Going on vacation takes a completely different meaning when you have a baby. Simply lounging at the beach or finding spontaneous adventurous may no longer be as easy. All the same, getting away with the family is an amazing way to reset and experience new thrills, and you’ll probably be glad you’re traveling (even if it’s after the fact).
Children do some pretty mischievous things at times. It’s only natural. If you want to teach your children all about proper behavior, you have to take many factors into consideration. It isn’t uncommon for children to put toys in strange places. They sometimes manage to flush them down the toilet, too. If you want to keep that unpleasant behavior at bay, you can try several strategies.
When your children won’t share with each other, it can sometimes put added stress on the family. There are sometimes arguments between siblings that can often result in parents taking the side of one child or the other. Fortunately, there are a few ways that you can help your children learn how to share so that they will understand the concept when they are older as well.
Finding hobbies or extracurricular activities that your children will be passionate and enthusiastic about is more challenging for some parents than for others. Many children are perfectly happy playing on a neighborhood sports team or learning how to play a musical instrument. Others, however, live for big thrills and thrive on rushes of adrenaline. For these children, common activities can seem dull. If your child has tried other more common activities and hobbies without much luck, these are some other less common activities that may be better suited for thrill-seekers. Continue reading “3 Awesome Hobbies for Your Thrill-Seeking Child”
When you have children, you need to think about the safety of your home. There are outlets that children can play with as well as cabinets that they can open and close, possibly hurting their fingers while they are closing the cabinets. Fortunately, you can follow a few tips on making your home a safe haven for children of all ages with little time and money spent.
Everyone loves being around responsible adults, but sometimes it is hard to imagine that your crazy little toddler or your moody teenager will ever grow into that type of adult. How can you possibly teach your children responsibility from a young age when it only seems to make more work for you? Here are five tips for molding that kind of behavior and for helping your little ones understand that they have a vital part in society.
Sustainability is a concept that, for many people, is still vague and airy. Many don’t realize what it means: to be acting in a way that could be continued forever. In context, sustainability means not taking more resources from the planet than we are able to put back in. If your kid doesn’t understand what it is, here are seven compelling reasons to change that right away.
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Kids know that Easter is about spending time with family and of course, candy. But there is so much more to Easter that your kids may not know. Here are some fun Easter facts for kids.
Easter is the time of the year when chocolate is eaten more than any other time of the year. According to the National Retail Foundation, $2.1 billion is spent each year on Easter candy alone. According to the Foundation, 89% of people eat the ears first on a chocolate Easter bunny.
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Many parents cringe at the thought of boarding and sitting in an airplane with their kids. While flying with kids is not always a fun time, there are some things you can do to make things easier, before and during the flight.
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Disciplining is part of bringing up children, but it confuses and exhausts many parents. It is a joy to have well-behaved children, but this does not just happen out of the blue. It takes hard work, consistency, patience, and determination. What you need to remember is that even the well-behaved children have their downward moments. Children also have their weak points, and the parents must realize, understand and learn how to deal with the weaknesses. Continue reading “5 Ways Parents Can Help Their Children To Behave Better in School”