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Emergency phone numbers

When you move into a new place, it's impossible to foresee what events lie ahead. And of course, that's always the case for medical emergencies and pet emergencies. It's best to be prepared, by keeping certain emergency phone numbers handy,…

swimmingpool

Summer has rolled around again and everyone’s minds are on having fun in the sun -- particularly if your apartment community has a pool. Though it’s easy to forget, keeping basic safety in mind can ensure that you, your family…

Valentine's Day can be just as much fun with kiddos around as it is for couples! The holiday is about more than just chocolate and candy-- it's all about loving one another and showing kindness to your roommates, children, pets,…

Do your kids complain about being bored while you are busy preparing Thanksgiving dinner? You're not alone! This year, instead of having the kids watch Thanksgiving specials on TV, put their creative minds to use and have them make the…

moving with kids

Let's face it, moving can be hard. But for children, a big move is often accompanied by fear of the unknown and anxiety over new schools and leaving friends behind. Fortunately, there are ways to ensure a smoother transition for…

8 simple pool rules

swimming pool rules for apartments

Summer is still officially one month away, but swimming pools everywhere will be opening this Memorial Day weekend. Sure, the summer is beach season, but at your apartment community pool, there’s no risk of painful jellyfish stings and hidden dangers lurking in the sand.

So to prepare you for the months ahead, here are eight pieces of advice to help you make the most of pool season before it's too late!

As cliche as it may sound, we must remind you to keep safety first. Every pool has its own set of rules that need to be followed. They should be clearly posted in the pool area. You, your children and guests should become familiar with the rules to avoid being banned for silly things like splashing, diving or excessive cannonballing. Most importantly, never leave children in the pool unattended - not even for a quick run to the bathroom. Stay in the shallow end of the pool if you have to.

Read more: Practice Proper Pool Etiquette

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