Fashionable Workout Outfits to Try

Fashionable Workout Outfits to Try

Different people draw their workout motivation from different sources. Some from the transformation their body undergoes, some from the fact that it helps them get rid of a lot of accumulated stress, and there are those who get motivated by a having a great workout outfit and looking good at the gym. This article covers the last group. We will go over some of the best fashionable workout outfits you should definitely try out. So let’s start!

Home Organization Tips

Home Organization Tips

A home should be a sanctuary — a place where you can relax, rejuvenate, be calm, and enjoy the company of those you love. Unfortunately, a home can also be hectic, dirty, and disorganized, especially if you have kids or pets. Of course, you don’t need a spotless, perfectly organized home to be happy, but organization makes a huge difference in getting through your day without hassle.

XNSPY: A Cell Phone Monitoring App or A Secrets Peeler?

XNSPY: A Cell Phone Monitoring App or A Secrets Peeler?

New cell phone monitoring app, Xnspy, is an advanced monitoring solution that is available for both iPhone and Android users. The latest version has boosted the compatibility of the app by providing support for the latest iOS and Android operating systems. With the revamped interface and introduction of some much-needed monitoring features, the app is set to be among the best cell phone monitoring apps on the market. Let us find out what’s new in this version and is there anything still missing it?

Adjusting For The Alternatives In Life

Adjusting For The Alternatives In Life

No one in life gets exactly what they thought they were going to get. You might have noticed this in your own life. Sometimes, we need to take a new path, change our ideas for the future, and adapt to our circumstances.

Keeping Safe on the Road When the Snow Falls

Keeping Safe on the Road When the Snow Falls

While the chilly winter months are ideal for indoor activities, the season can actually be a great time to get out and about with the family, if you do it right. Winter traveling means more chances to snuggle with your loved ones and take in gorgeous, snow-capped scenery. But it also comes with its own unique set of challenges.

6 Ways to Prevent Home Fires During Christmas

6 Ways to Prevent Home Fires During Christmas

It seems as if every year the holiday season begins earlier.  Along-side Halloween costumes in the stores are dancing Santa’s and reindeer. But in our mad dash to get our home decorated for the holidays and organize the gatherings, it’s easy to forget about the additional fire hazards that come with this time of year.  To keep your family safe, keep these tips in mind to prevent fires:

Falls At Home Might Not Break Your Child’s Bones, But Outside The House Is A Different Matter

Falls At Home Might Not Break Your Child’s Bones, But Outside The House Is A Different Matter

When you became a parent, you did everything possible to make your house child safe. You put your favorite sharp ornaments in the attic. You even made sure your carpet was tucked in place. All the better for reducing the risk of household accidents and making your home safe for your little one.

10 Common Gym Mistakes: Are You Making Them?

10 Common Gym Mistakes: Are You Making Them?

Many people start their year off buying a gym membership and new gym attire. While the first step to transforming your body is, in fact, deciding to commit to restructuring your lifestyle at the gym and in the kitchen, it is common for people to make mistakes that jeopardize their progress. These mistakes can chip away at their enthusiasm to work out and ultimately result in people giving up on their goals.

14 Things All Moms To Be Need In Their Hosptial Bag

14 Things All Moms To Be Need In Their Hosptial Bag

A hospital bag is a bag you pack to take with you when you go into labor. It’s usually filled with lots of different essentials to last you as long a week, as you never know how long you’ll have to stay both before and after you have given birth. It’s usually packed a few weeks before your due date, and kept in an easy-to-grab place.

Secrets To Creating Incredible Photographs Of Your Family

Secrets To Creating Incredible Photographs Of Your Family

Taking a perfect family photo can be a challenging task. Firstly, if your oldest daughter in college, you need to wait to gather the whole family. Then, if you have a newborn, you need to be patient, and so on. However, it can all be done meticulously. It might take some time and effort, but you would long after cherishing those photographs. So, here are secrets and tricks on how to create magnificent photographs of your family.

5 Ways to Shop Smarter During Sales

5 Ways to Shop Smarter During Sales

We often think that there's no such person who doesn't like shopping, whether it's a planned shopping spree or just a random stop by the store. And just like that, on the third day, God created discounts so the women around the world could buy more of the things they don't need, and things they've already had in their closets. But, there's no room to panic, 'cause there's a cure for compulsive shoppers, and you'll only have to follow these simple steps.

