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'Tis the Season To Be Jolly?

By Jessica on December 16, 2013

We asked you, our JustAnswer friends, followers and fans, what you really think about the holiday season. See the results below and be sure to share with your friends on Facebook & Twitter.

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5 Tips on Using Deal of the Day Websites

Zach Hayes is a money-saving enthusiast who shares tips on how to get the most bang for your buck on everyday purchases.

If I told you there was a way to get the products and services you need at 50% off or more, you would be ecstatic, right? Well, there is - they're called deal of the...


Ways to give thanks for grandparents on Thanksgiving

November 22, 2013

Q: This Thanksgiving, my family would like honor our grandparents, who are both over the age of 85. We want to show our gratitude for all they’ve done for us over the years. However, I don’t know where to begin; any ideas...

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How can I get my son to stop playing video games?

Q: My 10-year-old son plays video games or is on the computer so much so that he has no other interests. It’s also his only social outlet. I know about the 2-hour screen time limit per day and the importance of extracurricular sports and activities, but he’s not interested in anything...


How do I help my son deal with bullies on his team?

November 19, 2013

Q: We have a very thoughtful and compassionate 12 year old boy who loves to play in sports teams. The dilemma is that he’s not very confident athletically, and because of this, his teammates tend to make fun of him. I guess it's the proverbial "bully"...

How do I get my boss to meet with me?

Q: I’ve sent my manager two emails now trying to arrange a meeting to review my new title, responsibilities, performance and compensation. I brought it up a few months ago and she agreed, but the meeting never happened. I sent another email last week, but still haven’t heard anything...

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What should I do if my son is being bullied?

October 30, 2013

Q: Our good family friends have an 8-year-old son, Joe, who is the same age as our son, Bob. They go to the same school and have been good friends. However, for some time Joe has been bullying Bob and making life difficult for him—openly putting him down and turning other boys against...

Newborn. baby boy asleep on his side.

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Tips for getting your home ready for a newborn

Q: My wife is about 6 months pregnant, and I think we need to start preparing our house for our first baby. I'm wondering if you could recommend must-do's vs. nice-to-haves vs. not-necessary-at-all-but-people-usually-pay-too-much-for types of things that I can do to prepare for the...

Young woman on a couch surrounded by textbooks and notebooks that she is studying.

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Top study tips for success on taking the GRE

September 20, 2013

Q: I'm about to start studying for my GRE (I'm 25 with a few years of experience in online marketing). I have a stats background, so I'm not too worried about the math. What are some suggestions you wish you had before taking such tests?

A: As a public librarian, I often...

Pair of white glass vases with flowers painted on them.

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How old and valuable are my antique glass vases?

September 17, 2013

Q: I received a pair of these beautiful antique, almost transparent-like, green hand-painted vases when I was a child. They do not have a mark on the bottom. They are 12 inches tall. I am wondering about their age and their value.

A: You clearly have early 20th century (...