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Weekend Activities to Bring Your Family Together

August 11, 2021

There’s something special about family. A group of people that are so different yet so similar, sharing a moment of their life as they grow up together. Between the strict schedule, school, and other activities, it’s easy to forget to spend time as a family.  Your family is your team. They support you just as any other team does. One way to strengthen this is by bringing everyone together through focused and fun activities. While you may only see team…

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Moving with a Newborn

July 30, 2021
Mother, father, and their baby

A question as old as time – should you buy a house before or after having a baby? The answer is – there’s no right one. According to many women, maybe the best option is to qualify for a mortgage before and move after having a baby. Looking for a house to buy is much easier if you’re child-free. Lenders can’t discriminate against pregnant women or those who are considering having children soon. However, if you are currently on maternity…

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A Parent’s Guide to Preparing Kids for Braces

July 16, 2021

Decades ago, braces weren’t as popular or accessible as they are today. Luckily, times have changed, and a great number of children, tweens, and teens already have their orthodontists and plans to get braces at some point. As common as braces are, kids aren’t always happy about getting them because they fear it will hurt and that they will talk funny afterward. As a parent, your job is more than making sure your children’s teeth are healthy – you should…

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Teaching Kids to Recycle

July 8, 2021
Two kids holding papers with recycling symbols

The amount of waste we produce is directly linked to our consumption habits. We can no longer afford to test our planet on how much waste it can handle if we want to prevent environmental disaster Hence, adopting practices that help the environment in our daily lives is an essential skill. The process of learning can start at a very young age. Teaching kids to recycle is of vital importance to secure the health of our planet in the long…

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3 Things To Remember When Buying A Games Console For Your Kids

May 12, 2021

Gaming is more popular than ever, and it won’t be long before your kids start pestering you to buy them the latest console. Some parents are against video games because they think that it’s a distraction and a waste of time, but that’s not the case. Video games can be a great way to spend quality time with the family, and they are also good for inspiring creativity and improving cognitive development and problem-solving skills.  However, that doesn’t mean that…

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Best and Worst States to raise a family in 2021

February 17, 2021

The year 2020 has been so insecure and life-changing for many families worldwide. The global pandemic has affected almost all spheres of our lives, so now we’re moving more carefully than ever. In the same manner, family relocations in 2021 won’t be much easier for parents either. Choosing the best location to raise your family has always been difficult, but now some additional factors are added to the list. Therefore, we wanted to create a useful guide for all those…

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Take Charge of Your Health: A Guide for Busy Mums

February 11, 2021

Balancing a career, raising kids, and running a household are all more than enough to keep mums busy, but then along came COVID-19 and made things even more challenging. Amid trying to homeschool the kids, work, and complete the million other jobs on your to-do list, you are probably feeling a little drained. These are exceptional circumstances, and the current situation is something that nobody could have anticipated. However, there is no doubt that life right now is infinitely more…

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Overcoming Taboos In The World Of Modern Parenting

February 9, 2021

Being a new parent is always an exciting time in life, but there are nine months of pregnancy to enjoy before you get to this stage. Many people struggle when they are pregnant, with a lot of life’s simplest tasks being made much harder by the new weight on your body. There are several elements of life that are particularly difficult to get around, and parents often find that they face taboo areas when they are going through pregnancy. Overcoming…

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Being a Good Parent Despite Tough Times

January 25, 2021

Experiencing any sort of turmoil is tough on us. When we are trying to be a good parent, despite external issues for singers to the brink of insanity, it is tough. When you are trying to protect your children from external stresses you begin to neglect yourself. And when you are experiencing a tough time, and it’s proving so hard to be a good parent, what does it really take?   Talk About It to the Kids, but Do It…

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