5 tips to combat allergens in your home.

Tips to combat allergens.

  During the spring and summer months allergens become one of the peskiest issues you will have to contend with.   There are about a billion different allergens in the world and there is no real way to avoid them.   However, there are some ways that you can combat allergens in your home.   …

Injured? Here’s how to minimize the financial impact.

Injured? Here's how to minimize the financial impact.

  When we’re kids and we hurt ourselves, we obviously feel pretty rotten on account of our boo-boo.   Once we’re adults though, injuries can be even more troubling with the financial impact they can have.   If you’ve had a serious injury, here’s some of my best advice for minimizing the huge financial blow …

Holiday merrymaking can land you in serious trouble.

Holiday merrymaking can land you in serious trouble.

  The holidays are a time to have fun and relax, but they’re also a time when we can find ourselves in a lot of trouble.   Our health can suffer, our finances can go down the toilet, and we can even get into trouble with the law.   Here’s how holiday merrymaking can land …

Clean spaces: 4 ways less mess leads to less stress.

Clean spaces: 4 ways less mess leads to less stress.

  Maintaining a clean space at home can be challenging due to messes that are often created throughout the day, especially with several people living there. From piles of clothes in the bedrooms to stacks of paper in a home office, it’s easy to feel stressed in a messy environment that seems chaotic. For those who …

How to maintain your hot tub during the winter.

How to maintain your hot tub during the winter.

  If you own a hot tub, you probably already know that you can enjoy it throughout the year.   However, you might want more information about how to maintain your hot tub during the winter if your unit is new or getting on in years.   Taking proper care of your spa in the …

Caring for your dog during winter weather.

Caring for your dog during the winter weather.

While the days are short, the temperatures are cold to freezing, the winter snow is piled high against our homes, and we spend our time in anticipation of the warmer weather and greener pastures around the corner, it’s important to remember that winter weather can be a problem – for us and our pets.   There are a …

Things your kids will remember when they’ve left the nest.

Things your kids will remember when leaving the nest.

  If you were to take a few moments and look back at your life as a child at home with your folks, what are some of the things you remember most? What are the things your kids will remember when leaving the nest?   Do you remember your mom telling you to sit up …

5 public health issues to watch for in 2017.

5 public health issues to watch for in 2017.

  As 2016 comes to a close, public healthcare is on the minds of many Americans.   Declining health in the elderly population, the rise in non-communicable diseases, and the need for more comprehensive maternal healthcare is leading to shortages in qualified public healthcare providers, funding, and resources.   As we move into 2017, we …