Photography Tip: How to Shoot Jump Shots

Any bona fide camera-whore would tell you that no photography buff would pass up an opportunity to take a perfect jump shot. No, I’m not talking about shooting hoops with a ball here. I’m referring to pictures of people, kids most especially, jumping … [Continue reading]

When Parents Get Angry

A watched pot never boils, but when it does, handle it carefully, lest it spills over and scalds your arm.  An irate mom can be just as hazardous when she tends to helplessly boil over after her kids do something to get on her nerves.  No matter … [Continue reading]

Why men love librarians

Pardon me if I’m alluding to the old stereotype of the bespectacled librarian with her hair in a tight bun. I’m simply using it as a personification of someone which men would find absolutely sexy. More than a scantily clad model in a Playboy … [Continue reading]

Top 5 ways to be happier

Are you the type who sees the glass as half empty or half full?  With all the trials we go through in life, day in day out, it almost comes as no surprise to find most of us turning into pathetic pessimists.  Inspite of all the hardships life … [Continue reading]

The importance of quiet time for kids

I can’t blame you if you sometimes think that they might have been dumped here by aliens from a distant planet.  Kids are so hyper that it often baffles us as to where they get all their energy from.  They seem like overcharged machines which never … [Continue reading]

The three P’s of a lunar eclipse

What is it with me and astronomic phenomena? Ever since I can remember, I keep missing these close encounters of the lunar kind.  I didn’t get to catch the lunar eclipse the other night.  Now, I have to be content with viewing other people’s pictures … [Continue reading]

Tips on Giving a Man Flowers

It’s almost Father’s Day, and if you’re still struggling for a gift for the most special man in your life, then right here’s where your dilemma ends.  Although the idea seems slightly irreverent at first, if you give it some thought, it’s quite … [Continue reading]

Top 5 things you wish you could tell your mother-in-law

Sure, she only has the best intentions in mind when she comes over almost everyday and unmindfully moves things around the house.  But sometimes this habit tends to be an irritating pain in the arse, and you're left helplessly sitting in a corner, … [Continue reading]

Dealing with negative emotions

I have a confession to make.  I sometimes tend to be a negative person.  Negative, not in terms of polarity, but in attitude.  I am so inclined to make mountains out of molehills.  What makes me feel worse is the fact that this negativity rubs off on … [Continue reading]

The Dangers of Third-Hand Smoke

We’ve all heard about second-hand smoke, but I guess, not really a lot of people are aware of third-hand smoke. Hmmm, sometimes makes you think that there should be a “second-aid kit” as a natural progression from first aid…Anyways… So, what is … [Continue reading]