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Help Your Kid Make Sense of the News

This guest post about how to help your kid make sense of the news is by Amy – @AmyKWilliams1 There is an old saying that “no news is good news”. Today, that adage still appears to rings true. It often seems that as soon as we turn on our televisions, radios, computers, or Smartphones our… Read More »

What Parents Need to Know About BurnNote

  We have all said or done things we wish would disappear. Whether it was in a fit of rage or we spilled a secret, we have all had remorse at one time or another. Today, there is an app that erases or “burns” all of our messages after they are viewed. This app’s moniker?… Read More »

(Guest Post) Beware: Dog in the House

(c) Flickr User Clay Larsen Dogs are wonderful companions to those with children or those who live alone but don’t want to be lonely. They can be the bonding link in a family, a way to test one’s ability to care for others, or added protection from both human and animal intruders. It’s a good… Read More »

(Ontario) Guest Post: 5 Things to Do in Toronto Before You Die

photo by Oceanik via PhotoRee If you’re visiting Toronto and you fear that your life is likely to end soon, you need to make sure you go out with a bang. Visiting Toronto’s Textile Museum of Canada – as well-regarded as it is – is not the way you want to go out. Instead, you… Read More »

Guest Post: 10 Ways To Make Money as a Stay-at-Home Mom

The following is a guest post by Randall Davidson of Audio Transcription. Although the economy is slowly starting to turn around, millions of people across the country are still out of work and struggling financially. Many stay-at-home moms are facing the difficult choice between being at home to raise their children and returning to work… Read More »

Guest Post: The Reasons Why Babies Cry and Tips On How to Soothe Them

It’s normal for babies to cry. It helps them develop their lungs and it is the only way they have of communicating. Some babies cry more than others. Some perfectly healthy babies can have daily crying spells that last a couple of hours, particularly during the first five months of their lives. For parents it… Read More »

Guest Post: Decorating When You’ve Got Kids

Some people believe that a beautiful home and a child (or more!) can’t exist harmoniously together.  As precious as our children are to us, we realize that they are also messy, lively, curious people and setting our treasures among them can feel like the equivalent of hanging a chandelier in a monkey cage. © Flickr… Read More »

Guest Post: Simple Projects Kids Will Love

© Flickr User tjstaab One great thing to have the kids do is make gifts for family members. You can find scores upon scores of ideas for simple projects that will make great presents. This way the children have something new and fun to do, and they know their work will be valued. It will… Read More »

Guest Post: Carnival Birthday Party

By:  Kristl, http://www.TheBudgetDiet.com The Budget Diet is a diet for your wallet…not your waistline!  You’ll discover new money saving tips everyday to help you slim down your daily spending!  The Budget Diet girl Is not a financial planner or an accountant…just a mom that knows how to live the good life on a budget!   … Read More »

Guest Post: Turn Your Bedroom Into a Restful Paradise

Are you having trouble getting a good night’s sleep? Turn your bedroom into a restful paradise and you’ll soon be able to snooze away. © Flickr User Sitka Projects LLC A surprising number of people have trouble sleeping at night. Some people have trouble falling asleep. Some people have trouble staying asleep. Still others feel… Read More »