5 Fun Family Outings for Free in Your Community

Raising children is undeniably expensive. The worst bit about this is that, after paying the bills, there is hardly enough money left for taking part in some family fun. Nevertheless, there are numerous awesome, yet free community resources out there, which you can take advantage of with your children or family. From free puppet shows to local festivals, all can entertain you at little or no cost. Since locating such events can be challenging unless you know where to search, you may want to … [Read more...]

Building Healthy Family Habits: A Guide for the Busy Family

Staying healthy and maintaining specific family lifestyle becomes harder and harder in today’s world. Flexible working schedules actually lead to people having very little or no time to spare for the family and for themselves. Health and well-being of our family should come up as a top priority to each one of us. No matter how heavy workload is and how stressful it gets on our job positions, we simply must find the way to eliminate all the habits that are bad for our health and that … [Read more...]

Go Green: 5 Ways on How to Educate Your Children

Children are quite adventurous and they enjoy a lot of outdoor activities. Once you start taking your kids out on a walk or to play, it is time to teach them a few things about the environment and how to conserve it. They need to learn to save up on energy and water consumption as soon as they start to understand things around them. This article discusses ways on how to educate your children to go green. 1. Reuse/Recycle This will help your children get to understand that some trash can be … [Read more...]

How to Prevent Misdiagnosis of ADHD in Children

When you see a child bouncing off the walls when he’s supposed to be learning, what do you think? If you’re like most people, some doctors included, you jump straight to ADHD. And unfortunately, that’s how so many kids get misdiagnosed with ADHD when they actually have another underlying disorder. Symptoms of ADHD Symptoms of ADHD are largely behavioral. In order to receive a diagnosis, children need to exhibit at least 6 out of 9 symptoms in at least two settings for six months or … [Read more...]

Why Parents Should Be Teaching Their Kids About Money

One in five of the nation’s children fails to meet baseline levels for financial literacy proficiency, according to the Programme for International Student Assessment. This increases a child’s risk of making poor financial decisions which could result in crippling debt - something which is set to peak at $4 trillion by the end of the year. However, research has found that kids are smarter with money when their parents discuss financial topics with them on a weekly basis. Therefore, talking … [Read more...]

Money Saving Tips: Thing You Should Change Now That You Have a Family

Starting a family is exciting but it comes with great responsibility too. Now that you are no longer living solo, it is important to be wiser when it comes to every decision you make especially when it involves money. It is important to spend wisely and save money for the future. It can be a bit challenging to adjust from your lifestyle when you were single and now that you have your own family, but you should do your best. In this article, we will discuss some of the things that you should … [Read more...]

What to Check in A Baby’s Bottle Nipple

When looking for best baby bottle nipples, be ready to follow a process of elimination rather than just buying what you prefer. As you try out, your baby will help you decide the best one for them.   In simple words, there is no success formula when buying bottle nipples for your little one. Some babies will experience colic and gas due to certain nipples while others will be completely fine with the same thing. Though all bottles are designed in a way that reduces and prevents feeding problems, … [Read more...]

10 Common Bad Habits of Children (and How to Break Them)

Everyone has habits which are so automatic that you hardly even notice when you are doing them. However, many of these repetitive actions can negatively impact various walks of your life, including physical, mental, and social well-being. Unfortunately, the longer these behaviors persist, the stronger they become, especially for children. It’s a good idea to focus on your children and catch bad habits as early as possible. Here are 10 of the most common to be aware of. 1. Electronic Devices … [Read more...]