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Military retirement is a difficult decision. When it comes time for your retirement, you must have a retirement plan. There are many things to consider.
Ever wonder why it seems you don't have any friends? Could it be that people don't like you? Take a look at 10 reasons why people don't like you. Do you possess one or all of these traits?
I am so glad I grew up in the 70’s and 80’s. It was a time of childhood innocence with fond memories of being able to play, imagine, and pretend. Kids today do not have the same luxury as I did when I was a child. The rules of society don’t allow it. I find this sad.
For serious techies. While watching the Anderson Cooper Show, he showed the top selling iPad pedestal stand with a toilet paper holder. Learn more about these versatile, attractive new iPad products.
Do you get frustrated when you go to an online article, read it, take the time to comment, then feel disappointed when you see the comment has not been accepted? Maybe there is a reason a comment has not been accepted. Maybe it has nothing to do with you or your comment. Find out why a comment may not appear immediately.
Do you have a child getting ready to move out on his/her own? If so, here are some tips and tricks on helping set up a household. Advice on budgeting, finances, and moving are only the beginning. Helping them with household staples goes a long way towards getting them started in their new life.
If you are a freelance online writer, basic grammar and punctuation rules will either help your reputation or ruin it. Learn some basic English grammar rules for writing online.
WaterPik's Water Flosser is a hand-held plaque remover. It leaves your teeth and gums feeling great and helps cut down on the time you spend in the dental chair.
If you love the idea of mixing classical music and heavy metal, you are going to love Trans-Siberian Orchestra. Their fresh spin on Christmas music is spellbinding. Their rock opera style gives us a social conscience of the innocence and evil that exists together in the world. It shows us the need for unconditional love.
Just when Ruby thinks she and her alcoholic husband Benny's marriage is improving, her daughter and son-in-law move in causing irrecoverable damage. Survival or ruin are Ruby's only two choices. Part 4.
Just when Ruby thinks she and her alcoholic husband Benny's marriage is improving, her daughter and son-in-law move in causing irrecoverable damage. Survival or ruin are Ruby's only two choices. Part 2.
Are you planning on getting a new puppy or dog? Do you need help in your decision? House training, socializing, personality, crate training, and so much more needs to go into your research. Check out The Everything Dog Breed Book series over a variety of dog breeds. In this case, a close look at The Everything Dachshund Book is going to be reviewed.
Chocolate Pecan Pie is a delicious dessert for any occasion. Who knew Karo Light Syrup with chocolate and pecans provides a delicious mixture? Baking it in your NuWave Oven Pro makes it the most anticipated, mouthwatering dessert.
The best paint and chrome polish in the business has been released. Most will use it on their vehicles, but it can be used on most surfaces to protect and seal for a year or more.
Looking for speakers for your iPhone or iPod that sound great and are affordable? Check out the Altec Lansing Portable Stereo Speakers. They are the best on the market for your listening purposes.
If you are tired of burning candles that leave black soot in your house, you need to look at the best top candle warmer on the market. You get your favorite aroma and a lovely design to add to your home.
Review of Seat Solution Orthopedic Seat Cushions. If you have back pain, you must read this review.
Ever wonder if you could live without your ever-present smart phone? The history of the telephone takes us from the telegraph through today's technology of the cell phone.
Big business, small business, no business without customers. Customer service is of utmost importance to any business. Learn what you can do to improve customer service, which leads to customer satisfaction and loyalty.
Most of us have broken the rules of the road. Some of us do it on a daily basis. What are the 5 most commonly broken driving rules?
Antibiotics cure us when bad bacteria has invaded our bodies. How can antibiotics turn on us?
Wii Consoles get you off the couch and improve your health. Wii also encourages healthy competition and fun. Learn how Wii can enrich your life and health.
We are being called an enabled society and a nanny state. Do individual parents have responsibilities to help kids be good citizens? Parenting is a difficult job; do you have the skills to do it?
