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Why Fish are the Perfect Pets

For every 1000 households in the USA, there are approximately 7,738 pet fish, and that isn’t really surprising because fish make the perfect pets for so many reasons. If you’re looking for a pet that’s fairly low-maintenance, interesting to be around and which will fit in with...
Posted On 20 Feb 2018

5 Heart-Healthy Family Activities for American Heart Month

In honor of American Heart Month in February, I wanted to share five heart-healthy, entertaining family activities that parents and kids alike can enjoy together – plus they’re a wonderful reminder for us to take care of our hearts and the hearts of those we love this month and...
Posted On 14 Feb 2018

How to Stay Safe When Confronted with a Rabid Dog

It is important to understand the signs of a rabid dog to avoid a bite or scratch that can lead to contamination. The rabies virus is highly contagious through openings in the skin, and a dog that has this disease might show signs of aggressiveness, but in some cases, the animal...
Posted On 08 Feb 2018

What to Do When Your Ex Won’t Pay Child Support

Many parents have an ex who does not pay child support. You are not alone in this battle. The following are a few tips to help you deal with your situation. Power Play One thing that may end up working for you is if you talk to your ex’s parents or siblings. You want to be honest...
Posted On 05 Feb 2018

Guide to Growing a Healthy Vegetable Garden (Feed your family)

Now the winter is slowly coming to a close there are some people who are thinking about planning a vegetable garden at home. If they are a family, it can make considerable savings against a grocery bill with the added benefits of all the vegetables being much fresher than they...
Posted On 02 Feb 2018

Health In Later Life: The Best Ways To Care For Aging Relatives

Aging is inevitable. Although many of us would love nothing more than to look and feel youthful for the rest of time, this simply isn’t possible. We start life entirely dependent on our parents, and for many of us, reaching the stage when roles are reversed can be a strange and...
Posted On 12 Jan 2018

Need to Move? How to Include the Entire Family When Choosing a New Home

A job offer has led you to move to a new location. Or perhaps you’re outgrowing your current home. For many reasons, families find they must move to a new home. While this can be an exciting time, it can also be frightening and frustrating. It helps if you’re able to get everyone...

3 Realities When Living With Long-Hair Pets

Pets enrich our lives beyond measure, providing a wonderful home environment and giving us the chance to share our lives with our four-legged friends. When you’re a pet owner, the love is unconditional, and you can’t imagine your life without your furry friend in it.   Of...
Posted On 18 Dec 2017

Fam Transport: How to Pick a Great Family Vehicle

Whether you’re traveling across town or across the country, when you’re traveling with your family, you want a vehicle that is safe, roomy, and has plenty of features to keep everyone entertained. What are the specific criteria you need to look for when considering your next...
Posted On 14 Dec 2017

4 Easy Ways to Comfort Children When a Loved One Dies

Whether you’re talking about a pet or loved one, death is never an easy subject for anyone to talk about. Those who are of age understand that it is a normal part of life, one in which we will all face, but for children, the experience can be both jarring and confusing. If your...
Posted On 11 Dec 2017

3 Ways To Deal With a Dysfunctional Family This Christmas

There’s nothing so strange, wonderful and weird than families. At this time of year, when the festivities put so much emphasis on that perfect family Christmas, it can be quite isolating for those of us with unconventional family set-ups to content with.   It could be...
Posted On 11 Dec 2017

Moving Away From the City? 4 Tips to Help You Assimilate Into Country Living

Moving from the city to the country can prove to be something of a shock for people who have lived in urban areas for many years. In more rural areas, life can be substantially different than it is in the rush and whirl of a big city. Here are four easy tips that will help you...

Moving Internationally? 4 Values Your Children Will Learn Abroad

The decision to move overseas is a big step, and the start of a great adventure. It will bring you closer as a family as you bond over the excitement of this shared experience. Your children will become world citizens because they can call more than one country home. Problem...