Bright Smile 101: Routines For Whitening Teeth Naturally

Bright Smile 101: Routines For Whitening Teeth Naturally

Everybody likes having white, shiny teeth that make your smile perfect. There are many ways to whiten teeth, but not all of those methods are completely healthy for your teeth and gums. Some of them can make your teeth sensitive for a couple of days or even disturb the natural balance inside your mouth, making your teeth prone to caries.

10 WAYS TO KEEP KIDS ENTERTAINED DURING THANKSGIVING BREAK

10 WAYS TO KEEP KIDS ENTERTAINED DURING THANKSGIVING BREAK

Between shuffling turkeys from hot ovens to crowded tables, terrible Detroit Lions games and sleeping overnight in line for a Target Black Friday sale, won't somebody please think of the children and keep them occupied and out of trouble over Turkey Day Break?

Teach Your Kids How to Live Healthy and Happy

Teach Your Kids How to Live Healthy and Happy

Children are like sponges, and they absorb every bit of information you dish out to them. Therefore, if you teach them from a very young age, it imprints better in their minds. Later when they are grown up, they will remember your words as they are living the life you dreamt for them.

The Donut Diet Challenge: Snack Your Way to a Leaner You!

The Donut Diet Challenge: Snack Your Way to a Leaner You!

Eat donuts and lose weight? Does this sound too good to be true? The answer is NO, it’s not! If you don’t lose weight after thirty days, you may find yourself occupying a unique space in history.  Are you up for the challenge?

SECRETS TO GETTING YOUR KIDS TO EAT BETTER THIS THANKSGIVING

SECRETS TO GETTING YOUR KIDS TO EAT BETTER THIS THANKSGIVING

A common worry parents have around Thanksgiving? Their children won’t eat well. They might not even eat at all. The solution? Imagine Thanksgiving from the perspective of a child. You don’t who's going to be there, the food or the schedule. In short, you don’t know what’s going on. And, on top of all that, you’re expected to just go along and get along. Filling them in on the plans for the day can solve a lot.

7 Ways to Infuse Love Into Your Holiday

7 Ways to Infuse Love Into Your Holiday

In these divided political times, these days of devastatingly frequent mass shootings and natural disasters, we are being called to love each other in spite of ourselves, in spite of our righteous positions, in spite of all the external and internal crazy going on. Hearts are tender, wounded, and exhausted.  Let’s see how we can help take care of each other’s hearts this holiday season.

How to Shed Years off Your Skin – Best Skin Treatments

How to Shed Years off Your Skin – Best Skin Treatments

Dermatologists are the superheroes of skin care. With their expertise and advanced technology, they can do wonders for person's skin and fight off signs of aging. These medical magicians can even do miracles in a short time like refine the shape of your nose and remove sun spots for good.

Turn Your Blog Into A Business!

Turn Your Blog Into A Business!

The truth is that if you want to turn your blog into a legitimate career then that is genuinely possible, but it requires a lot of hard work and a strong understanding of what you're actually doing. With that in mind, here are some things that you can do in order to take your website from blog to business.

THANKSGIVING SAFETY TIPS

THANKSGIVING SAFETY TIPS

Family gatherings are great... until someone gets hurt. With Thanksgiving fast approaching, you'll want to take precaution- especially with little kids running around. Here are safety tips to keep in mind when hosting turkey dinner.

Caring For Your Children

Caring For Your Children

When it comes to caring for your children, it might feel like a pretty obvious and simple topic of conversation, yet it can be helpful to consider the following points in terms of optimizing your ability to take care of your children and for them to develop into healthy, happy, human beings!

The Dangers of Leftover Candy

The Dangers of Leftover Candy

Trick-or-treating is the pinnacle of Halloween for most kids. Sure, they get to carve pumpkins, strut around in a killer Halloween costume, and help decorate the house with some appropriate spooky decor, but the golden prize is the bag of candy after a long night of trick-or-treating around the neighborhood.  

7 PROFITABLE SIDE HUSTLES YOU CAN START IN YOUR APARTMENT

7 PROFITABLE SIDE HUSTLES YOU CAN START IN YOUR APARTMENT

A recent survey by Bankrate revealed that 44 million Americans currently have a side hustle to bring in some extra cash in addition to their 9 to 5 job. Thinking of joining that side gig revolution? We don't blame you! Having a little extra cash to pay down debt, build up savings or simply to treat yourself can reduce the burden on your main paycheck.

