Posted on Aug 16 2016 - 1:00pm by Extra Space Storage
Comments Off on You’ve Got This: The Parents’ Guide to Freshman Move-In Day

For parents, freshman move-in day evokes a whole range of feelings. Emotionally, it’s one of the proudest days of your life — you’re seeing off a child you’ve raised to adulthood, a child who has succeeded through 12 years of school and earned a place in higher education. At the same time, every parent struggles to let go, no matter how much they’ve...

Posted on Aug 11 2016 - 6:37am by David Decker
Comments Off on Evaluate Your Sports Equipment

Summer is the perfect time for pulling your old sports equipment out of storage for fun-filled days at the park, but it’s also the perfect time to decide whether or not you can still use the equipment you have. If your space has filled up with old sports equipment that no one in your family ever uses, it may be time to trash it. Here are some tips on how to evaluate...

Posted on Jul 21 2016 - 8:00am by Garret Stembridge
Comments Off on 19 Attentive, Empathic and Professional Senior Living Communities in Coastal Virginia

Coastal Virginia — from the Northern Neck down to Hampton Roads — is one of the most unique regions in America. Its shores attract millions of tourists each year, and the concentration of cities and military bases make it an active, busy place. This combination of relaxed oceanfront living and urban conveniences makes coastal Virginia an ideal place to retire....

Posted on Jul 20 2016 - 8:00am by Garret Stembridge
Comments Off on Overseas PCS: How Military Families Can Prepare for the Move

Receiving orders for an overseas PCS is both exciting and stressful for soldiers and their families. On one hand, what better opportunity to explore Korean culture, German food, or the splendor of the Gulf Countries? On the other hand, doing everything that needs to be done before leaving—processing paperwork, packing up belongings, emotionally preparing your family...

Posted on Jul 20 2016 - 7:26am by Jennifer Stamper
Comments Off on Tips for Moving to a New Climate

Moving to a new climate is a big responsibility. You have to take more into account than just moving; now you have to think about things like keeping your family healthy and safe, preparing your home for unfamiliar weather, and protecting your belongings from heat, rain, sun or snow — things you probably didn’t think about before. Before you move across the country...

Posted on Jul 19 2016 - 8:00am by Garret Stembridge
Comments Off on Picking an Elder Care Home for Dad: 5 Questions Families Should Ask Themselves

It’s difficult to see an aging father reach a point where full independence is impossible. Helping Dad transition from a role of caregiver to that of someone who needs care can be just as difficult—and can begin to feel like an exercise in walking on eggshells. Polite offers of help can be met with stern rebuffs, leaving you feeling helpless. No one is ever...

Posted on Jul 7 2016 - 7:18am by Dayna Hathaway
Comments Off on Rainy Day Activities You Can Create With Items in Storage

Rain, rain, go away…or maybe not? Just because it’s raining outside, doesn’t mean you can’t have fun! This summer, family time doesn’t have to be about sun — you can create amazing memories at home, inside. Here are a few things you can do with items you already have in storage. Organize a Karaoke Contest (via Knstrct)  Is that old karaoke machine...

Posted on Jun 26 2016 - 7:14am by Dayna Hathaway
Comments Off on Make Your Summer Fun with Items You Have in Storage

Summer has finally arrived! It’s time to play outside, enjoy the nice weather, and create new family memories that you’ll remember forever. But how do you create new, fun ways to spend time together? Your storage unit is full of untapped potential – if only you use your imagination to look. Here are five ways to step up your summer activities with things you...

Posted on Jun 20 2016 - 10:00am by Dayna Hathaway
Comments Off on Resources for Parents Raising Children in Las Vegas

If life has your family moving to Sin City, you might be wondering whether Las Vegas is a good place to raise children. After all, most people recognize Las Vegas as an adult-oriented tourist destination. But what outsiders don’t realize is that the tourist magnet known as the Strip is a very small area of Las Vegas. The rest is filled with family-friendly neighborhoods...

Posted on Jun 20 2016 - 10:00am by Garret Stembridge
Comments Off on 25 Things to Know About Living in Las Vegas

If you’re considering moving to Las Vegas, there’s a lot to know about Nevada’s largest city! Though Vegas is often referred to as Sin City and associated with “What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas” stories, it’s better known as the Entertainment Capital of the World with the Las Vegas Strip as its tourist magnet. But the city has...