Betty Asphy

Betty Asphy

She loves to write. It is her dream to connect, inspire, and help others one person at a time through her article writing. Also visit her website at There she writes about toddlers, children, and family. Make sure you visit her at, She has previous experience as a Mortgage Loan Adjuster, Loan Officer, a Tutor for Adult Literacy Coalition, and is a retired Computer Operator.
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  • How to Improve Your Circulatory System
    As you go through your day to day routines, do you ever think about how your body is so wonderfully made? How well do you take care of your body? The circulatory system is very vital to your everyday survival.
  • How Important Are Your Feet?
    Have you ever had sore, tired, or aching feet? That is one of the most uncomfortable feeling there is? Have you ever tried to wear high heels and your feet were just aching?
  • The Power of Your Words
    Do you think about the power that your words have? Have you ever considered the size of your vocabulary?
  • Five Tips to Improve Your Brain Power
    Have you ever asked yourself, “How important is the brain?” The brain serves many functions of the body.
  • Six Tips to Go Green
    Going green is something that people and organizations are starting to do and to encourage as well. Everyone is getting into that act. Society is becoming more aware of the benefits to improve our status of living.
  • What to Expect During an Eye Exam
    Are you going for your first eye exam? Possibly you are not seeing as clearly as you previously did. Are you apprehensive, because you do not know exactly what to expect? There are a few things you may expect for your first eye exam.
  • 4 Things You Should Know About Pollen Increase
    Do you suffer with seasonal allergies? When the pollen increases in the air do your suffer? There are alternatives to deal with your allergies.
  • How to Lower Blood Pressure
    There are several ways that you can lower your blood pressure. There are even natural ways that you can do this. Do not suffer with elevated blood pressure? That can be dangerous.
  • 4 Benefits of Improving Brain Functions
    It is important to train the brain, because it is beneficial to memory and to just improving what you do. Taking care of the brain is just as important as taking care of other areas of your body.
  • What Are the Best Foods for Your Eyes?
    Your eyesight is precious. It is important that you treat your eyes with great care. Sometimes you may take your eyesight for granted. Just as you take measures to take care of the rest of your body, you should do the same with your eyes.
  • How to Not Live on Emotions
    Are you living and reacting to emotions? Sometimes you may not be aware that you are reacting to emotions. You can choose to not allow emotions to control you.
  • How to Prevent Your Teen From Sexting
    Although there may not be a full proof way to stop your teen from sexting, there are a few things you can do to educate your teen about the dangers of doing that. Give your teen the education to make healthy choices.
  • Should You Beware of Electronic Cigarettes?
    Electronic cigarettes are being offered as an alternative to smoking tobacco. Are electronic cigarettes safe? Is this the new trend for the future?
  • How to Drive Safely
    There are some variables you may not have control of when driving such as a drunk driver on the road or someone under the influence of drugs. You can, however, drive safely and defensively.
  • How to Overcome Food Cravings
    Food cravings really do exists for some. Some may crave candy others may crave meat and potatoes. It does not necessarily have to be a bad thing. It just depends on what it is and how this craving affects you.
  • When Does the Brain Stop Growing?
    Have you ever wondered whether the brain stops growing? Can you keep your brain vital and functioning? What do you do to keep your brain alert?
  • New Development in Stem Cell Treatment
    There are a variety of ways that stem cells are used today. Scientists have found out the valuable use of stem cells to to heal damaged cells and regenerate new one.
  • A Few Things You Should Know About Autism
    Do you know what Autism is? Do you have a child or know of someone that has Autism? Do you have any idea what causes Autism or the challenges of a family that has a child with Autism?
  • How to Deal With Unpredictable Pain
    Even though you know your loved one will not live forever, you seemingly hold on to them as long as you can. Even though you may know the stages of grief, you may not be aware of them at the time that you are affected.
  • Do You Have These New 2014 Gadgets?
    Here are a few cool gadgets that I have seen and kind of adore. Some of them are just fun and others are very helpful in your daily routines.
  • Military Veterans (OMG) I Am so Proud
    There are some survivors of the Vietnam war that have medals to show for it. There are those that have received Honorable Discharge. We want to always remember our veterans, because they gave their lives for their country.
  • Exercises for Your Eyes
    Because the eyes are a vital part of the body why not strengthen them?
  • How to Deodorize Your Home
    Have you ever noticed when entering someone's house, what you smell? Sometimes that smell may be alarming and offensive or it could be pleasant and enjoyable. You can have a pleasantly fragrance home.
