Feeling the Daycare Crunch? Search Online for Better Options

Wherever you are in North America, finding good childcare has become alarmingly stressful as the competition for slots in daycares has skyrocketed. Families from New York to California to Ontario have reported years-long waiting lists and go intro crisis mode any time their child’s school shuts down unexpectedly or their sitter calls off sick. IfContinue Reading …

3 Staple Meals to Teach Your Kids to Cook

Teaching your children to cook is a very important skill that many parents shy away from. Whether you worry about the dangers of cooking with kids, or keep putting it off because you can’t seem to find the time, it’s important that you do it. Your children will gain independence and confidence from knowing howContinue Reading …

4 Exciting Valentine’s Date Night Ideas

The love month is approaching very fast and many people are looking forward to it. Wherever part of the world you may be, Valentine’s Day is being celebrated. It is one of those special occasions that keep people preoccupied for planning things. Since there are a lot of activities available out there that you andContinue Reading …

Duracell Powering Smiles this Holiday Season #PowerImagination

The holidays are here and in full swing. Most of us are filling up on treats and hanging out with family and friends while exchanging gifts. This season brings stress for many from the hustle and bustle but it also brings good cheer and plenty of opportunities to spread goodwill . There are many momentsContinue Reading …

Teaching Your Children to Ride a Bike

If you want your children to get plenty of exercise, and enjoy staying fit, teaching them to ride a bike is a good idea. It is a physical activity that they can enjoy all of their lives. Push along bikes give toddlers the chance to pedal through the park on family walks, with the optionContinue Reading …

Parenting Children with ADHD: Always Devoted, Hardly Distraught

They say it takes a village to raise a child. Perhaps so. And perhaps parents have to do the work of a village to raise a child. They are teachers, chefs, clowns and horrible bosses. Most   Disorder (ADHD), there is no doubt that they are everything and are willing to be anything. While fidgety hands,Continue Reading …

When a Teacher Weighs your Child in Class

One of the biggest reasons I keep my blog separate from my personal life is so I can post things like this. My daughter who will soon be turning eight is in a grade 2/3 split class. She is a young grade 3 student. This means most of her friends turned 8 before she willContinue Reading …

5 Tips to Encourage Teens to Brush Their Teeth this Halloween

Some teens refuse to brush their teeth out of rebellion. Others choose not to because of a lack of interest in hygiene or the fact they never really were taught the right way to take care of their mouths.  Some are just plain lazy. Whatever the reason, it’s important to do whatever you can toContinue Reading …