We have a great post today for families seeking professional help. Let me introduce you to Lauren Seaber. She is a Casting Producer at High Noon Entertainment which produces shows such as HGTV's Fixer Upper, Good Bones (I absolutely adore #TwoChicksAndAHammer) and TLC's Cake Boss. Lauren and her team are currently looking for families to feature in a new project we're doing … [Read more...] about Cognition Builders Seeking Families to Feature in a New Project
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Our Blog category is a general compilation of articles, tips, and advice that does not fit under another category. You will also find tidbits of humor and glimpses into the personal life of this crazy family and the shenanigans that my boys get up to!
When I was a young girl growing up in rural Pennsylvania, I honestly did not see much in the way of a future for myself other than being a housewife if I stayed there. I didn't want to live my life in the same place from birth to death. I wanted to travel the world, experience everything that I could, meet new people. My mom, step-dad, and grandparents all supported my … [Read more...] about Why Parents Should Help Kids Focus on Turning Their Dreams Into Reality
Winter now seems like a distant memory as we start to move into the spring and summer months. A chance to embrace those spring fashion trends, enjoy a glass of wine in the summer breeze and just embrace the outdoors a little more. However, as the temperature starts to rise, so can our tempers and irritations. We can start to feel agitated by the heat our mood can begin to … [Read more...] about It’s About to Get Hot: How You Can Keep Your Cool
For people who live paycheck to paycheck, the chance of a serious financial problem wreaking havoc on their lives is high. Families who haven’t prepared for the worst may be the ones who are most impacted by a sudden costly expense or change in life. A big change in life could make your financial goals much harder to reach, so it’s best to take steps now to prepare for the … [Read more...] about 5 Financial Situations Your Family Should Prepare For
We only ever get one body, and to live a long and happy life it’s crucial that we take care of it. As humans we’re prone to all kinds of diseases and illnesses, and while some are unavoidable - many we can actually prevent by looking after ourselves in the right way. When you’re young and feel healthy it can be difficult to imagine life any other way, but we all need to be … [Read more...] about What Does It Take to Live a Long and Healthy Life?
Has a friend or close relative just had a new baby? That’s excellent news; I bet you are so happy for them! Now you just need to think of a great present that you can gift to the little one. You might be a bit stuck when it comes to present ideas, especially if you don’t have any of your own children. After all, what exactly does a newborn baby and their mom want?! Well, … [Read more...] about The Baby Gifts New Moms Actually Want To Receive
Buying a home is a huge investment that requires a lot of planning, deep thought, and many different considerations. One of the best ways to prepare yourself is to ask yourself a couple of all-important questions. In this article, we’re going to explain those questions you need to ask yourself and why they’re so crucial to your long-term plan. How much deposit do I … [Read more...] about Questions to Ask Before You Invest in Your First Home
Injuries can strike at the most unexpected of times, and when they happen in the workplace, it can be even more devastating. No matter what the circumstances of your injury, what’s most important is what you do next. You’re probably going to have to take time off work in order to recover, which can be difficult for many people who like to work and keep busy. Then there are the … [Read more...] about Taking Time Off Work Because of Injury: How To Cope
If you have a lack of hobbies, you will usually notice this empty space that needs filling and will often make you feel a little hollow. Work is a wonderful thing to bury yourself in, as is family, and the two can absolutely make for a satisfying life. However, a hobby that you practice for fun and fascination can greatly color your life in a myriad of wonderful ways. But why … [Read more...] about The Best Hobbies That Can Teach You Patience & Goodwill