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Secrets for a More Relaxed Morning for Mothers

Mothers carry a mental load that other family members do not feel. There seems to be an endless list of things to do inside their heads. That could lead to waking up feeling rushed and tired. Whatever the mood one wakes up in could spill to her family. How does one set the mood in

Practical Ways to Care for an Aging Loved One

Caring for an elderly can be a daunting task. There are many adjustments that one has to make to give their loved one the care that they deserve. Are you at this crossroads? Is an aging parent under your roof? Here are some things you have to remember as you keep both yours and their

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How to Help Your Child Get Ready for School

One of the major concerns of a parent is if their child is ready for school. It’s a milestone that many parents look forward to but can be scary or frightening for the child. But like many things in life, it’s something that both kids and parents have to go through. The best way to

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Parent’s Role in Kids’ Mental Health and Well-being During the Pandemic

Most adults are already stressed out before the Covid-19 crisis. This is especially true among parents who try so hard to juggle work, childcare, and other responsibilities. Thanks to the pandemic, parents are now even more stressed than ever. Some had to start working remotely while others lost their jobs after their companies stopped operating.


The Crescent Wrench and Other Tools You Might Not Be Familiar With

I grew up as a city boy. This means that if anything went wrong, from a broken light bulb to a clogged toilet, we would call a number, and a guy in overalls would come in and just fix everything. When I bought my own house outside the city where my wife and I could


Reclaimed Wood: The Best Material for that Antique Aesthetic

There’s no denying that pretty much any object, from a snuff box to an entire house, that’s been constructed using sturdy wood and aged over centuries is going to look gorgeous. Wood, when it’s been treated right and left to weather the long years, builds up a certain charm and character that just can’t be

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