Author: Isabel Eanes
When you first start dating a new guy you are very careful to present yourself in the best light possible. You constantly make sure you clean your house and wash your hair and pick out just the right clothes for the evening; a pair of tight jeans and a shirt just low enough to get him interested but not be x-rated. This is the new period in a relationship where each person is worried about the impression they are presenting to the other person. Everybody knows that this period is not sustainable and that eventually each person’s true colors come out. Is this a bad thing? Definitely not because it is important to be who you really are with the person you are in a relationship with. At what point do couples cross the line between being in the good impressions stage to the comfortable, I’ll just put my pajamas on stage? There are several obvious signs that couples tend to exhibit when they are entering the “comfortable zone”.
One of the major signs that a couple is comfortable with each other is when they stop dressing up in special clothes just for an evening at home. When you are in a new relationship you want to look your best even if you are just going to watch tv at home. With comfortable couples, looking good matter less than the time spent together. They skip the frills and spend that getting ready time with each other. Along those lines comes the brushing of the teeth. We all know that when a new relationship is in the works that first kiss can come at anytime so we need to be prepared for that. As a result, we brush our teeth before every meeting. Even after the first kiss, we tend to brush our teeth more frequently because we know that we will likely be making out more and do not want to offend our partners. Once we are comfortable with our partners, we realize that bad breath happens and we are less worried about it, especially if we are spending the night with our partners. Morning breath is unavoidable and good morning kisses are inevitable.
You can also tell if you and your partner are getting comfortable by the way your residences look when you get together. At first we are worried about our partner thinking we are slobs but after a while they get to know us and there is nothing to hide anymore. If we do not feel like picking up before they come over then we just do not. Likewise there are certain things ladies tend to do more than men such as our eating habits. Women are always worried about their figures and their boyfriends thinking they are sexy and thus tend to eat about half of what they normally would during the first few weeks. We always take a doggie bag home from a restaurant and never have seconds at home. Once we are more comfortable with our man and know that they find us attractive the way we are, we are more likely to eat until we are full.
When we are comfortable with our partners we tend to let all of our little quirks come out and we do not care about them. We do not care about our partners quirks either. We feel like we can just be ourselves and we tend to do just that. Whenever you see yourself or your partner exhibiting any of these behaviors you know that your relationship is comfortable and settled. It is likely this relationship is going to last for a while because you each are free to be yourselves.
It is these quirks that make the relationship stronger because it has been found that people of opposite personalities are attracted to each other the most and are also the ones that last for a longer period of time otherwise people become sexually frustrated and have to resort to Cialis after sometime.
Usually, children are employed as shepherds or to take care of younger children, in the cities, they are employed most often as the domestic help, mechanics, carpet weavers, and waste collectors, cleaners in restaurants, beedi makers and in cracker factories. Child workers work in terrible conditions. You can read more about these working conditions and what you can do on your end in order to abolish child labor in your region on https://www.velgenklere.no/ along with several other latest things that are happening around the globe.
In international labor organization has said that India has the largest number of full-time child workers with their age ranging between five and fourteen years. Many of them or working in hazardous occupations. According to a recent report of the United Nations children’s fund [UNICEF], India has about 11 crore of child laborers of whom, 2.5 crore work in Maharashtra alone.
Children, who used to learn their trade from their parents, now go to work in industries. The factory replaces the home. Children are employed since they need to be paid very little and they do not protest against hard work. That’s how child labor took root.
The reason for child labor being so prevalent in our society lie in certain factors: poverty, youth unemployment, low income, illiteracy, low standard of living and social backwardness are the major ones among them. Any child who does not go to school is a child laborer, according to Shantha Sinha, a Magsaysay Award-winning social worker of the Mamidipudi Venkatarangaiah Trust that works to rehabilitate child workers. According to child labor (prohibitiob0 act, all persons below the age of fourteen are children. They have the right to education.
