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Wednesday, April 29, 2020   /   by Damon Smith Team NashvilleHouses.com

Support For Small Businesses

Apply for the expanded Paycheck Protection Program for small businesses needing financial relief.

Visit LendingTree's small business hub to find resources that can help your business cope with the crisis.

Apply to your state's unemployment program to receive benefits for self-employed workers.

Take a look at these 11 ideas for supporting small businesses during the pandemic.

Donate to GoFundMe's Small Business Relief Initiative and Fund.

Explore the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's coronavirus small business guide for information you may find useful.

Get advice, connect with mentors and watch webinars that can help you navigate these challenging times.

See how business owners can support each other. ...

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Monday, April 27, 2020   /   by Damon Smith Team NashvilleHouses.com

Netflix Party?

Ever struggled to try to watch a show with your friend when you both are at your own homes? Trying to get both of your TV’s or computers to start at the exact same time? Introducing Netflix Party. 

Netflix Party is a new way to watch Netflix with your friends online. Netflix Party synchronizes video playback and adds group chat to your favorite Netflix shows.

Below are the steps so you can Netflix Party with your friends and family this week:

Install Netflix Party

To install Netflix Party, start off by clicking the "Install Netflix Party" button on this page. Once you are redirected to the Chrome Web Store, click "Add to Chrome" to finish installing Netflix Party.

Open a Video in Netflix

Go to Netflix's website. Choose any show you would like to watch and start playing the video.

Create your party

To create your party, click on the red "NP" icon located next to the address bar. Then click "Start Party" to get the party started, and share the party URL. ...

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Friday, April 24, 2020   /   by Damon Smith Team NashvilleHouses.com

What We Are Doing During COVID-19 Social Distancing

Exploring New Ways to Exercise
Orangetheory, among many other fitness companies, is now offering free online classes. Try one! There is anything from yoga to intense training being offered for free right now.
Zoom Happy Hours with Friends
Feeling alone or isolated? It can definitely happen, especially if you live alone. Call, Facetime, Zoom, etc with your loved ones. I would recommend setting a weekly calendar event with your friends that way its the same day of the week/time. Make it fun! Have someone each week pick a food and drink that everyone has to attempt to make!
Getting More Sleep
This is what you have been waiting for! You can finally get to bed at a decent time or maybe sleep in an extra hour. If anything, make sure you are getting at least 8 hours of sleep so your body can be well-rested and healthy. 
Cooking More
Now is the time to experiment! If you aren’t that great in the kitchen its the best time to practice! Although making desserts and more delici; ...

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Friday, April 17, 2020   /   by Damon Smith Team NashvilleHouses.com

Scavenger Hunt for Kids

Keep your kids entertained with a fun scavenger hunt that will get them out of the house and exploring around the neighborhood. 

1) Basketball hoop 2) Someone riding a bicycle 
3) Black dog 4) Fire hydrant 
5) License plate that spells a word 6) House with a 9 in the house number
7) Blue flower 8) Red car
9) Two different kinds of leaves 10) A long stick
11) Your reflection in something that isn’t a mirror 12) Someone out for a walk
13) White house 14) Stop sign
15) Bumper sticker on a car ...

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Friday, April 17, 2020   /   by Damon Smith Team NashvilleHouses.com

10 Ways to Manage Homeschooling Your Children

1. Scholastic Learn at Home Projects

Scholastic has started a Learn at Home series, which will keep children learning even though schools are closed. Each day, Scholastic will add four different learning experience videos to their website for different grade levels. Click here for the Scholastic Learn at Home Projects. 

2. Lunch Doodles with Mo Willems

Children's author Mo Willems has been releasing “Lunch Doodle” videos on The Kennedy Center’s website, which encourages children of all ages to draw and write with him. Be sure to have crayons, paper, pens or pencils ready and join Mo Willems each weekday at 1 p.m. Click here for the link to Mo’s videos. 

3. Khan Academy 

Created by experts, Khan Academy’s library of trusted, standards-aligned practice and lessons covers math K-12 through early college, grammar, science, history, AP®, SAT®, and more, and it's all free! Students ...

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