  • What You Need to Know About Bottled Water
    Have you thought about there was a time that bottled water did not exist? Do you realize there may be a time to use bottled water and a time not to drink it?
  • Risks of Wearing Contact Lenses
    Have you ever considered the risks of wearing contact lenses? Sure it may be more convenient, but is it worth the risk? There are a few things about contact lenses that you need to know.
  • How to Take Care of Your Feet
    Your feet are an important part of your body. Do you take your feet for granted? You may not think about the importance of your feet, until your feet hurt or you have a foot problem. Start caring for your feet before there is a problem.
  • How to Protect Your Eyes When on the Computer
    Do you think about protecting your eyes while on the computer? If you are on the computer often, you may want to consider protecting your eyes. Although your eyes may seem okay now, if you use the computer a lot, it may affect your eyes.
  • Can You Over-Exercise?
    Have you heard the expression everything in moderation? Possibly that is true. Possibly you have heard of others over doing something. Is it possible to over exercise?
  • Four Important Tips About Microchips
    Microchips help others medically. Also, there are a few things that you may not know about microchips.
  • Ways to Increase Productivity
    If you take time to think about it, there are many time wasters that take away from your productivity. Because technology is increasing, you should always be aware of news ways to increase productivity.
  • History of Hand Clapping
    Hand clapping started long ago. Hand clapping may be common for some, but have you ever thought about some of the reasons people clap their hands? What are some of the reasons that children clap their hands?
  • Who Checks Facebook?
    Did you know that law enforcement agencies check Facebook? You might be surprised at other agencies that also check Facebook. I have found a few.
  • How to Find a Good College Roommate
    Have you known of friends who complained about their college roommate? Possibly they were best of friends before they lived together. There are few things that you might want to consider when getting a college roommate.
  • Four Safety Tips When Living Alone
    Do you like living alone? Do you consider safety when living alone? I have listed a few safety precautions when living by yourself.
  • Four People Who Influenced Me
    When you look back over your life, have you thought about people who influenced you? There are possibly a few people who made a great impact on your life. I recall four people who influenced me greatly.
  • How to Reduce Your Salt Intake
    Are you concerned with your salt intake? Has it gotten to the point that the doctor says you should decrease your salt. I have found a few creative ways to reduce your salt intake.
  • What Imperfections Trouble You?
    Have you looked in the mirror lately? When you look into the mirror, what do you see? There are times that all people see are imperfections and flaws. You can change this.
  • Would You Take Care of Your Elderly Parent?
    Taking care of your elderly parent shows integrity. You may not be able to do this by yourself, but you can seek help.
  • Review of the Shark Handheld Vacuum
    I was hesitant as to which handheld vacuum I should purchase. There were several to choose at BB&B. I decided on a less expensive one. While I was there, I decided to purchase the extra filters as well.
  • Do You Know How to Comfort Your Dog During the Storm?
    Not only are humans fearful of thunderstorms, but dogs are fearful too. There are ways to comfort your dog during the storm.
  • Great Places to Visit in Flint, Michigan
    Although Flint, Michigan, in comparison to Detroit is not as large of a city, there are still many places and activities available to visit.
  • Have You Had the Shingles Virus?
    Do you know of someone that has had the Shingles virus? This is a virus that lays dormant in your system if you have ever had the chicken pox. I have learned a few things about the Shingles virus.
  • More Cool Gadgets
    Technology is just amazing. I love the many new cool gadgets. These gadgets make lives so much easier. I have discovered a few that I really like.
  • Joys and Benefits of Hand Clapping
    Have you ever observed people clapping their hands? People clap their hands after someone finishes a speech, they clap to music, they clap during praise service, and babies clap when they are happy. There may be benefits to this clapping.
  • Review of the Keurig Coffee Maker
    I first really became aware of this coffee maker while waiting as a client in an office. Even though I do not drink coffee often, I watched the preparing of it for other clients who were waiting just as I was.
  • What Do You Do?
    Sometimes there is so much emphasizes on taking care of yourself and getting yours that we forget about what we can do to make life more pleasant for our loved ones and friends.
  • What You Do Not Know May Put You at Risk
    Are you aware that there are internet scams occurring daily? There are new stories with different twists.
  • Are You Putting Yourself in Danger when You.
    Have you ever considered when you announce on social media such as Facebook that you are on vacation or visiting another area, you are putting yourself in danger?
  • Ruzzle
    I discovered that I like to do word finds. Russell is an online game that is helpful in building vocabulary while having fun. I tried Crossword puzzles, but that did not spike my interest.
