Category : Parenting

Holidays With Kids: How to Keep Them Entertained

Holidays With Kids: How to Keep Them Entertained

One of the big challenges of being a mum is, of course, to withstand the urge to simply put your kids in front of the TV or the iPad in order to keep them entertained. That way, they will be out of your way and won’t nag you about being bored, right? While it is understandable that you need some time off from parenting the whole time, there are actually a few other ways to keep them from causiRead more...
Explaining A Change In The Family To Your Children

Explaining A Change In The Family To Your Children

Your kids are your world, and as their parent, you are too! And because of this, any changes to your part in the family dynamic, or in the relationships you have, are going to ripple down onto them too - it’s not something we ever want to happen, but kids are far more perceptive than we like to think! So to make sure that they can cope with any changes in the future, or that they’ll at least unRead more...
Prepare Your Kids for the Future

Prepare Your Kids for the Future

Taking your children forward and helping them improve the way they do things is so important. You have to make sure you raise the best children you possibly can, and this means the hard work has to start now. There are a lot of things that have to play a role in the parenting process, and this is something that is going to have a big impact on the rest of your life. You have to make sure you dRead more...
Terrific Trains! Fun Things To Do When Your Kids Love Locomotives

Terrific Trains! Fun Things To Do When Your Kids Love Locomotives

Ah, to see life through the eyes of a child. Everything is so novel and exciting, something that can seem so normal and mundane to us as adults can be one of the most thrilling things in the world to a kid. Trains are one thing that children can become fascinated with, typically little boys but of course not limited to them! If your little ones have developed a love for locomotive, here are a few Read more...
Tips to Avoid Sun-Damaged Skin

Tips to Avoid Sun-Damaged Skin

Everyone would like to have great-looking skin, and for many of us, this involves getting a tan. But before you go out to spend hours in the sun, be warned: too much sun can result in early wrinkling, age spots, and an increased risk of developing skin cancer. There are plenty of ways that you can avoid sun-damaged skin, and we will be discussing a few of the best ones in this blog post. Know WheRead more...
Invited To A "Kids-Free" Wedding: How Should You React?

Invited To A "Kids-Free" Wedding: How Should You React?

Unfortunately, we live in an age where young children are banned from a variety of public spaces. Theme parks, cinemas, and even restaurants have all banned young kids over the past few years, but there is one particular event where a ban on children is particularly difficult to cope with: weddings. The rise of the “kid-free” wedding It is understandable why a couple in your life may choose to Read more...
How Your Child Can Help Your Anxiety

How Your Child Can Help Your Anxiety

As a parent, there is nothing more amazing than being able to bring up your child to not be afraid, to be empathetic to others and to hopefully not suffer from anxieties and stress like many of us do. However, what happens when you are the one who is anxious and you have to look after a child? Anxiety can be a powerful thing, but your child can be stronger. Here are some of the ways which your chiRead more...
The Perfect Kids Party in 5 Steps

The Perfect Kids Party in 5 Steps

There is a new piece going around at the moment, championing the fact that we only have 18 summers with our children. 18. It doesn’t seem like a lot when you compare it to the average life expectancy. So we should make the most of it when we can, from spontaneous picnics to throwing ultra-fun birthday parties. Here are some things you can do to give your little ones (and you) some memories that wiRead more...
Helping Your Child Manage Stress During Exam Period

Helping Your Child Manage Stress During Exam Period

School is getting harder and harder for kids and the amount of stress that they’re under is getting out of control. Recently, there has been a lot of debate about whether we’re putting too much on them, particularly when it comes to exams. Kids are doing exams at a younger age than ever before and they’re being pressured by teachers to get good grades because the teachers are under scrutiny themseRead more...
How To Help A Child Who’s Struggling At School

How To Help A Child Who’s Struggling At School

As a parent, you want to ensure that your child gets the best education possible, which is why you most probably spent months confused about which school you should send them to. Education is the key to success in life, which is why it’s natural to want your child to get the first-rate education that they deserve. When you hear from your child’s teacher that actually they’re not doing too wellRead more...
Tough Decisions Parents Have To Make While Pregnant

Tough Decisions Parents Have To Make While Pregnant

Congratulations on learning that you are pregnant! There are so many emotions running through your body that it’s difficult to take stock. Plus, there are countless decisions to make, too. Are you going to find out about the sex? What names do you like and don’t like? Is this parenting lark as difficult as it seems, or will my child be a piece of cake? (Sorry, but the answer to the last one is alwRead more...
Keeping It Clean: Managing The Mess Of Parenthood

Keeping It Clean: Managing The Mess Of Parenthood

Being a parent is always a messy job. No matter how well-behaved your child, there will always be some sort of clean up at the end of the day, and every mom and dad will know this frustration well. Of course, while having a little one is dirty business, most people will still care about the way they look, feel, and, most importantly, smell, making keeping it clean a priority in a lot of homes. To Read more...