My number was being used by a telemarketer, and people thought it was me calling them. I was getting angry calls and voicemails asking why I kept calling them. My phone was being taken over. So I decided to fight back.
Find out what's good and what's challenging when taking a teaching job with VIPKID.
All hope is not lost if you have a Bachelor's or Master's in English or Liberal Arts. Check out these great work-from-home opportunities.
Does your dog have noticeable bad breath? Use this remarkable treat to clean their teeth and freshen their breath based on my own experience.
VIPKID is a real opportunity for teachers to make a decent wage teaching from home. Find out if working for VIPKID is right for you.
If you are a cat owner, especially if you have multiple cats, the cost of litter can be high. Here are some ways to save money, including with the Breeze cat litter system.
Formerly known as Staphaseptic, Tecnu First Aid Gel is my family's go-to treatment for preventing infections in cuts.
Kittens should not be given any flea prevention until they weigh two pounds. However, there are other ways to stop fleas.
This gluten-free pizza crust has just five ingredients, but it's so tasty that your family won't even know that it is made with gluten-free flour.
Senior dogs are often overlooked at the shelter, but many of them make great pets and have years of love left to give. Older dogs are calmer and always ready for a snuggle. Here's a list of more reasons older dogs make great pets.
Self-driving cars may not be the exciting wave of the future for some people that suffer from this common condition.
If you are having trouble with a dog that has draining eyes or runny, crusty eyes and you have ruled out infection, try this.
This article assembles real, expert advice about how to avoid weight gain during the holidays and still enjoy family, friends, and food.
Whether you are just starting out on the homeschooling journey or are a well-seasoned homeschool parent, here's the real scoop about what matters and what you need to know. Be the best homeschool teacher you can be!
Back in the 1970's and 1980's there were many catchy and memorable commercials. But some of these are best left in the vault. Here's a look at some of the memorable ones.
If you are looking for a great salad that can be served as main or side dish then look no further. This easy salad pleases both adults and kids.
Cheryl not sharing her birthday is only part of the problem.
In today's fast-paced and stressful world, families often struggle to connect and understand each other.
Homeschoolers often, and I mean very often, hear the question, "But what about socialization?" Here's why this question is completely cringeworthy and why you should stop asking that.
Clever names don't change the fact that plus sized women are forced to constantly think about their weight and their otherness.
If you are overwhelmed at the price of dog beds in the store, check out this cheap way to make a comfy dog bed for your pet.
You are trying to work but your cat wants some love. Here's how to stop the battle and create a harmonious space for both owner and cat.
Do cats really get angry? Can they be vengeful and spiteful? Might there be another reason for their less-than-friendly behavior? Read on to find out!
Many of us hear these old expressions from our grandparents, but do we really know what they mean?
If you want to encourage your cat to stop scratching on the furniture and other places where claws just cause trouble, the Emery Cat Scratching Pad may be your answer.
Why are parents leaving their children in hot cars? Are they all bad parents? Does it reveal bigger problems within our society and could the growing income gap be to blame?
Emma Jenner knows how to fix our modern-day parenting crisis. The problem is that being a nanny and being a parent are two very different things.
Do you save more energy if you leave the refrigerator door open while loading groceries or finding food, or is it better to open and shut it multiple times? Here's what you need to know.
If you have a cat that sprays in the house. There are ways to make clean up easy and to discourage the behavior.
Pizza delivery fees are not tips to the driver. Who is pocketing that extra money?
Are you dealing with a bully cat? If your cat is attacking another cat or dog within your household, here are some ways to stop the behavior. Let's start by understanding behavioral triggers and move on to proactive ways to remedy or lessen the problem.
If your dog is limping on its front or back legs, find out what the cause may be and how to help. Problems range from mild to life threatening.
If you have a dog that eats its food to quickly and then either feels bad or gets sick, here are some ways to help.
Staying at a Value Resort at Walt Disney World gets you on the property where you can take advantage of bus routes and extra perks.
If a stray cat comes around your home, you can use these tell-tale signs to assess its overall health.
Ibsen's A Doll's House shocked its early audiences with a strong woman character.
These kites are easy and will give your kid or kid-at-heart an afternoon of fun. Great for a breezy day or when you need the kids to run off some energy. Includes lesson ideas and recycling advice.
If you are looking for a few minutes of down time at Walt Disney World resort, here are the more secluded areas where you can catch your breath. Great for introverts.
Find out what kind of Disney fan you really are in this fun and interactive quiz.
If you are looking for a restroom or bathroom and want to find the best ones to use, we've got you covered.
If you have a cat who is spraying due to stress, will the pheromone collar help him to calm down? Read my real-life review.
When Calls the Heart is a Hallmark Channel series directed by Michael Landon Jr. If you enjoyed Little House on the Prairie or Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman, give this a try.
