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3 Reindeer Crafts for Kids

The holidays are here and with them, a variety of craft ideas to help keep your kids busy and full of holiday cheer. With Santa on his way, get into the Christmas season with some fun reindeer decorations and activities. From ornaments to wearable crafts, there is something out there to appeal to any ...
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Celebrating Hanukkah with the Family

Hanukkah is a special Jewish tradition and celebration of the fact that faith will triumph.  Children might struggle with understanding what exactly the holiday means, but that does not mean that one can not take the time to try and teach them something throughout the season.  Children of all ages can ...

How To Make Breakfasts Healthier

Breakfast is the most important meal, having a healthy and hearty one can keep you fueled and happy for the rest of the day. It is therefore unfortunate that most people skip breakfast for the lack of time.  For those who have it, what they manage for breakfast is so unhealthy that the risk is almost ...

Pregnancy: What You Cannot Prepare For

You’ve read the books. Learned all there is to learn about pregnancy. You’re ready to go right, wrong. You can read up on everything possible, but you can plan for everything you will experience during the nine months of pregnancy. Here are 5 things you can’t prepare for during pregn ...

Pros and Cons of Different Birth Control Methods

Deciding which birth control method is right for you can be difficult with the amount of options available today. Creating a list of pros and cons for various methods can be a good practice to help you decide. Here is a brief explanation of some pros and cons of a few of the most common methods used t ...

What To Do When Your Child is Being Picked On

One thing that every parent hates is when his or her child is being picked on. Our mother hen comes out and we want to rescue our child. We don’t’ want to see them hurt or upset. But, what is the right thing to do when this happens? How should we handle it when our child is being picked on? Evaluate t ...

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 ...

How to Choose the Right Babysitter for Your Family

Choosing a babysitter for your family can be a difficult process. You are planning to leave your most valued possession in the hands of someone else. This can be nerve-racking and overwhelming. Knowing that you have chosen the perfect babysitter can help calm those nerves and help you have peace while ...

5 Steps to Prepare Your Babysitter

Leaving your child with a babysitter for the first time can be nerve-wracking. You may second-guess yourself half a dozen times before you actually walk out the door. However, one way to make yourself feel more confident with the decision is by taking the time to prepare your babysitter fully before l ...

Three Tips for Handling Food Allergies

Chances are you, or someone you know has a child with a food allergy. Typical allergens are wheat, gluten, dairy, milk, shellfish, and peanuts. There are loads of not so typical ones as well, like the one in our household-baker’s yeast. Because food allergies are becoming more and more common, handlin ...