Author: Alen Bennett

5 Things to Consider Before Buying a New Home
Family

5 Things to Consider Before Buying a New Home

Becoming a homeowner is part of most adults’ dreams. But it’s not all glamorous and happy-ever-after. There’s plenty of work and thought that every homebuyer needs to do. Before you get a new mortgage payment, it’s a good idea to consider these five aspects of buying a property. 1. Buy a home that works with […]

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How to Cope With the Passing of a Loved One
Family

How to Cope With the Passing of a Loved One

The passing of a loved one is a tough time for everyone. While we often try to celebrate the lives of those we’ve lost (rather than mourning their passing in extreme sadness), this mission can be incredibly difficult and filled with many roadblocks that remind us of the loss we’ve experienced. Coping with a loss […]

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Dealing with Menopause Symptoms
Health & Wellness

Dealing with Menopause Symptoms

Though perfectly normal, dealing with the symptoms of perimenopause and menopause can be a challenge for many women. From hot flashes and insomnia to night sweats and mood swings, menopause can be a difficult time for women often dealing with other big changes in their life such as experiencing empty nest syndrome for the first […]

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How to Set Educational Goals for Yourself
Education

How to Set Educational Goals for Yourself

Expanding your education should offer you various new challenges and rewarding ways to widen your experiences in unfamiliar settings and intellectually grow your perspectives. However, it’s vital to develop the necessary skills to cope with the stress, hectic timetable, and fast-approaching deadlines. Setting goals is always easy, but achieving them can be quite a challenge, […]

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How Long-Term Relationships Keep Things Fresh
Family, Health & Wellness

How Long-Term Relationships Keep Things Fresh

Finding that special someone to spend the rest of your life with can feel like a never-ending journey. Movies, TV shows, and books are all about finding love and having that whirlwind romance, but what happens when you find your person? What happens when you’re in a long-term relationship, and you can start to feel […]

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Preparing for a Road Trip With Your Fuzzy Friend
Family

Preparing for a Road Trip With Your Fuzzy Friend

If you’re a dog lover, then it’s likely that you’re taking a man’s best friend with you whenever and wherever you can. Approximately 67% of U.S. households owned a pet of some kind last year, and dogs are consistently among the most common. If you’re a pet owner, then you already know how much they […]

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Understanding How Hormones Can Affect Mental Health in Teens
Family, Health & Wellness

Understanding How Hormones Can Affect Mental Health in Teens

When it comes to raising teenagers, it can be tough to know what they’re thinking and how they’re feeling. Suddenly your sunny, high-spirited child is responding to your questions with “yes” and “no” answers. A flood of hormones can change your teenager’s mood, behavior, and personality. Before long, they’ll build an emotional wall between themselves […]

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