Amazing Staycation Ideas That Won’t Blow Your Budget

No time or budget for a weekend getaway? These cheap staycations are surprisingly luxurious.   Remember to be safe and follow health guidelines in your community.  Be creative and turn into an online activity with family and your friends.   Or, create a bucket list for a staycation, long weekend or mental health day activities.  […]

Tips to Initiating Caregiving Discussions With Aging Parents

Initiating caregiving discussions with aging parents can be challenging. As an adult child, you may have attempted and failed. It’s time to try again with these proven tips. Initiating ongoing discussions about needed care and related concerns supports positive relationships. These discussions are beneficial and help avoid crises situations.   Your aging parent may be[…]

How to Cook During Quarantine

What to Make During COVID-19:  Recipes and tips to transform simple foods   The COVID-19 outbreak has led many people to stock up on pantry staples, freezer-friendly foods, and shelf-stable vegetables. Plenty of individuals are having to cook for the first time or using new ingredients and are likely feeling overwhelmed, while also searching for ways[…]

Habits That Will Strengthen Your Parent-Child Bond

Like any relationship, the bond between a parent and child can be made stronger with some habits that can be easily incorporated into your everyday routines.   Eating Together An impressive body of research has shown a link between regular meals with kids and an increased likelihood of positive developmental benefits such as better health and[…]

How a Digital Detox Could Improve Your Child’s Behavior Problems

You can’t avoid screens in today’s world. There are TVs in waiting rooms, tablets in schools, and smartphones in most people’s pockets. As technology continues to emerge, and screens have become integrated into everyday life, some families have had trouble deciding how much time to allow kids to play on their electronics.   Even the[…]

The Importance of Work-Life Balance and Overcoming Work Addiction

Although not a formally recognized addiction, workaholics struggle with balance   Work-life balance is something we aspire to but rarely achieve. This is particularly the case for people who work too much, including workaholics, or people who are addicted to work. Workaholism or work addiction was first used to describe an uncontrollable need to work constantly.[…]