How Music Affects Kids’ Intellectual and Creative Development

Music and the Brain! Study after study has shown how music positively affects children’s developing brains. Music enhances intellectual development in various ways. Here are some of them. Math – Math and music are natural partners. Even on a very basic level, understanding and reading music requires some math skills. Rhythms are expressed in wholes and… Continue reading


Early Spring Pest Control in Your Garden

During the first warm days of spring, bugs are not always the first thing on your mind. They haven’t yet made the forceful appearance they’ll make in the summer, so it’s easy to get a false sense of security about these little pests. But don’t be fooled – they’re coming, and it’s a good idea… Continue reading


New Software Released: Disk Drill for Windows (Free)

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Disk Drill – Free data recovery software for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Any Drive Disk Drill can scan and recover data from virtually any storage device – including internal Windows hard drives, external hard drives, USB flash drives, iPods, memory cards, and more. Recovery Options… Continue reading


Tips for Interviews and the Workplace: How to Dress for Success

When you go in for an interview, the visual impression you make will wordlessly communicate a lot about you: how well you can put things together, whether or not you pay attention to detail, and how self-aware you are (to name a few). In addition, if competition is stiff (as it is these days), employers… Continue reading


How Hashtags Work and Using Them to Grow Your Traffic

Most people discover hashtags quite early in their Twitter journey.  And many more ignore them till much, much later, when their Twitter habits are set and established.  If you are new to this unique social network, you need to know that you can instantly attract the right followers, find the right people to follower and… Continue reading