The malaise of child labor is not uniformly spread in the country. In India, where literacy is high, child labor has come down. But in Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu, where the literacy figure is high, child labor is high too. In Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, and Rajasthan, illiteracy is high as is child labor.
Normally child laborers are four types.
- Domestic workers
- Are bonded labors.
- Wage laborers and
- other noneconomic workers.
Bonded laborers work under landlords as their parents have taken loans from them. They are found mostly in agriculture, brick-making and other such jobs where they form a majority. Most of them are from the scheduled castes and tribes.
It is estimated that there are about 5.5 crore children in our country engaged in agriculture, mines, brick kilns, constriction, fishing, carpet-weaving, fireworks, match factories, glass-cutting, beedi-making, diamond -cutting and polishing, electroplating, dyeing, washing clothes, as domestic help and in such other jobs. About 20% of these children work to pay back their parents’ loans. Child worker was engulfed by pollution.
Child laborers have education and health facilities. Poverty, lack of nutritious food, illiteracy, and overwork cause them serious harm. Their work makes them suffer extreme heat, humidity, dust, dirt, and smoke. They suffer from such dreadful diseases as asthma, tuberculosis, and hepatitis, to name of few. Such children are forced to do all the jobs that adults do not want to do. They lose their childhood and innocent in the process. They lose about 90% of their physical strength due to the lifting of heavy loads as part of their job. This has a harmful effect on the child’s body.
Children working in glass -cutting, and brass industries are particularly affected by ill health. Bad health also dogs children working in mines, quarries and construction industries, which literally live in dust and dirt. In the brick kilns, children aged less than fourteen carry heavy brick loads weighing almost 10 kilos on their heads. In Kashmir, where children work in the carpet-weaving industry, tuberculosis and Asthma are common. There are no chances of their getting any medicine and nobody cares if they are injured.
The movement against child labor
There is a big movement going on to prevent children, [under any circumstance] from working in the hazardous industry. Along wit, non-governmental organizations and the governments are working to increase educational opportunities for such children. All across the country, efforts are being made to stop child labor and send children to school through the national child labor project.
White tea has long been used in China, dating back to at least the Ming Dynasty. But it has only been in the last few years that Westerners have discovered the intoxicating taste. But what is white tea, and how is it different than any other tea? White tea will be a great resource to keep the body healthy and fit. The discovering of the tea will be healthy for the person with the reasonable price tags.
White tea is from the Camilla Sinensis plant, which is the same plant which produces black, green, and oolong tea. These are considered the only true teas. Black tea involves a long, complex form of fermentation which gives it its black color. Oolong tea involves less fermentation. Green tea does not involve fermentation at all, but it is from a more mature plant. White tea does not have any fermentation, but it is from an immature tea plant. The buds are picked very early in the early spring, with the best white teas coming from only the buds, which were picked within a two day period. In less expensive white teas, some leaves may be included with the buds. The white tea gets its name from these buds. They are covered in a fine hair that turns white when they are dried.
Many people have heard of the antioxidant benefits of green tea. But the health benefits are even bigger with white tea. They contain a huge amount of polyphenols, which are powerful antioxidants. Drinking tea has been shown to have some kind of effect in lowering the risk of heart disease, strokes, blood vessel dilation, osteoporosis, and even cancer, although more testing is needed before doctors can recommend this as a treatment.
Anyone who has had white tea can tell you that it has a sweet flavor. This does not come from sweetener, but from the natural flavor of the tea. Because the buds have the least processing, they are thought to have the strongest concentration of flavonoids. It is not unusual for Westerners to drink white tea without any sweetener having been added.
Recently, many companies have realized the exquisite aroma that comes from white tea, and begun incorporating that scent into their products. You can now find candles, deodorizing spray, bath products, and even perfumes with its scent. There is a white tea scented shower gel and body scrub which I purchased from Walmart for only a dollar each. The smell is so intoxicating and relaxing that I use it after especially stressful days as a way to relax myself to sleep.
