R.D. Hayes

R.D. Hayes

Rosa is an author of many articles featured across the web. She majored in political science and owns her own arts and crafts business. She is a known libertarian and loves a good debate. Her articles focus on all aspects of family life, politics, arts and crafts, running a small business, and how-to's with a main focus on parenting. Rosa is a hardworking mom with one full-time job as a security officer/guard, owns her own small business, and also freelances for online media publications. Rosa is also currently in the Army Reserves out in Mustang, Oklahoma as a 12C. She likes spending her days with her kids and enjoys life to the fullest.
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  • Suffering in Silence; Nightmares
    Nightmares can be daunting and the screams that I suffer are merely caused by my past.
  • Helping Children Cope with Divorce
    Coping with a divorce isn't just for parents; children have to learn how to cope too. See how I helped my children deal with the struggles and challenges that my divorce had on them.
  • Kids Want Tattoos? Scare the Daylight Out of Them
    I am twenty-eight with three tattoos and plan to get more but this doesn't mean that I want to wake up and see my child with a tattoo that they may someday regret. Meaningful or not, tattoos should always be reconsidered.
  • Lessons Learned from My Exes
    When your ex teaches you lessons that you didn't mean to learn, they still aren't worth keeping but you learn how to go about relationships in a whole new light. Check out these lessons learned from a real diva by her exes.
  • Acid Reflux May Not Be the Cause of Your Pain After All
    I road it off as just bad gas and thought I was going to overdose on antacids, if this is even possible. It turns out that my bloating was actually my gallbladder about to explode.
  • Being Straight in a Gay World
    Being straight in a gay world is sometimes awkward; those who do not know you think you’re gay, and those who start to wonder. That’s okay though, I like the mysteriousness of it. When asked I always say, “Why, would it offend you?” I love the responses t
  • Being a Good Boss While Running a Business from Home
    Being my own boss means that I have the freedom to pick who works alongside me; being a great boss means that my workers want to work for me. The strategies that I use have helped me become great in my success with my small business.
  • Young, Libertarian and Wanting Equal Rights
    "'That government is best which governs not at all" - Henry David Thoreau . Being a libertarian is a complicated life but it is easy to understand if being free is what you truly want.
  • How to Find the Greatest Common Factor (GCF)
    The quickest way to find the greatest common factor of two numbers is by multiply their common divisors. Please read further for a more in depth explanation.
  • What is Politics?
    Politics is deciding who gets what, when, and how. Take a more in depth look at politics being explained.
  • How to Work Out a Study Plan for College
    One thing I will never forget about college is the first test I failed. Yes, I failed a test and did it miserably. It didn't take me long to realize I needed a study plan for college and needed to stick to some type of studying schedule.
  • New Parent Gifts that Are Low Cost and Original
    Low cost gifts for new parents don't have to be the same old boring stuff. If you are looking for low cost gifts for parents you should check out some of the gifts that come in handy.
  • Dear Santa, One More Day Would Be Nice
    Dear Santa isn't just a Dear Santa letter, it is more of a way of asking for something that you really want in hopes that someone will read your letter.
  • Cheap Toy Gifts for Girls
    Ever wonder what it would be like to actually purchase a great gift for a little girl at a cheap price? Well, now you can stop wondering and get after it with the help of this article.
  • Best Breast Cancer Products for Marathons
    I have put together five essentials to running any breast cancer marathon that you will love to wear and will be able to show off your support through these breast cancer products.
  • 5 Online Breast Cancer Support Groups
    This list of online support groups for breast cancer can offer you many different advantages such as giving you a preview of what each site entails and if it is the right group for you.
  • Top 10 Health Foods for Men
    There are headlines everywhere claiming to know the healthiest food for men and can be found in many magazines and across the internet but how do you really know that what you are eating is truly healthy for men?
  • Top Moving Companies in Oklahoma City
    Moving companies are not the same despite what some people may say. Some would say that being a professional moving company means that you need to meet the needs and expectations of the customers.
  • Saving Money, Living Frugally and Setting Goals
    After saving money for a long time and creating what I call a "nest egg", I and many others like me started to wonder what we were saving money for. Living frugally isn't just about saving money, it is about spending smarter.
  • Inexpensive Beach Party Invitations that You Will Love
    Having a beach party on a budget can be done a lot easier with inexpensive beach party invitations.
  • Whitewater Rafting Supplies
    Whitewater rafting is fun and adventurous but if you don't have the right whitewater rafting supplies it can make your journey a lot more complicated and tiring.
  • Memorial Day Events in Oklahoma City
    Where do you go on Memorial Day in Oklahoma City? As a member of the Oklahoma City community I have listed some of the most family friendly places that are hosting events on Memorial Day weekend.
