Kids drink more water for their size than adults. The majority of the water comes from the tap, and standards instituted by Congress govern the quality of the water, included in the Safe Drinking Water Act of 1974. Subsequent laws have set clean drinking water criteria for chemicals which were known to be in some water supplies. In his DIY Guide to Home Water Treatment, Ed Carmichael of CleanerSofterWater.com … Read More
On July 4, 1776, the 13 colonies stated their independence from Great Brittain, an event which eventually led to the formation of the United States of America. Each year in July, Americans celebrate their Independence Day as a historical event but also a reason to gather with family and friends.
As we plan to honor our nation’s Independence Day this July 4, a number of people may have plans … Read More
Using Prenatal Yoga Exercising during your pregnancy stages is a superb way to take care of you and your child. It may also help you adjust and prepare your body and mind for any pregnancy requirements and complications that you might face particularly during the last three months
Prenatal Yoga during pregnancy will help you make space for both your baby and your internal organs. However, be sure you just … Read More
Christmas is around the corner, and this is the time for family reunions and festivities. Many people usually celebrate special occasions, like Christmas, with delicious food. On this day, you need to relax with your family and friends at home and eat a meal together. Various dishes can make a difference on this special day.
If you want to celebrate Christmas in style, you need to grab your favorite holiday … Read More
For fifteen years, my hubby and I have been sleeping on a spring mattress. However, we recently both agreed that it was time to buy a new mattress. We opted for online mattress shopping and we found a new queen mattress.
All of the mattresses we bought online because you can return them risk-free (check out SleepDelivered.com for an exhaustive list of mattresses available online).
Eventually, we both unanimously agreed … Read More
There is no doubt that social media for students is now one of the most influential sources of news and opinion in the world. Many of us can’t go through the morning without checking Facebook updates, or Twitter feeds a couple of times. Some celebrate this development and the freedom of expression that comes with it. Others talk about the evils of social media on society and the hidden dangers … Read More
Back in 2013, I remember reading an article detailing how a 94 year old senior was keeping herself stress-free, positive and physically healthy simply by practicing yoga.
At the time, I must admit that my first thoughts were that this was just a lie to hype up yoga and make more people buy into it. However, after hours of researching and skimming through different pieces of information, I came to … Read More
There are conflicting views on the addictive nature of marijuana and the effect that pot has on the body and brain. Regardless, many come to a point in their lives when they choose to stop.
February 22 is just around the corner, which means that National Margarita Day is fast approaching! It’s the day when the margarita, one of America’s favorite drinks, gets to be celebrated in the way it deserves.
Whether you like the classic three-ingredient Margarita or you want it infused with bold and exciting new flavors; on the rocks or frozen; with salt, sugar or any other spice on the rim.… Read More
Homeschooling is definitely on the rise for many different reasons. Some feel like their children would flourish better in a home environment while others simply want to ensure that their children’s religious beliefs stay intact. Whatever your reason, it can be a daunting task to undertake.
Below are some helpful tips to point you in the right direction and make sure that you are helping your students in every possible … Read More
Your time is very precious. We live in a fast-paced life. Make every second count. Yoga is designed to create openness and space in your body, and ultimately give you back your sense of time and perspective.
Parents know that one of the hardest things to handle in the house is a child who is a fussy eater. Children who are fussy eaters will more often than not, dislike certain foods because of the color, texture or even shape of the food.
However, according to experts, fussy eating is a regular part of a child’s development. The good news is that as children grow older, their eating … Read More
First things first, I am a mother and a wife to a deployed soldier, and I am proud of it. Secondly, I must admit that despite the immense pride I have in being a military spouse, it was very hard for me to cope with his deployment.
I was being left alone to parent our son (who was only two months old at the time) and also because I … Read More
As you may already know, I am a huge believer in homeschooling and as such, I am always on the look-out for new and better curriculums. Recently, I discovered Wayfarers History, and I must admit I fell in love with it.
Wayfarers history comprises of 4 complete program guides; Ancient History, Medieval History, Revolution History and Modern History. These programs cover a wide range of subjects from pre-kindergarten to grade … Read More