The best white tea available for drinking is “Silver Needles” which has only buds which were picked within a two day period. Although white tea is the rarest type of tea, and this is the rarest of the white teas, its flavor is worth every penny.
If you have not yet tried a cup of white tea, pick some up or visit a coffee shop which carries tea products. Borders has a coffee bar within most of their locations, and they sell white tea and containers of white tea in this area. It is truly a healthful treat that is certain to relax and calm you.
It is so interesting; the things that people say when they do not first consider consequences and, more importantly, how it will be perceived by others. We are always told to ‘think before you speak’ and that is so very important for a word spoken without forethought can easily reveal much about a person’s integrity and character. One can reveal a kind heart and compassionate nature, or they can show the dark, wicked underpinning of their psyche. Think about the things that you do and say and consider what they reveal about you. Words that are spoken in kindness and love will reveal a kind and loving nature with strength of character and integrity while words spoken with cruelty and spite show something much darker. Words spoken in anger or emotion can be damaging. Sometimes taking a little time to think about what you say can mean the difference between revealing a compassionate being or a hateful spirit. That time taken before speaking can bring about amazing wisdom and the more compassionate character may emerge.
We live a simple life. I have raised my children to be non-materialistic. We find joy and contentment in what we have, not in what we supposedly lack. In our eyes, we lack nothing. We have a close-knit family and we all love each other very much. We have a roof over our heads and food on our table. We are spiritually fulfilled; all of us were not only baptized but were ‘saved,’ years ago. Our faith is the cornerstone of who we are and my husband and I try to be examples to our children and to show them what Christians are and what they do, not just give lip service to a title and use it as a badge of honor. Our faith is what guides us and it is what evokes the compassionate nature that resides within us.
We do not need, nor do we desire, new cars or new homes. We do not focus on money; we focus on the things that truly matter: the strength of character, love, integrity and the conviction of our faith. We do not see illness as a burden but as an opportunity to gain wisdom and knowledge so that we may help others who are stricken with the same maladies. We do not see that taking care of my elderly, widowed mother is an encumbrance or something negative. We see it as a path that God has guided all of us (I, my husband and our children) on so that we may emerge wiser, stronger, more compassionate and more appreciative of sacrifice.
Our children have learned so much through this experience. I always told them (long before my husband ever came into the picture) that their words can cause harm and that they should never say something cruel that may hurt someone else. I grew up with an uncle who was a quadriplegic. My father was diagnosed with heart disease and diabetes early in life. My mother suffered depression brought about by a chemical imbalance. I watched these courageous people not only work to help themselves and rise above their conditions, but they also reached out and helped others in the process. My father entered into the political arena to help the people (whether they were actual voters or not) in his district. He gained the respect of many local officials as well as senators, representatives, and governors. His funeral looked like a political reunion! LOL
My father had touched so many lives without regard to race, economic level, education. He loved everyone and wanted to help them all. I guess that is where my idealism comes from. See, we often only focus on the ‘negative’ things that we inherit from our parents: heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure, but we rarely consider the positive things. True, I inherited a predisposition to the conditions from which he suffered, but I also inherited his clear, blue sparkling eyes, his quick wit, his infallible sense of humor, his charisma, his charm, his intellect, his compassion, and his idealism. In my book, those qualities far outweigh any physical ailments that may come to me. I can take medication to improve my physical condition, but there is no cure for a heart that is as hard as stone. There is no pill for a lack of compassion or for a spirit that is devoid of love and understanding beyond its owner’s own small world.
I will take these conditions that my parents passed to me gladly is it means that I can glean a better understanding of the trials that others experience. My own trials have enabled me to help others tremendously. I have spoken to groups throughout the Northwest on stress and depression, for it has been with me for most of my life. My husband is my main support system, something I have never had in a mate before now. In the past, my companions only added to the stress and made the condition worse, but my husband helps me, loves me and listens although he may not understand. He is my rock. I can reach out to him at any time, day or night, no matter where he is or what he is doing and he will talk to me, hold me or just listen to me. I can honestly say that I have not had any significant symptoms or any real depressive times since I have been with him. He has been so wonderful. He does not even realize that his patience and love has inspired me and helped me be more patient with others whom I encounter and may be afflicted with this same affliction – diagnosed or not.
