Avoid These 6 Actions That Can Make Your Debt Worse 

There’s a lot of conflicting advice out there telling people how to reduce or get rid of their debt. It’s hard to know what to believe and what to disregard when you’re trying to tackle what you owe—but keep in mind that there’s no one universally correct solution that applies across the board.   It’s very important to avoid taking actions that will actually make your debt worse, which will set you back even farther from your goal of becoming … [Read more...]

Clean the Clutter, Clear Your Life: 4 Tips for Painless Downsizing 

First, there was the recession. Out of that was born the Tiny House movement. Then along came Marie Kondo, urging everyone to get rid of any personal possession that did not “spark joy.” And don’t forget the Millennial generation’s rejection of traditional values like home ownership, climbing the corporate ladder, and raising the stereotypical 2.5 kids behind the proverbial white picket fence.  More than ever before, American society is … [Read more...]

How to Keep Your Family Happy and Healthy

When you get the family that you always wanted, your life changes completely. You have people to keep you company and help you get rid of boredom. Your days become filled with lots of activities. If you have a child, you always have to keep a constant eye on them. The world is still new to them so they are still experimenting and trying to see what works for them. You have to keep them away from danger as they learn. Apart from that, there are … [Read more...]

Gift Ideas for Active Children

Giving the right gift to a child takes work, but things get a little easier if you know the child intimately. Those who are trying to figure out the perfect gift for an active child need not worry because the following are great gift ideas for these kids. Skate Up Another fun gift to consider is electric skateboards for kids. These are suitable for older and active kids who want to have fun outside. These skateboards are motorized, so it is … [Read more...]

Health Tips for the Whole Family

Being in charge of a household is a lot of work! You have many responsibilities, such as earning money, keeping your home clean, driving the kids to and from their various activities, and preparing meals for your family. Another job you have is to keep everyone in your home healthy. This is not always an easy job, but it is a very important one. Below we'll share some tips and tricks you can use to keep everyone in the family healthy and … [Read more...]

Keeping Your Family Educated and Safe

As a parent, it’s essential to bestow your wisdom onto your children while also allowing them to glean knowledge through real-life experiences. The former is particularly important during their formative years. In the hopes of keeping your kin educated, safe, and out of harm’s way, it’s prudent to arm them with tips, tricks, and insight on how to navigate potentially dangerous situations. Here are some topics that every parent should discuss with … [Read more...]

Monday Morning Link Up | Giveaway Linky

Monday Morning Link Up | Giveaway Linky Welcome to Monday Morning Link Up! This is a great way to spread the word about your giveaways and find a few to enter as well! The rules are simple: 1) Giveaways must be family friendly 2) Check out a few giveaways for yourself! (there is no obligation to enter any) You are invited to the Inlinkz link party! Click here to enter … [Read more...]

Keys to Being a Healthy Mom

While being a mom can be one of the most joyous and fulfilling experiences of your life, it is not an easy task. This is true no matter what age your kids are as you give yourself over to their needs and keeping a healthy, happy, and clean household. It can be very easy to lose yourself in taking care of your children. This focus on others can come with weight gain, frustration, the flare-up of chronic conditions, and a lack of focus on the … [Read more...]

Renovating Your Outdoor Space

As the summer season rolls back around, more and more individuals are preparing their outdoor spaces for relaxation and enjoyment. While there are many ways to transform your outdoor space, the best approach is to sit down and plan out what activities you want to be able to do in it. For example, some may want a garden to tend to while others may want a grill to enjoy outdoor cooking. Here are some great ideas to consider when renovating your … [Read more...]

Getting Into Summer Shape

Living a healthy lifestyle comes with a number of benefits, but we often focus even more when summer comes around. Although health and fitness are year-long goals, there are steps you can take to make that extra push. Here are a few tips for getting into summer shape. Professional Help Many people are able to stay in excellent shape without relying on expert help. However, a few sessions with a personal trainer can help you develop a … [Read more...]