8 Steps of Gratitude that Will Change Your Life

8 Steps of Gratitude that Will Change Your Life

With Thanksgiving a few weeks away, now is the time of year that people reflect and give thanks for the things in their life – gratitude has been shown to make you more patient, improve relationships, help ease depression, give you happiness that lasts and more.

5 Ways to Stay Lean for Life

5 Ways to Stay Lean for Life

These days, many people lead sedentary lives, either sitting in front of the TV or playing games on their tablet or smartphone. It means the problem with obesity is a big issue, and at the moment. it seems to be getting worse in the US. This is why so many people are constantly trying different diets to lose weight, and is why most of them fail because they are not active enough. It is very easy to get into the habit of sitting around. Your body becomes used to it and the weight just piles on.

Fun Fall Outdoor Activities for You and Your Child

Fun Fall Outdoor Activities for You and Your Child

Every season highlights exciting activities that you can share with your child. The winter is for building snowmen and drinking hot chocolate, spring is for outdoor picnics and trips to the park, summer is for swimming and BBQs, and the Fall is for harvests, corn mazes, and carving pumpkins. Of course, autumnal activities consist of more than just Halloween themed events. There are plenty of activities you can do with your kid to make this season memorable for you both.

Innovative New Beauty Treatments

Innovative New Beauty Treatments

Thanks to the latest advancements in tech and medicine, the beauty industry is delivering a surge of up-and-coming treatments that could completely reshape our beauty approach in the upcoming years. You may have already heard of some of them, boasted by numerous celebrities, while others remain further from the spotlight, awaiting their five minutes of fame, which will undoubtedly come soon.

How to Shed Years off Your Skin – Best Skin Treatments

How to Shed Years off Your Skin – Best Skin Treatments

Dermatologists are the superheroes of skin care. With their expertise and advanced technology, they can do wonders for person's skin and fight off signs of aging. These medical magicians can even do miracles in a short time like refine the shape of your nose and remove sun spots for good.

How to Achieve a Healthy Work-Life Balance

How to Achieve a Healthy Work-Life Balance

It’s easy to get caught up in the routine of life and forget that we have options and can make changes. Our habits become the driving force in our lives and leave us feeling trapped and frustrated. Then we become less efficient, make more mistakes and get sick from being so tired and stressed.

How To Start A Money Making Blog In 2019

How To Start A Money Making Blog In 2019

If you are committed to becoming a successful blogger, this course can change your life and your net worth. Whether you want to use blogging to earn a full-time income or as a side hustle, you can do this.

Home Decor With Pet and Child Safety in Mind

Home Decor With Pet and Child Safety in Mind

Having both children and pets means that things will never be boring in your household. They actually have a lot in common — they require constant attention, have seemingly endless energy, and despite all the chaos, make the hard work worth it.

What Renters Say is Most Important

What Renters Say is Most Important

There's an excitement that comes along with renting a new apartment – finding it, signing the lease and finally moving in (aside from the whole having to move furniture and boxes part).

Design Tips and Ideas for a Family-Friendly Backyard

Design Tips and Ideas for a Family-Friendly Backyard

A backyard can be a great space for family-friendly activities, as well as an inspiring place to relax alone. To transform your backyard into a place that you and the rest of your family can enjoy, try the following design ideas:

Spooky Insights: Halloween Stats

Spooky Insights: Halloween Stats

Happy October! Thought you would be interested in some Halloween stats? check out the following spooky insight... Redbox.com conducted a Halloween survey of more than 1,200 members of the Redbox Customer Panel.  

How to Find “Me Time” on the Busiest Days

How to Find “Me Time” on the Busiest Days

As mothers, we often buy into limiting beliefs that “me time” is tough to come by, or that we need to sacrifice in order to be good mothers. It’s just not true. The most important step you can take to having time for yourself is believing that you can. Next time you’re lying in bed, wondering how you’ll squeeze yourself into the upcoming day, make a choice. Choose to make yourself a priority. Choose to reenergize. Don’t get lost in all you have to do. Find the woman you are and take care of her. Everything else you do will be better because you did.

8 Productive Ways to Spend Your Free Time While the Kids are Back In School

8 Productive Ways to Spend Your Free Time While the Kids are Back In School

The bells have chimed, and kids are ready to make their way back to school. Summer breaks don’t only bring a change in the routine of children but their mums as well. Women find themselves busier figuring out how to keep their kids entertained during vacations. At the same time, they also have to make sure that they complete their homework, sleep at bedtime, and all their needs are met. Once the little ones head back to school, life can feel a little empty.