Tolerance is the key to peace in your life. You do not have to embrace my ideas and beliefs, but you should respect them. I value opinions both for and against what I believe. When we limit our receptiveness to just one way of thought, we limit our personal growth. I may express views that oppose yours and I may offer opinions that support my views, but there is nothing wrong with that. By opening a two way, healthy dialogue, we learn about two very different worlds. I come from a highly spiritual, cerebral world that many people do not understand and consider strange. That is OK, I was a ‘geek’ in school, in college, among my friends and I will always be a ‘geek.’ I am fine with that. I just see the world through different eyes, and isn’t that what makes the world such a wonderfully diverse place? When we start shunning people who are ‘different,’ we limit ourselves and what we can learn about the world around us.
It is all about faith, the strength of character and integrity. This is the lesson that my husband and I strive to teach our children. We don’t have much, but we do have that and it is our comfort during those times when we wonder how the bills will be paid or how our family will be fed. We know that our faith, strength of character and integrity will see us through the dark times and shine like the sun guiding us to a brighter horizon. Best of all, that peace radiates outward to show itself to the world. We are kinder, more tolerant and show more compassion to others because of it. Peace in your life can be more valuable than any material possession. With all this in mind, it is really important that the supplier of coffee shops try to keep up with the expectations of their visitors by serving them with the best coffee and environment that is calm and relaxing.
The early generation console wars were mostly a two way race between Sega and Nintendo. During the 4th generation of video game consoles, the Super Nintendo and Sega Genesis were the top machines on the market. While not even half as popular, the TurboGrafx-16 managed to garner a marginally significant market share. Unfortunately for the gamers, the console did not prove successful enough, ensuring that few gamers ever enjoyed many of the excellent games on the system.
When the Wii Virtual Console was introduced, retro gaming quickly became popular. Surprising many gamers, as well as including games from old Nintendo systems, the Wii Virtual Console also released games from Sega systems and the TurboGrafx-16. Due to this, gamers have a chance to play many of the great TurboGrafx-16 games that previously failed to reach a wide audience. Presented below are some of the best TurboGrafx games on the Wii Virtual Console.
Alien Crush / Devil’s Crush(Hudson Soft) – These two games are part of a series of pinball games released by Hudson Soft. The games combine features of traditional pinball with features only available in a video game (like bonus levels). The graphics are weird, but flavorful and game play is insanely addictive. These games are generally considered cult classics among hard core retro gamers.
Splatterhouse (Namco) – One of the few well known TurboGrafx-16 games of the 4th generation, Splatterhouse is considered to be one of the most violent games made at the time. Looking to steal the “edgy” reputation that Sega had, this TurboGrafx-16 game had realistic looking blood and essentially let the player be a serial killer. The game still has good simple game play and a powerful legacy.
Bonk’s Adventure / Bonk’s Revenge (Hudson Soft) – Every gaming system has a mascot. Nintendo systems have Mario, Sega systems have Sonic, and TurboGrafx-16 has Bonk. Bonk is a caveman who fights aliens by head butting them. This unusual concept really isn’t much stranger than a hyper speed hedgehog or a plumber fighting dinosaurs to rescue princesses. Unfortunately, while unusual, Bonk didn’t really stand out in any meaningful way. Still, the Bonk games actually had slightly better game play than Mario games released at the time and even if the hero isn’t that remarkable, the games are worth playing.
Bomberman ’93 / Bomberman ’94 (Hudson Soft) – The Bomberman series of games has been released on nearly every console since the NES. The single player game is interesting, but not spectacular. What makes these games so good is the multiplayer mode. Multiplayer mode features simple game play of running around, grabbing power-ups and blowing up the opponents. As is often the case, simple equates to fun and these games are some of the best party games available. The games at the Pokemon go account will provide fun and entertainment in the life of the players. Different versions of the pokemon game can be enjoyed at the account.
