• Fun and Educational Gifts for Kids This Season

    December 14, 2017Lifestyle

    There isn’t a single person who could sleep well on Christmas Eve as a kid, dreaming of all those toys waiting. But can toys be educational for kids as well as entertaining? Yes! In fact, it’s vital to their development at a young age. Different toys require different functions of a child: to be creative, to problem solve. And children are naturally entertained while developing these processes. One of the many challenges of gift giving in the holiday season is finding toys that have a bigger purpose, so here are few ideas to get you on the right track. Educational Insights GeoSafari SeaScope This gadget will take young explorers a step further to unlocking the secrets of the ocean. It’s equipped with magnification, light, and…

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  • How to Help Your Highly Sensitive Child

    December 7, 2017Lifestyle

    Raising children can be scary at times, and the thought of raising a child who may seem to be a bit too sensitive sometimes can even seem harder. We get it, thinking of something anything out of the ordinary for your child, especially for a new parent, is probably not what you thought of when deciding to give this whole “parenting” thing a shot. But now that you are raising a beautiful child that may be a little out of the ordinary, we want you to be able to understand his or her actions and how to help them. This is why we are covering HSC, the highly sensitive child. We’re here to break down the diagnosis of HSC and what you can do to…

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  • The Five Love Languages, and Why Their Communication is Key

    November 30, 2017Lifestyle

    Do you remember your first kiss? Maybe not so glorious, possibly awkward with hopefully no braces clinking. But how about the first best kiss? That one may have been serenaded by a Malibu beach sunset and ocean waves breaking. Or maybe in the back of his pick up truck, with all the stars applauding. Love is the most ambiguous of feelings, yet a kiss is universally recognized as a token of it. But after a kiss, there’s a mess of ways to love someone. People communicate their love for one another differently, called love languages. Which languages do you find resonance with? Words of Affirmation A heartfelt compliment, one that took a thoughtful observation to be verbalized. The recognition of an accomplishment, or even an…

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  • How to Meditate

    November 20, 2017Health and Wellness, Lifestyle

    A post shared by Yoga And Meditation (@yogitation) on Aug 14, 2017 at 8:01am PDT With the constant demands and chaotic pace that life offers us, it is very common for anyone to feel stressed and a bit frantic. Between the daily chores, work, relationships, and even kids, it may seem that there are just not enough hours in the day. With so much to do and so little time, stress and exhaustion overcome us, which ultimately can change our mood in an instant. Fortunately, meditation can help you tenfold after just ten or fifteen minutes of the practice each day. While it may seem that meditating is just taking more time out of your day to complete a new task, you will soon learn…

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  • Benefits of Intermittent Fasting

    November 16, 2017Fitness, Food, Health and Wellness, Lifestyle

    Intermittent fasting is an eating pattern that cycles between eating and fasting. It has become one of the most popular health and fitness trends amongst men and women worldwide. But what’s all the fuss about? We’re here to break down the benefits of intermittent fasting so you can decide whether or not to hop on the IF bandwagon. Weight Loss Weight loss is the most common reason why people do intermittent fasting. It makes you eat fewer meals, thus leading you to a decrease in caloric intake. The fewer the calories, the more weight lost. It will also change hormone levels, which facilitates weight loss. One thing you must remember is that the main reason you lose weight from intermittent fasting is the decrease in…

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  • Parenting: Keeping Your Kids Healthy

    November 13, 2017Fitness, Food, Health and Wellness, Lifestyle

    Whether you’re a new parent or already having a growing family, keeping your kids healthy can seem like a hard task, especially with all the new technology to distract them and the constant promos about fast food. One thing you must remember about parenting is that kids learn and adapt habits by how their parents raise them, so this one’s on you, Moms and Dads. Let’s cover some basic ground rules in order to ensure your kids are getting the most out of your parenting and learning great habits to keep them healthy and happy for years to come. Keep the Technology to a Minimum Computers, phones, tv, and video games seem to be ruling the world nowadays, especially amongst teens and kids. Limit your…

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  • Tips to Re-energize

    November 9, 2017Health and Wellness, Lifestyle

    We know that life can get hectic and can be all too much to handle sometimes. Juggling kids, a job, finances, a relationship, and everything in between, it may seem that there is just not enough time in the day to get everything done. If you find yourself exhausted and tired in the middle of the day, you’re not alone! Hitting a wall when you’ve gone through most of the day is perfectly normal, especially when you have a full schedule behind and ahead of you. These tips will be your guide to re-energize your body to ensure that you’ll be able to complete your day without leaving any tasks behind. Step Outside If your work involves sitting inside for most of the day, then…

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  • Tips To Shine On Your Interview

    November 7, 2017Lifestyle

    Landing your dream job can be a long and gruesome journey. We know first handedly that the job search can be stressful, time consuming, and even degrading after hearing “no thanks” or not even a reply after applying. But with some determination and a killer resume, you will begin to hear back and have requests for an interview. This is your chance to shine and show that company that they would be fools to not want to hire you. We’re here to help you in that next step with the tips that will make you shine on your interview and help you get closer to landing your dream job. Do Your Research Before stepping into your interview, you need to do your research on everything…

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  • How To Keep That Spark Alive

    November 1, 2017Lifestyle

    Perfect relationships just don’t seem to exist. A great relationship takes a lot of work and dedication, especially if you’ve been together for a long time. If you miss that “honeymoon phase” where everything seemed to be so fun and easy, don’t lose faith in your current status. This is the perfect opportunity for you to reignite that fire that the two of you once had for each other. These tips are here for you to keep that spark alive so you and your man can be the couple that everyone looks to for admiration. Get Out Of The House Between work and kids, free time just doesn’t seem to exist. But just because your life may be a bit more hectic, it doesn’t mean…

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  • Five Things That Can Ruin Your Metabolism

    October 12, 2017Health and Wellness, Lifestyle

    Losing and even maintaining our weight seems to become harder and harder the older we get. Remember those days that you could eat or drink just about anything and you wouldn’t gain a pound? Whether you’re beginning to see the differences now or have been living with a slower metabolism for quite some time, you’re not alone. A major part of aging is having a slower metabolism, whether you like it or not. So, we’re here to help you fight that battle by letting you know what things actually ruin your metabolism because a slow and ruined metabolism can lead to weight gain, high blood pressure, and high cholesterol. By adjusting your life by taking notice to these five things, you may begin to see…

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