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4 Ideas For DIY Mosquito Repellent To Get You Through The Summer

Days at the lake, bonfires, camping trips, hiking—you and your kids aren’t the only ones excited for summer. Those fun outdoor moments can be ruined by a few hundred small—but seriously annoying—uninvited guests. That’s right, we’re talking about mosquitoes. No matter how well you pack your picnic or how refreshing that cool lake water looks, […] More

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Adapting A Routine As A New Mom

Being a new mom can be very overwhelming. Trying to juggle diaper changes, feeding, and sleep training all while managing a household is enough to drive any woman to her breaking point. The key to finding balance as a new mom is to create balance in your daily schedule and begin a routine that is […] More

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Practical Financial Planning Advice For Parents

Once you have a child, you realize your choices make a significant impact on your current and future situation. However, knowing you need to stabilize your finances and knowing how to go about it aren’t the same thing. Follow this practical financial planning advice to give you and your family a firm financial foundation.  Children […] More

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Warning Signs That Suggest Your Child Needs Braces

Parents with growing kids usually would wonder whether braces are a necessary investment or not. But an orthodontist can look out for warning signs to help you determine whether your child will benefit from orthodontic treatment. Many parents are aware of the advantages of an orthodontic evaluation, but they’re often strangers to the important signs […] More

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5 Things You Should Never DIY At Your Home

When the winter passes and the weather gets warmer, we start craving some changes. Whether it’s a hairstyle or a colour of the walls in our living room, spring brings the need for something fresh. You may also be thinking about tackling some new DIY projects around the house. Talking about home repairs, you basically […] More

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Say Bye-Bye To Chloasma And Dark Spots With These Helpful Tips

If there is anything that shows the signs of aging, it is most certainly our skin. It’s this covering we wear that shows the world who we are, and imperfections can seriously affect our self-esteem. Dealing with dark spots is not easy. Even for women who are not vain, it can take a toll on […] More

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3 Keto Bread Recipes So You Can Enjoy Bread Without All The Carbs

The Keto diet is relatively simple to stick to once you get the hang of it. There are lots of rich and satisfying foods to eat, and how good your body feels once you’re in ketosis is an added bonus. However, I really miss sandwiches and that can be a tough sacrifice at times. I […] More

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These 6 Apps Make the Best Mother’s Day Gifts

Mother’s Day is right around the corner — May 12th this year — which means you’re running out of time to find your mom the perfect gift. Instead of heading to the Hallmark Store or Amazon, why not take a look at these apps that can help you create the best Mother’s Day gifts? There’s […] More

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5 Inspiring Ideas For A Cozy Outdoor Retreat

Summer is knocking at our door, and it brings the need to get away from the lengthy commutes and crazy schedules. As lovely as a trip to a 5-star resort sounds, most people need a getaway that’s near and available 24/7. So why wouldn’t you make one in your backyard? It may sound like a […] More

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4 Clever Ideas For A Small Bathroom

A small bathroom in no way needs to be empty or not styled. It deserves to be as stylish as the rest of your house. Of course, it’s easy to overdo it and make the room feel cluttered and claustrophobic with your decorations. Your best friend for decorating a small bathroom is compact and practical […] More

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5 Of The Best Keto Pizza Recipes

There’s more than one reason why the keto diet is one of today’s most popular health trends. By choosing this high-fat, low-carb meal plan, you transition your body into using a different, more efficient, type of fuel. A body in ketosis is in a better position to lose weight, stabilize blood sugar, and reduce inflammation. […] More

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These Are the Reasons You and Your Family Should Get a Pet

We all love cute and furry animals — so much so that we domesticate them and bring them home with us as pets. Cats, dogs and other pets have become so commonplace in American homes that it almost seems odd to find a home without a pet. I’m no exception — we’ve got a furry […] More

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Tips To Better Your Family’s Vision

For adults and children alike, there are plenty of choices that can improve eye health. This article will lay out easy and essential tips you can use to better your vision. Better yet, you can then use your newfound knowledge to help your whole family make the best choices for their eye health. Eat Healthy […] More

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5 Fantastic Ways To Stay Physically Fit Together

If you want to spend more quality time with your spouse while getting healthier, couples’ workouts are the perfect solution! Start by finding a time that works best for both of you to work out. This may require getting up extra early to get your workout in or devoting more time to staying active after […] More

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4 Strategies To Help You Declutter Your Home

When you have a messy and cluttered home, your space is much less functional and the piles of junk can cause you to feel stressed and anxious. In order to turn your home into the peaceful place you want it to be, getting rid of some of the clutter is a must. Here are four […] More

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Think Past Rice Krispies With These 7 Delicious Marshmallow Treats

