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Top Tips to Make Your Kid’s Birthday One to Remember

If you’ve got a child with a special birthday coming up, you may be stuck for ideas as to what to do. With so many options available, it’s little wonder that many parents find their heads spinning before they’ve even started writing the guest list. So, if you’ve been racking your brains trying to think how to make your kid’s party one to remember,
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Give Your Daughter The Perfect Prom: 4 Steps

Prom is a vital part of growing up. The event is when your daughter gets a chance to enjoy herself and also enters into the world of adulthood. Senior prom in particular is a huge deal for your daughter. She and her friends will have been talking about the event for weeks leading up to it. By recognising the importance of prom, you can
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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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