5 Good Paying Jobs for Your Recent High School Graduate

When your child graduates high school, they typically have a decision to make – do they continue onto college, or do they get a job? For some, affording college is simply not an option at the moment, and so their choice is typically to start looking for a job. And while having a higher education degree can help you to earn more money in the long run, that doesn't mean your child can't find a decent paying job right out of high school. In fact, … [Read more...]

5 Lessons to Teach Your Child Before They Leave for College

5 Lessons to Teach Your Child Before They Leave for College Adulting is hard work. But when you’ve been doing adult-type things for years, it’s easy to think of them as common sense. Doing laundry may be an intuitive process, but everyone needs a lesson so they don’t put the towels in with the delicates. Laundry is one of many things you should teach your children before they leave for college. This list covers the basic lessons your child … [Read more...]

Get the True Skinny on Skinny Jeans!

Love them or dread them, skinny jeans aren’t going anywhere, except perhaps in your closet or wrapped around your body. The myth that skinny jeans can only be worn by thin people is just that, a myth. Worn by both men and women, skinny jeans generally refer to extremely tight-fitting pants with tapered legs. You know a true skinny jean with its snug leg fit and the hem ends in a small leg opening that can be anywhere from 9 inches to 20 … [Read more...]

5 Fun Diversions that Can Improve Your Health at the Same Time

5 Fun Diversions that Can Improve Your Health at the Same Time Let’s face it: moms are busy. Twenty-four hours simply isn’t enough time for moms to accomplish everything they need to do in a day. As such, it can be difficult for moms to find time to allocate a few hours a day to healthy activities –– let alone enjoyable diversions. However, the good news is, you can kill two birds with one stone and delight in these five healthy hobbies that … [Read more...]

4 Reasons to Consider a Plant-Based Diet

4 Reasons to Consider a Plant-Based Diet Adopting a plant-based diet doesn't require you to give up meat entirely, although you certainly can. As long as your diet consists primarily of fruits and vegetables, your health will benefit. Besides all the delicious vegetarian recipes available now, a plant-based diet can improve your quality of life as a whole. Plants Are Good for Your Blood Image via Flickr by Sole Treadmill Studies show … [Read more...]

Protect Your Family With a Water Filter

Protect your family with a water filter You might think that living in America, there is no need to have a water filter for our drinking water. Surely one of the perks of living in the first world is that we have a limitless supply of clean water coming from the tap whenever we need it? Unfortunately, the truth does not quite live up to the expectation. Pour yourself a glass of tap water and take a drink. The taste alone is likely to tell … [Read more...]

A Guide To The Different Hunting Seasons

A Guide To The Different Hunting Seasons No matter what state you live in, it’s widely accepted that hunting is one of the great American past times. After all, what could be better than exploring the wilderness, and even possibly camping under the stars or beside a beautiful river? However, the time of the year can be dependent upon what game is available to hunt, and even perhaps what legislation says you can pursue in certain months and … [Read more...]

5 questions to ask when choosing a day care center

5 questions to ask when choosing a day care center Choosing the best day care center for your child can be a difficult task. After all, you want to know with complete certainty that your child will be in good hands when you leave them there each day, and asking the right questions is the best way to help you sort the good from the bad. While checking they are appropriately licensed and accredited is a given, there are a few other … [Read more...]

Love your skin? Here’s how to make it shine

Love your skin? Here’s how to make it shine Everyone has skin, but most of us will allow it to cop a fair bit of abuse over our lifetimes. Many of us know the cleanse, tone, moisturize routine, but what else can you do to keep it healthy and youthful? Read below for some of the technologies that are available today to keep your epidermis in the best shape possible. Hopefully it goes without saying, but sunscreen really is your best … [Read more...]

4 Simple Steps to Help Your Child Refinance Their Student Loans

According to Forbes Magazine, student debt in America is higher than both credit card and auto loan debt, with over 44 million borrowers and over $1.3 trillion in outstanding loans. With these numbers, it is no surprise that your child may be feeling a crunch on their finances as a result of student loan payments. Many graduates find it difficult or nearly impossible to make their student loan payments every month, while others just want to … [Read more...]