Family Life

Best Practices to Help Your Child Sleep Better at Night

Sleep is an essential part of a routine to both kids and adults. Research indicates that children who usually get enough sleep have improved behavior, attention, physical health, overall mental health and memory. Children who get a good night’s sleep are also more creative, able to concentrate longer, have better problem-solving abilities and enough energy to play during the day.   If your child suffers from…

4 Must-Do Financial Steps When You Have a Baby on the Way

You can’t afford to live paycheck-to-paycheck when you have a baby on the way. You have diapers to pay for, college to save for, and emergencies to prepare for. It’s a big shift from your single days, but with the following financial planning tips, you’ll enter parenthood feeling ready for anything. Create a post-baby budget Between hospital bills, diapers, cribs…

4 Social Networking Concerns That Moms Should Be Aware Of

If your kids are now at the age where they’re starting to really get involved in social networking, you’ve probably been wondering if there are any concerns you should have. Indeed, there are plenty of potential problems to be wary of on the internet, and there have been plenty of cases of youth being victimized in various ways through an activity that stemmed from their usage…

Summer Birthday Trends for Your Kids

Summer is here, and your little ones just can’t wait to go outside. The warm sunshine, the heat, all that fun and relaxation, all at once. And this is a really fun time of year if somebody’s special day is getting close. But, you can’t have just any regular party, now can you? Kids are rather discerning these days – their attention spans are…

How to Find Time for Your Partner After a Baby

Every year, nearly four million babies are born in the United States. If you’re among those Americans who recently welcomed a newborn into your family, you’re in the midst of an exciting period in your life. However, sweet as they may be, babies are demanding of your time and attention, which can leave you with less energy to devote to your partner. It probably comes as…

Baby Room Design: Inspiration And Ideas

Whether you are expecting, or your bundle of joy has already arrived, you probably spend a lot of time planning the layout of your baby’s room. Of course, you want it to be perfect – comfortable, lovely, practical and safe. You want to design a little piece of heaven where your baby can dream peacefully and feel safe and loved. So, if your baby’s room is…