5 Reasons You Should Hire A Professional Pest Control Service 

We work to keep our homes safe and comfortable for our families but pest infestations can make this a difficult job. Pests such as termites can damage your house structurally while rats, certain species of spiders and bark scorpions can be harmful to your health. If you find your house infected by a certain pest, buying a commercially available pesticide and spraying it in your house seem like a cost-effective and easy option. However, it may … [Read more...]

Parenting a Special Needs Child 

Parenting decisions  As a young girl, I always wanted a child. To be a mom was my greatest dream. I started young, and looking back I would have made better decisions. I would have had my life together before bearing children because I was just a child myself. However, when it happened I had my first parenting decision to make; one that could be easy for some, but for me, not so much. I considered adoption for my child, but could I really … [Read more...]

Tips for Buying Shoes for Young Children 

Once you have a toddler in your household who is beginning to walk, it’s important to find them the best shoes to help support their footsteps and set them on the right road for health and strength and good posture — as well as protect them, of course, from sharp objects and heat on the ground they walk on.   However, selecting the best footwear for young children is often not an easy task. While there are options galore, you need to be … [Read more...]

Career Choices To Consider Across The Healthcare Industry

If you are looking at choosing a career in the healthcare industry, you might not know about all the choices that are on offer. The first thing that people tend to think of is either a doctor or a nurse, and while these are great choices, there are so many other career paths for you to choose from. Even if you do want to become a doctor or a nurse, there are still going to be so many considerations that need to be taken on board during the … [Read more...]

Two Ingredient Sweet and Creamy Fruit Dip Recipe

Two Ingredient Sweet and Creamy Fruit Dip Recipe Valentines Day is right around the corner. As I was considering recipes to share I ran across this quick and easy fruit dip in my recipe box... perfect for feeding to your sweetheart. My family devours it in one sitting... it's that good. You will need: 1 jar marshmallow fluff 1 box room temperature cream cheese mixing bowl beaters See? I told you it was going … [Read more...]

How to Help a Friend Going Through a Bitter Divorce  

The divorce rates we read and hear about aren’t just abstract numbers; they represent a couple and a family going through a hard time. Many don’t have to look too far, some of our closest friends and family members have gone through it. It’s even worse when the divorce is sour and acrimonious. It brings so many negative emotions to the surface and it feels never-ending.   It is so hard seeing someone you care about going through the … [Read more...]

Winterfest at Worlds of Fun | Holiday Traditions plus New Years Eve!

Special thanks to Worlds of Fun for our night of fun. Our family has been season pass holders at World's of Fun for a couple of years now. I personally have been visiting the park since I was around the age of 10, so sharing these fond memories with my own children always brings me joy. Our family tries to visit the park several times during the season to soak it all in. In 2016, Worlds of Fun added a new holiday celebration called … [Read more...]

Getting the Most out of Your Home Decor Choices 

When it comes to interior design, for most of us, it’s all about form. We want our home to feel beautiful, and for our colors to match and our patterns to pop and for everything to look like it’s in its proper place. In short - we want our homes to feel beautiful.  There’s absolutely nothing wrong with that. After all, we’re the ones who have to look at the place, day in, and day out. If it looks hideous, or there’s just something off, it … [Read more...]

How to Keep Your Kids Safe Online 

You teach your kids to look both ways before they cross the street; you tell them not to talk to strangers, and you’re careful to make sure they’re prepared for all sorts of situations that might be unsafe. But are you letting them go online without knowing how to protect themselves against the scammers and other cybercriminals who are out there and anxious to exploit them?   Even if you’re using parental controls and filters, if you … [Read more...]

6 Smart Ways To Save Time On Cleaning Your House 

House cleaning can be a time-consuming process. Even in a small house, the combination of different surfaces to clean and places for dirt and dust to accumulate can make cleaning unmanageable. As a hardworking homeowner, you don’t have the time in your busy schedule to take hours to clean each week. However, a dirty house can be a health risk as well as a social embarrassment. There are many ways to cut down on cleaning time though. Read on for … [Read more...]