We all want our families to be happy. Many of the decisions we make on a daily basis involve happiness and making sure everyone feels loved and cared for. But did you know that happiness is often directly linked to health? Unless you’re paying attention to your family’s health, happiness may be elusive. 6 Tips for Creating a Healthy Family As a parent, you have an … [Read more...] about How to Keep Your Family Happy and Healthy
Every once in a blue moon, the fashion world goes nuts for wearable controversy. Such is the case of religious jewelry worn by the faithful and the chic alike, in modern-day times made not only to bound believers to their belief, but also to be photographed and featured in prestige magazines. Have they lost their sacred properties? Not necessarily, no. But, if you do go on … [Read more...] about Know What You’re Wearing: The Symbolism of Christian Rings
Mom knows best, even if it takes you until you’re an adult to realize she’s usually right about things. Your mom is your best friend when you’re a toddler, your worst enemy at times when you’re a teen, and she’s back to BFF-status when you reach adulthood. It takes a while to get over your own ego to realize she’s not out to get you and make your life miserable, but that she’s … [Read more...] about The Best Advice Your Mom Will Ever Give You
For parents of school-aged children, one of the more frustrating things to watch is an underperforming child who gets bad grades. You know your child is smart and capable of getting good grades, but somehow they’re barely passing. What, if anything, can you do about it? 7 Steps for Helping Children Improve Grades As a parent, you have a duty to help your children grow … [Read more...] about What Can Parents Do to Help Kids Raise Their Grades?
Worldwide tennis champion Serena Williams pretty much slays everything she does, and that’s soon going to include motherhood. To celebrate the upcoming arrival of her little one, she recently posed for the cover of Vanity Fair – wearing nothing but panties and a body chain. Serena first met her man, Reddit inventor Alexis Ohanian, in 2015 at a hotel in Rome. After a year … [Read more...] about Serena Williams Poses Topless As Pregnant Goddess For Vanity Fair, And Some People Find It Disgusting
The flaming hot debate between those for and against vaccinating children has flared up once again. Registered nurse Camille Echols’ daughter Ashley recently had to be treated in the ER after being exposed to a child with chickenpox, which prompted the mom to pen a scathing essay about ‘anti-vaxxers’ and the danger they create for kids like hers. Anti-vaxxers have used a … [Read more...] about Mom Warns Everyone About The Dangers Of Anti-Vaxxing After Her Daughter Ends Up In ER
You might remember this photo that went viral back in April: Original photo by Jason Y. Evans, shared with permission in this Upworthy post. It was being sold in New York University's campus bookstore. The boys' equivalent to the girls' "I hate my thighs" baby onesie was "I'm super." (I mean, really?! That's some pretty pointed messaging.) After the photo went viral, it … [Read more...] about Tired of stereotypical girls’ clothes, these women did something about it then banded together.
If you’re a parent then you’ll no doubt be familiar with the back pain associated with carrying those awkward baby car seats. But a lot of that pain could be avoided if you just knew how to carry it right. Many people hook their arm through the handle and carry it in the crook of their elbow, but as you can see from the video below, there’s a much easier way to do … [Read more...] about Weve Been Carrying Baby Car Seats WRONG The Whole Time
They're like your parents but way, way cooler. 1. They always make your favorite food and it always feels like home. 2. They create adventures and join you on a scavenger hunt. 3. They taught you that everything can be fixed with a little patience and positive attitude. 4. They always have your back. Like ALWAYS. 5. They have full of interesting stories. 6. … [Read more...] about Why Grandparents Are The Best
Picking a gift for a baby shower is not that easy, unless the hosts have already made a registered list of gifts they could use. So, if you are not sure what to buy, and by purchasing a mundane gift you take the risk of getting something someone else will also bring, then make sure to stick around. Here, we are going to list several really unique and creative gifts for a baby … [Read more...] about 6 Creative and Unique Baby Shower Gift Ideas for 2017
Did someone say dad jokes? Well, we got a lot of them! … [Read more...] about 19 Silly Dad Jokes to Celebrate Father’s Day
Tonight, we were in Walmart standing in a long line waiting to check out. My sweet 2-year-old wanted me to hold him. As I picked him up out of the cart, his shirt came up exposing his two stomas and bags on his stomach. Typically, I have a onesie underneath his shirt, but tonight I just got him dressed quickly to run to the store. The onesie helps to keep his bags in one place … [Read more...] about To the Woman Who Said this About My Two Year-Old Son
Children and teens of the modern era seem to be growing up at a record pace. Even those too young to read understand how to use technology in order to watch their favorite show or play their favorite game. This has not eliminated the need for parents that are willing to have tough conversations or awkward conversations with their kids or teens. Not addressing these tough topics … [Read more...] about Tough Conversations That You Have To Have With Your Children or Teens
Kid’s birthday parties can be stressful, but seeing the joy in the little one’s eyes makes everything else disappear and all of the troubles simply melt away. Still, it is a huge job and there is big responsibility on the parents’ part to orchestrate the best party that both the grownups and the kids will enjoy. The children’s happiness matters almost the same as the parents’, … [Read more...] about How to Throw the Best Birthday Party for Your Children
Budgets are tight especially among Toronto’s Millennial crowd, and when it comes to their getting married, many have opted out of the traditional pomp and circumstance in favour of a more laid back approach. Many modern couples want a celebration that will reflect their sense of humor, personality, and community, while also reflecting the financial realities of 2017. They … [Read more...] about Here’s Why Millennial Couples Are Choosing A More Casually Catered Wedding Affair
There are many reasons why you should save money and learn to practice prudence, and it is a skill that will definitely come in handy as you mature. First, you learn to be patient, second, you become more resourceful, and third, you have more money to buy something really useful. Furthermore, you can easily end up with bad credit if you are not careful and knowing how to save … [Read more...] about 6 Ways to Save Money That You Probably Haven’t Thought Of
Choosing a place to live as a senior is a difficult choice. Perhaps you have lived in the same house for decades, and now it is time to move somewhere new. This is a big decision to make, and there are a lot of things that you should consider before you make your final decision. One major thing you should examine during your search is the design of the senior living center. … [Read more...] about Are Your Parents Getting into Their Golden Years? Things to Look for in Senior Housing
Divorce and custody battles can be long, confusing, and complicated endeavors, and one of the biggest points of confusion is the nature of child support. Unfortunately for any parent facing the prospect of divorce, child support is anything but a simple and straightforward topic. Even though some situations clearly call for defined amounts and defined responsibilities, to an … [Read more...] about Child Support 101: Who Pays and How Much?
The average cost of a wedding in America is over $31,000 according to a recent survey of 16,000 brides by The Knot. Spending that kind of money was harder to justify when the economy was still recovering from the financial crisis, but many couples are now spending like there is no tomorrow as if there is a direct correlation between enjoyment and cost. Tack on an additional … [Read more...] about Goodbye wedding photographers, hello photo booths?
What to look for when Buying Best Double Stroller Shopping for a stroller can prove to be an expensive affair, especially for new and anxious parents. Today, there are endless models of strollers available in the market with various price tags. So, deciding on the best stroller may not always be an easy decision. To top it all, if you have twins, double stroller becomes … [Read more...] about What to Look for when Buying Best Double Stroller
Importance of Pregnancy Pillow during Pregnancy A pregnancy pillow can prove to be a great blessing for upcoming mothers. After all, a prego pillow can make a mother feel safe, comfortable and well protected during bed time. As such, the need for pregnancy pillow goes beyond comfort and support. They play a great role in slowing down body pain, improving blood circulation … [Read more...] about Importance of Pregnancy Pillow during Pregnancy