Family Life

How To Get To Sleep And Stay Asleep With 10 Simple Tricks

A 2005 National Sleep Foundation poll found that more than 39 percent of people above age 30 have problems falling asleep or sleeping well at night. While good sleep has a lot of positive and healthy benefits to the human body, including the brain, sleep deprivation prevents your immune system from building up its forces by making it difficult for your body to fend off invaders. In this article, we…

The Ultimate Betrayal: When Medical Power of Attorney Falls Into The Wrong Hands.

It’s a truth that probably happens more often than we know.. The end of life decisions parents make behind our backs are not to be taken lightly. It’s a twist in life that comes unexpectedly, and a tough pill to swallow. Beware the power, of the medical power of attorney that falls into the wrong hands. It speaks loudly while all else, including love and devotion…

Let’s Talk About Travel in 2020

Check out this great link from The Simple Dollar. Lots of good information for getting your family from home to your Holiday destination safely. Enjoy the ride and Happy Holidays…

Taking Care of Mom

The phone rang and the recorder picked up at 3:00 pm on October 27th, 2020, Mom didn’t answer and she didn’t call back. I had spoken to her at 8:00 that morning and told her I would be over later that day. By 3:05 I felt sick to my stomach and called again at 3:20. Something was definitely wrong. Mom had been…

5 Expert Tips for Sleep-Deprived Moms

Are you a new mom that’s not getting enough shut-eye? A recent survey showed that half of parents with kids up to 6 months old get a maximum 3 hours of uninterrupted sleep, according to Owlet Care. Various tweaks, like reading a mattress selection guide, might help to improve your sleep quality let alone prevent sleepless nights.  In fact, some basic changes in sleep schedules…

How to Make Your Own Chalk Paint

With many schools delaying the first day back in the classroom, you may be wondering how to keep your kiddos busy this summer. Here’s a fun project you can do with them! Chalk paint is a simple craft you can do at home –– use it to decorate your sidewalk, driveway, or even an indoor chalkboard!  What you’ll need:  2 cups cornstarch 2…