A Brief Guide to Medical Insurance for Your Kids 

Medical coverage is spiraling out of control, leaving many families feeling helpless. A family medical plan can easily exceed $500 a month, making it more expensive than some families' mortgage payments. Adults and children alike need medical care, though, and opting for insurance tends to be far less expensive than paying out of pocket. Knowing which medical plan to invest in can be tricky, especially with so many options to choose from. … [Read more...]

Tips to Help You Cook

Tips to Help You Cook These days, you can find great recipes everywhere: in your grandmother's archives, in the pages of your favorite magazine, and all over the Internet. The greatest recipes in the world, though, won't help you prepare delicious food efficiently, so it's wise to tackle cooking from a common-sense perspective. Here are some useful cooking tips and techniques that are designed to help you optimize the time you spend in your … [Read more...]

Why Flowers Keep Us Happy and Healthy 

We all know about flowers, and most of us love them. What many of us don't realize is that they can have a big and beneficial impact on our lives. Growing flowers in and around our homes help to make them just a little bit brighter. The simple act of caring for our flowers can also help to keep us healthy, and the blossoms themselves can even clean the air!  They Keep Things Beautiful  Most of us love flowers because of the way they … [Read more...]

Spooky Glow Jars Halloween Craft

 Spooky Glow Jars Halloween Craft My kids have been begging me to start picking out their costumes for Halloween. September just began, but they are already excited for fall. So for this post, I thought I’d give you a couple of ideas of quick, fun and creative ways to create a “spooky jar”. Above is the jar I made. I must say, this is the first time I’ve attempted this craft and I learned a few important things that I will share at the … [Read more...]

4 Factors that Influence Women’s Fertility  

The decision to have a child is a life-changing one, and it shouldn’t be taken lightly. However, if you’ve done your homework, completed your preparations, and have your heart set on starting a family then it’s time to get down to the practical side of things –– i.e. conception. Unfortunately, some women may have trouble conceiving and not know why they’re struggling. To that point, we’re here to provide you with some answers about fertility and … [Read more...]

Four Places To Take Your Tweens Before They Grow Up 

Kids grow up fast. In a blink of an eye, you will be getting ready to send them to college or fixing them up for their wedding, crying tears of joy in front of the altar. Every parent wants to make the most of their child’s youth; kids are naturally sweet, thoughtful, loving and don’t judgment anyone.   Before you miss the chance to bond with them while they are still young, you need to take every opportunity to introduce them to the beautiful … [Read more...]

Is Work-Life Balance Realistic for Mothers 

We all know someone who does it all. Has a perfect life, the perfect husband, the perfect kids, the perfect job and her house is always clean. That person seems to have it all figured out and has no problems at all.    That is an unrealistic and wrong perception of what life as a mom is. No matter how it may seem, everyone has their problems, and let me assure you that there is no such thing as a perfect life. On top of being a working … [Read more...]

What Are the Main Differences Between Chef’s Knives? 

You have decided to update your cooking skills and plan to do it by purchasing new equipment. The time when you are searching for the right knife is the T-1 of your development. If you have heard of chef’s knives – the multipurpose tools that professional chefs and restaurant personnel use, you should start looking for the right product at once. But how can you do it without knowing the main differences between chef's … [Read more...]

What Can You Do When Standard Workout Motivations Fail?

It’s fair to say that most people who engage with a fitness routine know that they may, at some point, struggle with motivation. This is a well-known problem, and one that has led to the rise of multiple advice columns and tips in the past. However, motivation is a curious thing, and many people find that the “guaranteed”  motivators don’t always work for them. While it can be helpful to buy a dress in a lower size as a target goal, or engage … [Read more...]

What Is Disney’s Moonlight Magic Event?

In recent years, Disney introduced one of the best perks ever for members of the Disney Vacation Club. It's called Disney's Moonlight Magic, and for fans of Mickey Mouse, it's the best party ever. The basic concept is this: DVC members have the opportunity to enjoy an after-hours party at a Disney park. With the park closed to open-admission guests, lines are short. Plus, there are many bonuses that go with attending one of these events. … [Read more...]