Protozoa – What Are They and How Do They Affect Us?

Every culture and every area has its own peculiar way of looking at things and of stating those things. Some of the phrases and words sound rather "rough" to some societies and some sound silly to others. I knew a man who held his pinkie out when he was eating. It was not an affectation; it was because of an ...

Yard sales are a great place to buy things. If you select carefully, you can get a real bargain on a gently used products or on vintage items that would cost a mint somewhere else. There are things that a parent should not buy at a yard or garage sale. Baby things Old cribs might not meet new safety regulation standards. ...

There are many reasons that people drop out of college. You may not have been as prepared as you thought.  Were you unprepared to take charge of your own academic progress? Did you spend more time killing brain cells than absorbing information?  Perhaps that frat party was a little too much like Animal House and you ended up becoming a ...

Let’s face it, being a kid is great! They get to play and don’t have to take on the responsibilities an adult does. The line between what is real and imaginary for a kid is where they live; it's a great feeling to step over that line into the realm of the imaginary. Entire afternoons have been known to be ...

Now that you have a family, there are so many things to think about. You want to make sure everyone is healthy, happy, and enjoying life. Your thoughts of the future are focused on having enough money for braces and college educations. Parents tend to put their own needs on the back burner, but retirement planning is something you really ...

All through the day, we meet many people and hear them talk, but how much do we actually listen to them? Listening is much more than just using the ears to hear what the other person is saying. Listening involves our ears, eyes, mind, undivided attention and even our heart. The ability to truly listen to someone is a skill ...

One of the first things parents do when deciding what movie to go see is to check the film rating to make sure it's appropriate for all members of the family. That little box in the corner with the giant letter sometimes also includes basic information, but what do they really mean? Different countries have their own movie rating systems ...

With rising college costs, many parents are worried about their children’s futures. Most people are not in the position to simply write out a check to cover the costs. What is a parent to do? Start Saving Early The earlier that you start saving for college, the better. Every bit that is saved is that much less that your child ...

I remember as a little girl climbing trees and skipping rocks in the creek. G.I. Joe and Barbie had quite the relationship for some time and they were really fancy driving a Tonka dump truck. Yes, you remember those big, metal yellow trucks. What else would G.I. Joe drive? I watched WWE and collected the trading cards along with every ...

One evening, shortly after dinner, during what we refer to as “winding down time,” some noxious fumes began to fill the air after a loud trumpet of 9 year-old-boy gas boomed through the silence. His younger brother, 2 years old at the time, bursts into a fit of giggles, which of course are highly contagious, and soon we are all ...