Category: CLEARinse Blog

A Beginner’s Guide to Using Essential Oils with Children

Essential oils are pure aromatic plant essences. They are distilled from flowers, fruit, leaves, resins, roots, seeds, and wood – and are used for their healing properties the world over. Some essential oils are suitable for children; others are not suitable for children and some are even dangerous to children (children with epilepsy should not […]

Read more

10 Tips for Working at Home with Young Children

Working at home can be stressful, especially with small children in the house. Where is the balance between work and home when home IS work? Here are some suggestions to help both you and your kids make the most of each day at the home office. Try to get up at least an hour before the […]

Read more

Saving for College: 529 College Savings Plans

If you’re like most parents, saving for your children’s college education is a priority and a big challenge. Tuition and related costs at both public and private universities have been rising at 5% per year or more — far exceeding the rate of inflation. To put that into perspective, a child born in 2016 should […]

Read more

6 Creative Ways to Sneak Health Food into Your Child’s Diet

If you are a parent, you’re probably all-too-familiar with hearing “eww!” ick!” “I don’t like it!” and “That’s gross!” coming out of your child’s mouth. In fact, getting a child to eat health food can sometimes be as hard as getting a parking space that three other cars are waiting for. If you’re tired of […]

Read more

Life as a Single Parent

By Hazel-Ann La Fortune One year ago my life as I had known it for seven years came crashing down around me — my marriage broke up. I cannot really say that it was a total surprise — things were steadily going from bad to worse — but it still hit me hard. I felt rejected, […]

Read more

How to Choose the Right Furnace Filter to Improve Indoor Air Quality

Selecting the best furnace filter is very important to indoor air quality. Indoor air, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, is two to five times more polluted than outdoor air. But the reason most people are not aware of this is because microscopic size dust particles are present in the home that are not […]

Read more

How to Start a Successful Babysitting Co-op

A babysitting co-op, sometimes called a babysitting club, is a group of families in a community who decide to share the task of babysitting by swapping time with each other rather than charging money. In that way, the members of the co-op can get access to occasional child care services without having to be concerned […]

Read more

Career Goals Getting in the Way of Family? Try These Simple Ideas

When it comes to a new career plan or changed career goals, you may find you have even less time for yourself and your family — especially if you have to continue to work while you are pursuing the new career goals you have set for yourself. So in order to help balance things out, […]

Read more

11 Cost-Effective Ways to Keep Your Child Safe Around the Home

About two and a half million children are injured by hazards in the home each year. The good news is that many of these occurrences can be prevented by using simple child safety devices that are readily available today. You can childproof your home for a minimal cost without compromising the safety of your child […]

Read more

Baby Shoes: When Do I Need Them and How to Choose?

Choosing the correct baby shoes for infants and young toddlers can be daunting, This guide will make you a little more confident when it comes to making your purchase. Babies Who Do Not Yet Crawl Babies which are not yet crawling or walking really do not need shoes, and it is advisable to let them […]

Read more
Translate »