Jan 28 2015
by Johnny B |
Comments Off on Ultimate Guide To Christening Your New Baby

When a new baby is born, all your friends and family can’t wait to come and see the little one. It is an exciting and overwhelming time for all. There are plenty of members of the family, however, who live too far away just to drop in and see the baby. You may start to receive baby hampers and gifts to help you get started with looking after the baby. As a way to thank all the people sending the gifts and to officially welcome baby into the world, you may want to think about...

Jan 27 2015
by Johnny B |
Comments Off on New Year Fun for Single Dads

With the festivities over for another year and the kids back to school, we’re all feeling a little worn out from the hordes of friend and family visits. Unfortunately for the single pap however, the kids’ energy doesn’t stop when the Quality Streets are put away, and boredom can quickly set in, particularly at the weekends now they’re back to school. So how do you keep little ones entertained without the help of the good old British summer? And what can...

Jan 25 2015
by Johnny B |
Comments Off on Calm Parents, Happy Kids: How to Become a Stress-Free Parent

Becoming a stress-free parent is not an unattainable dream. Sure, kids can get to you. They don’t listen. They leave messes everywhere. They refuse to eat their greens. The school playground becomes the ultimate battlefield, where parents and children test their wits. But, the cuddles, the “I love you” and the pride that you feel, as a parent, overshadows all of this. Work, chores, being a parent and finding the time to still be your person can be stressful. It’s okay...

Jan 25 2015
by Johnny B |
Comments Off on Dogs and Young Kids: Managing A Good Relationship

A child’s relationship with the family dog can be one of their most cherished. However, when you first introduce them to each other, you can’t always presume that they will instantly hit it off. There may be a few teething problems which will require careful management. Even if they do become instant friends, there are still things parents should do to ensure the relationship is safe. This post aims to assist parents in preparing for and maintaining a good relationship between...

Jan 21 2015
by Johnny B |
Comments Off on What To Do When Your Kids Take Up All Your Space

When you first hear the news that you are going to have a baby, the elation takes over your entire life. You can’t possibly know how the baby will take over your life though. Pregnancy is full of twists and turns, worries and forward thinking. You may start to buy things for the baby as your due date approaches. Decorating and furnishing baby’s room is one of the most important things for a pregnant woman during the nesting phase of the pregnancy. This important phase means...

Jan 19 2015
by Johnny B |
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How to help your kids choose the right after school activity

Do your kids love after school activities but constantly hop from one to another? As if getting into this habit isn’t bad enough, there is the expense of the wasted club memberships, uniforms and equipment to consider too. Given that, all being said, an extracurricular activity can work wonders for your kid’s confidence, self-esteem and social skills, however, here are our top tips for helping your kid choose, and stick to, the right activity for them. ...

Jan 15 2015
by Johnny B |
Comments Off on Keep Your Kids Playing Outside

In the world dominated by technology it even our children’s lives. In days gone by former generations of kids would spend hours playing outside. They would go on bike rides, roam the local woods and play football until it was time to come in for their tea. But all this seems a distant memory today. Image Source These practical elements have all been replaced by technology. Where once children played outside now they sit indoors. Their social lives are dominated by televisions,...

Jan 14 2015
by Johnny B |
Comments Off on Are Mealtimes Breaking Your Heart? Try These Heartfelt Strategies For Coping With Fussy Eaters

If you have always been a foodie, having kids can really be a culture shock. Suddenly everything needs to be blitzed and mushed, or cut down into tiny sizes. Strong flavors, nuts and seasoning are all out for the first few years too. You probably don’t have the time to prepare the gourmet menus you were used to before the kids. Eventually, though, the kids get bigger, and their tummies can take a greater repertoire of flavors.  Then the real trouble starts! Every texture, sight,...

Jan 14 2015
by Johnny B |
Comments Off on Buying Gifts For Girls: An Easy Guide For Dads

When it comes to buying presents, every dad worries that he will get it wrong. Sure, it is pretty easy to buy things for your sons. You just have to think back to when you were a kid and remember what you liked. When it comes to your daughters though it can be difficult to find the right gift. You want to get your daughter something she will love, but finding that thing can be a nightmare. Never fear. Here is a simple guide to buying gifts for girls. Image by Emily Stanchfield Think...

Jan 13 2015
by Johnny B |
Comments Off on Everything You Need to Know About Travelling With Your Kids

If you’re soon to go travelling with your kids, it’s normal to feel a little apprehensive. While adults like to be entertained, children need to be entertained. There’s a difference! Children’s needs are very different from an adult’s, and it’s important they are met, especially when taking them to a foreign place. Of course, it may all depend on how old and mature your child is. They each have their own personalities after all. Here’s everything you need to know...

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