Having a family is a great source of strength and support. Unfortunately, though, it’s also a significant source of stress. Managing day-to-day domestic responsibilities, along with juggling our kids’ activities and obligations, can cause even the calmest among us to break down every once in a while. Stress does more than cause us emotional pain and strain our relationships with our loved ones — it also causes clear physical symptoms that can only make matters worse. For example, if we allow stress to interrupt our sleep patterns, our patience can become even shorter. With less patience, it can become even easier to stress about something — and the process repeats itself. Stress won’t just go away on its own. It’s a condition that you need to treat as seriously as you would any other type of illness before the symptoms become worse.
Traveling with children is a bitter-sweet experience. While enjoying the amusement of the world as a family, we are too amazed by how unpredictable our children can be. Allergy, bruises and cuts, diarrhea, or fever can happen any time. To rub salt further, such unpredictability pops up in places where the nearest medical aid is a far distance away. With limited resources on hand, how can we treat these ailments with wit? Otherwise, is there any light-weight preparation we can bring along that answers the majority of ailments during these occasions? This infographic sums up many and is bookmark-worthy for your next travel adventure.
After keeping a close watch on this year’s fashion weeks as well as the current trends that have taken over such platforms like Instagram and beauty blogs, the verdict is in – the no-makeup look is the reigning look of the season. Who knows whether the trend was set by fashion designers or inspirational figures like Alicia Keys, but we’re definitely glad it’s here, alive and in minimum to no coverage.
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Guest post written by Emmanuel Lao
Recently, my daughter got creative and decided to start her own homemade skin care line. So, she raided the various cabinets and drawers in the bathroom and, quite literally, dumped the contents of each bottle and tube into the kitchen sink. She stirred it all up with a wooden spoon and began bottling the mixture before I came upon her.