Indy Mom Looking for Some Serious “Me Time?” Three Fabulous Ideas to Treat Yourself

“Me time” is something that’s incredibly hard to come by, regardless of whether you’ve been a mom for six months or six years. What used to be a sort of “no big deal” outing now requires painstaking preparation. Even something as simple as going to the movies requires you to align your schedules, mark your calendar and As such, you need to make the absolute most of the times that you do get to spend on your own. And don’t think of “me time” as neglecting the responsibilities of your child … [Read more...]

How To Get The Most From Your Summer Travel

The countdown has begun, and it’s almost time to pack your suitcases and head off on the holiday of a lifetime. No matter where you’re planning to go for your summer jaunt, there are always challenges to face, and the best way to overcome them is by doing a little preparation beforehand. Whether it’s your first time to your holiday destination or you're a repeat visitor that loves the locale, there are always new and unique experiences on offer that can be improved with a little planning and … [Read more...]

12 Ways to Prepare Your Home Before Your Newborn Arrives

You’ll want to ensure your home is ready for your little bundle of joy once he or she arrives in the world, so both of you can settle in with ease after childbirth. If you are unsure how or where to start, here are 12 ways to prepare your home before your newborn arrives. 1. Deep Clean Your Home Hygiene is important when caring for a baby. You must therefore deep clean your home prior to your daughter or son’s arrival. For example, ensure their nursery carpet is dirt and dust free with a … [Read more...]

How To Make Meal Prep Easier

Whether you are a busy parent that has children to feed, or you are so tied up with work and other commitments that you don’t have time to eat properly, you may find cooking nearly impossible. Trying to eat healthily sometimes doesn’t work well when you have little time to prepare anything. It can mean that you rely on foods that might not be as healthy as you wish them to be. However, there are some tips to help you plan and prepare your meals in advance. Planning The first thing you need to … [Read more...]

How To Get Beach Body Ready

Do you dream of having a beach body in time for summer? Perhaps you always try to get more toned and slim ready for your next vacation? Or perhaps you are looking to work towards a long-term fitness goal so that you can enjoy yourself and feel less self-conscious when you next hit the beach? If you are looking to get beach body ready, then you need to make sure that you shake up both your diet and exercise routine and get ready to work your ass off to get results. If you are dead serious about … [Read more...]

How to Spot Elder Abuse and Stop It

Watching an elderly relative’s health deteriorate is never easy; however, it can be utterly heartbreaking to believe they are the victim of elder abuse, which could be emotional, physical, or financial abuse. Sadly, one in ten people over the age of 60 experience abuse or exploitation. This abuse can be at the hands of family members, caregivers, or in their nursing home. If you believe a loved one is a victim of elder abuse, here is what you should do. Look for Signs of Financial … [Read more...]

A Step-By-Step Guide to Starting an At-Home Business

Starting an at-home business on the side is an excellent way to bring in an extra bit of money in, and also help set yourself up for retirement. You don’t want to work in an office your whole life, after all, and yet many people are facing the reality of outliving their savings. By having an at-home business that is even modestly successful, you can save yourself from ever experiencing that reality. Build up a successful business, however, and you could even quit your job and make your passion … [Read more...]

Anxiety and Stress Reduction through Writing Diaries or Journals

Most people are affected by stress and anxiety to an extent that their health deteriorates. However, some methods can be used to deal with the situation before it becomes a problem. These methods range from exercising to expressing the emotions through writing. According to research, those who write Cartas de amor to their partners and friends have a better chance of relieving any stress that is within them. On the other hand, writing diaries and journals has also been considered one of the best … [Read more...]

The Best Degrees (and Jobs) for Women Today

In a previous article, we talked about how women can secure the perfect job and advance in their career. Despite the many changes happening in the market, there are still significant gaps between men and women at work, especially in a corporate environment. Changes are still being made to correct the common issues, but it is time for women to take more control and be an active part of the change. One of the ways you can control your own future is by choosing a degree – and a career – that … [Read more...]

The 5 Most Common Accidents to Happen at Work

Business owners have to be on top of everything to ensure that their company runs to the best of its ability, but there is inevitably going to be times when something slips through the cracks. In many instances, this is in the area of health and safety and comes in a variety of forms, including accidents and injuries. With that in mind, it pays to know what the most common accidents at work are. It can help business owners to understand better the areas where accidents and injuries are more … [Read more...]

How to Get Over Changes In Your Relationship

The norms around romantic relationships have changed through the decades, and while there’s still some way to go in achieving a liberation from the constricting norms of tradition, there’s a general understanding that it isn’t essential to be stuck in a loveless marriage or long-term relationship and that you deserve better if this is the case - another shot at love. Whether you have been struggling in a declining relationship for years, or you’ve recently thought about calling time on a … [Read more...]

Four Tips For Embracing The Way You Look

One challenge to being a woman is that you’re always being judged on your appearance and the way you look. While it’s fun to get dressed up and show off your best features once in a while, it’s unlikely this is your main focus each day when you get up. You want to feel comfortable in your own skin on a daily basis and stop picking on yourself about what you don’t like. What you need are tips for embracing the way you look and getting to a better place mentally, physically and spiritually. … [Read more...]

6 Ways to Improve Your Mental Health

If you’re feeling down, then it can be very difficult to find the motivation to make those positive changes. The challenge is to find those smaller steps that will encourage you to progress into the more drastic changes to your life. Focusing on the smaller changes can actually boost your mental health far more than you may have thought, so if the idea of tackling your feelings of negativity already seems like too much, then perhaps it’s time to consider just how small those changes can be, and … [Read more...]

Five Ways To Secure The Perfect Job For You

Equal rights in the workplace have come far over recent decades, and quite rightly so! However, in some environments, it can still feel like it’s a man’s world out there and the chances of landing a job and progressing up the career ladder are limited in comparison. You have nothing to fear; reach for the stars and push your knowledge and skills to the limit. Here are five ways to secure your perfect job, whatever industry you are trying to break into. Get the skills It doesn’t matter … [Read more...]

6 Things Strong, Single And Independent Women Never Do

Being strong and independent doesn’t just mean you have your own apartment and you’re not depending on your parents. That’s not the point. It’s what you carry inside that matters. It’s the way you think and the way you act. You can be alone and proud of it. You don’t need anyone’s help and you don’t seek it. You know that you are more than capable of doing anything you wish and no one and nothing can stop you. Strong and independent women won’t seek approval in meaningless relationships … [Read more...]

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