Mom’s Guide To Getting Your Health Back On Track

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As a mom, it’s very easy to let standards slide from time to time. Sadly, this can have a telling impact on your approach to healthy living, which will also harm your happiness. Thankfully, it’s never too late to regain control of your life.

 

However, this won’t happen automatically. You will need to make a conscious effort to get things back under control. Here are five simple steps that should lead you to greater success.

 

#1. Change Your Mindset

 

You cannot achieve anything if your mindset is not in the right place. Learning to put yourself first for a change is absolutely vital if you are going to restore the right routines. A lot of moms struggle to do this because they feel guilty about it. Ultimately, though, a healthy and happy mom is a better mom. Therefore, it is actually a move that will support your whole family. Besides, it is the platform that will support all future endeavors. This includes thinking about the upgrades that can be implemented into the lives of your loved ones.

 

#2. Establish A Good Home Routine

 

You currently spend more time at home than ever before. So, if you cannot get this aspect of your life under control, it’s unlikely that you’ll achieve a good sense of balance. First and foremost, you must establish a winning sleep pattern that is supported by avoiding blue light from gadgets before bed. When you wake up feeling fresh and full of energy, you will have a far better chance of keeping to the intended health plan. Household responsibilities deserve your attention too as this will free your mind and schedule.

 

#3. Focus On Physical Wellbeing

 

Physical wellness covers a range of features. In truth, though, you will primarily focus on fitness and nutrition. An extensive range of physical activities can be embraced to help you get fitter. This can include simple ideas like walking to the 7-11 rather than driving. As for digestive issues or fatigue caused by poor eating, knowing how to parasite cleanse can be very useful. Getting your body back to a natural state before using a healthy eating routine can transform your physical wellness forever.

 

#4. Don’t Forget Mental Wellness

 

As already mentioned, your mindset needs to be in a good place. However, it’s equally crucial to think about the other aspects of mental health. Modern life is very stressful, so building a place to relax is highly beneficial. This could manifest itself as a garden deck, spa-like bathroom, or room for artwork. As a mom, you must also make time for interactions with other adults. Keeping in touch with friends will inevitably make you a far happier person, and it will show on a daily basis. Embrace it.

 

#5. Respond To Health Changes

 

Getting your health back under control is difficult at the best of times, but you can achieve this goal. Sadly, it may be a lot harder to do if issues are holding you back. Knowing how to identify potential hearing loss, for example, will encourage you to take charge of the situation. By getting assistance far sooner, you can significantly boost your quality of life. Not least by preventing further damage. Changes to your eye health, posture, and general feelings of wellness should be checked ASAP too. You’ve got this.

8 Clear Signs The Kitchen Needs A Facelift

If you’ve ever stepped into your kitchen and hated everything you’ve seen, you’re just like everyone who is desperate for change! You may have been meaning to renovate and upgrade the space for a while, and if this is you then you’re very likely to notice every flaw about a kitchen you once fell for. Perhaps it’s time to give your kitchen an upgrade, either way, we’ve got eight very clear signs that your kitchen is ready for change. Let’s take a look!

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  • There’s a leak! An air leak, a water leak, no matter what happens, nothing should be leaking in your kitchen! If there’s a water leak, you may need a plumber to sort the pipes properly. If you have an air leak, you need to call in the best spray foam company to fill the gaps in the walls and stop cold air from leaking in and hot air from leaking out.
  • The design is old. No one wants to potter around a 1950s style kitchen, not when there is still so much to consider with regard to modern kitchen living. Some kitchens become very quickly out of place when life and technology is moving forward. Your kitchen needs to grow with the times, so if yours is outdated, then it’s time to get a little modernity going on!
  • It’s a little small. You may need your kitchen to have a little more space than you currently have right now, and that’s the perfect reason to pay for an upgrade. If you want to do something different for the space, you may find that it’s time to rip out the kitchen and start again with more room – even an extension!
  • Older sinks and faucets. When was the last time that you upgraded your fixtures in the kitchen? Well, it’s now – that’s when you need to upgrade! You can even have a faucet designed purely for boiling water installed on the sink area of the kitchen for an added luxury.
  • Your cabinets have been subjected to damp. Moldy cabinets are not ideal – at all. You could have had damp walls in the kitchen and this has spread to your cabinets/ If the wood in the cabinets is full of mold, you have a problem that needs rectifying. You can choose to upgrade the cabinetry in the kitchen and this will breathe new life into the space.
  • Poor lighting. You need health and safety in the kitchen, and you need to be able to see what you’re cooking. It’s much easier to do this when you are able to light the kitchen properly with the best LED lighting! Add lighting under the cabinets and make sure that you are better able to clean the space, too!
  • Replace the countertops. Damaged and discolored countertops can make a kitchen look like an ugly place to be. You don’t have to rip it all out and start again, but you can just cover the counters with vinyl in a marble pattern to create a look that’s totally Insta-worthy!
  • There’s just no storage. When was the last time you looked at the storage situation in your kitchen. The best kitchens have more storage and they are better able to accommodate everything that you need for your kitchen. Don’t be afraid to tidy up your kitchen with better storage bins!

