World Population Hits 7 Billion

| November 3, 2011 | 0 Comments

Statistics show that the world population reached 7 billion on October 31st. With such a large number of living civilians, how did we get here? It took us approximately 50,000 years to reach 1 billion world population back in 1800 and another 130 years to double the population to 2 billion in 1930. It only […]


Braces for Kids When Should they get them?

| November 2, 2011 | 5 Comments

I realize that most of you aren’t even close to having to worry about getting braces for your kids so you may not need this article, but things have changed in the world of braces. Today is a big day in our home! My nine year old is getting braces. Nine years old you say? […]


Head Lice Treatment and Prevention

| November 1, 2011 | 1 Comment

All about Lice
The official estimate of yearly cases of people contracting Lice is between 6 and 12 million people. Of those numbers, approximately 98% of them are children under the age of 10. Head Lice are denied in many quarters as pesky little six legged insects, that predominantly act as a nuisance to humans. Their […]


Better Candy Choices for Halloween

| October 30, 2011 | 1 Comment

Not only is Halloween candy bad for the kids, but it’s difficult for the adults to walk buy those childhood favorite treats as well.  Besides how bad can a miniature Snickers be?  Well it’s not just the calories, the increased sugar will also make you crave more carbs. It’s a vicious cycle.
There are better options […]


The Importance of a College Education and how to save for it

| October 29, 2011 | 0 Comments

Many parents today are worried about how they will be able to afford college for their children now that the economy is getting worse. There are was that you the parent could make sure you can prepare for the expense of sending your children to college that can cause parents to become overwhelmed. The good […]


New ADHD Guidelines for Better Treatment

| October 28, 2011 | 1 Comment

The percent of children that have been diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder or ADHD over the last 10 years has practically increased two fold. Looking at this situation, the American Academy of Pediatrics has decided to impose new and improved guidelines, which were first released in 2000. With these latest guidelines, pediatricians are given […]



Cinco De Mayo Recipes

Cinco de Mayo commemorates the Mexican army’s victory over French invaders in 1862. Today it is celebrated not only in Mexico but in the US as well. We LOVE mexican food (as a matter of fact tacos are on our weekly family menu) and we can’t wait to have our fiesta tonight! Here are some […]

Turkey Advice: How to cook it, gadgets to buy

Our resident TopChef and cooking advisor has some Turkey tips for you this holiday season…… It’s just my husband and I in our household, so I rarely make turkey. Perhaps a turkey breast now and then, but never a whole turkey.  Besides I never needed to.  Thanksgiving was always celebrated at my uncle’s house with […]


What’s on Sale and Things to Buy in June

Wow, June already; we’re almost halfway through the year! June brings Father’s Day, camp outs, the official start of summer, and some great sales on items that you want and need. Just like last month, June is a good time to buy mattresses; stores deeply discount last year’s stock. We were able to buy new […]

Things to Buy on Sale in February

With a special holiday involving flowers, chocolate, and hearts coming up soon, you may have been planning to spend your extra money on Valentine’s Day items over the next couple of weeks. If you’re hoping to save money in February, though, those are definitely not the items that will be on sale… at least not […]

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