How to prevent dog bites.

How to prevent dog bites.

  While you might not necessarily be a “dog person” Dogs have won their way into the hearts and homes of millions across the country.   Playful, fluffy, loyal, and lovable, dogs can bring out the best in us as people and owners. Whether you’re going out for a jog, hiking, or just lazing about …

Plan ahead: Rest easy during your retirement.

Plan ahead for retirement.

As you grow older, your mind will turn towards retirement. Whether it’s a far ahead, or just a few years down the line, consider your after retirement life. Many of us spend our lives dreaming of those blissful days, but retirement can be hard to accept when it comes. Take time, while you’re still working, …

An essential guide to staying healthy through winter.

An essential guide to staying healthy through winter.

Featured Image Credit The urge to enter hibernation mode is strong every year when winter rolls back around.   The cold, dark, bugs and germs – and all the stress of Christmas, tend to make us want to burrow under our duvets, refusing to come back out until next spring.   But life goes on, …

7 ways to winterize your windows.

7 ways to winterize windows.

I felt almost guilty posting this article because we live on the west coast, where the weather is reasonably balmy, the crocuses and tulips are blooming, the spring birds are chirping, and it’s warm enough I am sitting working on my blogs with the deck doors open to the fresh air. Then, I took a …

Play zone mastery: Create a yard kids will want to play in.

Girl in back yard.

  Don’t you love when your child complains that they have nothing to do, especially when you know it couldn’t be further from the truth?   Modern technology has made kids dependent on being constantly entertained. Combat this by creating a back yard where your children can initiate their own creative play and use their …

Things to consider when your kid is going to college.

Things to consider when your kid is going to college.

  When your eldest child leaves for college, it can be a strange experience. Not only are you extremely proud of them, but you’re experiencing a whirlwind of emotions at the same time.   There are numerous things to consider when your kid is going to college.    Will they settle in happily? Will they …

Tips for success for online students.

Online student.

  There are many articles on the internet providing tips and advice for students, but, many of these are aimed at traditional college students who attend on-campus classes as part of their program.   With online learning rapidly growing in popularity, students who take their degree course exclusively online can often be at a loss …