A delicious tuna salad recipe. Tasty with a mixture of sweet, salty, creamy, and tart. You can't go wrong with this great dinner idea.
Germs and bacteria. Wash your hands! Get rid of the germs and bacteria. Are they the enemies to our immune system or do they help create a defense in our body against illness and allergies?
Anxiety, stress, and panic attacks take a toll on our mental and physical health. Learn how you can stop anxiety naturally. Being overwhelmed and stressed affects every part of our body causing physical and mental illness. Try this natural remedy.
For a perfect side dish, the veggie cottage cheese salad is a delicious choice. Be ready to please every palette with this tasty dish.
Sunbathing and tanning beds are not safe for our skin or health. If you can't live without that golden tan, is spray tanning the safer alternative?
Sometimes we just don't know what to do when we are depressed or stressed out. How can laughter help us get out of a funk? Does laughter have any mental or physical effects? Ways to deal with stress can be as easy as adding laughter and humor to your life.
If you are an allergy sufferer, local raw honey may be the key to your allergy relief. Take a look at the many benefits of local raw honey.
Lena Fokina's Russian Baby Yoga is dangerous. A child's brain, especially a baby's brain, is not developed enough to take the trauma of her form of baby yoga.
Quality time with your children can never be replaced. It is an investment in a life time of love and family.
Parenting a child takes commitment and backbone. A parent must give guidelines and discipline, along with a lot of love to make a difference in a child's life.
Teen years are often difficult for the teen and the parent. Here is help for parents with 10 tips to help teens reach their potential, and to help parents guide them as they grow.
Life lesson from our parents can be invaluable. They frame us and help us with raising our own children. Wisdom, love, disciple: all play a role in raising a child. Sometimes we need to listen to others. For the author, her mother was her inspiration for raising two great kids.
Some believe English class is just grammar and spelling, but it is communications for life. Education emphasizes math and science, but without English and the ability to communicate all subjects are at risk of being learned at a substandard level.
Reusable shopping bags are a great green way to carry your groceries or shopping items. Place them where you can find them.
If you are looking for a free puppy, going to Wal-Mart parking lot on a Saturday morning is probably the time and place to go. Many people who have litters of puppies that are not purebread will take them to Wal-Mart to give them away because there are so many people there.
My first year on HubPages has been a learning experience. Over the year, I found there are ways that you can make it easier when first writing online. Pay attention and learn what I didn't know.
Do you feel guilty for not paying for your child's education? Don't. Paying for college is hard in this economy. Kids learn responsibility for their actions and have ownership in their education when they have to pay for their own college tuition.
We carry our cell phones everywhere. What type of societal and personal cell phone rules should we be following?
When you are depressed, music can help. Creating a playlist on your smartphone or using a free music website app, could be your road out of depression. Here are 5 songs that can get you started and will make you feel better.
Many people believe Christians are judgmental because those are the experiences they have had. They want nothing to do with Christ or faith in Christ. Who can blame them. Christians need to step up and be what Christ intended us to be to non-believers. What are Christians? What makes them special? If Christians are judging, they are not doing what God wants, which is to get His message right.
Using Crest 3D Whitening is a way to whiten your teeth without spend a lot of money. Use common sense and follow proper procedures, and you will have whiter teeth in 14 days. Do not follow proper procedure, and you may find yourself with problems.
Bringing home our first born can be scary and wonderful all at the same time. Here are some tips and advice to help new parents with their newborns.
Cat lovers know the many characteristics of their felines. The nonchalant behavior of cats is prevalent, and the cat has control over its domain and people.
In today's economy, we have to pinch every cent we get to raise a family. Here is one mom's way of saving money and stretching a dollar.
Are you looking for an inexpensive or an expensive weekend get away for you and your love? Eureka Springs offers romantic dinners, spas, and art. Truly a weekend to remember.
Lucille Ball paved the way for women in the business world and in life. She was the first woman to own her own film company and the first to go on national television showing her pregnancy. Big steps for the Women's Movement of the 50's and 60's.
