Winter’s arrival coincides with the arrival of other things as well. The holiday season. Snow days from school. Weekends spent skiing and snowboarding with family and friends. While each of those things is something to look forward to, one thing also synonymous with winter is never welcomed with open arms. Cold and flu season impacts [...]
The US has a greater poverty gap between men and women than any other country in the Western World. This holiday season, become a part of the solution to domestic poverty and help close the gap by giving a gift from Women’s Bean Project. Women’s Bean Project is a nonprofit business that helps women break [...]
Few things are more delicious than a plate of warm cookies with a glass of milk. The holiday season is a prime time of year to make fresh-baked cookies to share and enjoy. Ensuring these cookies come out the best they can takes a little work and know-how. Here are 10 tips for cookie-baking success: [...]
Homeowners concerned about high energy bills have put energy conservation home improvements at the top of their must-do list this year. They are looking for green living upgrades that save money without sacrificing space or style. Because heating costs are typically one of the highest and most variable home expenses, homeowners are considering energy-efficient zone [...]
Today’s families are busier and more budget conscious than ever and it seems like opportunities to come together are scarce. Kids may be engrossed in extracurricular activities and Mom and Dad may be putting in extra hours at work to make ends meet. But making the time for family can improve family relationships and foster [...]
Parents have worried about their children since the beginning of time. Such worry is part of being a parent, and parents will worry about things both large and small. One relatively recent concern for parents involves the Internet. Over the last 10 to 15 years, the Internet has become established as a must-have in homes. [...]
Choosing child care is one of the most important decisions a parent can make.
Safe Kids Kansas campaigns to prevent childhood drowning
If we are what we eat, then it may be a good idea to take inventory of the foods the average person consumes on a daily basis.
Now more than ever people are being urged to get up off the couch and start getting active. The National Center for Health Statistics offers that 60 percent of American women are overweight and over one-third of adult women are obese. Exercise and a healthy diet are essential to maintaining optimal health. Getting active is [...]