Three Tips for the First time Au Pair

You have decided to become an Au Pair in America.  This is a super exciting time, however, it can be a bit scary at the same time.  Au Pair in America programs are all over the place, however, how do you know what to do, who to trust and what is this crazy experience going to be? Au Pair programs allow people in the United States to host a person to help raise their children.  It can be a great way to learn about another person's cultures and teach the children another language … [Read more...]

Have Kids, Will Move: How to Make Family Moving Day a Snap

Most Americans move house at least once in their lives -- but that doesn't mean that it's always an event that goes smoothly. Not only are 80% of U.S. residents struggling with debt, which can make buying a new house and paying for a move more stressful, but there's a lot that can go wrong on moving day. That's especially true if you've got kids in tow. But just because you have little ones around doesn't mean you'll need to derail your plans or experience massive delays (and possible … [Read more...]

Simple Steps for Busy Parents to Do Mindful Parenting

As parents, we are all dealing with similar challenges. You need to wake up, ensure your family is well-fed, drop your kids to school, get back to the house, quickly prepare yourself, and ensure that you get to work on time. The point is, you have to work yourself off and ensure that your family gets everything they need and also, ensure that you spend enough time with your kids. Things get a bit challenging when you have a toddler or newborn, you have no babysitter, but then, you need to … [Read more...]

How to Raise Successful and Healthy Children

Are you thinking of having children? Have you ever thought about how to raise your kids for them being successful in life? Today we will talk about the best way to educate the little ones so that they grow up knowing what they want in life and how to get it. Although life forms are changing from generation to generation, the family as a base, as a starting point towards the outside world is very important. The family as an "institution" is what gives us, in general, the necessary tools to … [Read more...]

5 Things to Know Before Going to Your First Vacation with a Baby

Traveling with a baby for the first time for a beach vacation? There are things you need to know before packing your essentials, not just the best swim diapers for your baby. A vacation with a 9-month-old baby is not as easy as you think it is and of course, your comfort is important too, so do not miss your best tampon for swimming. But, it does not mean that you will let it ruin your vacation. Let me share to you some tips to make your vacation with your baby a worry-free adventure. … [Read more...]

Heirloom Worthy Watches You Can Pass Down to Your Kids

Timepieces are the best and safest legacies to pass down to your children, compared to gold bars and real estate. The gift of time that your children can inherit has a greater sentimental value because of the experiences we gained while having the watch. Watches are also a great way to remind children about the importance of time. The best part about timepieces is that even though people use it to tell the time, what they don’t realize is the timelessness of the watch. Heirloom worthy watches … [Read more...]

Easy Tips To Make Your Kitchen Kid Friendly

If you have children, one of the best activities that you can enjoy as a family is cooking together. However, it’s important to bear in mind that the kitchen can be one of the most hazardous areas of your home. With risks including burns, cuts and slips, it’s no wonder that some parents would prefer to just keep their little ones away from their cooking space. Yet there are plenty of ways in which you can make your kitchen a kid-friendly place that actively encourages your children to spend time … [Read more...]

Indoor Activities To Do With Your Kids This Winter

Whenever the winter holidays are approaching, the kids get excited, but the minds of the parents are whirring. What would be great bonding sessions for kids and parents when they do not have the freedom to go outside? Instead of letting your young ones run free, stay glued to the couch and to their phone screens, or mess up the house, here are some fun activities to make sure that they remain active to make the holidays memorable for everyone. Dress Up and Act It Out! - You can let your … [Read more...]