Tips On Raising A Bilingual Child

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Our world is becoming increasingly global, and with this comes the necessity of speaking more than one language. More and more parents have begun realizing all the benefits that come from their child being bilingual. Apart from learning about other cultures, exposing a child to a second language will broaden their views, make them more open-minded, increase their IQ, and give them more and better job opportunities in the future. Continue reading →

The Family Survival Guide on Getting Married with Young Children Present

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Today’s family is anything but traditional, according to experts around the globe. With more and more couples waiting to get married, even after they have children together, and others marrying for the second or third time, there will most often be children in the mix. So then, how do you keep children occupied and entertained both at the ceremony and reception that follows? If you want to survive long enough to make the honeymoon, it’s time to get creative.
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5 Tips for Preventing Your Kid from Abusing Smartphone Privileges

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We don’t think much of granting our kids access to smartphones as it’s considered pretty normal in today’s time and age. However, kids being kids can take things too far and start to spend most of their time on their phones, raising a red flag that warrants your attention. The right way to react in such situations can be perplexing, especially if you’re completely ruled out the option of taking away their phone. If you’re looking for some guidance, you’ve come to the right place as we have some tips that will allow you to prevent your kids from abusing their smartphone privileges.
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Five Tips on Wills and Legacies for Busy Parents

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Most of us, (74% according to the Law Society), don’t think much about making a Will. There’s plenty of time for thinking about that in the future. The future, though, has a habit of creeping up on us. Kids grow fast and years whizz by, and if we don’t take control, time can run away with us. There’s no better time than the present to make a Will and safeguard your children’s future inheritance, so here are five quick tips to make the whole thing a bit easier.
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Teens and Selfies: Why Parental Supervision is Absolutely Necessary

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The craze of taking selfie has taken the form of an addiction, particularly among teens. Thanks to the selfie culture, teens have found a new way of getting themselves in a socially awkward position, but this does not mean that you simply sit idle and do nothing about it. You need to play a more active role in their safety, something that has been made so much easier in today’s time due to the availability of powerful parental control apps. If you are not taking your kids’ addiction to selfies seriously enough, you are clearly being negligent and ignoring your responsibility as a parent to protect them. Not sure what you’re protecting them from and why? You are not going to like this.
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Birthday Theme Party Ideas For Your Baby Boy

Birthdays of small boys are more about creating special memories for them, and less about the preparations which goes behind throwing a successful theme party. When they will look in retrospect, the will cherish all the memories of their childhood, and remember how crazy they were for their favorite cartoon character theme party. When we think about theme parties for boys, it is obvious that our imagination will run towards superheroes, blue color, adventure, boys games and fun; let us discuss a few exciting theme parties for small boys.

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Using a Garden Room to Give Your Preteen Kids More Space in Safety

As kids grow up, you may find that they want to spend more time with their friends or on their own than they do hanging out with the rest of the family. As they begin to approach puberty they can be subject to some moodiness, and may also feel they need a lot more privacy than before – something which can be difficult for them to feel they can get in a busy home (especially if they share a bedroom). Also, as they grow older and more confident socially, they want to spend time with their friends discussing what to them are highly secret matters, and they need their own space to do this without feeling they have to be furtive about it!

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Getting Kids to Eat Healthy in Summer: Easy Tips for Moms

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Summer will soon be here and that means getting to spend more time outdoors. Your kids might be excited as hell about summer too. But engaging in more physical activity makes it all the more necessary to eat right!

If this worries you, you’re not alone! Lots of moms have a tough time getting their kids to eat a healthy diet. However, getting kids to eat right in summer is easy if you keep a few things in mind.

Here are a few tips you can use to make sure your kids stay healthy this summer.
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Throw the perfect outdoor children’s party

If your child is about to celebrate a special birthday, you’ll want to pull out the stops to celebrate their big day. So how can you throw the perfect party?

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You may want food that suits the children and separate snacks for the adults. If you’re struggling with fridge space, consider getting a small chest freezer to supplement your storage space. You can make small canapes and treats such as mini pizzas, sausage rolls, pinwheels, cookies and pies in advance and freeze them in batches. Stock up too on tupperware containers and freezer bags, and make sure you write labels for each item – as everything can look much the same once it’s frozen!
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