“LOKI” Trailer and Images Original Series Starts Streaming Exclusively on Disney+ June 11

 

Loki (Tom Hiddleston) in Marvel Studios’ LOKI exclusively on Disney+. Photo courtesy of Marvel Studios. ©Marvel Studios 2020. All Rights Reserved.

OMG  The Marvel Franchise is one of my favorite.  Even though Loki is a bad guy I love him.  He is funny and always is up to something. I would love to know more about his back story and his life I am so excited that we get to see a little more about him. His past his future I would love to know it all about him.

 

Watch Loki—the imperious God of Mischief—who, after absconding with the Tesseract, is a fish-out-of-water when he lands in a world of trouble with the bureaucratic TVA (Time Variance Authority) in the brand-new trailer for Marvel Studios’ “Loki.” The all-new, original series debuts exclusively on Disney+ on June 11, 2021.

Marvel Studios’ “Loki” features the God of Mischief as he steps out of his brother’s shadow in a new series that takes place after the events of “Avengers: Endgame.” Tom Hiddleston returns as the title character, joined by Owen Wilson, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Sophia Di Martino, Wunmi Mosaku and Richard E. Grant. Kate Herron directs “Loki,” and Michael Waldron is head writer.

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PBS Kids Spreads Awareness for World Autism Month with Xavier Riddle and The Secret Museum

We got gifted this cute Kite Kit all opinions are our own.

family favorite comedy-driven animated adventure for kids  Xavier RIddle and the Secret Museum! Based on Brad Meltzer and Christopher Eliopoulos’ best-selling kids’ book series, Ordinary People Change the World, the show follows the adventures of Xavier, Yadina, and Brad, as they travel back in time to meet famous heroes of the past and learn how to be their own heroes of the present.

In each episode, the adventurous trio are presented with a social-emotional problem that young viewers can relate to. This April, the trio meet Temple Grandin, an amazing woman who became an accomplished engineer, scientist, biologist and animal behavior specialist. What makes Grandin’s achievements even more remarkable is that she was able to overcome many of the stereotypes surrounding living life with autism.

In the episode titled ‘I am Temple Grandin’, Temple approaches flying a kite in a different way, teaching children that it is okay to be different and do things differently from their peers.

 

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Giveaway: Let’s Celebrate the New Justice League Movie #justiceleague

 

As you may or may not know, the new Justice League movie just started streaming on HBO Max and I wanted to tell you about  some of the awesome Justice League or superhero merch from TVStoreOnline #justiceleague
You can find items perrtaining to the following characters:  Batman, Superman, Green Lantern, Green Arrow, The Joker, Lois Lane, Hawkman, Aquaman, Wonder Woman, Cybory, Mera, and The Flash.
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Who is your go to from the Justice League?  Most of you know I am a Wonder Woman girl.  I have always loved everything about her.  I can not wait to show you what I picked.  Picking this time was hard they have so much for the Wonder Woman lover that you are going to want it all.
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I personally love the Justice League and have the awesome leggings and a matching blazer Patty purchased separately that I love wearing to events I attend.  Here are the leggings, and I think you’ll agree that they’re awesome:

 

I made some boards featuring some of my favorite Justice League items, which can all be found on the TVStoreOnline.com website! Check them out!
Aquaman

Batman

 

Superman/Supergirl

 

Wonder Woman

 

The Flash

 

 

One winner will receive their choice of product, based on availability up to $50 value from TVStoreOnline.  Open to US 18 and over in 48 contiguous states.
See below for terms and conditions. Open to U.S. and Canada residents of the 48 contiguous United States. You must be 18 years old to enter to win. This giveaway ends at 11:59 PM EST on 4/17/21.All entries will be verified—only one entrant per mailing address per giveaway. If you have won the same prize on another blog, you will not be eligible to win it again. Any person who has won a prize (or whose household has won a prize) in any promotion sponsored by the Sponsor in the past thirty (30) days before this contest start date is not eligible to win a prize in this contest. Entrants who have created social accounts purely for the purpose of entering Competitions or Sweepstakes will not be eligible to win. All social accounts used must be public.

The winner will be chosen randomly through Rafflecopter and contacted via email. A reply to the winning email is required within 48 hours before a new winner is chosen. Void where prohibited by law. One person entering per household, please. Chatty Patty’s Place and Tabby’s Pantry are not responsible for shipment of prize.

