Foster Care Saves Many Children

Foster care is something we don’t talk much about but we really should. It’s an incredible service to the child, the community, and to adoptive parents. Today we are looking at what foster care is, the impact it has on our communities, and how to get children into the right families. It’s The Safest Place Foster care is where children go when they have to leave their homes. The reasons for their leaving can be numerous and doesn’t necessarily mean that they will be adopted by another … [Read more...]

How Peer Pressure Can Play A Role In Your Teen’s Driving

Parenthood is full of joy, but it’s never free from worry when it comes to the safety of our children. If you have a newly licensed teen driver in your household, it can be an exciting time and another step to becoming more independent, but as a parent, it may be hard to hand over the keys and let them drive away on their own. Even if you don’t have a teen driver in your household, you may have a teenaged babysitter who helps you out by picking up your kids from school or other … [Read more...]

Six Simple Breastfeeding Tips for First-time Moms

Breastfeeding rates are on the rise in the United States, and over 80 percent (81.1) of infants start out breastfeeding. Although the majority of babies start out breastfeeding, only a little over 50 percent (51.8) are still breastfeeding at 6 months. Clearly, most mothers want to nurse their babies, but not all are able to for as long as they’d like. There are many reasons for this, including issues with milk supply, trouble latching or time constraints. If you’re a new mom (or are about to … [Read more...]

The Value of Music Lessons for Your Child

Does your child love music? Most kids do! Music is everywhere and kids like to listen to it and they often love to sing along. And, making music with an instrument usually holds a special appeal, especially for younger children. Just like other forms of art, learning music can enrich children’s lives in so many ways, and there’s no mess! Many parents are unaware of how beneficial learning to play a musical instrument can be, and how it can benefit your child from school years all the way into … [Read more...]

5 Ways To Settle A Divorce Outside Of Court

Separation or Divorce at times may have to be executed through court if you fail to negotiate on important matters with your spouse. Although it’s a good thing to settle all divorce matters out of court, many individuals have to go through court-based proceedings and hire the services of a lawyer to settle matters properly. Obviously, in such matters it is hard to discuss things amiably with your Ex. Today, I will present you a few tips that will make you learn the art of negotiation with your … [Read more...]

4 Tips to Help You Choose the Best Daycare for Your Child

When it’s time for most parents to head back to work after welcoming a child into their home, it can be a time of angst and worry. Leaving your little one with strangers for many hours at a time can be a heart-wrenching task for many. The best way to ensure that you and your child feel the most confident and comfortable with a daycare arrangement is to make certain that you are dealing with the best. Preschools like Buttercups Day Care are no longer just a convenience for working parents, but … [Read more...]

3 Ways to Deepen Your Spirituality When You’ve Been Preoccupied

From time to time, we all get caught up and preoccupied with the petty concerns of everyday life. We worry about making it to work on time, and handling that big project we’ve been assigned, we worry about the shape we’re in, and about the economy, and so on. But when jarring and terrible happens — like a near death experience — all of that “extremely important” stuff quickly falls by the wayside and we begin to refocus our attention on the things that really. For those of us who are … [Read more...]

Ways Parents Can Prepare Their Teen Drivers For The Roads

Most parents dread the day their teen is old enough to start driving. It can be a scary thing for a parent to have to go through. Thankfully, there a many things a parent can do in order to properly prepare their kids for driving such as offering to let them study a Teenage car accident guide before they begin driving. A parent's worst fear is that their children get into an accident. If they do, however, it is important to hire the help of a reputable lawyer, such as Sutliff & Stout from … [Read more...]