Linda M.  McCloud

Linda M. McCloud

Freelance writer living in Ohio, who is striving to learn more each day, especially about topics that relates to health, wellness, diet, weight loss & exercise. Enjoys taking what I learn and sharing it with my readers. I am not afraid of hard work and I believe in meeting deadlines. I am also eager in starting some new writing projects.
When I am not writing, I am working as an apartment cleaner. This job allows me the luxury of writing.
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  • Spring Cleaning Tips for People in a Rush
    Most of us are short on time. Yet, we want to have clean houses and we may want to do some spring cleaning. The following tips can help.
  • Celebrating Cinco De Mayo in Columbus, Ohio
    Cinco de Mayo is a time to honor the Mexican culture. Many cities will honor this culture through various events and activities, including the city of Columbus, Ohio.
  • Tips to Help You Tackle Spring Cleaning Chores Job by Job
    There are several methods that one can use to tackle their indoor spring cleaning chores. One method that this writer uses is to break down the jobs chore by chore and room by room. This is one way that she is sure that everything will get done.
  • An Organized Makeup Bag is One that Can Keep You Looking Beautiful in Any Circumstance
    Is your makeup bag well organized? Could you makeup bag and your contents help you in an emergency situation? Could you use to keep looking beautiful in a pinch?
  • Common Health Benefits of Chamomile
    Chamomile is an herb that has been used for centuries. The health benefits of chamomile include treating anxiety, stomachaches, and more. One can learn more about this popular herb in the following article.
  • Making Your Workout More Earth Friendly
    You don’t have to make major life changes to live a greener lifestyle. Small changes here and there will add up over time. This includes small changes in the way you work out and the way you approach your workout routine.
  • Facts About Breast Cancer and Cats
    Breast cancer can affect animals as they can humans. In fact, breast cancer, also known as mammary cancer, is the third leading cause of death in cats. Learn the facts about breast cancer and how it can affect your cat today.
  • Fitness Myths
    Is it true that you should strive for the no pain, no gain concept when it comes to your fitness routine? Learn if this is a true fitness myth or fact in this article that outlines some of the basic fiction myths and facts we may all misunderstand.
  • Tips on Conquering the Latest Manicure Craze: Nail Stickers
    Nail stickers is a fun nail fad. It is another way in which one can add some creativity to the look of their fingernails. Nail stickers can be used to show their love for a certain holidays, occasions, or sports team. The following article will teach you
  • The Perfect Kiss and a Great Kisser
    Kissing is an essential part of all romantic relationships. It is a way to say “I love you,” without words. Yet, there are tips that can help all of us become better kisser. Learn some of these tips in the following article.
  • Diet Tips for Better Stress Management
    Stress management should include eating a diet that contains the proper foods. These foods will help our bodies keep our stress levels in check. Learn more about these foods in the following article.
  • Want Six Pack Abs? Avoid These Mistakes
    Many men are working hard to achieve the look of six pack abs. Yet, it isn’t as easy as doing sit-ups every day. In fact, doing sit-ups every day is part of the mistakes some men make in their exercising training to get six pack abs.
  • Tips to Help Avoid Tangles in Your Hair
    Yes, long hair can easily tangle. However, there are ways in which you can avoid these tangles. This can include an easy step such as combing your hair more often. To learn more tips to keep your hair tangle-free, read the following article.
  • Benefits of the Herb, Holy Basil
    Holy Basil is a small plant that originated in India and Asia. It has been worshiped for over 5,000. IT can also treat many conditions such as stress and headaches. Could it be something that may help improve your health?
  • How to Fix a Nail Polish Chip and Save Your Manicure
    It may seem like it never fails. You perfected the perfect manicure and then you chip a nail. You may want to cry. Instead of crying, follow these steps and soon you can once again have the perfect manicure in place.
  • Steps to Take to Feed the Birds This Winter
    It should be a duty of all humans to help feed the wildlife in the winter months. This includes the variety of birds that can no longer get their nourishment from insects and berries. Learn the steps you can take to help feed the outside birds properly.
  • Think Yourself Thin During the Holidays
    Yes, thinking yourself thin for the holidays is possible. This writer was able to do it with some common sense approaches and you can do it, too.
  • Tips on Avoiding Embarrassing Party Fouls This Holiday Season
    Remember your manners when you are attending a party, doesn’t mean you won’t make any party fouls. It does mean there are certain ways you will handle party fouls when you do make them. Here are some tips to help you handle any party fouls.
