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5 Natural Ways for Dads to Bond With Their New-born

If you’re a dad, it might seem like you’re put aside when it comes to building a relationship with your newborn. For mothers as primary caregivers, bonding comes spontaneously as they were carrying the child for nine full months, gave birth to it...
by First Time Dad on Dec 5, 2016

Giant Baubles, Poorly Little One And A Purple Sky – Our Weekly Photos Week 49

A busy week and work and a poorly Little Miss has dominated most of the week. We did a bit of Christmas shopping and took some fun photos in the giant Christmas bauble at the shopping centre last weekend. Aria has been poorly with a really bad cough...
by SusanKMann on Dec 3, 2016

Naura kena Gegata

Assalamualaikum Puas dah letak macam-macam ubat,hilangnya sekejap je..Lepas tu naik balik gegata tu.. Kalau korang tak tau apa itu gegata,silalah google..Dah ke klinik,letak ubat sapu..letak air garam..tapi tak menunjukkan sebarang kehadaman pada geg...
by kisah si dairy on Dec 3, 2016

Terrorists and Coconut Oil

I had one of those days at work where you look like crap and people keep asking if you if you're okay. People asking you if you're okay when you are not actually sick is code for "You look like shit, what's up?" The what's up is I didn't get sleep fo...

Go Natural With WaterWipes + $100 Giveaway!

This post was sponsored by WaterWipes as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. If you’re a mom, you know how important it is to check the labels on everything. Whether it’...
by The Fashionable Housewife on Dec 1, 2016

Teletubbies Return To Family Jr. With All New Episodes For 2016

Disclosure: I received some Teletubbies merchandise to facilitate this post.  All opinions are my own. Most parent’s of young children will remember the Teletubbies and the love that many kids had for this simple show.  Now Teletubbies is exp...
by A Parent's Perspective on Nov 27, 2016

#stopCOMPAREnting — How Parents Keep it Real with Quaker Canada

Three years into parenthood, every new day’s an adventure, and the rules change as quickly as our kids do. We parents learn to do the best we can with what we’ve got, and with two sons whose faces light up whenever I get home from work, I...
by Casey Palmer, Canadian Dad on Nov 25, 2016

One Simple Strategy to Help Make Homework Time Easier

It is time to retire the red pencil? How many of us have been guilty of subscribing to “red pencil mentality?”  You know, when we focus on the homework mistakes rather than on what’s correct?  Probably most of us; because it’s human nature.
by Positive Parenting Solutions on Nov 19, 2016

6 Essential Tools to Help Your Child Overcome Anxiety

A Guest Post from Julie Sams, MA, LPC Anxiety stems from your child’s reaction to stress, and according to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America affects one in every 8th child.  From the child who is deeply afraid of bees to the child...
by Positive Parenting Solutions on Nov 17, 2016

Breastfeeding: Sometimes the Beauty is in the Struggle

We all know the benefits of breastfeeding so many of us have endured struggles, pain, shame, and eventually pushed ourselves beyond our limits to provide what we think is best for our babies. What specifically is it that has the most benefit for...
by The Thoughtful Parent on Nov 17, 2016

The Ultimate Gift Guide for Girls That Love Mermaids

  This year we had the opportunity to take our daughter to see “real mermaids” at the local aquarium.  I filled up my phone with pictures of her playing pat-a-cake with the mermaid on the other side of the glass.  After going throu...
by There's Just One Mommy on Nov 13, 2016

The Only 3 Parenting Rules I Follow

When I was pregnant with my son, I couldn’t read enough parenting books.  I wanted to be the very best parent I could.  I wanted to be the best and give him the best and it seemed like there was a book for everything.  Pregnancy?  No problem. ...
by Read. Write. Mom! on Nov 10, 2016

Connecting with Kids: The Way to Win Their Hearts

When my 7-year-old started kindergarten a couple of years ago, I was struck by how different our interactions became. Being a stay-at-home mom, I was used to having hours of time with him each day. He went to preschool a few mornings a week prior to...
by The Thoughtful Parent on Oct 13, 2016

Giving Kids Choices: The Parent's Guide

If you are the parent of a young child you know that choices make up a big part of your parenting vocabulary on a daily basis. All the parenting “advice” out there says to offer your toddlers a choice between two options to help them feel empower...
by The Thoughtful Parent on Oct 11, 2016

When Should You Give Kids Cellphone?

Should I give my kid a cellphone? That has been a question parents have been asking for almost a decade now. I remember when my daughter first asked me for a cellphone. I wasn’t excited about... Read the rest over at
by Rich Single Momma on Sep 4, 2016

Wet Like Fish

I always think, wrongly, that giving the twins a shower instead of a bath will be easier. Time-wise, it IS easier. I can get them in and out of the shower in under ten minutes. But if you haven't ever put into a shower and TRIED to bathe a 12 year ol...

Discover the Beautiful Niagara Parks Butterfly Conservatory #FamilyTravel

Niagara Parks provided my family with passes to Butterfly Conservatory to facilitate this review.  All opinions are my own Like most little girls, my girls both like butterflies.  They had mentioned a few times in the past that they would like the...
by A Parent's Perspective on Sep 3, 2016

Tears, Painted Nails And Wishes – Our Weekly Photos Week 36

      Another week of school and nursery. Aria got her booster injections and was not a happy bunny. She screamed so much and was so loud the nurse gave her a whole roll of stickers. Then the lady in the chemist gave her a whole roll a...
by SusanKMann on Sep 3, 2016

5 Habits That will Guarantee Your Child Has an Awesome Youth Sports Season

This post is sponsored by TeamSnap, a company that does its very best to make back-to-school sports as easy as possible by providing the best tools to help teams and parents run their organizations smoothly.   How’s your child’s you...
by jbmthinks on Sep 2, 2016

Jalan-jalan cuti Merdeka

Assalamualaikum Hari ni aku nak cerita pasal aktiviti aku semalam je..Maklumlah,tak macam dulu,apa aktiviti hari ni,terus up kat entry.Sekarang ni dah ada anak.kena tunggu anak tidur dulu lah,baru boleh cerita kat blog..Itu untung dapat update sta...
by kisah si dairy on Sep 1, 2016

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