Natural Papa http://naturalpapa.com Fatherhood and natural parenting from the perspective of a tree-hugging dirt worshipper Mon, 24 Sep 2018 14:35:21 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.8 4619100 How To Keep Organized In College Without Stressing Out http://naturalpapa.com/education/how-to-keep-organized-in-college-without-stressing-out/ http://naturalpapa.com/education/how-to-keep-organized-in-college-without-stressing-out/#respond Thu, 20 Sep 2018 16:18:09 +0000 http://naturalpapa.com/?p=13026 Life in college can be a bit hectic. With so much school work that you need to take care of, some students find it hard to balance between their curriculum work and their social work. This stress leads to some students resorting to drugs and other harmful activities as a way of coping with the situation. But, with the right tactics, a student can comfortably live and even keep an organized college life without stressing out.

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Overcoming the Challenges of Caring for a Loved One with Limited Mobility http://naturalpapa.com/health/overcoming-the-challenges-of-caring-for-a-loved-one-with-limited-mobility/ http://naturalpapa.com/health/overcoming-the-challenges-of-caring-for-a-loved-one-with-limited-mobility/#respond Fri, 14 Sep 2018 16:19:13 +0000 http://naturalpapa.com/?p=13022 When someone you care for is unable to care for themselves efficiently anymore, it’s only natural to want to step in and help out. This is especially true when your family member is unable to get around well.

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Back Pain in Your 40s: When Should You Worry? http://naturalpapa.com/health/back-pain-in-your-40s-when-should-you-worry/ http://naturalpapa.com/health/back-pain-in-your-40s-when-should-you-worry/#respond Thu, 13 Sep 2018 16:08:15 +0000 http://naturalpapa.com/?p=13012 It's no secret that back pain is a common problem. It is estimated that somewhere near 80% of American people have pain in their backs at some point throughout their lives. The question is, when is the pain something that can be dealt with and when should you worry about it?

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Woodworking Made Easy: 6 Tips That Can Improve Your Work http://naturalpapa.com/diy/woodworking-made-easy-6-tips-that-can-improve-your-work/ http://naturalpapa.com/diy/woodworking-made-easy-6-tips-that-can-improve-your-work/#respond Thu, 06 Sep 2018 16:12:22 +0000 http://naturalpapa.com/?p=12995 Woodworking as a hobby is also about taking small baby steps each day to help improve the quality of your work. For that precise reason, here are the best six tips you should know before you start your hobby as a woodworker.

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5 Healthy Alternatives to Sugary Soda Drinks http://naturalpapa.com/food/5-healthy-alternatives-to-sugary-soda-drinks/ http://naturalpapa.com/food/5-healthy-alternatives-to-sugary-soda-drinks/#respond Thu, 06 Sep 2018 16:01:53 +0000 http://naturalpapa.com/?p=12992 Do you want a healthy way to cool down during the summer? Do you simply want to quench your thirst in a refreshingly tasty way? While there’s always soda to help you with that, you should think twice before reaching for that can or bottle of carbonated deliciousness.

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3 Unique Ways to Prepare Your Home For Fall in Just One Day http://naturalpapa.com/diy/3-unique-ways-to-prepare-your-home-for-fall-in-just-one-day/ http://naturalpapa.com/diy/3-unique-ways-to-prepare-your-home-for-fall-in-just-one-day/#respond Tue, 04 Sep 2018 13:50:06 +0000 http://naturalpapa.com/?p=12987 Preparing your home for a crisp and cozy fall season is a long-awaited activity that brings fun to the whole family. If you're strapped for ideas -- or even time -- we've got you covered. Here's a quick guide to give you some ideas to decorate your home for the upcoming fall season in just one short day.

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Sleep on Latex for a comfortable, eco-friendly slumber http://naturalpapa.com/home/sleep-on-latex-for-a-comfortable-eco-friendly-slumber/ http://naturalpapa.com/home/sleep-on-latex-for-a-comfortable-eco-friendly-slumber/#respond Fri, 31 Aug 2018 22:41:14 +0000 http://naturalpapa.com/?p=12978 Considering how much of our lives we spend in bed, and how crucial it is to our health to get good sleep, it's amazing that so many of us think so little about our mattresses.

