We’ve all heard it before: women become moms when they get pregnant and men become fathers when they hold their baby for the first time. With this mentality, it can be hard for soon-to-be fathers to really get into the baby prep spirit in the same way that mothers do. ...

If you live in an area that has long, cold, hard winter weather, you’ve likely seen what a bad winter can do to your way of life. From freezing, icy roads to power outages and more, snow and ice can cause a major amount of damage to your property as well as your safety. And in situations like this, having a warm house to come home to can make all that driving snow and bitter temperatures feel bearable. ...

With how dependent most people have become on electricity in their homes, it can be hard to manage when the power goes out. However, knowing how to remedy small electrical woes yourself can save you time and money. Included here are a few DIY electrical home repairs to make yourself, and a few instances where you should call in the professionals. ...

Though a lot of time and effort is spent by government officials to reduce the amount of crime, there has always been a significant amount of both property and violent crimes. In fact, about one in ten households in the United States are victimized by some form of property crime in any given year. Property crimes such as burglary, motor vehicle theft and vandalism can happen anywhere, but many of these crimes can happen at home. While there are many ways to reduce the likelihood...

Whether you’ve decided to get a dog, cat or any other type of animal, great care should always be taken when introducing a new pet to your family and the home. This is especially the case if you already have established pets in the house. All the family must be prepared for the new arrival and know how to behave to make sure that the transition is as gentle and successful as possible. ...

Placing plants in your bathroom is an excellent way of breathing life into the space – as long as you find the right ones. It might seem like plants wouldn’t thrive in a bathroom, but some varieties would like nothing better than to find themselves there. Here’s what you should be thinking about when you want plants in the bathroom. ...

As a parent, you know all too well how busy and stressful it is. So, when you have some me-time, here are some ideas for how you could spend it. Catch Up on Sleep No, it’s not the most exciting option in the world. But when you’re a parent (especially one with a new baby), sleep is something you come to value much more than you did before. You’ll find that when you’re free of the kids for a while, the appeal of sleep is very big indeed. It’s a rare occasion when you...

Are you a dad wishing you had a place of your own within your home where you could go to relax after a tiring day in the office? A man cave provides the perfect escape you are looking for, where you can indulge in your favourite hobbies, be it watching TV, playing video games, or tinkering with DIY projects. It is also a place where you can entertain your fellow male friends while watching sports over a few beers. Creating the perfect man cave need not be very difficult, nor does...

When you have young children, you get used to being home a lot more than you used to when you were young free and single. In the early days of parenthood, once you’ve got the little rascals into bed, you and your partner probably end up slumped on the sofa and counting down the minutes until it’s a respectable time for you to also go to bed. However, as the kids get into a routine (and you get better at handling life on less sleep) you’ll find night after night in front...

If you feel like you are not making any important progress in your current career chances are that you will start thinking about making a career change. If this thought has crossed your mind, you need to use these 10 questions to evaluate whether or not it is the right time for a career change. Once you’ve made the decision, get online to look for job vacancies that will make you happy! ...

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