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A lot of expecting moms and dads panic when they find out that a new baby is on the way. Their small apartment suddenly seems tinier than Barbie’s dream house. And it doesn't help when friends and family are constantly bombarding you with the question of the year: “So... when are you moving?!” News flash: You can raise a happy and healthy child in a small apartment. It’ll take a bit of creativity, but it can be done!

We understand that your place might never be spotless from top to bottom. And honestly, who has time for that? But if you’re focused on doing at least a little tidying up before the in-laws make their debut, here are some crafty and creative ways to quickly get your pad in better shape.

Has your college-aged child decided to move out of a dorm and into an apartment? Living off-campus in a college apartment is a rite of passage for many students. To ease the journey for all concerned, we’ve got tips for parents ahead.

downsizing to move

Downsizing is both freeing and stressful. It's never easy to pare down a lifetime of memories, and most of us tend to associate our belongings with events and the people we love. Here are some downsizing tips to help make sure you don't make any mistakes, but pare down enough to happily move to a smaller home or apartment.

what is a mother-in-law apartment

Taking care of your aging parents is an emotional and challenging task. We want our parents to maintain their independence as long as possible . . . with as little risk as possible, from scares like falls. When parents don't need the constant care of an assisted-living home, but you want to make sure they’re looked after what do you do? Consider a mother-in-law apartment.

You wake up prepared to start your day only to discover it's raining all over your parade. The last thing you want to do is slosh around outside, so what do you do? You can give in to weather-induced boredom…

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