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Do It Better: Evaluating After-School Childcare Options

School days typically end at 3 pm, which leaves working parents with a challenging window of two or more hours before they arrive home. If you are faced with this parental dilemma, here are some common options for after-school care. After-school programs... Read More

Do It Better: How to Beat the Heat

The heat of a torrid summer day can sap your energy and make you feel crabby. It can also be dangerous for the very young and elderly. Even if you have air conditioning – or want to cut back on your energy bills – there are other ways to help you... Read More

Do It Better: Benefits of using a credit card

Credit cards are a convenient alternative to carrying cash, but they must be used responsibly to avoid getting into debt. The best way is to use a credit card only for what you need – not what you want – and to pay the balance in full each month,... Read More

Do It Better: The ABCs of Rugs: Accents, Benefits, Care

Hardwood, laminate and tile are common flooring choices among homeowners and interior designers, but many people still have a soft spot for rugs. With a wide range of colors, shapes and sizes, rugs are multi-tasking home accessories that are practical... Read More

Do It Better: How to Stimulate Creativity in Children

Most children in the 21st century live by the clock: school, after-school activities, homework, bed, repeat. The goal is often getting into college, where hypothetically they will discover what they want to do for the rest of their lives. Many people... Read More

Do It Better: Natural DIY Beauty Remedies

It’s easy to find all kinds of beauty products for sale: creams for dry skin, products to exfoliate flaking skin, lotions that promise to reduce wrinkles and fade age spots – and much more. Most contain ingredients that sound more like a chemistry... Read More

Do It Better: How to host a great game night

It’s normal to feel like hibernating during the winter months, but when you start to get restless and want some company, consider hosting a game night for family and friends. It’s easy, inexpensive and good fun! Game nights can be organized spontaneously,... Read More

How to Use a Wellness Wheel for a Balanced Life

The concept of “wellness” is not only about your records in a doctor’s office. A more personal approach is using a “wellness wheel” that highlights personal dimensions in your life: physical, emotional, spiritual, intellectual, environmental,... Read More