Do Work From Home Jobs Really Exist?

Do Work From Home Jobs Really Exist? With all of the advances in technology today, work from home jobs are a real possibility. Most even have some benefits, 401K options and paid time off. We will look at several of the top rated companies considered “excellent” to work for. Convergys …

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Pump Up Your Confidence With These 3 Powerful Tips

Pump Up Your Confidence With These 3 Powerful Tips Everyone has times when their confidence is low. For some people, though, a lack of confidence is ongoing and hampers the good they could accomplish. What can you do if you discover the voice of the self-critic is holding you back …

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Winter Home and Garden Projects for Children

Winter Home and Garden Projects for Children As though the snow falls like a blanket on some parts of the country in the winter, there are plenty of home and garden projects to keep your children occupied. Choose craft project, gardening activities and reading lessons aimed at conservation and wildlife. …

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3 Tips to Help Kids Be Happier Doing Chores

3 Tips to Help Kids Be Happier Doing Chores As a parent, you are no doubt very busy, taking care of your kids and home, while trying to train your children so they can be successful adults. Kids, of course, need time to relax and play, but one thing that …

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3 Tips for Beating the Winter Blues

3 Tips for Beating the Winter Blues The winter blues aren’t just in your head. Many people suffer from Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), a type of seasonal depression that occurs when the amount of daylight gets shorter. The impacts of SAD differ, with some people reporting difficulty in managing their …

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Home and Garden: Protecting Your Child from Poisonous Plants

Home and Garden: Protecting Your Child from Poisonous Plants Most young children know to stay away from poison ivy, but there are many plants that cause allergic reactions or poison children. The best home and garden safety tip is to identify any existing plants in your home or yard. Take …

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Home and Garden: DIY Zen Garden

Home and Garden: DIY Zen Garden Have you seen a zen garden you really like and wish to craft your own? Perhaps you have one already and need tips on how to personalize it. Whatever your needs, these steps can help. Tray Requirements Start with a tray that is at …

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Creative Parenting

Creative Parenting Where do creative and exciting parents find the time and energy? We’re quick to get caught up in baths and bedtime, appointments and allergies. The idea of also injecting some meaningful level of art and culture into our children’s day-to-day just seems impossible. It’s actually easier than you …

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Making Home and Garden Chores Fun for Kids

Making Home and Garden Chores Fun for Kids If you spring it on your child that it’s time to clean the house from top to bottom, they will likely disappear. Although yard work and cleaning chores require attention, you don’t need pay your children to motivate them to help out. …

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Meditation for Anxiety and Panic Attacks

Meditation for Anxiety and Panic Attacks Many people suffer from anxiety and panic attacks. Panic attacks come unexpectedly and those that get them often live in fear of the next attack. The fear of the next panic attack is paralyzing and disabling for those that get them. It is very …

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Helping to Unleash Your Child’s Creativity

Helping to Unleash Your Child’s Creativity Everyone wants their child to be successful in life, and because of the way our society is growing and changing, creativity is turning out to be a very important skill in the modern world. The ability to solve problems and think outside of the …

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Parenting Advice: Enjoy Every Moment

Parenting Advice: Enjoy Every Moment As quickly as it happens, the moment is gone. That moment when your child hits a significant milestone you’ve been waiting days, weeks or even years for. Whether it’s their first step or their first word, it happens in an instant. A Mile a Minute …

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Our Bodies and Stress

Our Bodies and Stress Stress is not just a mental experience. Stress affects our physical being as well. Our bodies respond to stress sometimes more obviously than we may be aware of or ready to accept. Our minds and our bodies are not separate and distinct entities. They are fully …

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Home and Garden Decorating Tips to Encourage Art and Reading

Home and Garden Decorating Tips to Encourage Art and Reading Just because you start a family, doesn’t mean you can’t keep your modern home with pristine collections and expensive gadgets. Family friendly home and garden tips help you kid-proof your home and yard while teaching your children a more “cosmopolitan” …

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Why Every Child Should Hear a Fairy Tale

Why Every Child Should Hear a Fairy Tale Have you ever wondered why children are so attracted to fairy tales? Bruno Bettelheim, a psychologist well known for his work with emotionally disturbed children, observes that children use fairy tales to help develop their daydreaming skills. In his article, “The Struggle …

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Music: Listening Meditation and Binaural Audio

Music: Listening Meditation and Binaural Audio With the ongoing spiritual development of the United States, previously niche practices such as meditation are rapidly becoming mainstream. Yoga studios and tea shops are springing up like weeds around progressive communities in Oregon, Maine, Washington and Colorado, and getting in touch with your …

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Parenting Advice: Should You Feel Skeptical of Attachment Parenting?

Parenting Advice: Should You Feel Skeptical of Attachment Parenting? One of the dangers of following a trendy parenting advice is employing parenting techniques that psychologically or emotionally damage your child. Some people confuse controversial “attachment therapy” with the somewhat controversial “attachment parenting” fad. Sadly, many young adults today say they …

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Mindful Meditation Using Our Five Senses

Mindful Meditation Using Our Five Senses Mindfulness meditation is about finding our way to the present. Today we live such busy lives and we easily get wrapped up with regrets about the past and worry about the future. Reintegrating with the present is an enlightening moment. The realization that the …

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The Wonderful Lessons Your Child Learns From Mistakes

The Wonderful Lessons Your Child Learns From Mistakes No parent likes to see his or her child make mistakes in school. It is especially difficult for a perfectionist parent. When the child comes home with a couple “B’s” on the report card, there is a tendency for many parents to …

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