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Mia Carter has worked as a journalist and writer for nearly 20 years, covering a vast array of different topics. If you’re seeking content for your own blog or website, please don’t hesitate to contact Mia. 

Writing Tips: Start With an Anecdote

Writing Tips: Start With an Anecdote

As I sat down to write a post on writing tips, I realized that I should really start the post with an anecdote to help drive home the point. But I couldn’t think of anything cute or clever…..until it dawned on me that I’d just done it! Bam! See how I... read more
Writing Tip: Always Read Your Writing Aloud

Writing Tip: Always Read Your Writing Aloud

After you’ve finished writing and editing, read it aloud. Awkward areas or areas of repetition become far more apparent when read aloud. This is especially useful if you’re concerned about keywording. Repetitive, dense keywording becomes very apparent when... read more
How to Make Shampoo Recipes for Oily Hair

How to Make Shampoo Recipes for Oily Hair

Learn how to make shampoo at home using items found around the house. These natural shampoo recipes for oily hair or normal hair can keep your tresses looking incredible! Wondering how to make shampoo at home? Homemade shampoo recipes are popular among individuals who... read more
The Death of a Chyna Doll – RIP Joanie Laurer

The Death of a Chyna Doll – RIP Joanie Laurer

I know, I know. Seems like an odd post, right? Anyone who knows me knows I’m not a wrestling fan (in fact, I remember wrestling with my husband over the TV clicker when he was trying to watch WWE wrestling…except then, I think it was still the WWF). But... read more
Wildlife Rescue Story: A Smiling Wombat Named Leah

Wildlife Rescue Story: A Smiling Wombat Named Leah

I recently encountered this photo online and I simply had to share it because this beautiful baby wombat makes me happy! This smiling wombat baby is named Leah and she lives in Australia. Leah was rescued by a motorist who had checked her dead mother’s pouch... read more
How to Make a Pet First Aid Kit

How to Make a Pet First Aid Kit

Keeping a fully stocked first aid kit in the home and car will ensure that you have the supplies to administer first aid to your pet…and the occasional human. Find out what to include in your pet first aid kit and where to keep it! Broken bones, poisoning, cuts,... read more
What is Freebirthing?

What is Freebirthing?

Freebirthing is a trend of non-medical birthing without the guidance of a midwife, OB-GYN, or other medical professional. Many moms also forgo formal prenatal care. Freebirthing, as it’s known, is an underground movement that involves giving birth, typically in... read more
What is Flystrike and How Can You Prevent Myiasis?

What is Flystrike and How Can You Prevent Myiasis?

Flystrike or myiasis occurs when flies lay eggs in a wound or in soiled fur or feathers. The eggs then hatch into maggots which will consume the tissue in and around the wound. A potentially deadly condition known as flystrike – technically called myiasis... read more
How to Pay for Expensive Vet Bills

How to Pay for Expensive Vet Bills

Find out how to get financial assistance to help afford those expensive special procedures and veterinary care for your pet.  Dogs get sick. Cats get hit by cars. Birds can break a wing.  At some point in every pet owner’s life, there’s a good chance a... read more
Pregnancy Myths – How to Determine Baby Gender

Pregnancy Myths – How to Determine Baby Gender

Is it a boy or a girl? Pregnant women may try to determine baby gender based on myths and old wives tales about pregnancy. Learn myths on predicting the gender of a baby. Determining the sex of a baby is perhaps one of the most exciting points in a pregnancy. Many... read more
Can You Choose Baby Gender?

Can You Choose Baby Gender?

Wondering, “Is it possible to choose the sex of a baby?” It is possible to choose baby gender through sperm selection or embryo screening, but it’s very expensive. Many couples who are considering pregnancy usually hope for a particular baby gender.... read more
How to Make Cat Toys — Homemade Pet Toy Ideas

How to Make Cat Toys — Homemade Pet Toy Ideas

Learn how to make cat toys with items found around the house. Homemade cat toys are inexpensive to create and you can recycle unwanted items. Wondering how to make cat toys out of household objects? You can make lots of homemade pet toys from items found around the... read more
Baby Gender Tests for Pregnant Women

Baby Gender Tests for Pregnant Women

Pregnant women can determine the sex of a baby with a gender predictor test like IntelliGender or a Pink or Blue early gender test. Find out if it’s a boy or girl! “Is it a boy or a girl?” – That’s one of the most common questions that a... read more
How Do You Neuter a Dog?

How Do You Neuter a Dog?

