Home Management Advice
Radiator covers are your responsibility as a parent (not the landlord's). How do you make sure kids don't touch the radiators or pipes? You can either purchase covers (price ranges from $150 - $500) or fabric pads (e.g., Rad Pads, $50-$100), have covers especially made (see PSP recommendations of people who can make them for you), or some of the less costly alternatives given by PSP members::
With a few simple steps, rules and preparation, home exchanges and subletting can be a really positive experience. As a renter, housing exchanges can offer you the comforts of being in a home and provide your family with plenty of space and amenities. And as a host, you can even make some money from renting out your home to visitors.
More bed bugs questions answered...
- Parent Category: The Hood
- Category: Managing Urban Life, New York Life, Home Management Advice
From a PSP-er who has been there, done that and had to throw away the T shirt (or at least tumble dried it for 30+ minutes)
Parents share how they get organized at work (and also at home) and talk tips, strategies and more about how to stay focused on the job.
- Parent Category: Parents of Tweens
- Category: Raising Tweens Tips, Home Management Advice, Tween Advice from Parents, Financial Advice
"Show me the money!"
Errr - does that sound more like your Tweenager than Tom Cruise in the movie Jerry Maguire? For us moms and dads, sometimes we want it to be more like show me the value and appreciation of money.
More tips for taking care of your tree pits.
Where you can recycle batteries, electronics, plastics, running shoes, cell phones, ink cartridges and more in Park Slope.
Tips to bear Bed Bugs
- Parent Category: Home Life
- Category: Home Management Advice, New York Life, Managing Urban Life
So your neighbor have said you are too loud – what to do when you’re the one making the noise
It’s time to face the financial facts. Stop avoiding and start planning. PSP moms and dads share the realities of figuring out finances.
Sleep training your child can be an anxious experience in itself. This anxiety is emphasized in New York, where many parents get nervous about upsetting their neighbors with their crying baby in the early hours of the morning. What can you do to keep the peace with your neighbors ?
When Benjamin Franklin said nothing is certain but death and taxes - he had no idea about the problems and headaches of cable and internet bills. This article is a summary of PSP member deliberation and discussion about Time Warner Cable (TWC), Leaf, Netflix, Apple TV, FiOS, and more…
This article is a summary of PSP member deliberation and discussion about ConEd, raises alternatives like Green Mountain and the 2014 increase in electrical costs.
"Does anyone have a tip on how to divvy up household chores and duties?" was a simple question that resulted in a truely PSP-style way: a lively and engaging discussion about egalitarian households, gender dynamics, work/life balance, and more.
Here are some tips about hiring and paying a housecleaner.