  • Can You Apply Party Makeup in a Hurry?
    Parties are ideal occasions to take the time to apply our favorite makeup. However the demands of life don’t always allow us the luxury of having this time. This is why it is important to know how to apply our makeup quickly and perfectly.
  • Little Tweaks to Safety Proof Your Christmas Tree for Your Dog and Cat
    Many dogs and cats love the Christmas tree as much as their owners do. They love to investigate the new addition to their home and play with the glittering bulbs. This is why it is important that all pet owners take some safety steps.
  • Tips to Help You Throw a Holiday Party
    When throwing a Holiday party, we should try to mingle with our guests. We should also try not to be a slave to the kitchen. The following article includes other helpful hints that can help you throw a holiday party and actually have fun at the party.
  • A Guide to when Baby Should Grab, Kick, and Roll
    All children will develop at his/her own pace. However, there are guidelines that parents can read that will help them determine at what age their children should be gripping things, rolling, crawling, and walking. The following article includes a sample
  • Common Symptoms, Causes, and Treatments of Oppositional Defiant Disorder
    ODD stands for Oppositional Defiant Disorder. It is an ongoing behavior disorder that many children have toward those in authority. Learn some of the facts about this behavior disorder including the causes, symptoms, and treatments for it in the following
  • Could You Have Undiagnosed ADHD?
    ADHD is a condition that can last a life-time. However, without a clear diagnosis, it can be harder for an adult to manage this condition on his/her own. This is why all adults should recognize the symptoms of ADHD and be willing to seek treatment.
  • Facts About Sciatica
    Sciatica is nerve pain that is associated with the sciatic nerve. Learn more about this condition such as its symptoms, causes, and treatment options in the following article.
  • Foods that May Trigger a Gout Attack
    Gout may have been known as a rich man’s disease. However, it is a disease that causes pain. Luckily, it can be prevented by avoiding certain foods. Learn the facts about this disease in the following article.
  • Tips on Cutting Pet Care Costs
    Yes, it is perfectly okay to cut down on some of the costs to care for your pets, as long as their health is not affected. Learn how to do this in the following article.
  • Thanking My Dad on Veteran's Day
    There is no Veteran more deserving of a thanks than my father, Richard McCloud, on this Veteran's Day.
  • Easy Tips on Staying on Budget for Holiday Gift Giving
    A holiday budget doesn't have to stop you from purchasing some great holiday presents. It also doesn’t have to stop you from enjoying the holiday. It just keeps you from overspending.
  • Reasons Your Cat Meows or Excessively Begins to Meow
    Yes, there are cats that meow a lot. These cats may are known talkative ones. They may meow when they are hungry, lonely, or just because you enter the room. However, there are also times when a cat will meow excessively due to illness.
  • Fashionable Diaper Bags for the Stylish Mom
    A woman doesn’t have to sacrifice fashion when she carries a diaper bag, today. Yes, many designers of diaper bags have learned the secret of combing both functionality and fashion to the much needed diaper bag.
  • Steps to Help Your Cat Have Good Dental Health
    A cat with a pretty smile is a cat with good teeth and gums. It is also a cat that is going to be healthier. Of course, it is up to a cat’s owner to help it have good teeth and gums. This can include providing chew toys, the right diet, and as well as oth
  • Saving Money on Coupons Despite the Crack Down by Some Retailers
    Coupons are a great way to save money. Yet, thanks to the coupon craze, some stores are changing their rules in using these. That is why it is important to know all the tips you can to get as much bang for your buck when it comes to the use of coupons.
  • My Holiday Bucket List
    The holidays is the perfect time to make a bucket list of goals you wish to accomplish. These goals can motivate you to get the things you wish to do and things you thought you could never do such as bake a pumpkin like mom.
  • Facts About Tooth Enamel Erosion
    Teeth enamel is the substance that protects our teeth. When tooth enamel erosion occurs in our mouth, we may experience a lot of pain and a lot of sensitivity. The good news is that the many cause of enamel erosion can be prevented.
  • Facts and Treatment Options for COPD
    Learn the facts, treatment options, and symptoms associated with COPD. This includes the advanced symptoms that can be associated with the disorder when medications and lifestyle changes aren’t working.
