• 5 Home Upgrades to Boost Home Safety
    Home Improvement,  Safety

    5 Home Upgrades to Boost Home Safety

    Making your home safer is essential at any age, but it becomes increasingly more important as we get older. Our bodies change as we age, and sometimes we are not able to move around as quickly as we used to. This can lead to falls and injuries in the home if proper precautions aren’t taken. Luckily, there are many home upgrades that you can make to boost your home safety! This blog post will discuss some of the best ones and list five home upgrades you should invest in. Installing grab bars Installing grab bars is a great way to boost home safety. Grab bars provide extra support and stability…

  • Improve Your Health With Improved Air Quality In The Home
    Environment,  Health,  Safety

    Improve Your Health With Improved Air Quality In The Home

    We often think of the air outside the home as packed with pollution, smog, dirt, and more – unless you live in the countryside, of course! But for most people who live in the city, the air outside can feel like it’s not good for your health. Therefore, it can come as a surprise to hear that the air inside your home can be worse for you and your family. There are many causes of low-quality indoor air, and often they have a simple fix that can help you to take care of your respiratory functions. Since many people spend up to 90% of their day indoors, the air quality…

  • 3 Risks of Poor Indoor Air Quality
    Environment,  Health,  Safety

    3 Risks of Poor Indoor Air Quality

    According to the EPA, many Americans experience the effects of poor indoor air quality because they spend 90% of their free time inside. The report stated that this automatically raises health and home safety concerns because pollutants are two to five times more concentrated indoors. This is why so much planning goes into ensuring that homes are built with proper HVAC systems to boost air quality. Unfortunately, not every home has these systems, therefore they are exposed to the following air quality risks. 1. Condensation issues on porous surfaces When warm air settles on a cold surface, condensation happens. Humidity plays a huge role, but the main culprit is poor…

  • The Different Types of Schools for Your Child
    Education,  Parenting,  Schools

    The Different Types of Schools for Your Child

    When it comes to choosing a school for your children, you may feel overwhelmed with the choices presented to you. While one option may seem like the best choice for your family, it’s essential to remember that every type of education has its pros and cons. Knowing what you want when choosing a school for your children’s future will help you narrow down which schools to select. To help you in your decision-making process, we want to give you a guide to the different types of schools available. 1. Homeschooling There are many different types of homeschooling approaches. Finding the system that will work best for you and your child…

  • 4 DIY Home Projects to Cure Cabin Fever and Boost Property Value
    DIY,  Home Improvement,  Housing

    4 DIY Home Projects to Cure Cabin Fever and Boost Property Value

    The housing market is as favorable as ever for sellers. Those owners entering the market sometime in the next coming months will have high home prices on their side, while fierce competition amongst buyers continues to spark bidding wars. Just because the market is advantageous for sellers doesn’t mean owners should neglect remodeling and updating their property. In fact, top real estate agents attest to the importance of updating a home prior to sale. Updating doesn’t always mean coughing up huge sums of cash, however, and handy DIYers can save by doing the work themselves. Here are some of the best DIY projects to boost your property value! Give your…

  • Daddy's Hangout 20222 Father's Day Gift Guide
    Daddy Talk,  Gift Ideas

    Daddy’s Hangout 2022 Father’s Day Gift Guide

    First off, let me say Happy Father’s Day to all the amazing dads around the world. It’s that time of year to honor the great men of the world we call fathers. Unfortunately, mine passed away at the beginning of 2015 and he’s sorely missed. Over the years, we have seen the role of a father change from being the sole provider to now staying at home. Nowadays, we can cook, clean, take care of the kids and so much more which is great. Most of us doesn’t ask for anything on Father’s Day, but it’s nice to surprise us with a something I’ll admit. This year is no different…

  • Do You Really Know How To Look After Your Car?
    Cars

    Do You Really Know How To Look After Your Car?

    It’s one of those things that we all feel as dads, we should know about. If your child is of the age where they want to borrow the car, we owe it to ourselves to learn some of the basics when it comes to maintenance. Because if your car breaks down, do you know how to get it started again? Let’s show you some simple things to get you started. Knowing Your Limits This is the most important lesson for most dads. If you are looking for engine overheating reasons online and it turns out to be blocked hoses, you might think that you can easily take out the hoses…

  • Great and Helpful Tips to Prepare Your Household For Summer
    Around The House,  Home Maintenance

    Great and Helpful Tips to Prepare Your Household For Summer

    Summer is quickly approaching, and many people are hoping for the best summer ever. Due to the epidemic and other restraints over the last several summers, we haven’t been able to spend as much time with our loved ones as we would like. Summer is all about having fun with the kids, going on adventures, and relaxing in the sun. Take these simple actions to make this summer the best it can be. Remove any rubbish, dig up weeds and old plants that don’t seem to be recovering, and start again in your backyard with a clean slate. Make your garden a relaxing oasis where you can soak up the…

  • 7 Health Benefits to Adding Salmon to Your Diet
    Food,  Health

    7 Health Benefits to Adding Salmon to Your Diet

    For the last month or so I’ve embarked on a journey to become a much healthier person. During that time, I’ve eliminated a lot of bad habits like drinks. My food selections have also changed, but I’m using Saturdays as my cheat days. I’m drinking smoothies everyday now, working out a little after work and drinking water all the time. Seafood is something I’ve began eating more and it’s healthy for you. My favorite has been salmon and fortunately my entire family loves it also. Lately, I’ve been doing most of my shopping at home and found a great place to order online. Oshen Salmon is the place and it’s…

