29 Jul 2017

‘The Spouse House’ Episode 3: Mock-Matrimony

Disclaimer: For those who don’t know Ashley is a contestant on TLC’s Spouse House. I personally do not know the show’s outcome or any secrets or spoilers, I’m simply watching along with all of you and providing an episode re-cap and some personal opinion. Be sure to watch Spouse House on TLC, Sundays at 10/9pm…

28 Jul 2017

Adopting a ‘Problem Child’: A Journey of Patience and Love

Adoption can be a huge life event for children and parents both. Often, children entering into adoptive relationships from broken homes or the foster care system have behavioral issues, and these may range from mild to severe. They may resolve quickly once the adopted child is placed in a stable, loving environment, or the child…

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25 Jul 2017

Dating: 5 Things You Should Avoid

Dating is a fun way to get to know someone in a different setting. Meeting up privately allows each person to talk freely and be themselves. Dating also allow people to help decide if they wish to form a relationship with the person or walk away and let it go. Whether you’re on your first…

26 Dec 2015

MiFlight: Avoid Airport Aggravation!

How long is the airport security line? Every flyer wants to know. The answer is here. And we're all part of the solution.




23 Jul 2017

The First Impression: Is It Fact or Folly?

We’ve all heard the dueling expressions ‘It’s important to make a good first impression’ and ‘Don’t judge a book by its cover’.  And, as with so many things in life, they are in direct opposition to one another.  Is a first impression really that important?  Do we follow our gut, or do we extend the…

20 Jul 2017

A Golden Retriever Gave Birth to a Green Puppy

GREEN PUPPY ALERT!! Rio, a 3-year-old Golden Retriever,  gave birth to a litter of nine puppies, but one of them stood out from the rest… because it was green. Green! Scottish Highlands native and owner Louise Sutherland was assisting in the delivery when she noticed one of the puppies was green. In an interview with  The…

20 Jul 2017

Chester Bennington’s Suicide: A Reminder of The Importance of Mental Health

My heart broke a little when I heard Chester Bennington of Linkin Park died. After all, Linkin Park was huge to me in my teenage years. Then my heart broke wide open when I learned it was a suicide. Chester’s suicide is another reminder of the importance of mental health and the horrors of addiction.…

20 Jul 2017

10 Things Not To Do If A Loved One Is Facing Criminal Charges

When a loved one makes a mistake, it’s natural to want to help. But you may not know what to do. Here are ten things you should never do when your loved one makes a mistake: Try to explain to the police via GIPHY Trying to explain your loved one’s behavior to the police isn’t…