  • A Variety of Supplements that May Help Menopause Symptoms
    There are a variety of symptoms one may experience during menopause. There are also a variety of supplements that may help one with their menopause symptoms.
  • Simple Anti-Aging Tips
    You don’t need money or a lot of time to have younger and great looking skin. All you need to do is follow some simple skin care and lifestyle tips.
  • Study Shows that Being in Love May Improve the Performance of Athletes
    We all know that love can make us happy. Now there is research that shows that love may also help to improve the performance of athletes. One can learn more about this research in the following article.
  • Healthy Gift Ideas for Your Cat
    Kitty is a special part of the family. For this reason, she deserves a special gift for every holiday and every occasion. Here are some ideas on gifts you can specially buy for this purffect pet in your life.
  • The Secret to Beautiful Hair May Be a Balance Diet
    The secret to beautiful hair may not be found in the beauty department of your local department store. The secret may be found in your grocery store. The secret may lie in the foods that you eat.
  • Facts About Dogs and Cats
    We all have heard both facts and myths when it comes to dogs and cats. The question is which ones speak the real truth?
  • Learn the Facts About Breast Lumps
    Eight out of ten women will find a benign lump in her breast. This is one fact about breast lumps. To learn more about breast lumps, one should read the following article. One should also have all breast lumps examined by her doctor.
  • Yes, Kitty May Be Suffering from Constipation
    Constipation is a health condition that can cause pain and discomfort. It is also a condition that can plague both humans and cat. However, it is usually an easily treatable condition once you know the symptoms.
  • Become Daring This Halloween by Dressing Sexy
    Looking sexy for Halloween can be both fun for the woman dressing the part and the man who gets to see the woman. However, to pull off this sexy look, a woman will need some key things. The following article will discuss these in detail:
  • Shopping for Anniversary Presents for Your Wife
    Shopping for anniversary for gifts for your wife doesn't have to be a hard chore. First, consider your wife when you are doing the shopping. Don’t buy what you think you are expected to buy. Buy what you know she will love.
  • Hidden Reasons Your Back My Be Hurting
    Back pain can be caused from a variety of reasons. Learn what these reasons can be and erased back pain from your life now.
  • Facts About Diapers
    Diapers are a necessity of a baby’s life. They will soon become a big part of a parent’s life, as well. For this reason, it is a good idea to learn some of the basic facts when it comes to diapers.
  • The Link Between Storms and Lightening to Headaches
    Most headache sufferers may have already noticed a correlation between their headaches and storms. Now there is a scientific study that has proven that lightning can be a factor in why headaches and migraines occur.
  • Low Calorie Substitutes for Some Halloween Candy Favorites
    Halloween is the time many will think of candy. Some people will allow themselves to give into temptation. However, there are low calorie substitutes for many of our favorite candy treats that will allow us to enjoy temptation, without living with the con
  • Foods that May Help Ease the Symptoms of Rheumatoid Arthritis
    The foods we eat can play a part in our health. Case in point, there are some foods that have been recognized to help treat and reduce some of the symptoms of Rheumatoid Arthritis. Read on to discover what these foods are.
  • Possible Reasons for Tingling in the Hands
    Tingling sensations of the hands are not a normal act. If you are noticing that your hands are tingling consider if you have any other symptoms and then consult your doctor about what may be causing the sensation.
  • Facts About Bladder Cancer
    Bladder cancer is a cancer is hardly discussed. This is why most people do not readily know its symptoms or risk factors. However, this is a cancer that can be normally cured, if treated early.
  • Many Beauty and Miscellaneous Uses for Coconut Oil
    There are a variety of reasons why you may want to use coconut oil. This can include a variety of beauty and miscellaneous reasons, including those described in the following article:
  • Health Benefits of Coconut Oil
    Every day you hear more and more talk about coconut oil. You are hearing that it is no longer a danger to your heart health. You are also hearing that it has actually health benefits. Read on to learn more about these heart benefits.
  • Advanced Treatment Options for Breast Cancer
    Most women are fearful of developing breast cancer. Yet, they should not be so fearful that they do try to learn as much about breast cancer as they can, including the advance treatment options available to women.
  • Causes and Treatment Options for a Dry Mouth
    Yes, a dry mouth is annoying. It can be due to a variety of causes. However, there are simple treatment options that may cure it once and for all.
  • What You Need to Know About Health Plans
    Picking out health insurance can be a confusing act. You can choose from different types and levels. Yet, if you pick out the wrong one, you will be wasting money and won’t be getting the needed coverage for yourself or your family.