Legal Tips for Traveling Abroad

Legal Tips for Traveling Abroad

You have already booked your flight and have even created an itinerary for your trip abroad, but have you paused to consider the legal hurdles you might face in a foreign land? Different countries have different laws and customs, and while not being familiar with another country's laws may seem innocent, ignorance is no defense where the law is concerned.

6 Easy Ways To Make Money Blogging

6 Easy Ways To Make Money Blogging

Making money blogging is the best thing ever! In thirteen months, I’ve gone from blogging as a hobby to making over $30,000.

How to Prepare for this Holiday Season

How to Prepare for this Holiday Season

As summer draws to a close and the warmer weather starts to subside, you wouldn’t be alone if you were looking upon the change of seasons with a bit of reluctance. But with the new season comes its own set of pleasures. You know, spending nights cuddled up by the fire, watching your favorite movies [...]

20 Fun Facts About ME

20 Fun Facts About ME

Enjoy these 20 Fun Facts About ME!

Vanity Closet: How to Make Your Walk-In Closet Even Better

Vanity Closet: How to Make Your Walk-In Closet Even Better

Having a well-organized walk-in closet is already a dream of many. But, what if we told you that you can make your walk-in closet multipurpose by turning it into a vanity closet? Sounds great, right? Now, you’re probably thinking “What is that”? Well, stick around and find out!

Learn How To Go From $0 to $1,000+ Per Month Blogging!

Learn How To Go From $0 to $1,000+ Per Month Blogging!

Imagine how your would life change if you could earn an extra thousand per month? How about an additional $2,000 per month? How about $5,000+ per month? How about an amazing $10,000+ per month?

7 Unique Ways to Promote Your Blog Until It’s Viral

7 Unique Ways to Promote Your Blog Until It’s Viral

Nearly 200 blog posts ago, when I posted my first article, I was nervous. I didn't know if I wanted readership. I struggled with putting “my truths” online. I loved journaling and researching articles for my clients, but sharing my most intimate moments was overwhelming. It took four years for me to finally agree to share my world and I couldn’t believe how nervous I was. I had 8 posts scheduled to be released on certain days. After a quick motivational and loving talk with my husband, I was convinced. As I pressed the publish button I could hear his words echoing through my head, “Just imagine how many more people you can help.”  

The Cure For Your Meal Planning Blues

The Cure For Your Meal Planning Blues

Today, you can get your hands on ready-made meal plans for just the way you eat—complete with shopping lists and fresh recipes—for a ridiculously low price. It’s called the Ultimate Healthy Meal Planning Bundle - back for just two days! - and here’s how it works: It’s a complete meal planning solution made up of 10 mini-bundles.

5 Tips to Make Bookkeeping Easier for Bloggers

5 Tips to Make Bookkeeping Easier for Bloggers

I pride myself in being well organized in my personal and professional life. When it comes to money, It’s no different. I like to get things ready before the time is at hand. My taxes are easy to get done because I have a system that helps me keep them caught up.  By logging my business expenses and income as they occur, I'm prepared. By following these 5 tips to make bookkeeping easier for bloggers, you will be prepared as well.

5 Steps to Creating a Minimalist Home

5 Steps to Creating a Minimalist Home

Minimalism is an architectural concept of the 20th century that is alive and kicking in our time. In the crowded world of today, it has become both a need and a luxury. Whatever the reason is behind the wish to apply it, it does have certain rules. Strict minimalist outlines can be attained through adherence to these 5 easy steps that will transform your living quarters into a minimalist paradise.

11 Elements of an Awesome About Me Page

11 Elements of an Awesome About Me Page

The About Me page is the essence of your site which is why they are almost always one of the most visited pages on any website. They’re incredibly important because your audience who naturally wants to know more about you wants to relate to you. They want to get to know the face behind the blog! Please keep in mind there is no magic formula, but there are essential elements that all amazing About Me pages have in common.  

Why Online Degrees Are Perfect For Stay At Home Moms

Why Online Degrees Are Perfect For Stay At Home Moms

Online learning is very popular amongst stay at home parents at the moment because it’s the perfect fit. If you’re considering getting back into education in later life, here’s why online courses are the ideal way to do it.

4 Unusual (but Effective) Ways to Prevent the Flu

4 Unusual (but Effective) Ways to Prevent the Flu

Navigating throughout the invisible world of viruses can be intimidating, but by taking steps to prepare and prevent the spread of the flu, you can help keep yourself and your family healthy. These are only a few steps involved in doing so.

