5 Creative Ways to Connect with Your Child at Home

Life gets busy for all of us – so busy sometimes that we struggle to get the balance right between work and home life. It's cliché, but the time that we do have with our children is often quite limited, and it passes quickly. This means that before we know it, they'll be all grown up, and we'll wish we could have spent more time with them. With this in mind, let’s check out five creative ways to connect with your child at home. 1.     Talk to Them in the Car While this … [Read more...]

How to Decide if Your Teen Should Get a Cartilage Piercing

Is your teen begging for permission to get her cartilage pierced? Maybe she is citing that all of her friends have one of these piercings. Or, maybe she wants to use the piercing as a form of self-expression. If you are hesitant to let your teen pierce any part of her body other than her earlobes, you are not alone in your concern.    You may be worried about how a cartilage piercing will affect her employment or education opportunities. Or you may be concerned about the risk … [Read more...]

4 Factors to Consider Before Buying a Baby Monitor

Parenthood is probably one of the toughest life journeys anyone has to go through, and keeping a close eye on your kids, especially if they are newborn babies can be draining. However, in this day and age, parenting doesn’t need to be so difficult when certain digital tools, gadgets, and gizmos were created to make your job as a parent as smooth as it can be.  One of these gadgets is the life-saving baby monitor, which helps parents keep a closer eye on their child, even if they’re in … [Read more...]

What Factors Are Used When Determining A Child Custody

Taking the decision to break up a family is no easy thing, but in many circumstances, it is the only option left and is sometimes necessary. What comes next is probably the most difficult part of the process, and this is determining who gets to have custody of the child involved. It could be a complex process, and if you’re concerned because you have no idea what goes into it, then it’s about time you understood what factors are used to determine a child custody. It’s important that you look … [Read more...]

Cyberbullying: Understanding Your Child’s Legal Rights

Cyberbullying is now one of the most prevalent forms of bullying in the U.S. Many cases are, unfortunately, not reported, but cyberbullying can have an effect on a child’s life for years to come. As a parent, it can be frustrating and upsetting watching your child suffer from bullying at school but when they cannot even get away from it in the safety of their own home, it becomes an even bigger problem. If your child is being bullied over the internet or has been falsely accused of … [Read more...]

Why You Need to be Mindful of What You Eat and Drink with Young Kids

Being a parent is not easy, and most people are comfortable acknowledging it. Caring for young children may require you to change your schedule, your social life, and even occasionally your career or where you live. These are all big changes that people often talk about without hesitation. But few people want to talk about the hardest part of being a parent: being a role model. Perhaps not everyone realizes that parenthood means you’re on-call to be an example for your child whenever … [Read more...]

How to Make Your Kids’ First Cinema Experience Memorable

Most parents worry about how much screen time their children should get. This isn’t surprising considering that most guidelines on the matter can be confusing and no universal rule applies for all types of families. However, you should remember that what matters most is the ‘what’ and ‘how’ of the situation. If your children watch parent-approved shows or films with you and your spouse, then you’re doing a good job. This is because having parents involved in the experience can multiply its … [Read more...]

How To Plan A Birthday Party For Your Child, A 5 Step Guide!

Everyone looks forward to celebrating their birthday, especially a child. It's a day where they feel special, and parents pamper their kids with everything they want. Make your child's birthday celebration a day to remember, with these five easy steps. Plan Your Budget Don’t plan your child’s birthday party blindly, and make sure to set a budget in advance. As much as you’d like to make it an unforgettable party, you have to make sure that whatever you plan fits your budget. You don’t have … [Read more...]