Would it surprise you to know that girls are twice as likely to drop out of sporting activities through their teenage years than boys? Or to realize that most young girls start engaging in organized sports up to two whole years later than boys? …
One of the most devastating things that can happen to any family is substance abuse in any form. Anything in excess is never good for anyone. That could be anything from too much food, exercise, alcohol or even shopping. Addictive behaviors can turn relationships upside down for those who…
Are women hard to buy for? We certainly don’t think so.
Gentlemen, listen up! Know that we always love a little – relative term – bling (check out our compelling Jewelry Gift Guide! ), and should you need further inspiration, here are some other great gift ideas that any woman would love to receive. We could almost offer a…
There are moments when it’s most appropriate (and simple) to give a single but thoughtful gift to the family rather than to each individual member. Perhaps the gift is from one family to another, or it’s to say…
If the men in your life (husband, boyfriend, dad, brother, older son…) are anything like mine, I know that I can forget about getting a Christmas list from them. After 24 years of marriage I have finally stopped asking for one…
There is a plethora of gifts out there for the little ones (thank you Disney, Lego, Mattel and so on) and all of them have their place, but in case you are looking for the type of children’s gift that will be enjoyed well…
In 2006 I began the long road of part-time, online study. This past June, I completed the last of the courses towards my Bachelor of Applied Human Service Administration Degree. While working on my degree my life changed dramatically. I got engaged, planned a wedding, married, got pregnant, stayed at home for maternity leave for a year and I even changed jobs.
When it comes to holidays and giving gifts to your co-workers, sometimes that can become a bit uncomfortable if you don’t know much about your co-workers’ private lives. The last thing you want to do is give a lousy gift and become known as the “lousy gift giver” in your department.
Your child’s teacher is a very important person in his/her daily routine. Naturally, you want to make the teacher feel special this Christmas, but what do you buy a teacher that isn’t too cheesy? A gift card of course!
Christmas gift cards are perfect for teachers. They aren’t too personal but they allow you to express how thankful you are for the time and attention the teacher gives to your child.
Probably one of the most common reasons someone wouldn’t buy a gift card is the impersonality of it. A gift card can seem impersonal if you don’t put a personal touch to it of course.
Here are a few ideas of how to make a gift card more personal:
If you are determined to not put a lot of time into the gift, put the gift card inside a funny, personalized greeting card. Write a… Continue
Not sure what to buy your out of town friends? When you’re Christmas shopping for friends and family who live out of state, the biggest issue can be shipping costs, especially if you buy large toys for the kids. And if you’re sending several gifts for the whole family, well the shipping costs can break the bank. Instead, why not give gift cards!
The beauty of a gift card is it’s always the right size, the perfect color… Continue
One in six U.S. deaths is caused by coronary heart disease, many of which could be prevented if a bystander had been trained in basic life support (BLS). Health Education Solutions, the leading provider of continuing education solutions for healthcare professionals, today released a new BLS Special Section, a series of articles,… Continue
Shopping online is made even sweeter with discounts, coupons and rebates. Who doesn’t love a good discount? I know I do! And I’m sure you do too So I’ve compiled a list of 10 great finds under $10 along with where to buy. Enjoy!
Many times we do our best to keep our kids and ourselves safe on Halloween. Things like making sure our children go trick-or-treating with an adult or in a group, checking their candy when they get home before letting them eat it, not letting them stay out too late on
Halloween night. These are all great ways to stay safe, but don’t forget
Those fun, cute costumes can be harmful if we aren’t careful. So here are…
GAP does the perfect rendition of the French minimalistic chic with their American in Paris Boys Collection, infusing French signature neutrals with a laid-back, devil-may-care American attitude. Grey, black and navy dominate this collection with the occasional splashes of red and delicate whisper of vintage light beige. Shop versatile boys’ skinny and straight jeans, cozy knits, striped tees, sip-up jacket and hip accessories. Also, enjoy 30% Off and Share the love with your favorite… Continue
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Diabetes is a killer. My 15 year old son was diagnosed with it when he was 11. It's been a tough almost five years, but things are looking up. I met Brenda Novak, a NY Times bestselling author, at a local writers meeting. Her son has the disease, too. Brenda is a dynamo. She took a proactive approach and started her Online Auction a few years ago. Since then, it's raised more than $700,000 for diabetes research!!
I host a page on the auction site, and this week Brenda is…