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Have Dads' DIY Skills Declined... Or Evolved?

6/6/2019 12:00:00 am

A new poll indicates that younger Dads are less inclined than their fathers' generation to roll up their sleeves and tackle "traditional" DIY tasks at home. What's changed?
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Are You a Managing Mom? We're Here to Help.

5/11/2019 12:00:00 am

Are you an energetic, upbeat, expert manager with a strong track record in logistics, planning, social networking and general problem-solving ? Do you also go by "Mom"? If so, this technology is for you.
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This Back-to-School Essential Keeps Delivering all Year

8/7/2018 12:00:00 am

With an array of smart, after-school safeguards for your kids, our smart home security technology gives you peace of mind throughout the school year, and for years to come.
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Five Reasons to Make Alarm.com Your Summer Party Co-Host

6/29/2018 12:00:00 am

Next time you host friends and family for a summer cookout, enlist some hi-tech help from Alarm.com's smart home security technology.
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Let's Hear It for Dads

6/8/2018 12:00:00 am

Hey dads. We're big fans of what you do, and our home security technology is here to help.
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Four Seasonal Stresses that Alarm.com Helps You Solve

12/1/2017 12:00:00 am

It's the most wonderful time of the year, but the holidays also come with their share of worries. Protect your peace of mind with our proactive security technology.
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Reducing After-School Worries with Smart Home Security

9/8/2017 12:00:00 am

With convenient front door security, and the ability to supervise things from a distance, Alarm.com helps take the worry out of your tween arriving home on their own.
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How Alarm.com Helps Summer Scheduling Horrors Disappear

7/14/2017 12:00:00 am

Just when you thought it was safe to relax... your kids' summer activities arrived. But there's a new technology that can help.
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How Alarm.com Protects Your Family When You're Not There

6/15/2017 12:00:00 am

Being a dad means that when you're away from home, you worry. Stay more connected and keep things secure with a smart home security system.
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Why Alarm.com Is A Date Night Essential

2/10/2017 12:00:00 am

Are you getting date night nerves again now that you're a parent? A smart home security system would help you put those babysitting worries at ease.
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Are Your Kids Full of Surprises? Alarm.com Has You Covered.

1/5/2017 12:00:00 am

When you're a parent, life is full of surprises. Some are cute; others have consequences. With Alarm.com's Unexpected Activity notifications, you'll have an early warning system that helps you minimize any trouble.
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Five Smart Ways to Make Your Holiday Guests Feel Welcome

12/16/2016 12:00:00 am

If you're hosting out of-town-guests this year, follow these simple, hi-tech tips to make them feel more welcome and comfortable in your home.
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Smart Parenting: When You Shop for Home Security, Get Smarter

11/8/2016 12:00:00 am

Are you ready to shop for a security system to keep your kids safer? Make sure you don't compromise on these essential features.
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Smarter Parenting: Three Smart Home Essentials for New Moms

10/31/2016 12:00:00 am

Neither of Stephanie's kids were good sleepers as infants. Looking back, things might have been easier with a few of the smart home technology fixes available to new moms today.
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Smarter Parenting: How I Created a Safer Home With Alarm.com

10/14/2016 12:00:00 am

Even a parent's intuition can't anticipate every plot hatched by curious kids. Stephanie's smart home security system is her back-up safeguard, giving her a "sixth sense" for danger.
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Alarm com Review: Staying Connected to Home

9/30/2016 12:00:00 am

Returning to work after the arrival of a baby is nerve-wracking—even if your mom is looking after things at home. Nicole and Brad conquered their nerves with smarter home security.
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Smarter Parenting: How I Banished FOMO With Alarm.com

9/28/2016 12:00:00 am

Stephanie used to love hearing from her babysitter about what her kids had done all day, but also wished she could see it for herself. Now, her Alarm.com technology makes it possible.
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Four Essential Back-to-School Alarm.com Alerts for Parents

8/26/2016 12:00:00 am

Things get hectic in back-to-school season, and it's easy to forget small but important details as you adjust. With real-time alerts and reminders, Alarm.com's got your back.
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The Five Stages of Smart Home Parenting

8/3/2016 12:00:00 am

Welcoming children into your household is one of the most exciting times of life, and one of the greatest challenges you'll ever undertake. We'll be with you at every step.
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Research: What Do Homeowners Really Want From the Smart Home?

7/12/2016 12:00:00 am

Our new survey of 1000+ homeowners indicates that ‘going it alone' with standalone devices is out, simplicity, security, comfort and a professionally-supported experience are in as the smart home goes mainstream.
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When Kids Get Crazy in Summer, Smart Home Security Can Help

7/7/2016 12:00:00 am

Your children spend more time at home during summer, which probably means more unsupervised time around the house. Don't worry: Alarm.com will help you keep an eye on things.
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Parents: Here Are 17 Reasons You'll Love a Smart Home

5/6/2016 12:00:00 am

What do an Alarm.com smart home and a perfectly behaved child have in common? You'll be surprised.
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Smart Home Etiquette for Couples: An Expert Guide

2/11/2016 12:00:00 am

Alongside the life-changing benefits of smart home technology come some interesting etiquette dilemmas. We teamed up with relationship expert Rachel DeAlto to help you navigate them.
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How to Create a Santa Alert For Your Kids

12/21/2015 12:00:00 am

Add a touch of smart home magic to Christmas morning with this five-minute Alarm.com project.
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How to Create a Smart Nursery, Simply

12/9/2015 12:00:00 am

You don't need to go wild with gadgets to benefit from the high-tech parenting trend. A smart home security system can give your baby's nursery all the technology it needs.
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Three Alarm.com Tips for a Smart Thanksgiving at Home

11/20/2015 12:00:00 am

Between turkeys, guests and kids, hosting Thanksgiving at home can get a little hectic. The good news is that your Alarm.com smart home has some helpful tricks that can make things easier.
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Is a Smart Home Right For You?

