Science now supports having pets at home

Most pet owners tell of the personal joy, satisfaction and amusement they get from a dog, cat or other critter that lives in the house. Whether showing affection, performing...

French school banned cell phones

It has been four years since La Gautrais Middle School, located in Plouasne, France banned the use of all cell phones. It seems like this might result in many...

The pros and cons of letting your dogs sleep in bed with you

Full disclosure: I allow both of my dogs to sleep with me every night. One is a 107-pound Black Lab/German Shepherd named Gus, and the other is a 65-pound...

Senior dogs: common behavior changes

Most people understand they will have to deal with a few behavior problems while raising a puppy. However, not as many people realize that senior-aged dogs can present similar...

Want to know when to prune? This will answer all of your questions!

When you want to know when is the best time to prune, you need answers that fit your particular plants' needs. Keep in mind that pruning plants is a...

Mindful garden watering: balancing water use and conservation

Water consumption has become an issue in many places, so taking care of a garden can become an issue when restrictions are put in place by local authorities. It...

Making the best decisions when it comes to television and screen time for kids

Parenting is hard. With so much access to different forms of technology today, it's pretty easy to set up your child in front of the television set when you...

5 tips for surviving a teen with an attitude

As older children grow into teenagers, they will experience changes that can be difficult to understand and manage. When combined with raging hormones and the dynamics of high school,...

Why you want to do mattress flipping

Getting a good night’s sleep is one of the best ways to live a happy life, but a bad mattress can stop that from happening. Mattress life where comfort...

When should I water my plants in the summer?

It’s important to make sure that your outdoor plants get the water they need to thrive in the sun. Some homeowners opt to water their plants early in the...