Showing posts from September, 2017

Tips for Juggling Post-Grad Study and Parenthood Successfully

If you didn’t attend graduate school after completing your bachelor’s degree, there are several reasons why you might be considering going back to college and furthering your education a few years down the line. Today, many individuals wait a while before choosing to attend graduate school; some of the reasons for this include needing extra time to gain relevant work experience to add more weight to their extra qualification, the chance to save money and repay some or all of their present student loans before embarking on any extra study, or even to start a family and settle down before pursuing their career path further. If you are a parent who has decided that it is finally time to return to the classroom and pursue your graduate degree, here are some top tips to help you stay on top of these two huge responsibilities. Tip #1. Be Clear on Your Future GoalsAs a parent, you will likely have some big goals and aims in mind when it comes to why you are choosing to achieve a graduate deg…

Taking Care Of Your Family’s Mental Health This Winter

We all want to take care of our families throughout every season of the year and that includes physical health, emotional health and of course, protecting their mental health. When the bright, warm days of summer end, autumn filters slowly through the air and eventually winter brings upon us her icy chill, winter depression sometimes takes hold of us and those we love.
Also called seasonal affective disorder (SAD), winter depression may affect some of our family members who may have normal mental health throughout the year but who show signs of depression at a specific time of the year, namely winter.
Seasonal affective disorder (SAD)is a form of depression associated with seasonal changes. Usually, symptoms tend to appear during those months that have less sunshine and starts and ends at about the same times every year - from the fall and continues through until the end of winter. Symptoms usually involved lowered energy and depression. So What To Do? Light Therapy
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How to get you and your family autumn ready

What it’s that time of year already? How does Fall come around so fast every year? It seems like summer passed in a matter of minutes. That said, are you ready for all the family gatherings, celebrations and milestones that autumn has in store for you? Even if you aren’t much of a planner, wouldn’t it be great to be ready for Fall this year? In fact, you could even get the whole family involved too. So be prepared to sort out your wardrobe, tackle those chores that you’ve been delaying and making time to check that you are in the best of health ready for those colder autumn days.
Wardrobe refresh Failing to sort out your closet is something that we are all guilty of, but why not make an exception this year. Your wardrobe could be harboring a whole range of outfits that you’ve forgotten about, or pairs of boots that will serve you well for when the weather takes a turn for the worst. Don’t feel that you must splurge on a new Fall wardrobe, when you can easily make do and mend with the cl…

7 Tips to Litterbox Train Cats Fast

Adopting a new kitten into your home is always an exciting journey. You look forward to feeding the kitten, providing proper veterinary care, and just rubbing the soft fur. Most people focus on getting the diet and vet care right and forget about litter box training. You may be lucky to adopt a kitten that is already trained to use the litter box. However, chances are that you will get one that needs training from scratch. The process may be challenging if your kitten is too young and if you have not trained one before. The challenge is greater when you adopt several cats at the same time. Here are some tips to make the process easier for you. 1. Start at the Right AgeYou may get frustrated with litter box training if you start at the wrong age. A kitten under 4 weeks is still too young for litter training. Wait until the kitten turns 4 weeks to get started. Attaining the age does not necessarily mean that the cat will learn fast, but it makes the process easier. It is also advisable t…

Freeloader Review with Coupon Code!

The First Child Carrier Built Specifically for Toddlers! A New, Better Child Carrier built to ensure the entire family can join every adventure! Compact, lightweight and portable, the Freeloader child carrier uses advanced materials and design to create a better experience for parents who love spending time with their kids. Whether you are traveling by air, going to the zoo, or hiking with your little ones, the Freeloader is ready to help carry the load. When not in use, the Freeloader's integrated aluminum seat folds up neatly to the size of a daypack. The Freeloader is a perfect fit for parents that want a lighter, more versatile carrier. The Freeloader features an easy-to-use, 5-point safety harness. The safety harness is specially designed to fasten securely and safely out-of-reach of your child. The Freeloader provides wide, ergonomic shoulder and waist straps to evenly distribute your child's weight to your hips and core. The contoured shoulder straps are adjustable and …

Simple Things Every Mom Needs to Succeed

Being a mom is a tough job. There’s always someone who needs you or a task to be accomplished. It takes real determination and stamina to make sure the household and your career continue to run smoothly. You’re busy, tired and probably don’t have a lot of extra time on your hands.
There’s no reason to worry. Take a look at what you’re working with and believe in yourself. You can do it with your perseverance and a few extra tools in your back pocket. All it takes is your willingness to step up to the plate and try. See simple things every mom needs to succeed.
Best Friend
Every mom needs a best friend who they can bounce ideas off or sneak away for a ladies’ night out with. Your girlfriend is someone who you can tell it all to, and suggest products that work to, like NeuEve. She understands without you even having to give an awkward explanation. Your best friend is the person who’s at your house the day your kids are sick because you need an extra hand. She gets you and doesn’t mind goin…