Friday, February 10, 2017

Must-Have Items for Staying Comfortable During Your Pregnancy With Bonus Tips

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By Jenna Brown

The excitement of being pregnant and expected your newborn(s) fills you with joy but your body may not be on the same page. The extra weight from that little bundle of joy could be giving you some discomfort in your back and feet. The emotional swings experienced through the pregnancy could also be distressing even though you only mean the best.

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Monday, January 30, 2017

Strategies to Beat the Stress of Gift Giving

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People often allow one thing or another to steal the joy of gift giving. The stress of hoping they won't hate your gift, fighting through the maze and crowds of the mall, and dealing with high price tags can make us forget what being a cheerful giver ever felt like. Christmas time can become a time of financial burden and fighting crowds. Birthdays can stop being about appreciating the person you're celebrating and become a last minute scramble for a gift. Try these five tips for a much happier gift giving experience.

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6 Relaxation Ideas for a Cozy Night at Home for Couples

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By Rose Martin

Treasuring a relationship requires a lot resolve. Irrespective of the responsibilities and the busy schedules, it is imperative to keep the spark of love alive.

Weekend date nights are the best way to spend quality time together and rev up the romance quotient. They’re fun, extremely relaxing, and certainly possible for any busy couple to indulge in.

Planning your date night? Here are a few great relaxation ideas for a cozy night with your soulmate.
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Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Navigating Online Boutiques for Millennial Moms

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When it comes to motherhood, finding time for ourselves can be difficult, if not downright impossible. Shopping with children, especially toddlers, is another beast entirely.
To young children, the world is their playground – literally. Store shelves become jungle gyms and clothes racks become dark caves to hide in. This can make clothes shopping, or any other shopping for that matter, an especially challenging experience.
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5 Ways to Dress Your Kids Well Without Going Broke

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Spending a lot of money on children's clothes while they're still growing is like shoveling snow in a blizzard; they outgrow everything faster than you can replace it. How can you keep your kids looking presentable without spending a fortune on clothes every few months? Here are five strategies that will help you achieve this goal.
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Saturday, January 21, 2017

Budget Date Night Ideas for Busy Parents

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Going on dates each week with your spouse is the best way to stay connected to each other even if you have a busy household full of kids and responsibilities. Having kids running around your house means you’ve got to make an effort to have alone time with your partner whenever you can. The problem is that the costs for a weekly date night can start to add up. After you’ve paid the babysitter, the restaurant bill, and the movie theater, your wallet may be empty. Here are some better ways to enjoy time together without spending too much money.

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4 Ways Technology Can Save Your Long Distance Relationship

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Many couples worry about entering a long distance relationship. Not only will they miss the physical intimacy, but they also wonder if they will be able to stay in contact across thousands of miles and time zones. It’s especially hard when you want to talk to your significant other and they’re in the middle of a workday – or worse, sound asleep. This can make LDR couples lonely and add stress to the partnership. Fortunately, technology has made it easier to stomach the distance and make people seem close even when they’re thousands of miles away.

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Sunday, January 15, 2017

Essential Wedding Preparation for Men - Infographic

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It is often the case that ladies are far more excited about, and involved in, wedding planning than their husbands-to-be, but if the groom thinks he can coast through the preparation process, he would be very much mistaken. There are plenty of jobs that the bride could look after on her own, but others require two-person input and then there are tasks which fall entirely on the groom’s shoulders, such as electing his best man and groomsmen, working with them to make sure they’re pulling their weight, and preparing a speech for the reception.

This infographic outlines all the duties for which the groom should accept responsibility in preparation for a wedding, in addition to the main tasks of the best man and groomsmen. Wedding preparation is hard work, but if everyone involved puts in the effort required of them, the wedding day will be one to cherish rather than one curtailed with errors.

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Sunday, January 8, 2017

The Immune System: Your Inner Balancing Act

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By Scarlett Hilton

Today we'll explore some of the things we can do with diet, lifestyle and mental attitude to positively support our immune defenses. We can literally eat our way into the first immune system supporter because it's good old fashioned FOOD! Two factors guide how we can eat for immunity; (1) Good variety, and (2) toxin-free, minimum chemical content foods.

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Thursday, January 5, 2017

Do You Really Want His Opinion?

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By Carmen

It was the in the middle of the cereal aisle at the grocery store that I learned one of my first lessons about the respect and humility that love requires, a lesson that has stuck with me ever since.

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