How to Dress Up Your Man This Winter

Sure, the summer has its perks – every day is filled with sunshine and you can hang out at the beach for hours – but the winter is the real unsung hero of the year. Why? Because of winter fashion, that is why. With cooler days and longer nights, you can get seriously creative. From expert layering to well-chosen accessories, the options are endless. But not everyone always knows what to do with their wardrobe once shorts and sandals are taken off the table, and if you are reading this right … [Read more...]

6 Stocking Stuffer Ideas Your Kids will Clap For

Thanksgiving is almost over and the hint of Christmas to come is in the air. For most parents, this means hustling to get the things that are on every child’s Christmas list as the holiday looms. For parents, the time comes a bit more quickly than it does for the little ones in their lives. One of the things that parents seem to struggle with is coming up with great stocking stuffers to fill those stockings to overflow for the kids to find come Christmas morning. With that in mind, read on below … [Read more...]

Stay Safe While Decorating: Instead of Sliding Across Shingles, Consider Laser Lights!

The holiday season is a time of cheer, good will, and happiness for all. Millions of people demonstrate that spirit by decorating their homes with a variety of lights, figurines, inflatables, and outdoor displays. But decorating can be dangerous. Holiday Decorating Can Be Dangerous According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, during a three-year study over the course of three consecutive holiday seasons, "an estimated 17,465 persons were treated in U.S. hospital … [Read more...]

Future Hope After Infertility

Family means so many different things to different people. For some, it’s being gathered ‘round a table for a big meal; for others, it’s two men and a dog; for still more, it’s hearing stories from grandparents or having water fights with cousins. For many, family means creating offspring and showing them love - something many people can do without a second thought. For those experiencing infertility or requiring assisted reproductive technologies, such as older women, single parents, or … [Read more...]

Running With Your Kids, Instead of Just Running After Them

When you’re a mom it seems like there is never enough time in the day to get everything done. There are some days when you may barely have time to shower, much less fit in a workout. If this sounds like you, a running stroller may be just the thing you need to get out there and fit in that workout. With the weather cooling down, now is the perfect time to skip that gym workout and get out in the fresh air. You want to make sure you and your kids have the best experience possible, so here are … [Read more...]

10 Cold & Flu Season Reminders for Busy Moms

Looking to stay ahead of cold and flu germs this fall and winter? Don’t miss these 10 essential tips for busy moms: Stock Up Do it now. Stock up on boxes of tissues for all the commonly used rooms in your house, and don’t forget travel packs for the car. Hand sanitizer and antibacterial soaps will also come in handy, as well as antiseptic wipes and sprays to clean off popular surfaces like doorknobs and faucets. Truly leave no reason for your kids not to be getting rid of germs when … [Read more...]

How To Take the Stress Out of Your Family Life

Life is stressful. No two ways about it. Family life can be stressful too, but that is not how it should be. Actively taking time to reduce or even eliminate stress from your family life has a whole host of benefits. Establishing a stress-free household takes work and teamwork, but there are things you can do for yourself, as a parent, to reduce the stress on a personal level too. This, in turn, filters out to the rest of the family and you will find that the levels of stress, angst and … [Read more...]

How to Keep Your Feet on The Ground After a Fire Fiasco at Home

Fire, flood and similar disasters are sudden, unwanted, yet very real in every homeowner’s life. With the rates of storms and floods increasing, the risks of short-circuits and an electrical fire are increasing as well. You can never be too careful about these disasters or be too confident that your home is thoroughly disaster-proof. Unless you have faced any of these perilous situations before, it might be difficult for you to imagine the emotional and physical stress one has to go through … [Read more...]