  • Non-Dairy Foods that Contain Calcium
    When you think of foods that contain calcium, do you think of dairy products? Yes, dairy products do contain calcium. However, they aren't the only foods that contain these needed mineral.
  • Middle Age Diseases Are on the Rise in Children – Help Protect Your Child
    Did you know that more and more kids are falling victim to middle age type diseases every day? Learn why this is happening and do what you can to stop this from happening to your child.
  • Beauty Tricks You May Want to Share with Your Friends
    Friends share are known for sharing their beauty tricks. Here are a few beauty tricks you may want to try and share. Then, again, you may want to keep the tricks a secret for yourself.
  • Bronzer Can Do More Than Give Your Cheeks a Sun-Kissed Look
    Yes, bronzer is the ideal product to add the sun-kissed glow look to your face. Yet, it can be used for other purposes as well.
  • Health Warnings We Grew Up Hearing: What is Fact and Myth? Health Warnings We Grew Up Hearing: What is Fact and Myth
    Do you believe all the health advice you were told as a child? Are you still telling the same myths to the children in your life? Learn the truth behind some of these myths before you repeat another false truth, again.
  • Beauty Treatments You Can Make Out of Honey
    Honey is a low cost item to buy. It is also smells great and can be used in a number of beauty treatments, including the ones described in the following article.
  • Myths About Sex and Women Who Are 40 Years of Age and Older
    Reports say that forty is the new thirty. Reports are saying that most women in their forties are still enjoying sex. However, there are still a lot of myths surrounding sex and women in their forties. The following article will shed some light on some of
  • Solutions for Everyday Skin Annoyances
    Yes, every one of us has skin annoyances. The good news is that there are products and treatments that will help us solve or disguise these annoyances, as well as help us to look better.
  • Fight Depression by Owning a Pet
    Pet ownership is one of the best ways to combat depression. A pet can offer one unconditional love. They can also help relieve tension and offer other reasons to help combat depression. Learn more about these reasons in the following article.
  • Signals that May Indicate that You Are Having a Heart Attack
    Knowing the possible signals that may indicate you are having a heart attack may be the difference between life and death. These signals can be mild or severe. They can include the following listed in this article:
  • Tips on Packing Healthy Lunches for Your Children
    Do you pack the same basic boring lunch for your child each day? Here are some tips on how to change up that lunch menu in a healthy way.
  • Tips to Keep Your Hands from Looking Older Than You Do
    Many women forget one important step when it comes to fighting the aging process. They forget to protect their hands from the environments that can make them look older. Then they may end up with hands that look older than they do.
  • Look Younger with These Simple Makeup Tips
    Most women would agree that they would love to look younger. They would also like to look younger by using simple makeup tips. This can include some basic knowledge on how to apply foundation and bronzer.
  • Treating Under Eye Bags and Puffiness
    Eye bags can be caused by a variety of reasons. There are also a variety of solutions to help control and eliminate these bags. These solutions will vary depending on exact cause of the eye bags.
  • Tips on Getting the Eyelashes of Your Dreams
    Do you dream of long lashes? Do you dream of lashes that will help you eyes stand out even more? Quite dreaming and have these lashes by using the right product and by following these tips.
  • Tips on Getting the Eyebrows of Your Dreams
    Yes, you can have movie star eyebrows. It just takes the right makeup products and a few tips to accomplish this look.
  • Facts About the Sex Disorder Known as Hypersexual Disorder
    Do you know the true meaning of a sex disorder is? Do you know what the meaning of the term hypersexual disorder?
  • Cure for Cat Allergy on the Horizon
    There are many people who are allergic to cats. Thankfully, researchers are looking for a cure to this allergy. They are also close to finding this cure. Read on to learn more about this cure.
  • Life Style Habits that Will Keep Your Mind Sharp
    If you were told you could certain things to keep your mind sharp, would you try to do them? Then you are in luck. There are some simple habits that you can doing to keep your mind sharp and your body healthier, read on to learn more.
  • Understanding the Behavior of a Cat
    Cats are considered unique and mysterious creatures. Yet, there are some signs that can signal what they are thinking and feeling.
  • Possible Alternative Treatments You May Wish to Give to Your Pets
    Pet owners have the option of giving their pets alternative treatments for many of their health conditions, just as they may choose to use alternative treatments for their own health conditions. These alternative treatments may include herbal medications.
