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May 21 2019
by Ella |
Comments Off on Tooth fairy traditions from around the world

It goes without saying in the UK that the loss of a baby tooth will usually prompt a visit from the tooth fairy bearing coins. But what about the rest of the world? It is not only the UK that keeps the tooth fairy busy, children in most English-speaking countries follow the same tradition, including America and Australia, as well as parts of Scandinavia, with the tooth being exchanged for cash or a small gift. ...

May 21 2019
by Ella |
Comments Off on 3 Great Apps for the DIY Mom

All moms will be familiar with the feeling of looking around your living room, or your kitchen, or even your bedroom, and thinking maybe if I moved the couch to the far end of the room, my kids will have more room to play… but where would I put the ottoman? Many moms will be content with the seasonal switch, changing the drapes and the table runners, pillows and throws. Others, however, will want to do more, turning projects into full-scale DIY renovations! Of course, you might...

May 21 2019
by Ella |
Comments Off on How to Control Kid Clutter

Kids have a lot of stuff. Some might say that they have too much stuff. They get given toys for Christmas and birthdays and other occasions and the collection just builds and builds until it feels like there is nothing BUT toys. ...

May 21 2019
by Ella |
Comments Off on Just A Phase Or Something More: 3 Signs Of Childhood Mental Health Problems

Children go through all kinds of phases – picky eating, bedwetting, difficulty sleeping – but how do you know when a problem stops being “just a phase” and starts becoming something more worrisome? Mental health issues are far more common in children than most realize, affecting as many as 1 in 5  children or teenagers, and as many as 1 in 10 have significant daily impairment due to these issues. Here are X signs you child is struggling with more than a passing...

May 21 2019
by Ella |
Comments Off on Bridging The Technology Gap With Kids & Their Grandparents

When I think about how vastly different things were when my grandparents were children as opposed to today’s kids, it’s mind boggling. For example, grams and gramps didn’t even have a television let alone a computer, smartphone or other handheld electronic device. Nowadays, it’s more common to see a child with a cell phone rather than a toy or a book. ...

May 21 2019
by Ella |
Comments Off on A Guide to Buying A Gift to Celebrate the Birth of Your Child

Pulling some great inspiration from the perfect guide to the perfect gift for any occasion, our focus today falls specifically on gifts 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...

May 21 2019
by Ella |
Comments Off on Achieve A Stylish And Toddler-Friendly Living Room With These Awesome Ideas

Just because we have little ones to take care of, that doesn’t mean that our love of decor goes out the window. Am I right, ladies? If we were decor-obsessed before, now that we have kids, we are even more crazy about how our homes look.   I love to daydream about re-doing my living room on a daily basis, using all the ideas that I have saved from Pinterest. But as a mom, my day is often spent dealing with other things – I won’t bore you with the details, so I seem...

May 21 2019
by Ella |
Comments Off on Celebrating your twins first birthday on a budget.

You’ve survived the first year of twins and you want to celebrate them turning one. However the first year of their life has left your bank balance at its worst!! All your other twin mums are coming up with wacky, exciting ways to celebrate and you are trying to get your head around your finances on celebrating two babies turning one. It’s an amazing milestone and celebrating it doesn’t have to break the bank here are a couple of ideas. ...

May 21 2019
by Ella |
Comments Off on Tablets for Toddlers?

There’s little doubt that introducing tablets into secondary classrooms caused controversy amongst parents and teachers alike. What possible good could come out of giving each pupil a licence to play games when they should be working? The reality turned out to be somewhat different and now tablets are being used in some schools from Foundation Stage. So should you allow your young children to use one? Research There are numerous studies on how older pupils may benefit from tablets...

May 21 2019
by Ella |
Comments Off on Back To School Essentials For Your Precious Ones

It’s an overdue relief for you; it’s the end of an age for them. The school break is officially over and the school term will be starting soon. In the rush of getting your child back to the routine of waking up early, eating the right breakfast, and getting ready to go to school on time, we might be missing on some items on our back-to-school checklist. Thankfully, we’re here to remind you of some of the back-to-school essentials your rambunctious tyke will definitely need. ...

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