Agreements Beginning In Summer Months Generally Cost More

Think the rent is too high? Then you’ll want to avoid signing a new lease during the summer. A new report from Zillow Group finds that renting at the peak can cost consumers more than $100 a month! Job growth, school schedules and even the weather can influence the amount of demand in the rental...
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Keep Your Kids Reading For Pleasure With These Tips

A new report confirms what many parents already know. The percentage of kids defined as frequent readers, considered those who read books for fun five to seven days a week, drops from 57% among 8-year-olds to 35% among 9-year-olds. It's called the “decline by nine” phenomenon. While 9-year olds...
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Parents Lose Sleep Up To Six Years After Bringing Home A Newborn

It's no secret that new parents get little sleep during the first few months after welcoming home their family's latest addition. However it may take up to six years for parents to get back into their regular sleeping habits! The report look at over 4,000 new mothers and fathers of their first,...
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Nearly 90% Of Parents Say They're Shameless In Stealing Their Kid's Halloween Candy

Tonight parent's remorse takes a back seat as a recent poll found that 86% of parents shamelessly steal candy from their children's Halloween haul! A poll of two thousand people found out that although we limit how many pieces our kids can have, we go full force candy-binge, especially when they go...
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Parents Have 32 Minutes To Themselves Daily

Hey Mom and Dad, you have a whopping 32 minutes a day to yourselves! A study of 2,000 moms and dads found that the typical parent has just over 30 minutes to themselves every day once work and parenting duties are completed for the day. And, with free time hard to come by, parents said they take to...
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Most Disagreements Between Kids and Parents End In A Draw

Raising kids is no simple task-- it's a constant battle to raise them into good people. Recently a poll of parents of kids ages two to 12 reveals they have 2,184 arguments with their children each year. That's an average of six per day, with more than half are about food and drink. Kids not eating...
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Splitting Up Your Family When Flying Might Be Genius

Traveling with younger kids can be a challenge to say the least. Parents have devised strategies to keep their kids entertained, safe and themselves sane. But with modern air travel of TSA lines, flight delays and crowded airplanes, one set of parents suggest you fly separately for your sanity! So...
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Riskiest Age For A Teenager Is 14

When it comes to our children, many think the most dangerous age is 2, or at the very least it's terrible! But experts put the most risky age our kids reach is 14. A neuroscientist says that adolescence is a time of big change, from the beginning of puberty around 11 or 12 to the late teens/early...
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Grandparents Aren't Too Wild Over The Names Of Their Grandchildren

Choosing the name of your child is no easy feat. While some names have been kept tucked away inside your brain for years, you still have to navigate through family traditions, current trends, and of course their own wishes. And through all this vetting you are still not making your parents happy...
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The Key To Getting Kids To Eat Vegetables Is To Keep Trying

Healthy eating habits are developed in our early years and for many kids vegetables are a hard sell. Tight-lipped when a green bean approaches their mouth? Keep trying is the advice from a new study that say the most effective way of getting greens into their diet is to keep offering vegetables,...
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