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Simple Ideas To Help Your Child Find A Passion For Learning

credit: Lupuca Children today seem to be more obsessed with beating their high score on a game than they do about what goes into their heads at school. If you ask a child what their favourite time of day is, you’ll most likely here: “lunch time” or “dinner time.” As adults, we can relate to that. But 15-20 years ago there weren’t as many
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Why Old Furniture is better than new

  If you’ve done any amount of perusal of furniture blogs and communities online, you can’t fail to have noticed a great deal of furore concerning the latest style trends and offerings of contemporary arty designs. Countless websites and forums primarily interested in the most cutting-edge in novelty shapes and fads, whose pretention vastly outweighs the value they attribute to functionality.   But what’s
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Kids and Swimming Pool Safety: Everything You Need to Know

Summer is here, and the kids love nothing more than splashing in the pool and having water fights. Understandably, the issue of swimming pool safety can be a little fraught. If you are toying with the idea of purchasing an over ground pool this summer, for your family, but you are worried about the potential safety hazards associated with such a purchase, then you
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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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Three Tips to Starting a Home-Based Catering Business

For those with a passion for food, starting a home-based catering company is one of the most profitable businesses. It has a high success rate and the potential for future growth and expansion. Catering is financially rewarding with catered events being in high demand. While the opportunities are excellent, catering is demanding work that requires stamina, the ability to work in a high-pressure environment,
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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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Fun Things to do With the Kids: Decoupage

Finding new and exciting things to do with the kids can be difficult, especially with the long summer holiday approaching. We can often fall into a rut with the kids and continue to keep doing the same things with them to keep them entertained. The thing is by constantly repeating these activities the children become bored, which really does defeat the object! If your
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Create Jealous Moms…The Proven Rules for Throwing a Kids Party That’ll be the Envy of Everyone Else

Source If you’ve never thrown one before, hosting a kids party can be a scary experience. With so many things you’ve got to account for, kids parties follow a whole different set of rules. After all, kids and adults aren’t necessarily entertained by the same things, and most kids don’t like the same food as adults. In any case, even if it is your
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Kittens and Children: A Practical Guide to Buying a Cat

Cats are truly loveable creatures. While they may be a little more nonchalant than their canine counterparts, they do make wonderful pets for children. If you are thinking of buying a kitten for your child, there are a number of considerations that you need think about before doing so. This guide will give you practical advice before you embark on the responsibility of a
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