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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Snow Day Survival Guide

How to Rock Snow Day: 10 Activities the Kids Will Love

Snow Day Survival GuideWe’ve all gone to bed with the roads clear and dry, only to wake up to find that Mother Nature had a busy night. The driveway, which you shoveled last night, is now hard to distinguish from your lawn. It’s no surprise to learn that your area has a list of school closures for the day, including the one your children attend. Before the kids awake to celebrate the most jubilant of discoveries, a snow day, you can be armed with a few activities to keep the “I’m bored.” and “I told you not to touch that!” at bay.

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4 Steps to the Perfect Fall Family Photo Session

Fall Photo Session
Fall is the perfect time of year to take family photos—the climate is cooling, the leaves are changing and the time to get holiday cards printed is shrinking! Pinterest and Instagram are full of unbelievable family photos that seem too good to be true—newborns sleeping so soundly on a picnic basket you wonder what mom is ever lucky enough to get that baby, and toddlers carving intricate designs into pumpkins without a hint of orange goo anywhere on their crisp white dress shirts. How could your crazy messy family photos stand up to those perfect families you see on social media? Here are 4 tips to help you pull it together and give those families a run for their money.


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Are You Losing Touch With Your Teenagers? Get Them Back With GetAssist!

come together with your teenagers on a GetAssist family community

One family’s story of how a GetAssist Social Membership brought them together.

I am a mom to six kids, 4 of whom are teenagers, teenage girls to be exact. Teenage girls don’t particularly love sharing with their mothers every detail of their lives, let alone their plans. At the beginning of this summer, life had become busy, as in crazy busy. My twins both started their first job, but never worked the same hours. My oldest had driver’s training and is a social butterfly. New regular doctor’s appointments became necessary for one. And another had rec softball. Never mind the fact that I run a business full-time out of my home! I needed to do something to stay in touch with my crew and keep all the balls of our crazy existence in the air.

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plant-based green smoothie

The Best Way to Get Kids Eating Plant-based Foods – Even Leafy Greens!

plant-based green smoothie

By: GetAssist Business Network Member

Amanda Lily, Plant-based Health Coach

With the weather getting warmer, and gardens being planted, we tend to think more about eating fresh fruits and vegetables. And with the recent classification by the WHO of many animal products as being carcinogenic, many people are looking for ways to reduce their impact on the planet while improving their health through eating more plant-based foods.

Getting little ones on-board with eating more plant-based foods doesn’t have to be complicated or overwhelming. Seriously. There is a way to get kids, of all ages, eating more plant-based foods that involves very little time, money, or culinary skill.

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