Tips and Tricks

5 Easy Ways To Save Money on Nappys

When it comes to welcoming a new baby into your home, many parents focus on purchasing the right crib, bouncer, organic sheets and baby bottles. But what they don’t take into consideration is the number of nappys they will need. Or how much they cost. In the first month of life, newborns average up to 8 […]

Health

Everything You Need to Know about PANDAS Syndrome

  Strep throat is a normal part of childhood and while it causes discomfort, the symptoms usually clear up after the first few doses of antibiotics. But for a small number of children, the infection triggers unusual behaviour changes known as PANDAS syndrome: Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorders Associated with Streptococcal infections. When a child has strep […]

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10 Ways to Save Money On a Family Holiday This Summer

Summer may seem like perfect time for a family holiday, but peak-season travel can cost you a pretty penny. The warm weather, coupled with the fact that the kids are out of school, can bring costly flights and car rentals, less availability at hotels and resorts and bigger crowds at theme parks. But there are plenty of ways […]

Nutrition

Health Benefits of the Mediterranean Diet

Every year, there’s a fresh batch of new and trendy diets. They are often tagged as the next best thing and wellness junkies jump at the chance to try them. And most of the time they find that the diet is too hard to follow or they don’t see long term results. But ff there’s […]

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The Importance of Teaching Kids Manners

Teaching kids manners today is more important than ever. Why? Because of the tech-driven society, many kids are losing the ability to develop social skills. By staring at their phones and screens all day, looking someone in the eyes and interacting with them in a polite way just doesn’t come naturally.  A child who never […]

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5 Tips to Making a Blended Family Work

Merging two families into one is no easy task. It requires patience and effort from all parents and kids, no matter how old they are.  It can take several years, or more, for stepfamilies to find a groove that is comfortable for everyone. The first years can be especially difficult. Not only is welcoming a new […]

Nutrition

Everything You Need to Know About Bananas

The simple banana is one of the most widely consumed fruits in the world. And with good reason! Besides being tasty, inexpensive and easy to eat on the go, bananas are incredibly nutritious. A wide variety of health benefits are liked to the funny looking fruit. Bananas are high in potassium and pectin, a form of […]

Parenting

It’s Not OK to Label Children As ‘Bad Kids’

We’ve all had bad days – even bad weeks. Something stresses us out or scares us and in turn, we get snappy or short or even spiteful. Well, this happens to kids, too – although they may express themselves differently, like pushing another child, having a tantrum or kicking over a sand castle. Except kids […]