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

The Best Tips to Keep Your Skin Glowing

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Everyday our skin gets damaged by so many external factors be it environmental factors like sun rays or pollution in the streets. The demands of the skin change from season to season and so you need to pamper it accordingly. It is crucial for everyone to manage the internal factors that keep the skin glowing and also to make sure that the polluting external factors are dealt with. Here are some basic tips for handling both these factors and boosting skin glow without having to spend extravagantly on facials. These simple tips will certainly nourish the skin and bring other advantages to the body as well. Read more

Beauty Hacks Every Woman Should Know

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We all want to look and feel good, at least most of the time. Towards this goal, we spend our time to make sure that we look our best every time we step out of the house. Honestly speaking, this can be exhausting and there are days we just want to laze around in our pajamas or we are in a hurry and we don’t much time for an elaborate beauty routine. Read more

Preparing Family for a Healthy Spring

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Despite the cold temps still lingering around, spring is actually just around the corner. Winter tends to be a pretty lazy time, as cold temperatures, short days, and a rampaging cold and flu season make motivation to leave the house and do productive things non-existent. New Year’s resolutions tend to fall flat because of these factors, setting up the new year in disappointment.

Well, forget about your failed New Year’s resolutions and start anew in spring! Spring is a time of rebirth and new beginnings, and you can get a new start on your and your family’s health and goals. If you are wanting to make some changes but are not sure what yet, let this be a rough guide to using spring to get a new start. Read more

How to Stay Focused While Working from Home

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There are so many benefits to working from home, especially when you’re a mom. It gives you an opportunity to balance both taking care of your family and taking care of business. Working from home, however, is a tricky skill to master. Getting distracted can be all too easy. Taking a proactive approach can set you up for maximum efficiency. The following tips will help you achieve optimal productivity working from home and allow you to fully enjoy the perks that come with doing your job outside a traditional office space.  Read more

Traffic Torture: How to Easily Alleviate Driving Stress

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At the end of a long workday, no one looks forward to the inevitable and congested roadblock that is traffic. However, the experience of traffic can drastically change for the better if you handle it in a calm and rational way.

Alleviate the stress of traffic by implementing the following methods behind the wheel: Read more

Must-Visit Family Day Trips in New England

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New England is a beautiful part of the country to take a vacation. There is a rich colonial history, scenic beaches and a buzzing city life. Families looking for an adventure can find fun year-round from Maine to Rhode Island. Read more

What are the long-term effects of meningitis on a child’s brain?

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Meningitis is the name for an infection of the protective membranes surrounding the brain and spinal cord, known as the meninges. Meningitis causes these membranes to become inflamed, which can result in serious damage to the central nervous system.

The disease is very serious with a high mortality rate, especially if the infection is not identified and treated promptly. There are various different types of meningitis, including viral, bacterial and fungal, and correctly recognizing the types of infection so the right treatment can be provided is essential. Read more

Cord Blood Banking 101

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Shortly after announcing you were pregnant, you may have had a friend or family member ask if you were going to bank your baby’s umbilical cord blood after giving birth. Whether you had already heard of this procedure or were unaware that such an option exists, you are definitely intrigued by the idea and want to learn as much about it as you can prior to delivery.

With this in mind, if you are expecting and interested in cord blood banking for your baby, take the following into consideration: Read more