How to Survive the Family Dinner

Mealtimes can be a strain in the family home. Everyone likes the idea of the family dinner, but far too often such events are marred by children needing to go the lavatory, spilling drinks, clanging cutlery, refusing to eat vegetables, dropping food on the floor or...

5 Simple Tips for Healthier Living

We all want to live longer, but we certainly don’t want to do that in poor health. The object is to lead a life as healthy as possible and there are things we can do to reduce the likelihood of developing heart disease, diabetes, or other serious illnesses. Let’s look...

Choosing a Child Care Facility

Choosing a child care facility for your child is obviously a very important decision. Perhaps the first and arguably most important piece of advice in such a situation is not to rush the decision. There are some superb nurseries around, but research is extremely...

Getting Rid of the Mess at the Front Door

How many times in the past month have you walked into your home’s entrance way only to trip over several pairs of shoes, a backpack or two, and a jacket that you are certain you just washed yesterday? If this happens to you on a regular basis, you are far from alone....

How To Deal With Children Who Are Fussy Eaters

Listen up, parents: the reality is that you cannot stop your child from being a fussy eater. No amount of bribery, tellings-off, cajoling, commanding or nagging is going to change anything and indeed the more pressure you put on them to consume something they don’t...

Getting Rid of the Mess at the Front Door

How many times in the past month have you walked into your home’s entranceway only to trip over several pairs of shoes, a backpack or two, and a jacket that you are certain you just washed yesterday? If this happens to you on a regular basis, you are far from alone....

You Can Be Frugal and Not Be Stingy

Living within a budget and being smart financially doesn’t mean you have to be a miser and not enjoy a financial splurge now and again. Here are a few tips to help you save money but not be completely miserable in the process: Set a budget and save for an item you...

Family Service Projects for Christmas

Many families take the time at the holidays to participate in a good service project. If you are one of these families but haven’t decided what this year’s project will be, here are a few ideas to help get the creativity flowing: All that loose change you have lying...

Some Fun Brain Science

Just think what we would be like if we didn’t have our brains. While we often take them for granted and even ignore them, they truly are one of our most amazing organs. Let’s have a look at some fun brain science. Did you know that your brain has more neuron cells...