The Nativity Fast is one of the four Canonical Fasting Seasons in the Church year. This is a joyous fast in anticipation of the Nativity of Christ. During this period, the traditional fasting discipline (no meat or derivatives such as eggs and dairy) is observed, while on certain days, dispensation is given for wine, oil […]
Adolescence is a quite difficult and demanding period in a child’s life, that usually unbalances the relationships between the family members. It is no coincidence that teenage years are often described as reluctant, rebellious and confrontational. As teenagers gradually grow up, they consequently cease to be the children they once were in the past few […]
Many people tend to store and accumulate a great deal of stuff that they do not use, because they think it might come in handy in the future. Others find it difficult to part with useless and unnecessary items due to their sentimental value. If your home is accumulated with tiny or old decorations, if […]
A new season often marks new beginnings for many people. If you must deal with changing schools this year -whether it involves transitioning from elementary to high school or moving to a different area or choosing another school-, then it is likely that your children may not welcome this outcome. Changing schools can be a […]
Normally, the human body consists of about 60% water, which is distributed in all tissues and makes up a large part of the blood and organs. However, it is possible that the amount of water in the body -or fluids in general- increases above normal levels, leading to the so-called water retention, which is usually […]
Summer season is on! It is time to have fun, relax, feel carefree and enjoy the summer days. However, owning a pet means that we should be really careful, always keeping in mind that high temperatures, sun, sea, as well as certain insects, may endanger the health of our friends. Thus, which are the main […]
We all (some people more, some others less) treat our skin and follow a specific skin care routine to keep it young, fresh and glowing. However, sometimes – without even realizing it – we make certain mistakes that rather harm than benefit our skin. Which are the 5 most common mistakes to avoid?
Summer means sun, sea and sunburned skin. A perfect tan is nowadays considered to be attractive to both women and men who try to achieve it. In fact, many people turn to solariums or other artificial tanning methods, in order to obtain the chocolate color of their dreams. However, if you are not an artificial […]