4 Ways to Spark A Love of Reading in Your Child

It is common knowledge that children who master reading have a higher level of success throughout their lives. Children who read well are more likely to graduate high school, and a very high percentage will attend college. Reading abilities also … Continue reading “4 Ways to Spark A Love of Reading in Your Child”

How to Teach Young Ones to Be Gentle With Pets

Pets are a precious addition to any home. Living, breathing companions, they can teach kids a lot about compassion, responsibility, and love. But kids must also be taught how to care for and handle pets. If left to their own devices, … Continue reading “How to Teach Young Ones to Be Gentle With Pets”

10 Affordable Party Favors

Hosting a party for your child and her friends is a big job—you have to buy the cake, set up the decorations, find entertainment and, increasingly, pick out the perfect party favors. Sending guests home with goody bags is becoming customary … Continue reading “10 Affordable Party Favors”

How to Talk to Your Child about a Parent’s Addiction

  For a child, understanding a parent’s addiction problem is incredibly difficult. The parent sometimes takes the incorrect approach by drawing a negative picture of the addicted parent into the child’s mind. Also, sometimes the parent who is not addicted … Continue reading “How to Talk to Your Child about a Parent’s Addiction”

Role Reversal Caring For Elderly Parents Is Common

You probably think of your parents being the caregivers. They are the ones that raised, fed, and clothed you throughout your childhood. But eventually your parents age and join the ranks of the elderly. Then one day your parents need … Continue reading “Role Reversal Caring For Elderly Parents Is Common”

5 Simple Steps for Helping Your Kids Learn to Dress Right

Teaching children to get dressed is something most parents don’t think about right after having children. However, there comes a time in every parent’s life when it needs to be done. While it isn’t hard, it does take a little … Continue reading “5 Simple Steps for Helping Your Kids Learn to Dress Right”

8 Back To School Essentials You Mustn’t Forget

When a child starts back to school after being on summer break, there are several essential items every parent or guardian must remember to get. These items include everything a child would need during the school day, such as backpacks … Continue reading “8 Back To School Essentials You Mustn’t Forget”

4 Unexpected Problems Faced by New Mothers

Suddenly being responsible for a tiny, vulnerable human being is always going to be a shock to the system, but what problems do new mothers face that they hadn’t anticipated? Constant Worrying Even for women who would usually consider themselves … Continue reading “4 Unexpected Problems Faced by New Mothers”

Do You Have Private Health Insurance?

The public health system has been under continued criticism for some time but the intensity has been turned up recently, with allegations that public health is out of touch with what people really need. A collection of different health groups: … Continue reading “Do You Have Private Health Insurance?”