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“I participated in an Influencer Program on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Carter’s. I received a gift card to facilitate my shopping trip and to thank me for participating.” Having little kids can be tough when it comes to clothing. I want to dress them in all the newest, cutest things but I don't want to spend a lot of money on items that they are going to outgrow in 6 months. Because of this I tend to shop sales. I want items that are going to hold up for as long as they fit and … [Read more...]

The Best Selling Toys Ever

Some toys come and go out of fashion, whereas others are enduring favourites which sell thousands every year for decades. Designers who strike it lucky and come up with an idea which captures the public imagination can easily make their fortune, given the constant demand for toys from both parents and kids. Star Wars License: Creative Commons Link:http://www.flickr.com/photos/puuikibeach/6429144007/in/photostream/ One of the biggest film franchises ever is Star Wars, and recent news that … [Read more...]

Easing Children’s Burden Concerning Home Loss to Foreclosure

  When families experience hard times financially due to job loss, major illness, or any other unexpected situation, it is not uncommon for them to have difficulty meeting their monthly mortgage payments. These people are apt to be forced out of their homes due to foreclosure. Certain homeowners can also attempt to obtain approval for a real estate short sale, which could help lessen the negative impact on their credit score and provide them with more time to find a new … [Read more...]

How to Sneak Vegetables into a Young Child’s Diet

Before you sigh in frustration; no this is not yet another article which suggests that a child will chow down on carrots and broccoli with no reservation simply because these vegetable have been arranged into a smiley face on their dinner plate! Parents know that the inclusion of vegetables at all during a young child’s meal time can be a recipe for a howling and leg-kicking disaster and so sneaking the goodness of legumes into a child’s diet without detection is an advised practise. As the … [Read more...]

Traditions for the First Day of School

The new school year is almost here, and there are many traditions that we can incorporate beyond packing up the new backpacks with school supplies. These suggestions will help you build memories with your kids while you celebrate the first day of school. Tally Up the Days Fun, candy-filled calendars aren’t only for the holidays. Just like anticipating the arrival of Christmas, kids get excited about the first day of school. However, time passing can be difficult for kids to keep track of. … [Read more...]

Successful Transition from Summer to School

Sunny summer days provide relaxation, which makes the thought of a new school year a bit overwhelming. Use these strategies with your children to provide them with a smooth transition as the summer ends and the school year begins. A School Fieldtrip Set aside time with your child to visit the school before the first day of school. This can be helpful for kids who have moved to a new community or are beginning kindergarten, junior high or high school. Identify important landmarks, such as the … [Read more...]

How to Deal with Developing Personalities

We are surrounded by many different personalities that we must have private as well as public relationships with everyday. Obviously, we cannot connect with all people on all levels enabling us to walk through life without any friction at all. There is always going to be a challenge when dealing with diverse behaviors. We have learned to find our way in being constructive, patient and progressive when it comes to interpersonal communication and rely on these skills to maintain copacetic … [Read more...]