4 Dazzling Features That Can Make Your Home Look More Expensive

Making your home look more expensive can be useful if you are thinking about selling in the near future. As well as attracting more offers for your home, it can also ensure that these offers far exceed what you expected the property to sell for. It can also be a way to ensure that any guests who visit your home go green with envy. Here are some of the options worth exploring. 

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Lighting Choices

 

You could start by thinking about making changes to your lighting. Lighting and the fixtures that you have in your home can have a huge impact on the aesthetic. Certain lighting such as lamps will make your home look more cramped due to the shadow. Other lighting such as sunken spotlights will ensure that your home has a contemporary feel, perfect for a modern buyer. If you want to ensure that your home looks more valuable, you might also want to explore something like Murano glass chandeliers. This eye-catching feature is guaranteed to impress any buyer. 

 

Solar Panels 

 

When you’re thinking about making your home look more valuable, you need to consider what buyers want from a home they are thinking about purchasing. A lot of buyers are looking for a home that is eco-friendly. If you add solar panels to your home, then it’s immediately going to send the right first impression. The best part is that solar panels will pay for themselves in energy savings after just a couple of years. So, this is something to consider if you aren’t planning to sell immediately but do have your eye on a future sale at some point. It’s an option to explore if you haven’t found you’re forever home just yet. 

 

Breakfast Island 

 

Are you thinking about making changes to your kitchen? Kitchen changes are useful because they can alter the real value of your home. You might find that it adds up to 25% onto the asking value. If you have a large enough space in your kitchen, our recommendation would be to think about adding a breakfast island. The right breakfast island is going to be a feature guaranteed to impress any buyer. They don’t have to cost a fortune either, particularly if you make sure that you choose the right contractor. 

 

Handles And Smaller Fixtures

 

If you don’t have a lot of money to make big changes to your home, then think about altering the handles on the doors of your property. Believe it or not, this can have a massive impact on the aesthetic of a room. It’s something that the eye line is immediately drawn to. By changing the handles on doors, you can make any home look far more modern and contemporary. It’s perfect if you own an older property. 

 

We hope this helps you understand some of the best ways that you can guarantee your home looks far more expensive. If you take the right steps here, then you’ll be astounded by the offers you receive on your home.

Pokémon TCG: Sword & Shield—Chilling Reign Expansion Coming Soon

Trainers can soon enhance their Pokémon Trading Card Game (TCG) decks with the addition of Sword & Shield—Chilling Reign, the next expansion of the Pokémon TCG unveiled today by The Pokémon Company International. Drawing upon The Crown Tundra expansion for the hit Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield video games, Sword & Shield—Chilling Reign will introduce over 70 new Battle Styles cards, including the Pokémon TCG debut of Legendary Pokémon Calyrex, as well as Galarian Articuno, Galarian Zapdos, and Galarian Moltres in Pokémon V and Pokémon VMAX. Sword & Shield—Chilling Reign will be available worldwide on June 18, 2021.

Calyrex will make its Pokémon TCG debut as a Pokémon V and Pokémon VMAX in both Ice Rider and Shadow Rider forms, allowing players to bolster their decks, or create new ones, centered around this powerful Pokémon that will deliver exciting gameplay strategies. In addition, Trainers can look forward to playing with many new Pokémon V and Pokémon VMAX, including cards featuring Galarian Articuno, Galarian Zapdos, and Galarian Moltres.

Available in booster packs, special collections, and two versions of the Elite Trainer Box featuring Ice Rider Calyrex and Shadow Rider Calyrex, the full Sword & Shield—Chilling Reign expansion includes the following:

  • Eight Pokémon VMAX
  • 15 Pokémon V and 26 full-art Pokémon V
  • 28 Trainer cards and 13 full-art Supporter cards
  • Three new Special Energy cards

Trainers interested in playing with the expansion before it launches can do so by grabbing the Sword & Shield—Chilling Reign Build & Battle Box, available through their local participating Pokémon TCG retailer starting June 5. Each box contains four Sword & Shield—Chilling Reign booster packs; a 23-card Evolution pack featuring key cards from current and prior sets, including one of four alternate-art promo cards; and a deck-building tip sheet.

Why you have to see Disney Soul

We got the digital download free in exchange for an honest review all opinions are our own.

Disney’s Pixar always has a way of knocking their movies out of the park.  Each one has it’s own unique story that really pulls you in.  Disney Soul was a movie about Joe who finally got his big break in life just for his life to be cut short before he is going on stage.

He has been teaching music for year when he finally gets the chance to be on stage and then bam, he finds himself in the afterlife.  While he is trying to get back to his body he meets a new soul who doesn’t want to go to earth.  They try and help each other out then bam everything goes sideways.