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A Spanish Tile Roof Alternative That Will Save You In The Long Run http://naturalpapa.com/home/a-spanish-tile-roof-alternative-that-will-save-you-in-the-long-run/ http://naturalpapa.com/home/a-spanish-tile-roof-alternative-that-will-save-you-in-the-long-run/#respond Thu, 30 Aug 2018 19:54:10 +0000 http://naturalpapa.com/?p=12974 You might have found yourself admiring your neighbors' roof tiles lately whilst wondering how you can make this work on your house within your budget. It’s not easy to budget considering the cost of a tile roof made from clay. The appeal of tiles includes durability and longevity and can be a smart investment. However, there’s an easier way to afford a tiled roof without having to fork out for clay tiles.

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Men’s Exercise & Wellbeing Tips for Over 40s http://naturalpapa.com/fitness/mens-exercise-wellbeing-tips-for-over-40s/ http://naturalpapa.com/fitness/mens-exercise-wellbeing-tips-for-over-40s/#respond Wed, 29 Aug 2018 16:07:13 +0000 http://naturalpapa.com/?p=12967 At the age of forty you get membership to an exclusive club -- middle-age. But fear not, you don’t need to pull on those slippers, sip your cocoa and turn in for an early night (though if that’s what floats your boat at forty good for you, each to their own).

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Essential Oils: The Good, The Bad, and the Uncertain http://naturalpapa.com/health/essential-oils-the-good-the-bad-and-the-uncertain/ http://naturalpapa.com/health/essential-oils-the-good-the-bad-and-the-uncertain/#respond Mon, 27 Aug 2018 12:52:58 +0000 http://naturalpapa.com/?p=12955 Over the last several years, essential oils have received a lot of attention. Now, they're being touted as a cure-all for everything from anxiety to acne. But do they really work, or is it all a lot of hoopla? And is it possible that essential oils might be hazardous? Here's what you need to know.

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8 Surprising Things You Didn’t Know You Can Recycle http://naturalpapa.com/environment/8-surprising-things-you-didnt-know-you-can-recycle/ http://naturalpapa.com/environment/8-surprising-things-you-didnt-know-you-can-recycle/#respond Fri, 24 Aug 2018 14:42:30 +0000 http://naturalpapa.com/?p=12951 With worldwide efforts to be more environmentally friendly, more and more people are looking to expand their lists of recyclable items. While everyone knows that aluminum cans and plastic bottles can be recycled, there are many other surprising items that can be recycled as well. Here are a few things that can be recycled that may not have crossed your mind before.

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How to identify the symptoms of prostate cancer http://naturalpapa.com/health/how-to-identify-the-symptoms-of-prostate-cancer/ http://naturalpapa.com/health/how-to-identify-the-symptoms-of-prostate-cancer/#respond Thu, 23 Aug 2018 14:41:00 +0000 http://naturalpapa.com/?p=12940 One of the most significant barriers to addressing persistent male health problems is the reluctance of many men to take their own health seriously. Awareness of the risks of prostate cancer can include an understanding of some of the most common symptoms, but more important is that men take a proactive approach and speak to their doctor in order to establish an individually tailored and fully effective prostate cancer screening plan.

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Bamboo Vs. Cotton – What’s better? http://naturalpapa.com/home/bamboo-vs-cotton-whats-better/ http://naturalpapa.com/home/bamboo-vs-cotton-whats-better/#respond Mon, 20 Aug 2018 17:18:15 +0000 http://naturalpapa.com/?p=12922 The advancement in technology has made it possible for bath towels to be manufactured from a wide variety of different materials. Each of these materials comes with its benefits for your skin, and some have the capabilities to dry out the water quickly than others. Here is a comparison between cotton and bamboo towels. This will assist you to understand the benefits of each.

