Winter-Proof Your Home In 8 Easy Steps

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The prospect of winter-proofing your home can seem daunting, but there are easy and simple steps you can take to winter-proof your home without a complete overhaul. It does not have to be a big, expensive project. Here are some easy ways to keep out the cold out and keep in the heat. Caulk: it’s … Read more

Top Home Fitness Trends for the New Year

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Everyone knows somebody (including themselves) who has a good intention to work out. Many of those individuals even join a gym – and then they never go to that gym. That is why so many of those individuals choose to exercise from home these days. Exercising from home has its benefits. There is no excuse … Read more

Teaching Kids to Brush Their Teeth

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Some experts are divided on what age your child can begin to brush on his or her own. Some suggest that you brush for your child until he or she turns six. Others suggest that at age three your child can begin to brush under your guidance and that at age four your child should … Read more

Motherhood or Career – Is There a Compromise?

Motherhood versus Career

In the 50s, most women were simply mothers. By the 1970s, women had joined the career track and were working hard to break through the glass ceiling. In the 80s, women wore shoulder pads and power suits in attempts to appear more masculine and powerful – but despite zeitgeist films like Mr. Mom and Daddy … Read more

Is High Intensity Training a Dangerous Way to Exercise?

High Intensity Training

We all know that for all the individuals wanting to exercise, there are many ways to do so. Some individuals prefer stretching and toning to high impact aerobics. Others may have a preference for Zumba over walking. While there are many different variations and just as many preferences, it is important to know as much … Read more

Interval Workouts – What Are They and Why Do They Work

Interval Workouts

Interval training is a type of exercise wherein you go from a high intensity to a low intensity workout and take brief periods of rest in between. Those periods of rest can be in the form of a lower intensity activity. For example, you can go from jogging vigorously for several minutes to walking around … Read more