Christmas during quarantine

Keep Your Holiday Traditions and Stay Connected During Quarantine

Those Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year parties are right around the corner, and it’s time to get festive. Worried the pandemic is putting the season to waste? Nonsense. Here are some virtual ways to collaborate with nonprofits, enjoy those family dinners, as well as, connect with cheer with some easy and fun party ideas!

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communicating with loves ones to ease anxiety

Communicating With Your Kids, Teens, and Aging Parents to Soothe Anxiety During A Pandemic

COVID-19 has made daily life unpredictable and stressful for all ages. Somehow you have to balance your own well-being with taking care of an anxious family. Luckily, psychologists and psychiatrists have your back with advice.

While modeling calmness, compassion, and validation is key to assuring all loved ones, here are specific ways you can help each age group.

*The advice shared in this article is not meant to replace the treatment and direction of your own mental or health care provider.

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2020 Home Trends for These COVID Times

These days we are forced to use our home for more than just living between work and school. Our homes have become an office, school, quarantine headquarters, and more. The longer we shelter in place, the smaller and smaller our living quarters seem to be. But, you don’t have to let the walls close in on you. Take the opportunity to make your home functional for these COVID times that many have prognosticated will be with us for a while.

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Get Back In The Social Game With These Social Distancing Events

Everything closing down, keeping your distance from loved ones, your daily life interrupted; it all happened so suddenly. Feeling forced to stay inside can surely give you cabin fever, but that doesn’t mean you can’t make the best of the situation! 

For a few months now, it’s felt like we’ve been at a dead end. We’ve binged watched all our favorite TV shows, slept in unusually late, got back into old hobbies, or even found new ones. While it’s been nice to sit back and enjoy the time with family, we also start to miss our friends. And now, it’s not the same, you can’t just make a plan and make it happen, there’s a set of guidelines to be followed. Even though it can be tricky planning around it all, we’ve got some tips and ideas to help you get back into the social norm!  We hope you enjoy these social distancing event checklists to get the ball rolling.

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Parent and Teen On Mobile Device

Show Your Teen Love by Communicating Their Way

 

It’s sad but true that most teenagers measure a person’s relevancy by how many followers they have and how entertaining their social media posts are. If you want to give them advice but can’t seem to get through to them, why not try communicating their way? There’s great value in using the media at your fingertips to connect in an environment that is comfortable for your teen. Further, your own online activity is vital when it comes to modeling respectful online exchanges!

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Catch Your Home Up to the 21st Century

 

Although we’re not very far into the 21st century, many changes and trends have arisen since entering the 2000’s. Home trends, especially, have taken a modern turn when it comes to elements of technology and design. Ready to explore some simple ways to catch your home up to the times? As always, just Make A Request on GetAssist for professional help from local experts!

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Garage Organization Ideas

Spiff Up Your Garage with Help From GetAssist

 

Before we head into a new time of year, it’s a great time to spiff up your garage. Below are some ideas to consider that go beyond simple decluttering. As always, no matter the breadth of your projects, just #MakeARequest on GetAssist to connect with local experts for the job!  

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Back to School Giveback Ideas

 

The back-to-school rush is a fun and exciting time for many families. However, it’s important to remember that it’s not necessarily exciting for ALL families. Between buying new clothes and supplies, budgeting for lunches, purchasing sports or music equipment, etc., this time of year can be very financially burdensome. Keep these empathy-driven ideas in mind to help the less fortunate kiddos in your community:  Read more

Make a request for fire pit installation

Make Your Outdoor Space Blaze With A Fire Pit


Make a request for fire pit installation
We all know someone with an amazing outdoor entertainment space. What are some of the factors that make it such a fantastic place to spend time together? A fire pit is likely one of them.

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the many uses of life insurance

Life Insurance – Solutions for Life, Not Just Funeral Costs

the many uses of life insuranceWe all know the drill about death and taxes. For the first, there’s life insurance. But it may surprise some to know that a life policy can also be a solution for the latter. For those who plan ahead, life insurance can not only reduce taxes, but can be used to salve a host of other financial headaches.

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