Affordably Providing Healthy Food for a Large Family

Feeding a large family (defined as two parents with four or more children) while trying to maintain a healthy diet will cost several hundred dollars a month or more. With most families trying to maintain a budget while still eating healthy, spending needs to be critically analyzed in all areas. When you shop smarter but also find ways to excite your family over healthy eating and weight loss rewards, you can find creative ways to eat healthy and … [Read more...]

Helping Your College Student with Setting Up Their Dorm

Your young one is heading off to college. Adjusting to college life can be difficult, but there are steps you can take to make the transition a bit easier. One of the biggest adjustments is moving away from home life and into a dorm, and you can help. Here are a few ideas to consider. Figuring out Furniture It's important to know how furnished your child's dorm room will be. Once you find out what items come with the room, you can start … [Read more...]

Ways to Strengthen Your Bond With Your Teens

There was a time when your kids thought you were the coolest human being on the planet. Often attached to your hip they wanted to be everywhere you were. Now that they’re older, however, every action made or phrase uttered embarrasses them and friends and technology have taken your place. Though a natural part of growing into their own independence, the parent-child relationship during the teenage years drastically changes. While you want to … [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...]

Should I divorce my cheating husband? 

We often believe in romantic stories and tales. Perhaps every girl wants to have a happy ending like the Disney princesses. And many of these dreams we carry with us into adulthood, relying on the perfect marriage. Nevertheless, fairy tales remain fairy tales, but reality can be very cruel. And once you find out that your husband is cheating on you. This news stuns like thunder from the sky. Many questions arise in the head and the main one is: … [Read more...]

5 Gifts From the Family Dads Will Cherish

Buying dads gifts are sometimes no easy feat. They seem much more complex than moms sometimes. Or maybe that’s just because I never could understand my dad fully, although it doesn’t mean I love him any less. If you’re in the same boat as me, here are some foolproof tips in buying gifts for dad. A Fishing or Hunting (or any type of) Trip Fishing, hiking, camping, all somehow seem to be unanimous with cold, wet and uncomfortable to me … [Read more...]

Should You Monitor Your Teen’s Internet Use?

When the answer is "It's nothing mom," every time you ask your child what's on his or her phone, you may start feeling anxious as your parent radar glows red. Fears of cyber bullying, chat rooms and inappropriate YouTube videos race through your mind. These are not trifling concerns. Children and teens don't need to be sitting at a Chromebook to be constantly accessing media online. More than 75 percent of teens have smartphones, and a … [Read more...]

How to Choose a Dentist for the Family 

You can’t skip going to the dentist. The moment your teeth first sprout in your mouth, you need to start seeing the dentist. Regular visits need to become a part of your life. If you’re searching for a dentist, follow the tips below. You don’t want to waste your time with a sub-service provider. Seeing an unskilled dentist can be a traumatic experience.   Know Your Benefits  Figure out the ins and outs and your health insurance plan … [Read more...]

Foster Care: How it Can Change Lives for the Better 

Foster care is a system or an arrangement that provides a home for kids who are unable to live in their own parental homes. These kids have suffered far-reaching predicament due to a number of factors, which include but are not limited to broken marriages, death of biological parents, uncontrollable kids, loss of jobs, bankruptcy, or incapacitation of parents due to injury or sickness. Being a worldwide need, foster care only has one necessary … [Read more...]

Top Tips for First Time Home Buyers 

Being a home buyer for the first time is an exciting experience. With your whole life laid out in front of you, how could you not be thrilled by the prospect of owning your own home? You should know, however, that, as exhilarating as passing this milestone in life may be, it does still come with its fair share of trials and tribulations.  If you’re looking to get on the property ladder but have no clue how to take the first steps in as … [Read more...]