What To Expect With Surgery: A Guide For The Uninitiated

Photo Credit You’re likely reading this because you’ve got to have a surgical procedure soon. It might be for medical reasons, or it might be to correct some cosmetic complaints. In any event, you’ll probably need to have general anesthesia, and your surgical procedure might take 30 minutes or a few hours, depending on the complexity. If you’ve never had… Read more »

Amazing Ways To Occupy Your Kids (That’s Not a Device)

Keeping our kids occupied can be one of the hardest things in the world. When it’s a rainy day or your kids are recovering from an illness you have got to find ways to keep them occupied without resorting to a tablet or the TV. So here are a few things for you to try.  Get Them Creating While a… Read more »

Helping A Family Member Or Friend Recover From An Injury

Pexels – CC0 License   The last thing any of us want to see is our loved ones harmed in any way, be that a friend or relate. Of course, this is hardly the only exclusive category, as all well-adjusted people have little desire to see anyone harmed, even if that’s someone we’ve never met before. That said, it is… Read more »

Sunrise {Sky King Ranch #1} Book Review

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Title: Sunrise Author: Susan May Warren Genre: Fiction Publisher: Revell Release Date: January 4, 2022 Pages: 368 About Sunrise: Pilot Dodge Kingston has always been the heir to Sky King Ranch. But after a terrible family fight, he left to become a pararescue jumper. A decade later, he’s headed home to the destiny that awaits him. That’s not all that’s… Read more »

The Girl Who Could Breathe Under Water (Book Review)

Title: The Girl who Could Breathe Under Water Author: Erin Bartels Publisher: Fleming H. Revell Company Release Date: 2022 Pages: 352 “An anonymous letter from a Very Disappointed Reader sends a novelist back to the lake where she spent her childhood summers in order to prove that what she wrote happened the way she’d remembered. But the truth turns out… Read more »

How To Help A Family Member Get Better

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https://unsplash.com/photos/hdrudRmTaes   One of the most challenging situations is when a family member is suffering from an illness. The first thing that you should do is to be supportive, even if the person seems unresponsive to your concern. Show empathy and care for them by offering them support on a daily basis. Having conversations with an ill family member can… Read more »

Reasons to Stop Letting Your Fears Keep You Static

Pixabay CC0 License   In life, it’s natural for everyone to have fears, hangups, and concerns that end up interfering with their quality of life from time to time. While some fears are healthy signs that you should avoid a threatening situation, many other fears exist primarily in the mind, without reflecting the reality of the situation that you would… Read more »

Striving to Make Each Day The Best it Can Be

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Pixabay CC0 License   Isn’t it great when a day just seems to “work out,” and everything seems to flow perfectly? Everyday life can be a lot more beautiful, amazing, and fascinating than we sometimes give it credit for – it’s just a matter of getting in the right mindset, and doing what we can to make sure that we… Read more »

How To Help A Loved One Cope With Hearing Loss

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When someone suffers from hearing loss, it can be exceedingly unpleasant and irritating, making daily life extremely challenging for them. Struggling to speak properly will make life much more difficult for anybody – of any age – who suffers from hearing loss. Being unable to communicate with friends and family as easily as previously will cause a great deal of… Read more »

Does Oil Pulling Actually Work?

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Oil pulling is where you swish oil around in your mouth to improve oral hygiene. The practice has been around for thousands of years and originally comes from Ayurveda, an ancient form of medicine in India.    For westerners, the idea of oil pulling seems a little strange. Conventional wisdom suggests that we keep our mouths healthy by cleaning our… Read more »