Preparing For Hurricane Florence

Preparing For Hurricane Florence

Hurricanes are massive storm systems that form over warm ocean waters and move toward land. Potential threats from hurricanes include heavy rainfall, powerful winds, rip currents, storm surges, coastal and inland flooding, tornadoes, and landslides.

5 Ways You Can Explode Your Instagram Following

5 Ways You Can Explode Your Instagram Following

Do you want to explode your Instagram account with more followers? Follow these 5 steps and you could be INSTA-FAMOUS! Sounds great, right? These days, insta-famous synonymous with a celebrity!  All you have to do is follow five ways you can explode your Instagram following. Emotional and Visual Content Posting visual and emotional content on [...]

Building Your Blog or Website Made Easy

Building Your Blog or Website Made Easy

I remember the first website I ever built and how looooong it took. The year was 2000. I was one year from completing my undergraduate degree and was using code. ”Yeah,” code. On top of that, the company I was working for had dial-up internet.

I’m Lavanda Michelle

I’m Lavanda Michelle

Hi everyone! I’m Lavanda Michelle. I’m so glad you stumbled upon my little slice of the internet.  I am a Mid-western girl by birth, who recently moved south with my husband, Tim and our three daughters, Zyan, Zoey, and Zaya, to turn our dreams into reality. This Lifestyle and Educational Blog was born out of my ageless love [...]

6 Reasons Why Multi-Level Marketers Should Start a Blog

6 Reasons Why Multi-Level Marketers Should Start a Blog

Blogging is very underestimated. While generally thought of as a boring page of information, blogs can actually be cool, fun, and most of all, very informative to their respective audiences. My wife is a blogger and she enjoys, not just the writing and creative outlet, but the relationship-side of it as well. She actually has friendships from blogging. She’s always telling me about the nice things people say to and about her. This is one of the biggest reasons MLMers should blog. You build community and provide value.

You Have No Excuse Not To Take Care Of Yourself

You Have No Excuse Not To Take Care Of Yourself

Most of us would say that we are at least a little bit concerned about our health. After all, we all want to be able to live the best and happiest life possible right? Well, one of the strangest things is that, no matter how much many of us would like to be able to live a healthy life, a lot of us simply aren't willing to put in the hard work that's required in order to achieve that.

15 Things You Should Give Up to Be a Happy Parent

15 Things You Should Give Up to Be a Happy Parent

A lot of joy comes from parenting…but a lot of stress comes with it as well. Especially as our kids are just getting back to school, comes a new season of activities, commitments, and increased responsibilities. It's hard to know what to let go of as a parent as we want to accomplish it all, often to the detriment of ourselves and our children.

3 Tips to Keep Your Visitors Once They Arrive

3 Tips to Keep Your Visitors Once They Arrive

According to the Society of Digital Agencies, the most common weakness of a business’s website is an off-putting user experience. Statistically, 77% of the marketing agencies polled agree that UX is a maker or breaker. Keep these 3 tips in mind so you are keeping your visitors once they arrive.

3 Things To Implement NOW to Improve Your Google Ranking

3 Things To Implement NOW to Improve Your Google Ranking

Hello, my blogging beauties and buddies! I have a couple of jewels to share on how to rank #1 on Google’s first page. I decided to share because I was online yesterday searching for ideas on how to make my dining room decor softer since I find myself perched at the dining table writing and blogging quite often. During my search, I found that most of the sites that I pulled up had a few things in common. Of course, the subject I was searching, but I’m talking the characteristics of their websites, such as upload speed and navigability.  

5 Tips When Looking For a New Job Over the Age of 40

5 Tips When Looking For a New Job Over the Age of 40

When I look in the mirror, for the first 5 seconds I still see a twenty- year -old. Then the visible wrinkles around my eyes and jowls provide a friendly reminder that I’m not twenty anymore. At that moment in the mirror, I challenge myself physically as I don’t feel like I’m over forty, and the face I’m looking at cannot be accurate, but according to my birth certificate, it is. I mean, hell, I still feel young, so how can I look so different?  Simply put, I’m just a twenty-year-old that now has twenty-five years of work experience, a family, and has journeyed through the ups and downs of life. Even though this is what I believe, I now know others don’t feel the same, especially when it comes to the workplace.

