Category Archives: Useful Stuff

Simple Strategies to Finally Get Organized

Strategy #1 Show kids how to help It’s important to give your children specific instructions on what to do rather than vague directions, because it’s overwhelming for them. You want to be direct when telling your children what to do: “Please pick up your blocks and put them in the blue bin.” Make sure ...

Tips For Talking To Your Teen About Her Period

Experts say that an average girl will get her first period around the age of 12, but some girls experience their this much earlier. If your daughter is getting older you may want to have this conversation with her before she starts noticing changes in her body. Here are some tips on how to talk to you ...

Drug-Testing Kits Help Dialogue For Parents with Kids

A pilot program in West Virginia has been involved with local agencies, which has made it possible to provide parents with free drug-testing kits to prompt the talk of drugs with their kids. This will be affective in the beginning of August, and will offer any parent who will want to prevent substance ...

The Possible Causes Of Your Toddler Waking

If you’ve heard other parents brag, telling everyone their baby is “sleeping through the night,” you may be thinking what you’re doing different. While many people associate night waking with infants, even the healthiest of people experience multiple waking throughout the night. In some point of their ...
vaporizer or humidifier

Which One Is Better: Humidifier or Vaporizer?

Vaporizers A vaporizer and humidifier are different in many regards. A vaporizer works by heating the water until it turns into a hot steam, while a humidifier creates a nice cool mist. Either one will work when and if your child has a cold. The moist air that these two create will help loosen congest ...
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The Most Unique Baby Shower Gifts

JJ Cole Collections’ Outdoor Blanket This is the perfect blanket for taking baby to the park or to the beach. This water-resistant, and cotton outdoor blanket is the only blanket a mother will need for her child. This blanket comes with a snap-in feature which features a detachable strap for carrying ...
getting ready for school

Things You Should Do Before The Start Of School

Get in the mindset of school. Although you may not feel that way now, the start of school is often the most refreshing of times. This is the time you start something new. Review your previous achievements. Think about what you’ve accomplished all of last year, maybe it was the amazing paper you ...
Sneaky

5 Devious But Brilliant Parenting Maneuvers

Just because we’re no longer the child, doesn’t mean we don’t need to have our own survival tips to get through our parenting lives. In fact, parenting can often bring out some of our more conniving and devious ways. These 5 crafty actions prove parents are just as sneaky as their ki ...
imagination

The Importance Of The Imagination

In the world of childhood and when talking about our child reaching specific goals for their cognitive development, we often use phrases like “critical thinking skills” and “creative problem-solving abilities.” In other words we’re talking about imagination. It’s important to be the parent who wants t ...
sleep training

A Sleep Training Guide For Your Child

Sleep training is the process a parent must go through in order to get them to sleep, and also stay asleep throughout the night. There are some babies that develop a regular sleep schedule right off the bat, and then some babies need a little extra help. Sleep training your child needs to be done at a ...