Always store dry pet food in airtight plastic or glass containers. Pantry moths are extremely common in bags of dry pet food, and they can hatch and spread once brought into your ...
Introducing a new pet to the rest of your pets can be tough on everyone involved, especially if you’re bringing home a new kitten or puppy to an adult dog or cat who’s used to rul...
Even if you don’t believe in de-clawing your pets, you can still keep cats from scratching up your furniture. Cats like to stretch and scratch up -- like on the arms of your couch...
To best understand playing soccer, it’s helpful to play every position during practice. When you spend a little time playing every position -- yes, even goaltending -- you get a b...
The best way to kick a soccer ball is with the inside of your foot; the soft part of your instep makes the ball go farther, harder and straighter. Unfortunately, we naturally want...
Do something -- anything -- active every day. If you go outside to get the mail, walk around the neighborhood for five minutes. When you get cabin fever at your desk, stretch your...
When it comes to travel, detailed lists are your best friend. When you pack for a long trip, it’s easy to forget what you’ve already crammed into your suitcase and what’s yet to b...
Don’t underestimate the power of a travel agent. People spend so much time researching their plane tickets and vacation activities, but they often decide on a hotel based on a dis...
Always pack valuables in your carry-on luggage instead of your checked baggage. In this world of packed flights and frantic airport security, it seems like you’re more likely to l...
When traveling in a group, beware the inefficient traveler. In large groups of people, it’s easy to lose track of one person -- especially if you’ve got a perpetually late or diso...
Marketing is mostly sales in different mediums. Your job is to determine your target's need, what you offer to fulfill that need, then bridge the gap between the two with an ...
Find a local sports masseuse when something starts to ache. It can help prevent bigger injuries. It will hurt so be prepared for that but then you'll feel better than ever. And th...
Here is an easy tip to help shin splints: • When sitting in a chair take you feet and write the ABCs with your toes. Seems silly but works the right muscles to alleviate...
Stretch after taking a shower. Your muscles are already relaxed making it easier to stretch and you can make it a habit easily since most people shower fairly often.
• Lean side to side exercising your obliques while brushing your teeth. • Calf raises in the shower while washing hair. • When sitting in a rolling chair (at work maybe!)...
Sometimes things just do not make sense and a doctor even tells you there isn't a connection. Example 1: My cousin's ears would turn bright red the day before we had an asthma ...
If you have the chance to communicate with your professors (or teaching assistants if you are at a large university), definitely do. If you can email, call, schedule one-on-one t...
Be honest in ALL things you say to your child so they learn to trust you. Tell them when they are young that yes, this shot will hurt but it will go away quickly. The trust yo...
Grandpa always said - "If you are too lazy to follow through on what you say then don't say it." When you tell your child to do something (or not to do something) make sure y...
There were several vacations we took growing up that weren't planned. I had no idea until I got older that many families spend months working out details of their vacations. The...
My mother always kept a journal in the glovebox of our minivan. Each vacation we took she would document every detail while we were in the car. She documented mileage, where we ...
When creating your first budget after college, don't make every dollar accounted for (ie in your rent, car payment, student loan, health insurance, cable/internet, life insurance,...
When looking for an apartment or house to rent, keep in mind the following: 1. Does it have a washer/dryer? If not, where is the closest place and how much does it cost? This...
Insist on getting business cards when you start your job. A lot of young professionals have many opportunities to attend networking events, happy hours and other things around th...
Our first instinct after FINALLY getting a paycheck for the work we are doing is to go buy something to reward ourselves. If you want to buy those $200 shoes or take your girlfri...
Dressing for the job you landed is just as important as the clothes you wore to the interview. There are tons of tips about what to wear for interview. Everything from not too...