Grandchildren, AKA “The Parent’s Revenge,” are one of life’s greatest gifts. There is nothing quite like seeing your own children become parents themselves. And of course, the love you feel for those little ones will be stronger than you could have ever imagined. And trust us when we tell you that the urge to give your first toddler-aged grandchild a drum kit will be very very real.
Before you get to that point, however, you have a couple of years … Keep Reading!!!
In a recently recorded interview with Katie Couric, Canada’s “first lady”, Sophie Grégoire-Trudeau, speaks candidly about a variety of issues. Near the end of the interview, Katie mentions Sophie’s recent interview in Chatelaine, which seems to have gone mostly unnoticed. In this interview, Sophie mentions that she is currently nursing her two-year-old son Hadrien.… Keep Reading!!!
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Pregnant mothers these days are often practicing different lifestyles and perspectives, including a natural parenting style, meaning they want to use only natural products as they bond with their child organically. The following ideas work great for all moms especially for moms-to-be who are just a little more health conscious.
You can never go wrong with buying a new mom-to-be a bath time gift set, though these moms want … Keep Reading!!!
The value of hobbies and interests for children is surprisingly under-discussed. Research has indicated that children benefit both socially and psychologically from having a hobby. Groups and meetings will encourage social interaction and confidence. They can also facilitate teamwork and other social skills. Other hobbies might encourage independent learning or research. All hobbies and interests in some way encourage discipline and the formation of identity. Knowing one’s own interests and connecting with like-minded people has value at … Keep Reading!!!
If you are considering buying your child a mermaid tail, you will want to make sure that they can stay safe before letting them use one.
Swimming is something that a lot of us do as children and is not only a lot of fun, but it is also a great form of exercise. Swimming is not without its dangers, and if you are thinking of giving your child a mermaid tail because all of their friends have one, you … Keep Reading!!!
It’s not often that parents get time to themselves after having children. All of the fancy meals out, romantic mini-breaks and evenings spent socializing in bars seem a distant memory. We’ve found some great evening activities you can do with your friends or partner across America to make sure that you get some exciting, much needed time away from the kids.
New York City is one of America’s most exciting cities to visit; it’s … Keep Reading!!!
An untimely realization the minute the plane takes off can have massive consequences to the picturesque vacation you envisioned. Some vacation mishaps are unavoidable and simply a matter of luck. But being adequately prepared can cut down on the ensuing fallout in a big way.
Certain steps are easy, like labeling your luggage, and double-checking that you have all required tickets for planes or trains. But if you have a plan in place for when worse comes to … Keep Reading!!!
When a child is just back from vacation, the most common question is – “What was your favourite thing?” Uncovering the motivation behind this is fairly easy, because little excites a child more than doing something in which they had a great time. You’re much more likely to engage them when you query them thusly. Adults may not announce aspects of their vacation as their “favourite” (although some might – someone with child-like wonder and joy perhaps?).
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When the weather is bad, keeping the little ones entertained can be a nightmare. It’s not like you can hit the beach, go to the park or on a lovely nature walk, is it? Well, you can, but you’ll end up very wet and windswept. I don’t know about you but wet days used to be my worst nightmare. I say ‘used to’ because, after years of parenting, I’ve finally mastered the art of wet weather fun.
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Losing weight before trying for a child is smart, advisable, and a good thing overall. In some cases, it’s also necessary. However, you don’t need to feel pressured with all those articles claiming that shedding all excess pounds is a must if you want to have a healthy baby. Those usually also contain a list of horrific health issues children might develop if their parents aren’t model-thin. The truth is that yes, a healthy weight loss before pregnancy is advisable. … Keep Reading!!!
These days, a girl’s sweet sixteen is more important than ever. You can probably remember how excited you were to pass into early adulthood, and how important it was that everything went your way. Well, now it’s your turn to deal with all that intensity. With a hugely visible celebrity culture, there’s even more pressure on you to give your teenager a night she’ll remember! Here’s some advice on planning her sweet sixteen.
As you can imagine, … Keep Reading!!!