  • When to Text
    There are those that will continue to text no matter what. Today you will see more texting than you could ever imagine. Texting is great, but it is important to know how and when to text.
  • Exercise that Heart Muscle
    Just as the brain is a muscle so is the heart. You can do several things to exercise that heart muscle. Although physical exercise is good for the heart muscle there are other things that are equally as good for the heart muscle.
  • 4 Best Sleep Apps
    Do you have problems sleeping? Possibly you want to know what your sleep cycle is. Are there some nights that you have trouble getting to sleep? There are other alternatives for you.
  • Do Mosquitoes Bother You?
    Mosquitoes definitely bother me. I am not sure which is worse the bite or the itching afterwards. There are a few things that you can do to deal with those pesky mosquitoes.
  • Can You Imagine a Microchip in Your Body?
    Are you surprised the microchip implants are not only in dogs, but are in humans too? Humans are using microchips in a variety of ways.
  • How to Fine Tune Your Brain
    Your brain is an intricate muscle that needs exercising just like the rest of the body. There are not one but several ways to utilize your brainpower.
  • IPad Verses Tablet
    Are you considering buy an iPad or a tablet? Are you wondering which one is best for you? There are several things that you want to consider for both.
  • Do You Practice Negotiating?
    Have you ever considered that you negotiate most of your life? Maybe you have never thought about it, but nearly every and anything is negotiable.
  • Do You Rinse After Brushing?
    Until now, I have never given it a thought as to whether it is okay to rinse after brushing. I have discovered there are those that think it might not be okay.
  • Are You a Parent or a Buddy?
    There are positive effects of video gaming for children such as eye and hand coordination. In addition, with multiple players it allows your children to work together to achieve their goal.
  • What is Sibling Rivalry?
    When sibling rivalry occurs in families, it is quite unsettling. Do you recognize it when you see it? Even though we each are different, we still need to be the best person that we can be and not compare ourselves to others including our siblings.
  • The Power of Music
    Music is not only good for pleasure and enjoyment. Music helps to increase healing; it is good for the old as well as the young. Music serves many purposes. I will discuss them in this article.
  • Tips to Save Gas
    Are you looking for ways to save on gas? Do you want to get the best gas mileage from your vehicle? There are several ways that you can save on gas.
  • A Day at the YMCA Camp Copeneconic
    Are you considering a Day Summer Camp for your children? Summer camps can be exciting, motivating, and lots of fund for children. There are numerous activities provided at summer day camp.
  • Dollar Tree Review
    I like Dollar Tree. I have been to several different locations. When I find a location that I like, I cannot keep it to myself. You can find something there for the entire family.
  • Lysol No Touch Soap Dispenser Review
    Have you been looking for something that encourages children to wash their hands? The Lysol No Touch Soap Dispenser does just that.
  • New Medical Technology Apps 2013
    Will Smartphones become the wave of the future for Medical Technology? Will they aide in cutting hospital and drug prescription expenses? Patients are already saving dollars with the new iPhone apps.
  • 4 Healthy Habits
    As long as you are living and have breath in your body it is not too late to develop healthy habits. Habits can become a lifestyle. Good habits can be the solution for a good lifestyle.
  • Benefits of Orientation
    Orientations are a way for the school or organization to tell you about them. They also will let you know what to expect. This is a good time to ask questions
  • Breast Cancer and Deodorant
    There has been much controversy as to whether certain deodorants cause breast cancer. There have been oncologists that recommend breast cancer survivors to not use deodorant.
  • Side Socket Review
    There has been a lot of advertising on television recently about the side socket. This socket swivels and allows you to get your electrical cords off of the floor. I want to share a few things that you might not know.
  • Are You a Fast Food Junkie?
    Have you taken time to analyze what you eat? Is most of your food consumption fast food? Would you prefer fast food as to having a home cooked nutritional meal? There may be some signs that indicate you are a fast food Junkie. They are as follows:
  • Dangers of Fast Food
    Are you so busy that you do not have time to cook? I must admit that fast food might be quick, but is it healthy? There are a few things you might want to consider when eating fast food.
  • Benefits of Music Therapy (Omg)
    Did you know that music therapy has a healing effect on the body? It is ideal for the brain. Music therapy has existed for many years and has many healing properties.
  • How to Relieve Arthritis Pain
    Are you plagued with arthritis pain? I have friends that suffer with it. I feel empathy for them. One friend has rheumatoid arthritis. There is relief for arthritis pain.
