Every single girl and almost every boy goes through the rite of passage of having a sleepover. It’s something all kids love to do and for girls especially, a slumber party with a bunch of girlfriends is a serious bonding experience full of gossip, games and grab bags of munchies for that ever-elusive midnight feast. Not only do you want to make sure that your child has an amazing time, you want to be hailed as the sleepover host of the century, earning brownie points from your children as well as their friends.
When your child’s birthday rolls around, you will no doubt want to do everything that you can to ensure they enjoy their special day. For most people, that means throwing their children fantastic birthday parties that they can invite all of their friends to. Party planning isn’t always that easy, though, and those of us who aren’t naturally organized people can really struggle with putting together the finer details.
There aren't many parents who haven't had to face the bedtime blues at some point in their lives. If you have kids, you will know what we mean. Not only is it hard enough getting our kids into bed in the first place; it's also difficult trying to get them to sleep once they are finally tucked up under the blankets. With a range of hilarious bedtime excuses to counter our best efforts, we end up losing as much sleep as they do!
When you’ve spent the best part of the last five years raising babies and having more babies to raise, you kind of lose yourself. The job that you were doing once, the one you stepped back from to be a stay at home Mom has lost its appeal and the thought of what to do next can be particularly overwhelming. The children are now in school full time, which has just earned you the greatest gift you could ever get: time.
Family vacations are meant to be fun. They should help you to created treasured memories and ensure everyone gets to have a break, relax and have plenty of fun. Crafting a vacation that's right for the whole family can be difficult, but it is possible. After you've spent so much time planning, you want everything to go perfectly. Unfortunately, asking...
Your kid’s birthday is a special time for both of you. Your kid is another year older, and you get to witness them growing up into a right little sir or madam. It’s a wonderful occasion for you to share with your child and there are ways that you can make each birthday memorable. Obviously, you aren’t going to want to do the same thing every year, but you can change it up year after year while still making each birthday unique. Here are some of the things you can do to make your kid’s birthday awesome.
As a parent, there’s nothing more important than protecting your kids. As soon as you hold that precious bundle in your arms for the first time, you assume responsibility for taking care of them and shielding them from danger. When you have children, you never really switch off, and you’re always looking for ways to make sure your child is safe. If you drive on a regular basis or you love a road trip, it’s essential to bear safety in mind. Here are some top tips to help keep your kids stay safe on the roads.
Kids. As much as we love them, most moms would also testify to them being a pain in the backside when they want to. There will be days when you can’t stand the sight of the little terrors. There will even come moments when you long for your childfree, carefree days. But, we all know this about parenthood, and we do it anyway. The rewards, after all, well outweigh any niggly days like these.