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Having a baby is a life changing experience and it can take time to re-adjust to this huge event in your life. Many new parents put their lives on hold while they look after their new family and this is not always the best outcome for a new parent. Instead, you should look for ways to get back to living a relatively normal life that now includes your child. Below are some of thebest ways you can do this. Don’t Neglect Your Career If you had a job before you had your child, there’s no reason why you can’t return to your position...

Being away from your kids after a divorce is never easy, but this transitional period is often exponentially harder on your kids. To alleviate the stress of the situation, use these tried and true tips to help your kids find comfort in their new routine after your divorce. Find a New Home Nearby It can be most helpful for your kids if you and you ex live near each other. This minimizes the travel time when shuttling the kids back and forth. Plus, maintaining the same familiar surroundings, whether at Mom’s house or Dad’s,...

A lot of research has been conducted on the effect that divorce has on children. Much of this research has concluded that divorce will negatively impact the child. Parents have used this research to suggest that they should stay together. Even when the relationship that they have is dead. The emotion has gone, and they are left with the love for the children. Having children should not stop you getting a divorce. This is your life as well, and you should not have to spend it tied to someone who might have cheated. Or with someone who you...

Having children is a major life event for many. While some people choose not to have kids, many can’t wait to have them. Some may be unsure and later decide they do want children. Others could ultimately settle on being childfree. When you think of having children, the first thing that comes to mind is probably getting pregnant. For many would-be parents, it’s also their first choice. However, not everyone can or wants to have biological children in the traditional way. There are other options to explore, and they don’t...

When you’re raising your children, guiding them in the right direction can be a real challenge. You want them to focus on their studies. But allowing them to play and have fun is just as important for a variety of reasons. So, how do you get that balance right as a parent? You have to take the right steps and work hard to ensure that you find the solution that is best for your son or daughter. Read on to find out what the best steps to take are. Designate a Time for Homework You should make sure that your family evenings are regulated...

There is lot of hype around kids learning to code. Studies have shown that coding helps children understand logic very well. Just like art, coding is an outlet for kids to show their creativity and it also helps them get better at science, math and reading. But how do teach a kid to code. C, Python, or another coding language? Tynker answers this conundrum with a simple visual coding interface that lets kids code away without learning too much of the basic code. Through its creative interface kids can fly drones, create apps, mod minecraft,...

Picture source Your home should be the safest place for your kids. As a parent, you worry about them every single minute of the day. But, you worry a lot less when they are indoors and under your supervision. The question is: ‘should you stop worrying?’ Although no one likes to admit it, the home might not be as safe as people imagine. Sure, you can deny it and sweep it under the carpet, but that would negate the point of putting your children’s safety first. Luckily, there are a few ways you can gauge your home’s safety. Ask...

Feeding your infant is an adventure. There’s a variety of methods to choose from: breast-feeding, formula only, bottle-feeding, or a mix of a lot of things. Of course, soon you start getting into even more adventurous territories when your baby starts growing teeth, and that’s a whole new world to get into. Here are a few things to consider when you’re feeding your infant. Try to keep it to just breast milk and formula in the first four months Breast milk is the best option for your baby. It’s jam-packed full of nutrients that...

If your child is showing real promise in a sport they love to play, then it can be difficult to react in a pragmatic way sometimes. Some parents are so excited by the prospect of having a sports star in the family that they don’t set realistic expectations, whereas others worry that their interest and talent in sport will distract the child from other academic pursuits. In reality, a lot of kids have some athletic talent, and those who show significant abilities often benefit from it a lot – both in terms of health and social...

The school holidays give your children time to have fun and recharge their batteries before another term begins. While this is prime family time for most, many parents worry that their budget won’t stretch. This can result in disappointed and bored kids which can lead to a plenty of tears and tantrums. But just because your kids are off doesn’t mean you have to spend a fortune on keeping them occupied. There are plenty of things you can do to keep them entertained for little to no money. So for some much-needed inspiration, take a...