  • Can't Afford Your Car Payment? Unique Ways to Get Out of a Car Payment or Lower It
    Unique and wonderful tips that you can use to get out of your car payment or reduce it.
  • College Student's Guide to Managing Money
    There comes a time in a college student's life when they must face the cold hard facts - that money does not grow on trees.
  • Divorce and Legal Seperation Questions Answered
    Divorce and legal separation explained in terms that you can understand. A lot of information loaded in this article that you will want to know.
  • How to Prepare Yourself for College as an Adult
    There are some things that you might know and others that you will want to learn while preparing yourself for college.
  • Save Money on Shampoo
    There are tons of ways to save money on shampoo but too many of us still find ourselves running to the store once a month to purchase our favorite brand.
  • Celebration Station in Oklahoma City - Review
    Celebration Station in Oklahoma City is a fun filled event for kids of all ages.
  • Advantage Basketball Camps in Oklahoma City
    Basketball camps help to encourage children to play well and teach children the aspects of the game.
  • 5 Kids Party Places in Oklahoma City
    Unlike most other articles that give you the same boring stuff, I give you the top 5 Oklahoma City locations for kids parties that you and your child will love.
  • 3 Favorite Places for Kid's Summer Birthday Parties in Oklahoma City
    One thing that I love about having a birthday party during the summer is that there are always a lot of things to do. There are many places to host a kid's summer birthday party but nothing is better than getting it done without breaking the bank.
  • Top 3 Coffee Shops in Oklahoma City
    If you are looking for some of the best coffee shops in Oklahoma City, you have come to the right place. Here are the best coffee shops and some even have free wifi for your convenience.
  • Go Green with Free Trees to Plant
    Wouldn't it be nice if you could a free tree to plant? There are plenty of businesses that are willing to give you a free tree to plant.
  • Get Free Items in Your Town or Recycle Old Items
    Now you can get free stuff in your area or recycle your old stuff for free. This is a must see.
  • Free Green Cleaning Products
    There is nothing better than getting free green products that you can use to help save the earth and clean your home.
  • Use Your Cell Phone to Go Green and Get Cash for Doing It
    Cell phones make up a lot of waste and even leak out hard toxins into our water supply. This article will show you how you can go green and get cash for your old cell phones and keep them out of the landfills.
  • Save Money with Green Living
    Did you know that you could actually save money and help the planet out at the same time?
  • Losing Weight and Toning Your Body Using Your Home
    Losing weight and firming your body can be a challenge for many. Too many times do we see those who wish that they were skinnier or that their body was much toner.
  • Parenting Tips to Get Homework Done Quicker
    There are many reasons as to why your child might be taking a long time to get their homework done and I am going to show you proven methods that I am many other have used to help.
  • Getting a Car Loan with Bad Credit
    It is a lot easier that some people might think to get a car loan with bad credit. This guide will show you how to do it and what to expect.
  • Tips for Creating a Wedding on a Budget and While Still Being Creative
    If you are having a wedding on a budget but need tips to being creative to create an elegant wedding then you need to read this. A wedding on a budget doesn't mean that it can't be a wonderful wedding.
  • How to Write Accomplishing Articles
    I don't know of one writer who doesn't want to perfect his/her work to the best of their ability. I have done this through time and yet my work is still no where near perfect, but I am trying to get there.
  • The Man in the Cardboard Box
    I met a man who was staying inside a cardboard box. He seemed helpless and it was in my best interest to help him out any way that I could.
  • 2009 Tax Bracket Information Guide
    As you may know, the more money you make the more money the government takes out for taxes, and this is why the tax bracket is very important each year and so many people anticipate what the new year will bring or take away from them.
  • 3 Things that Could Help You Lose Weight Today
    The way you exercise, what you drink and what time you wake up could all play a role in how much weight you lose.
  • Sleep More by Eating the Right Foods
    Ever wonder why some foods can help you get more sleep and others keep you awake? Find out how you could be eating in to get more sleep and what foods you should avoid before bedtime or throughout your day.
  • Staples, Best Buy, Sears Headline Cyber Monday Deals
    Black Friday is over with but the sales aren't. With Cyber Monday Deals here we can almost guarantee that we can get some great deals on wonderful products without the hours of waiting in line like we do on Black Friday.
  • Best Blue Christmas Lights
    Find out how to save money and still get the best blue Christmas lights that are out there.
  • Homemade Christmas Gift Tags
    Being frugal doesn't mean that you can't be unique and offer great homemade Christmas gift tags for every gift that you give out this year.
  • Cheap Christmas Lights Online
    Need to find cheap Christmas lights online but don't want to do your own comparison? I have found many great websites that offer a variety on cheap Christmas lights online.
