Kids & Parenting

5 Ways Staying In An Unhappy Marriage Can Hurt Your Child

5 Ways Staying In An Unhappy Marriage Can Hurt Your Child

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FollowWe’ve all heard it before: “We have to stay together, for the kids”. After saying it for a while it starts to sound like the truth… but it’s not. Trying to make an unhealthy marriage work takes its toll and it may come as a surprise […]

Should Breastfed Babies be Given a Pacifier

Should Breastfed Babies be Given a Pacifier

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FollowThere is nothing in this world quite like breastfeeding a baby. Not only does breastfeeding make for perfect bonding between mom and baby, but it is also healthy on quite a few levels. Most moms already know that breastfeeding an infant helps that child develop […]

5 Cost Effective Ways to Spruce up a Children’s Bedroom

5 Cost Effective Ways to Spruce up a Children’s Bedroom

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FollowKnowing how to decorate a children’s bedroom can be a challenge for some, especially when you’re dealing with a limited budget. Thankfully, there are tons of ways that you can improve any child’s bedroom on the cheap if you’re willing to think outside the box. Here are […]

A Guide to Making Sure Your Children Are Not Affected by Your Break Up

A Guide to Making Sure Your Children Are Not Affected by Your Break Up

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FollowWhen two parents break up, it can be heartbreaking for everybody involved. Although you will understandably be devastated, you must think of your children. They don’t fully understand what is happening and their emotions can feel so much more intense than ours. Unless you carefully […]

Fun Ways to Encourage Creativity in Your Kids

Fun Ways to Encourage Creativity in Your Kids

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FollowCreativity is the key to success in almost everything we do. More studies in recent years have confirmed that creativity is a skill, not a talent, which means creativity is something that can be developed. For parents, this is a huge opportunity to start developing creativity […]

11 Tips and Tricks for Traveling with Kids

11 Tips and Tricks for Traveling with Kids

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Follow Pulling off a great family vacation requires a lot of planning, patience and effort. You get better at all this the more you do it. You stay more focused on what’s important — and less on what’s not. I’ve traveled a lot with my […]

Keeping Your Teenagers Entertained This Christmas 

Keeping Your Teenagers Entertained This Christmas 

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FollowKeeping your teenagers entertained this Christmas can be something of a stressful task. They can moan and groan about being bored, but once you suggest that they do something, they grunt back at you that they can’t be bothered. Yes, teenagers are a joy! But, […]

Is Buying New or Used the Best Option for Your Childs First Car

Is Buying New or Used the Best Option for Your Childs First Car

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FollowThe moment when your child passes their driving test has got to be one of the highlights of your life. They are now more independent, and they can drive themselves wherever they want to go. As a parent, it will fill you with a mixture […]

Keeping The Kids Fit & Healthy (Even When The Odds Are Stacked Against You!)

Keeping The Kids Fit & Healthy (Even When The Odds Are Stacked Against You!)

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FollowKeeping the children healthy and well can be a problem at the best of times, as we’re deep in the midst of a generation with perpetual screen addictions! However, it’s easily done, as children have an abundance of excess energy that it’s best to let […]

Safety Tips for Your Sleeping Baby

Safety Tips for Your Sleeping Baby

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FollowBaby gates – check. Outlet covers – check. Organic paraben-free, sulphate-free bath products – check. As mothers, we take every precaution to make our homes as safe as possible for our growing babies during the waking hours. But what about when they’re asleep? After years […]