Silent Signs You’re Too Stressed Out

Stress and women kind of go hand in hand – especially if you’re a mom. You’re inundated with so many different responsibilities that quite frankly, you can forget to breathe. While you love the job of being a mother, wife, and career woman, when you’re going non-stop at some point the stress can get the […]

Staying Safe and Prepared for Life’s Sideswipes

We all want to stay safe and avoid trouble. Life, unfortunately, doesn’t always work out this way. Luckily the majority of these dramatic disruptions don’t amount to much more than bumps and bruises, relatively speaking. Yet it’s always better to be safe than sorry, requiring families to hope for the best but prepare for the […]

Common Infertility Issues and How to Beat Them

No matter what the reason is for infertility, starting a family is not impossible. If you truly want to bring a baby into the world, you can beat infertility and start a family in your own way and on your own terms. The following outlines the causes of infertility and its various solutions: Infertility Statistics […]

Five Ways to Positively Influence How Your Kids Use Technology

In the last 30 years our world has become increasingly electronic. Kids seem to be innately attracted to devices and new technology. Don’t believe me? Try using your smart phone in front of a kid. Electronics make life easier and more entertaining, but they can also increase your electricity bill, put your entire family at […]

Go Purple to Support Domestic Violence Awareness #HopeLine #Giveaway

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month — a subject that I can relate to on a personal level. In fact, odds are you are close to someone who has experienced or is now experiencing domestic violence in their own home.  Domestic violence isn’t choosy– Men, Women and Children are all victims and the numbers are astounding.  One in four […]

How To Grow Your Partnership As Man And Wife

  When two people get married, it is in sickness and in health, good times and bad. That means when there are problems, both of them need to get together and work on things. And when one of them has issues that may be personal, it’s still a problem for both of them and whomever […]

Your Husband has an Addiction – Now What?

Your husband hasn’t been himself lately. He’s withdrawn, secretive, snaps at the kids and has bouts of aggression – leaving you confused and extremely concerned. As difficult as this may be to accept, your life partner may be suffering from a substance abuse problem, or addiction. Other indicators of drug dependence include sudden moodiness, difficulty […]

Parental Involvement Is the True Core of Education

It is obvious to everyone that the U.S. education system has problems. We are falling behind in math and science. It is hard to imagine much of a technological future without math and science. But while the problems are easy to identify, the solutions are rather more difficult to nail down. The problem is easy […]

Becoming A Duck Hunting Family

The sport of duck hunting has been bringing joy to families for hundreds of years. It’s not just a great time, it can also be an important activity for building a strong family dynamic. Hunting can help your children understand how to fend for themselves, not just by feeding themselves but by establishing strong responsible […]

We’ve Come A Long Way: 5 Advances In Modern Medicine Pertaining to Pregnancy and Family Planning

My first child is nearly 20 years old now. It feels weird just typing that statement, but on the eve of his 20th birthday it got me thinking about just how far technology (as it relates to pregnancy) has come in that time frame. I thought that a great way to flesh out my thoughts […]

The Hard Truth About Soft Water

How much do you know about dihydrogen monoxide? It is a chemical substance in our reservoirs and streams. It is used in pesticides and is a part of our food supply. It has been known to cause excessive sweating, urination, even nausea. Our bodies have become so addicted to it that to be completely without […]

Dad gift ideas – for every occasion

Father’s day is the big dad gift holiday, but it is by no means the only time you should be thinking about what to get the man of the house. Birthdays, Christmas, and even Valentine’s days all give you the opportunity show dad how much you care. But, when it comes to gifts, you don’t […]