11/17/2015 12:00:00 am

You may have heard that Smart Homes are just for celebrities, tech enthusiasts and millionaires. Nope: they're affordable, easy to own, and come with big benefits for families.
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How a Smart Home Helps You Get to Work On Time

8/24/2015 12:00:00 am

As well as protecting your home and family, a Smart Home Security system can shave precious minutes off the time it takes to get everyone out of the house in the morning.
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A Back-to-School Checklist for Smart Home Parents

8/19/2015 12:00:00 am

Back-to-school time comes with big changes to schedules and new concerns for parents. With Smart Home Security from Alarm.com, your child coming home safely is less likely to be one of them.
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Three Ways A Smart Home Makes Life Better

8/17/2015 12:00:00 am

The world is waking up to the benefits of the Smart Home. A new report says that users enjoy more money, more time and less worries – and that nine out of ten would recommend it to others.
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Video: Life In an Alarm.com Smart Home

7/21/2015 12:00:00 am

What would life in a Smart Home look like? There's no need to look to the future for the answer: millions of homeowners are already enjoying it. Here's a day in the life of a Smart Home.
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Why Parents and Teens Will Both Love Smart Home Security

7/15/2015 12:00:00 am

As your teen spreads their wings to greater independence, how do you ensure that they're safe without compromising their new-found freedom? Smart Home technology can help you both.
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How a Smart Home Makes Your Whole Family Happier

7/13/2015 12:00:00 am

The Smart Home has recently become family-friendly. It's easy to operate, affordable and professionally installed, with benefits that every member of your family will love. Let's take a look.
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Dads, Here Are Five Ways A Smart Home Helps You Relax

6/16/2015 12:00:00 am

Being constantly vigilant around the home is a big part of being a dad. Now, we have Smart Home Security technology on our side. Here's how Alarm.com helps dads relax more and worry less.
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Neighborhood, You'll Have To Cool Yourself

5/20/2015 12:00:00 am

Are you wasting energy by running your AC with a door open? Not with Alarm.com, you're not. Our new smart thermostat puts an end to this age-old source of wasted energy.
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Want a Smart Home? You Don't Have to Go It Alone

4/15/2015 12:00:00 am

Installing a Smart Home on your own takes expertise. You'll need to select the right devices, install, wire and configure them, and troubleshoot any issues. There's good news, though: our Smart Home Service Providers do all of it for you.
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How A Smart Home Makes Business Travel Better

4/3/2015 12:00:00 am

Business travel can be stressful but a Smart Home lightens the load. It keeps you connected to your home and family, makes it easy to check in, and keeps everything secure until you come home.
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Video: Five Simply Smart Things Alarm.com Does For You

3/26/2015 12:00:00 am

The list of things a Smart Home can do for you is long. Here's an opportunity to discover some of them without reading. Enjoy these short videos of some of Alarm.com's most popular features!
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How Smart Home Security Makes Your Vacation More Relaxing

3/19/2015 12:00:00 am

It's hard to relax on vacation if you're worried about your unoccupied house. Here's how Alarm.com helps you stay connected and protected for peace of mind when you're away.
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Alarm.com Review: "Peace of Mind Is Priceless"

3/6/2015 12:00:00 am

When Chi Chi and Tembile experienced an attempted burglary two years ago, they began researching wireless security systems for their home. They found Alarm.com and never looked back. Here's their video review.
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How to Start Your Day Better With Alarm.com

2/26/2015 12:00:00 am

Are you struggling to get started in the morning right now? We don't blame you: it's been a long winter. But there is hope: turn your home into a Smart Home powered by Alarm.com and you'll start every day better.
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Video: Three Smart Home Animal Tales from Alarm.com

2/18/2015 12:00:00 am

A Smart Home should make life better for every member of your family, including your pets. From video check-ins to nighttime feeding, an Alarm.com system lets you look after your animals in new and wonderful ways. Check out these three true stories!
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Why Do Alarm.com Users Love Their Smart Homes?

2/12/2015 12:00:00 am

With more than two million homes choosing Alarm.com to stay protected and connected, there are many reasons to love our technology. For Valentine's Day, we asked Alarm.com users via Facebook and Google+ to tell us why they love their Smart Homes. Here's what they said…
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Five Resolutions That a Smart Home Helps You Keep

1/5/2015 12:00:00 am

New Year's resolutions can be hard work - but a smart home can do a lot of it for you. From focusing more on the things that matter, to going green and saving energy, here are five popular resolutions that a smart home will help you succeed with.
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Five Alarm.com Automation Rules for a Great Holiday

12/23/2014 12:00:00 am

The holidays may be all about your favorite traditions, but advanced smart home technology from Alarm.com can make your season safer and smarter. With these home automation tips, you'll get more from your Alarm.com system and more time to relax and enjoy your holidays too.
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Eight Tips to Secure Your Home for Holiday Travel

12/19/2014 12:00:00 am

Travelling for the holidays? You'll enjoy your break more with the peace of mind that your home is safe and secure, thanks to your security system powered by Alarm.com. These tips will help get you started.
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