Healthy Lunch Packing Ideas for Back to School

Packing lunch for your little one doesn't always have to mean giving them something unhealthy. In fact, with a little bit of creativity and the right shopping list, you can pack a lunch that's much healthier than what the school has to offer. This can fuel them with essential vitamins and nutrients while instilling their love for better-for-you foods. To get started, invest in a compartmentalized lunch box and try out the ideas below. … [Read more...]

Tips for Taking Care of an Older Dog

If you've been blessed with a dog, you'll likely live with them through their golden years. Even though your dog's care requirements will be different as they age, they have an excellent chance of enjoying these years in happiness. Knowing the best ways to provide care will help ensure that they live lives as fulfilling as possible. Dietary Needs A dog's energy level drops somewhat as they age, making obesity a risk to look out for when … [Read more...]

What To Do When Mom No Longer Feels Like The Word

Picture Credit   Being a full-time mom is fantastic. Unlike many other women, you’re in a privileged position where you get to take total responsibility for your youngsters. You don’t have to worry about handing them over or missing out on big moments. You should be jumping with joy at this amazing experience. So, why aren’t you? Even when you understand how lucky you are, it’s not unusual to feel a little stifled when you’re looking … [Read more...]

5 Packing Essentials When Traveling with a Baby

Getting packed and ready to travel with a baby can be an overwhelming experience for many parents. However, with the right list of packing essentials, you can make traveling with your infant less stressful and give you peace of mind that you have everything taken care of and ready to go. Here are five packing essentials when traveling with a small infant: A portable place to change. Changing pads can provide you a clean space to … [Read more...]

Work Attire 101: Tips for Working Moms 

Whether you like it or not, in today's modern world how you dress has a direct impact on how successful you are in the workplace. Many people don't realize that, even though your appearance doesn't impact your performance, first impressions are important to clients and customers alike.  As a mom who is just heading back into the workplace, you may be a little rusty on everything work attire related. You may not have worked in the time when … [Read more...]

Going on a Genealogical-Inspired Trip Overseas

One of the hottest topics of conversation these days centers on one, very interesting question; "Where do you come from?". More people than ever are digging into their ancestry to discover where their roots really lie. There are several websites and even a few companies that can help track lineage based on a simple DNA test. The ultimate tour of discovery would be to act on the information gathered digitally and embark on an amazing adventure to … [Read more...]

8 Summer Water Safety Tips for Kids 

When summertime rolls around each year, the opportunity for a variety of water activities comes about, such as spending time on paddle boards or swimming in a pool, which offer fun and exercise for your child. It’s important, however, before engaging in water activities that your child knows how to keep himself safe. And as a parent, it’s up to you to provide the proper instruction and supervision. Here are 8 summer water safety tips for … [Read more...]

Why Everyone Raves About Exercise: The Brilliant Benefits Of Regular Workouts

Doctors have said that if exercise was a pill, it would be the most commonly prescribed drug in the world. Exercise is a natural tonic, which can provide a whole host of health benefits. These days, you can’t move for news headlines or magazine articles extolling the advantages of an active lifestyle, but just why is everyone raving about exercise? If you haven’t discovered the benefits of regular workouts yet, here’s a guide to give you … [Read more...]

Raising Your Child Right: 6 Myths You Need to Get Over Today 

No parent out there is perfect, but there is proof that certain living conditions, rules, behaviors, etc. can mold a child into a specific type of adult. It’s the old nature vs. nurture debate, and it will never be solved. However, over the years, many parents have gotten on board with certain myths that simply don’t have a leg to stand on. No matter how old your child may be, if you are a parent, here are six myths you need to get over today in … [Read more...]

Taking Care Of Yourself When Your Ill

It is nice to have friends and family around you when you aren't feeling your best. In fact, sometimes, it is hard to know what you would do without them. It is essential though that you can take care of yourself too. And, this doesn't mean the big things like driving, and heavy lifting or rushing your recovery. Instead, it means booking things like home care and drinking enough water.  Here are some tips to help you take care of … [Read more...]