Caring for a Sick Child & When to Seek Medical Care

Caring for a Sick Child & When to Seek Medical Care

A couple weeks ago I talked about ways to help you, as a parent or guardian, get through your day with a sick child, because everyone knows, taking a day off of work or your scheduled plans to take care of a sick child isn’t always the easiest. For the better part of my boys upbringing, I was a single mother, so taking care of a sick child meant all too often I had to take a day off of work, if my mom or dad also had to work that day. I couldn’t send them to daycare because well, daycare facilities have rules about sick kids just like schools do.

4 Key Tips To Making Road Trips More Enjoyable for Everyone

4 Key Tips To Making Road Trips More Enjoyable for Everyone

Although the thought of driving in a car for hours across the country may not seem like the most fun way to spend your time – especially if you’re travelling with your family consisting of young children. But if you take the time to plan ahead you will not only find that road trips can be more fun and more comfortable whilst saving you money, but that it can be far less stressful than travelling by plane. I’m the driver when it comes to longer distances. My husband doesn’t mind, however, I’m so used to being on the road, driving highways on a regular basis so it’s kinda my jam.

Increase The Air Quality In Your Home, Even In Winter

Increase The Air Quality In Your Home, Even In Winter

My husband, youngest son and I all have some level of asthma. Mine isn’t quite as bad as my youngest son’s and my husband, but there are times that I’m having troubles breathing. Having good air quality in our home is a must, as it should be in every home. If you’re looking to make the air quality within your home healthier, there are many ways that you can go about this. Not only will doing so make sure that you feel better, breathe better, and have better health in the long-run, but it will also help your family and your visitors to feel better, too. We’ve put down some simple tips here, for those who want fresh air throughout their spaces, but don’t know how to go about it.

Thinking of Buying Your First Home? Here’s What You Need To Know!

Thinking of Buying Your First Home? Here’s What You Need To Know!

Over the past few years, my husband and I have been busting our booties in order to purchase our first home. We FINALLY accomplished that in the Summer of 2018. It wasn’t an easy task, but we knew what we had to do and we did it. Thinking of buying your first home isn’t a decision that should be taken lightly. While the dream at the end of the road is to have a roof over your head and to eventually become more financially stable, there’s a long ways until you actually get there. Have you ever taken the time to figure out exactly what you need to do to get the ball on the road? To help you out, here’s a guide on how to begin buying your first home.

Get the Most Out Of Homeschooling Your Children

Get the Most Out Of Homeschooling Your Children

The decision to start homeschooling your children isn’t always a difficult one, but how you homeschool can be. There can be many competing voices arguing for and against, and you might not even be certain at first that it is quite the right thing to do, despite knowing the benefits of it. If you are just starting out in homeschooling your children, you will probably find that you could benefit from understanding more about it, and that is what we are going to look at today. Specifically, we are going to discuss some of the simple and effective ways in which you should be able to make much more of homeschooling, so that you can absolutely be certain you are doing the right thing.

5 Tips To Help Get You Through the Day with a Sick Child

5 Tips To Help Get You Through the Day with a Sick Child

I remember when my sons were younger and they weren’t feeling well. It was one of the worse feelings in the world. If your child is ill it can be exhausting taking care of them. They often want all your attention, as that is a comfort to them. When they are very young or just toddling, they cannot always tell you exactly what is wrong, and that can make it even harder to know you are doing the right thing. Getting through the day with a sick child is not an easy task, some times you want to throw in the towel, but don’t, because it either has throw up on it or spilled soup. Seriously though, it’s rough, but here are a few tips that will help get through the day.

5 Easy-to-keep New Year’s Resolutions for Your Home

5 Easy-to-keep New Year’s Resolutions for Your Home

So Christmas is done and you know what that means – you’ll have to face your New Year’s resolutions. Because come January 1st, you will be held responsible, and not following through on your new goals is one of the worst feelings there is. Instead of trying to tackle something borderline impossible or create a new habit that you simply can’t keep, be sure to start small. What’s more, an excellent way to actually follow through is to combine your personal goals with your living environment. That way, you can rejuvenate your home and stick to your resolutions at the same time. Here are the five easy-to-keep New Year’s resolutions for your home.

Ways to Relax When You Finally Find Time for Yourself as a Mom

Ways to Relax When You Finally Find Time for Yourself as a Mom

Once you have kids, finding time for yourself becomes a nearly impossible task. You can plan it, but more often than not, something will come between you and your well-deserved time off. And that’s not the worst of it. When you actually manage to get that short break, you don’t even know how to relax anymore. You spend that time sorting out things in your home, running some errands without kids tagging along or you turn to taking care of somebody else’s needs, like your parents’ or your partner’s. So, if you’re in need of some precious advice on how to relax when you finally find time to, go...
The Five Best US Cities for Running

The Five Best US Cities for Running

There’s no doubt that some cities seem as if they were made just for runners. Whether it’s the weather, the scenery, the trails or iconic races, if you’re an avid runner who’s thinking about moving or just wants to enjoy a great place to visit while you’re also logging miles, you might want to consider these destinations. Knowing where you're going to be running, is important, know the best cities for running is even more important, especially if you're on vacation and don't want to disrupt your schedule. The Five Best US Cities for Running Seattle, Washington While you might think Seattle...
8 Ways to Make Talking to Your Kids About Sex Just a Tad Easier

8 Ways to Make Talking to Your Kids About Sex Just a Tad Easier

If you are like most parents I talk to, you are crazy nervous about talking to your kids about sex. Whether they are 5 or 15, talking to your kids about sex doesn’t have to be this big, overwhelming ordeal. In fact, having many conversations in bite-sized chunks will have the most lasting impact over time. These strategies are effective regardless of the child’s age. Here are a few guidelines you can follow to make while talking to your kids about sex a little easier to handle: Stay Calm and Carry On. Pay attention to your body language and tone when responding to questions your child asks....

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