  • Treating Your Menopause Symptoms with Supplements
    Many women will suffer a variety of symptoms when they enter menopause. This can include night sweats, and depression. Before beginning a regime of prescription medication, these women may want to consider treating their symptoms with a supplements.
  • Symptoms that May Warn that Your Dog or Cat Has Diabetes
    Did you know that dogs and cats can suffer from diabetes just the same as humans can? Do you know the signs that can signal that your dog or cat has diabetes? Read the following to learn more.
  • Different Ways in Which One Can Eat Eggplant
    You may know that the eggplant is associated with many health benefits. But do know many ways to prepare this vegetable? Different Ways In Which One Can Eat Eggplant
  • Health Benefits of Eggplant
    The eggplant is a popular vegetable in Chinese. One reason is because of the many vitamins and minerals it contains. These vitamins and minerals are associated with many health benefits, read on to learn more.
  • Get Free Healthy Apps to Motivate Your Child to Exercise to Exercise and Eat Healthy
    There are a variety of apps that one can use to help motivate their children to eat healthy and exercise. The following contains some information on some of these free apps.
  • Tips on Taking Pictures of Your Lovable Pets
    Every pet owner wants to take memorable pictures of their pets. Some of the pictures are easy to capture. Other pictures take a lot of work and patience. Here are some tips to make sure every picture taken is worth your time and worthy of a beautiful fram
  • Understanding How Heart Medications Work
    Many people are on a variety of heart medications. This can include statins, beta blockers, and calcium channel blockers. But do these people understand how these medications work?
  • Health Benefits of the Often Unheard Soursop Fruit
    Have you heard of the soursop fruit? Do you know the many health benefits this Caribbean fruit may have? Do you know how to obtain this fruit? Read on to learn more about this fruit.
  • Getting Rid of Blackheads
    Blackheads can be as annoying as pimples. For this reason, one should know how to properly recognize and treat a blackhead. The following is some information to help this annoying problem.
  • Tricks to Help You Look Slimmer
    Do you want to look slimmer? The best way is to lose weight. The second best way is to learn some dressing and beauty tips to make you appear slimmer.
  • Don’t Allow Your Body Type to Keep Your from Wearing Bold, Sexy Skirts
    You don't have to allow your body type keep you from wearing sexy and bold skirts. You just need to know how to wear them correctly. Here are some tips to help you.
  • The Better Than Nothing Workout
    You don't have to go to the gym to workout. You don't have to spend tons of money on exercise equipment to lose weight and become more active. You can just add more movement to your life. Learn how by following the better than nothing workout.
  • Guilty Pleasures that Are Also Healthy for Us
    Guilty pleasures are pleasurable activities that makes us feel guilty. However, some of these activities may also be healthy for us, as well. here are a few examples of these pleasures.
  • Unique Ways to Make Yourself Sleepy
    Are you having problems getting sleepy at night? Hormones, stress, and health issues can keep us from sleeping well at night. However, there are unique ways that may help us to fall asleep. Here are a few examples.
  • Why Women Often Have the Urge to Urinate During Sex
    Do you often feel like you need to urinate during sex? Do you wonder why?
  • Makeup Styles that Complements Pale Skin
    It can be a challenge for women with pale skin to wear makeup. This writer understands this challenge because she has pale herself. She knows that one wants the makeup to enhance their appearance, not overpower it. Here are some of her tips:
  • Treating Summer Ailments with Common Items in Your Home
    Many people prefer to treat common ailments, even summer ailments such as sunburn and itchy bug bites with home remedies. Here are some suggestions on how to treat these ailments using items found in your home, while skipping the chemical based treatments
  • Perfecting the Best Summer Time Hair Style
    The eat and humidity can play havoc on your hair. However, that doesn't mean that you can't still perfect the ideal summer hair style for your hair type.
  • Turn a Hobby or Dream into a Business with These Simple Steps
    Learn the steps on how you may be able to turn your fun hobby into a successful business venture.
  • Essential Summer Beauty Items for the Beach and Everyday Life
    There are certain items we need for certain times of the year. This includes certain beauty items we need during the summer months and during those fun beach outings.
  • The Various Health Benefits Associated with Chamomile Tea
    Chamomile tea is known to be a relaxing tea. It is also known for its many health benefits, besides its relaxation qualities including those discussed in the following article.
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