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Jul 12 2016
by Susan |
Comments Off on Keeping Your Children Safe: How To Avoid Accidental Poisoning

Keeping your children safe is every parent’s top priority, but too many of us are oblivious to dangers lurking within our own homes. From unsecured bookcases and dressers that can fall on children if they try to climb them to old drop side cribs that have resulted in many deaths, danger is often hidden in plain sight. One of the most common dangers that parents overlook are sources of accidental poisoning, an issue that impacts over 65,000 children each year. Too often these...

Jun 16 2016
by Susan |
Comments Off on Food Shopping Tips For Busy Parents

As a busy parent, you may dread the point where you start running out of some of your essential groceries, because that means you have to go on a shopping run. And heading out to your local store may not be the top item on your list of favorite things to do. It can be expensive and time consuming, and if you don’t have a plan, you can end up buying things you don’t need, and forgetting what you do need. ...

Mar 17 2016
by Susan |
Comments Off on New-Age Parenting: What if Your Child Wants to Change Their Name?

It’s totally true what they say; being a mum stretches you to the max, both physically and mentally. As I raced through my early adulthood, I came to a point in my life where I honestly thought I’d seen and heard it all. Once you start having kids though, you very quickly realise that all the craziness which this world has to offer just never seems to end! I sometimes wonder if I’ve not lost my mind yet, but then I realise that I haven’t gone crazy on the odd occasion...

Jan 27 2016
by Susan |
Comments Off on A guide to cutting the costs of school equipment

Who really likes the back-to-school season? Well, OK, maybe you do, given that you will no longer need to think of new things for your kids to do, or find someone else to keep an eye on them if you are constantly working overtime. But there are also certain things that you probably won’t welcome about this time of year – such as the sometimes prohibitive cost of school supplies. ...

Jan 19 2016
by Susan |
Comments Off on Should You Let Your Teen Drive?

According to the CDC, in 2013 alone, six teens died every day due to an automobile accident. This count is for those aged 16 to 19. That doesn’t account for accidents caused by teenage drivers that were simply injured and not killed, which is likely higher. ...

Dec 23 2015
by Susan |
Comments Off on How To Adopt A Healthy Lifestyle For You And Your Family

There are many reason why you would want to live a healthier life. It helps lower your risk of certain illness, and it extends your lifespan. Being healthy just feels good, and when you live healthier you feel like you have more to live for and you have more energy. As great as all of these things are, there are plenty of you that still aren’t doing everything you can to be healthy. ...

Dec 21 2015
by Susan |
Comments Off on 3 Tips for Balancing Motherhood and Your Career

The modern mother is faced with more challenges than ever before. Not only are women struggling to find balance between their day jobs and caring for their children, but they are faced with judgement and criticism at every turn. Mothers who stay home are accused of failing to provide for their children, while mothers who work are told they aren’t raising their children properly.  Motherhood is stressful enough without the added pressure of forming two camps. For those mothers...

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