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  • Keeping Your Children Busy When You Work From Home  By : Aurelia Williams -
    Juggling children and work can be a challenge, whether you work outside the home or you are a work from home mom, but, in some ways, work from home moms face more challenges than moms who work outside the home. After all, when you’re in a traditional office, you don’t need to worry that a coworker will burst into the room and scream “Mommy, he took my doll,” just as you are beginning an important conference call.

    So how does a work from home mom manage to keep her childre...
  • You Can Afford To Be A Stay-At-Home Parent!  By : Jennifer Tarzian -
    From the moment I learned I was pregnant, I knew I wanted to be a stay-at-home mom. That feeling only strengthened when my beautiful son was born. I took one look at him and wondered how I could ever give up the opportunity to spend each and every day with him, watching him grow and learn, and exploring the world for the first time through his eyes. But there was a problem. We were a two-income family. How could we possibly afford to eliminate one of those incomes? Well, ther...
  • Unique gift ideas for the cook.  By : Stefan
    With Mother's Day around the corner, are you at a complete loss for an idea for the perfect Mother's Day gift?
  • What Is Chicken Pox?  By : Frank Go -
    This is a question that many parents need to know the answer of. What is chicken pox? It is something that is life threatening to your child? How do you know what to do when you think your child may have chicken pox? The questions can be numerous because all good parents want to protect their children from harm. Chicken pox is a common, but very contagious disease. Usually this disease effects children, but adult cases do happen and are then known as shingles.

    So, what is ...
  • Canine Hydrotherapy: Choosing The Right Therapist  By : Peter Goldberg
    Dogs are like people in so many ways: they need to be touched, loved, and appreciated; they need exercise, proper nutrition, and good care; and sometimes they get the same diseases, like arthritis. It's been found that one of the best treatments for humans suffering from arthritis is hydrotherapy.
  • Your Child Is Missing  By : Frank Go -
    If your child is missing, time is of the essence! Take a deep breath and try to remember the last place you saw your child. If your child is missing from home, search the house quickly, check the closets, basement, and laundry, under beds, where ever else you think your child may crawl or hide. Check the doors and windows, do you see any way somebody got in. Yell out their name. Remember all this must be acted on as fast as possible! I can’t stress that enough!

    If you stil...
  • 5 Great Ways To Enrich Your Children’s Conscience  By : Adwina Jackson -
    Children are living with curiosity. They learn lots of things in life, gifted naturally with intuition, and open toward everything they find.

    Everything seems to be interesting to them. That’s why they want to know about many things. It’s indeed a sign of good development.

    Parents need to help children develop their conscience, which will be a great means of getting spiritual experiences. Through these, they’ll learn about self-esteem and moral values.

    Of course pa...
  • About Baby’s Separation Anxiety  By : Adwina Jackson -
    How do I feel about my child’s separation anxiety? Honestly, it’s absolutely one of the most delightful feelings I really enjoy as a mom.

    I remember when my son was between 8-9 months old. Just like every mother, I couldn’t forget those moments.

    At that time, he often asked for more attention from me rather than from anybody in the house. No matter where he was or who was holding him, as soon as he saw me, he suddenly cried as if he was asking me to hold him.

  • Managing My Household  By : Jennifer Tarzian -
    As a work-at-home mom of one very active toddler, I recently acknowledged that my household was quickly spinning out of control. The housework was piling up higher each day and I NEVER felt like I was even catching up, let alone getting ahead. So, it was time for a makeover – an organizational makeover, that is!

    When I was in the workforce, the only way I knew to get things done by their deadlines was to make a list and keep working on that list until I checked everything ...
  • Planning For A Baby Shower  By : Maria Frost -
    Who doesn’t get excited when a baby is on its way? Aside from their caring mothers, everyone in the family gets that certain thrill. Welcoming yet another being in this beautiful world comes with a certain joy. So how else can you celebrate a soon-to-be-child arrival? Have a blast with a baby shower party.

