Author Archive: alablog

Which Train Set Should You Get A Toddler

Which Train Set Should You Get A Toddler

A toddler is at a critical age of development, between 12 and 36 months which greatly affect how they turn out to be as they grow up. This is so because toddlers are at the primal age of learning and mastering stuff which mostly stick with them for the better part of their lives. For this reason, a parent ought to know... read more »

 

A look at kayaks, their special features and best ways of using them

A look at kayaks, their special features and best ways of using them

Kayaks come in two basic styles, sit-in and the sit on top kayak models. For sit-in kayaks, a paddler stays enclosed in a cockpit while sit-on-top kayaks resemble a surf board where the paddler can either sit or stand while paddling. Both the sit-in and sit-on-top kayaks have features that enhance paddlers comfort throughout... read more »

 

Comparing the sit in kayak and the sit on top kayak

Comparing the sit in kayak and the sit on top kayak

There are two main kayak design types in the market today. These are the sit on top kayaks and the sit in kayaks. The sit in kayak is the original design of kayaks. The Inuit people who occupied, and still occupy, the arctic regions are the inventors of the kayak. The first kayak that they made was a sit in kayak. The kayak,... read more »

 

A review of hard shell kayaks and their applications

A review of hard shell kayaks and their applications

There are two main categories of kayaks depending on the type of material used in the construction of the kayak. These are the inflatable kayaks and the hard shell kayaks. The original kayak was a hard shell kayak. This is despite the fact that the material used to make the kayak was not as hard and rigid as some of the... read more »

 

Spending quality time with family on an outdoors kayaking escapade

Spending quality time with family on an outdoors kayaking escapade

Time spent with the family is very important. When family members are together they are able to share experiences, problems, and fun activities. It is an excellent time for bonding where family members can get to know each other better. It is during these times that individuals can be assisted in areas where they are facing... read more »

 

Understanding the different types of kayak paddles and their use

Understanding the different types of kayak paddles and their use

There are different types of kayaks available in the market today. These kayaks come in two basic designs, sit in kayaks and a sit on top kayaks. Sit in kayaks have a cock pit where the paddler sits and paddles from. Sit on top kayaks assume the design of a surf board. Unlike the sit inside kayaks, sit on top kayaks have... read more »

 

Guidelines for protecting children and keeping them healthy while kayaking

Guidelines for protecting children and keeping them healthy while kayaking

Most of people across the world participate in various outdoor activities as a way of recreation and body rejuvenation. Among the many outdoor activities, recreational kayaking has gained a lot of popularity over the last few years due to its numerous benefits. Adults, who love kayaking, can also introduce their children... read more »

 

Discovering the bonding magic of the tandem kayak

Discovering the bonding magic of the tandem kayak

A few weeks ago the company I work for organized a bonding trip for us in a nearby recreational facility. The facility is famous within the region especially in hosting corporate events. I had been to the facility several times before, mostly in a group of delegates from our company, in one cross-company function or another. This... read more »

 

Psychological stress and achieving mental therapy through kayaking

Psychological stress and achieving mental therapy through kayaking

Mental health is very important for the healthy optimal life of an individual. Psychological stresses are a major cause of many people not being able to achieve their full potential with some breaking down and some ending up with burnout. One of the major reasons of mental breakdown is individuals engaging in activities... read more »

 

My job has made me fat and I plan to go back to serious kayaking to manage my weight

My job has made me fat and I plan to go back to serious kayaking to manage my weight

I have a weight problem that I have now had for more than three years. My problem seems to have started after I started working. Before I got employed, and started spending most of my time in the office, I never had a problem with my weight and I actually thought that I could never gain excessive weight. I even despised... read more »

 

Simple easy to follow shopping guidelines for kayaking beginners

Simple easy to follow shopping guidelines for kayaking beginners

With more and more people getting their own kayaks, it is important for people to be educated on the things to look out for when shopping for a kayak. It is important that when purchasing a kayak one does not simply look for the cheapest kayak on sale but instead looks at what they want to use the kayak for and consequently... read more »

 

Top angler tips and tricks for catching bass

Top angler tips and tricks for catching bass

Traditionally, people used to fish so as to get food. Fish is an important source of protein and constitutes a major diet especially to communities who live near water bodies such as lakes, sea and oceans. These people use various techniques to catch fish in shore and offshore. There have been advancements in technology... read more »

 

Fishing for sport and recreation, a look at angling using fishing kayaks

Fishing for sport and recreation, a look at angling using fishing kayaks

Fishing is a prominent activity among mankind around the world. Fishing is originally an activity that is used as an avenue for getting food. In prehistoric times, communities that lived around water bodies inhabited by fish discovered the great attributes of fish as food. With time they were able to come up with various... read more »

 

Is Nursing Your True Calling?

