6 Ways to Fix a Sexless Marriage Before It's Too Late

When you first meet someone and pass the courting stage you will probably enter a period where you enjoy sex at every opportunity you get, this could be daily or twice daily.  However, every couple experiences a reduced need for sex as the relationship becomes more comfortable.  This does not mean the love has gone, rather that the time available has reduced.  Commitments at work and at home will often drain you physically and emotionally leaving very little time Read more

What to Do if Your Teenager or Young Adult Has a Drug Problem

Drug addiction can happen at any age, and nobody is exempt from the risk of becoming an addict. Teenagers may become addicted to drugs for a number of different reasons, whether they started trying a drug simply to experiment or have fun or as a result of more serious underlying issues such as depression, anxiety or chronic stress. If your teenager is using drugs and continues to use them despite the real risks of harmful consequences, you may need Read more

8 Surprising Reasons Why You Wake Up Tired

We humans need our sleep. Most of us feel at our best when we have had around seven hours of uninterrupted sleep. We then wake up full of the joys of life, ready to face the world. It is a different story if you haven’t slept well. You wake up feeling like death, hollow-eyed and groggy, and then spend the rest of the day fighting to stay awake. Everyone has a few bad nights here are there, usually when kids Read more

Women’s Guide to Anti-Aging Skin

You can never start too early to prevent your skin from showing signs of ageing. What you need is the right skincare and lifestyle tips to send them packing. Here are some tips to help you save face. Pack Your Moisturizer No matter what moisturizer you use, anything that will soften your skin will go the distance to giving you supple skin that is less likely to show wrinkles. However, there are some ingredients that will make your skin even softer, Read more

Fun Summer Activities to Help Your Child Develop Motor Skills

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Summer is the ideal time to get kids moving outdoors. For little ones, summer outdoor fun also provides an easy way to work on blossoming motor skills

As babies and toddlers develop, gross motor skills and fine motor skills are a continual work in progress. Gross motor skills involve the large muscle groups and include lots of outdoor activities—running, jumping, kicking. Fine motor skills focus on smaller muscles and involve activities like writing, drawing, and blowing bubbles. Kids need to fine tune all muscles and both gross and fine motor skills are imperative during school years.

But telling a little one that they need to work on motor skills isn’t the ideal way to get them motivated. Instead parents can tune up these skills by encouraging playtime fun that embraces both small and large muscle movements.

Get ready to move those kiddos out the door and explore all the great summer activities to help them progress their motor skills: Read more

Paddleboarding Safety for Kids

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Summer’s here and it’s a great time to take the kids out on the water. One summer activity that is quickly becoming a favorite with many families is stand up paddleboarding (SUP) — it’s something that the whole family can enjoy, and it’s a wonderful day to spend a beautiful afternoon! Read more

4 Money Management Mistakes Teens Often Make

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As your adolescent grows into adulthood, they will be faced with financial responsibilities they must tackle on their own. Prepare your child to become a self-sufficient, money manager — give them opportunities to practice organizing and handling finances while they’re still under your roof. Keep in mind that your teen is still building the skills to make well-reasoned and non-impulsive decisions. There are some money mistakes they are likely to make, which you should keep an eye out for and correct when they’re noticed. Here are four money-management mistakes teens commonly make: Read more

What Pet Should You Get Your Child?

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If you haven’t heard it yet, the question will be coming from your children at any given time. When can we get a pet? Although we all love the idea of a playful pet, actually getting one for your family isn’t something that should be taken lightly. Pets are a tremendous amount of work and responsibility, not to mention a financial obligation. There are numerous considerations that need to be taken into consideration when determining what kind of pet is right for your family. Read more

Creative Ways to Connect With Your Child

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Busy work days and mile-long to-do lists often keep kids and parents from spending the ideal amount of quality time together. Schedules are chaotic, and trying to just relax as a family proves to be a challenge. But spending time as a family boosts relationships and family bonds. While it may be tough to work around everyone’s schedules and the daily grind, kids and parents reap many benefits from time together. Read more

How to Teach Your Child to Draw [Infographic]

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Most children love to draw. By young adulthood, however, many have lost this enthusiasm, or it has at least cooled considerably. Why does this happen? Recall your own youth.

When you were in school, were you taught that there was a “right” and “wrong” way of expressing yourself creatively? Perhaps you were told that you always had to color within the lines. Or maybe your teacher would not allow you to put your fingers in the paints – you had to use a brush. Or perhaps in your later art classes, you were encouraged to strive for realism at the cost of personal interpretation. Read more

Tips to Protect Your Children’s Skin

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Skin care is something that everyone — young, old, and in between — should take seriously. And the earlier you get your children to adopt and stick to a good skin care routine, the better it will be for them. Whether because of excessive sun exposure, lack of proper care, or skin sensitivities, lots of skin problems can occur if you don’t take proper precautions. So you need to protect your kids’ skin and inform them of the importance of being vigilant on this front.

In order to give you the tools you need, what follows are some tips to protect your kids’ skin. Read more

How to Use Your PR Skills to Communicate Better with the Kids

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As a PR specialist or executive, you’ve already done all the necessary training and obtained your master in communications. It also means you probably possess a number of skills needed to succeed in the field of public relations. But just because you’ve mastered the board room and are a PR representative extraordinaire, it doesn’t mean you’re killing it at home with the kids!

So how can you take those impressive PR skills that you use in the workplace and use them as a tool to better communicate with the kids? Let’s take a closer look. Read more