Oct 27 2014
by Ella |
Comments Off on Prom: Rules For Parents

Prom night is a confusing time for parents. You will be proud that your child has grown up and made it to graduation. It’s a major step in watching them develop into an adult. However, it is also a very scary time. You child is now old enough to make their own decisions and peer pressure is heavy on prom night. You will be worried about drinking, drugs and sex. That is completely normal, but as long as you are prepared, you can handle it. Thanks to {Salt of the Earth} for the...

Oct 24 2014
by Ella |
Comments Off on How to Enjoy Family Days Out On a Tight Budget

As parents, we want to do what is best by our children and families.  However, if we are experiencing financial problems and don’t have as much money to spare for days out with the family, we can feel depressed because we aren’t providing enough fun and entertaining activities for the people we love.   If this is how you feel, don’t be too down, as you will see from the following article there are plenty of ways to have great days out together as a family without it costing...

Oct 23 2014
by Ella |
Comments Off on How To Encourage Kids To Play Outdoors

From a very early age, children need to develop their creativity. They need to exercise all of their muscles and use all of their senses. Their brains need to make neurological connections. By doing these things they will learn language faster and develop intelligence. They’ll begin to understand social skills and hand-eye coordination. These are all things they need to grow into a healthy adult. Nowadays, children are too often sat in front of screens. TVs, laptops and tablets...

Oct 23 2014
by Ella |
Comments Off on Fascinating Crafts For Children During The School Holidays

June Campbell Half term rolls round about every six weeks or so and it is up to mum and dad to keep young children happy and busy during those breaks. That is no easy task; kids are demanding and unless you find something to stimulate them they will get bored. Believe me; you don’t want that to happen. Luckily, there are plenty of things for them to do if you turn towards crafting for the answer. It covers a vast range of activities, and there is something for everybody. Kids...

Oct 21 2014
by Ella |
Comments Off on Enlightened Ways To Prepare Your Family And Home For A New Arrival

As our families grow, the house in which we live might not be ideal. It may have been an excellent way to get a foot on the housing ladder when you first entered the housing market, but lack the space that a growing family demands. Many people were in the same position and faced a similar dilemma in the past. How can you find the room you need to accommodate everybody? There are two main options; to extend your home or to move house. Moving will give you everything you need if...

Oct 20 2014
by Ella |
Comments Off on The Best Classical Music for a Wedding

Music to accompany your wedding is tough to choose. There are several key events for your big day when you may want to use music to help the guests get in the mood. As they are arriving, you may want to help them feel welcome and relaxed by playing some music. Most brides want music to accompany them walking down the aisle. It may be you have a procession that will need a different piece of music. Once you have sent out the wedding invites, ordered the cake, booked the venues...

Oct 18 2014
by Ella |
Comments Off on Turning The Work/Kids Juggling Act Into a Healthy Balance

Living in the UK has its upsides and unfortunately, has its downsides. With young kids tugging at the apron strings, a long list of household chores and a 40-hour work week, being a working mom is no easy feat. But it sure is possible. With the right list of priorities and the help of a reputable au pair agency in London, the juggling act can be easier. Here’s how. Embracing your decision Women can be torn between staying at home with their young children and heading off to...

Oct 17 2014
by Ella |
Comments Off on A Guide to Buying A Gift to Celebrate the Birth of Your Child

If your wife or girlfriend has just given birth to your baby, or is soon to be doing so, then it’s about time you put some thought into gifts. Some people even like to call them ‘push gifts’. It’s tradition for a man to buy his other half a gift when she gives birth. This is to celebrate the birth of the baby and to thank her for all of her hard work. What better way to show her she’s appreciated than to buy her a lovely ‘push’ gift? This guide should inspire you: photo...

Oct 14 2014
by Ella |
Comments Off on The Secrets To Being A Yummy Mummy

Yummy mummy is a phrase that is used a lot these days and it conjures up an image of wealthy, well-groomed mothers with perfect outfits and nails to match. When you first take on motherhood, there are times when that vision seems impossible. However, with a little bit of effort, anything is possible. You don’t have to rich and glamorous to be a yummy mummy.  It is all about making small changes that make you feel better about yourself. The most important thing is to take care...

Oct 11 2014
by Ella |
Comments Off on The Ultimate Day Out Survival Kit For Any Modern Family

Image: David Amsler We love going on day trips as a family. Exploring new places and going to attractions is a great way to bond as a family. When you go to see things alone, you can travel light. When you are on a trip as a family, you need to take a whole range of items to make sure that you get through the day without any fuss. When you’re planning a day trip, make sure you take the essentials. If you have small children, you need to make sure that you have everything...

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