The enduring nature of love

Love Endures and we remember this idea during this month of February, when Valentine's Day is celebrated. Today, people buy cards and send electronic greetings to their loved ones. But long ago, people expressed their love through mail or letters delivered on horseback, telephones, the Internet and mass media were not used to transmit the message from the heart of one lover to another. I adore...

Can my ex love me back? 3 things to consider if you want your ex to love you back!

Your ex has told you that he no longer loves you, or has told you that he is over you (or wants to get over you). In essence, your ex has made the message clear that she really just wants to move on. But the problem is that you can't move on and you wonder if your ex will be able to love you again! Here's what to consider if you want your ex to love you back: Love is a feeling, and feelings are...

I want to buy my spouse a gift to show I’m sorry for cheating. What is the best?

Sometimes I hear from spouses who want to offer some kind of gift to indicate how sorry they are for cheating or having an affair. And yet, everything they consider seems wrong to them. They want to get the perfect item that will show their sincerity moving forward. But they are not sure what is appropriate. I've heard of a husband who said, "I cheated on my wife and she found out. Honestly, I...

The 33 Most Important Teddy Bear Facts You Probably Never Knew!

The cute and cuddly teddy bear is over a hundred years old. In fact, it predates even the First World War and its origins can be traced back to one of the greatest presidents of the USA. While, in its more than one hundred years of history, the humble stuffed animal has conquered the world from Europe to America, Japan and vice versa. And even though our once simpler lives are now being choked...

Licorice, anise and fennel: the benefits and how they can be exchanged

Although there is some similarity in flavor and aroma between licorice, anise and fennel, these last two do not belong to the same family. However, anise and fennel are related to each other. They are members of the carrot family (Umbelliferae). If you have ever looked at licorice, you will notice that there is red licorice and black licorice. Chances are good, the red is made with anise. Many...

Buying Life Insurance: A Shopping Checklist

When shopping for term life insurance, you want to find the right amount of insurance coverage at a reasonable price from a company you can trust. But for many people, getting started is the hardest part. That's where the following Life Insurance Checklist can help. 1. What would you like your policy to accomplish? Ask yourself what you want your life insurance to do. For example, do you want to...

Lice – Natural Treatment Methods

"Head lice" is a term that strikes fear into the hearts of parents of school-age children everywhere. "What do I do now?" is the first thought of him. Take heart. Although head and pubic lice are now resistant to the common chemicals that have been used to kill them in the past, there are new alternative treatments that will rid your child of this pesky pest. The most common alternative treatment...

Early family involvement will ease the burden on the caregiver

A growing number of adults are becoming the primary caregiver for their spouse. The caregiver burden does not necessarily fall on the younger of the two, or even on the presumably healthier partner. Sudden illnesses and accidents can wreak havoc on a home. In our home, my husband and I keep each other well informed about household matters. Early family involvement in this way was helpful when I...

Newborn Baby Checklist: A Complete Checklist of Newborn Needs for the New Mom

The long-awaited day is almost here! Soon you will have a beautiful baby in your arms and you want everything to be perfect! Bringing home a newborn baby, especially your first, can be daunting. Such big changes and unknowns can cause stress for a new mom. "De-stress" your preparation with this checklist for newborn babies. It will help you have the confidence of knowing you are prepared! The...

Uninvited BBQ Guests Wreak Havoc

It was one of the most pleasant Sunday afternoons in the Kingdom in months. There was a subtle breeze that made the sun more pleasant for retirees and children. Residents gathered for the annual Rabbit Round-Up BBQ at the Kingdom Fairgrounds. Delber Tardiff, a longtime resident and retired plumber, spoke candidly about the barbecue to the media. "The Rabbit Round-Up BBQ has been an annual event...