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Why Your Teen Needs a Car Today

Unless you live in the city and have endless public transport options, your teen needs a car. This does not mean that you need to buy your teen a car, however. Helping them buy their own car, whether this means helping them research or helping finance, is a great way to teach your teen valuable life lessons. Researching, buying, owning, and maintain a car are all great steps that your teen can take towards the path of adulthood. Here are three great reasons why your teen needs a car:

Financial Responsibility By helping your teen save and buy for their own car, you are teaching them financial responsibility. You shouldn’t, however, let them buy an old car that has substandard safety features. A great compromise between them saving and buying their own car is for you to help. This could mean paying for the car entirely and having your teen pay you back, or it could mean having them save for all or a portion of the down payment and then helping them out from there. Either way, you will w…

4 Ideas To Make Your Camping Trip A Success

Camping is a great getaway for anyone to enjoy. It’s a time to soak up nature and escape from your normal routine. Even though it’s a fun adventure, you still need a plan otherwise your trip may include complications. Think about what you want to pack and prepare your gear ahead of time. It’s easy to forget the most important items when you’re rushing around, or you failed to plan in advance. Make a list of what you think would make the trip more enjoyable and narrow it down based on the amount of space you have for packing. See four ideas to make your camping trip a success. Pick A Fun Location Start by being selective about where you camp. Get input from the entire family and recommendations from your friends. You want to make sure you’re in an area that’s great for camping and also safe. Consider how far you want to drive and how many days you’ll be away. Decide if you like to be around people or more on your own. The location will have a big influence over how good of a time you hav…

5 Best Products for New Breastfeeding Mamas

For any mother who has tried to breastfeed, you know that it can be a rewarding and precious bonding experience with your little one that provides them with amazing, natural nutrition. At the same time, it’s a journey that can be filled with sore breasts and nipples, and can be more challenging to do than it looks.
There is a lot of focus on baby when they first enter our world, and rightfully so! But today, we want to share some top-rated products specifically to help moms and their ever-changing breasts on their breastfeeding and motherhood journey.
1. Honest Organic Nipple Balm – $13.95
Breastfeeding can often mean sore, cracked nipples. Honest’s Organic Nipple Balm is made without lanolin, is hypoallergenic, certified organic, and designed to be used during nursing. You don’t need to worry about wiping it off before nursing your little one. I’m all about having one less thing to worry about!
2. ThirdLove Nursing Bra – $72
Nursing bras do not have to be unattractive or uncomfortable. T…

Ways To Start Putting Yourself First

You work hard and deserve downtime to rest and relax. Start displaying self-confidence and acting like you’re worthy of taking time for yourself. Complaining about how much you do and that there’s never enough time to do what you want isn’t going to make you any happier. It’s up to you to take control of your life and create a better future for yourself. Believe in yourself and stop worrying about what other people think about you. Nothing will change unless you take charge and start living the life that puts a smile on your face each day. See ways to start putting yourself first. Take Vacation Time There’s no better way to pamper yourself than taking a vacation to rest and unwind. Pick somewhere really amazing like the White Buffalo Club in Jackson Hole, Wyoming and get away from it all for a while. This hotel and lodge offer a location unparalleled by any other downtown Jackson Hole hotel. Offering amazing views, high-end amenities, and guest-centric services, the suites boast luxury …

The Best Family Holiday Breaks in America

Are you considering your next holiday with the family? If you are, and you are like an active vacation, then North America has many options for you. Not only do they have plenty of things for the children to do, but they also allow you to get closer to nature and maybe even try some new things. These are not just summer vacation spots; you can find a lot to do even in the winter months, though you might want to wrap up a little warmer. Mountain Sky Ranch, Montana The Mountain Sky Ranch is full of the Wild West spirit. It is a traditional dude ranch, but it offers so much more than that. There are some fabulous activities such as fishing, hiking, and riding horses. There is also a fun and busy kids program to keep them occupied. The mountain air will smell amazing, and the rugged terrain will make for some challenging hikes. Rocking Horse Ranch, New York If you are unable to get out to the West to enjoy the ranch experience, then you can try Rocking Horse Ranch. Situated 90 miles North o…

The Best Ways To Overcome Stress At Your Job

Working is a sure way to add more stress to your life. There are high demands, a personal life and long hours that you must juggle. It’s no wonder many people often feel tired and worn out. That’s why it’s important you take responsibility for yourself and manage your stress appropriately. Try not to focus on the negative parts of work and keep a positive attitude. Work hard and do your best, but don’t beat yourself up in the process. There are ways to get over the hump and into a better place. Focus on you and putting your health first. See the best ways to overcome stress at your job. Find Solutions Whining about every obstacle that comes your way doesn’t work, and it gets old. What you need to do is figure out a way to clear your head and problem solve. For example, if you’re on your computer and all of your data gets wiped, try not to panic. Focus on finding a solution. Hire professionals who have a data retrieval tool to help you get it all back. Technology is our best friend unti…

Book Review- "Once Upon a Time Bible for Little Ones"

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The Bible is not a fairy tale, but every great story happened “once upon a time.” The Once Upon a Time Bible for Little Ones features eight powerful and inspiring stories from the Bible in a treasured padded board book format and decorated with foil. This storybook includes tales of the baby in the basket, the birth of Jesus, and the boy that helped feed thousands, all illustrated with whimsical artwork by Omar Aranda. Each story is told in a way that will engage and excite young children as they hear the tales of real people of the Bible.
My Review: Thanks to Zondervan for sending me this book for free in exchange for an honest review.  I was not paid for this review and all opinions expressed are 100% my own.  
This board book is a simple one that is sure to please.  It has your typical favorite stories and the art work is very nice and soft.  I like how they added, "The Bible is not a fairy tale.  Every great story happened once upon a time."  It is very true we need to make…