Let's face it: Mothers' Day comes every year like clockwork! The onus is therefore on us to determine the best gifts each year. A little help goes a long way in this regard.
Rice and peas are a must have in my household, but it was a challenge getting it to perfection as a young adult.
I learnt from an early age that I didn't want to always sport chemicals in my hair, but managing it was not an easy task, so I went on the journey to dreadlocks.
They say you are young but once; some say youth makes us foolish. Not many of us get to rebound from the mistakes and discoveries of our youths; not many live to tell the tale either.
Chikungunya is a virus caused by the aedes aegypti mosquito and is likely to cause relapse while you are immune from reinfection. It is especially dangerous if you have underlying illnesses.
People sometimes see us as antisocial, not realizing that nothing could be further from the truth.
Which home do we have in mind, ours or that of the extended family? I'd much prefer to be with the entire family at grandma's than my home for Christmas. If only it were as simple.
Accidents are incidents which could have been avoided. We need to make a concerted effort to avoid road fatalities and car accidents in general.
At the end of the day, regardless of what we believe, without charity, we are nothing.
As employees, sometimes we need to take a stand, but it is foolhardy to walk away without a well thought out plan. Quitting one's job out of frustration and principle need common sense backing.
Dead Sea minerals are very good to relieve and rejuvenate for flawless skin. No longer do we have to go to the Dead Sea to benefit from these minerals as they are now packaged and available.
Toss that antiperspirant or deodorant for a healthy alternative to save yourself from a possibility of serious illnesses in the future.
A motorcycle can be a lot of fun, but also poses potential dangers. Transporting child pillions is therefore putting children at unnecessary risk. If you must, however, safety first.
It seems to be either a fear of the dead, a desire to save face or an opportunity to speak to an audience that is causing mourners to eulogize undeserving people.
We might not do certain things as often, for different reasons, to include cost or safety, but people of colour definitely go out and enjoy themselves too.
There is great potential in driving simulation for training and research, but the practice is still not as widespread as one would hope.
It is borderline hypocrisy to watch countries legalize marijuana while Jamaica's laws make it illegal.
If we are to successfully combat Ebola in West Africa, the people need to be met half way with safe alternatives to eroding their burial traditions.
Late night plumbing emergencies can be a drag, but if you know what to do and where to get help quickly, you are better able to come out on top.
Depending on the age of the child, it is quite illegal to be sent to peddle or beg in the streets. Everyone needs to make a concerted effort to address the problem of exploitation of children.
Not all of us have issues with weight loss. In fact, some of us have serious issues with being underweight and need all the help we can get in this regard.
The age- old trick of dealership fraud needs to be stopped at the highest level as it potentially puts the consumer and his/her family at great risk.
Its always nice to know what to expect when vacationing in foreign countries. Of paramount importance is getting around and knowing what and where to eat.
Since some of us might still be of the opinion that some of these sea animals are not edible, when travelling and going to fancy restaurants, it is always good for us to know before we go.
Sometimes we just need a little excitement on our palates and to fill our eyes. These little known desserts are guaranteed to do just that.
Regardless of the debate, depending on the country you are in, the view point and legality of poppers varies.
The Jamaican police needs to revamp the way they fight crime if the country is to move forward and bestow trust and confidence in these lawmen.
The moment your child hits adolescence, you are almost instantly wondering "who is this child and where did my sweet little angel go?!"