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3 Ways To Ease Your Child’s Fears About Moving

Moving to a new town or city can be both thrilling and scary. Especially for your kids, the unknown that comes with moving can make the entire experience something that they fight against harder than you may have anticipated. But when a move is imminent, it’s vital that you do whatever you can to help your child prepare for this ... Read More »

What kind of parents were babyboomers?

I asked Ben Osborne, the marketing manager for Leapfrog, and he said baby boomers, born between 1946 and 1964, were the first to have a huge change in schooling because they wanted an education. They had been the last to start, and therefore most were making adjustments to make up for things they didn’t have as kids, such as laptops ... Read More »

Refreshing Babyshower Gift Ideas

Your friend, colleague, cousin, sister, etc has their babyshower approaching fast and is right around the corner, and you have a few ideas for what to give her! First, you could always go with the classic phone case and pair it with a bouquet of flowers or a cute little mason jar! If you’re looking for something else here are ... Read More »

Is Your Child an Old Soul?

There are various cues through which you can tell whether or not the child you’re raising is actually an old soul. This is a person who’s been watching the world grow around them and has always known the key events that shape us in our youth. To find out if your kid is an old soul, your best bet is ... Read More »

Why student accommodation appears to be disproportionately expensive

Okay, so granted, accommodation for university students does indeed appear to be disproportionately expensive, but when you look at the actual value you get and if you choose strategically located accommodation for uni-life the value comes to the fore and justifies the seemingly hefty general cost. We’ll get into some great options as far as that goes in a bit, ... Read More »

How To Choose Shoes for Walking in the City

Cities were meant to be traversed on foot. They’re compact and bustling, with no shortage of things to stop and see. The next time you’re in the market for a new pair of city-walking shoes, keep the following five tips in mind. 1. Skip the Trail Runners and Hiking Boots Even if you consider yourself an urban adventurer, hiking boots ... Read More »

Maintaining a Healthy Diet During Chemotherapy

While it may be your best option, chemotherapy can be accompanied by some serious side effects, as anyone who has had it knows all too well. One of the most significant side effects of chemo is its effect on your eating habits. Chemo can cause nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, constipation, appetite loss, dry mouth, sore throat, loss of taste and smell ... Read More »

What Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory Would Cost Today

We’ve all dreamed of the magical world that is Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. That fictional factory will forever be ingrained in the minds of viewers but what if the factory came to life? How much would it cost to run a place with a chocolate river, a glass elevator and a team of Oompa Loopmas? Well, we ... Read More »

4 Things You Should Never Do During Divorce

Divorce is one of the most emotionally taxing experiences that a person can go through. Because there’s so much at stake, it can be difficult to keep your cool.  Divorce can be especially emotional when there are kids involved. Deciding where the children will live and how time will be split up can be draining.  As parents, it’s especially important ... Read More »