Is Nursing Your True Calling?

It can be very challenging if you decide to go to nursing school to become a nurse but it can also be very fun and rewarding. Being able to help others through their medical needs is a true blessing. There are a variety of different types of nurses out there that work in all areas of medicine. This will give you the opportunity... read more »

 

What sets them apart?

What sets them apart?

There are so many different types of nurses in the world which makes it difficult when you are choosing your career path. All registered nurses perform similar tasks but many of them work in different fields of medicine. It is crucial that you understand the different nursing opportunities that are available before you... read more »

 

Online Nursing Schools: Putting a Career within Your Reach

Online Nursing Schools: Putting a Career within Your Reach

Online schools have made it much easier for students to obtain their nursing degrees. Many of the classes that are required to obtain a Bachelor’s degree in Biology can be taken in an online format. Nursing school can be stressful but the good news is online classes make it easier to get your degree and allow you to... read more »

 

The Healing Choices

The Healing Choices

There are so many choices when it comes to nursing professions. You have the ability to choose from everything from dialysis nurse to occupational health nurse. Some nursing positions require you to be on your feet constantly while others allow you more time for desk work. Regardless of the type of nursing you plan on... read more »

 

Shaking: It’s A Dog Thing

Shaking: It’s A Dog Thing

For all of you dog lovers out there, it is important to keep your dog healthy no matter what the cost. I am sure you understand what I am talking about. If you notice something that might be out of the ordinary you usually go into panic mode right away. Sometimes it is a bad thing and sometimes it is something silly and... read more »

 

Keeping Your Feline Feeling Fine

Keeping Your Feline Feeling Fine

For those of you who are cat lovers it is always difficult when your feline friend is sick. They are always there to comfort you when you are sick, or sad, and you want to do the same thing for them. We take care of our pets in hopes they will never become sick but unfortunately, there are some things that cannot be completely... read more »

 

Happy And Healthy Dogs Eat Natural Foods

Happy And Healthy Dogs Eat Natural Foods

Feeding your dog’s nutritious food can be the key to making them healthy and happy.  Sometimes eating typical dog food is not always enough. Keeping whole grains and protein in your dog’s diet can keep them energetic and help them live much longer. I am sure you are looking to keep your dog around for as long as possible.... read more »

 

The Big Bad Creepy Crawly Spiders

The Big Bad Creepy Crawly Spiders

For those of you who are dog lovers, you would probably do anything to protect your pet from any harm or injury. They are a part of your family and you would most likely protect them like a child. No matter how big or small your dog is, they are unfortunately at risk for spider or insect bites that sometimes are beyond... read more »

 

Cheetahs Threatened By Humans

Cheetahs Threatened By Humans

Cheetahs are a beautiful species of animal that typically inhabit areas in Africa. They are the world’s fastest animal and can run up to 75 miles per hour. Cheetahs are primarily found in Africa where there are open spaces with grassy plains or deserts so that they have room to run. You may be curious as to what cheetahs... read more »

 

Nature’s Sleepy Heads

Nature’s Sleepy Heads

The idea of spending one day in the freezing and windy northern tundra is enough to make any human nervous. Many animals, however, are especially adapted to tackle low temperatures and they thrive in the Arctic region. Each of these creatures has its own way of dealing with the inhospitable climate. Physical characteristics... read more »

 

Will Getting A Liberal Arts College Education Help Your Career?

Will Getting A Liberal Arts College Education Help Your Career?

It works all the time! Cappuccino has a way of perking you up and stirring your mind to get it focused on what you’d want to do with college and your all-important career. College today is a very expensive, costly proposition but graduates need to distinctly and positively stand out when facing prospective employers... read more »

 

A Website For All Your Financial Needs

A Website For All Your Financial Needs

Having questions about your finance is a very normal thing. You can find answers to all sorts of questions, including how to get into an accounting career and tips on investing in the stock market. Each article was written by a person in that particular profession. There is even a section entirely on the newest articles... read more »