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Adjusting to your college student home for the summer

You sent your child off to college, and, like a boomerang, he (or she) is back for the summer. While it’s certainly great to have the family back together, a few things have changed over the course of an academic year. Your student has been enjoying newfound freedoms...
The true cost of storage for college students

The true cost of storage for college students

Trying to help a college student move out of the dorms when they’re hundreds of miles from home can be a huge headache for parents. Just ask any parent who has done it.Travis Henry’s daughter went to school at Scripps University in California, a solid 1,000 miles away...
8 things we did in the ’90s that would be considered crazy today

8 things we did in the ’90s that would be considered crazy today

Ah, the ‘90s.“Seinfeld” was on TV, the Backstreet Boys were on the radio and people still called each other on their landlines.While some of these ‘90s staples may evoke feelings of nostalgia, others seem downright strange when you stop and think about them today.Here...
College Summer Storage Miami

College Summer Storage Miami

Congrats, Florida college students, you’ve reached the final stretch of the spring semester. Just like your future, your summer is looking mighty bright. Cue the internships, summer travel and hopefully at least a few beach days spent on South Beach, lazing on the...
Guide to Denver and Boulder College Summer Storage

Guide to Denver and Boulder College Summer Storage

School’s out for summer … almost. As students around Colorado approach the final stretch before final exams and move-outs, colleges are helping students cope with their end-of-year stress. For example, adorable dogs known as “Bark Buddies” on the University of...
Create an outdoor oasis on a budget

Create an outdoor oasis on a budget

After being cooped up indoors for months, we are guessing you’re ready to enjoy that backyard and soak up some sun.However, before you can do that, first you’ve got to make your outdoor space something you can actually relax in.Turning your current outdoor space into...
College summer storage: San Francisco

College summer storage: San Francisco

The end of the semester can be flat-out stressful for Bay Area college students — there are finals to study for, goodbyes to say and, of course, the dreaded summer move-out process.It’s particularly exhausting for parents whose kids are attending college on the other...
College summer storage in L.A.

College summer storage in L.A.

It feels as if you’ve been waiting all year for summer break to come.However, this last week of school you’ve got to get through before the freedom of summer arrives is the busiest of the entire year.From balancing your grueling finals, to churning out the last papers...
College summer storage: Washington, D.C.

College summer storage: Washington, D.C.

Though Washington, D.C. can be beautiful in the spring (hello, cherry blossoms), the weather can also turn hot and humid in a flash.If the thought of moving dozens of boxes full of your college student’s belongings makes you sweat, we’ve got a better idea....
10 simple tips for growing an amazing, healthy lawn this spring

10 simple tips for growing an amazing, healthy lawn this spring

Ugh — you look outside and notice a few (OK, let’s be honest, a lot) of brown spots in your yard. But just down the street, your neighbor’s grass is thick, dark green and lush. You silently wonder if you’re the laughingstock of the neighborhood....