When summer arrives and brings scorching temperatures, you may be tempted to turn up your air conditioning to avoid the heat. Unfortunately, doing this can hurt your wallet, especially if you have long summer months. This year you can beat the heat with these five cost-effective home cooling tips.  ...

Like any head of the household, you’re always going to be thinking ahead to what kind of steps up you can provide for your family. Even when things stay the same, there’s always a feeling that you should be progressing and that you should be engaging in activities that will improve your families standard of living. ...

Are you currently planning a family or, do you have children already? Either way, taking the Financing a Family quiz, created by the UK online investment company, could be useful in helping you find out how much each stage of your child’s life will cost you plus, your family plans. ...

It can come as a great relief when you finally own your own home. However, one set of responsibility that comes with that ownership is that you have to understand how taxes are going to work. And literally, every homeownership situation is going be slightly different. Where you live, how much your home cost, how many kids you have –  it’s all part of the equation. ...

A normal rise-and-recline chair can be great, but they only accommodate one user. Sometimes that’s fine – if only one person in your home suffers from mobility issues or joint pain, you can slip a single armchair in with your current décor and furnishings with relative ease. However, there are a few reasons why you might want to consider a two-seater rise-and-recline model instead. ...

What do you do when you get a mom break? For lots of us, a break is something as small as going to the store alone or making it through one episode of a show uninterrupted. Now’s the time to declare that it’s simply NOT enough! If your nerves are fried and your temper is too, too short these days, it’s time to consider something more restorative. ...

Trying to buy a new or used car with young children in tow is not always easy. You may not have the time or money to find a sitter for them, but desperately need a new car. You can still find the car of your dreams, and bring your children along for the ride, too. Here are a few things to do when you are trying to test drive new vehicles, and need to find one that is going to work for your family, while bringing your children with. ...

My friends think that I am addicted to my smartphone. However, they don’t see me online on Facebook all the time. They are always wondering how I get so much free time. I am a mother and an off day is a rarity, in fact a luxury for us moms. However, if you ask my friends, they will tell you that I magically get all my mommy-duties done and then relax the rest of the day. They even think that I have employed a nanny to care for my kids. They could not be more wrong. I wish they knew that they could download MobilityWare app on their smartphone....

Happiness isn’t always a natural or neutral state for your family. There is a lot of drama in life, a lot of conflicts, and a lot of things that can go wrong. So especially if you are the primary caretaker and the leader of your family, it may take some extra effort on your part to try and spread essential happiness around your family unit. ...

If you think your skin is too pale, you might be among those who love going out in the sun and enjoying every inch of it. The only problem is that staying out for too long could have adverse effects on your skin. You might suffer from the UV rays and have cancer. You might also get sunburnt, and it is extremely painful. ...

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