Category Archives: Useful Stuff

Top 4 Foreign Languages Kids Should Learn

So you’ve decided you want to give your child all the benefits of being bilingual, but you’re not sure which language would be the best for them to learn? Here is a short breakdown of some of the most popular languages for business today that might help you decide. Mandarin Chinese Spoken by over 845 ...

Discipline Mistakes We Make As Parents

All parents will make mistakes at times when they are dealing with their kids.  In fact many parents make some discipline mistakes along the way.  But the real sign is when you learn from those mistakes and don’t make them time and time again.  To help you out here are some of the common ones that man ...

Developmental And Educational Toys And Games

So many parents want to help out their young children by providing them developmental and educational toys and games.  This is great because even from an early age, it will help with all kinds of skills.  From auditory skills, to visual, and even fine and gross motor skills.  With the right toys your ...

Raising Children Who Are Half-Siblings

It’s hard enough being a parent with more than one kid and having to deal with arguments that come up.  But it’s even worse if there are half-siblings involved in the picture.  You will have two kids who are now via for your attention and one of them no matter what will always feel like they just don’ ...

Parenting Tips for the ADHD Child

A child with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder can oftentimes be labeled “difficult” or “hard to deal with”. Labels like this are not good for a child or a parent. So, it is important to know why an ADHD child acts the way that they do, and how to handle their behavior appropriately.  Here is s ...

Best Cities in the United States for Education

A high quality education is one of the most important goals for many American families. We desire for our children to have a great education so they will have a good foundation early on in life. Providing our children with a high quality education can be key to a better life. A recent study by Harvard ...

Raising A Child With A Disability

It’s not easy when you are trying to raise a child with a disability.  At times it can seem overwhelming, but they are still a joy and the love of your life, so you try to do what is best to help them out.  You may find ways to avoid pressures and stresses in dealing with the disability, and another i ...

Worst US Cities for Education

One of the things many parents look for when choosing a home, is the state of the local school district. Education is a top priority for most American families, and knowing which cities are great for education, and which are not is important information. Here are some of the worst cities for education ...

Setting Up A Carpool System

Setting up a carpool system doesn’t have to be difficult.  In fact it can be a lifesaver in the long run.  If you have errands you want to get done and don’t have time to take your kids to school, it is a plus to know that it is someone else’s turn to drive. So how do you plan who you will carpool wit ...

Best Gear for an Upcoming Baby

When I was pregnant with my first child, I knew I didn’t want to clutter my house with a bunch of baby gadgets and furniture upon his arrival. As a young family, we lived (and still do!) in a pretty small house, and the last thing I wanted was something else to take up more floor space. If you are exp ...