Does the Ibotta app really give you cash?
Sometimes it's hard to know what to say to a friend who is facing the loss of a loved one. Here are some words and verses that may provide comfort . . . as well as some advice about what not to say.
This catchy song has an equally intriguing video with a gender bending tribute to Robert Palmer's 80's classic.
Many people hold at least one superstitious belief. Do you? Find out the reasons behind our most paranoid practices.
Our unconscious speaks to us in our dreams. Find out what your dreams and dream symbols are trying to tell you.
Good flea treatments are now becoming cheaper thanks to lower-priced alternatives. Find the cheapest alternatives to Frontline topical flea medication.
Make Bisquick pancakes but lower the amount of carbs by substituting part of it with Almond Flour. You'll never miss the carbs.
Cats do all kinds of things that inspire funny behavior, and everyone loves to speculate on what they are really thinking. Here are some funny cat meme pictures celebrating all things cat!
Tips for keeping your cat healthy and happy for longer.
For most Microsoft Windows users, a free program called Paint will allow you to crop photos or to put words on the photos for social media sites like Pinterest. You can also make your own memes.
Buried beneath the stream of consciousness sentence structure in Faulkner's "Barn Burning" is the story of a boy and the father he both loves and hates.
Wondering why your cat may have a swollen stomach? Learn more about the many reasons behind ascites and how the vet can diagnose the cause in your cat.
Kate Chopin wrote boldly about the desires of females when no one else was talking about it.
This little gem of a story packs a lot in a few short pages.
A look at why it is irresponsible to buy a dog or cat, and how to find any kind of cat or dog without buying them from a breeder.
One writer's look at online writing at HubPages. Lessons learned and advice for others.
Many of the fairytales that the Disney company brought to life have very different details and endings.
An overview of deaths at Disney World caused by some type of danger or equipment issue or bad decisions.
The Walt Disney Company has made millions of people happy over the years, but just like any big company, they have faced controversies. Here are some of the highlights.
Here are some field trip ideas that may be popular for a mixed age group of kids and teens.
It's supposed to be all serene and peaceful, with happy kids, a happy partner and a fulfilled life....except when it's not quite that way. A humorous look at the dark side of being a mom.
This article accounts a personal journey of one pet owner as she says goodbye to her beloved cat.
If you have one cat, it may be lonely and in need of a companion. If you are planning on getting one cat, consider going ahead and getting a pair. Here's why you should become a multi-cat household.
Find out why you might not be able to comment and what you can do about it.
The new IPAD Air Commercial uses Robin Williams' speech from Dead Poets Society.
How long do mattresses last? Do you really need to replace your mattress after eight years? Or is that simply a scam concocted by mattress companies? Read on to find out the truth.
Some common misconceptions and myths about homeschooling from the socialization myth to the idea that we are all religious.
Looking for some romantic music albums to set the mood for your romantic date? Here are some of the best romantic albums from movie soundtracks.
Find out about the Great Movie Ride at Walt Disney World. Including interesting facts and information.
From classics to new, here are nine of the must-have Christmas albums for your collection.
If your long-haired cat gets tangles that you can't comb out, try these ideas to minimize the problem.
Did you know that Capstar is an easy flea treatment that you can buy over-the-counter? Learn how it works and how long it should be used.
Here is a simple trick for hanging up holiday lights outside on your house. If you are having trouble with other roof clips, try this. Cheap and easy.
Here are the best hotels for adults at Disney World. Best hotel in Deluxe, Moderate and Value categories, plus dining suggestions nearby.
Greasy Lake contains symbols of the restlessness of youth and suburbia.
Toy trends come and go but there are some gifts that kids of every generation appreciate.
Comfortis is a prescription flea pill for dogs. But are they better than the flea pills that contain Lufenuron?
The old debate about real vs. artificial trees gets a fresh look.
Flannery O'Connor's violent short story "A Good Man Is Hard to Find" also has some surprising moments of humor and redemption. This article contains a summary and analysis.
Is your dog itchy? Is his skin dry? Not sure how to help him? Here's how to help your dog get relief from dry skin, itching and flakes.
You can treat your cat or dog's arthritis at home with simple, over the counter medication that has been proven to work.
Doctor Who t-shirts can be subtle or bold. Where to find the type of t-shirt you are looking for, the best price and the best place to design your own.
Here is what you can expect as you care for a cat diagnosed with kidney failure, including early signs and suggestions. Included is a video that shows how to give a cat subcutaneous fluids.
Will there be a new Star Wars themed area at Walt Disney World? Will it be part of Hollywood Studios? Latest rumors and news here.
What is a doppelganger? This article defines "doppelganger" and mentions common occurrences in literature and popular culture. Do you have a doppelganger? Likely! This article also discusses the significance of doppelgangers in literature.
