How Parents Can Teach Children the Value of a College Education {Guest Post}

These days, it is almost impossible to find a job without a college degree. This is generally true whether you are looking for work at a Fortune 500 company or looking for work as a cashier at a grocery store. Therefore, parents need to do whatever it takes to convince their children that going to college is going to be worth the investment of time and money. Talk about Earnings A college education may literally pay off for those who choose to get their degree. On average, those who go to … [Read more...]

Celebrate Cultural Diversity with Turn It Up Tuesday!

Welcome to a new week on Turn It Up Tuesday everyone! Thank you so much for celebrating National Decorating Month with us - we had a fun time reading through all of your amazing posts! This week, we're celebrating cultural diversity with Cinco de Mayo right around the corner! Share your posts that clearly reflect cultural diversity - whether through books, experiences, travel, and everything in between. We can't wait to check out all of your amazing posts! We'd like to thank you in advance … [Read more...]

5 Memorable Ways to Celebrate a Military Loved One Coming Home {Guest Post}

A long deployment can take a serious toll on your family, and you may have spent the entire time counting down the days until your loved one comes home. When you finally receive word that there’s a return on the horizon, plan something special to help celebrate the moment and make it even more memorable. Make the Video It’s understandable that you may not want to tell a child about the return date just in case something happens to delay it. Let your son or daughter go off to school like … [Read more...]

Turn It Up Tuesday #185

Welcome to a new week on Turn It Up Tuesday everyone! Thank you so much for celebrating Earth Day with us - we had a fun time reading through all of your amazing posts! This week, we're celebrating National Decorating Month! Feel free to share your Spring cleaning and decorating ideas, tips, and tricks with us - we can't wait to check them all out! We'd like to thank you in advance for partying with us and sharing all of your amazing posts with us - we LOVE checking them all out!  If you've … [Read more...]

Traffic Jam Weekend Linky Party #92

WELCOME TO TRAFFIC JAM WEEKEND LINKY PARTY #92! Show us your old posts and more on Traffic Jam Weekend! Come on in to link up, share, and learn something with us. #trafficjamweekend   For any newcomers to Traffic Jam Weekend, this weekly linky party is all about linking up your old posts so you can get some new comments and traffic. To the frequent TJW visitors, thanks for always linking up.     The bloggers bringing this fabulous party to you: Kimberly … [Read more...]

4 Mobile Apps Every Parent with Teens Should Use {Guest Post}

Typical modern teenagers are constantly preoccupied with their mobile phones. Parents often complain about not knowing what these gadgets are being used so extensively for. If you are new to parenting a teenager, be assured that you’ll come across several other parents who’ll tell you that it isn’t going to be easy. Nowadays, teens prefer being treated like adults at an earlier age. They don’t appreciate it when parents invade their privacy and wish to be left to their devices. Today’s teens … [Read more...]

Happy Earth Day on Turn It Up Tuesday

Welcome to a new week on Turn It Up Tuesday everyone! Thank you so much for celebrating Easter with us here on Turn It Up Tuesday - we loved all of the amazing Easter and Spring-related posts! This week, we're celebrating Earth Day, which is scheduled for Saturday, April 22nd. Please be sure to share some of your "green" posts with us! We'd like to thank you in advance for partying with us and sharing all of your amazing posts with us - we LOVE checking them all out!  If you've been here … [Read more...]

Pregnancy Troubles: What Does It Mean When You’re Having Difficulty Breathing? {Guest Post}

  As any biological mother knows, pregnancy has its ups and downs. When my sister-in-law was pregnant last year, she had a lot of trouble breathing, and I was fortunate enough to be able to spend a lot of time with her during that time and help her get through it. Breathing and Pregnancy One of the things that we did was visit a clinic where we learned the body needs a lot of oxygen during pregnancy. The body knows that you need more oxygen, and it begins to increase the production … [Read more...]

Happy Easter from Turn It Up Tuesday!

Welcome to a new week on Turn It Up Tuesday everyone! It is always a pleasure to have you join us this week, and every week! This week we are celebrating Easter!! So feel free to share your Easter crafts, treats, ideas, and more! If you don't have any Easter posts, you could always share your Spring posts! We'd like to thank you in advance for partying with us and sharing all of your amazing posts with us - we LOVE checking them all out!  If you've been here before, thank you for coming … [Read more...]

The Benefits of Having a Pet for the Well-Being of Our Children {Guest Post}

  Parents often have concerns when it comes to raising babies in a pet-friendly household. They worry about the safety of the children, bacteria, and the overall negative effects they fear growing up with an animal might have on the child. However, the experiences of parents who decide to raise kids alongside pets, as well as numerous studies, have shown the positive impact of having a pet can have on the well-being of a child, not only in the present time but even in the long-term, thus … [Read more...]