So you want to spend some time relaxing in the sun, enjoy several different locations, and swimming in the ocean. You also have at least one toddler. Fortunately, you should be able to actually have a very enjoyable vacation, even with little…Read Article
If you’re debating whether to have a second child or not, there are a lot of factors that will go into your decision. It’s not just about whether it’s harder or not, but also about finances, space, and several other factors. Make sure you…Read Article
Learning is a lifelong endeavor. Just because you’re no longer a teenager, you no longer go to school on a regular basis, or you’re not in the workforce (because you’re a stay at home parent) does not mean you have nothing left to learn. You have…Read Article
Title: Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones
Author: James Clear
Media Type Consumed: Audio Book
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Schools around the country are starting to put out the plans that they have for this next school year. For some districts, that means shortened weeks and partial days of attending schools. For others, it means additional school work to be done at…Read Article
My oldest son is 9 years old, and he now has several adult teeth in his mouth. As we have visited the dentist the past couple of times, we have been encouraged to have our son floss his teeth regularly. He has had one cavity in his tooth when he…Read Article
I have a bit of a problem sometimes where I don’t get engaged in books as much as I’d like. My primary problem is that I try to read so much that I read at times when I’m not focused. It’s really easy to let my mind drift to random thoughts about…Read Article
Some weeks, it feels like the laundry will never end. It just continues to pile up, and someone has to take care of it.
I don’t mind doing laundry most of the time. Sure, it’s not my favorite thing to do, but it’s also not the end of the…Read Article
There are many ways to still get an excellent workout in less than 30 minutes. You don’t have to sacrifice health benefits just because you’re a parent and don’t have the time for a longer workout.
High intensity interval training (HIIT…Read Article
There are many reasons you might want to build a retaining wall in your yard - perhaps you want to build an elevated garden bed, or perhaps some other type of landscaping look that you want to capture.
Whatever the reason you want to put…Read Article
There are tons of streaming services available these days, and each of them has a different set of content, and of course separate pricing. It would be really easy to subscribe and pay for all of these services at the same time, but unless your…Read Article
Sleeping in is one of those things that I did a lot more of in my younger years. When you don't have kids, sleeping in is usually pretty easy to do, especially on days you're not working early. However, once you have little ones in the house,…Read Article
Playing video games with our kids is one of the fun activities that we like to do indoors. It’s much better than some of the stuff they’d normally be watching on TV, and it teaches them some hand coordination at the same time. For some parents,…Read Article
Building your own standing desk is quite simple, and can be economical as well. It also allows you to build it exactly like you want.
Several years ago, I was in the market for a standing desk. At the time, standing desks were nowhere…Read Article
I’m not a fan of the latest and greatest fad diets. Fad diets are something that come and go, and you don’t stick to. Eating healthy should be a lifestyle you live, and something that you always do. It’s not a diet that you go on and off of, but…Read Article
If you’re not going back to college to get your education, there are a multitude of other ways to increase your…Read Article
If you’ve decided that you want to start working out, and the best way for you to do so is at home, then you’re going to want a few pieces of equipment. You don’t have to go all…Read Article
If you're looking for a fun activity for kids, look to your local public transportation system. We recently took a fun ride on the local public transit system here - the fast train. This simple activity kept the kids entertained for a few hours,…Read Article
Unfortunately, time is not something you generally have a lot of as a parent. Especially when you have young children, they need a lot more attention. As such, the hardest thing you need to do is to find some time to…Read Article
Most of the meals below shouldn't take any real planning in advance outside of having a few simple ingredients on hand. We don't make these meals every week, but we try to use as many of them as possible. Our kids regularly ask for cereal, but…Read Article