First Hot Rod? 4 Steps to Properly Love & Care for Your Old Classic

Contributed by Hannah Whittenly

Getting your first hot rod or classic car is one of the most exciting things you’ll ever do. If you want that excitement to last on through the years, though, you’ll need to take great care of your car. Fortunately, if you know what you’re doing, classic car care isn’t quite as difficult as you may think. Here are four of the top steps you need to take to keep your first hot rod looking and functioning at its best.
Continue reading “First Hot Rod? 4 Steps to Properly Love & Care for Your Old Classic”

Care for Grandma: How to Watch over Your Aging Grandparent

Contributed by Meghan Belnap

The bond between a grandparent and their grandchildren can be very special. As your grandparents start to advance in age, you can feel the need to protect them. There are plenty of things to keep in mind as well as options to consider. Here are four tips for how to watch over your aging grandparent.
Continue reading “Care for Grandma: How to Watch over Your Aging Grandparent”

Everything You Need to Know about Caring For Your Diamond Engagement Ring


Everyone knows that diamonds are the most durable substance on Earth. That goes for that precious diamond you proudly boast on your finger as well. But even though nothing can scratch a diamond but another diamond, the rest of your ring is not as durable. The metallic base of the ring could easily get scratched or discolored if you use certain chemicals around it. The prong holding the ring might also get loose and you might lose the precious gemstone for good.
Continue reading “Everything You Need to Know about Caring For Your Diamond Engagement Ring”

Taking Care of Elderly Parents: 5 Ways You Can Improve Mom and Dad’s Life at Home

Contributed by Lizzie Weakley

image source

According to a major survey by the AARP, 87% of seniors want to remain in their home and neighborhood as they age rather than moving into an assisted living or senior living community. There are many ways you can help your parents age at home while maintaining safety and quality of life. Here are five ways you can make their day-to-day life easier, safer, and happier.

Remind Them They’re Needed

Everyone wants to feel needed and useful. Many seniors have a great fear of becoming a burden to loved ones, and this fear may be realized when they can no longer care for themselves completely and need help from their children. You can improve your parents’ mental health and reinforce that they are still needed by asking for help with tasks that match their abilities. For example, ask for help cooking dinner or folding laundry. This will help your parents feel that they are still contributing to the family.
Continue reading “Taking Care of Elderly Parents: 5 Ways You Can Improve Mom and Dad’s Life at Home”

5 Ways to Support a Disabled Loved One in Your Home

 

Disabilities aren’t always life-long. A person can become disabled over the course of their lifetime, whether it is due to an accident, a degenerative condition, or a variety of other causes. When you step in as a family caregiver, you have to adapt your own life and home to help support your disabled loved one. Doing so can be difficult and confusing at first, so let’s look at five different ways you can support your disabled loved one in your home environment.

Continue reading “5 Ways to Support a Disabled Loved One in Your Home”

Caring For Your Skin: How To Keep It Looking Young And Smooth

Keeping your skin healthy is important as it decreases the number of wrinkles and gives a smooth complexion. If you have bad habits that you need to break, there are a few tips that you can follow to get smooth skin in no time. Sometimes, you might have to seek professional help if remedies you try don’t work. Here are just a few tips to help you get started.

Vitamins

An easy way that you can get healthier skin is to increase the vitamins that are introduced to the body. Vitamin C is one that you want to focus on as it helps to form collagen. Citrus fruits and green vegetables have high amounts of the vitamins that you need for healthy skin.
Continue reading “Caring For Your Skin: How To Keep It Looking Young And Smooth”

How to Bring Your Hair Back to Life After Winter

Thankfully, winter is slowly coming to an end. However, your hair is still feeling the winter effects. Between the dry air and the cold air, your hair likely lacks moisture and experiencing split ends and breakage. Have no fear, though, because here are some great ways you can bring your winter hair back to life.
Continue reading “How to Bring Your Hair Back to Life After Winter”