Entries by savhems

6 Steps to Take Before Trying a Zero Waste Lifestyle

We have a problem, and it’s a problem with trash.  On average, people in the U.S. produce about 4.5 pounds of trash per person per day. Given the seven billion people on the planet, that’s simply too much. Our planet… 0 Shares |

The Benefits of Play in Childhood Development

Playdates. Music class for babies. Story hour at the library. Toddler yoga. Kid-friendly hiking group. Babies at the barre. Mommy and me classes. Tuesday $2 kid movies at the cinema. Family dinners and grandma’s house on the weekend. Given the… 0 Shares |

Does Riding a Motorcycle Improve Your Health

Riding a motorcycle is an amazing experience – you can tear down the road with the wind in your hair and instead of being wrapped up in a steel cage, you are able to feel every nuance of the road… 0 Shares |

Eco-Friendly Home Upgrades That Improve Your Health

Did you know that removing your shoes when you come inside not only helps keep your floors and carpet cleaner, but it’s also good for your health? The dirt you track in may contain harmful substances, such as vehicle exhaust… 0 Shares |

Healthy Habits to Pick up in 2016

The holiday season ushers in some of the happiest and carefree times of the year. With that, of course, comes the indulgences: cookies, eggnog, holiday party hors d’oeuvres. By the time the New Year rolls around, we’re all ready to… 0 Shares |

The Best Alternative Heating Methods for Your Home

With winter fast approaching, most homeowners are once again thinking about heating their homes for the season. If you live in a region with long, cold winters, the costs of heating your home for four to six months of the… 0 Shares |

Energy-Efficient Home Upgrades for Winter

As winter looms with its steadily dropping temperatures, homes around the world brace for something that’s imminent for many: high heating and utility bills. It’s impossible to simply stop harsh winter weather from coming – short of moving to a… 0 Shares |

10 Cheap and Natural Ways to Cure Insomnia

If you’ve been sleep deprived recently, you know just how bad that feels. One night of sleep deprivation is survivable. But once it starts to pile up, you start wondering if you’ll survive. Sleep insomnia is a serious problem, but… 0 Shares |

10 Tips for Navigating Life With Food Allergies

If you’re the parent of a child with food allergies, life can be a little scary once you leave the house. Out in the world, it’s much harder to control the foods that come across your child’s path, and it’s… 0 Shares |

How to Tell If Your Diamonds Are Naturally Sourced or Fake

Frances Gerety introduced the phrase “A Diamond Is Forever” in 1947. She was working on an advertising campaign for De Beers and, at the time, no one was too impressed by the words. Just a few years later, in 1953,… 0 Shares |