3 Ways to Clean Out a Loved One’s Estate

When you are dealing with the loss of a loved one, the entire ordeal becomes more difficult when you have to clean out the home or estate of the deceased. Your emotions are already all over the place and trying to work through the memories and physical items can be downright overwhelming. If you have been left with the task of emptying the estate and selling the home, these tips might help you find the process more manageable. Divide Up the Labor The volume of labor involved … [Read more...]

Fun Indoor Activities for Kids During Quarantine

Many countries around the world are implementing lockdowns as a measure to stop the growing number of cases brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic. With many people under home quarantine, the activities that people can do become limited. For children, staying at home and out of school may seem fun for the first few days, but things will get boring once they stay inside their houses for a prolonged period. To relieve the anxious and uncertain atmosphere for the kids and the grownups while staying … [Read more...]

10 Bidet Options for Families

Some people have started making their own bidet at home with parts around the house. This is an excellent idea for anyone who didn’t stock up on toilet paper during the coronavirus outbreak. With toilet paper being sold out nationwide, it’s important to have options that can last during these difficult times. Are bidets more sanitary than toilet paper? It’s said that bidets are more sanitary than toilet paper. Since toilet paper tends to smear your poo around and can leave you with poo … [Read more...]

How Do I Protect My Elderly Parents at Home?

It's never easy seeing your parents get older but it's important to ensure they remain comfortable and secure at home as long as possible. This can be a difficult task, especially if you don't know where to start. So to help you through this trying time, here are a few important tips to keep in mind. Be Realistic About Their Needs It can be difficult to come to terms with the fact that your parents may need help with simple, everyday tasks. But ultimately, being realistic about their needs … [Read more...]

Is Your Family Ready for a Pet?

Adopting a new pet can add warmth to your home and teach every family member about empathy and unconditional love. When children grow up with animals, they learn compassion and selflessness, and they become more likely to be caring adults when they grow up. However, just because the idea of having a pet sounds fulfilling, doesn’t mean that your family is ready for such a decision. A pet would be a big part of your family, so here’s how you can determine whether your household is ready to … [Read more...]

Enough is Enough: Helping a Loved One With a Drinking Problem

Alcoholism is a major problem globally. If you have a friend, spouse, child, or parent struggling with alcoholism, you already know the pain that comes with it. You also know the pain that your loved ones go through when trying to quit alcohol. If you tell someone to stop drinking and abusing alcohol, he or she can only try. Why? It is a disease that affects everyone who is around the drunkard. Once you have noticed that someone has issues controlling his or her addiction, you need to intervene … [Read more...]

The Best Ways to Support Your Children

Having children changes your entire world. You go from only having to take care of yourself to having to care for other little human beings. That first time you become a parent may seem scary because no one gives us a guidebook to raising children, it's not like ACCE International does any product development research on parenting.  Whether you're a new parent or have been raising kids for years, I'm here to share some fabulous tips that will help you support your children no matter what … [Read more...]

How to Lovingly Convince a Family Member to Seek Professional Help

If you know someone with a drug or alcohol addiction then you know how much of a sensitive topic it can be to bring up. Approaching a person to try to convince them to seek professional help is even more difficult. Needless to say, there might come a time when you have to muster the strength to speak to them because addiction doesn’t just affect the user; it also harms anyone who deals with them on a regular basis. That’s why alcoholism or drug addiction is considered a family disease. There is … [Read more...]