Family Matters: 10 Things About Birth Order Traits that Will Surprise You

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UPDATED July 31st, 2018  Universal birth order traits aren't just mythology. Austrian psychiatrist Alfred Adler is considered the father of birth order psychology and his theories are the basis of just about all modern thinking on the subject.…

Treating Your Tootsies: How to Deal With a Painful Ingrown Toenail

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UPDATED June 5th, 2018 Almost all of us have had a painful ingrown toenail or two. They're the worst! Probably the only thing more dreadful than getting one yourself is dealing with your kids' ingrown toenails and the extensive negotiations…

Tips on Burning Incense: How to Pick What Kind to Burn

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UPDATED June 2nd, 2018  It is believed that people began burning incense in ancient Egypt — possibly even earlier. Incense in many different uses ranging from mystical to practical. It makes us think of hippies, Buddhist monks, the Bible,…

Post Baby Balancing Act: 15 Surprising Ways to Get Your Hormones in Check

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UPDATED April 27, 2018 Responsible for some wonderful things like the instinct to nurture your child or the elation you feel when you share a skin-to-skin moment with your baby, your post-pregnancy hormones can also wreak havoc on your body…

Obese Kids With Big Waistlines Show Signs of Nonalcoholic Liver Disease

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Nonalcoholic liver disease is a predominately dormant issue for thirty to forty percent of Americans. However, this issue is presenting itself in obese children. Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) possesses more than meets the eye—it’s…

Old School Rules: 8 Things You can do with a Hot Water Bottle

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UPDATED April 20th, 2018 If you just scratched your head for a few minutes trying to remember what a hot water bag is, then we're right there with you. We had to Google it. Turns out a hot water bottle is that plastic sack that looks kind…

Heat Seekers: 10 Benefits of a Sauna and Steam Room

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UPDATED April 20th, 2018 You've probably seen those mysterious looking rooms hidden in the back corner of your gym locker room or the hotel spa—but have you ever really wondered about the benefits of a sauna or steam room? Have you ever…

Health Etiquette: 10 Reasons for Calling in Sick to Work

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UPDATED April 15th, 2018 Sometimes it’s hard to know if our reasons for calling in sick are valid. At the first signs of a cold (you're stuffed up, you’re achy, you're tired all the time, your bed looks especially appealing…), do you…
15 Foods to Keep Away from your Dog-MainPhoto

15 Foods to Keep Away From Your Dog

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UPDATED February 22th, 2018 We’re all guilty of it—slipping table scraps and unsavory leftovers to the dog after we’re done with our meal. You know you do it to from time to time, too, even if you’re adamant with your kids about not…