    Planning a baby shower can be really fun. You can create your own party as you wish. You can either go traditional or put a little humor to your event. You can choose wh...
  • Getting Help For A Family Member Who Struggles With Fear And Anxiety  By : Stan Popovich -
    It is not easy to watch a family member or relative struggle with fear and anxiety. The first step is that you should get him or her to talk to a professional who can get them started in the right path of getting better. Getting professional help for their fears and anxiety is very important. In addition, here are some techniques a person can use to help manage their fears and anxieties.

    Learn to take it one day at a time. Instead of worrying about how you will get throug...
  • Yeast Infections In General And For Baby’s ( Thrush) And Mothers.  By : Pieternel Van Giersbergen -
    The traditional cure for yeast/ candida with Nystatin is often not successful. Antibiotics makes thrush and yeast infections worse. Still we want to cure our yeast infections and thrush with a remedy, which has no side effect and is successful in battling yeast/ candida infections (thrush).
    Thrush is showing up in baby mouths as small white spots and are difficult to remove. Thrush often goes hand in hand with a diaper rash.

    Having a baby and having a yeast/ candida infec...
  • Should You Retire?  By : Henry Clark -
    Have you have reached retirement age and are contemplating whether to retire or not? Are you torn between retiring to your golden years or continuing to work for a few more? Here are a few tips to make your decision a little less painful.

    1. Consider Your Age

    If you are in the 55 to 65 age range, retirement will already seem attractive to you. First of all consider your age. Realistically speaking, we only have limited number of years on this earth. Look at what you wo...
  • To Will Or Not To Will, Do’s And Don’ts In Making A Will  By : Henry Clark -
    First things first, you should have a will. Wills not only do the obvious: distribute wealth and possessions to loved ones; they also leave an impression on how carefully one has managed his or her estate especially for those left behind.

    The following are things one should and should not do in making a will:

    Do update your will

    Everything changes. Possessions, money can increase or decrease. Estate tax laws change in a whim thanks to Congress. The IRS can just as w...
  • Celebrating Your Golden Years With Family  By : Henry Clark -
    Once you reach your late forties and early fifties, you are bound to think of retirement. You want retire at an age when you are not too old to enjoy your golden years.

    This is the point in life when you look back at your achievements. If you feel satisfied with what you have accomplished so far, you will get to focus more on what it is that you exactly want to do with the rest of your life - which you did not have time for when you were young and busy raising kids and mo...
  • The ABC of Baby Shower Themes  By : Chris Ryerson -
    There are some people out there that plan a baby shower and never even consider a theme. Often they will say it is much easier to not worry about the theme. However, the end result of planning a baby shower without a theme is a big mismatch of unorganized stuff. The person without a theme simply goes out and buys whatever catches their interest. They buy the cake flavor they like, the decorations that caught their eye, and the baby shower centerpiece that looked fun. This wil...
  • A Baby Footprint Makes A Great Baby Shower Invitation  By : Sam Smith -
    If you are like many peo0le you can easily get stuck when it comes to the baby shower invitation. Finding the location, creating the guest lists and buying a cake can seem easy compared to picking the right invitation. The baby shower invitation will be the first impression that the guests will have of the event. It is therefore important to convey a message through the baby shower invitation. One really fun and very popular way to do this is use a baby footprint in the invit...
  • Make Your Baby Shower Games Standout: Free Printable Baby Shower Games Online  By : Chris Ryerson -
    Are you organizing a bay shower for a friend or family member? A lot of hard work, effort, time and money can go into planning a baby shower but it is honestly a labor of love. By taking some simple steps in organizing the baby shower and planning ahead you can make the event really stand out and save money at the same time. For example, baby shower games are a very important component of a baby shower. By planning ahead and following some of the steps below you can ensure th...
  • Do You Show Your Love To Your Child?  By : Deanna Mascle
    Love is the biggest show-and-tell of them all and you need to make it a part of your every day life.
  • Looking Into Au Pair Agencies  By : Carl Walker -
    Any parent or parents can benefit from having some good au pair agencies on their side. If you have not had the chance to find out much about au pair agencies yet then there is no time like the present. It is important that you get only the very best care for your children and au pair agencies can give this to you. When you choose to work with au pair agencies you will be choosing safety and security every single day that you leave your children with the nanny.

