In today’s economy, saving money when shopping for back-to-school items is easier said than done. For frugal shopping expert Trish Garvis, cutting such costs is all in a day’s work. “I have a basic thrift shopping principle that applies to back-to-school items: Never be caught in a panic,” says Garvis, the mother of eight girls and one boy and author of Get More for Your Money. “Being in a panic is expensive. You must think ahead and plan for … Keep Reading!!!
According to a recent survey, 52% of children and teens have been cyberbullied online. Could your child be a victim of cyberbullying? It turns out, you may never know, since over half of the young people surveyed admitted they do not tell their parents they are being cyberbullied.
Kids are greatly affected by cyberbullying. In fact, victims often report feelings of depression or anxiety, isolation, or hopelessness. To protect your teen, it’s important to make cyberbullying a topic of … Keep Reading!!!
Colorado has so much to offer a visitor of any type, especially if you’re looking for an exciting family getaway. Cities that are commonly known to attract skiers in the winter also have fun for everyone in the “off-season.” The best thing about Colorado is that some of its top destinations are just a few hours away from Denver International Airport. Colorado Springs, Steamboat Springs, or Vail will provide the family with nature-based fun. Take a short train ride from … Keep Reading!!!
When planning a girls trip to somewhere far and glamourous, Paris is always a good idea. Once in a while, you may want to leave the boys and other family members at home and escape with the girls. Paris is a beautiful and cultural city, very walkable, with great sites, and is one of the fashion capitals of the world. The city is one of the friendliest places for an epic girls’ vacation. It’s got everything – amazing sights like … Keep Reading!!!
Newborn photography is gaining popularity, especially to people living in Houston. Since 2009, Houston has led the country in the number of childbirth to young mothers. It’s no wonder that newborn photography is booming, and many are booking artists to take a photo of their bundle of joy.
If you are among those expecting mothers with babies on their way, here are some tips on planning your newborn’s first photo shoot.
How do you choose an excellent newborn … Keep Reading!!!
If you’re borderline competitive when it comes to Halloween yard displays, then you’ll want to make sure that your house will impress everyone who sees it. Here are some ways you can make your house memorable to passing neighbors or trick or treaters when Halloween comes around.
Lights add a dramatic flair to any occasion. There are certain lights you can use at Halloween that will add to the spooky element and create the right … Keep Reading!!!
As a parent, you want your child to succeed academically. Good grades help kids get into university and pursue fulfilling careers.
Doing well in school also has a profound effect on their confidence. By helping kids flourish in school, you set them up for future success. So as a parent, how can you make a difference for your child’s learning experience? Keep reading to find out how you can get more A’s with Prep Academy Tutors and give your child … Keep Reading!!!
There are lots of good reasons to have a playroom in your house. From developing spatial awareness in toddlers to giving them a designated place and time to play, this space is a great way to help your toddler grow in a way that also allows you to have your space when you want a place to leave them.
Since this room is such an important place, it’s important to give your kid the right places to sit while playing. … Keep Reading!!!
If you’re a fan of Japan and its culture, you probably know what ume is. Ume, also called Chinese plum or Japanese apricot, is highly regarded for its look and multiple uses in the land of the rising sun. The ume marks the arrival of the spring season and, with its pink and sometimes white blossoms, is not dissimilar to sakura blossoms as both are celebrated, albeit differently.
The Japanese tradition has perfectly preserved the ways of celebrating the … Keep Reading!!!
When it comes to skiing, Europe is always the top choice among skiers. There are many ski resorts spread across the continent that make for great skiing vacations.
A skiing vacation in one of these ski resorts can be the perfect winter holiday with your family. A family skiing trip will leave you with memories of a lifetime.
Here, we have handpicked some of the best ski resorts in Europe, which are family friendly and will guarantee the perfect fun … Keep Reading!!!
The urge to supervise our kids and provide help when they need it is necessary and natural. That said, our progeny are often more capable than we want to admit, and letting them fulfill their totally normal urge for adult-free playtime is genuinely important. It’s a time when kids learn a lot about themselves, because they’re busy developing essential social and life skills that can only be gained through hands-on experience.
A few decades ago, to … Keep Reading!!!
Technically, a vacation should be a time to rest, rejuvenate and return home feeling ready to take on the world.
In reality, though, vacations can be stressful. That’s because everything from planning the trip and getting to your destination in one piece, to feeling like you need another vacation just to recover, is often par for the course.
Looking to make your next vacation as enjoyable and easy as possible? Check out the following tips:
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