Links To Cool Family Stuff

The links on this page are here to help you improve the quality of life for your family and you.

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Prepare for an emergency ahead of time.

http://72hours.org

 

 

Ready.gov can help you prepare, plan and stay informed in case of an emergency.

http://www.ready.gov

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Play against a learning computer in a game of “rock, paper, scissors”.

http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/science/rock-paper-scissors.html

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Word games

http://onlinewordsearch.org/Game.aspx/Get/292


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Take your mind off your troubles, pop some bubbles.

http://www.bubblewrapfun.com/assets/games/bubblePop.html

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The bubble popping doesn’t stop there, here

http://www.kongregate.com/games/k2xl/boomshine

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Send someone a video to help them learn how to use a computer function.

http://www.teachparentstech.org

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Facebook is the most popular web site these days and because of the volume of people willing to share personal information it is ripe picking for crooks and scammers. Facecrooks shows you what to watch out for by posting the latest and greatest scams out there.

http://www.facecrooks.com

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Kids can be picky eaters and coming up with something they like can be difficult.

KidsHealth.org can help with a wide variety of kid friendly edibles.

http://kidshealth.org/kid/recipes/index.html#cat20241

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Just one club card helps you make one loyalty card to consolidate up to 8 membership cards into one. This can help you reduce the amount of cards that you carry in your wallet.

http://www.justoneclubcard.com

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What is behind your first name? Find out here.

http://www.behindthename.com

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Watch a video on how to do just about anything.

http://www.ehow.com

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Watch fireworks whenever you want to, and it’s safe for indoors.

http://www.crayola.com/gamesFun/games/console.cfm?game=fireworks&Yes=true

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Play YouTube’s version of Trivial Pursuit online.

http://www.youtube.com/trivialpursuit

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MyMoney.gov is the U.S. government’s website dedicated to teaching all Americans the basics about financial  education.

http://www.mymoney.gov

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Play some of the older video games online.

Asteroids

http://www.play.vg/games/4-Asteroids.html

 

 

 

Donkey Kong

http://www.fetchfido.co.uk/games/donkey_kong/donkey_kong.htm

 

 

 

PacMan

http://www.pacmangame.net

 

 

 

 

Super Mario Brothers

http://www.tripletsandus.com/80s/80s_games/supermariobrothers.htm

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You can find hundreds of educational video games that are fun for all ages.

http://www.sheppardsoftware.com

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Need some ideas for Mothers Day?

http://www.silive.com/relationships/index.ssf/2010/04/heres_to_mom.html

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Design Betty has free invitations and announcements.

http://designbetty.com

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The place for people to share things they’re willing to do for $5.

http://www.fiverr.com

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Here are some websites that may help an aging parent still live independently.

http://www.rescarehomecare.com/index.cfm

 

 

 

http://beclose.com

 

 

 

http://www.quietcaresystems.com/index_alt.htm

 

 

http://www.simplyhome-cmi.com/howItWorks.php

 

 

 

http://www.managemypills.com/content

 

 

https://www.medminder.com

 

 

http://www1.lifestation.com

 

 

http://www.activecare.com

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Genealogists/Family Historians, the National Archives offer insight into the lives of people, their families and or history.

http://www.archives.gov/genealogy

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Origami Club is just what it sounds like, learn cool ways to fold paper.

http://www.origami-club.com/en

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NY and Company’s “Premium Flair Jeans” ($60)

They were voted as the best jeans for women by Self Magazine and the Today Show.

www.nyandcompany.com

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Family watchdog gives you an insight for living with important safety information.

Like FDA reports and locations of predators living in your neighborhood.

http://www.familywatchdog.us

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These 3 sites will help keep you informed about crimes committed in your area.

http://www.crimemapping.com

 

 

http://www.crimereports.com

 

 

 

http://www.everyblock.com

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Help protect your family against “White Collar Crime” with this link to the FBI.

http://www.fbi.gov/about-us/investigate/white_collar/whitecollarcrime

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Ladies…want a make-over?

At Taaz.com you can try on several looks before you go for it.

http://www.taaz.com

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Zebrakeys.com is a fun way to learn how to play the piano.

http://www.zebrakeys.com

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Minti.com is a manual to help parents through all of the ordeals that can come up when raising a child.

http://www.minti.com

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Find over 1,000 benefit and assistance programs on the official U.S.Government website.

http://www.govbenefits.gov/govbenefits_en.portal

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Get downloadable gaming instruction manuals for an assortment of video games.

http://www.replacementdocs.com

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Freemoneyfinance.com has links to financial calculators that can help you make some of the most important financial decisions in your life.

http://www.freemoneyfinance.com/2009/08/life-or-debt-42-financial-calculators-for-major-life-decisions.html

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