3 Plugins to Explode Your Blog Traffic

3 Plugins to Explode Your Blog Traffic

Explode Your Blog Traffic! As a blogger, you write content, you research and inject the juice to add value, and you even spend time carefully finding the right images to share along with your next post. You arrange it all in a nice, attractive fashion and now you’re set to hit PUBLISH. Ok, so you published your great work and two weeks later, you feel grateful for the readers who have visited but disappointed because you want more. Why aren’t you getting more traffic? You’ve probably asked yourself that question and maybe did some research or over-analyzed your blog’s marketing mix.

3 Tips for Making Your Child More Resilient

3 Tips for Making Your Child More Resilient

What skills and personality traits would you choose to impart on your child if you had a magic wand and could turn them into whatever kind of person you wanted them to be, with a simple wish? No doubt you’d make them smart, capable, responsible, disciplined, optimistic, and maybe also generous and good-humored.

4 Ways to Update Life by Updating Your Living Room

4 Ways to Update Life by Updating Your Living Room

For some households, the living room is where memories are made. Games are played; shows and movies are watched; books are read; and conversation is engaged. For others, the living room might be a place where junk mail is dropped on the way to the kitchen. Whatever your living room is currently used for, an update can make it a welcoming environment to build memories and traditions.

5 Things You Should Keep In Mind About Natural Light in Your Child’s Bedroom

5 Things You Should Keep In Mind About Natural Light in Your Child’s Bedroom

As you probably already know, natural light brings lots of benefits along with its warm glow. And while it is true that people are used to living indoors, there’s really no good reason to hide from this gift of nature. Instead, it’s advisable to embrace it as much as possible if we want to lead a happy, healthy life.

How to Create A Profitable Blogging Business

How to Create A Profitable Blogging Business

Do you own a blog (or want to create one) and would you like it to be your primary source of income? Do you love to share stories, tips, or recommendations? Would you like to profit from those efforts on a blog?

Check Your Money Mindset

Check Your Money Mindset

Your relationship with money is probably more complicated than you’d like to admit. Maybe, for example, you don’t know how to properly save, because no one ever taught you. Or maybe you have a certain category of good or service that you know you spend too much money on but aren’t sure how to control. And then there’s uncertain about money, related to things like job security, the overall economic picture, or even future obligations such as retirement or college tuition.

9 Marriage Facts That Will Blow Your Mind!

9 Marriage Facts That Will Blow Your Mind!

The hopeless romantic is at it again. One of my favorite topics to read about, discuss, and of course, live. During my perusing through the land of Google, I ran into some very interesting marriage information. I put this together just for you. Enjoy!

73 Questions|Briana Barksdale

73 Questions|Briana Barksdale

Briana Barksdale is the CEO of First Ladii Productions, an advertising and promotions company. She also owns and operates a Financial Literacy Company that teaches people how to achieve a financially-free lifestyle. During her 10 year tenure, Briana has produced several products, events, podcasts, and radio shows including her most recent podcast, Goal Diggers Show.

The Right Daily Routine for Having a Fit Body

The Right Daily Routine for Having a Fit Body

By following these simple steps you will be sure that you've created a right daily routine for having a fit and healthy body! It might sound like a lot of work, but in fact, all of these steps are pretty easy to intertwine into your lifestyle. Don't postpone the things that are good for you - start changing your life for the better today!

“HUH? WHAT’S AN ELEVATOR PITCH?”

“HUH? WHAT’S AN ELEVATOR PITCH?”

I’ve outlined a framework of questioning to help you laser-beam-throw your pitch by knowing more specifically who exactly you need to pitch to and what their needs are. Let’s use my elevator pitch that I threw at you earlier in this writing as an example of answering all 5 questions.

Financial Literacy | How To Teach Your Kids

Financial Literacy | How To Teach Your Kids

Out of all the conversations we have with children, finances may be one of the most important.  Early lessons about personal finance and money management can help them avoid issues later in life.  Schools don’t always offer courses on personal finance and credit, so make sure you take ownership of teaching your kids about money matters. Read on for useful tips to help educate children early and set them up for future financial success.

Halloween Costume Inspirations

Halloween Costume Inspirations

Finish your Halloween festivities by getting photographs of your child’s costume and Halloween celebrations! Oh and don’t forget to capture the aftermath… lots of candy! 

How To Start a WordPress Blog

How To Start a WordPress Blog

In this post you will learn the step-by-step process on how to start a WordPress blog on WordPress.com for FREE…

7 GREAT TIPS FOR BEAUTIFUL KID’S FALL PHOTOS

7 GREAT TIPS FOR BEAUTIFUL KID’S FALL PHOTOS

Fall brings a cooling breeze and colorful leaves, but it’s also the perfect time for photos and portraits. It’s no secret parents love to show off their little ones and document the milestones.  Take a look at these handy tips on how to take the perfect photos of your kids this Fall below.

