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Gender Predictor of Baby: Myths or Science?

12th April 2011
There's a lot of people who would like to pick the gender of their newborn.Maybe they currently have 1 or more children of the same sex, and want to make sure they get a baby of the opposite gender. Other folks might be intending to have one child and rea... Read >
Author: Royal Lindsay

Home Buying and Selling Superstitions

19th August 2010
As soon as my husband and I signed the papers for our new home, we were given more unsolicited advice about moving than when we told people we were having a baby. There’s something about moving – either buying or selling a home – that brings out the super... Read >
Author: HomeLoanGuru

Bad luck Omens for the Bride and Groom

13th July 2010
While bath wedding favors or soap wedding favors will not bring you bad luck on your wedding day, they could certainly be taken the wrong way. These kinds of wedding favors often smell so good and carry such a lovely fragrance that they are hard to resist... Read >
Author: Aaron Hu

How to Measure Motor Oil Quality

05th March 2010
Cutting expenses on your choice of motor oil could end up costing you more in the long run. You don't need to be a mechanic to determine some of the best oils on the market, just simple research and few simple test will point you in the right direction. ... Read >
Author: AmsoilDealer

Old Wives Tales-Predicting A Baby Boy

30th December 2009
Are you pregnant and want to know if you're going to have a baby boy or a baby girl? Most people do, for many good reasons. These are some old wives tales for predicting you'll have a baby boy. While I wouldn't put a lot of faith in these old wives tales,... Read >
Author: Leelin Lee

Old wives tales: - How breathing oils can help your sinus problems?

29th October 2009
Sinus is a very common condition and another that the medical profession cannot resolve. However, nature has had its remedies for hundreds of years. It is only now, with the advances of computers and modern technologies that we are having what we were tol... Read >
Author: dsa

Scientific Methods For Choosing Your Baby's Gender

08th June 2009
Many couples wonder if they can influence or even choose their baby's gender and the great news is they can. I'm not talking about your grandmother's methods like "eat a lot of hot dogs to have a boy", I am talking about scientifically proven ways to choo... Read >
Author: Carl Davidson

Vinegar and Acid Reflux - An Unlikely Cure?

02nd March 2009
There are many old wives tales around both being passed through the generations and also in books and on the internet that seem to suggest that vinegar and acid reflux go hand in hand but not quite in the way that one would first think. Vinegar is actuall... Read >
Author: Alvin Hopkinson

Know What to Expect At 32 Weeks Pregnant

08th September 2008
If this is your first pregnancy, you are probably wondering what you can expect to feel like when you are 32 weeks pregnant. The baby has been kicking quite a bit lately and your belly has become larger. If you were to see your baby on an ultrasound at th... Read >
Author: Ling Tong

Is Cream of Tartar Good for Yeast Infection?

22nd July 2008
Have you ever asked: is cream of tartar good for yeast infection? Did you know that yeast infection can be caused by a chemical or hormonal imbalance? Women are more prone to yeast infections, specially I the vaginal area, since yeast attacks wet and warm... Read >
Author: Cindy

When to Get Your Dog Spayed or Neutered

17th July 2008
So many people who get a new puppy are overwhelmed with the responsibility of it all that they don't have time to stop and think between all of the vet visits, the potty training, and the play time. However, one thing that every new doggie family has to c... Read >
Author: Ling Tong

Cold Sores - How To Get Rid Of A Cold Sore

14th February 2008
"How do I get rid of this cold sore?" is normally the frustrated cry whenever these painful blisters occur. Unfortunately, curing them is easier said than done as there are so many cures and remedies, not to mention old wives tales, that sometimes feel as... Read >
Author: Paul Rooney

Can You Believe Old Wives Tales In Pregnancy?

21st August 2007
Copyright (c) 2007 Eva Moffat You are pregnant. There are going to be a lot of changes to your body and in your day-to-day life over the next nine months. But now is the time when every woman that has ever been pregnant will be more than willing to ... Read >
Author: Eva Moffat

If Your Ears are Ringing or Itching, Is Someone Talking About You?

19th January 2006
Chances are you heard some form of the saying before. Maybe it was "If your right ear itches, someone is speaking well of you and if your left ear itches, someone is speaking ill of you." Or the more popular, shorter version "If your ears are ringing, som... Read >
Author: Brian Vaszily

Alcohol Consumption - Effects and Social Acceptance

20th December 2005
Rumors and old wives' tales such as stress makes women heavier drinkers, divorce prompts heavy alcohol use, people drive better when they are drinking, and teenagers are the main group of drunk drivers, are being thrown at today's society left and right i... Read >
Author: David Skul
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