Here are the basics of APA style. Know how to quickly write an APA-style paper.
Are cans of food with dents still safe to eat from? The answer is sometimes yes—and sometimes no.
The flower and garden festival is about more than just plants. Find out what the 2015 festival has in store for you including attractions, concerts and more.
Find out about celebrity guests, parades, and special events at Disney Hollywood Studios Star Wars Weekends!
Sometimes sick cats don't eat as much as they need to. It may be necessary to give them a high-calorie gel to ensure they're getting their vitamins.
An organized list of popular, national chain restaurants that offer kids' eat free meal options for each day of the week.
Did your cat suddenly develop a bad-smelling odor? It may be a sign that something is wrong. Find out how you can help your cat smell fresh and clean once more.
Find out about this Scottish tradition including what to serve, what to wear and where you can find and attend one.
Who in NASCAR has been caught cheating? Does it still go on today? Are the rules too restrictive?
There are several options for treating a cat who has worms. Over the counter solutions for treating worms in cats.
Want to get a NASCAR fan that perfect gift but not sure where to start. Here are some great ideas for every budget. Find the perfect present for every NASCAR fan.
Contrary to popular belief, cats are very social creatures and often benefit from having another cat as a companion. Find out how to pick the right companion and ways to introduce them.
While most table service restaurants at Disney World will have vegan options or make one for you, eating vegan at their quick service restaurants is challenging. Still, it can be done! Here's how.
Could Alice Walker be using Dee as a way to look back at her own transformation and education? This article summarizes and analyzes Walker's short story "Everyday Use."
When you welcome a new pet into your home, it's important to pick just the right name to match both the owner's and the pet's personalities. Here are some ideas for great pet names.
When Princess Merida was introduced in the hit movie Brave, fans loved her more realistic look and more natural figure. Merida became a hero for girls. Disney's attempt to glam her up was scorned.
While Gardasil has been out for a few years and recommended for girls from age 11 to their mid-twenties, it has only recently been added to the recommendation list of vaccines for boys.
In order to make the bathing experience for you and your cat more pleasant, it is important to choose the right products and create the right environment for bathing.
Analysis of the sources used to create and craft Joyce Carol Oates' "Where Are You Going? Where Have You Been?"
Kale has been around for thousands of years. This super food is making a comeback as people discover it's health benefits. But it can also have some risks.
If your cat has discharge coming from their ear or seems to have irritation or infection, they may be in discomfort. Find out how to tell the difference between various ear problems in cats.
Some dogs and cats will take food out of their bowl and move it to another location to eat it . Find out possible reasons for this behavior and what you can do about it.
Abercrombie & Fitch has had its share of controversies over the past few years. Recently the company came under fire again for CEO comments. But this time social media is fighting back.
Mono is a disease that is common among young people but can occur at any age. Find out what it is, how to get it diagnosed, and the best treatment options.
What is this rule and why does NASCAR invoke it for every infraction during race season? Find out about the rules, penalties and which drivers are receiving those penalties.
The NASCAR points system was recently changed to give drivers who are consistently good and drivers who win a better chance of getting into the Chase. Find out how the points system rewards drivers.
Humor/Satire. Facebook has been a part of our lives for many years, but with its waning popularity, what will users do? Can we really function in a world that makes us talk to each other in person?
The social media platform swept the world. Connecting us in ways we never thought possible. But is its popularity waning? Will there be another, better way to communicate just around the corner?
Spiders are a great natural pest control. If you would like to get one out of your house without hurting it, follow these simple steps. Spiders may be the answer to chemical-free control of bugs.
Spiders can make some people panic. But is killing them always the right answer? What is a spider's role in the environment? Can spiders and humans really co-exist?
If you are bringing your pet with you to Walt Disney World, you may need a place for it to stay while you visit the parks. Find out about boarding, daycare and other options. Also hotels close by.
Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party 2013 at Walt Disney World promises to be full of safe thrills for the whole family. Learn what you need to do now to make the most of your party visit.
Cats can sometimes stop eating because of stress or other health issues. If your cat stops eating, it is important to find the cause and get them to start eating again. Here are tips for getting them to eat.
It can be difficult to get your cat to take Comfortis and other pills. Then again, fleas are worse. Learn the easy way to administer this medication to your cat.
Earning a stray cat's trust takes time and patience. Offering food and water is the first step to getting the cat to trust you. There are also ways to capture a cat quickly if it is in danger.
How do meteorologists predict a hurricane strike? What is it? How many hurricane strikes will the 2013 season hold? How do budget cuts affect the ability to accurately predict hurricanes?
Having a dog that is lost is upsetting. There are actions you can take to insure that your dog gets back home safely. Follow these steps and be proactive in your search. You can find your lost dog.
Losing your cat can be traumatic. Here are the steps you can take to find your cat and bring it back home.