Protect Your Feet from Long Days at Work

Protect Your Feet from Long Days at Work

Being on your feet all day isn't exactly fun, but it's a necessity for a lot of people. Whether you spend the day walking around or you have to stand in one spot, it can have an impact on your feet, your back and other parts of your body too.

Keeping Kids Safe as They Walk to School

Keeping Kids Safe as They Walk to School

safety is critical when it comes to heading to school or anywhere on foot. After all, unintentional pedestrian injuries are the fifth-leading cause of injury-related death in the United States for children ages 5 to 19. Every day, 44 children are hit by cars while walking in the United States.

7 Things to Teach Your Children While Traveling

7 Things to Teach Your Children While Traveling

Follow these simple tips to help your kids learn while traveling. Teach them about the world before they are old enough to start exploring every corner of it by themselves. Show them the importance of trying new things, experiencing different customs and discovering different cultures. Make every family trip educational, and you will be amazed how much it influenced your little one and made him/her a better person!

5 Tips for Working Moms to Survive the Back- to -School Hustle

5 Tips for Working Moms to Survive the Back- to -School Hustle

From the moment my daughter's got out of school in May to the end of July, was a complete blur. It was a blur of summer camp, work, travel, deadlines, proposals and pool parties.  The fact that they were going back to school in three weeks had not occurred to me. When it did, I panicked. Where did the time go? I frantically realized I had no idea what day school started and had to ask another mom. I got a brisk answer of  “August 27th,” which I like to call the “working mom fail” response. The guilt of not knowing when my children start school left me feeling completely overwhelmed.

Online Opportunities for Busy Stay-at-Home Moms!

Online Opportunities for Busy Stay-at-Home Moms!

Being a stay-at-home mom, you never have a truly free moment. Even when you are resting for a bit, you may be folding laundry while you watch TV, sitting for a moment while food is cooking, or taking a quick nap to catch up on the sleep that you missed staying up late taking care of sick kids the night before.

How to Make Money Blogging

How to Make Money Blogging

Don’t you wish you could just call up your favorite bloggers, ask them out for coffee, and soak up the wisdom as they share their most effective tips and tricks? I’ll let you in on a little secret… if you follow these simple steps, not only will you have a successful blog and will make money as a blogger, you'll become your favorite blogger.

40 Blog Post Ideas

40 Blog Post Ideas

If you’re a blogger, then there’s nothing worse than hitting a bout of  “writer’s block.” Sometimes, it feels like we’re full of ideas; at others, it can seem like no matter how hard we try, just nothing will come.  I recommend brainstorming blog post ideas to get your creative juices flowing.

How To Spice Up Your Simple Outfit

How To Spice Up Your Simple Outfit

You don't have to own a lot of clothes to make your style attractive and unique. The secret is in the details and careful planning when you're putting up an outfit. If you feel sometimes your outfit is too simple, here's how you can take it to the next level without too much trouble, and your plain jeans and a white T-shirt will seem much cooler.

Saving on Back-to-School Shopping

Saving on Back-to-School Shopping

Building a back-to-school budget will keep you focused when shopping — and help you avoid buying unplanned items.

15 Amazing Love Quotes

15 Amazing Love Quotes

If you know anything about me and my story, you know that a few months after I met my husband we said, “I Do.”  You also know that after I found out I was pregnant 2 months later, I was scared and confused so I tried to push Tim away. I thank God every day for his strength, humility, and long suffering because being able to share my life with someone who “gets me” is a truly amazing thing.

Become a Better Parent This Summer

Become a Better Parent This Summer

Summer is a great time to reconnect with your kids and get mentally ready for the school year ahead. Raising kids is awesome. They can make you laugh with their hilariousness. They can make you melt with their cuteness. They can inspire you with their kindness.

A Picture Is Worth a Thousand Words: How About Infographics?

A Picture Is Worth a Thousand Words: How About Infographics?

If you are a blogger, online marketer, or a web designer, you must have come across infographics and heard about their effectiveness. They are said to be some of the best education and engagement tools, as they help you simplify the content and make it easy to consume and understand. If you haven’t managed to get your head around designing infographics yet, below you will find a few reasons why you should make an effort.

