We all want our children to succeed in life—but sometimes it’s tough to feel financially stable. With the ever-rising costs of college tuition around the globe and the fluctuating job market across various industries, it can be deflating to think about the futures our children may have to deal with. The truth is: it’s never too early for parents to start saving money for your child’s future.
It’s one of the most exciting times in your life, but make no mistake about it – kids cost a fortune. Of course, these costs have been focused in the press a lot more over the last few years. We have started to see parents being used as “bank of mom and dad” – and effectively paying for the increasing cost of house deposits.
For the purposes of today, we’re not going to look at the costs involved in … Keep Reading!!!
Once your son is born, your pediatrician will probably ask you whether you want him circumcised. While circumcision is a rather uncommon thing to expect in daily life, it is something that you must think of once you give birth to a baby boy.
But what is circumcision, and should babies be circumcised? As much as these questions might seem daunting to deal with, you will be surprised at how simple the entire procedure is.
Basically, circumcision is a … Keep Reading!!!
As your belly grows bigger day by day, becoming a parent is getting real. Soon you’ll settle into the mindset of being a parent.
Between the dreaded pregnancy symptoms, there will be good days where you feel the world is full of sunshine. Then you’ll start to think about a baby shower.
So who plans the baby shower? Typically a close friend or a family member will be in charge of planning the baby shower. But this doesn’t mean that … Keep Reading!!!
Maternal and paternal health before conception is vital to the health of your future baby. It’s important to optimize your health before conception in order to reduce the risk of health complications for both the mother and the child. The following guidelines can help you and your partner maximize your ability to conceive as well as identify any potential health risks before becoming pregnant.
Manage Pre-existing Chronic Health Conditions
If you are managing a chronic condition, such as diabetes or … Keep Reading!!!
There is one thing that new parents don’t always think of: Your baby doesn’t remain so small all his or her life. He or she will grow into a child and then become a teenager. And teenagers are renowned to be difficult in the best of circumstances. There is a very good biological reason for it: During the teenage years, the brain doesn’t function in the same way than an adult brain. It doesn’t react to the same chemicals, for … Keep Reading!!!
When a husband and wife love backpacking the world together what do they do when expanding their family? Karen Edwards and Shaun Bayes brought their baby with them. 10 weeks after welcoming their daughter Esmé into the world they embarked on a world tour, despite everyone telling them they were nuts. They packed everything the 3 of them would need into one backpack and headed off to Asia, Australia and New Zealand.
Karen said the aim of sharing their journey … Keep Reading!!!
You and your family suffer seasonal allergies every year. But you don’t want to resort to taking lots of medications to sort out your allergy symptoms. Instead, focusing on your interior environment and the quality of your indoor air will help you eliminate allergy sources that get tracked into the house. Then, you and your family won’t be breathing in your allergens even when you’re not outdoors, helping alleviate your symptoms.
Keep the Outdoors Out
Pollen clings to coats, … Keep Reading!!!
Creating a safe home for your kids is paramount as soon as they start to crawl up until they are in their late teenage years and have learned basic safety tips around the house. Although your children should always be under your supervision, there are many temptations and potential issues within your home that could cause them to become injured.
This guide will take you through some of the dangers to children in the home and how to stop these. … Keep Reading!!!
As all millennials will know, finding a new home is no easy feat. With the rising prices of mortgages and continuous rates of pay, finding an affordable place to live can be particularly difficult. So when someone manages to find the home of their dreams, it’s definitely a situation worth celebrating. Whether they throw a housewarming party or not, it’s always a thoughtful idea to get them a little something to help them settle in. Here are a few ideas … Keep Reading!!!
What did you imagine that parenthood would be like before you had children?
Chances are you focused on the endlessly good parts. The parts where your child would look up at you adoringly, as if you were the only thing in the world that matters. The parts where they come home with a good report card, glowing with their own achievement as you praise them to the hills. The hugs, the kisses, the companionship, the sharing your life lessons … Keep Reading!!!
Today’s world is very different than previous generations. More children than ever before are suffering from allergies and other health conditions that were unheard of in our grandparents’ and great-grandparents’ time. Health experts predict that hay fever, along with skin, dust and pest allergies affect up to 30 percent of the U.S. population.
There are many reasons for this, of course, but pollution is a major cause of many allergies and illnesses. This pollution comes from the air, cleaning … Keep Reading!!!