    Au pair age...
  • The 5 important life lessons I learned from my dog  By : Deanna Mascle
    You can learn a lot from being a pet owner and the lessons begin from the first day your furry family member steps into your life and continue after you say your final farewell
  • A Cornish Walk - Pentire Point And Rumps Point  By : Mr Hanna -
    There’s nothing that quite compares to a bracing winter walk. During summer, the sea might be more enticing, you can stop off for numerous ice creams en route and meander in shorts and t-shirt as the sun warms your skin; but at the same time, it’s hot, clammy, you’re often jostling for position on the busy coast path, and parking at the start of the route can be somewhat problematic. No such problem today. We snare one of many available free seaside spaces in New Polzeath, an...
  • Are Toys For Men Or For Boys?  By : Mr Hanna -
    With so many new “toys” around nowadays it’s hard to figure the aim of the toy market.

    My 9 year old son Jack got a visit from Santa recently. Santa was very good to Jack – he got him an IPod and a PSP – the exact same as I got. I grew up playing games and totally love the PSP – it’s like the toy I dreamed of when I was younger, and now that I have my IPod I don’t know how I suffered the bus to work without it.

    But how old do you get before you forget about kids toys a...
  • What Is The AARP?  By : Frank Hague -
    The AARP used to be the American Association of Retired Persons.

    The AARP is known for representing and speaking on behalf of aging populations based in the United States.

    It is involved in all kinds of activities such as:

    negotiating reduced rates for prescriptions, housing, tourist attractions, automobile rentalsm motels and hotels.

    It is at present involved politically with the Medicare Prescription Drug Program.

    The AARP was founded in 1958 by Ethel Percy A...
  • Defensive Driving Tips On Vehicle Lane Changes  By : George Gabriel
    Lane changes can be one of the easiest maneuvers with a vehicle, and can be one of the hardest maneuvers at the same time. Changing lanes requires processing information and making a safe decision well in advance to make the maneuver a simple and safe task. The faster your speed is, the faster you have to process information, which in turn makes it a little more difficult. There are important defensive driving procedures you must do, before making a lane change.

    Look ahea...
  • The Importance Of Planning Your Retirement And The Consequences Of Not!  By : Cynthia Barnett
    Bob is a 65 year old graphic designer that is very financially secure. His colleagues, friends and family define him as a prosperous “fly by the pants” kind of guy. From as far back as he can remember, Bob has always hated planning and believes that his “spontaneity” and ability to think creatively while implementing new ideas has made him successful. For the past 30 years or so, Bob believes that his non-planning methodology has worked well for him. Well, Bob is now tired of...
  • Teething Without Biting Your Nails  By : Sarah Veda
    For some babies, teething is a simple affair, with few noticeable side effects. For others, it takes months of pain and anguish to get those first teeth to pop in. Here is some information to help you get through the teething stage, without spending too much time biting your nails.

    When will it happen?
    Well, that largely depends on when it happened for you and your husband. The timing of the appearance of that first tooth is largely hereditary. The average age is about se...
  • Visiting With The Pediatrician – What To Expect  By : Sarah Veda
    In the first year of your baby’s life, you will be visiting your pediatrician about every other month, for well check ups and immunizations. Here’s a rundown of how those visits go, and approximately how often you’ll need to visit.

    Two week visit
    Some doctors schedule a visit earlier than two weeks, but most pediatricians begin at the two week mark. Your baby’s weight, length and head circumference will be measured, and you can expect this at every well baby checkup duri...
  • Transitioning From Bassinet To Crib  By : Sarah Veda
    If your baby has been sleeping in your room in a bassinet, you may have some concerns about moving her to her own room and her crib. But, don’t worry; you will probably both sleep better once the transition is complete. Most babies are ready to move to the crib at around six to eight weeks of age, or whenever he is sleeping for longer periods during the night.

    Be prepared that the crib might feel a bit large to the baby who has been accustomed to a bassinet, but the trans...

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