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A Mom’s Guide To Keeping Your Baby Safe During Winter

Babies are amazing creations that just make you smile every time you look at them. They’re tiny little versions of you, and it’s such a joy to have one. While they may be exceedingly cute, babies are quite a handful to take care of. They need your constant care and attention, particularly during the coldest months of the year. I always find it funny how it feels as though winter is over when Christmas passes, but the coldest weather is still yet to come! Now, we’re about midway through February and seeing some of the coldest spells of the year. This is the time where you really need to keep your baby safe from the elements. As such, here is my guide to doing just that: Photo Source Why Do You Need To Keep Your Baby Safe From The Cold? First and foremost, before we get into the different ways … read more

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Seven Ways a Baby Will Change Your Life Forever

If you have been thinking about settling down and having a baby for a long time, you need to get ready physically and mentally as well. Having a baby will change your life forever, and you will have to adjust your current lifestyle to the needs of your young family to make the most out of motherhood. In case you are excited and worried at the same time, you can get prepared by finding out more about how pregnancy and childbirth will make you a different person. Image by Wikimedia Commons Time Off Work When you are planning to get pregnant, you are likely to have to take time off work to attend medical appointments and take part in preparation courses at your local clinic. If you are having difficulties getting pregnant, you might have to miss work to undergo hormonal treatments or get IVF. If you are in the … read more

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Teach Your Teen Responsibility When Learning How to Drive

Has the time finally arrived when being a mom means watching your son or daughter learn how to drive? If so, how will you handle it? For many moms, it can be a time of angst, thus knowing their little one is no longer so little these days. That said it is important to encourage your teen when they are ready to drive. To try and hold them back sends the wrong message on several fronts. Of most importance, teach your teen the responsibility they will have as they learn to drive. Given all the potentials for an accident, your teen must keep themselves and others as safe as can be. So, is it time to get your teenager driving? It All Starts with the Drive for Safety In doing all you can to focus on safety with your teen learning how to drive, remember these pointers: 1. Rules of … read more

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Twelve Days Of Baking

Image We all have a yummy guilty pleasure that we try and stay away from. But at Christmas, it is universally acknowledged that you get to eat whatever you want. And what more fun can you have than to make your very own tasty treats? And not only that, but you can use your baking sessions to create gifts, to spend time with family and just to have fun. You don’t have to be Mary Berry either; baking can be as simple as you want to make it. Just Decorating Ease your way into your baking extravaganza with a just decorating task. Get yourself a gingerbread house kit – there’s a great, ready baked one from ikea – and just spend the afternoon assembling and decorating it as a family. DIY Gifts Why not just assemble the ingredients in a DIY gift package for someone else? That way you can … read more

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Double Trouble: How To Buy Gifts For The Twins In Your Life

Source With the Christmas season now upon us, we are all turning our minds to the reality of buying gifts. We all want to find that perfect gift to show our love and appreciation for someone who is dear to us– but if we’re honest, we know deep down that some people are more difficult to buy for than others. One of the trickiest gifting issues you may well have to resolve is how to buy for twins. If you have friends or family with twin children, you can find yourself wondering what the acceptable etiquette is. One gift or two? Different gifts or the same item duplicated? So many questions, so few answers…! Until now, that is. Let’s go through the most common questions that people have about gifting to twins, and explore the answers that you have been seeking… Should Twins Receive Separate Gifts? There is no definitive … read more

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