How to Safely Continue These Top Family Activities During the Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has hit everyone hard. One of the hardest things about the pandemic is missing out on fun activities as a family. To help preserve mental health, though, it’s important to find ways to continue as many of these activities as possible. Here are a few tips to help you continue these activities in a way that will keep you and others safe.

Continue reading “How to Safely Continue These Top Family Activities During the Pandemic”

Birthday Bashes: Throwing Your Kids the Perfect Party

You want to be the perfect parent, so your child needs the perfect birthday party. The trick is to come up with a unique idea that everyone else has not already done while sticking to a budget. Secondly, you need to find the time to accomplish it all. Here are some tips for throwing the perfect birthday party. 

Continue reading “Birthday Bashes: Throwing Your Kids the Perfect Party”

4 Ways to Upgrade Your Sink for Small Children

Small children bring many changes to your household. Their precious joy and energy make life more fun, but these same traits can also lead them into danger. Bathroom and kitchen safety become even more critical once young children reach the age where they can manage their needs with greater independence. These small changes prevent hot water burns and make it more enjoyable for kids to start practicing their hygiene skills.

Continue reading “4 Ways to Upgrade Your Sink for Small Children”

4 Ways to Keep Your Children from Wasting Water

As a parent, it can seem like a never-ending battle to get your children to stop wasting water. Beyond teaching them good habits for life, teaching your children to stop wasting water can have significant financial implications in the form of a lower water bill. The good news is that there are plenty of strategies that you can use that will help your children understand the importance of saving water.

Continue reading “4 Ways to Keep Your Children from Wasting Water”

Don’t Let Your Children Lose Their Hearing

Loss of hearing is a serious, potentially permanent, widespread and growing problem among U.S. youth — and yet is often not talked about or fully understood by even the most health-conscious parents. What makes this issue especially tricky to tackle is the group it affects. Children can make hearing loss difficult to detect because they may not realize that there is a problem. If they are experiencing symptoms, odds are that they won’t associate them with the real cause and will be reluctant to bring it up to their parents. 

Continue reading “Don’t Let Your Children Lose Their Hearing”

4 Things Parents Should Know About Roof Repair

Your roof plays a crucial role in protecting your home. This means that any problem with the roof doesn’t just affect you, but everyone else who lives in your home, as well. Therefore, it’s important to understand how the roof repair process affects your children so that you can help protect them from harm.

Continue reading “4 Things Parents Should Know About Roof Repair”

Why Is It Important to Include Children in Decision Making

Good judgment and solid decision-making skills are some of the most important traits of a responsible adult. However, these skills aren’t inborn – they are taught. Whether by decades of experience or by your parents, the decision-making skills you carry made you into the man or woman you are today. 

Photo by Jude Beck 

However, those that earned their skills through experience know exactly how dangerous and ineffective that is. So, why not spare your children the danger and pain and teach them how to make decisions from a young age? 

Continue reading “Why Is It Important to Include Children in Decision Making”

How to Tell if Your Kids Daycare is Unsafe

When parents drop their children off at daycare, they do so under the assumption that their kids will be cared for and protected. Many daycares are wonderful places that employee outstanding childcare professionals. However, the world is also sadly home to some daycares that are grossly unfit for children. Continue reading “How to Tell if Your Kids Daycare is Unsafe”

Restaurant Dining with Babies

Parents need to feed the baby first, find baby-friendly restaurants, dine when restaurants are not busy and book ahead when dining out with babies.

Restaurant dining is supposed to be an enjoyable and relaxing experience. However, many new parents find eating at restaurants with babies a big hassle. When the baby gets fretful and starts wailing uncontrollably, the whole thing can be very stressful, embarrassing and a complete waste of money. 

Continue reading “Restaurant Dining with Babies”