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

Getting Ready For Spring and Summer Entertaining

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Now that we are fully into spring, and you’ve got your spring cleaning done, you might be thinking it’s time to start entertaining! With the weather only getting nicer each day, outdoor entertaining is the way to go. Whether it’s for a kid’s birthday, holiday, family gathering, or just a whim for a barbecue, a party in your backyard — with the sun shining and a gentle breeze — is perfect for a pleasant and fun gathering.

Here are some tips for getting ready for an outdoor party at your home: Read more

Surprising Statistics That’ll Make You Appreciate Mom (INFOGRAPHIC)

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Every year on Mother’s Day, moms are showered with flowers and love. They get 24 hours of appreciation for their hard-earned work, but that’s not nearly enough! That’s why Personal Creations created a survey on new moms to show how hard they really work. For example, did you know that the average new mother loses 900 hours of sleep in a year? Check out the chart below to see more amazing new mom stats: Read more

Best Types of Exercise for Children with Asthma

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In the past, parents whose children had asthma worried a lot about whether exercise or sports would do more harm than good. You can’t blame parents for worrying, but kids are meant to run, skip and jump their way through their childhoods — yes, even kids with asthma.

Asthma is an inflammation of the airways inside the lungs and the most common chronic medical problem in children. Symptoms are coughing, wheezing, difficulty breathing and chest tightness. Almost all children with asthma will have one or more of these symptoms when they have a cold or exercise. Read more

Helping Your Child Cope with Cyberbullying

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Teenage Girl Victim Of Bullying By Text Messaging

Bullying isn’t a new concept, but technology has allowed kids to connect with each other in a lot of different ways. Cyberbullying has received a lot of attention over the last few years because it is a big problem among kids of all ages. It’s important for you to monitor your child’s online activity to be aware of any problems and help them cope with cyberbullying. Read more

8 Ways Gardening Cultivates a Blossoming Childhood

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According to Scarborough, almost half of American homeowners are gardeners. While we might perceive gardening to be an activity enjoyed by older adults, the gardening trend also is captivating younger generations. As budgets tighten and prices rise, many families are integrating a green lifestyle that includes growing their own produce, herbs and flowers.  And even kids are pitching in a green thumb. Read more

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