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Keeping kids entertained during lockdown

April 27, 2020
Mom wearing a face mask and playing with her son on a sofa

By Sally Norton   The global epidemic has us all locked down for our own safety and the wellbeing of the ones we love the most. If there is anything good about this situation, it is the fact that now we finally have enough time to spend with our families and do some things that we have been planning for so long. But even though family time is bliss, keeping kids entertained during lockdown can be a bit of a…

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7 Unexpected Ways That Pregnancy Affects Your Life

March 28, 2020

By Dylan Bartlett   If you have a baby on board, you’ve likely spent hours scouring the internet for information on how to select the right crib and a long list of other minutiae. However, some of the changes associated with pregnancy don’t receive a whole lot of press. Forewarned is forearmed, so it benefits you to know what unexpected changes to anticipate. Some of them hit you in the pocketbook, while others affect you physically. Fortunately, none of these…

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Why It Is Important to Raise Your Child Around Pets

February 24, 2020

By Emma Williams   A vast majority of households around the world owns at least one family pet. The usual choices include parrots, hamsters, fish, guinea pigs and most commonly cats and dogs. However, many parents are afraid to bring a pet into their home due to fear of allergies the child might develop, the mess the pet can create and the responsibility a pet imposes. Nevertheless, recent studies have shown that having a pet actually has many benefits for…

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8 Ways to Help Your Child Unleash Their Potential

January 13, 2020

By Stella Ryne   Even though being a parent is one of the most beautiful and rewarding things in the world, we can all agree that raising kids and helping them grow into kind, responsible, and smart young people isn’t the easiest task out there. However, it doesn’t have to be as challenging as you thought, as there are many ways to help them unleash their full potential and become successful girls and boys. Here are eight amazing ways to…

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Top 5 Reasons Camping is Good for Your Kids

January 7, 2020

By Nancy Baker   Camping presents a great opportunity for kids to connect with the people they love and nature, as well as provide hours of enjoyment. It also comes with a range of incredible health benefits for both adults and kids. The physical and health benefits are all the more reasons you should spend a night under the stars with your kids more often. More than 9.2 million overnight stays in American national parks were recorded in 1998. Fifteen…

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Important Things To Consider Before Starting a Family

December 17, 2019

By Stella Ryne   Planning for a baby is probably one of the most exciting events in parents’ or couple’s life. Being a parent brings joy and fulfilment and the majority of people end up finding parenthood as their sense of purpose. Welcoming a new life in your home and marriage is not a small thing to do and it’s not a quick decision to make. Having a child or children is not something you do temporarily. This is an…

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Tips for Helping your Teenager Deal with a Major Relocation

December 13, 2019
A teenage girl looking through the window

By Sally Norton   When they need to move, a great majority of people focus intensively on planning each and every step of the relocation process carefully and in detail. Providing packing supplies, packing the items, finding reliable and professional movers are only some of the numerous tasks these people need to conduct successfully. However, a very sensitive issue emerges the moment we share the news of the relocation with our kids. How can we help them deal with this…

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44 Cats: Nickelodeon new show

October 24, 2019

Have you seen Nick Jr’s new show, the 44 cats? This Italian show (“44 Gatti”) for Nickelodeon, is now a hit show for children everywhere. Showing the adventures of four kittens who make up a musical group called `The Buffycats’ (reminds me of Josie and the Pussycats from Archie).     With loads of music, adventure and friendship, the little kittens are a cute show for any kid and for any age, even if it was made for preschoolers. Fun…

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When to give Chocolates as a Gift

September 12, 2019

Chocolate is a worldwide favorite. You can count in one hand the number of people that say they don’t like chocolate, but in the end, they will eat any treat with chocolate. That Aztec legacy, brought by the Spanish to Europe, to start the drinking delicacy, the Hot chocolate, is nowadays in any shape: powder, buttons, beans, almond, white, dark, drinkable, bar, mixed with a lot of things and the wackiest ways at shops. Now getting a gift to someone,…

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