Archive

Category Archives for "Parenting"

How to Provide Care to Your Parents with Help from Your Siblings?

Plenty of people end up in a position where they are taking care of an aging relative, such as one or both of their parents. It often becomes a bit of a challenge when several family members are involved because then it comes down to figuring out who is going to take on certain types of responsibilities throughout the day. It does take time to create a schedule that works for everyone and it might even require a bit of compromise on behalf of several relatives. However, taking certain steps to come up with an organized schedule that works for everyone involved is surely worth it.

Continue reading

9 Ideas for Having Fun at Home with the Kids

You do not have to travel to the beach or to the latest theme park to have fun with the kids. While travelling can be a fun time for the whole family it is not always practical. For example many families with two or more children often have trips to sporting practices like soccer one day for one child and then gymnastics the next for another. Also, not everyone can afford to spend endless money on paying for activities for multiple children. This point is especially true during school holidays when it seems like there are endless days and weeks to stop boredom from setting in which can lead to frustration for whole family. Many will have the luxury of a vacation during this time but even then there will be time to fill either before or after when the schools and colleges are closed until the new term.

Continue reading

Five Kiddie Necessities for Stress-free Family Travels

I know how exhausting it can be to travel with a bunch of little kids with you. Keeping them safe and comfortable is our priority in this difficult journey hoping to have a successful end of the day. When I bring my kids outdoors, I have these five kiddie necessities for stress-free traveling. Let me share with you my “what to bring list” to aid me to get through the experience with a smiling face!

Continue reading

Things You Need to Know About Jogging Strollers

Running along with your child is the happiest thing on earth, especially if he is on a stroller. As he takes pleasure in his seat and enjoys the journey, you keep the stroller rolling on with a big smile. Well, these baby strollers are usually 4-wheeled and are designed in such a manner so as to assure safety at its best. Having made to run on flat tracks, these jogging strollers score high in terms of stability and has the power to carry the little ones for quite some miles. In comparison to jogging strollers of those days, the latest ones come with hand brakes, lockable front wheels, sun canopies and more.

Continue reading

Five Fun Ideas to Encourage Your Baby to Walk

I promised myself to capture and document my baby’s first steps. After the rolling over phase, I knew that she was ready and strong enough to start learning how to walk. However, no matter what I did, she simply did not show the interest to do so. I have asked mommies around for ideas on how to encourage my baby to start walking.

Of all the fun tips I have collected, these five fun ideas ended up to be the most useful for my little one. In fact, they are so compelling that I was not able to take a shot to record the first time she trotted and fell into my arms!

Continue reading

Your First Baby? 7 Essential Products You Might Not Have Thought Of…

Finding out that you’re going to be the parent of a newborn child brings a wave of emotions to any new parent’s mind. Excitement, fear, love, anxiety and happiness bubble away in new parents from when they first find out, right up until some of their child’s biggest milestones. Providing your child with the best possible future is pivotal in making their upbringing as enriched and memorable as possible. Harvey Norman stock a large range of devices for your nursery that gives you peace of mind as your baby sleeps. With the array of products available to you, it’s important to make sure that you at least get the essentials. So, here are my seven favourite products you need for your first baby.

Continue reading

9 Tips for Stress-Free Travel with Kids

Flying with kids is no joke especially if it is your first time. Exposing your kids to traveling has its advantages, but you might be worried on how to cope up when not all go as planned. Have you thought about what to do when suddenly one of them got sick or how to put things in order while waiting for a delayed flight, or worse, canceled?

I will be honest to say, it is never easy with little ones, but for sure, it is not that bad either. My tips will help you get back to sanity and stay as cool and calm all throughout the entire trip.

Continue reading

Tips to Keep a Clean Home with Pets

Pets are wonderful companions. However, they do make a mess and can cause your home to stink. As much as you would want to run a pet loving home, it is equally important to keep it clean at all times. Pet parents understand what it takes to keep a home clean and odorless.

It’s harder if you have more than one pet because your task increases much more. You are likely to come across pet footprints on your comforter, fur, or even pet food that has to be moved to another room before it is eaten.

Continue reading

How to Label Baby’s Items and Clothes for Day Care

Starting Daycare after weeks of being with your newborn alone can be daunting. Not only do you have to give up all that bonding time, but you also have to worry about picking the right daycare, whether or not they’ll receive proper care and to top it all, there’s a chance that your baby’s items will be lost or used on another baby. Some daycare centres mandate parents to label all items belonging to their baby: bottles, cups, spoons, pacifiers, extra clothes, blankets, bibs, food etc. In this article, I’m going to show you a few easy and effective ways to label your baby’s items. Whether it’s to leave feeding instructions or identify the item as yours, there’s a labelling method here that’s sure to fit your needs.

Continue reading