Whether it’s a birthday party, after-school treat, or special dessert, it’s hard to go wrong with Rice Krispie treats. Kids (and adults, too!), love them for their marshmallowy goodness, and they have the added benefit of being super simple to make. There’s no oven involved, and it’s hard to mess up a recipe with only […] More

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Celebrate Spring With These 5 Salad Recipes

The very first spring harvest brings us strawberries, peas, radishes, arugula, asparagus and more. It’s the perfect time of year to revamp your diet and start eating a little healthier. I know salads get a bad reputation, but people who think salads are boring probably aren’t making them right. There’s a lot more to a […] More

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3 Easy Mexican Recipes For The Perfect Cinco De Mayo Fiesta

Cinco de Mayo is officially the day that Mexico celebrates its independence from its French colonizers. But over here in my kitchen, we are celebrating our independence from oppressive, time-consuming recipes. Dinner on the table in 20 minutes, anyone? And, no, it’s not hot dogs! A lot of Mexican recipes are quick to prepare, inexpensive, […] More

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Ketosis For Women: Learn How Keto Affects Female Hormones

You have probably heard of the keto diet. It’s a low-carb, high-fat diet that has never been more popular than now. Of course, this diet revolves around the switch from burning carbs to burning fat. This fat becomes the ‘fuel’ of our bodies. Instead of using carbs, the body starts burning fat for fuel. Voila, […] More

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5 Easy Ways To Save Money Even When You’re On A Budget

Raising a child is no easy feat. It takes a tremendous amount of energy and planning, and those who do it deserve extra recognition for all they accomplish on their own. If stay-at-home moms are relying on one income, it can be difficult to properly manage personal finances. Raising children is expensive work; for instance, […] More

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Weekend Projects You Can Tackle to Increase Curb Appeal On Your Home

Whether you’re putting your house on the market or just want to improve how the exterior of your home looks, you’re in luck. Here are a few weekend projects (both simple and affordable) that you can tackle to increase curb appeal. Create a Welcoming Entryway Besides your lawn, the front door to your home is […] More

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Top 6 Exercises To Help You Recover After A C-Section

The number of C-sections is increasing across the world, which isn’t a good thing according to experts. This particular type of delivery is necessary in some cases, but when used without a valid medical cause it is not a risk that should be taken. The recovery after the procedure can be lengthy and wrought with […] More

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Packed Kits Are The Perfect Way To Show A Friend With Cancer How Much You Care

There are few things more devastating in life than a cancer diagnosis. That “c” word is powerful enough to topple buildings, break down walls, and irrevocably alter lives. No matter the outcome—whether that coveted remission is achieved or remains an elusive dream—the journey is laced with challenges and obstacles no one ever expects to deal […] More

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5 Personal Care Tips For New Moms

Once you become a new mom, your self-care routine can become a thing of the past. Nothing else matters more than the health and welfare of your new baby, which puts everything else on the back burner. It can seem at times that there isn’t enough time in the day for much else than feeding, […] More

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The 6 Best Ways to Get Your Sweat On This Spring

The sun is shining, the birds are chirping, the flowers are blooming and we’re starting to forget about all the time we spent under sweaters and blankets this winter dreaming of these days. Now that spring is here, we may not feel like we’re ready for it. We may be feeling less than confident about […] More

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3 Tips To Get Your Kids To Eat Their Vegetables

Kids and vegetables have a long, complicated history. Simply saying the dreaded “v” word can send a picky eater scurrying out of the kitchen with their lips clamped shut. But as a mom, you know getting vegetables into those little mouths is essential. You might have to get creative if you want your kids to […] More

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6 Carpet Cleaning Secrets From The Pros

If your carpets could talk, they’d definitely have a few horror stories involving a not-quite-house-trained pet or a toddler’s snack time gone wrong. Dirty carpets can make your entire home look dingy, and vacuuming regularly doesn’t always fix the problem. There will still be mysterious stains and ground-in dirt that just won’t come out. Professional […] More

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Proposal Ideas With a Modern Twist

Today couple’s are modernizing just about everything they do, including asking for their partner’s hand in marriage. Proposals are so much more than getting down on one knee, but rather creating an over-the-top grand gesture. Regardless of how you propose, you will want it to be as special as can be by making it unforgettable. […] More

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The Perfect Carrot Cake Recipe For Your Family’s Easter

If you’re going to have dessert at your family Easter celebration, why not make it carrot cake? It’s the Easter Bunny’s favorite, and it’s a cake that both kids and adults will love. There are so many different ways you can make carrot cake, but this recipe is definitely my favorite. The cake is nice […] More

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A Beginner’s Guide To Intermittent Fasting

In today’s world, we are inundated with all the latest diet and food trends no matter where we look or go. Gluten-free this, paleo that, keto friendly, the list goes on and on. But there is one hot “trend” that is actually not a trend at all. We’re talking about intermittent fasting. (You might see […] More

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21 May 2019