Follow the Rules – Why is My Child not Doing What They are Told

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In a perfect world, children would listen to their parents without a second thought. Unfortunately, the world is nowhere near perfect and kids don’t always do as they are told. The good news is that, as a parent, there is light at the end of the tunnel. Read on to learn how to get your child to follow the rules without bribing, threatening or screaming. Follow the Rules – Why My Child isn’t Doing What They are Told Be Adaptable No two children the same. It’s for that reason that you … Continue reading

Become a Frugal Parent – Money Doesn’t Grow on Trees

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The secret is out and it’s been out for some time, raising children is expensive. Parents today are a little bit more challenged and making ends meet is much harder than it was for their parents and grandparents.  The good news is that there ARE ways to becoming a frugal parent to make parenting less expensive. Saving money is probably easier than you think. Just follow a few of these tips and save for a rainy day. How To Become a Frugal Parent Teaching Value to Children Did you grow up … Continue reading

Helpful Tips for Making Lunches Easier for School

There is nothing worse than getting up in the morning and then desperately trying to figure out something you can put in your children’s lunch boxes. If you find yourself bewildered or end up buying a lunch because packing it seems like too much of a bother, take a look at the helpful tips below for making lunches easier. Helpful Tips for Making Lunches Easier Prepare A List Sit down with your kids and come up with a list of lunches they like. Use a pen paper or a grocery … Continue reading

Feeding a Picky Eater – Meal Time Hassles

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Growing up I was really picky with the food I ate. There were many nights where I would not eat because the meal was something I just would not eat. I was not given an alternative to the meal that was prepared. I ate it or I went without. It seems that my daughter has turned out the same way and is now a picky eater too. As I grew I changed some of my eating habits and began eating more of those vegetables and fruit I did not eat. Feeding … Continue reading

Finding the Right Diapers

When you have an infant or toddler, diapers are a big part of your expenses. Finding the right ones through cost and effectiveness takes some time. When my daughter was born we started off using huggies since we were given some as a gift. We continued using them for months, not thinking that we could save money by buying other store brands, figuring the NAME brands would be the best to use. We had been talking about how it was almost time to change the diaper size from newborn to … Continue reading