Functions of Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup provides a great recipe. The article also provides functions for your homemade chicken noodle soup - some practical, some humorous, some both.
A sunroom can be enjoyed all year round. During the winter months, you can stay warm, yet feel like you are outside. During the summer months, you can open all the windows, feel the breeze, and smell the flowers without worrying about the mosquitoes.
Kids need to be kids. Play time allows them to be themselves and to be creative. Play time is where they get physical exercise while using their imaginations. Physical activities for kids is necessary.
Tim Tebow is a Christian and an NFL quarterback. What's the big deal?
Love songs can send us back in time to feel wonderful feelings of love and youth. We are transported to different times in our lives with people we love or a time period that is connected to a specific song. I hope you feel the love when hearing these old songs.
Finding meaningful memorial music can be difficult when you are grieving. Kathy Troccoli's song, "Goodbye for Now" is a powerful memorial to loved ones who have passed away.
Some of us do not feel comfortable hearing the cracking and popping when being adjusted by a regular chiropractor. Alternative chiropractic services offer a much gentler way of adjusting vertebrae back into place.
The NuWave Pro Oven is great for someone who lives alone or for someone cooking a large meal for many. Its infrared convection cooking creates evenly cooked food every time. It is a wonderful addition to anyone's kitchen.
Did your mother ever tell you to wear clean underwear before leaving the house? Well, if not, you should beware. Here is a story of regret for not listening to Mother's wise words.
Buying gifts for the elderly can be hard when they seem to have everything they need or can use. You must be sensitive to their real needs, though. It is easy to assume they have everything they need or want. Here are some ideas to help you buy the right gift for the elderly loved ones in your life.
Cyber Monday has come and gone. Take advantage of great deals, but know that more are bound to come. Be careful not to over spend so you can have a wonderful Christmas and a truly Happy New Year.
A list of 10 plus 2 Christmas songs that leave an impression for years of memories. These favorite Christmas songs can carry you back to your childhood or to your favorite Christmas memory.
Keeping your marriage fresh when you have kids is important for couples. This article makes some suggestions on how to save your marriage while raising children. Sometimes it is very challenging to keep an adult relationship going while parenting, but it is well worth the effort.
Many people go to a professional for body waxing. Here are a few tips to ask your esthetician before waxing. Being prepared is going to make your waxing experience better, and you will get the results you want.
Having "the sex talk" with your teenage girl is not an easy discussion, but it is part of preparing her for life. In this short story, Meggie talks to her daughter, Lexy, about sex and the facts of life. Meggie wants Lexy to feel free to come to her with questions about sex and life, rather than relying on her friends. Keeping the lines of communications open is important for this confusing time in a young girl's life.
A sore throat and the common cold are irritating factors in our lives. There are a few, easy home remedies that will curtail your symptoms and get you back to normal. Learn how to prevent a sore throat before it turns into the common cold.
Olives come in many varieties and are loved by many with a passion. Learn the pros and cons of olive health and possible recipe ideas.
Learn how to can delicious, homemade salsa that can be used all year round. Step by step instructions that even include tips on how to handle the jalapeno peppers to keep them from burning your hands.
Kathy Troccoli is a leading Christian artist of several hit songs and albums. Share one fan's experience meeting Ms. Troccoli on a plane and the story behind the artist's hit song "Love One Another."
"How to Fix Blonde Hair that Turns Green" explains a couple of ways to for blondes to fix pool or hot tub damaged hair. The article will help take the horror from first seeing your blonde hair has turned green. Tips and money saving ideas on how to get your hair back to normal.
Marriage is work. Both husband and wife have to get used to change. Patience and compromise are needed. In this article, neither patience or compromise are practiced.
If you need a cheese ball recipe that is easy and can please anyone's pallet, you have come to the right place. The Optional Cheese Ball is great for any occasion.
The sister continue to discuss their experiences at home with their mother. Ann shares the rest of her story. Lauren does not appreciate the way she was raised.
