Thursday, April 30, 2009

How to get and keep balance in your life

We're living in horrific times by many people's standards. Every day we have to deal with a ton of stress: pink slips, swine flu, vanishing retirement account balances.

Here are some suggestions on how to get and keep some balance in your life amidst the chaos:

Monday, April 20, 2009

How to bring up your kids to be bilingual

Being bilingual is "in" these days. If you're a parent who wants your child to grow up bilingual or even multilingual, you might be surprised at some of the misconceptions about how to make this happen:

Mary, Mary, quite contrary ... how does your vegetable garden grow?

If you love fresh produce, you probably reel at the prices every time you visit the supermarket. And not everyone lives near a farmer's market.

Here's the low-down on how to grow your own vegetables in season:

Saturday, April 18, 2009

What you need to know before buying a prepaid cell phone

Once marketed mainly to individuals who couldn't afford standard long-term contracts, prepaid cell phones are becoming increasingly popular in the U.S.

Depending on your situation, you could actually save money by buying a prepaid contract versus standard service. Here's what you need to know:

Wednesday, April 15, 2009

How to keep your kids stress-free during economic woes

It would be difficult to find an American family not touched by the recession of 2008-2009. It's not just parents who carry heavy burdens during these troubled times. Children also undergo a ton of stress. Here's how to keep them stress-free during the recession: