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Away but not Absent: 13 Ways Traveling Parents can Ease Kids’ Separation Angst

Going out of town on business is oftentimes a necessary part of the job for working parents. If your children struggles with your (or your partner’s) absences, try a few of these ideas to soothe the stressful sting of separation.

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Preparing for Winter: Top 10 Maintenance Tips to Keep Your RV in Good Shape Provided by Bucars RV

Autumn in Calgary is a beautiful season, but it can also be both short and unpredictable. It’s also the time of year when most of us put our RV away for the year and declare camping season to be sadly on hiatus. It’s important to know how to properly maintain your RV in order to keep it in good shape for when Spring thaw arrives. We’ve put together a Top 10 list of maintenance tips to keep your RV in good shape. Of course, always ensure you’ve read your owner’s manual for any guidelines that may be unit-specific. These guidelines are just a brief overview of some of the most important things an RV owner needs to take care of before winter hits.

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5 Ways to Stay Employable While You Work at Home Raising Kids

When Heidi Englebert had her first child, Avery, in 2001, she decided to take a one-year leave of absence from her job as a business analyst. That one-year break turned into a 10-year stint at home as Englebert raised Avery and her second daughter, Anna. As her children got older, Englebert grew restless and decided to go back to work full-time. “I was determined to get a job for my own personal well-being,” she says. “I wasn’t satisfied being at home anymore, and I was ready for that next step in my life.” 

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Fall Décor Trends

One of the things I love about Fall is pulling those favorite pair of jeans out of the closet back into regular wear. Pairing them with a great sweater, a patterned scarf, some bling somewhere and a pair of great footwear, you’ve practically got a Pinterest-worthy or Instagram #ootd post. I am no fashionista, but Fall really does bring out the best in my wardrobe: layers. When you take your favorites from your closet and think about incorporating similar principles into your décor, you’ve probably got a winning combination.

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