Are you moving your mother across the country to a senior community? Or maybe your dad is coming to stay with you. No matter the situation, moving a senior parent from his or her home can be difficult. Here are a few survival tips: Communicate Effectively First, sit down with your parent and discuss the reasons for the move along with the plan of attack for the move...

                    The holiday season is a time for giving. And it’s a time for giving back. Declutter your home for a good cause this year by donating old items to charity. Here are seven things in your closet that you should consider giving away. Winter coats If you have winter coats in your closet that you’ve...

It’s certainly easier to get out of bed on a Monday morning when you’re going to work at a place that you like, a place where you feel valued and respected. And it’s even nicer when your workplace is called out as a top place to work! Extra Space Storage was recently featured in “The Wasatch Front Top Workplaces,” published by The Salt Lake Tribune. This...

                    Thinking about moving to Phoenix, Arizona? Before packing your bags, get to know the city better with our guide below. Here are some tips to prepare you for the move to Phoenix. Prepare for hot weather. Phoenix is known for its hot temperatures, so as you may expect, temperatures can reach three...

                    “Never say goodbye because goodbye means going away and going away means forgetting.” While Peter Pan’s J.M. Barrie probably wasn’t referring to things around the house, we think it still applies. Here are five things from your childhood you should never throw away because “going away...

                    You love your child. Even the silliest of their hand-drawn pictures is beautiful. But there’s just so much of it – and your kid brings home new pieces each day! No parent can keep it all. Here are some tips for decluttering your home without getting rid of all of your children’s artwork: Hang...

                  It’s that time of year; we’re digging out our Christmas lights and getting ready to do some decorating for the holidays. I can’t believe it; I just heard Christmas music on the radio today. That’s always a sign. If you’re like most people, when you go digging for your holiday...

                    Whether you’re catching a flight home — packing (and repacking) your over-stuffed suitcase — or putting last season’s wardrobe into storage, you’re likely in need of some extra space. Don’t worry; your frustrations are over. Here are five ways to pack your clothes better. ...

                    The in-laws are coming! Depending on your relationship with them, this may or may not be a good thing. Make it through the transition in one piece with these tips. Take a deep breath and relax. A study done by psychologist Terri Apter showed that more than 60% of married women said they experienced...

Planning to make the big move to Seattle? Get to know the city before heading out to the Pacific Northwest with our guide below. Here are some tips for moving to Seattle. Prepare for rainy weather. Seattle is known for its rainy weather, but not in the way you might think. Even though rain is frequent in the city (it rains at least 50% of the time), drizzle is more...