How to Avoid Common Springtime Health Issues

Spring is here and most families are getting excited about going back outside to enjoy the fresh air and new life around them. The beautiful weather and sunshine make most families eager to be outside soaking up every second of springtime. However, spring is not always ideal for outdoor fun....more

Three Ways to Keep your Relationship Strong

Being in a committed relationship can be both effortless and grueling. There will be times when you feel like you’re on top of the world and other times when you feel like crawling into a dark cave. One thing is certain, whether you’re relationship is in a good or bad place, if you’re love is strong enough it is always worth it to make things work. Here are three things that will help keep your relationship strong.Share the workload...more

When Are Your Kids Old Enough To Stay Home Alone?

As your children age, it can be difficult to determine when they have reached a maturity level to handle staying home alone. Growing independence is a part of life, but leaving them home alone without any parental supervision can be nerve-wracking, especially the first few times. ...more
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How to Layer for Your Body Shape This Winter

Layering can be a difficult look to pull off for a lot of women. Women want to follow the latest layering trends but still wear what flatters their body best. Not to mention how essential layers are for helping women stay warm during the winter. Layering should be done strategically for each and every woman, not only to keep her warm, but to give her a style that she can be proud of no matter what the season is....more

How to Tell if a TV Show is Appropriate for Your Children

Moms have to worry about a lot of things that their kids might come into contact with. Moms want to ensure that their kids are always safe from harm and doing activities that promote learning and a positive attitude. This is not always an easy task and there are a lot of reasons for moms to worry about what their kids might be exposed to. One of these concerns is what they are watching on TV....more

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