  • Do You Suffer with Puffy Eyes?
    Some people suffer with puffy eyes because of sinus drainage and others may just not get enough sleep. Whatever your reason there are solutions for that problem.
  • Why Continue Your Education?
    Education can come in different forms. It does not necessarily mean going back to school to earn a degree, although that might be preferable. You should be ever learning.
  • Missing Girls Found
    The 3 missing girls were in captivity for 10 years. That is a long time. Going forward, what can a community due to possibly stop this type of criminal activity in the future?
  • Music is Good for the Soul
    Music is something that we sometimes take for granted. Sometimes we may not even be aware that we hear music. Music is good for us and is a vital part of our well-being.
  • Are You Paperless?
    Going paperless can result in less clutter and better organization. Sometimes it might just be a natural instinct to hold on to every piece of paper.
  • Black and Green Tea Benefits
    Although I never considered the differences in black tea, green tea, or orange pekoe tea, I discovered that I do like black tea sometimes called breakfast tea.
  • A Few Home Safety Tips
    Have you given any thought about the hazards that may be in your home? There may just be small simple things.
  • Facebook Law Enforcers Use Social Media
    Although Facebook is a social Media, Facebook works with law enforcement agencies. So for those that commit criminal acts or attempt to escape the law, it is suicidal to post on Facebook.
  • Do You Smell Rotten Eggs?
    Do you know the signs of a natural gas leak? Do you know what to do in the event of a natural gas leak? There are a few tips that will help you know the signs of a possible gas leak.
  • A Few Tips About Your Mini IPad
    Now I understand why Oprah made a statement that she keeps her iPad with her at all times. It is just so convenient.
  • What Your Nails Tell About You
    Did you know that cracked or split nails have been linked to thyroid disease? If there is a combination of yellowish hue there may be a possibility of fungal infection.
  • Cost of Kindness
    Kindness is free. It is something that we as human beings desire. Kindness may come in different forms.
  • 3rd Grade Writing Prompts
    Third graders learn to write about many things. Their writing can be fueled by a variety of prompts to keep them motivated and thinking. Many of them have great ideas.
  • A Few Tips About Pinterest
    Pinterest is not only a site to pin your favorite things, but it is a site where you can find some of the best things that you want to buy. People will share the pros and the cons of various items.
  • Should There Be Background Checks on Weapon Purchases?
    I definitely believe there should be background checks for those purchasing weapons. Weapons are falling into too many wrong hands. There needs to be a start on controlling this. This is a great way to start.
  • Breast Cancer Technology
    Breast Cancer is something that women and men have been surviving for many years. Yes men get breast cancer also. Technology is developing solutions to Breast Cancer every day.
  • Does Dog Fighting Occur in Your Neighborhood?
    You may live in a quiet suburban area. You may even live in the country away from the hustle and bustle of life, but dogfighting can and does occur in anyone’s neighborhood.
  • Do You Have Strong-Willed Children?
    In most cases when you see a strong-willed child, you will see one or two strong willed parents too. There is nothing wrong about a strong-willed child. Strong-willed children just need correct guidance.
  • A Few Tips for Your Nails
    Are your nails healthy? Often you may go to the dentist or to the doctor for various problems, but have you ever taken a good look at your finger or toenails? Are they healthy?
  • The Top IPad Apps for Children
    There are thousands of unique children apps available for children. Many of these apps are absolutely free. Where was this technology when I was a child? I am so amazed at how fast children learn with these apps.
  • Why You Say “God Bless You” After Sneezing
    Have you ever really thought about why people say, “God Bless You or gesundheit” after someone sneezes? Why not say it after someone coughs or hiccups aloud? I have been curious about that.
  • New Technology Tips for the Classroom
    It would have been so nice to have an iPad in the classroom when I was going to school, especially for math. New Technology makes learning for students’ fun. There are numerous educational apps available.
  • Writing Tips for First Graders
    Did you know that learning to write for first graders does not have to be boring? You can make writing fun for first graders. I have found a few tips to help you.
  • Cancer Breakthroughs
    Scientists and doctors are finding cancer breakthroughs nearly every day. As the research continues, we are learning more and more how to stop cancer.
  • What About Vitamin Infusion? (Vitamin Cocktails)
    What is all the hype about vitamin infusion? Would you prefer to take vitamins orally or intravenously? Which is better? Do you take vitamins?
  • New Awesome Technology 2013 (Omg)
    Technology is moving oh so fast. There seems to be no end as to what new technology is just around the corner. I found a few fascinating Technology products that I really like.
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