Alcoholism can be detrimental not only to a personís health, but to interpersonal relationships and the family dynamic. Although itís common to drink to celebrate a holiday or major event, at family dinners, or when dining out with colleagues, some people drink alcohol regularly just to be able to go about their daily lives. Alcoholics dontít necessarily drink every day, but they physically crave alcohol and have trouble functioning without it.
Drinking Statistics for SingaporeIt is believed that 4.3% of males and 0.8% of females regularly drink alcohol in Singapore. In this case regular drinking is defined as consuming alcohol on more than 4 days per week. One of the
Children will do almost anything to get out of chores. Typical excuses run the gamut "from 'Iíve got a stomach ache,' to 'Iím a kid. I shouldnít have to do chores,'" says Mason Turner, MD, chief of psychiatry at Kaiser Permanente, San Francisco Medical Center.
In fact, one survey found that 74% of parents report that their children rarely help with chores unless asked. And a full 50% of parents say they spend as much time arguing with their kids about chores as the children spend doing chores.
For many parents, it may seem easier to do the chores themselves. If youíre one of them, this article is for you:
Have you ever felt that your family, particularly you children, do not appreciate you? Motherhood can, indeed, sap the very last drop of your energy, right? Well, watch this video and see how kids see their mummies and be re-energised and get that much needed strength to get by. Here's a must-watch video of
What moms think about themselves vs. What their kids think.
Are you a breastfeeding mum? Or maybe a mum who nurtures her kid using formula milk? Do you co-sleep, or not? If you're a mum, you're probably fighting the battle of the Mummy Wars. Tiring? You bet.! Well, dont't you think this is the time to end the mummy wars, once and for all?!? Watch this awesome video:
Foundation stains on your collar should not ruin your day, here are uh-may-zing hacks for your wardrobe mishaps:
1. Fix foundation stains with a little bit of shaving cream. If you take off your shirt and accidentally smudge your makeup on the collar, just wipe a dollop of shaving cream on the spot to pretreat it before tossing it in the wash.
2. Spray a small amount of vodka on your clothes to eliminate strong odors. If you dont't have time to wash a shirt before wearing it again but it has a strong, lingering smell, just spray on some vodka and let it dry. The alcohol kills odor-causing bacteria.
3. Erase unsightly armpit stains with lemon juice or baking soda. Scrub out the stains with a mixture
Lack of sleep isnít the only thing sapping your energy. Little things you do (and dontít do) can exhaust you both mentally and physically, which can make getting through your day a chore. Here, experts reveal common bad habits that can make you feel tired, plus simple lifestyle tweaks that will put the pep back in your step.
You skip exercise when youíre tired
Skipping your workout to save energy actually works against you. In a University of Georgia study, sedentary but otherwise healthy adults who began exercising lightly three days a week for as little as 20 minutes at a time reported feeling less fatigued and more energized after six
Mums , you might have seen the news that is circulating and is continuously shocking people all around the globe (including yourselves). Apparently, the Sanrio character, who turns 40 this year and the most favored character not only of small girls but of adult females as well, is reportedly not a cat. Hello Kitty, according to Sanrio, is "a little girl".
Carolina Miranda, L.A. Times writer, learned it from anthropologist Christine R. Yano of University of Hawaii, who has studied Hello Kitty
Is drinking a glass of wine with dinner going to be harmful to my nursing baby? Is drinking safe at all? What should I do if I got drunk? These are the common questions nursing mothers ask: The effect of drinking alcohol on their breastmilk.
Breastfeeding mothers receive conflicting advice about whether alcohol consumption can have an effect on their baby, which often leaves mothers feeling like they have more questions than answers. So, what information should a mother who is considering drinking while breastfeeding know?
The occasional drink is unlikely to harm you or your baby. However, it's safest not to have more than one or two units of alcohol, once or twice a week, if you are breastfeeding.