R-Type (Hudson Soft) – R-Type is considered to be one of the greatest classic arcade shooters ever. The port to the TurboGrafx-16 maintained nearly all of its arcade splendor and the game is still an excellent fast-paced, frenetic, space shooter. Since almost every modern space shooter game borrows features from this game, there really is no better way to enjoy the genre in its purest form than to download this classic hit.
Nowadays, with so many local supermarkets that carry frozen Chinese dumplings (jiaozi or shuijiao), it’s definitely reduced the difficult and time consuming task of making individual dumplings for the family to enjoy. It’s just easier to buy the frozen packages of dumplings and then throw them in a pot of bowling water to cook.
But there’s an art to boiling frozen Chinese dumplings.
Often than not, they’re treated as ravioli, simply tossed into a pot of bowling water until they’re fully cooked – but the dumpling skin is much thinner than the pasta dough that encases the fillings, so it’s very susceptible to breaking and softening under boiling water and negligence. It’s definitely not good to ever leave dumplings unattended. The skin will get mushy and the end result will be a mess of dumpling skin and filling floating in the water.
What you want is perfectly intact filling inside the dumpling skin so that when you bite into it there’s a bit of bounce in the dough and (depending on which brand you buy) steaming hot juice from the filling spills out.
Basically, to enjoy a perfectly boiled dumpling there are at least two components that must be there: the intact dumpling skin and filling. The tang, which is the tiny bit of soup that’ll form from the filling inside the dumpling skin, is another component that should also be in the perfectly boiled dumpling, but depending on what filling you buy (I recommend the pork and leek filling) or what brand you’ve bought, the amount of tang that appears in your dumpling varies.
Thus, the secret then, to the perfect boiled dumpling, assuming you’ve bought frozen dumplings, is the boiling process. You will need to have boiled the dumplings at least two to three times. It should also be noted that boiled dumplings (shujiao) are not the same as wontons (húntun) and that the cooking processes between the two differ.
For a package of frozen dumplings:
First, you want to get a basic medium to large pot (sauce pots or soup pots) that you would normally use to boil pasta or noodles. Fill it up to about a bit more than half with cold water. Boil it on high heat.
Once the water is boiling put in your dumplings (a bag would be perfect) individually. It’s important to separate the dumplings instead of throwing them all in as one massive frozen chunk. You might get the occasional already broken dumpling as you’re separating them, but that’s alright. After you’ve placed the dumplings in the water, stir the dumplings to prevent them from sticking to the pot and then you can cover the pot with a lid or leave as is. If you choose to cover the pot with a lid to speed up the cooking process, make sure to keep an eye on the pot.
During this time it’s important that you fill a bowl completely with cold water. Depending on the size of your bowl, if you’re using a small rice bowl, you’ll need two bowls of water, but if you’re using a rather large soup bowl, you just need one.
Make sure to stir the dumplings once in a while to prevent sticking. As soon as the water starts boiling, pour in half of your bowl’s water (or one of the small rice bowl’s water). Stir the dumplings lightly. And wait for it to bring to a boil again. It should take relatively one to two minutes so there will be no need to cover the pot.
Depending on the relative thickness of your dumpling’s skin, most frozen dumplings you buy at the store will not need a third boiling. However, handmade frozen dumplings you can buy from independent bakeries, vendors or restaurants will have thicker dumpling skins and will require a third boiling, thus once the water’s boiled again, pour in your second half of water. And for the last time, you will have to wait for the water to boil. Again, it should take less than two minutes. As soon as it boils, close the heat or turn to low and quickly ladle the dumplings out of the pot and into your serving dish.
