Top Tips & Tricks to Get Your Kids Brushing & Flossing the Right Way

Top Tips & Tricks to Get Your Kids Brushing & Flossing the Right Way

In order to instill good dental hygiene in your kids, you need to show them the right way. It may not seem that important because they just have baby teeth right now. Consider their baby teeth a practice run for how to properly care for their adult teeth. Here are some tips so that you can start your kids off right with oral care.

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7 Life Skills High Schoolers Need to Build Before College

7 Life Skills High Schoolers Need to Build Before College

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They’ve enrolled into college, what’s next? You probably think that the only thing a high schooler needs to do before college is maintain his studying routine and do his best while there. However, there are also several skills they need to build in order not to have any difficulties while there. Some are directly linked to college, while others are mostly connected to the adult life. Let’s not forget – college is not only about education. It’s about learning how to live without parents, how to take care of yourself and become a responsible adult. Here are the seven most important skills any high schooler has to build before college: Continue reading

Sound Sleep = Happy Moms, Happy Kids

Tips for Children Receiving a Sound Sleep Each Night

There are a couple common complaints that I hear out of the mouths of mothers all around. The first common complaint is of being too tired from the lack of sleep they get each night (most of the time due to their children not sleeping sound through the night). Another complaint is unhappy, irritable, disobedient children throughout the day which wears us moms out! There are often many contributing factors but I believe the greatest of the vicious circle of unhappy, tired moms and unhappy, irritable children is from the child’s lack of sleep.

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Teaching Your Child Responsibility with a Family Dog

Teaching Your Child Responsibility with a Family Dog

We all know that dogs are our best friends. And they hold that title for obvious reasons. They bring so much joy and love to the family and they become a regular sight in the family photo book. We’d go so far and say that it’s well-deserved. However, did you know that dogs have the ability to help you raise your child? Yes, your pooch can teach your kid a thing or two about responsibility, self-esteem and healthy living habits. You’re wondering how? Let us walk you through the whole process.

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5 Tips for Returning to Work after Maternity Leave

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5 Tips for Returning to Work after Maternity Leave

Every woman who has ever had to return to work after maternity leave has faced very similar questions, problems and anxieties. All those issues are real, natural and expected and it’s completely down to us to deal with them appropriately. Just like every other major change in our lives and daily routines, going back to work and leaving your young one is quite stressful and the way we manage that stress has a direct impact on both our life and the life of our family. Continue reading