This movie was fantastic and it keep getting better and better.  This is a movie the whole family is going to LOVE. Pixar always has a way of creating movie that are not only entertaining , but also make you think humm I wonder if that is how it is.

About “Soul

Jamie Foxx leads an all-star cast in this hilarious, heart-filled adventure. Disney and Pixar’s “Soul” introduces Joe, who lands the gig of his life at the best jazz club in town. But one misstep lands Joe in a fantastical place: The Great Before. There, he teams up with soul 22 (Tina Fey), and together they find the answers to some of life’s biggest questions.

 

What You Can Do To Recover As a Parent

Being a parent is a full-time job and therefore you should always try and allow yourself time to recover if needs be especially after a long day or maybe a vacation where it can be more active and in some cases more stressful. Giving yourself time to recover while parenting is crucial, just because you are just spending time with your family does not mean it will not be tiring and straining on your body and mind.

 

If you are someone that feels like they need some recovery time and are not sure how you can do it then hopefully, these tips will give you an idea of what you can do to recover from raising a family or having family time.

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Rest when you can

 

The best thing you can do when recovering is to just take some time to yourself where you can and rest. This will allow you to recover without anything too strenuous and do something for yourself this will not only help physical recovery but mentally as well, as you will be able to destress and do something you enjoy for yourself. Obviously, as a parent, it isn’t always easy to get time to yourself but try to where you can with the help of your parents or family around you. It doesn’t have to be a large amount of time it all comes down to how much time you think you might need and what time you can spare, the main thing is to feel revitalised and feel you have recovered adequate to where you are not in pain or aching from previous activities.

 

Get some professional help

 

If you need to recover maybe you have started getting a bad back or sore muscles then getting some help from a professional can help to alleviate these issues before they get worse or more aggravated. Seeing someone like a chiropractor or a masseuse can help with any aches or pains you may have got and allow you to recover quickly so you do not miss out on any fun or activities with your family. Professionals can also help to give you plans that you can do at home which means you do not have to see them all the time and fit your recovery in around your family, you may also benefit from seeing your doctor if you are unsure what may be wrong with you so that they can diagnose and refer you where they can to make sure you get the help you need and the right help for the issue you have.

 

If you are someone who is a parent and has a family then you may need some help understanding how you can recover after a busy day or week whether that be physically or mentally. Hopefully, the tips above will allow you to understand how and allow you to recover and rejuvenate yourself so you can continue being a super parent to your family.

Giveaway: Encourage Kids to Wash Hands Longer with Crazy Aaron’s

 

Keeping little hands germ free is an important goal for most parents and caregivers.  Getting kids to wash their hands properly can sometimes be a chore. Check out this fun new line “Clean with Color” from Crazy Aaron’s. These products make great additions to your Easter baskets!

Foaming Hand Soap

Crazy Aaron’s realizes the importance of keeping our children safe, and recently released their newest line of color changing hand soaps to encourage children to wash their hands longer.  These foaming hand soaps are available in Berry Blue, Green Apple, and Magenta  Strawberry.

Check out this video featuring these products:

Hand Sanitizer

Crazy Aaron’s also has 2 new hand sanitizers for kids! “Sea Ya Later” is a multi color hand sanitizer featuring an adorable mermaid on the packaging.  “Space Invaders” hand sanitizer has a friendly alien who wants to help kids blast germs away.  Also available are Dinosaur and Castle themes.

 

Also Available:

Toy Cleaner

Also available is Crazy Aaron’s Toy Cleaner which is an eco friendly spray, made from essential oils. It has a wonderful scent of lavender and chamomile.

These products are all Made in the USA and available on Crazy Aaron’s website and wherever Crazy Aaron’s products are sold.

 

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One winner will receive a trio of Crazy Aaron’s Foaming Color Changing Hand Soaps. (RV $18).

See below for terms and conditions. Open to U.S. and Canada residents of the 48 contiguous United States. You must be 18 years old to enter to win. This giveaway ends at 11:59 PM EST on 3/30/21.All entries will be verified—only one entrant per mailing address per giveaway. If you have won the same prize on another blog, you will not be eligible to win it again. Any person who has won a prize (or whose household has won a prize) in any promotion sponsored by the Sponsor in the past thirty (30) days before this contest start date is not eligible to win a prize in this contest. Entrants who have created social accounts purely for the purpose of entering Competitions or Sweepstakes will not be eligible to win. All social accounts used must be public.

The winner will be chosen randomly through Rafflecopter and contacted via email. A reply to the winning email is required within 48 hours before a new winner is chosen. Void where prohibited by law. One person entering per household, please. Chatty Patty’s Place and Tabby’s Pantry are not responsible for shipment of prize.