Is It Possible To Celebrate Mother’s Day In Prison?

Is It Possible To Celebrate Mother’s Day In Prison?

Parenting is not an easy task. Kids need a lot of attention and dedication. Every mom knows this. If a mom is gone for even a little while, the child will notice. This can be very problematic if the mother was arrested and sentenced to time in prison. The children will be very confused and upset as to why their Mom isn’t around anymore.

If you are currently raising kids whose mother is in prison, you are going to have your work cut out for you. Not only will you need to raise children, but you will have to help them get through a very difficult time. You are going to need to help them cope with the fact that their mom did something bad and got arrested.

With Mother’s Day approaching, things could become more strained...

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Are You Seeing More DUI Checkpoints? There’s A Reason For It

Are You Seeing More DUI Checkpoints? There’s A Reason For It

Whenever a holiday that involves a lot of partying and drinking rolls around, you can bet that you will be seeing an increase in DUI checkpoints. This occurs because law enforcement officers recognize the fact that more people will be drinking, and as such, more people will attempt to drive while intoxicated. They can be quite the inconvenience, especially if you are running late. However, as annoying as they appear on the surface, they do serve a very important purpose.

The whole point of DUI checkpoints is to catch as many drunk drivers as possible before they cause an accident and hurt someone.

This is done by stopping every car and examining each driver for signs of intoxication. Unfortunately for those of us smart enough not to drive drunk, this is a real hassle.

Something that many ...

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The History Of Mother’s Day

The History Of Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is right around the corner and you’re probably stressed about finding the perfect gift. Trying to find a way to showcase the appreciation you have for your mom, wife, or grandma can be hard. They give us all so much of their time and energy. We often get so wrapped up in gift giving, that we never really question why we’re giving gifts to begin with. Obviously with Mother’s Day, it is about showing your appreciation for your mother, but when did this tradition start?

Whoever decided that mother’s should have a day to be appreciated was probably the favorite child. According to History.com, Mother’s Day dates back to the Ancient Greeks and Romans. However, no one knows the first known Mother’s Day. It sounds like we’ve always been appreciating moms.

Of course i...

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Mom Appreciation Month

Mom Appreciation Month

Moms do a lot for us. It’s hard to go a day without talking to or about your mom. Your mom affects just about every aspect of your life, and you may not even realize it.

Moms are the real-life Wonder Women for us, especially if they’re single moms.

Raising kids is not a walk in the park; just think about all the trouble you caused as a kid. To really appreciate Moms, we need to understand what they have done for us.

When a woman becomes pregnant, her body changes, and it’s not simple. Her monthly cycle shifts and her body begins preparing to bring a life into the world. Her mindset gradually becomes more focused on nurturing. She starts craving various different foods. Her body begins to stretch, not just in the uterus and abdomen...

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Enjoy Freedom Together

Enjoy Freedom Together

Bonnie and Clyde are the infamous couple of criminals. You don’t even need to know what they did wrong to know their names. Their names will forever be in our history books. It’s nearly impossible to say one name without thinking of the other. In their time period, it was normal for bank robberies to occur.

They fled from the cops and were the best bank robbers of their time. They were a couple of rebellious individuals that threw caution to the wind. Their love story or criminal record is legendary. They were free from the law, and roaming the United States as free birds on the run. There is something romantic about being able to be free with your loved one. Having a rebellious fun loving nature is great, so long as you don’t break the law like Bonnie and Clyde.

Some couples may se...

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It’s Just Another Reason To Party, Right?

It’s Just Another Reason To Party, Right?

Cinco de Mayo is coming up fast this year. For us Americans, that means we get to have a big party to celebrate. Friends and family can all gather around and the best tacos are brought out. Your mom probably spent all day in the kitchen yesterday and today preparing this feast for everyone. Your siblings and cousins are reeking chaos around the house. Everyone is alive with excitement and the music is making your tias and tios swing their hips.

Though this isn’t a big holiday like Day of the Dead, your family is not passing up on an opportunity to get together. Family is important after all. You remember the tradition of getting together every Cinco de Mayo. One time you spent it with your friends and you all went to their favorite Mexican restaurant...

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How To Have A Safe Cinco de Mayo

How To Have A Safe Cinco de Mayo

Being safe and having fun don’t often go together, or at least that’s what a lot of people think. This is especially true when considering drinking and fun at parties. With Cinco de Mayo around the corner you are probably planning a big festivity that will more than likely include a lot of drinking.

There is nothing wrong with having a good time. If a good time is drinking with friends, then so have it. Just be sure that you are aware of your limits and are kind to your body. People often forget that while alcohol is legal to drink, it is still toxic to our body in high doses. Our body can get alcohol poisoning, which is not a fun experience. When our bodies experience this they begin to purge itself of toxins...

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Dealing With The Distance

Dealing With The Distance

Traveling and exploring the world is great. You are able to experience new areas of the world. Life often takes us on adventures where we may need to travel and deal with distance. Distance can be a blessing and a curse. Even in long distance relationships, there are perks to the miles in between you and your loved ones.

Moving away from your family or a loved one for the first time can be hard. Whether you’re a college student moving away from home for the first time, you’re part of the military, or you’re just moving to the town over for a job, leaving what is familiar is difficult. Being separated from what you know is complicated. This is due to the fact that you have to say goodbye to what you know and then get used to new habits and unfamiliar faces...

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May The Fourth Be With You

May The Fourth Be With You

Happy National Pun Day, or should we say May the fourth be with you?

It’s actually not national Pun day, that day falls on May 15. Still this pun of a day is a special holiday. May fourth is actually known as Star Wars Day. May fourth was chosen in reference to the phrase “May the force be with you.” The clever phrase has turned a regular day in May into a nerd’s dream for Star Wars lovers.

This day is great for your inner nerd to geek out over Star Wars jokes and fandom talks. Even pun lover can find time to enjoy this day. May fourth is a great day to throw a party or a little get together. Easter seems like forever ago, and the next big holiday won’t be until the Fourth of July...

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When Can You Safely Cross A Road?

When Can You Safely Cross A Road?

This year, several new laws were put into place in California. One such law revolved around crosswalks. Something that many people may not have realized, was that it was illegal to enter a crosswalk once the signal began to flash or display “Don’t Walk.”

Anyone who failed to follow this law and crossed regardless would face an infraction level offense with a fine not exceeding $250. Opponents of the law felt that this was too harsh of a punishment for simply crossing the street. However, California Highway Patrol felt the law was important for keep pedestrians and drivers safe.

Well, for those unaware of this law’s existence, there is no need to worry. This is thanks to Assembly Bill 390.
This law took effect at the beginning of this year and allows a person to enter a crosswalk ...

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