Domestic Violence: Spotting the Warning Signs and Getting Help

In the United States, domestic violence is a pervasive issue. In fact, over 10 million women in this country are assaulted by an intimate partner, each and every year. For these women, there is no easy answer. Victims who leave their abuse partners often have to start over from scratch, and, as a result of this type of trauma, many suffer from severe depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, PTSD and even substance abuse and addiction. For example, according to experts at {Read More}

7 Driving Safety Tips for New Parents

There’s nothing quite as harrowing as the drive home from the hospital after you’ve had a baby. Here is this delicate little life force that you’re about to put into a metal encasement that’s capable of easily going 80+ miles per hour down the road with other cars speeding all around you. Traveling with children is never as easy as seems no matter how short the drive may be, and infants add a few more concerns for new parents. Get {Read More}

Common Signs of Pregnancy Complications

Throughout your pregnancy, your body and your baby are changing. How do you know whether what you feel is a normal part of pregnancy or a cause for concern? It’s best to communicate with your obstetrician at your prenatal appointments if you have any questions or concerns. Don’t ignore these symptoms because they may need immediate attention. Heavy Bleeding An estimated 20 – 30% of women experience slight bleeding during the first trimester of pregnancy. This may be due to {Read More}

How to Effectively Organize Your Kitchen

Effectively organizing (or in most cases reorganizing) your kitchen pretty much starts and ends with your cabinets. If you’ve been busy and haven’t had time to check what you’ve got in your pantry or on your shelves, then prepare yourself to find a ton of expired products; jars of blackcurrant jelly from the time you wanted to make a marble cake, packets of flour from 2012; you get it. Chuck them out. Get rid of all the things taking up {Read More}

My Guide On Prepping Your Home For A Fast Sale

Moving house is perhaps one of the most stressful experiences that you can go through as an adult. There’s so much to think about and very little time to get it right. Particularly, if you’re trying to sell while the market is still hot. You’ll have a limited time to get the house ready for the market and find the perfect buyer. A fast home sale isn’t easy, even when the market is great. That’s why I’m giving you this {Read More}

How to Make Sure You Get the Right Mortgage for You

If you’re buying a house, making sure you buy the right house for your needs is so important. However, that’s not the only important part. Making sure you have a mortgage that’s right for you is important too. You’ll likely have your mortgage for quite some time, so don’t underestimate how important it is to find the right one for you. These tips can help you: Use Your Credit History to Look Good to Lenders Make sure you use your {Read More}

5 Ways to Be More Active During the Day

I have been very fitness focused as of the past year. I have been trying to workout more and watching what I eat. But I will admit, I go through phases and I get lazy. I slack a bit and then I feel like I’m starting over from scratch. I am very fortunate to work people that are also health-conscious. Working with people that pay attention to what they are eating is a good motivator for me to do the {Read More}

Starting Over

Starting over isn’t as easy as everyone makes it out to be. It’s actually really, really hard. And I’ve been failing miserably at it for over a year now. Sure, I have a new job. I’m a single mom with two kids doing the best that I can. I’ve been on a few dates, and I’ve tried to meet some new people. I’ve tried to forget the past and just focus on the future. But I still live in a {Read More}

A Better Way to Paint

My kids love to create. They are always drawing, coloring, building … and attempting to drag out any and every pot of paint we have in the house. Now it’s not to say that I’m not okay with them painting, it’s just that I like to supervise the activity. Painting is so messy. Their clothes get dirty, the table turns into a mess, and whatever else they touch with paint on their hands ends up ruined by the time I {Read More}

Perfect Presents For Mother’s Day 2016

Mother’s Day is such an important celebration. It’s a handy reminder to appreciate Moms everywhere. Of course, they should be shown love and respect all year round! But it’s easy to forget how much your Mom has done for you and take her for granted. So many of us are guilty of that at some point in time or another. Not everyone is lucky enough to have their Mom around, and it’s something lots of people don’t think about until {Read More}


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