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How To Talk To Kids About Divorce And Who Lives Where - Step 3

There are a series of elements to be aware of in advance BEFORE you talk to your kids about their parents parting ways. We've explored some of these elements in some of my other articles. So to expand on our Step 2 article one important and very obvious element to discuss and be very specific a

Professional Nanny for Hire

Hiring a professional nanny can be an arduous task. Going through the process of searching, interviewing, checking backgrounds and calling references can be exhausting; and it seems fruitless when some of the nanny's references don't work out, or if the caregiver does not last on the job l

Evaluating Your Options for Child Care Services

When you're ready to go back to work from maternity leave, it seems there are a vast array of child care services -- all costing more than you imagined paying. This guide to child care services will help you sort through the options.

Easy Ways to Get the Most from Recycling Children's Clothing

One option you can go with is to recycle those old children's clothes. You'd be surprised with how many families are always looking for cheap children's clothing since kids tend to grow out of them fast.Recycled clothing helps them save some much needed money that could be spent somew

Radio Flyer Pathfinder Wagon - The Best Christmas Gift For Children

The company Radio Flyer was founded in 1917 and until today their wagon is still as popular as ever. Their company has always been famous for their quality products, and you could let children play with the wagon with no fear of safety. Radio Flyer has a long list of models of wagon, so you might wo

Special-Needs Book Publishers

Looking for a good book on parenting a child with special needs? Seek out offerings from publishers whose books have been reviewed in the Harried Parent's Book Club.

Raising Children - Doing Your Own Dirty Work

I find one of the things I'm learning with my own children is others (who might love them less than I do) are often placed in situations to teach them things that perhaps could have or should have come from me.These times are quite humbling in that I feel (as any normal parent would) inadequate

Name Your Baby Like A Star!

All the celebrities name their babies in interesting ways. Inspire yourself from their world and choose a unique and interesting name for your baby.

Relaxation Tips for Parents

Setting the mood for relaxation successSet of lit candles. Lighted candles. Glowing candles. Flames image by L. Shat from Fotolia.comParenting is an all-encompassing, 24-7 responsibility that takes patience, creativity and an ability to be flexible. Whether you live in a two-parent...

Chinese Adoptions: What you should know

Unlike some other countries, Chinese international adoptions are strictly controlled by the CCAA and adopting parents must meet stringent guidelines. Understanding what the CCAA is and how it works ma

Differences Between Social & Physical Development

The terms "social" and "physical" development refer to the way people grow in both physical ability and the range and quality of their social interactions. Social development is when a person learns to interact with others and use reasoning skills in social situations. Physical development is when a

Parenting Semi-Adults - What is a Semi-Adult?

I feel like coining a phrase today. Some big named relationship writer will notice the trend to write books helping parents understand the behavior of their adult children. She will write chapters attempting to explain why said children tend to act treat their relationship with the older adults who

Calla Lily

The calla lily is a common symbol seen in the cemetery. View a picture and learn more about the meaning and symbolism of the calla lily.

Be a Happy Grandparent

Seeking happiness? Grandparents face the usual barriers to bliss, plus a couple of unique ones. Learn how to be a happier grandparent.

Terrible Twos - Nothing To Do With Good or Bad Children

Terrible Twos behaviour is natural behaviour for growing toddlers and has nothing to do with good or bad children. It's completely natural for your toddler to start saying NO! And yes, terrible twos behaviour happens with one year olds as well.

Are You Coping With Adult Dysfunctional Children?

Did you live through too many rules that you decided to have as less as possible for your children because you felt it was unfair and now you are paying the price because your children are worse off? Having you been over protecting your children at the expense of your fear of being alone or no longe

Helping Your Gifted Child Prepare for Natural Disasters

Mother Nature can be unpredictable and sometimes even frightening. Tornadoes, hurricanes and earthquakes can create anxiety in adults and children alike and leave ecological, social, financial, and emotional disasters in their wake. If you live in an area that can be threatened by some natural disas