  • Cheap Christmas Clothing Stores for Toddlers
    Need Christmas clothes for your toddler but don't know where to shop? With all these great stores you will able to find what you need at cheap prices for your toddler for Christmas and during the winter months.
  • What You Should Consider Before Becoming an Armed Security Officer
    Some people should not carry a weapon and others are more than sufficient for the job. How do you know that you are the right person to carry a gun? I can walk you through some of the things that you should highly consider before carrying a weapon.
  • Serving Subpoenas for a Living
    Serving subpoenas for a living can be rewarding but it can also be a dangerous job. I will walk you through some of the things that you should be concerned about and where to look for a job to search subpoenas for a living.
  • Searching for Your Birth Parents Using a Private Investigator
    There are many ups and downs to using a private investigator while searching for your birth parents. This guide will lead you through some of things that you can expect while using a private investigator and how to contact one.
  • How to Get a Protective Order in Oklahoma
    A protective order can serve as an aid in keeping someone away from you when they seem to possess the want to hurt you. A protection order can be obtained by following this guide that also lays out some of the rules on a protective order.
  • How to File a Lien on Property
    There are many reasons to file a lien and this guide will show you how you can file one and let it be as painless as possible.
  • How to Protect Yourself as an Unarmed Security Officer
    Knowing how to protect yourself is vital when you are working as an unarmed security officer. There are many things that you can use as a weapon and I am going to show you three objects that you can use as a weapon.
  • Financial Goals that Need Priority and How to Make Them Work for You
    Many do not realize that making financial goals can help you achieve better financial success.
  • Saving for Retirement in Your 20's, 30's, 40', 50's, and 60's
    Now you can save for retirement at any age of your life with this great guide complete with tips to help you succeed even when you are getting nearer retirement.
  • Women's Guide to Football Players on the Football Field
    Find out what each player's job is on the playing field and why each player is important in football.
  • Making Financial Goals
    Financial goals are important since they help to build for your future. There are goals that can be accomplished in as little as one year and others that can take time to accomplish.
  • Fix Your Credit Report
    Fixing your credit report seems like a never ending battle but with this guide you will be able to get to the bottom of things much quicker by using this as a check list to fixing your credit report.
  • Avoid Getting into Debt with These Great Tips
    Learn how you can avoid getting into debt or pull yourself out of it. These tips are not only great but they are tips to live by.
  • How to Have a Fun Filled Day of Learning with Your Preschooler
    If you want to have a fun filled day of learning with your preschool age child you are going to want to read this for excellent tips on making your day a fun one and a learning experience for you and your child.
  • Building a Strong Marriage
    We meet the right person, fall in love, and then marry this person. Over time we find ourselves wondering why our lives have changed and what we could be doing to make our marriage stronger.
  • Choosing Between Retirement and Your Child's College Education
    When dealing with your personal finances you may come between a choice of either preparing yourself financially for your retirement or helping your child pay for college. I can't make the decision for you but I can give you some wise choices.
  • Avoid Getting into Debt or Pull Your Way Out of Debt
    Debt is on the rise and you might be someone who is not wanting to be another statistics in the debt factor or someone who wants to pull themselves out of debt, either way this article is for you.
  • How to Contact the Top Person in a Business
    Can't reach the top person by phone but what you have to say is important? i can show you the quickest way that I and many others like me have found to reach the top person in a business by cutting out all the other steps.
  • Dallas Cowboy Baby Halloween Cheerleading Costume
    Creating a Dallas Cowboy baby Halloween cheerleading costume may seem hard but with this article it is a breeze. I walk you through each step so that you can see the outcome before you are even finished.
  • Top 5 Websites to Find Free Printable Romantic Stationary Writing Paper
    I am a romantic by heart and I love leaving my husband little love notes or to-do list on stationary writing paper that has little hearts or cupid with a bow and arrow.
  • Tips for Building Your Own Happiness to Have a Happier Life
    What would it take to make your life happier? I might have the answers for you and if not, they are worth a try.
  • Common Marriage Problems and First Steps to Fixing Them
    To be happily married you need to follow a few tips that will lead you back to where you were once before when you were happily married.
  • Have a Happier Marriage by Treating Your Spouse like You Would like to Be Treated
    I know that some of you might be thinking that I am crazy but you can actually treat your spouse just like you would treat your own self.
  • Get Past Issues in Your Marriage Before it Falls Apart
    Your marriage is on the rocks and you don't know what to do so you turn to every resource that you can possibly find but haven't been able to find anything that actually worth trying.
  • Being Married to an Older Man: How to Live with All the Criticism
    Take it from someone who has been there and done that, there is a way to live and see past all the criticism that comes from family, friends and strangers. I can offer you tips and advice even for the times when you are down.
