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Simple Play Ideas – the Block

When it comes to great but simple play ideas you really can’t get much more basic than the wooden block. Kids have been seeing a host of play ideas from a box of wooden blocks for ages. Even today, in the era of computers, give kids a bunch of blocks and they will stay endlessly captivated. What ...

4 Easy Ways To Teach Your Kid About The Importance Of Volunteering

Volunteering is a wonderful way to give back. It helps to create a better community and shows how even one person can make a big difference. However, sometimes it can be difficult to find ways for your young child to give back. For some quick and easy ways to teach your child about volunteering, try o ...

Which School Is For Your Child?

One of the most important decisions parents make when raising their kids is where to send them for school. The most common choices are public school; private or religious school, such as Catholic school; or home schooling. Determining factors for where your child goes to school can be based on income, ...

Willow Smith Steps Up And Speaks Out

After posting an Instagram photo, 14 year old Willow Smith has caused yet another controversial online debate. The photo in question features the songwriter wearing a classic Jean Paul Gaultier turtleneck featuring the naked female form, leaving many parents outraged. Willow finally spoke out on the c ...

The Ten Ultimate Educational And Fun Museums For Kids

  Taking your children to the museum can be a fun learning experience that everyone enjoys.  It can also be a nightmare if you choose to try and take your child to one of the museums where they might not be as welcome.  You want your children to be involved in fun and interactive exhibits that te ...

The 3 Biggest Questions For Parents About Sex Education In Schools

There are three fundamental questions parents usually ask about Sex Education In Schools   What do kids need to know? When do they need to know it? What should they not be taught?   What do kids need to know? Most parents remember their own awkward health and hygiene classes and imagine that ...
dealing with tantrums

Staying Sane: Dealing With A Child’s Tantrum By Location

Just like any other parent, I have had to deal with temper tantrums. Sometimes situations can push your already upset child over the edge. However, the best tactic isn’t to avoid them. You need to learn how to diffuse the situation before it escalates and to avoid the total meltdown. One way to ...
find babysitters online

5 Useful Tips To Help You Find Babysitters Online

Whether you’re looking for a full-time caregiver or just someone to watch your kids for a couple hours, at some point, you will need to find babysitters online. Unfortunately, it’s not as simple as it used to be. Now there are formal child care centers, in-home daycares, family daycares, a ...

4 Things Kids Wish Their Divorced Parents Would Stop Doing

  No matter when you get divorced, when children are involved it is important to be careful in how you handle things. You can move on, but because you have kids, your ex will always be a part of your life. Special events, holidays, it can all result in time frames where you will have to encounter ...