12 things to do that cost next to nothing

I’m serious, these are fun ideas that will cost practically nothing. This is a truly cheap, yet way fun, list. There is something on here for everyone! Learn About Your Town 1-We all live in someone else’s vacation destination. Utah is famous for some incredible parks, the Great Salt Lake, Dinosaurs, Skiing, and we can’t forget Jell-o. Learn about the …

Social Media and Teenagers Part 1

For most of us social media and teenagers is a new concept. The first social media site started in 1997, it was SixDegrees, most say that social media didn’t really start until the early 2000s and MySpace was the first to reach enough users to make a change in society. Today’s teenager has no concept of a time before social …

Summer Family Bucket List

Summer is almost over, but there is still lots of fun to be had. What activities are most important to you and your family? It’s time to sit down together and make a bucket list – what do you want to achieve before the end of summer? Here are the top five in the top five categories! Fun Work What? …

Importance of fathers

It’s Easy To Be An Awesome Dad

Fathers are needed. It is obvious to even the most casual observer that a good father figure is needed in a child’s life. There are clubs and organizations that provide youth with men to assist in guiding them. If you boil it down, that is what the largest youth organization, the Boy Scouts (which spans 216 countries) provides. Yes, there …

Creating Family Connections

It takes a little effort and some thought, but the payoff for having strong family relationships is well worth it. Studies have shown that relationships with family members affect us throughout our lives. They can be of great benefit to us in all aspects of our lives, enabling us to cope with stress, create healthy attitudes and behaviors, enhance our …

Positive Resolutions

Many of us start out each year by looking at ourselves and our lives and setting goals for improvement. That’s nice, but they don’t really seem to stick. According to Forbes, 55% of people keep their resolutions for less than a year, and 11% for less than a month. Action-oriented goals are more likely to be kept than avoidance-oriented goals. …

Gratitude, the Most Powerful Life Hack

Have you ever stopped and contemplated gratitude for just a moment? Think about how it makes you feel to have someone say, “thank you.” Even if all you did was hold a door open for them, those two words made something light up inside you. Today there are several countries that have a day of thanks set aside to appreciate …