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How to redecorate your kid’s room on a tight budget

January 14, 2019
A white children’s room with wooden toys.

Let’s face it – no matter how good of a parent you are yourself, your child’s surroundings will also play a large role in their happiness. And if we’re talking about younger children, growing up in a nice home means they’ll develop better as well. But if you’ve just moved to a new home, and you’re on a budget, what should you focus on decorating? Obviously – you want to redecorate your kid’s room first. Regardless of whether it’s your…

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How to Build a Connection With Your Teen

January 9, 2019

There is an epidemic of mental health issues among modern teens, and parents are often unsure about what to do. How can you help a troubled teen? How do you identify a mental health issue as distinct from normal, healthy teenage “growing pains”? How can you get help for your teen? It all starts with taking the time to build a connection.     What do you mean by building a connection? Whenever anyone gets help, that help almost always…

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Babyproofing the house for Christmas

December 31, 2018

Holidays are a magical and peaceful time for the entire family. Once the Christmas spirit takes over, all you want to do is sit curled up in a blanket with a cup of hot beverage in your hand while watching the lights twinkle all around you. If you are lucky enough to have a newborn or a toddler in the house for Christmas, then everyone’s favorite holiday becomes that much more special. However, the beautiful Christmas decorations can be hazardous…

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Things to Do Before Your Second Baby is Born

December 10, 2018

There are a lot of things to do before your second baby is born. Make sure you do them all to ensure a happy family. You may face some issues and challenges, but with the help of our list, you’ll take care of everything in no time!   Talk to your first child The most important item in the list of things to do before your second baby is born is to talk with your first child about the new…

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4 Ideas For The Ultimate Sweet Sixteenth

June 4, 2018

Birthdays are so much fun, aren’t they? Some of the most memorable times that we have in our lives happen on our birthdays and they make us feel special, individual and the centre of attention. One of the biggest birthdays that we will ever have is our sweet sixteenth. It’s so different to plan for a sixteenth than it is a first birthday; namely because the child in question gets a choice about what they want. It’s a coming of…

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7 Reasons To Be Skin-To-Skin With Your Baby After Birth

May 22, 2018

Follow my blog with Bloglovin According to World Health Organization, as soon as the baby is born, newborns should have ‘skin-to-skin’ contact with the mother’s breast or abdomen for at least an hour. This method offers many benefits such as increasing the rate of breastfeeding and prolonging breastfeeding time. The skin-to-skin contact is when the baby is placed naked on the mother’s bare breast or stomach. The baby’s face, chest, abdomen, and legs are close to the mother’s bare skin…

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How to secure teens from online dangers?

May 2, 2018
How to secure teens from online dangers?

Technology has introduced the cyberspace and it’s been the phenomenon that has changed the living standards of the modern generation. The invention of the smartphones and its continuous bombardment, easy access, and the social networking has impacted the human mind dangerously. Now the real-life activities have been transferred to the online world and the particular online world via the internet is not less dangerous than the real-life vulnerabilities. Today, the young generation especially young kids, tweens, and teens are the…

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Pressure on the society: Can this be the reason of Mental Health problems in children?

April 12, 2018

Got your attention? Good! Before being a parent, every single one of us, made this (crazy) plan and set of rules that you wanted to do with your child or some things that you’re parents/or friends with kids,  did or still do,  and you didn’t want to do those mistakes…oh you’re so wrong! No one is born being and knowing to be a parent. Still some people think they can give you opinion without you asking. Wrong, really wrong, you’re…

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No Date night? Nappy problems…

October 2, 2017

…It is Nappy Problems!  We’ve all been (still are) there. The Nappy problems. Problem in the sense that you have a bunch on the market but still, in the 1st year of your bundle of joy, you will spend a lot (of money and nappies). So maybe Date Nights are going to be less and less, because the money is going to (majorly) Nappies. RJ is 3 now, is starting potty training but still he wears now pull ups. I…

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