Providing so much comfort, bean bags have become an essential room accessory of today. But have you ever wondered why they don’t put beans in bean bag chairs? That’s because bean bag chairs have evolved too! Since it’s all about making bean bag chairs more appealing, more convenient, and now, more environmentally benign, these comfortable couches are filled with synthetic and natural materials, making them more lightweight than ever before. Common Fillings of Bean Bag Chairs What makes a bean bag chair different from other chairs is the … [Read more...] about Stuffing Sense: Why There Are No Beans in Bean Bag Chairs
Raising teenagers is never an easy task, especially when two of them are sons! We delve into what you need to know when raising those teenagers right here.
First Check® knows you want to trust your teenager. But there are times when you might begin to fear the worst, that your child is using drugs or alcohol. Some of the signs that you might begin to see are an unexplained drop in grades; isolating themselves from the rest of the family; not being truthful about where they are going and who they are with; being late for curfew; a sudden change in peer groups or close friends; drawing pot leaves, drugs or other drug symbols; becoming defiant with parents and authority figures; red, watery … [Read more...] about Review: First Check® Home Drug Testing Kit
Teenagers have a lot to deal with: expectations of parents, school work and social lives, both real and virtual. These pressures can affect both their body and mind and cause mood swings that parents may worry about. Parents can have a difficult time navigating their growing teen’s emotions, and a natural -- and common -- question is whether these emotions are affected by hormones or, perhaps, depression. No parents wants their son or daughter to face depression alone, so it is important to understand the difference between the natural … [Read more...] about Moody Teens – Hormones Running Wild or Is It Depression?
Did you ever wish that you could keep your kids under the age of 8 for like, EVER, just so you could avoid having "the talk" with them? It wasn't so bad with my daughter, I just told her the same thing that my mother told me and what I had learned from my own personal experiences. Talking about sex with my two sons though? Completely out of my element. I knew absolutely nothing about what it was like for boys to go through puberty. I have a brother that I grew up with, but seriously knew nothing about what boys dealt with. Oh sure, I knew the … [Read more...] about Talking About Sex with Your Kids #MoreInfoLessWeird
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As the mom of teenagers, this is a topic I've had to deal with already even though I wasn't all that keen on it to be honest. Much as they hated it, I sat down with the boys and had a frank discussion about this with them and thought I would share some pointers with you as well! When you have unprotected sex, regardless of whether it was intentional or not, you may want to act fast to prevent yourself from falling pregnant. Whether you’ve forgotten to use protection, you used it incorrectly or it’s failed to work, help is at hand. To … [Read more...] about Emergency Contraception Explained
We are heading full speed ahead into prom season - and some of you may have already had your senior prom. Here at Life in a House, we're big on educating, informing, and keeping our kids safe so they can grow up to be amazing adults with bills and a mortgage just like mom and dad! Seriously though, I'm reaching out to my readers about an upcoming article - possibly a series of articles - where I want to share YOUR stories so that we can hopefully work together to save the lives of our young adults and keep a senseless and avoidable … [Read more...] about Prom Season – Are You Going to Be a Statistic?
Have you ever asked yourself, “are you doing too much for your child?” Mostly, mommies don’t; but it’s important to admit that we don’t have to solve all of their problems. No wonder it’s not easy to avoid their well-being but it might not be that crucial all the time - we need to let our children do mistakes and learn their lessons. Parents can never teach kids from their own experiences alone. Yes, keeping an eye is very important and you could do this very well with parental controls for smartphones. So you could avoid being a helipad parent … [Read more...] about Avoid Being a Helipad Mommy