If you plan to let the dumplings cool, a good tip is to drizzle a bit of sesame oil onto the dumplings to prevent sticking while adding extra flavor. To serve, the traditional soy-vinegar dipping sauce (with or without chili sauce) is the best condiment for the dumplings. Mix soy sauce with a splash of rice vinegar and a drizzle of sesame oil for the dipping sauce.
Boiling frozen dumplings is a very simple process. It just requires a bit of patience and attention, but Chinese dumplings are definitely something that everyone can cook perfectly, just follow the tips and you can also enjoy the perfect dumplings at home. In order to buy megamycobalance, there should be preparing of the budget through the person. It will restrict the purchasing power to the person to a limit. The person should not spend money in excess of the prices or limits.
The weather has gotten warmer, and the kids are out of school. If you have a backyard pool or a community swimming pool nearby, you will probably be spending many afternoons there. You may be invited to a friend’s house for a pool party, or you may be taking a vacation and will have access to a pool at a hotel or campground. TriFactor announced a program in which proper attention will be paid to the safety of the children. Experts will guide them in the depth of pool on how to swim without injuries.
No matter which pool you visit, you will want to take every precaution to keep the kids safe during their play. I have listed a few ways to do that below.
Supervision, supervision, supervision!
When the kids are in the pool, there should always be an adult to keep a close eye on them. The adult should know how to administer CPR if possible, in the case of an emergency.
For children under the age of five, or for any children who are not able to swim, touch supervision should be in place. Touch supervision is when an adult is in the pool and within arms’ reach of the child.
Follow the rules!
Public pools will have signs posted that list the pool rules, and they should be reviewed and followed. Even if you are enjoying a private pool, there are several rules that should be followed to keep everyone safe. The walkway around the pool will likely be wet and slippery, so there should be no running or horseplay.
Before diving into the water, make sure that the water is designated for diving. Water usually needs to be eight feet or deeper for safe diving.
Because most everyone will be walking around in their bare feet, you want to be sure that there is not any broken glass on the ground. Use unbreakable containers for water and snacks.
Watch the weather!
Keep an eye on the weather, especially when the sky gets cloudy. The kids may be having a blast, but everyone should get out of the water at the first sound of thunder or the first flash of lightening, and move indoors.
Sunscreen should be applied liberally, even when spending time in the water. Choose a brand that is waterproof, and has an SPF rating of 15 or higher. Even when using waterproof sunscreen, it should be reapplied often to ensure proper coverage and protection.
Make sure rescue equipment is available!
Even before putting your feet, or your kids’ feet, in the water, you should make sure that there is rescue equipment close by and readily available. In the unfortunate event of an emergency, you want to be sure that you have access to a life preserver or shepherd’s hook. You should also make sure that a phone is close by.
Playing games and cooling off in the pool are great ways to spend time with the kids during these hot summer days. Following these few tips will help to keep them safe and free to enjoy pool fun all summer long.
Spring is in the air and chances are you’ve spent the last few weeks cleaning, de-cluttering and getting ready for an upcoming yard sale. Before you place a five-cent sticker on your garage sale garbage, take a moment to think about some fresh uses for your old stuff and the furniture that you no longer need. Moving your old bulky furniture is not an easy task which is why furniture removal philadelphia is there to help you. They will help you with the adjustment of your furniture according to your space so that you can successfully host your garage sale.
Let me help you start your brainstorming session by offering some new uses for old things most of us have tucked away somewhere in our home (or stored in our garage).
Corkboards – The last time I cleaned my office I found two large cork boards I wasn’t using any longer. When my husband cleaned out our shed, he found a half-dozen circular cork boards that are usually used to set plants on. (Since my plants usually die…I had plenty of them leftover).
I spray painted the corkboard circles bright green and hung them randomly in my daughter’s room to look like polka-dots. If you are feeling extra creative, you can create caterpillars out of the circles or use six of them to create a large flower. You can even paint them to look like baseballs, basketballs or soccer balls for a sports-themed room.
