5 Ways to Discourage Your Kids From Smoking (Even if You’re Currently a Smoker)

Are you worried about your kids smoking? There is some good news and some bad news. First, let’s start with the good news. Teenagers aren’t smoking nearly as much as they were in the 1980s and 1990s. In 2015, only 9.3% of high schoolers reported that they smoked cigarettes within the last 30 days. That figure was almost four times higher before the turn of the century. Unfortunately, smoking is still a temptation that teenagers struggle … [Read more...]

It’s Not About Aging Beautifully, It’s About Aging Healthily

We all have to grow older. It’s a fact of life that we simply must cope with, especially as parents. Raising kids can give us plenty of vigor and strength, but it can also stress and wear at us, body and mind. We want to be there for them, for any grandkids they might give us, and for ourselves, even decades from now. So, what can we do to make sure that our body ages more healthily? Source - CC0 License The mind matters Mental health … [Read more...]

How to Keep Your Family’s Mental Health From Being Negatively Affected During COVID-19

  COVID-19 has taken a toll on all of us, whether we’ve contracted the virus or not. The sudden shock of cultural and societal changes combined with the looming threat of the virus itself has changed our very way of life almost overnight. It’s understandable that adjusting to these changes so suddenly could create strife and negatively affect your family’s mental health.   In this short guide, we’ll go over some tips to help your … [Read more...]

Birth Trauma, Its Impacts, And Healing

An often overlooked impact of giving birth is the trauma that many women experience. According to the BBC, millions of women worldwide have developed conditions, such as PTSD, linked to that trauma, yet awareness of the impact on women and their children is low. The fact of the matter is that birth trauma can have a lasting impact on a mother and her family; being aware of the signs of trauma, and helping to mitigate it, can improve quality of … [Read more...]

Which Holiday Destinations Are Opening First Out Of Lockdown?

We have been told that holidays are canceled and that everyone needs to accept the idea of a staycation this year. However, since governments are economically pinned into a corner and the evidence is showing that the virus is now being better controlled, travel restrictions are being lifted. There are many nations around the world that rely on tourism as their main source of GDP. It's therefore perhaps why so many countries are leading the charge … [Read more...]

4 Ways You Can Protect Your Skin From Aging

In a world that admires the look of youth, it can be difficult to realize you will one day grow old. Perhaps that is why most people are seeking a way to fight wrinkles, dark spots, and saggy skin. If you are looking for techniques to protect your body, check out these four preventative measures. 1. Chemicals Alcohol and nicotine are chemicals that can inflict immense damage to your skin’s tone, strength, and look. As the chemicals … [Read more...]

Innovative 2020 Home Trends That You Should Not Ignore  

Every year, new and fresh ideas enter the home market, and people have to choose what they would like to incorporate every year. As it stands, 2020 has not been a disappointment as there has been several unique and innovative trend and old-school trends that are dominating the market. If you want to revamp your home, here are some trending ideas that will put your home in better shape than before.  Customized Barn … [Read more...]

The Best Morning Health Routine To Follow Every Day

One of the best healthy lifestyle tips for anyone is to get into a good routine. When you have a routine to follow, you easily fall into the habit of making positive choices and doing things that benefit your health. While you should follow healthy habits throughout the day, a routine is easier to follow when it's in the morning.  So, here is the best morning routine that will set you up for a healthy day. It's very easy to do, shouldn't take … [Read more...]

How to Help Your Kid Start Their Own Business 

Helping your child hone their entrepreneurial spirit can work wonders. They’ll learn how to be creative, manage money, and make smart decisions. Eventually, your children will have to learn to think for themselves, and if they’ve demonstrated an interest in starting a small business of their own, it’s important to encourage those entrepreneurial endeavors—even if it just seems like a temporary fad.   Allowing them to follow these goals will … [Read more...]

3 Things You Should Consider Before Sending Your Child to a Christian School

Parents who feel strongly about their faith will often want their children to have an education that reflects their convictions, and that’s perfectly normal. Christian schools are everywhere, and are still a very popular choice for many parents. They’ve also evolved over the years, and you’ll find schools for virtually all denominations. Royalty-free image While it might sound like a good idea for you, however, you also have to make sure … [Read more...]