As spring turns into summer, we look forward to life opening up to more social living once again. Hoping that the summer of 2021 will bring us back to the connected lifestyle we’ve been missing, it’s time to start making plans. Now is a perfect time to consider things you can do to make those gatherings even more enjoyable.
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Adjust, adjust and adjust some more. Many of us could sum up the past year or so with that motto. Between viruses and vaccines, work and school, lockdowns, and re-openings, if you haven’t had to adjust things in your life, you’re one of the few. A lot of Americans frantically searched for ways to respond to the changes in business and schools. What began as temporary adjustments are now turning into permanent solutions for a lot of us.
The holidays are here, and many of us will be online shopping this season. Packages will be delivered and left on porches and doorsteps, leaving them vulnerable to theft. Here are some ways to keep Grinches from spoiling your holiday shopping fun.
With the return of School Time comes “Bath time,” “Bed time,” “Time to get up!” and other time-structured household routines. And with school taking place at home for many families this year, it may also be an excellent time to school your devices - Alexa, Google Home, and Leviton - in some Smart Routines, Schedules, and Activities to get everyone back on track.
When you think of smart home features, things like lighting, climate control, and entertainment likely come to mind. What if your smart home technology could help you accomplish your most essential and anxiety-inducing goal? Though smart home gadgets are sometimes considered frivolous purchases or luxury items, the truth is, they can be invaluable tools in a parent's safety arsenal.
Do you find yourself shouting at Alexa to do several tasks when you get home? Have you forgotten you can wake up to the perfect balance of warmth, sound, and light? It’s one thing to install smart features in your home – and another to actually use them. One reward many smart homeowners aren't reaping is the comfort, safety, and time perks of setting up routines.