Hey, moms, do you have signs of bleeding gums? Know that with pregnancy it’s not uncommon, although it can be unsettling, to have your gums bleed when you brush your teeth. It’s due to hormonal changes that trigger increased blood flow to your mouth. Just continue to brush gently and floss normally as dental hygiene is important during pregnancy. If you experience pain in your … [Read more...] about Bleeding Gums While Pregnant?
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If only there were more time in the day...we’ve all wished it. Here’s an idea to help you find some: keep a time journal. Do it for just one or two weeks to get an idea of how you’re spending your days. You might be surprised to see where your time’s going. Social media maybe? There are plenty of time journal apps out there, but pen and paper work great too. Now, what to do … [Read more...] about Try Keeping a Time Journal
Vinegar is a powerful, natural way to repel ants from your home. You can spray equal parts vinegar and water directly on ants to kill them and then along their trail to stop other ants from following the path. Spray along baseboards or other areas you think they’re coming into your home so outside ants can’t find the scent trail. You’ll need to repeat every few days until … [Read more...] about Vinegar to the Rescue
Lampshades collect dust and it’s not pretty. And unfortunately you can’t just brush it off. But here’s what you can do. Run a lint roller over the shade and the dust comes right off. Finally, dust free lighting in the living room. Might be worth keeping an extra lint roller with your cleaning supplies! … [Read more...] about Trick of the Trade
A recent study showed that fewer toys make for healthier, more engaged playtime for toddlers. Too many toys seem to create a distraction. The study observed toddlers between 18 and 30 months in free-play sessions with either 4 or 16 toys. Toddlers with fewer toys played with them in more varied ways for longer periods of time. So while you don’t need to throw out all your kids’ … [Read more...] about Less Is Best