Not everyone can bed like a pretzel, so why should you start practicing yoga? Stress: Yoga helps the “stress” factor. With the bombardment of stimulation from electronics, crowds, traffic, and the hustle and bustle of daily life, yoga provides us with much-needed down time. It teaches relaxation, relaxes the nervous system ,and offers us a quiet time to turn inward. Yoga is extremely restorative in helping release the build up of chronic tension that we get from too much time on ... Continue Reading
By practicing yoga, you can get flexible, become spiritual, and release stress.
Potty training toddlers can be a frustrating experience. Here are some tips to get your child onto the potty and going with ease.
Potty training is one of those trials all parents face. Some parents start as early as 18 months to potty train their kids but I personally waited until my daughter was 2 years old to start. Here are some of the tips that worked for us. Be patient. Patience is a must when starting potty training. You will get frustrated. Your child may not want to sit on the toilet or the potty chair. He will have accidents. It happens, just try to be patient. And know when to back off and start again ... Continue Reading
Adding a pop of pink to your ensemble is the best way to work the latest trends and brighten your day.
We've been hearing for months that color-blocking is in, neon is en vogue, and that adding a dash of high dose color to your outfit is the way to go. What is the best way to do this? Can you do it without spending a lot of your hard-earned cash? Yes, you can. Adding a pop of pink to your ensemble is the best way to work this trend and brighten your day. Here’s how: Shoes: I like to wear basics during the week when working at home and with my girls - but that doesn’t mean I have ... Continue Reading
Quick tips for easy meal planning by implementing a master grocery list.
Making a grocery shopping list isn't always easy, and sometimes can be a downright bore of a chore. But there are a few simple tips you can use to easily create your meal plan for the week - and save a little time and money in the process: Make a Master List One day I sat down and wrote out all the meals we like to eat. I made a list of breakfasts, lunches, dinners, side items, and snacks. I created this list so I could easily go down the list of foods to create our meal plan. This also ... Continue Reading
Spring accessories are a great addition to mom’s wardrobe and the perfect Mother’s Day gift.
It’s almost Mother’s Day and you know what that means ... It’s time to start thinking about what you’re going to give her on this special occasion. If she’s a fashionista, then skip the chocolate, flowers and kitchen gadgets - and head straight to the accessories. If mom wants to update her look for spring, try gifting a few colorful accessories such as a watch, handbag or scarf. She’ll be the best dressed mom in town thanks to you. Here are a few fun spring accessories for ... Continue Reading
Engage Mom’s sense of style this Mother’s Day.
She taught you how to pull off a company-worthy dessert in no time, got you through algebra, and was your rock throughout the many ups and downs of high school. With her big day just around the corner, now is your opportunity to show your mom how much you appreciate everything she has done for you. Instead of going with the traditional spa day or flowers (although you can’t go wrong with those gifts), engage Mom’s sense of style this Mother’s Day. Here are some tips on how to choose ... Continue Reading
Learn the benefits of using a rain barrel during a drought or to conserve water.
I live in an area that is prone to drought. There have been many times that water has been rationed. Watering your garden or washing your car was strictly prohibited. Any use of water other than for hygiene and consumption was prohibited as well, and those households found over-using water were fined. Water is also a public service in most areas. It is not free and every month you pay a water bill for your consumption. What if I told you there was an easy way to cut down your water bill and ... Continue Reading