When you are a parent, there are certain things that happen which are enough to send shivers down your spine. You don’t like to think of your children ever getting head lice, but it is something that is almost par for the course; these little bugs go almost hand in hand with childhood, and are synonymous with growing up. You’ll be hard pressed to find somebody who hasn’t ever had head lice at some point in their life, and some university/college students are finding it to be an unwelcome invasion when they start their first year of higher education and start living with different people. So just how to we help with the prevention of these unwanted parasites and make sure that everybody’s head remains completely clear? Continue reading →
With summer almost in full swing, the temperatures are rising and we’re waking up from bed feeling a lot hotter than usual. This is natural for summer weather, and we’re either sweating like pigs from covering ourselves at night or we wake up a little chilly because our air conditioning or fan was blowing on us the entire night. Whatever you try, it’s hard to strike the right balance between the temperatures and more often than not, sleeping in the summer can become an incredibly uncomfortable experience. So to help you stay cool (but not too cool) at night, here are a couple of useful tips.
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Summer is the perfect time to get your kids out and about. After being stuck inside thanks to winter and the cold it brings, and possibly being contained indoors due to the pollen epidemics that come with every spring and the thawing of the winter ice – summer is finally a time with balanced weather. It means you can go out to the park, out to the beach, out on vacation without the weather disrupting your plans. Of course, the rain will still have a part to play, with surprise showers, but you can bank on it being mostly sunny during the summer months. That means you can plan to get out of the house!
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With Father’s Day just around the corner I have been looking for great affordable gifts. I had recently wanted to get a pressure washer as the decks get grimy, the house, the car and even the dogs cage. You can wash them all by hand but, a pressure washer can get the job done quicker and more efficiently. Karcher K1700 Electric Power Pressure Washer 1700 PSI TruPressure, 1.2 GPM. Continue reading →
My husband is a hard person to get gifts for. I know he likes anything my son and I get for him but, i want to get something he truly will like and use. I don’t know about you but my husband is SO hard to shop for! I tried everything over time to make him happy with his gift, and while he always says he loves anything from me, I am not sure if I really believe it. Whether you’re buying for your father, grandfather, brother or life partner, choosing a gift can be a stressful…even painful process! Men are notoriously hard to buy for, no matter what the occasion. My husband is also a true guys guy so that makes it even harder to shop for him. Usually I end up buying him something for the house. That is until now. I can get him a basket from Brobasket.com. Continue reading →
when my son was little he wanted a doll. There were not many choices to get him a boy doll. I had to get him a newborn doll without hair and dress it in boy baby clothes. Yes, I also did get him a stroller so he can push his doll around. Now you can get a Wonder Crew doll. There is Will and Marco. I had decide to go with Marco that is dark hair like my nephew. He is going to have so much fun with his new crewmate. Continue reading →
Fairy gardens are a big thing lately. I myself have wanted to make a fairy garden. There is a new Magical Cottage for kids. They can create their own fairy garden. I love this. It is a way to get them away from their screens and have fun hands on. Continue reading →
My husband loves his coffee. We have had many different brands of coffee machines. We also have full pot maker and k cup makers. I have so many different appliances on my counter that the Keurig K55 is a great machine that does not take up much space. I have had coffee machines that just took up too much space. Continue reading →
Now that spring is almost here. I know that my skin is very dry from the cold weather. Softsoap’s new body washes are here to help re hydrate that winter skin. With new scents Honey Creme Lavender is a very soft soothing fragrance of cool lavender mixed lightly with honey. Lavander has always calmed me down and helped me get some rest. Blooming Jasmine and Plum is a burst of fruit with lots of plum and just enough floral to smell like Spring in a bottle. Both of these body washes add moisture back into your skin. Leaving you soft and healthy glow after a shower. Want a to tale a nice bath after a long hard day. Simply add a little of the Honey creme lavender to your bath water. It is so relaxing and fresh. Continue reading →
There is nothing more daunting than being a new parent. With an endless list of new challenges to face, it is inevitable that you will make some mistakes. When you do, you’ll feel awful, but it happens to everybody. There’s no need to worry about doing things wrong occasionally. That doesn’t mean you shouldn’t try to get things right, though. Most new parents tend to make the same mistakes. Knowing what they are beforehand can help you to avoid them and be a better parent. Before your little one arrives, make sure that you are aware of these common slip-ups and how to avoid making them yourself.
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