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Financial Independence and your Teenager (Guest Post)

2019-08-28T17:34:44+00:00LifeStyle, Parenting|

Is your child going to be a freshman soon? If yes, it is very important to make them aware of their finances right from this age! In today’s world, the concept of financial independence has gained immense importance. You might have already tried, but failed due to a lack of proper planning and awareness. [...]

How to Calm an Angry Child: 9 Easy Anger Management Techniques for Kids

2019-02-27T13:33:35+00:00Parenting|

Why is my child acting so angry? Believe it or not, toddler and child aggression is actually completely normal! Especially around the "terrible two's", when they are craving independence and control and around the age of 4-5 when they are developing more independence. Knowing how to control a tantrum is one thing, but managing an [...]

Changing Bag Checklist: The Must-Have Essentials for your Diaper Bag!

2019-02-06T14:47:02+00:00Parenting|

There are a few things you should look for when buying a changing bag and think about when packing it. A waterproof cover Multiple compartments and pockets (helps keep things organised). There are many diaper bags like this one which are great for organisation. Pack things in "groups". Put everything in neatly for easy access. [...]

How to Stop your Toddler Grabbing Everything in Sight: 8 Strategies to Keep Your Sanity!

2019-02-27T16:08:46+00:00Parenting|

There are so many parents asking themselves how to stop a toddler grabbing everything! It is a common complaint from parents of 1-3 year olds. Their little bundles of energy just want to explore, but in doing so, they are on a mission to grab, keep, take and say, "MINE!" Don't worry though, toddlers are [...]

The Essential Newborn Baby Shopping List: What To Buy For A New Baby

2019-02-06T14:34:52+00:00Parenting|

Firstly, CONGRATULATIONS on your new baby!! Sorry...I just get overly happy for pregnant women these days (thats motherhood for ya!) If you have seen my post What Not to Buy for a Newborn, you will know that there are a ton of things that new parents spend...sorry, waste money on because we are told we NEED [...]

Mental Illness and Your Child: It’s Not Your Fault (Guest Post)

2019-02-06T14:19:41+00:00Parenting, Personal Growth|

Statistically, 1 in 5 young people struggle with mental illness. That’s about 20% of our population. Mental illness is a not a choice or a sign of weakness. It occurs all over the world in different cultures, races, and socio-economic groups. Being diagnosed with a mental illness is no one’s “fault” and there is no [...]

16 of the Best Educational Toys for Toddlers: Birthday Presents 2019

2019-02-06T14:06:50+00:00Parenting|

For this post, I spent hours researching to find you the absolute BEST and AFFORDABLE educational toys for toddlers in 2019. I have actually bought many of the toys in this post for my own daughter! There are literally millions of toys on the market for children. However, when it comes to buying educational toys for toddlers...thats when [...]

The Adventures of Frank and Diesel – Frank’s first Christmas

2019-01-24T22:21:07+00:00Parenting|

The awesome sisters, Melanie Slack and Katie Green asked me to write a review of their special illustrated Christmas book for kids. The Adventures of Frank and Diesel: Frank's First Christmas is the most recent book of the series published by the sisters. The other books in this series include: Who's That? A day at [...]

12 Ways to Deal with a Toddler Tantrum and How to Avoid Them in the First Place

2019-02-27T16:10:38+00:00Parenting|

Even if you have never had any children, I can almost guarantee that you have, at some point, seen a child throwing the biggest toddler tantrum ever!   Why Do Toddlers Have Tantrums? Most toddler tantrums are known to begin at around 18 months, although they can start before and after this time. The average [...]

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