Author: Rachelle Wilber

Improve Your Spring Home Decor with a Few Simple Modifications

When you are tired of the deep, dark hues of winter, you can make a few updates around your home. These improvements to your home’s decor will boost the aesthetic appeal of each room. You may also find that your mood lightens and improves as you make changes to the colors, lighting and decorations that surround the spaces where you spend the most time. Let the Light In In many places, winter days are dark, but the sunlight returns in the spring. Remove the heavy drapes that you hung for the winter. Just leave the sheers or swap out...

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Worthwhile Wisdom: How to Teach Your Children Valuable Lessons

Being a parent means constantly imparting wisdom onto your kids. Being who they are, your kids may need regular reinforcement of these important lessons. You can also employ other adults of influence in your child’s life, including their aunts, uncles and grandparents. As you raise your children, keep these four important lessons in mind. Raising children is not an easy task, but it is definitely worth it. Tell the Truth Honesty is one of the most important life lessons to teach your child. Teaching honesty should start from an early age, beginning when your child tries to deflect blame...

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How to Effectively Defend Yourself Against a DWI Charge in the Courtroom

If you are charged with a DWI, you could lose your license, lose your job or lose your freedom. However, there are many defenses to such a charge, and those defenses may allow you to either win your case or obtain a plea deal. What are some of the most effective defenses against a drunk driving charge? Contest the Legality of a Traffic Stop Drivers who were pulled over prior to being charged with DWI may claim that the traffic stop was illegal because there was no probable cause. Probable cause means that an officer saw a car speeding...

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4 Simple Ways Your Family Can Pay It Forward and Teach Your Kids Philanthropy

Philanthropy is simply voluntarily doing something to promote the welfare of another. Before the Great Depression that began in 1929, social welfare was largely assisted by individual and small group efforts. Franklin D. Roosevelt’s New Deal that began in 1933 included several social programs including Social Security. Though government has largely taken on the burden of ensuring for the public welfare, it is good to participate in acts of philanthropic kindness as individuals and families. Here are four ways to teach your kids philanthropy. Volunteer to Serve Food Almost every region has what is called a soup kitchen. These...

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Unique Concrete Design Ideas for Your Home

No matter what part of the country you live in, concrete designs are quickly become a lasting trend for all ranges of outdoor spaces. Just think of the possibilities. You can use concrete today to design concrete outdoor flooring, concrete patios in the front or back, entryways, decks for a pool, and so much more. Consider a few unique designs for your home that make creative use of concrete and your home will thank you. Stamped Concrete Outside Stamped concrete is also often referred to as concreted that has been textured or imprinted. Many times, rollers imprinted with designs...

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