How to Effectively Teach Your Kids About Electricity and Electrical Safety

Growing up without electricity was once a norm which blinded us to the dangers of exposed wires, playing with sockets, or trying to repair circuits. Over the years, we have had to learn the hard way about electricity and the safety precautions required. Our children today experience the wonders of power and the many benefits involved. However, their curiosity has made many mothers consider other alternatives that would not endanger their little ones. I once caught my niece trying to get … [Read more...]

Having A New Baby? Get Ready, Get Set, Save!

Parenthood is one of the biggest changes you’ll go through in your life. Most new parents experience a period of stress as they try to prepare for the adjustments they’ll need to make to their life and their budget. Knowing the best steps to take to prepare for parenthood’s surprising costs can boost your excitement for your upcoming bundle of joy. You have to understand the costs associated with parenthood before you can plan for them. Many first-time parents don’t know what to expect. … [Read more...]

How To Study When You Have a Child

Do you remember all those sleepless nights when you had been preparing for the terms exams? Can you imagine that having a child and studying simultaneously may increase the responsibility and hardship twice or thrice? Still eager to gain education and raise a kid at once? Then we have some pleasant pieces of advice for you. Maternity and high education: how to find things in common Once I visited a forum especially designed for mummies who are getting education. The stories seemed to be … [Read more...]

How to Get your Kids to Help with Chores

Have you noticed that your kids will do just about anything to get out of doing chores?  Kids don’t usually volunteer to help out and many parents may feel it’s just easier to do the chores themselves and avoid arguing with their kids about it. It may seem easier to do everything yourself, but chores teach your kids important life lessons that they’ll need one day.  Here’s how to get your kids off the couch and doing chores. Make Chores Predictable Schedule a set time each week when … [Read more...]

5 Ways to Raise an Independent Child

While we might like to baby our kids when they’re young, they need to learn how to be an independent child. But how do you teach that? Helping our little ones to build the confidence and skills they need to navigate the world is important but we also want them to know we’re there if they fall. Here are a few great tips to help you encourage your child’s independence while still staying close by. 5 Ways to Raise an Independent Child 1. Create an independent environment. Teach your kids … [Read more...]

10 Channels For Kids To Watch YouTube Videos About Science

Do your kids watch Youtube Videos on a regular basis?  If so, you won't want to miss this list of the best Channels For Kids To Watch YouTube Videos About Science. 10 Channels For Kids To Watch YouTube Videos About Science YouTube is such a wonderful source for educational videos. If your kids are visual learners, videos are a great way for them to comprehend what they’re learning. Here are some of the best YouTube channels to help your child improve their science skills. Minute … [Read more...]

5 Tips to Help your Child Become a Better Reader

Find out how you can help children read better in 5 easy ways! As parents, we want to help improve our child’s educational experience so they can be more successful in school.  Being a good reader is essential and can play an important role in their entire lives.  One study found that how well a 7-year-old reads can predict their income 35 years later! But how do we get our kids interested in reading and help them improve their skills?  These tips will help get your kids excited about … [Read more...]

The gb Pockit Stroller Makes Motherhood Easier + Twitter Party! #gbPockit

This post was sponsored by @GBChildUsa as part of a Blog Blast Activation for Influence Central. Motherhood is hard enough. Using a stroller shouldn't make it harder. With the gb Pockit stroller from GB Child USA, being on-the-go is easier. With it's two-step folding technique, you can go from pushing to carrying the gb Pockit in seconds. Having such a portable stroller is a mom's dream! The gb Pockit Stroller is available at Babies 'R' Us. Make sure to join me Thursday, April 28th from … [Read more...]