Jobs Around the House: DIY or Hire a Professional?

When you start renovating your home, you’ll probably want to cut costs wherever you feel it’s possible. So, sometimes you’ll want to do some of the home improvements yourself. When it comes to putting up curtain rails or adding a fresh lick of paint to a wall, you’ll be able to do so with no issues at all. However, what about when it gets more complex? Do you still persevere and try to do it yourself, or do you hire a professional contractor? It’s a tough choice. Hiring a contractor can be … [Read more...]

Writing a Mission Statement for Nonprofit That Stands Out

Nonprofits have helped women find their place in society, but their work is never done. It is imperative that nonprofits continue to do all that good work and raise awareness about the most important and crucial issues. In order to be able to do that, every nonprofit needs to have a clear and well thought out mission statement. Its goal is to explain why your nonprofit organization exists in the first place. This is important, because if nobody knows about the mission, nobody is going to … [Read more...]

Older Plumbing Obstacles & Solutions

If you are reading this article, then you most likely have an older house that might be unlucky enough to spring a leak in the near future. There is nothing more disheartening to either wake up or come home to an indoor swimming pool you have not paid for or wanted. Even without a major problem, water leaks cost money; According to the EPA, correcting a leaky faucet or other appliances in the home it can save homeowners about 10 percent on their water bills. Research, Research, and … [Read more...]

Top 3 Tips for Designing a Gorgeous Home

Are you in the process of building a new home? Or are you thinking about redesigning your current home? Coming up with the best design choices isn’t always easy, but when you have the experts on your side you can trust their judgment and take advantage of some of their amazing tips. With that in mind, we’ll now share some of today’s top design tips with you right now. If you follow this advice, you’ll be able to design and decorate your home and make it gorgeous in no time at all. 1. … [Read more...]

Taking the Stress Out of Moving

Moving can be a very stressful event for all involved. Packing up your entire life and moving to a different location can interrupt your everyday life in a big way. While there will always be stress during a move, there are some ways that you can limit the feeling of being stressed out. Today, we are going to learn some ways to cope with stress so that your next move will be much easier. Hiring the Right Moving Company A great way to feel less stressed during your move is to get some … [Read more...]

The Rise of Women Drivers

It has been noted that many women are choosing to learn how to drive over relationships. Jean-Baptiste Limare, Head of Car Access at Admiral.com, said “young drivers are so determined to stay on the road they are willing to sacrifice fashion, fun and festivals in order to keep up with the costs. In fact, it’s even ‘road over romance’ for more than half of young female drivers”. Admiral also revealed to The Telegraph that, on average, women were better drivers. So why is it that, … [Read more...]

UN Women Executive Director visits Ukraine

During her first official visit to Ukraine, from 8-10 June, UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka is meeting with government officials, parliamentarians, donors, women's groups, internally displaced women and other women facing multiple forms of discrimination. Her visit comes at a crucial time for Ukraine when the country addresses the effects of the on-going armed conflict and implementing an ambitious national reform agenda. At her meetings, the Executive Director is highlighting … [Read more...]

Safety Tips For Living Alone

There comes a time when you find yourself living alone. You may not have chosen it that way, but it happened, and now you wish to feel safe in your own home. Although it’s nice living alone for many reasons, you should always be alert because incidences happen and safety must be a priority; therefore, see safety tips for living alone and keeping safe on your own. Lock the Doors It sounds silly, but it’s easy to forget when you’re busy. When you enter your home, always lock the doors and … [Read more...]

3 Secrets to Thriving as a Single Senior

An increasing number of senior women are choosing to live alone after a divorce or death of a spouse instead of moving to a senior community or co-habitating. Many women are realizing that they don't need to be in a romantic relationship to be happy and that they are fully capable of thriving as they live alone. Even if you are healthy and independent, though, there are a few strategies you can employ to help make the most of spending your golden years solo. Adapt Your Living Space If … [Read more...]

Easy Ways to Add Luxury to Your Home

While we all need to feel special sometimes, it can be difficult when you’re coming home after a hard day to mess, clutter, boring décor, and old accessories. Adding a little luxury to your home can be a great way to help you relax and feel great. When you think glamour and luxury, one of the first things that come to mind might be the expense. But, by adding a few small touches you can add luxury to every room without breaking the bank. Here is a look at how you can do this. Bathroom The … [Read more...]

5 Things Every Injury Victim Should Know

You probably wouldn’t think that slipping and falling on a patch of ice could lead to a serious injury until you personally experience it. Women, in particular, can be quick to shrug off an injury or assume that it’s nothing serious because they don’t want to be left unable to care for themselves. Sometimes injuries heal completely within a few months, but others may cause you medical issues for the remainder of your life. If you have sustained an injury because another party was negligent or … [Read more...]

How To Get Fit For Your Wedding

Are you hoping to be in shape and toned when you walk down the aisle? Here are some tips that will come in handy: Map it out Take five minutes each morning to set your daily eating goals. Map out what you hope to accomplish and make sure that you stick to it. However, if something happens to mess up your well-laid plans, you should not be too hard on yourself. Remember what you are grateful for and try to make up for it next time. If you lose enough weight, you can order a custom … [Read more...]

Hurdles Women Face in their Quest for Professional Success

Do women find it more difficult than men to achieve professional success? Let’s see now. Women are better qualified! More than 50% of the students entering college in western countries are women. According to the results of a study conducted by the Institute for Women’s Policy Research, around 36% of millennial women of ages 25 to 34 have a bachelor’s degree or higher qualifications as compared to men. But, do higher qualifications translate into better professional success and equal … [Read more...]

Why You Don’t Always Have to Take Your Children on Vacation

Family vacations are important. It is an opportunity to spend some quality time together, reconnecting and enjoying downtime as a family. Most families take at least one vacation a year, typically in the school holidays, but not always. However, what you need to remember as a parent is that it’s OK to take a vacation without your children. Parental Guilt Guilt is a parent’s best friend. We feel guilty about working while someone else takes care of our children. We feel guilty for not … [Read more...]

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