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While having a child can add so much joy to a parent’s life, these little loved ones also bring certain challenges – including the spatial needs for a family. Living in a rental with a child can feel cramped and cluttered. If you have a child who loves playing with toys, but you don't have a lot of space in your home, there are some simple solutions you can employ to keep your kids’ favorite toys organized and accessible. Want to know more about the best toy storage solutions? We've compiled a list of 4 helpful tips to keep your kids' toys easy to access and out of the way.

Gather together all the things you will need in your new home immediately in one place: your priority box!
Get your moving priorities straight, so you can have a relaxing first night in your new apartment. One of the niftiest packing tips to make your move easier is to create a priority box that is loaded with items you’ll need the night you move in and the morning after. Build this box into your moving plan to ensure an easy move with much less stress. Consider these items to include in your priority box(es):

You can use your moving boxes for productive purposes in ways that might surprise you. We’ll show you how.

You can use your moving boxes for productive purposes after your move.
Pause a moment before you collapse that moving box for recycling! You could easily extend a box's life by reusing it for a productive purpose. We share some ideas that might surprise you.

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9 Apartment Moving Hacks

Moving to a new apartment can be an exciting and great new chapter in a person’s life. But moving day itself can also be one of the most stressful days you'll ever live through. As anyone who's gone through this process can tell you, little tips to make the whole thing a bit easier are greatly appreciated.

So, with that in mind, we've provided you with some of the most useful tips and tricks to use next time you move to a new apartment.

Apartment Guide Moving Checklist

Moving can be an incredibly stressful time, as you pack, move and unpack your belongings. What makes the whole experience more stressful, however, is being unprepared. Really, moving should be exciting-- after all, you're getting a whole new place just…

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This Valentine’s Day, get your kids involved with creating special Valentines for their classmates and gifts for others. Have them lend you a hand with cutting, gluing and coloring to create personalized treats and decorations for your home.

Easy, Personalized Valentine's Day Crafts for Kids

If you’re stuck or aren't sure what to do, here are a few ideas.

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Without spending a lot of money, your apartment can look like it was featured in a design magazine. Especially with the success of DIY sites like Pinterest.com, interest in cottage and vintage décor styles and penny-pinching due to the economy, more people are looking around their homes and flea markets for inspiration on how to improve their surroundings. Frugal décor ideas are plentiful online, but here are a few art, accent piece and furniture ideas to get you started.

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