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How Puffy or Firm Should Your Mattress Be? http://naturalpapa.com/home/how-puffy-or-firm-should-your-mattress-be/ http://naturalpapa.com/home/how-puffy-or-firm-should-your-mattress-be/#respond Mon, 20 Aug 2018 16:42:56 +0000 http://naturalpapa.com/?p=12919 According to specialists, if we could improve our quality of sleep and make sure we spend the recommended amount of time in blissful slumber, our lives could be so much better. Good quality of sleep means more productivity at work, better energy throughout the day, and less stress. But how could we hit this sweet spot of sleep?

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4 Reasons Why Cannabinoid Is A Good Stress Reliever http://naturalpapa.com/health/4-reasons-why-cannabinoid-is-a-good-stress-reliever/ http://naturalpapa.com/health/4-reasons-why-cannabinoid-is-a-good-stress-reliever/#respond Sat, 18 Aug 2018 15:28:07 +0000 http://naturalpapa.com/?p=12915 The beauty of CBD is that it goes through your body only to fix the problem without your mind reacting to it as if it were marijuana or any other pharmaceutical drugs along with their annoying side effects. There are many places you can find CBD oil for sale, especially with a growing online market, so this is not as hard an alternative as you would think.

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Childhood Food Allergies: The Importance of Understanding, Identifying, and Educating For the Future http://naturalpapa.com/parenting/childhood-food-allergies-the-importance-of-understanding-identifying-and-educating-for-the-future/ http://naturalpapa.com/parenting/childhood-food-allergies-the-importance-of-understanding-identifying-and-educating-for-the-future/#respond Fri, 17 Aug 2018 15:11:29 +0000 http://naturalpapa.com/?p=12910 Parenting involves making sure your children are healthy, safe, protected, clothed, sheltered, happy, and so much more. For decades! That can be quite stressful. It’s not always the obvious life scares that cause the most parenting problems, too. For instance, though one in five U.S. children have learning and attention issues like ADHD, only 48% […]

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10 Side Business Ideas for Stay-at-Home Fathers http://naturalpapa.com/home/10-side-business-ideas-for-stay-at-home-fathers/ http://naturalpapa.com/home/10-side-business-ideas-for-stay-at-home-fathers/#respond Tue, 14 Aug 2018 20:32:38 +0000 http://naturalpapa.com/?p=12904 Everyone loves extra income and it is especially useful when you are a stay-at-home dad. According to the Pew Center research, the number of stay-at-home dads slowly yet steadily increases. So it is no wonder that more and more dads are searching for side business ideas to support their families. If you are one of them, you have come to the right place for help.

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Going Tech-Free On Your Camping Trip Can Be Tough, So Here’s How to Power Up http://naturalpapa.com/outdoors/going-tech-free-on-your-camping-trip-can-be-tough-so-heres-how-to-power-up/ http://naturalpapa.com/outdoors/going-tech-free-on-your-camping-trip-can-be-tough-so-heres-how-to-power-up/#respond Mon, 13 Aug 2018 12:51:59 +0000 http://naturalpapa.com/?p=12896 In a world where we’re all tech-obsessed, the best thing many of us can do is get back to nature. But that can be tough when we rely on our gadgets to navigate and let others know we’re safe. The solution? Unplug when you can … and power up the green way. According to University […]

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What are the main differences between a Private & Public Preschool? http://naturalpapa.com/education/what-are-the-main-differences-between-a-private-public-preschool/ http://naturalpapa.com/education/what-are-the-main-differences-between-a-private-public-preschool/#respond Mon, 06 Aug 2018 14:49:31 +0000 http://naturalpapa.com/?p=12886 Public school or private school! There has been a great debate which is the best option between private and public schools. Nearly one out of five parents is considering switching their children from a private to a public school or vice versa.

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Growth in a Greenhouse: 5 Tips for Basic Greenhouse Gardening http://naturalpapa.com/garden/growth-in-a-greenhouse-5-tips-for-basic-greenhouse-gardening/ http://naturalpapa.com/garden/growth-in-a-greenhouse-5-tips-for-basic-greenhouse-gardening/#respond Mon, 06 Aug 2018 14:25:52 +0000 http://naturalpapa.com/?p=12883 A lot of people are amazed by the complexities of greenhouse gardening. It is important to know that, to get the best out of a greenhouse gardening, you should grow vigorous, productive and disease resistant crops.

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