I created a colorful spring photo collage using one of the rectangular boards. I simply covered it with bright floral fabric and crisscrossed matching ribbon across the front of the board. Wherever two ribbons met on the front of the board I secured them using large, inexpensive upholstery tacks.
I created a simple message center using the last corkboard. I had some left-over chalkboard paint and quickly covered the board with three coats. I attached a notebook, pen and sticky note pad on the one side and left the other side blank so I could write a quick “I love you” note, or add verses and inspirational quotes with the chalk. I placed this chalkboard in our laundry room as a fun addition to one of our gathering places.
Clay Pots and Planters – It is easy to give a planter or pot a quick update using a can of spray paint or outdoor paint markers you can find at most craft stores. As I mentioned earlier, I don’t have a green thumb so I tend to have a lot of pots lying around in the garage, craft room and shed.
Each spring I grab a few empty pots and use them as bright storage containers throughout my home. I painted three pots and placed them in my office to hold scissors, pens, and markers. I painted another one to match my bathroom and use it to hold my daughter’s brushes and combs. Large clay pots also make wonderful utensil holders in the kitchen. You can simply spray paint them to match your décor.
I also recently decorated my daughter’s room in a garden theme. Since she is extremely crafty, I created a small “art center” in the corner of her bedroom. I sprayed a few more pots in with vivid spring colors and placed them on her art-desk to hold crayons, scissors, and paintbrushes.
Glass Plates and Dishes – One of my favorite unique ways to update my homes’ look for spring is to display family photos in unique ways. Recently I found a “set” of five plain glass dishes on clearance. I purchased the plates and dug through my “memory box” to find items to decorate them with.
I found some vintage photos of my grandparents that my mother had copied for me. Since they were an unusual size, I couldn’t frame them using a typical frame. I proceeded to copy them in black and white and while resizing them to fit the plate. Then, I took the decoupage medium and “glued” the image to the back of the plate. They turned out beautifully. While there was a bit of “bubbling” that occurred as the glue dried, it gave the vintage photos a wonderful antique look. I added a black plate holder (that I also found in my “junk-room” and ended up with a unique wall display. (You can view the plate collage I created in the photo on the left).
You can also decoupage brightly colored napkins, children’s artwork, and your favorite greeting cards onto the back of clear glass plates. This is a wonderfully inexpensive way to update your look based upon the season.
So, are you ready to transform your garage sale clutter into spring decorating treasures? Continue reading Spring Decorating articles for more great “trash to treasure” decorating tips.
- Written by: Isabel Eanes
- Category: Guide, Health and Fitness, Medicine, Supplement
- Published: March 19, 2020
When I first heard about Glucasmine Chondroitin; from a friend, I was having a lot of trouble with my feet. As a mom, I was spending a lot of time on my feet, and was feeling pretty miserable. I thought I’d give it a try, and it worked.
I went to the health food store in the morning, came home and took two supplements. By that same afternoon, the pain was diminishing. I know it’s hard to believe, but I now know other people who have gotten the same astonishing results.
Not only does Glucosamine Chondroitin; help with bones, it also helps to relieve problems with surrounding muscle tissue and cartilage.
As unbelievable as the fast action of this supplement sounds, I had another incident with the same quick results. I recently irritated some tendons while bike riding, but had forgotten all about Glucosamine Chondroitin.;
When I complained about the soreness just above my knee, my husband reminded me to use this miracle supplement. Though the pain had gotten quite severe, I started back using the Glucosamine Chondroitin; – voila! – the pain was gone almost immediately.
I recommended this supplement to my elderly neighbor who was riddled with arthritis. She had asked her doctor if would be o.k. to use Glucosamine Chondroitin;, and he said it would be alright.
By the next week she approached me to thank me profusely. With a tone of relief in her voice, she related how it’s the first time in years she had experienced any relief from the chronic pain.
Glucosamine Chondroitin; is an amino sugar. The fact that it is a sugar is meaningful. In the first place, I believe that’s the reason it assimilates so quickly.