The rights for couples in civil unions vs. the rights of couples in marriage are different. Only marriage has federal recognition within the United States. How will a repeal of DOMA affect either?
Trying to control or get rid of fleas on your cat can be tricky. Here are some economical tips for treating your cat and your home.
Ginnie Springs in High Springs, Florida, is one of the best places to cool down on a hot summer day. It's a constantly replenished, spring-fed swimming area. Go for the day or go camping. Contains tips for all swimmers.
The cult of thin has driven many people to try extreme measures to lose weight and feel beautiful and healthy. But recent studies have shown that there is less correlation between weight and health.
Going on vacation can cause your cat stress because of changes in his or her routine. Here are some tips for easing stress and making the experience for both pet and owner more pleasant.
Learn your options for helping a stray dog and how to reunite it with its owner. If the dog is a stray and the owner can't be located, learn about your options for finding it a safe place to go.
Take a quiz to see what kind of Tennessee honeymoon you need! Tennessee has something to offer for every kind of honeymoon. Explore the history, shop, dine or see a show. Or just relax together.
Learn the pros and cons of each movement. Consumption of raw milk is becoming an increasingly hot button issue with the CDC and the FDA pitted against small community farmers and raw milk advocates.
Could your clothesline be considered against the law? Learn about Right to Dry laws for individual states. Using a clothesline instead of a dryer saves money and the environment. Start hanging out!
If you are trying to eat on a budget at Hollywood Studios and Animal Kingdom, there are some options if you know what to look for. Read reviews and take an interactive quiz to find the best food.
You can find healthy, cheap foods at Disney. Here's budget-friendly options for Magic Kingdom and EPCOT. Included are real reviews and an interactive quiz to help you decide where to eat.
Shark attacks are rare but when they happen they are viscious. Learn about recent shark fatalities and ways to prevent shark attacks.
Watering days and restrictions for all Florida counties, plus tips for watering your lawn and growing Florida-friendly plants.
Scared of sinkholes? Have you ever seen one? Sinkholes are scary and sudden. But are they really deadly? Is there anything we can do to prevent them? A look at recent US and Worldwide deaths, why sinkholes happen, and how to stop them.
Jimmie Johnson has won six championships. He started out the 2013 racing season with another win at Daytona. But some contend that there is more behind his wins than raw talent. Is he cheating?
Restrictor plates are mostly disliked by drivers. They solve some issues but cause others. Is it time for NASCAR to find a better solution?
If your dog has a skin rash, it might be caused by several different reasons. This article examines why dogs get rashes and ways to treat them cheaply and effectively.
Making the decision to euthanize a pet is one of the most difficult parts of pet ownership. Know when the right time is, what your options are, steps to take, and the best way to say goodbye.
Here are studies and tips to avoid tickets. Though there is marginal increase in safety, public sentiment is growing against them. Studies on effectiveness of red light cameras show mixed results.
Wondering about monster show deaths and injuries since 1992? Monster truck shows have varying safety records. After the deaths in 2009, Monster Jam implemented stronger safety measures.
For many, changes in the weather affect mood. For some, this can lead to serious issues, such as seasonal affective disorder. Learn more about these effects and what you can do to combat them.
Cats do not always bite to be aggressive and mean. Cats use biting as a way to communicate their emotions. Learn what your cat is trying to say when it bites you.
Even with all the safety features, Nascar still deals with fan injuries at Nascar events. From Daytona 2013 to Allison's famous 1987 wreck, here's a brief look at some of them.
Regifting is a great way to get rid of those gifts that just don't quite fit you or your personality. Being a savvy regifter involves a bit of thinking and organization. Here are some tips.
There is much more to NASCAR than just racing around in a circle for a few hours. Explore the history, strategy, and basics of this famous motorsport.
You can easily change your passive voice sentences to active. Here are some tips for finding passive voice along with practice exercises for passive voice and subject and verb.
Going to Walt Disney World with young kids can be a lot of fun. This article explores the options available for younger visitors at Hollywood Studios and Animal Kingdom.
Test your LHOP knowledge with a quiz. The Little House on the Prairie TV Series has surprising lessons.
Sometimes your movie experience will be enhanced if you read the book first. Other times, skipping the book and going straight to the film is your best move.
Take some time to think about the kind of food you will feed your cat. Making careful choices can help your cat lead a longer and healthier life.
Bullying is not a modern phenomenon. However, the use of technology has taken it to a new level.
The over-regulation of imaginative play is stifling an important part of childhood. Making sure your child has the time and resources for games of make-believe is important.
Free play is an important part of childhood. Making sure your child has opportunities for unstructured play is important for their development.
Senior cats can be fun to own. Their more mellow personalities make them a wonderful addition to your family. Here are some things to be aware of as you care for your aging cat as well as tips.