Lauren's bitterness for her mother and sisters take a turn for the worse. Her resentment seethes out while her older sisters tell her how good she had it.
The sisters are settling in talking about life. As they drink wine, the "good ole days" come up. Lauren doesn't think they are so good.
Four sisters, one mother, and a dynamic mix of personalities. Which one truly is her Mother's Daughter?
If you are a teacher, you have had to deal with a disruptive class. Here are tips for dealing with that disruptive class in order to calm the class and save your sanity.
Are pesky Japanese Beatles eating your plants? This article tells you how to get them away from your beautiful plants.
Teachers working with teenagers need to be aware of how teens can manipulate words. Teachers must be aware of the philosophy of arguing when working with teens. The teacher in the article tells a humorous story of when her students twisted her words.
A teacher has open communications with her students when they ask, "Why did you become a teacher?" As she shares her unconventional route from high school to marriage to baby to college to career, they begin to feel more normal, knowing that not everyone goes straight from high school knowing what they want to do in college or the work place. The student/teacher rapport soars when the teacher shares her story.
Parents have to experience each stage of their child's life. In this article a mom explains how she feels about each stage from baby to teen, and why the teen years were her favorite years as a mom.
Are you a Facebook addict? Don't be ashamed; Facebook addiction can happen to the best of us.
Many empty nesters need to feel needed when their children leave home. This is a story of one woman going through empty nest syndrome and her cure for the empty nest blues.
Sometimes you write a hub that is controversial and others cannot agree to disagree. Beware of allowing rants in your comments. A few people will get others to visit your page using their referral tracker, so their followers will vote you down and they will gain impressions from your page. It is an ugly truth. On the whole, most hubbers are gracious and would not be so malicious, but do beware of those who want a battle rather than a discussion.
Time, place, and quiet or kids, dogs, phone, and questions? Is it possible to attain the perfect writing setting? Where do you write? Here are some tips on writing under many circumstances.
Loyalty is such an important virtue. One's loyalty or lack of loyalty tells a lot about a person. Be loyal to those you are close to and to your beliefs.
So much political blame is going around for the demise of America's economic downfall. Who else should we be looking at for this debt? What is our personal responsibility in America's economic downfall?
When young gays come out, how should Christians react? Can gays be Christians? Does God love them unconditionally? Christians need to look at Jesus' teachings before judging.
Feeling overwelmed when your boss or co-worker walks in to ask "a favor" that does not deal directly with your job? You are going to have to stand up for yourself and your sanity and "say NO to extra work."
Petunias are hardy plants with lasting color for the summer. Even if you have a bad luck with plants, you can grow petunias and lots of them.
Money and power are what some little girls dream of or is it love? In this short story, Kendal is the oldest sister who cared for her younger sister, Sierra, while their mother was on drunken binges. Kendal has been the stable one while Sierra has felt lost and ever searching for satisfaction. She is always wanting more.
If you are traveling to Branson, MO, or to Springfield, MO; Ozark, MO, is the perfect quiet town to visit for the benefits of either or both vacation spots. You will be no more than thirty minutes away from either city. Plus, you can experience the charm of Ozark's quaint restaurants and shops.
Sometimes it is hard to be motivated to exercise. This article gives some tips on how to make exercise fun and how to keep your motivation. So get ready to get out of that recliner, have fun while you are exercising, and burn some calories.
The first night they meet and "take a dare," their lives are changed forever. A story of enduring love.
A short story about losing a sister and realizing the strength of a mother.
Men may be surprised at what women think. They may see that their wife or girlfriend feels very similar to men and exactly opposite about others. Here are 17 tips that give the inside scoop for men to create better relationships.
Empty nest blues? Empty Nest Syndrome is real and can be debilitating. Don't let loneliness and depression take over. Take some tips from other empty nesters.
Parenting is difficult and it takes self-discipline for the parent. Most parents want to raise productive members of society, but some parents don't believe discipline is the way. If you leave out discipline and guidelines in your child's life, you are doing your child a disservice.