5 Reasons Why Moms Need to Know Their Credit Scores

Moms bear a heavy financial burden. Most moms are responsible for the finances of the entire household, which means that they need to figure out how to manage the household income well enough to provide for everyone in the family. This is a big responsibility that can make any mom panic. This pressure is even one of the most common stressors that moms experience and can effect a lot of the decisions that they family makes. These issues are very unfortunate, but moms still need to carry the burden of the household finances no matter what....more

Why Keeping Your Home and Kids Safe Isn't as Simple as It Used to Be

All you need to do to make your home safe is check your smoke detectors and lock your doors at night, right? This may have been the case for some homes in the past, but today, moms have to be aware of much more to keep their home safe. There are so many more things that you need to worry about protecting today than there used to be, and you have to take special measures to make sure that every part of your home and everything inside it are safe at all times....more

Fall Fashion Trends for 2014

Now that summer is coming to a close, the tank tops and shorts will soon be packed away in order to make room for the coats, scarves, boots, and jeans. This fall season is full of new and old trends working together to create amazing fashion. Here are the top trends ready to be debuted for fall: 1. Oversized Everything ...more
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Seven Simple Ways to Cut Big Wedding Costs

A wedding is a symbol of love, devotion, and celebration. It’s a time when friends and family come together to rejoice the union of two people in love—a time when two families become one. And, a time when the bride’s parents’ credit cards are maxed out.Weddings have become an expensive commercialized production that can take away from the beauty of the union itself. A wedding should be one of the happiest, most carefree days for the bride, groom, and their families, and unfortunately the high wedding costs can impede on that joy....more

Best Dishes for the Big Game

As baseball season winds down and football just begins, there are plenty of sporting events to look forward to. Whether it’s the World Series party you’re planning, or a Sunday afternoon football party, food is always a must. As much as chips, dip, beer, and soda are appreciated, sometimes it’s nice to provide dishes that are still simple yet feel a little more gourmet, like these Sargento recipes:1. Grilled PizzaIngredients:1 1/3 c warm water1 envelope active dry yeast1 Tbsp. sugar...more

How to Dress Your Body Type for Style

When it comes to fashion, being stylish is not about the amount of clothing you have in your closet; instead, it’s about how the pieces you have fit your body type. As long as you have classic pieces that are flattering to your body shape, you have a stylish outfit for any occasion.Here are classic pieces and fits for every body type and a break down of what styles work best for each body type:Staples for Every Closet:...more

How to Protect Your Kids from Bullies

Bullying has been a problem in schools for centuries. The reasons kids bully other kids are very diverse and sometimes difficult to pin point, making it almost impossible to correct or prevent. Many parents and schools are making attempts to reduce bullying in schools, but the issue still remains....more

When TV Can be Good for Moms

Moms are constantly crowded with information that TV is bad always and you should never let anyone in your family watch it. Between overstimulation and violent programs, the dangers of TV always seem to outweigh any positives. Many parents have even considered canceling their TV subscriptions all together to save their children from the harmful effects of TV....more

8 Great Mid-Season Shows You’ll Want to Watch

It is that time of year again on television. The reign of mid-season premiers continues this spring with some surprising new shows ready to make a big splash in the entertainment world, including shows on both network channels and premium cable. Normal Heart via HBO Here is a run down of great new shows popping up in the final weeks of April and the beginning of May 2014. April 22: Faking It (MTV) ...more
Penny Dreadful is brilliant but Bad Teacher, thankfully, has already been cancelled.more

Traditional Chinese Medicine and You

“To keep the body in god health is a duty, for otherwise we shall not be able to trim the lamp of wisdom, and keep our mind strong and clear,” wrote Buddha several centuries ago.Today, many people search out holistic treatment for the same reason. Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) offers a total focus on wellness and prevention as well as healthy cures for the entire body. TCM works to optimize health, wellbeing, and sustainability in life....more