Archives for November, 2015

Which is Worse: Diet Soda or Regular Soda?

You’re craving the sweet fizzy flavor of your favorite brand of soda, and even though you’re on a diet, you decide this is one urge that you just can’t beat. After all, you’ll only get the diet version, so it’s barely even a cheat, right? Wrong. Although diet soda may seem like a slimmer-waist choice in the moment, studies show that …

Prince Lionheart

With the holidays upon us, family time will be at a high. And when that happens, it’s pretty much a given that stress levels will be a high as well Battle this holiday-season’s stress with products from Prince Lionheart. The US-based company is committed to creating products that make a difference to families all over the world: where the quality of …

Teaching Your Kids about Budgeting

When it comes to teaching kids about money, you can’t begin too early. Studies show a person’s money habits can be formed as early as age 7, well before kids start their first job! Start your children on the path to financial independence by teaching them essential financial lessons early on. Ages 3-5 The lesson: The Importance of Waiting Teach …

The Benefits of Swaddling

By Hindi Zeidman, TheOllieWorld.com Help Babies Sleep Longer by Duplicating the Feeling of Being in the Womb There are so many benefits to swaddling. Here are a few reasons why we believe in swaddling: • Helps infants sleep longer and reduces spontaneous arousal • Helps to keep infants in the supine position • Soothes pain and reduces crying among irritable …

The Worst Advice You Always Hear

Advice during relationship struggles can be a comfort, but sometimes it’s just downright wrong. The following oft repeated idioms may come from a desire to help, but their sentiment can easily lead you astray. “If you’re not 100 percent sure, then it’s probably not right” This common piece of advice usually comes from friends telling you to trust the speck …

How to Dine Like an Adult: Rosemarie Burns’ and Linda Reed’s “Which Fork Do I Use”

Etiquette isn’t what it used to be. From the mid-twentieth century until the last few decades, etiquette was everything; proper dining etiquette was equally so. As society progressed however, many of these little details have been lost. Authors Rosemarie Burns and Linda Reed harken back to such times with their new book, “WHICH FORK DO I USE? Confident and Comfortable …