You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one -- Guest Post

I was a weird kid.A shy kid. A sensitive kid.A dreamer.I knew instinctively, from early childhood on, that I was somehow different from nearly everyone around me. I was perplexed by people, and they, in turn, seemed somewhat perplexed by me.I was fascinated by them, though ....more

Graduation Season: a primer for parents whose kids are headed to (loud intake of breath) college -- guest post

These days, kids “graduate” a lot. Cap and gown ceremonies mark the exits from ...more

Creating Great Workspaces at Home -- Guest Post

More and more of the workforce is telecommuting or working at home at least part of the time....more

Carpet vs Hardwood Floor for Newborn Babies -- S Post

First time parents might feel overwhelmed as they try to figure out how things should be done. There are so many decisions to be made that when it comes down to flooring it can be too much. Deciding whether you want carpet vs hardwood floor for newborn babies is something that many parents spend countless hours trying to figure out ....more

The spirit world is waiting for a good way! -- Guest Post

When I was 11 years old, I had my first paranormal experience. At that time, I had no idea what the word paranormal meant. In fact, I didn’t even believe that there could be spirits or “ghosts” lurking on this planet ....more

Ask a teacher: What do teachers really want for Teacher Appreciation Week?

Teacher Appreciation Week is just around the corner. Yes, I get a whole week. Be jealous ....more

How to bake eggs into the basket with the oven -- Fail kitchen

Not much of a fail here...unless you count my awesome 90s style. Easy to make eggs in a basket ....more

What happens when a bank executive, an attorney and a CHOC vice president eat only food from a South County Outreach pantry? Answer: Nothing

At this point, I have written extensively about my mere brush against the fear of possibly facing poverty during the economic crash.We struggled for two years while my husband looked for work and we took care of our twin babies best we could while managing a house we could no longer afford. We used government programs to supplement our meager income until we could afford to get off.But what we never did? What we never did was face poverty itself ....more

Why professional essay services are so important -- S post

Especially college and university students are under tremendous pressureAny college or university curriculum is stuffed full of educational material which has to be addressed during a specific semester. We all know that life can’t be just work; there has to be a little entertainment and fun. The problem is sometimes students get carried away and this is in some measure due to peer pressure ....more

The New Parent's Guide to Buying More Sleep (It Involves Windows) -- S Post

If you've already got children, you'll know exactly what direction this article is heading in. If not, you'll find it invaluable in several months’ time when your new addition is giving you stretches of sleepless nights.Some people might think that the above term is overused, but as any new parent will testify there really isn't any such thing as a good night's sleep during the opening few months. Even if your baby is one of the few who wanted twelve ours of shut eye, their need for feeding means that this just isn't possible.Bearing this in mind, you need to do everything you can to maximize the chances of you experiencing a solid night's sleep ....more