DIY/Crafts

Creating a Family Friendly Garden

Finding a balance between designing a garden that allows parents to relax and children to play doesn’t mean you have to separately share time outside. With careful planning, a garden can be transformed to suit everyone’s needs and fun. As long as it’s a safe area for children to play in, it’s a great wayContinue Reading “Creating a Family Friendly Garden”

Guest Blogs Relationships

Date Your Spouse and Bring Back the Spark

Valentine’s Day is coming up and you are likely making plans for how you will celebrate with your spouse. Perhaps you planned a dinner out for the two of you or maybe a special evening at home. Holidays are always a reminder that we should be investing in our relationship throughout the whole year, notContinue Reading “Date Your Spouse and Bring Back the Spark”

Finance/Money National Guard/Reserve Veterans

Honoring The National Guard

Always ready, always there. The motto of the National Guard is true, and they remain absolutely ready for any threat or extraneous request abroad. In recent years, they have served extended periods on the frontline, making the ultimate sacrifice as just last year a Utah national guardsman was killed in Afghanistan, as so many throughout theContinue Reading “Honoring The National Guard”

Homefront

Why Age 5, Not 2 or 3 is the Hardest Age to Parent

“Oh, the terrible twos. That’s a hard year!” “Yea, but just wait until three! Or four! Those are worse!”  When you are a first-time parent and your oldest starts to hit those super fun years of temper tantrums and exhausting behaviors, you often hear those same sentiments. The “terrible twos” have that name for aContinue Reading “Why Age 5, Not 2 or 3 is the Hardest Age to Parent”