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Men and Women: Not So Different After All?

You’ve heard it before. Men are from Mars; women are from Venus. We’re just “wired” differently. Think like a man; think like a woman. Typical guy; typical girl. So where do these distinct categories and differences come from? Turns out, it’s not our brains. A new research study took on the ancient question of how different men and women really …

Biggest Little Money Wasters

You might think of yourself as the ultimate penny-pincher, but these little habits could be costing you big time! Throwing Out Leftovers The Natural Resources Defense Council claims that Americans throw away an average of 25 percent of their food and drinks. That’s a quarter of your grocery budget!  

Raising Kids with Different Personalities

Whether you are a new mother or have twenty years of parenting experience, you know that all children are different. Many children, however, fall into one of three categories: sensitive, boisterous or serious. Although your children will inevitably have aspects of all three categories, learning how each type of child tends to view the world can help you adjust your …

Tricks for Troubled Sleepers

From their snoring to their constant tossing and turning, sometimes our loved ones seem determined to disrupt our sleep. Before you kick them out of bed, try these tips to give them a better night’s rest, and you peace of mind.

Make Credit Cards Your Friends

Using credit cards can be daunting, especially if you’ve had bad experiences in the past. Debt is not always harmful, though, and using credit cards responsibly can increase your credit score while offering you many benefits. Use our tips to make your credit card your friend – not your foe! Pay the Full Balance Credit card law number one: pay that …

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 …