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Gift Ideas For Kids & Teens With Disabilities

The holidays are such a magical time of year! Most people enjoy spending time with families, hearing the Christmas music playing in the stores and the general happiness and positive energy people are tossing around like confetti. For some parents the holidays can be a bit more of a challenge and not because of our grinch attitudes or dislike of the season. The holidays are different for some parents because the holidays are different for our kids. As a mother of three beautiful kids, a girl and two boys (both boys have disabilities) I know how unusual it can be to help your kids enjoy the season as much as others. Our oldest boy has ADHD and struggles to complete tasks or enjoy quiet, calm activities like others his age. Our youngest has Asperger’s which makes it a struggle for him to enjoy the wide range of emotions so many kids express this time of year. The holidays are not always easy for them simply because they experience things differently and don’t enjoy the same activities. Th

5 Tips to Choosing a Home Builder

Looking to get started with building your dream home?
While you could have bought the land and done the paperwork, the tough job is to find someone who could build your home, just as you want it. Building a home is everyone’s dream but the reality of finding the perfect builder for it is always difficult. After finding a great location in a good neighborhood, coming up with a floor plan, and deciding what you want your house to look like, a builder is the one who can turn your dreams into reality.
So, you have to choose a builder that has a good reputation along with a lot of experience.
The Top 5 Tips to Help You Go for the Right Home Builder
Fret not, if you’re looking for a home builder, here are the 5 most important tips that’ll help you in choosing the right home builder.
1.    Have a Design in Your Mind
Setting upon the kind of home you want to live in is the first step to finding a builder. Whether you want a contemporary house or the one with a traditional design will help you narrow down the list of builders you can work with.
Most builders are good at designing a specific style of house and thus, could help you better with your ideas.
2.    Decide Upon Your Budget
Before going out to find a builder for your home, you must analyze the amount of money you can work with. A reputable builder will always discuss the money first and will tell you how big of a house you can get in that amount. You can also research on the average pricing first to get a better idea.
3.    Look for Experienced Candidates
Whether you’re on a tight budget or not, you must go for an experienced candidate to build your home. A professional with some experience in building the style of house you want would give you value for your money. They would also be able to work with deadlines and translate your ideas into reality more efficiently.
4.    Have Multiple Deals to Choose From
You may want to go with the first reputable builder that you find and who fits your budget. But, always have multiple deals in handy so that you can negotiate and get a good value for your money. You can also speak to experts who can advise you better on who you must choose.
5.    Ask Questions
While choosing a builder for your home, you must always ask questions so that there’s no confusion once they start working. Discuss your budget, your ideas at length, and what all they can provide you. Apart from this, you must also see their previous work and get a long-term warranty for any poor job.
Knowing these basic tips will ensure that you have nothing to worry about when it comes to finding a home builder who can meet your different requirements easily!  


  1. Thanks for sharing such an informative post. The most important decision you will make on the road to your custom home is choosing the right builder. Choose well and you will have a true partner; one that will bring to life your dream home, and ultimately a house that your family will love living in for a lifetime.
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