If you are reading this before taking your first trip with a baby, then the title is spot on.
It is a survival guide.
While we can’t give you money to get first class tickets on a plane or make your nervous toddler fall asleep or interested in the roadside scenery, what we can do is give you some tactics and pointers on how to play defense in this ruthless sport you’re new to.
The “opponent” is cute, but has … Keep Reading!!!
Getting a driver’s license is a landmark for teenagers that is much anticipated. With a driver’s license comes a modicum of freedom. However, with great freedom comes great responsibility. The thing is, parents of new drivers also have their share of that responsibility. What do you think you might need to know when your teen is about to have that extra bit of freedom? Here are just a few things to consider.
One critical factor that you need to … Keep Reading!!!
Particularly during the winter, it can be hard to keep your hair in good condition. First and foremost, it’s important to make sure that you get it trimmed regularly – it isn’t just your hairdresser trying to make extra money when they recommend that you go back every two months! Cutting the ends off and getting it restyled will keep your hair looking sleek and full of body and devoid of split … Keep Reading!!!
Now Christmas is behind us and the holidays are over, it’s back to making packed lunches, busy day jobs and the school run. If you feel frazzled just thinking about it, resolve to make this year different. With a little bit of forward planning and a little creativity, you can get organized, reduce stress, and have some free time for yourself.
Weekly planning sessions are invaluable. Spend half an hour or … Keep Reading!!!
A lot of parents get really into designing a nursery for their incoming newborns. This is good, because the way the nursery is designed and built will have a bigger effect on the first few years than you may think! Here are some essential tips for you.
Make sure you have the cash
While it doesn’t have to cost an arm and a leg, many parents find themselves surprised at how much nurseries eventually end up … Keep Reading!!!
All parents want their children to grow up polite and cordial. Unfortunately, most won’t grow up this way without any influence from their parents. If you simply left your kids to develop manners and politeness on their own, they would never say please or thank you! Teaching your children manners takes a lot of effort, and isn’t something you can achieve overnight. But, thankfully, there are a few different things that you can do to make it easier for your … Keep Reading!!!
As a Mom, you’re almost automatically always busy. It must have come with the job when you first sign up, but it’s like you never really read the small print. Whether you’re feeding, changing, dressing or entertaining your children, or cleaning the home, doing the laundry or trying to hold down a successful career, you’re always ‘on’. And when you’re always ‘on’ you have no margins for error.
When you’re a busy Mom, you need all of … Keep Reading!!!
As a parent, we want to ensure our children are always healthy. This is why we cook healthy meals, ensure they get plenty of exercise, and take them to the doctor. However, when the holiday season approaches, the standard healthy routine can go out the window. You are busy with parties, activities, and get-togethers, so it becomes hard to constantly monitor what your child eats or ensure they get to bed on time. So how exactly do you keep … Keep Reading!!!
Aly Brothers is a single mother of two beautiful boys.
Aly is also like most parents and became completely overwhelmed by her childrens’ unexpected (but totally normal), defiant behavior at the grocery store the other day.
However, unlike the majority of us who just try to get over it quietly and privately, Aly decided to share this real moment with others.
Her caption on Facebook expressed the difficulties she sometimes faces while raising two children:
“This is motherhood.
No … Keep Reading!!!
Model Carol Trentini is making news this week for gracing the cover the September issue of Vogue Brazil while breastfeeding her baby.
In the gorgeous images, shot by photographer Zee Nunes, Trenton was captured at seven months pregnant and two months postpartum for the photo series.
The model was extremely appreciative of the magazine’s willingness to put a breastfeeding mother on its cover.
Just as the normal world out there have its dangers and we can predict them and warn kids what to do in case of ‘this and that’. So it has to be with them online. The world now has turned in to what people say a global village. It was not like 10. 20 or 30 years ago where you need to carry your books in your hand. Or go to the library in search of books. All these information … Keep Reading!!!
Those two twin troublemakers, busyness and boredom, seem to pester every mom from time to time, regardless of whether she be a “career Mom,” “homemaker,” or a little bit of both.
Getting in a rut is easy, and staying in one is even easier. But there are ways to fight back and find time to creatively improve one’s own life and the life of the whole family. Identify persistent problems and correct them, make the home brighter and cheerier, … Keep Reading!!!