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Your Child Must Take Up A Musical Instrument: Here’s Why

Frank Lindecke We have many responsibilities from the day our children arrive. The world is a competitive place. Those who get a good start in life are likely to thrive more than those who suffered disadvantages at a young age. Sometimes the weight of responsibility is overpowering. The kids are not allowed to enjoy their childhood for long. The insistence of the government to
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The Secret Guide To Christenings 2014

Link to image A christening is the single most important event in a babies’ life. Your child is entering their new path into religion. The christening is a time to celebrate and enjoy as it is the second beginning of your child’s life. One mistake many parents make when embarking upon the spiritual journey of a christening, is to panic. It is difficult to
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How to Prepare the Family for a Christening Day Out

If you’ve got a christening coming up that you and your family are invited to attend, you may have a variety of things running through your head. How will you get your son to behave? How will you get your daughter to keep her dress clean? How will you get your husband to sit still? This article will help you to prepare for a
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Why Parents Need as Much Help as Their Teens Do

Your teen might not be depressed or anxious or bipolar, she might be a regular teenager with good grades, confidence, and charm. Your teen might be considerate and kind with a clean appearance and good manners. Still, sometimes, teens create hell for their parents. Even though these aren’t the adolescents who are addicted to drugs, failing in school, or running away, you might be
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Is My Child Old Enough to Stay Home Alone?

One of the hardest parts of parenting is knowing when your child is growing up. Certain rights of passage, such as staying home alone or hanging out with friends alone, can be hard for parents to know when to allow. While there is no approximate timetable, and each child is different, here are some basic tips to keeping your child or children safe when
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A Busy Mom’s Guide to Going Back to Work

One of the hardest things for parents is the balance between family and work. Even for parents who desire to be a stay-at-home homemaker, this current economy makes that exceedingly difficult. Here are a few jobs busy moms can do flexibly in order to bring in extra income without sacrificing time with their kids: 1. Freelance Work A great option for moms who need
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Incredible Activity Ideas For Keeping Your Children Occupied On A Rainy Day

credit to Steven Depolo When the summer break from school arrives, parents all over the country must have plans in place to keep their children occupied on rainy days. Let’s face it, there are no shortage of them in this country. Keeping children occupied is an art form that is only achieved with experience. They often have a short attention span and so many
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Incredible Things Parents And Children Can Do Together To Have Fun

Time passes very quickly and most parents looking back on their child’s younger days will wish that they took more time out to play with them when they had the chance. This, I believe, is why some people make better grandparents than parents. With age comes wisdom and knowledge. Photograph By Deni Williams The parents that fully appreciate the time they have with young
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The Best Ideas for Taking it Easy When Pregnant

For most ladies being pregnant is one of the most magical experiences in their lives. The thought of carrying around a brand new human being inside you is just too exciting to put into words. Having said that, being pregnant also has its dull, mundane side to it. Walking around with an extremely large belly for several months isn’t the most pleasant thing in
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Queen Of Comedy Miranda Hart Heads Out On The Road

Miranda Katherine Hart Dyke or Miranda Hart as she is better known has become something of a household name as an actress, comedienne and writer.  Her big break came when she starred as the accident prone cleaner Barbara in Lee Mack’s sitcom Not Going Out, which eventually led to her own semi-biographical radio show and the TV version that followed. Initially she played a
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