Traveling During Pregnancy: What You Need to Know

Traveling During Pregnancy: What You Need to Know If you're an expectant mom, you're probably familiar with all the lifestyle changes associated with pregnancy. From diet and exercise to the safety of certain medications and activities, pregnant women have a lot to keep track of in terms of what's "okay" and what isn't. And, unfortunately, travel is no exception. While, for most women, traveling during pregnancy is perfectly safe, there are a … [Read more...]

Creating a Detailed Home Emergency Plan

Creating a Detailed Home Emergency Plan There are many different types of emergencies that you might be faced with in your home. If you are homeowner or even a renter some of these different types of emergency plans are things that you should have in place. Getting Started The first thing that you need to do when you are creating a detailed home emergency plan is to grab a three ring binder, dividers, and sheet protectors. A great home … [Read more...]

How to Safeguard Your Pregnancy

How to Safeguard Your Pregnancy Whether you are experiencing an advanced-age or low-risk pregnancy, taking care of yourself should always be a top priority. As mothers, we have a natural inclination to put everyone else first; however, when we become pregnant, we need to put ourselves first. By making your care your top priority, you will help ensure that your child starts off on the right foot. Great ways to care for both yourself and … [Read more...]

Exploring the Real Madrid

Exploring the real Madrid    It’s often said about Spain’s capital that its residents seldom go to bed until they've “killed the night”. But if you think a preference for ludicrously late nights means you’ll get Madrid all to yourself by day, think again, as the city has mastered the art of functioning on next to no sleep. If Spain is a land of paradoxes, then Madrid is where they’re most vibrant. Whether you're traveling solo, with … [Read more...]

These Topics Are Definitely Going to Cause a Fight With Your Son

These Topics Are Definitely Going to Cause a Fight With Your Son   No one wants to fight with their kids. It is a terrible feeling that makes you feel like the bad parent you already fear yourself to be. But conflict is built into the very nature of the parent/child relationship. From the moment you bring them home from the hospital, they want to cry and load their diaper all night, while you just want to make it stop long enough for you to … [Read more...]

Nook Book Apps Made for Kids

Nook Book Apps Made for Kids Tablets and e-readers are very popular these days and kids are in love with technology. From games to reading apps, the technology of e-readers and tablets like those in the Nook line by Barnes and Noble keep kids entertained while also engaging them in educational activities. From games to reading apps, there are application options to suit any child’s interests and needs. Kid friendly apps make it easy for young … [Read more...]

5 Reasons to Talk to Your Kids About Music Lessons

5 Reasons to Talk to Your Kids About Music Lessons Music lessons are one of the most thoughtful and valuable gifts you can give to your kids. Encouraging them to study an instrument early on has numerous benefits for both you and them. Here are just a few: It's fun for them. As a parent, you often have to strike a compromise between giving your kids what they want and what's good for them. But music, which appeals to pretty much everyone, … [Read more...]

Why it Pays to De-Clutter and Organize Before Moving

Why it Pays to De-Clutter and Organize Before Moving If you’re getting ready to move, the best advice you’ll ever receive is to de-clutter and organize well before the big day. While you might think it’s easier to grab everything and throw it into a box, you’ll regret it later on once you’re stuck sorting through everything all over again in your new place. Besides, de-cluttering and organizing is not only a way to minimize the stress of moving, … [Read more...]

Start Thinking About A Summer In Orlando

Start thinking about a summer in Orlando This post was brought to you by Thomson.  When planning a family vacation it's difficult to strike the right balance between what the kids want and what mom and dad need. After all, holidays are meant to be relaxing, allowing you to spend quality time together, see the sights and enjoy some delicious food. That's why it’s worth looking to Orlando, Florida for your next break. With activities that kids … [Read more...]

How to Make Moving Easier for the Whole Family

How to Make Moving Easier for the Whole Family If you're a parent, you know that everyday life can be stressful. Even without the occasional snag or dilemma, raising children, while succeeding in our careers and keeping our household and relationships in order, can be difficult, to say the least. And when you add a major upheaval like moving into the mix, the stress can skyrocket. For children, especially, relocating can be a painful experience. … [Read more...]