Second grade teacher by day, at home therapist for two middle school daughters by night.
Only Female Mosquitoes Bite Humans
Mosquitos are often seen as a nuisance because they leave behind itchy and sometimes painful bites . . . especially the larger mosquitos. When they insert their mouthpart into your skin, they leave behind large welts filled with fluid. When female mosquitoes bite, they inject saliva into your body as they siphon out your blood. Most people are allergic to the saliva, which is why a welt is left behind. These bites are often treated with cortisone cream until they heal and go away. If they’re scratched at and the skin is exposed, then it can become infected and lead to bigger issues. No one wants that to happen. Prevention and protection is key.
7 Easy Ways to Get Picky Eaters to Eat Healthier
Are you running out of ideas for getting your little one to eat healthier foods? You're not alone. In 2017, researchers from NTNU found that 26% of 4 year olds can be categorized as "picky eaters". With more than 1 in 4 children (or should I say parents) suffering from this designation, it's fair to say children struggle to naturally understand the importance of a balanced diet. It's imperative that we as adults find effective ways to use good-willed tactics in order to promote a healthy diet for our young.
Best Ways to Support A Family Member with Alzheimer’s
When my grandmother was first diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, my parents and I felt helpless. What could we do to make things easier for her? How quickly will her cognitive decline happen? How could we preserve her quick wit and sense of humor? Was there a way to slow her memory loss?
10 Best Study Tips for Hands-On Learners
Everyone has their own, distinct style. This is as true about personal fashion sense as it is about our approaches to socialization, and it is definitely something that applies to learning. Human beings are not always able to learn in every way provided, and experts point out that there are auditory learners, visual learners, and tactile learners. If your learning style is tactile, this guide to study tips for hands-on learners will increase your learning and study strategies inventory while also being of tremendous benefit to you.
13 Ways to Deal With a Difficult Family Member
Everybody needs to know how to deal with a difficult family member. Maybe it's your dad. Perhaps it's your husband's sister. It could be your grandmother, your cousin, or a friend of the family who acts like an honorary relative. Whatever the case, you can't avoid family functions forever. However, it doesn't have to turn into a battle royale every time you meet up, either.
What Causes Oily Skin and How Can You Treat It?
As human beings, it is normal for the skin to cycle through phases as our bodies mature and endure different environments. Specifically, there are many factors that can lead to oily skin making it a habitat for pimples, blemishes, breakouts, and irritation.
10 Signs It's Time to Sell Your Bitcoin
Bitcoin and the cryptocurrency market have started out nearly 10 years ago as an experimental step towards digital currencies. In 2010 Bitcoin was still infamously used to buy a $30 pizza for 10,000 coins, and 8 years later, that pizza would have been valued at $82 million.
Advice Grooms Should Never Listen To
Why does the big day always seem to revolve around the bride? After all, there are two people involved. On love and marriage, the groom's actions and decisions are just as essential as the bride's. With that in mind, it's time to share vital advice grooms should never listen to because it's outdated, nonsensical, or downright unfair.
How to Decide Whether to Change Jobs
In the past, finding and following a career path was easy. Once an individual selected their specific life track, they simply followed that singular choice through to the finish line. Unfortunately, today’s world is much more complicated, with the average individual making approximately four to seven career changes before settling into a more permanent position. Especially with the current emphasis on achieving a solid work-life balance, finding the perfect job is critical in achieving absolute happiness and life satisfaction. As a result, it feels like everyone is constantly changing jobs, making a lot of us wonder if it is time we do too.
10 Things to Do After You Get Married
You knew this day would come. The wedding is over, you've returned from the honeymoon, and now "real life" begins. Yet, as you might already realize, the days of making to-do lists are not over as there are many things to do after you get married. In fact, there is a very specific list of things you'll need to do that includes some very traditional points, and a few less expected ones.