Learn how the veterinarian will neuter a dog in this common procedure, which can be performed as soon as 8 weeks of age in a healthy animal. Neutering is one of the most common surgical procedures, but neutering a dog can be a frightening experience for the pet and... read more
How to Prepare for a Dog Neutering Surgery

How to Prepare for a Dog Neutering Surgery

In this article, you’ll learn how to prepare for a dog neutering surgery and how to make preparations at home to help your recently neutered dog recover after the operation. When neutering a dog, it’s important to make preparations for the surgery and for... read more
How to Treat a Cat’s or Dog’s Foot Injury

How to Treat a Cat’s or Dog’s Foot Injury

Leg and foot injuries are among the most common traumatic injuries in pets and proper first aid can help prevent further damage until you can get to the vet. In this article, you’ll learn useful pet first aid tips and advice on how to treat a dog’s foot... read more
Prednisone Side Effects in Dogs on Steroid Therapy

Prednisone Side Effects in Dogs on Steroid Therapy

Is your dog on steroids? Side effects of prednisone include excessive thirst and urination, diabetes, hair loss, wasting, infections and behavioral changes. Prednisone is a powerful corticosteroid medication that’s prescribed to treat an array of illnesses and... read more
Writing Tips: Practice Word Economy

Writing Tips: Practice Word Economy

Less is more and this is true for writing, whether you’re penning a blog post, writing an email or working on your tenth novel. Many writers have a tendency of “over-writing” but this can detract from your main message. Or worse, it could make your... read more
Chimp Attack Victim Charla Nash Continues Her Recovery

Chimp Attack Victim Charla Nash Continues Her Recovery

It was February 16, 2009, when Charla Nash’s life changed forever. Friend and employer Sandra Herold summoned Nash to her Stamford, Connecticut home to help her calm an agitated 200-pound chimpanzee named Travis. Nash’s life changed in an instant when she... read more
How to Make Hair Conditioner Recipes and Homemade Rinses

How to Make Hair Conditioner Recipes and Homemade Rinses

Learn how to make hair conditioner for daily use or a homemade conditioner recipe for use on a weekly basis. These are all-natural hair conditioning recipes that can be made at home with items that you can find around the house or at your local grocery store.... read more
How to Make a Shampoo Recipe for Dry Hair and Scalp

How to Make a Shampoo Recipe for Dry Hair and Scalp

Learn how to make a homemade shampoo recipe for dry hair using fresh, organic ingredients. These natural shampoo recipes are suitable for individuals with frizzy, dry hair and itchy scalp. All-natural homemade shampoo recipes are popular among individuals who are... read more
How to Treat Fire Ant Bites in a Dog

How to Treat Fire Ant Bites in a Dog

Pet owners should learn proper fire ant bite treatment for pets. It’s also vital to recognize symptoms of an allergic reaction to insect stings in a dog. Prevalent in the southeastern United States, fire ants are an extremely aggressive insect that will bite... read more
Should I Get a Pet Insurance Policy?

Should I Get a Pet Insurance Policy?

Explore how a pet insurance policy works and whether pet health insurance coverage is worthwhile for you and your cat, dog or bird. Pet health insurance companies are becoming more common, enabling owners of dogs, cats and other pets to afford care that would... read more
How to Pay for Emergency Vet Bills

How to Pay for Emergency Vet Bills

Wondering how to pay for emergency vet bills? Get tips to afford unexpected veterinary care that’s beyond what you can afford.  In this article from Mia Carter, you’ll find out how you can get money to pay for emergency surgery or other urgent care for... read more
How to Write a Press Release

How to Write a Press Release

The following tips and hints will help businesses, organizations, schools and other groups seeking guidance on how to write a press release for a newspaper, website, television station and other media outlets. Press releases are a vital element of a public relations... read more
Myths on How to Choose a Baby’s Gender

Myths on How to Choose a Baby’s Gender

Some parents want to conceive a baby girl. Others want to conceive a baby boy. There are many pregnancy myths and old wives tales on how to pick a baby’s gender. There are so many pregnancy myths and old wives tales on pregnancy that it can sometimes be... read more
Neutering a Dog – How to Care for Dogs After Surgery

Neutering a Dog – How to Care for Dogs After Surgery

Neutering a dog is one of the most common procedures and in many cases, it’s the pet owner’s first experience caring for a dog after surgery. So in this article from pet care expert and writer Mia Carter, you’ll learn how to care for dogs after... read more
How to Heal a Dog’s Paw Pad Injury

How to Heal a Dog’s Paw Pad Injury

A dog’s paw pad injury can be tricky to heal, but there’s a few tricks that can help owners clean, disinfect, bandage and heal their pet’s wound. You’ll learn how to treat a cut on a pet’s foot pad at home, along with some wound treatment tips.... read more

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