Child rearing or parenting involves the many facets of raising a young child and not just for a biological connection. Rearing a child entails teaching children values, communication skills, physical activities, personal hygiene, self-esteem, and responsible behavior. The success of raising a well-balanced child begins with the parents and a massive part of that is […]
The Valentine’s Day card market was worth 42.5m in 2012, and its value continues to increase in spite of social networking and texting. Although it ranks below Christmas, birthdays and Mother’s Day, the Valentine’s market is still big business, and its card and gift market still causes lasting damage to the environment- particularly when you […]
There are many fabulous home décor applications for upcycling, and it doesn’t always have to be about saving the environment, or penny pinching to offset rising housing costs like home insurance. Those serious about preserving the environment, creating healthier living spaces, living more sustainable and money wise, have found upcycling not just smart, but a […]
Steve and I are cycle-fiends. We’ve decided in the approaching winter months it is going to replace kayaking and become “our thing”. Only when it’s not raining, of course. We like to cycle around new cities on holiday, mountain bike, and cycle with Phoebe in tow along the canal near our house. It’s my fave […]
The workstations of today bear little resemblance to their counterparts of yesteryear. Changes in technology and advances in engineering and design have led to dramatic changes in the way office furniture affects the look and feel of the office. Here are some of the defining characteristics of the modern workstation.
Many people wonder if it’s genuinely possible to maintain a clean house when you have pets around. While it’s likely you won’t have to clean up after fish all the time, having a dog or a cat is certainly something that troubles homeowners who would rather not have fur strewn across floors and carpets. We’re […]
About 15 percent of children over 3 years old struggle with bed wetting, otherwise known as enuresis. The majority of them deal with primary enuresis, meaning that children haven’t developed bladder control at night, accidents occur at least twice a month, and they are not triggered by stressful situations. Facts About Bed Wetting It’s important […]
If you have visited Giant’s Causeway, the Cliffs of Moher and driven round the Ring of Kerry or just want to avoid the places more likely to be full of tourists, Northern Ireland and Ireland has plenty to offer you. In the following article we highlight 5 of the best hidden gems the Emerald Isles […]