Americans spend more than 7 billion dollars each year on gifts. And many gifts are never used by the recipient. Instead,
it sits in storage for years and may end up in a garage sale or it may be re-gifted and sent to someone else. When a person receives a gift, it is expected that the gift is something that the receiver wants, and that it will bring many years of pleasure.
Almost everyone that I have ever met has, at one time or another tried to lose weight. And, most people agree that the enemy of weight loss is the ‘ever present’
calories in our food. Yet eating is not only a necessity but it is also one of life’s most pleasurable pastimes. So, how do we continue to eat the foods we love and still maintain the weight we want?
As cat owners we find ourselves talking to our cats and wondering if they could understand what we are saying. Well, wonder no more, while cats don’t understand
our spoken language, they are quite sensitive to our tone of voice and our body language.
A baby in the family brings untold joys and excitement. But, even before the baby comes it is important to take steps to ensure your baby’s safety. Take care of
yourself during your pregnancy. Never smoke or let other people smoke around you or your baby. Babies who are around people who smoke are more likely to die from SIDS.
One of the wonderful experiences of relationships is giving and receiving gifts. Almost everyone love receiving gifts, especially the gifts that they always wanted. Seeing the glow upon the faces of our loved ones as they open that special gift
makes it all worthwhile…
Pets are special creatures that provide many social and emotional benefits to their owners. Even hospitals, nursing homes, and other living facilities have discovered that pets enhance the quality of their patients’ lives and can even help them live longer, more productive lives. Elderly people who live alone find great companionship from their pets, and families who have small children can teach their children to be gentle and compassionate by interacting with their pets.
Perhaps the most important piece of furniture in your baby’s nursery is the crib. It is the place where your baby feels safe and comfortable. It is where baby will begin his or her day and where he/she will end the day and begin a good night’s rest.