  • Are You and Your Partner Ready for Marriage?
    Wanting to be married and being ready for marriage are two separate things. You can tell by looking at this list if you are ready for marriage or not. I would recommend that everyone look at this list before things get too heavy to handle.
  • Unique Ways to Propose
    The memories that you create start from the time that you started dating your mate and it shouldn't stop there. If you are looking for some unique ways to propose, take it from someone who use to dream about how Romeo would propose.
  • Unique Ways to Raise Money for Your Church
    These unique ways to raise money for your church have been proven to work and they are fun to do; many people don't mind pitching in to help.
  • Sunday School Lesson Plans on a Budget
    Most churches have a budget that they are on and this includes the Sunday school material and guides that the Sunday school teachers can use.
  • Don't Want to Get a Divorce? - You're Not the Only One Who is Saying No to the Big D
    They are finding the solution to their problems. Solutions that you can use to mend your marriage or to make sure that yours doesn't end up as another marital statistics like famous celebrities who seem to be getting divorces left and right.
  • Tips for a Long Lasting Marriage
    Want to know how you can make your marriage last and create a happy relationship along the way? I can give you a few tips that have proven to work in many relationship to have a long lasting marriage.
  • Best Christmas Plays in Oklahoma City for Kids
    Plays that are put on by different art performers can be magical and allow your family to make a tradition of your own by going to these every year around Christmas.
  • Teach a Toddler to Follow Directions Without Losing Your Sanity
    What is known as the terrible twos is when a child reaches the age of wanting to be dependant even though they don't know the boundaries in which they step.
  • Creating Mutuality in a Marriage
    Everything in a marriage should be dealt with equally so that both parties can have their say and be able to deal with issues that may surfaces.
  • Decision Making in a Marriage
    When it comes to decisions I am a strong believer that both parties should make the decisions especially in a marriage. When one person makes a decisions without the others approval it can lead to feelings of regret
  • Paris Bennet of American Idol Gives Birth
    Paris Bennet gives birth and you won't believe what people are saying about the birth, Bennet, and her child that relates to an old superstition.
  • Lakisha Jones Ties the Knot
    Lakisha Jones of American Idols season in 2007 has tied the knot.
  • Register to Vote Online
    Why not register to vote online? It is our country after all and we do help to determine who our next president is. Wouldn't it be nice to be able to say that you registered to vote online and helped get the best president in?
  • Stuff That's Left Behind; What Your Ex Forgot to Take with Him
    Not only are these website humorous but they also allow you to submit your own stuff that's worth talking about. A must see for anyone with an ex.
  • Tips to Improve a Child's Reading Skill
    We love to hear our children reading for the first time, it gives us a sense of accomplishment. For many children reading has become a chore and it shouldn't be this way.
  • Getting Your Spouse to Take a Shower Before Sex
    One of the dreaded discussions of a marriage is the time to tell the other that you have had enough of their stench without making it sound to blunt.
  • A Secret that All Married Couples Should Know and Do
    I have been called nuts and pretty much everything else that you could possibly think of at the time but now people are responding by saying that they wished they had a good marriage just like the one that I have
  • Sex and Older Men
    I love doing my own surveys since they allow me to dig deeper into the brains of people who don't mind me doing my little experiments on them
  • Make Your Marriage Last by Planning for Sex
    After being married and having my blessed six children I learned that being spontaneous isn't always what is cracked up to be.
  • Preparing a Child to Read from Ages One to Three
    The question still remains for many who are reading this; how do you teach a child to read that can verily even talk?
  • Halloween Party Games from the Archives of AC
    I took the best ten articles from the archives of AC to find the most unique and most fun ideas for Halloween games and parties. These ideas are not only easy for little kids but the older kids will have fun doing them too.
  • AC Articles on Britney Spears Halloween Costumes
    It doesn't matter what kind of Britney Spears costume that you are wanting to show off this Halloween, this has something for everyone and every kind of Britney Spears fan. From humor to plain nutty Britney Spears Halloween Costumes.
  • Best Disney Costume Ideas Straight from the Archives of Associated Content
    Disney characters are becoming a popular trend for Halloween so why not dress up or let your child dress up as their favorite Halloween character. With over 10 links to spots on AC that offers over 50 Halloween ideas you are sure to find something.
  • Teach a Child to Read Better by Reading with Them
    Since the year of 1983 more than 10 million Americans reached the 12th grade without being able to read at a basic reading level according to the A Nation Still at Risk, U.S. Department of Education, 1999. Learn what you can do to change this with your child.
  • How to Get Your Hair to Hold a Curl Without Causing Damage
    Using a curling iron is bad for your hair but sometimes we need to get our hair curly. I can show you some methods that i use to keep my hair curly without all the damage.
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