Do you have an overly-excited dog? What about a dog that is nervous or afraid? We all know that can be a giant issue when you are trying to maintain a calm, quiet and peaceful home. Never fear! There is some help on the way. Try these tips and keeping dogs calm will be easier
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School will be starting around the country soon. Sort of. It may not be the typical way school starts, but it will be starting. Whether you are kids will be doing “traditional learning,” “blended learning,” “virtual learning” or you are back homeschooling like always, there are several tips for getting kids ready for school.  Discuss
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Taking care of an elderly loved one is…is…is…there is no way to describe it. It is a task (or job or responsibility or honor) more and more people are taking on. Husbands and wives, sons and daughters, grandsons and granddaughters are finding themselves in one of the most time-consuming, overwhelming situations possible. In addition to
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I don’t know about anyone else, but driving is one of the most stressful things I do. It is 2020 – why aren’t we saying “Beam me up, Scotty” to get where we need to be? Seeing technology hasn’t caught up with our dreams, we still have to get behind the wheel and get from
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As a child, I remember my mom asking me if I wanted to “learn the hard way or the easy way.” The “hard way” meant my way. And, obviously, the “easy way” was “her way.” I was a good kid and I rarely chose the “hard way.” I knew better. Keeping the peace and remaining
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When you hear the term “caregivers,” what do you think? There was a time I only thought of “caregivers” as people who had taken in an elderly parent or grandparent. It never crossed my mind there were many other types of caregivers who give care to all sorts of people, pets and even things. Parents
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Despite the eye rolling from my daughter as I drove her to school, I cranked up the radio. I sang along, loudly… “I turned 21 in prison doing life without parole…” It’s Merle Haggard. I’m an Okie and I love his music; of course it is going to be loud and I’m going to be
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“Going healthy” is always a good decision. No one has to be perfect at it or “militant” though. Every little bit of “healthy” you can get into your life is helpful. I found the hardest part of adding the healthy to our lives was my husband. [Before I get into this story, you need to
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When it comes to using all-natural and holistic products, you will find an insane amount of information, misinformation and outright lies – it is overwhelming. That is why we created Oily Housewives. Think of us as your personal tour guide as you make your journey into a healthier way of life for you and your
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