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How Much Screen Time Should Your Kids Have?

Are you concerned that your children may be spending too much time in front of the television? Do you worry that you kids are on their smart phones and computers too often? Children love television and other electronic devices, simply because they are entertaining. Although some screen time is good for educational reasons, too much television time can be unhealthy. What are the negative
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5 Creative Ideas for a Winter Sleepover

Wintertime usually limits a lot of activities that kids enjoy. Most parents like to save special occasions for the summer if they can so their kids have more options. Though winter is not always ideal for a get together, kids need to be able to enjoy their friends and family without having to go outside or wait for the weather to warm up. A
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Coping With Sleepover When You’re A Bedwetter

Image by: Naoya Fujii While bedwetting is more common than we realise, coping with the fear of wetting the bed can be tough on kids when they’re away on a sleepover. Here are some top tips to help you child cope. How Parents Can Help Helping kids to stay dry is a team effort. The family needs to be encouraging both inside and outside
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Ways To Make a Small Child’s Bedroom Look More Spacious

If you are not careful then the way you style and layout a room can make it seem cluttered and cramped. This is especially true if the room in question was already small to start with. If a small house is a problem then the ideal solution is to move somewhere bigger. However budget restraints often mean that this is not possible. The second
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4 Top Tips To Make Every Mum’s Life Easier

Between work, kids and the house, there are always 1001 things demanding your time and attention. From car pools to after school games, holiday planning and keeping the house clean and tidy, a Mum’s work is never done. Here’re our four top tips for taking the pressure off and making life just that little bit easier. Image Source: Ryan Harvey   Ask For Help
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Get Your Body Back After Baby

If you’ve just had a baby, you are probably staring into the mirror and screaming “What the **** has happened to my body?”. It’s not easy to get your preferred shape back when you have been growing life inside you for nine months. While breastfeeding helps reclaim some normality, there are other things you can do to help you get back into shape. First
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Educational and Fun: Messy Play Ideas

Kids love getting a little messy, as it generally means having a bit of fun. And while you may not love having to clean up the mess afterwards, there are times when it’s worth it: if it means your children get a chance to explore the world in a hands-on, experiential way, instead of passively watching a screen. In fact, active learning is one
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Top Tips For A Kids Party

Throwing a party for your child can be a bit stressful to say the least. Inviting all of the right friends. Getting the right food. Perfecting the decorations. Making sure the games run smoothly. It can all be a bit much for one person. But we all know it’s absolutely worth it. Think of your fond memories from childhood, and I can guarantee that
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Seven Ways to Keep Your Kids Safe and Sound

According to the National Safety Council, most sever injuries and accidental deaths come from unintentional home and car accidents. While most people consider their home a safe haven from the outside world, there are preventative measures families can take to properly secure their home in order to avoid an ill fated tragedy. Here are seven safety tips to keeping your kids safe: 1. Home
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Unique Gadgets to Gift Men

Planning to get a gift for your gadget crazed friend? Opt for hi tech, cool gadget for men and stay clear of mundane and boring presents. Electronic gadgets almost have a magnetic effect on most men, drawing them to the diverse selection of men’s gadgets and gizmos. Do not settle for the usual, boring products at the local electronic store. Instead, opt for out-of-the-box,
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