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

How to Avoid Smothering Your Child Who Suffers from Severe Allergies

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As a mother, you are always tempted to worry about your children and it is even more worrisome when your child suffers from severe allergies. They could be foodborne, airborne or contact allergies (contact dermatitis), but in any case, if they are severe, your initial reaction is panic and after that, an inordinate amount of attention given to that child. You literally smother them with attention to the point where they feel boxed in. That is no way for you to live life and it certainly isn’t good for your child. So how can you avoid being a smother mother? Here are a few tips that just might help. Read more

Music Festival Tips for Teens

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Attending their first music festival is something that your children will remember forever. In fact, you probably have fond memories of attending your first concert. With that being said, it doesn’t hurt to take some simple precautions in advance. Doing so will help your son or daughter stay safe and have fun, and will put your mind at ease as a parent. Here are some commonsense tips for teens attending their first (or perhaps even second or third!) music festival. Read more

The Frightening Truth About What We Are Feeding Our Babies

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As a mother, you want to know that you are doing the very best for your baby in everything from nutrition to clothing to providing the nurturing care each child needs to thrive in a very big and very new world. For forty weeks that infant was safe, warm and cozy in mom’s womb and now there are sensual stimuli that can scare a baby if not handled properly. With all that in mind, being a mom can be a monumental task and when we are let down by the brands we have learned to trust, where do we turn for guidance? Read more

Electronic Health Records and Why You Need to Understand Their Use

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Health is one of the most valuable aspects in life, which is why you can never be too careful when it comes to ensuring your health and the health of those you love. Fortunately, the healthcare industry and its stakeholders are working around the clock to improve healthcare services in general. One of the recent advancements you have to know is the use of electronic health records or EHRs. EHRs are bringing a lot of advantages to patients, which is why a switch to EHRs is a must. Read more

How to Travel for Work like a Pro

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Working moms have two major jobs—raising their families and their career. For those who travel for work, proper planning and management is the key to success. It’s a tough balancing act, but with the following tips and tricks you can travel for work like a pro and still be the best mom in the world.

Get in the TSA Pre-Check Club

Time is money, and airport travel time is even more pricey. Save some time and headache and make your traveling a lot more efficient by applying for TSA Pre-Check status. If you are traveling regularly for work, it’s an easy decision. You get to skip the long security lines with TSA Pre-Check, not to mention keep your work laptop in your bag and shoes on. Read more

Get Organized to Simplify Your Life & Reduce Stress

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If you think your home is too cluttered or full of half-finished projects, now is the time to change that. According to a study in Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, women who think of their homes in that manner were more depressed, fatigued and had higher levels of cortisol, a stress hormone. Meanwhile, Psychology Today also explains how clutter bombards our minds with excessive stimuli and causes worry over things that aren’t that important.

All of this is no big surprise to any family that’s constantly hurdling clutter to make their next activity or play date. Our lives tend to always be in overdrive without much promise to ever slow down. But you have the power to take back control by simplifying and organizing your life. Here are five ways to get started. Read more

What Are the Top Fibroid Symptoms You Should Know?

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Uterine fibroids are commonly found in women who are of childbearing age. However, many of these women do not know that they have these benign tumors because a lot of fibroid symptoms can be mistaken for another health issue. Over 50% of women who have fibroids do not have any symptoms, and they only discover they have them when they are trying to conceive or when they have an ultrasound performed by a graduate of an online medical sonography degree course.

There are several symptoms that you should place close attention to, especially if you are a woman who can still have children. Once you notice symptoms, schedule an appointment with your healthcare provider. Read more

7 Tips for Caring for Aging Parents

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Aging in place is becoming a popular option for baby boomers and older adults who prefer to live at home during their golden years. Instead of moving to a retirement community or other type of elder care facility, many are deciding to live with their grown children. In fact, it is so common that more than 65 million people (29 percent of U.S. population) each provide about 20 hours of care for a chronically ill, aged, or disabled family member or friend.

Taking care of an aging parent may also mean changing some aspects of your home as well as reevaluating your family’s dynamics. You don’t want your mom or dad feeling like an outsider; but you want to make sure you and your family can continue to function as normally as possible. Here are some tips to help you as you and your parent enter this next chapter in your lives. Read more