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 Prepare a Child for a New Sibling

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One particularly hilarious scene in the recent DreamWorks animated comedy, Baby Boss would have resonated with many of the parents who had taken their children along to see the film. The father and heavily pregnant mother of the main character ask him how he would feel about having a baby brother. “No thanks,” the child cheerfully replies, “we’re fine as we are.” Read more

Separation Support: 3 Strategies to Help Ease Your Child’s Transition Into Your New Home

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Your life has been turned upside down since your separation, but you’ve hardly had time to notice because you’ve been preoccupied trying to make your kids feel at ease amidst all of the radical changes. They are splitting time between you and your ex, and you are doing your best to keep things as normal as possible. To help ease the transition during this trying time, here are a few simple ways you can make your new place feel like home for your children. Read more

Kitchen Safety Tips for Aging Parents

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If your parents or grandparents are reaching advanced age, it may be time to implement safety precautions around the kitchen. Doing so can help prevent injury, provide for a safe working environment, and accommodate their unique needs. In some circumstances, implementing the kitchen safety tips discussed below may even save a loved one’s life. Get started today. Read more

Unique Ideas for a Fabulous Bachelorette Party

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So, your best friend is getting married. On the road to the happiest day of her life, she asks you the biggest questions a friend ever can: ‘Will you be my maid of honor?’ Being granted this title firmly places you in the position of friends for life and can be a humbling moment you will cherish for all of your life. However, don’t be fooled; this role is a serious one as your dear friend has given you, and only you, the responsibility of her bachelorette Party. On this, her last night of freedom, it is paramount you can give her the best time ever, a night just as memorable as her wedding even. Read more

Working Mom Travel Tips

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Any working mom knows it’s hard enough being away from your kids while at your “other” job. But a working mom who travels is an entirely different category. Not only are you still 100% there and dedicated to your kids, you have to figure out ways to be there for them and with them in spirit from afar. The following working mom travel tips can help you get over the physical barriers that fall between you and your children while on a plane, in a different city or even another country, and let you connect just as if you were there by their side. Read more

How E-Prescriptions Are Re-Shaping the Field of Health Administration

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Technology truly seems to have no boundaries as it continues to evolve and force every industry to transform and change in order to keep up. The health administration field is a great example of one that is going through its fair share of changes thanks to technological advances. Today, it seems as though e-prescriptions may just be the next big thing to overtake the industry, as it is already causing quite the stir, despite the fact it is in its infancy. Read more

Last-minute Christmas Shopping Guide

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Where did the time go?! Christmas is about a week away, and if you’re anything like me, you are nowhere near done Christmas shopping. Maybe you had good intentions of getting everything done early, but life happened, and here we are, in the single digits of days left until Christmas. Add to a busy life a lack of new ideas for presents for your kids, relatives, and friends who already have everything, and maybe you’ve been subconsciously putting off the shopping … and now panicking.

But no need to panic! Here are several ideas for those hard-to-shop-for people in your life to get your gift-shopping done before time runs out. Read more

Essential Winter Garden Tools

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Maintaining your garden before and throughout winter is a highly recommended practice as it remains healthier come spring and you will also have an easier time keeping things in order afterward. However, unlike in the other seasons, keeping the garden neat in winter gets tougher, and the only way to get things done easily is to get the right tools for the season. Here are a few essential winter garden tools that are worth investing in: Read more