  • 4 Tips On How to Keep Looking Great When Going On A Trip
    Grooming,  Traveling

    4 Tips On How to Keep Looking Great When Going On A Trip

    Are you planning a trip? It is about that time of year again. The summertime is jam-packed with exciting activities, events, and festivals, in addition to many other wonderful reasons to pack your bags and travel out of town. Now many people consider the ideal time of year to appreciate the natural splendor, marvels, and beauties that the world has to offer. However, before you step on the gas and start your journey, you must ensure that you have everything you need and are completely ready for it – and we are not talking about tents and sleeping bags. Instead, we are talking about personal hygiene and grooming products. It…

  • Nurture Your Child’s Spirituality Using These Tips
    Parenting

    Nurture Your Child’s Spirituality Using These Tips

      “The spiritual journey is the unlearning of fear and the acceptance of love.” -Marianne Williamson.   The curious, believable and carefree nature of the kids makes them perfect candidates to get insights into the deep and abstract concept of spirituality. Unlike adults, they are not stressed with “first world problems” and are blessed with a great sense of wonder. That’s why it becomes easier for parents to nurture the spiritual side of their offspring. You can encourage their faith and help them begin the journey of self-discovery, love, and acceptance at an early age. Here’s how: Clear Your Own Belief To encourage spiritual behavior in your kids, you need…

  • Why Does Your Child Become Estranged from You?
    Kids,  Parenting

    Why Does Your Child Become Estranged from You?

    According to psychologist and author of “When parents hurt”, Joshua Coleman, estrangement is considerably transforming families in America. Indeed, both parents and adult children can become estranged from the family and become unable to repair or empathize with the damaged relationship. It is a scary and alarming phenomenon spreading through the new generations of adult children. Why do they stop talking to and seeing their parents? Coleman argues that parents and children have different memories of childhood. Parents accuse their children of rewriting their childhood history, while children claim parents refuse to acknowledge the harm they might have caused or are still causing. Who is right, and who is wrong?…

  • 6 Reasons Your Next Ride Should Be an Electric Vehicle
    Cars,  Environment,  Technology

    6 Reasons Your Next Ride Should Be an Electric Vehicle

    There comes a time when it’s time to upgrade to another vehicle. There are many reasons as to why you need to make that change. You may want something with better gas mileage. Some people saved money during the Covid-19 and have money for another vehicle. On Labor Day weekend of last year, we traded in our family vehicle for a newer ride. We didn’t see the gas prices spiking like they have over the last several months. We should have gone with our gut and purchase an electric vehicle. They are becoming more popular as auto executives have stated half of car sales will be electric vehicle by 2030.…

  • 5 Ways to Boost Your Chances of Getting a Job When Applying
    Career,  Employment

    5 Ways to Boost Your Chances of Getting a Job When Applying

    It is not that easy to land a job, especially in today’s society filled with a competitive and challenging business environment. As a result, many applicants cannot find a job even after months of searching. Often, you just need to reevaluate your job-hunting strategies to increase your chances of landing a job. Below is a list of things that can boost your chances of getting a job when applying. Let’s begin. ●     Write a Creative Resume For every single job position available, hundreds of people usually apply for it. And you’d agree that a HR personnel can spend as little as ten seconds looking at a candidate’s resume. Therefore, it…

  • Challenges and Opportunities of Plastics Recycling
    Environment,  Recycling

    Challenges and Opportunities of Plastics Recycling

    Climate change remains a hot button of controversy all over the world. In the U.S., climate change issues often play a huge role in the political landscape. According to recently conducted research by Pew Research Center, about two-thirds (65%) of adult Americans think that the government is not doing enough to fight the negative effects of climate change. Whether or not you believe climate change is the most important issue the world is facing today, it would still seem that we all have a responsibility to participate in treating our environment with the respect it deserves. As U.S. citizens, we can’t control what the rest of the world does. What…

  • Effective Strategies for Engaging Students in Music Education
    Education,  Music

    Effective Strategies for Engaging Students in Music Education

    Many students regard music education in schools as that of just being in the band, choir, or orchestra. But music has much more to offer students than meets the eye, and though they may not understand the many benefits that musical education can give them – advanced academics, improved confidence, and social skills – just like any other subject, music can also be somewhat boring. The key to any subject that doesn’t peak interest from students is to work to make it more engaging and find things that do interest them. Students of any age can easily tune out if they don’t find themselves absorbed in the material they are…

  • 8 Great Father And Son Activities To Enjoy
    Adventure,  Daddy Talk,  Parenting

    8 Great Father And Son Activities To Enjoy

    Fathers and sons have a special bond that is unlike any other. They share a unique connection that is both strong and unbreakable. While it is true that every father and son relationship is different, there are some activities that are great for all fathers and sons to consider. These activities can help to create lasting memories, strengthen the bond between father and son and provide lessons that will be beneficial for both parties involved. 1) Go camping together Camping is a great activity for fathers and sons to do together. It allows them to spend time in nature, bond over shared experiences, and create new memories together. Camping can…

  • 6 Instances When Sending Handwritten Cards or Notes Is Better
    Life,  Writing

    6 Instances When Sending Handwritten Cards or Notes Is Better

    Just a few days ago me and my wife was talking to our kids about note passing. During those teenage years, there was nothing better than a note or card. When we became parents, those handwritten cards from our kids were the best. With the influx of technology, those little things have seemed to be faded. Nowadays, you can send an email or text to show your appreciation. For me, it means more when people take time to write their feelings with a pen or pencil. There are several instances where it’s more sentimental to send those handwritten cards or notes. Below are 6 instances when sending handwritten cards or…