The Balancing Act: Dealing With Multiple Kids’ Routines

The Balancing Act: Dealing With Multiple Kids’ Routines

You bring them into the world, swear to look after them always, and then they get all independent. Who the heck do these kids think they are, right?! The amazing thing about children is their ability to mix neediness with a self-sufficient lifestyle.

4 Ways Your Student Can Avoid the “Summer Slide”

4 Ways Your Student Can Avoid the “Summer Slide”

Summer learning loss happens in two ways: forgetting what we’ve learned and not making any progress over the break. Research has shown that students can forget 25-30 percent of what they’ve learned. It can be difficult to balance the need for our learners to decompress AND keep up with everything they should do to prepare for school again.

Creating the Ultimate Outdoor Movie Night

Creating the Ultimate Outdoor Movie Night

Memories are made in the summertime! At least that’s how it’s always been in my family. Everyone has more free time, is a little more relaxed, and is in a better mood when it’s beautiful outsid

MARKETING DECISIONS: ARE YOU ON THE FENCE?

MARKETING DECISIONS: ARE YOU ON THE FENCE?

Marketing and advertising isn’t what it used to be. The environment has shifted from TV, radio, newspapers, and magazines as the predominant go-to for local advertisement, to being the supplement. If you’re on the fence over your marketing decisions, your questions might be, “What is the most effective marketing channel?”

Food, Fun, and Lake Norman

Food, Fun, and Lake Norman

Throughout my career, I have been on many staff retreats. I even had the pleasure of planning some of them. Many were onsite and some were offsite. There is one thing for sure; they were all great opportunities to escape the day-to-day hustle and bustle of my work, and well spent time bonding with my co-workers. This year I had the pleasure of visiting Lake Norman with my team, whom I proudly call my second family.

The Reformer

The Reformer

According to my test results, Ones are generally ethical, conscientious, serious, sensible, idealistic, responsible, orderly, self-disciplined, and feel personally obligated to improve themselves and their world.  Which was easy for me to confirm to be true. However, the traits that were a little more hard to swallow included judgmental, opinionated, sarcastic, impatient, critical (and self-critical), and perfectionistic.

How to Say Goodbye to Baby Weight

How to Say Goodbye to Baby Weight

Having a baby brings a lot of changes in a woman's life. From the change in lifestyle to the emotional maturity, it’s sometimes a struggle but women find a way to deal with it. The same applies to the post-baby body and it can affect the women’s perception of herself quite a bit.

19 Bible Verses for a Strong Marriage

19 Bible Verses for a Strong Marriage

The Bible's eloquent love scriptures beautifully sum up what it means to be in love and to commit myself to my husband for the rest of your life. It speaks of perfect love that everyone should have toward the Lord, their friends, family and all of man. These Words about love serve as excellent guides to help me navigate the ups and downs of love, as well as convey my heartfelt thoughts to my husband.

Why I Want To Visit Los Angeles

Why I Want To Visit Los Angeles

Hi stars, i'm Zoey.  When my mom asked me what city would I like to visit. There was only one city that came to my mind and that city is Los Angeles, California (LA) . Although there are a vast amount of cities in the world, LA on on the top of my list. LA is on the top of my list for many reasons including, the beaches, celebrities, and I want to move there after college.

5 Things That Are Always Good For Your Kids

5 Things That Are Always Good For Your Kids

As a mom, you’ll always want the best for your children. But it’s often hard to work out exactly what that is. While you definitely want to be a provider and a protector for your children, you also want them to be happy. So you’ll often try to do anything and everything for them, and you’ll also try to ensure that they’re happy. But sometimes, what makes your kids happy isn’t always good for them - and vice versa. And because your sole job is to ensure that your kids are ready for their lives as an adult, you have to make sure that you get that balance right.

GRAPHIC AD DESIGN | IT’S EFFECTIVENESS

GRAPHIC AD DESIGN | IT’S EFFECTIVENESS

Hello, hello! I was just thinking about you so I decided to write you. You're a blogger/business owner, right? You're very good at what you do and your product and/or service is worthy of the money your customers/followers spend, but here's your issue; you suck at marketing. I still like you though and want to [...]

Should I Stay or Should I Go?

Should I Stay or Should I Go?

I was on a roller coaster with highs of success and excitement to lows of frustration and disappointment.  Yet, with dogged determination and loyalty I stuck out it. I was supposed to right?  Wrong.  By staying, I denied myself the opportunity for even more growth and opportunities. Staying was comfortable (even in the hardest times), but it wasn’t always productive.