Posted on Feb 13 2017 - 8:20pm by Extra Space Storage
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If you move into a smaller home by yourself, that alone can be a challenging adjustment. But raising a family in a small home? That requires patience, healthy levels of open communication and ongoing efforts to ensure your home remains a place of peace. Easier said than done. If your family is learning to make it work in a small space, the best advice will come from...

Posted on Feb 13 2017 - 7:07pm by Extra Space Storage
Comments Off on Smart Ways to Keep Up With Grandkids (and all their stuff)

Sure, you’ve raised kids before, but grandchildren are something else entirely! It’s been years since your own kids were living in your home.  And it might not have the infrastructure anymore to keep your grandkids’ belongings organized. But a few easy tips can help minimize clutter all over your home.   With a little effort, you can drive the tikes...

Posted on Feb 13 2017 - 7:02pm by Extra Space Storage
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Posted on Feb 10 2017 - 2:00pm by Extra Space Storage
Comments Off on 11 Things to Know About Living in Toms River, NJ

Right along the Jersey Shore, you’ll find Toms River, NJ, a friendly, small town with a population of 89,459. With tons of parks, fantastic restaurants, beautiful views of the ocean, and plenty of things to do, this New Jersey city just might be the new home you’re searching for! Whether you’re single, a young professional, starting a family, or...

Posted on Feb 7 2017 - 3:36pm by Extra Space Storage
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North Bergen is a diverse, friendly township in Hudson County, New Jersey. Located on The Palisades, this community is just across the Hudson River from Manhattan, so it’s the perfect place to live for people who want close proximity to the hustle and bustle of New York City. If you’re thinking about moving to North Bergen, here are a few things to know! A...

Posted on Feb 3 2017 - 9:11pm by Extra Space Storage
Comments Off on 17 Tips for How to Design & Organize a Small Nursery

Whether you live in a one-bedroom apartment, an older house with small rooms, a shared living space, or a temporary home without a lot of room, all you need is a little creativity to create the perfect small nursery for your baby. Below, we’ve compiled small nursery design ideas, baby room organization tips, and space-saving nursery storage options to help...

Posted on Feb 2 2017 - 3:49pm by Extra Space Storage
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Are you planning to raise a family in Atlanta? As one of the largest cities in the south, Atlanta is a growing metropolitan full of opportunity and southern charm. With a strong economy, warm weather, and plenty of great schools, Atlanta has excellent neighborhoods and suburbs that are perfect for starting a family. But how do you know which area is right for your...

Posted on Jan 30 2017 - 10:53pm by Extra Space Storage
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With a sturdy job market, housing available for rent or purchase, and plenty of restaurants, bars, shops, museums, theaters, and more, Richmond offers the diversity, entertainment, and affordability singles and young professionals want in a home! If you’re planning to move to Richmond and can’t find the right area to settle down among the city’s 144...

Posted on Jan 30 2017 - 11:00am by Extra Space Storage
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Right across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C. is Arlington, VA. With excellent job opportunities, a strong military history, and plenty to see and do, Arlington is a great place to live for practically anyone! If you’re thinking of moving to this Virginia city, here are a few things to know before you get there! A Great Place to Live With a crime...

Posted on Jan 30 2017 - 10:00am by Extra Space Storage
Comments Off on Kids Need More Room? 3 Creative Organizing Tips for a Child’s Bedroom

For such small people, kids require a lot of room. Their clothes stockpile because they grow out of them so quickly, their toys seemingly occupy every room in the house, and their energy can send them hurtling through whatever private or public spaces they happen to be in. So, how do you contain all of that matter and energy when your child’s bedroom is one of...