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While it’s not uncommon for kids to ignore what their mothers have to say, the majority of people have probably heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. A cynic may think this common adage a marketing tool for cereal makers and egg... 

With summer nearly half over, pet owners everywhere are taking the time they have left to spend the remaining sunny days of the season outdoors with their furry companions. While taking walks in the park or runs along the beach can offer a lot of fun... 

Despite the rather minor threat dry skin offers to your overall health, few things can cause as much uncomfortable irritation as when you suffer from itchy, flaky, dry skin. When you suffer from dry skin, you want relief and fast. However, seeking a way... 

In the U.S., between two and three percent of all children are born deaf or hearing impaired. Since early detection and intervention is key, the majority of states offer hearing screenings for newborns. If hearing concerns are detected, further testing... 

Few parts of the body take the kind of sustained punishment as our feet. Whether you cram them into uncomfortable shoes that either don’t fit or offer too little arch support or you simply have a habit of not paying attention when walking around barefoot,... 

For centuries, the people of the Southern Pacific Islands have used Kava as a social and medicinal ceremonial tonic to relax the mind and calm the spirit. Kava is derived from the root of the pepper plant, Piper Methysticum, and can be consumed as a drink,... 

Despite the significant stigma it carries, dandruff is a perfectly normal condition that has nothing to do with a person’s hygiene habits. While medical researchers don’t know for certain what causes the condition, they do have several theories to... 

With cold and flu season still going strong for another few weeks, and a new strain of the norovirus making the rounds, everyone who doesn’t spend all of their time in a hermetically sealed bubble is trying to avoid catching some type of nasty bug between... 

The older people get, the harder time they have maintaining their flexibility. When joints become stiff, it can result in a person suffering from decrease mobility and experiencing frequent joint pain. To keep your joints healthy, you need to continue... 

As home improvement projects go, everybody dreads stripping wallpaper. A messy and tedious process, it’s only natural for most people to look for anyway they can avoid the time and effort required to remove wallpaper that no longer enhances a room’s... 

A recent study conducted by the Rush University Medical Center in Chicago has predicted that the number of Americans suffering from Alzheimer’s will triple by 2050. Researchers claim that this expected increase is due to a better understanding of the... 

While a wonderful and rewarding job, parenting can also offer a variety of challenges as parents try to negotiate the unique hurdles that come with each age and stage of their child’s development. Parents who have grade-school age children can have... 

SourceURL:file://localhost/Users/theimpossibleemu/Desktop/Unpublished%20/Dealing%20with%20Your%20Midlife%20Crisis.doc While certainly not unique only to men, the majority of midlife crises do seem to originate with fathers, husbands, brothers, and boyfriends... 

While parents hope that every communication they receive from school talks about how their child excels at his studies, the good news occasionally gets outweighed by reports of lying, fighting, bullying, or disrupting class. Even though these types of... 

Considering that nearly 70 percent of adults in the U.S. qualify as either overweight or obese it’s little wonder that Americans spend $20 billion annually on weight loss products and procedures. Every year, 108 million Americans start dieting, often... 

Going through a divorce can be a very painful and confusing time, especially for young kids. Children of divorce can feel as if they have been the hardest hit when their parent’s relationship comes to an end. Some children are asked to negotiate peace... 

Few things can drag down productivity like a never-ending stream of meetings. Despite a meeting’s ability to take a person out of their workflow, studies have shown that corporate America schedules approximately 20 million meetings a day. While most... 

Whether traveling for vacation or for work, the odd sleep schedule, stress, change of diet, and physical demands of travel can place a lot of strain on your health. Spending hours in the cramped, communal spaces found in the cabins of airplanes, trains,... 

When it comes to shaving, most men probably don’t give the personal grooming habit much thought. Just a quick swipe of the razor up and down the face, and your done. However, to enjoy a quality shave, you need to know a little more than just what end... 

Despite the serious long-term health consequences associated with tobacco use, millions of Americans continue to smoke. Slightly over 19 percent of all adults in the U.S. admit to either smoking daily or smoking several times a week, according to statistics... 

Considering the hectic schedules that many people are forced into thanks to the increasing demands placed on them by work and personal commitments, it’s little wonder why so many experience trouble trying to find a successful balance between the two.... 

Ladies, do you find yourself increasingly frustrated by the men in your life? While relationships don’t come with a handbook or how-to guide, life would certainly be a lot less stressful if they did. However, even though old lines like men are from... 

The holidays are expected to be times filled with meaning and joy, but sentimental feelings can evaporate in the cold reality of a holiday internet scam. Here are several ways to avoid scams this holiday season. Shop What You Know Businesses off all kinds,... 

If the thought of going to the dentist makes you break out in a cold sweat, it’s important to know that you’re not alone. Along with countless others, I have suffered for years with dental anxiety that has almost kept me from going to the... 

The internet is a great resource from which you can learn many a new skill. DIY is no different, and if you’re trying to learn how to do something new there are plenty of places you can look. Many websites offer video tutorials ranging from how to lay...