One other factor about the sugar is that it shows up on blood tests, and is known to actually raise insulin levels somewhat.
Most supplements work symbiotically in pairs. Glucosamine Chondroitin; needs to be taken with calcium. When taking calcium, the need for vitamin D, magnesium, and zinc is a consideration.
Since Glucosamine Chondroitin; has been discovered by the elderly, there are products assimilated with the calcium and other bone function support minerals and more. These combos are pretty high priced, so I just stick to an individual ingredient and add the rest myself.
Another glucosamine is on the market for a much cheaper price, but it has nowhere near the effectiveness. The glucosamine sulfate is really not a bargain, as it doesn’t do very much insofar as relieving pain in my experience.
If you are having painful episodes with joints, or muscles ask your doctor about it. Glucosamine amp; Chondroiton offers a lot of relief.
Weak bones and joint pains are normally what you experience during old age but today, sadly, even youngsters are prone to it due to lack of proper diet and air, food and water being mixed with pollutants that do unimaginable harm to the body. Glucosamine is a welcome oasis in such trying times as it keeps the bones strong, something that even best greens powder would be hard pressed to do, given the excessive artificial substances it is mixed with.
KNOCK KNOCK KNOCK KNOCK KNOCK! It’s 7:00 in the morning, and guess who’s at the door. It’s your boyfriend’s mother. You answer it, in a rage. Then you go get her son, because she wants to speak to him. Ten minutes after his mother’s incessant rambling, your boyfriend comes back in. You ask what she wanted.
“Oh, she just bought us a house phone, because she can’t get a hold of me on my cell.”
“We can’t afford a house phone!”
“It’s okay, she said she’d help us pay for it.”
If you have ever been in a situation like this with your boyfriend and his mother, there is a good chance he may be a momma’s boy. Whether she entices him with money, in order to keep him on her “leash,” or she calls him in the middle of your vacation for something pointless that could have waited; dealing with this type of woman is not a piece of pie by any means. This kind of parental-child bond is unhealthy, and can ruin your relationship if not handled carefully.
There are more chances of him doing the bidding of his momma than yours and if you still want to be with him, the going will not be easy and the chances of break up are quite high in such cases, unless you have an extraordinary amount of patience, perseverance and tolerance to go through this ordeal. It may also be that he will dance to both your tunes, but will always side with his mother. There is always an okcupid app that you can consult for more information but I will share my own story to explain the matter in detail.
I have found, from personal experience, that it seems things only get worse as time goes by when you are in a relationship with a momma’s boy. He may change and eventually stand up to his mother, which could send her through the roof. However, you have to ask yourself, is this something I can live with for the rest of my life, if he does not stand up to her? If the answer is no, you have 2 options. Either you can stay with him and wait it out, or you can break up. The answer is never simple, especially if he is a great guy who treats you well and has many qualities you are looking for in a partner.
Let’s say you decide to stay with your partner. The first step to improvement is to sit down with him and tell him how you feel. Do not be hostile or poke fun at him, as this will make him angry, and he will always side with his mother. Let him know that her 5am calls are not acceptable, and that when he spends hours every single day at his parents house it makes you feel left out and unappreciated. Another important aspect of communicating, is not to go to his mother. She will be argumentative, and you will leave feeling like a piece of plastic.
One thing you should never do in a relationship like this, is to try to “top” his mother. Unfortunately, you will never win, and it will only leave you upset and exhausted. You are not his mother; therefore you are not responsible for doing everything for him. Don’t take on that roll. I have noticed that momma’s boys can be hard to live with simply due to the fact that their whole life, their mother has probably done everything for them. Once they move in with a girlfriend, they will subconsciously expect the same thing.
If all else fails, and you just can’t take the drama anymore, leave. You will thank yourself later. If the relationship is affecting you mentally to the point where you’re about to blow your top, do not stick around. Men like this often will never learn, and if you feel it’s not worth your time, move on.