#ChampionMom - Should You Set New Year's Resolutions as a Family?

By: christineh Monday December 31, 2018 comments

The New Year is approaching and many of us are already dreading the worst part of starting 2019 namely, the New Years resolutions. Many people have found success in setting resolutions with friends or family members. They find that the camaraderie helps keep them motivated and that sometimes they can even turn it into a healthy competition. But should you set New Years resolutions as a family, especially with little kids? Lets take a look at the benefits of doing just that: Group support One of the most effective ways to... Read More

#ChampionMom - Fun Activities for Snow Days

By: christineh Monday December 17, 2018 comments

The Northeast has already been hit with the first major snowstorm of the season and as 2019 gets ready to roll around it looks like more snowy days could be upon us soon. If you have young children, then you know that the idea of being trapped at home with nowhere to go and nothing to do can be a maddening prospect. Here are some of our favorite tips for fun activities to do with the kids on snow days: Build a pillow fort When the weather outside is too icy to explore, come indoors and build your own playground with an... Read More

Why Your Business Needs a Floor Maintenance Plan

By: christineh Monday December 10, 2018 comments

When it comes to having a business maintenance plan for your floor, a lot of managers tend to want to save a few bucks by thinking they can handle this all in-house. After all, they have staff sweep or vacuum, so what more could there be? Actually, quite a lot. A professional maintenance plan for your business is a must. Your office provides your customers and clients with the first impression of your company. If your carpets are dingy and your hardwood floors are chipped and dirty, they are going to think less of doing business with... Read More

#ChampionMom - Should You Get Your Child a Pet for Christmas?

By: christineh Monday December 3, 2018 comments

This Christmas and holiday season, many parents worry about getting that perfect gift for their child that will cause them to light up when they open it. One popular image is of a child opening a box that is moving only to discover a real puppy or kitten popping out to surprise them. But is this really a good present for your child? The answer is actually a little more complex than a simple yes or no, so lets look at the proposition: Why you shouldnt buy your child a pet for Christmas Pets are not just something... Read More

#ChampionMom - Getting Organized for the Holiday Season

By: christineh Monday November 19, 2018 comments

If youre like me, you may have a love-hate relationship with the holidays. Sure, when the temperatures dip and the decorations come out, I get a special tingle because it is one of the happiest times of the year to be with friends and family. But when I start to think of all the things that I have to do for the holidays, my anxiety level has a tendency to start escalating. Here are a few tips to getting organized this holiday season: Make a list and check it twice No, youre not Santa. But creating a detailed list of everything... Read More

#ChampionMom - Preparing Your Family for Winter

By: christineh Monday November 5, 2018 comments

Winter is right around the corner and although many people are excited about the chance to play in the snow or get ready for the holidays, others are dreading the time (sometimes for the exact same reasons). Winter can take its toll on a family, especially if you are unprepared. Here are some special tips to handle several common problems during the winter months. Illness Winter is the cold and flu season and its important to prepare your family for this. Its a good idea to go ahead and buy some cold and flu medication and... Read More

#ChampionMom - Best Advice for New Homeowners

By: christineh Monday October 15, 2018 comments

#ChampionMom - Best Advice for New Homeowners

Welcome to the wonderful world of new home ownership. Whether this is your first time with us or you are an old pro at moving into a new house, there are a few things that you need to do to make sure that your time in the new home gets off to a good start. Heres our list of the top things to do when moving into a new home: Clean and Repair I know, this one sounds like a crazy idea. Didnt the old owners clean before they left? Actually, you have no idea if they did or not. So the first thing you need to do is a deep cleaning... Read More

Best Practices for Deep Cleaning Your Kitchen

By: christineh Monday October 8, 2018 comments

Best Practices for Deep Cleaning Your Kitchen

The kitchen is definitely one of those areas in your home that gets the dirtiest; it is also one of those areas that must be kept clean. Any kind of bacterial build-up can get into the food that you prepare in this area, possibly leading to food-borne illnesses spreading amongst your family. To prevent this, it is usually a good idea to make sure that you do a regular deep cleaning of your kitchen to make sure that it stays pristine. Here are some of the best practices when it comes to deep cleaning the kitchen: Kitchen: Put... Read More

#ChampionMom - The Best Autumn Trends for Your House

By: christineh Monday October 1, 2018 comments

#ChampionMom - The Best Autumn Trends for Your House

Fall is right around the corner and if you are looking to keep your home looking trendy and in step with the season, then its time to start looking at redecorating. Every season has a special style and themes, but fall is especially great with all of the different fall color options. These tips dont necessarily call for a complete overhaul of your home, of course, but they can provide some ideas to freshen things up now that the days and nights are getting cooler and crisper. Go Neutral Instead of investing in different fall... Read More

#ChampionMom - Hacks for Your Home

By: christineh Monday September 17, 2018 comments

#ChampionMom - Hacks for Your Home

If youre like us, you take pride in your home and want it to look its best all the time, not just when company is coming for a visit. But maintaining your home can be a tiresome project that takes a lot of energy, especially after youve put in eight-plus hours at work and ferried the kids around to school and activities. Home hacks are essential because they can make some of the more mundane tasks of home maintenance a little easier and up the creativity quotient when it comes to the appearance of your home. Here are some of our... Read More