My Important Advice For Single Parents

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Being a single parent is one of the most difficult jobs in the world. It’s hard enough looking after a family with a spouse, let alone on your own. So, I thought it was about time I provided all you single parents with some of my … [Continue reading]

Start Weatherproofing Your Home Today With This Helpful Checklist

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No matter what time of the year it is, weatherproofing your home should always be a top priority. Many homeowners take their homes for granted. Which can often mean many maintenance checks are overlooked or forgotten about. Whether you experience, … [Continue reading]

Two Things That Will Ruin Your Marriage (And It’s Not What You Think)

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Image source When we think about reasons for splitting up, we tend to think about betrayal and infidelity. However, the following two habits will lead you straight to the divorce courts.   Negativity   It’s easy to fall … [Continue reading]

Gear Buyer’s Guide: Round Out Your Collection with Unusual Instruments

If you’re like most musicians with an interest in gear, you probably have what adds up to a metric ton of the stuff. Most musicians stick with one or two instruments when building a collection though. While that’s great if you’re trying to … [Continue reading]

My Knight in Shining Diaper or How My Baby Saved My Life

Heroes come in all shapes and sizes. Mine is 71 cms. tall and 8.3 kilos heavy. Instead of a flashy cape, he wears a drool-drenched bib with cute prints. My hero is none other than my 5-month old baby boy. Before he came into my life, I was a … [Continue reading]

Exploring and Understanding the Power of Music

Even if the majority of us cannot sit down and write out a scientific explanation of why, every single one of us understands that music affects us. When people are driving in their vehicle, working, or exercising at the gym, a change in music can … [Continue reading]

Remembering Lost Family Members With Cremation

If you have ever lost a family member, then you know that it can sometimes be difficult to have the money together for a funeral that the person deserves. There are some who make arrangements before they pass away, but if the death is unexpected, … [Continue reading]

Crying Over Spilt Breast Milk

And so, it happened.  It's any breastfeeding or pumping mom's worst nightmare.  I spilled a good ounce of expressed breast milk all over my office desk.  I clumsily tipped over the bottle of milk, and spilled all that liquid gold on my table.  As … [Continue reading]

Valentine’s Day Around the World- and What This Day Means to Me

Truth be told, I have always been the proverbial Scrooge of Valentine's Day. I even remember making it a habit to wear black on this day- mainly just to screw things up for everyone else. But this year, I'm happy to announce that things are going to … [Continue reading]

Finding the Perfect Post-Partum Dress

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Having a baby is not without its challenges. Other than the expected sleepless nights and rushed bathroom breaks, what poses as a hurdle to us (or at least some of us!) puerperal women is trying to get back into pre-pregnancy shape. While the … [Continue reading]