Mariea Adams

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Don't be the stepped-on parent

Q: The woman I’ve been dating — a single mom with two young boys — and I have decided to get married. My only reservation, and I’ve told her this, …

Parenting

5 Dirty Secrets to a " Less Work " Garden - Quiet Corner

It took over 20 years of gardening to realize that I didn’t have to work so hard to achieve a fruitful harvest. As the limitless energy of my youth …

Gardening

10 Surprising Benefits Of Dragon Fruit You Never Knew

Bodyweight exercises are gaining ground in the fitness world due to the practicality and simplicity of getting in shape using your own body weight. …

Exercise

Aquaponics: Change Grows in the Hood

One inner city Kansas City neighborhood is in the midst of change thanks to aquaponics, and the work of a resident recently returned from the world …

This Woman Grew A Lemon Tree Inside Her Own House. When You Hear Her Secret... So Simple!

Growing your own food at home is a great way to save money and cut down on harmful chemicals in your diet. Keeping an entire garden, however, can be …

#hydroponics are just as cool as they sound

When Should You Talk to Your Kids About Alcohol?

A new clinical report from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) urges parents to talk to their kids about the dangers of drinking.<p>Alcohol is the most abused substance among U.S. teens, and once kids enter high school, the usage rates increase dramatically. Approximately 79 percent of teens have …

52 Weeks Savings Plan: Give this a try and have an extra $1378 by the end of the year!

I spotted this ingenious and simple savings plan* on Facebook, posted it on my wall, and it went viral with 3,074 likes and 4,230 shares within a …

Personal Finance

Companies to smartphone addicts: Put it down!

On a typical night, Erica Krepow, a 23-year-old retail associate from Cherry Hill, New Jersey, gets into bed around midnight and plugs her iPhone 6 …

Helping Girls Overcome the Education Gender Gap

Young girls frequently experience a crisis of confidence beginning in early adolescence, when self-esteem is inextricably bound to their changing …

High School

Family Board Games for Teens

<b>The following post is from Shannen of Middle Way Mom:</b><p>Have your children graduated from board games? When you think of a family game night, are you …

Colleges are spying on prospective students by quietly tracking them across the internet

“So, where else are you applying?”<p>It’s a question—sneaky, disquieting, and likely familiar to anyone who’s applied for a job—that used to be asked by many of America’s 4,800 colleges. Nervous applicants’ answers could be taken, sometimes unfairly, as indicators of how likely they were to accept an …

10 Reasons Why You Will LOVE Homeschooling Your Teen | Annie & Everything

<b>My husband and I are always the weird ones.</b> It seems like we are always doing things differently than everyone else. Can you relate?<p>We definitely …