When was the last time?

When was the last time?

When was the last time you grabbed your wife or husband and pulled them close and wrapped your arms around them and told them how much they mean to you? When was the last time you walked hand in hand together and talked about anything other than the kids or your job, or what your… Read more

Off-Gassing from Common Household Items: Should You Be Scared?

Off-Gassing from Common Household Items: Should You Be Scared?

Originally published on CustomMade. Maybe you’ve heard of off-gassing, with headlines claiming a mattress or couch slowly ruined someone’s health. Maybe you shrugged it off. Who has time to worry about their couch? Maybe off-gassing just hasn’t made it into your dinner table conversation yet. In any case, it’s time to pay attention. When it… Read more

Could Pyrrole Disorder be Causing Your Child’s Meltdowns?

Could Pyrrole Disorder be Causing Your Child’s Meltdowns?

Does your child have frequent meltdowns and a marked inability to cope with stress? It could be the result of pyrrole disorder. Pyrrole disorder (also referred to as pyroluria, kryptopyrrole, and mauve factor) is a genetic condition that results in a dramatic trifecta of deficiencies in essential nutrients (zinc, vitamin B6, and magnesium). It can… Read more

How to be a Better Husband: See the Big Picture

How to be a Better Husband: See the Big Picture

Sometimes focusing on the details is a good thing in a relationship, and a great skill to have, and sometimes it’s more of a distraction or a liability for us. When we get unbalanced, and can’t see the forest because there are too many trees in the way, it’s time to zoom out. There can… Read more

Teach What You Know

Teach What You Know

Homeschool is always in. When we first started homeschooling our oldest daughter, we thought that we needed to have a full curriculum and study guides and other ‘teaching’ materials before we could really teach her at home. We borrowed a homeschool curriculum from a friend and started exploring what it meant to provide a homeschool… Read more

An October Vacation Can Be More Relaxing

An October Vacation Can Be More Relaxing

It may sound counter to what most people normally do, but if you can save your vacation time until October and take a trip with your spouse and your family if you have one, you will not only save a lot of money, you will also enjoy one of the quietest times possible in many… Read more

Are You Haunted by Ghosts or Mold?

Are You Haunted by Ghosts or Mold?

People around the world have reported seeing ghosts and experiencing paranormal occurrences for eons, especially in dank, dark, older buildings. Coincidentally, these seemingly haunted environments are also prime breeding grounds for toxic molds and fungi. Is there a connection? Associate professor Shane Rogers decided to find out by looking at the link between ghosts, mold,… Read more

A Truly Affordable & Efficient Solar Vehicle

A Truly Affordable & Efficient Solar Vehicle

The affordable and efficient solar vehicle solution you’ve been waiting for is here! A vehicle so amazing, so quick, so quiet, so green and so easy to obtain! Never before has there been such an abundance of parts and fuel! Never before has there been such a wide variety of colors and sizes and custom accessories! And… Read more

The Many Advantages of Using a Water Softener

The Many Advantages of Using a Water Softener

Hard water can cause a number of problems that some homeowners find frustrating, and that others barely notice, yet can be costly to remedy. Hard water causes scale build-ups that can clog pipes and make water-using appliances run less efficiently. Hard water also reduces the effectiveness of soap, which results in dry skin, dull hair, water… Read more

Home Remedies To Keep Your Teeth Healthy

Home Remedies To Keep Your Teeth Healthy

They say the mouth is the window to the health of the body. If that’s the case, then taking care of your teeth and gums should be an important part of your daily routine. Practicing diligent oral hygiene and visiting your dentist regularly are the best ways to achieve optimal oral health. However, did you… Read more

Small Changes in Food Choices Can Make a Big Difference (Video)

Small Changes in Food Choices Can Make a Big Difference (Video)

While it may feel overwhelming to try to change the way our families eat, it’s not necessary to totally overhaul our diet overnight, nor do we need to make radical changes to start seeing a difference in our health. As the saying goes, a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step, and… Read more

5 Alternatives to Building an Outdoor Garden

5 Alternatives to Building an Outdoor Garden

Nothing tastes better than something you grew yourself, and the satisfaction of planting, tending, and harvesting your own produce is an experience none should forgo. Unfortunately, there are many unyielding obstacles that prevent some of us from building our own little gardens, but there’s also a solution for just about every problem! Here are a… Read more