Being trapped in the car with a bunch of screaming kids, fighting in the backseat and throwing things at you, is enough to put anybody off going away. Even though you know that it will be great when you get there, the long car journey that precedes your vacation can be absolute hell. All of the usual tactics that you usually use at home to keep things under control probably won’t work in the car. This can leave you feeling completely helpless, and you may be considering avoiding the vacation altogether this year. It would be such a shame to let the headache of a long car journey ruin a wonderful summer of fun so you’ll have to learn to deal with it instead. Luckily there are a few ways that you can make the whole thing a bit more peaceful and stop yourself from going crazy along the way. If you’re struggling with unruly kids in the car, here are a few things that you can try.
Having and raising a child is mostly a beautiful, romantic adventure, yet it does take intensive hard work and structural planning to best take care of them. Being the best parent isn’t an easy task, but with a little forethought, you’re sure to live up to it. Finding ways to help your child pursue the activities they enjoy involves careful financial planning, but it’s completely possible to do.
can be so hard knowing what to get friends and family members for their birthdays when you don’t see them often. Ideally, you want something that you are able to send well in the mail if you’re not going to be seeing them anytime soon – or even better, a company that will send on the gift anywhere you tell it to as soon as you click on it to purchase. Those who we love are seeming to move further and further away nowadays, and who can blame them? Technology has advanced so far that we are able to see their faces again in an instant thanks to video calling programs such as FaceTime and Skype. So what do we get those who live just that bit further away? Continue reading →
What every parent wants is for their kids to be the best versions of themselves that they can be. As long as they are trying to do it, we shouldn’t be stepping in their way. The only thing that we can do throughout their childhood is guide them towards what they want to be – providing it is something meaningful to the rest of their lives. We can do this by helping them to get involved in something, by encouraging them to be a part of the community around us and helping them to make new friends along the way. But just how do we actually do that?
I love my sweets. My favorite is cookies and cakes. Just in time for Mother’s Day I had received a Mother’s Day Butterfly and Flowers cookie bouquet from Corso’s Cookies. This bouquet can make Mother’s Day extra special with this delicious arrangement of decorated shortbread cookies. These butterfly and flower cookies are the perfect gift for every mother in your life and will be sure to make her smile. Each cookie is individually wrapped to ensure freshness. Each extra large shortbread cookie measures 4-5″ across and weighs nearly a quarter pound a piece. Choose from a 6 cookie arrangement for $49.99 or upgrade to a 9 cookie arrangement for only $10 more and receive 50% more cookies. Continue reading →
Waiting for your baby to arrive when your pregnant can feel like forever. In fact, the first and second trimester can go slowly for expectant moms. But when the third trimester comes, it’s time to lift your finger and make sure you are all set for your newborn. After all, it’s likely you have been just buying cute clothes up until now. But it’s time to get some more important bits. In fact, you should consider getting some essentials you need for your home. Here are some things you need to ensure your home is newborn ready. Continue reading →
Though we may hate it, our bodies don’t work to a financial plan. Instead, they get sick and need medical attention on a timetable of their choosing, meaning that the chances of facing unexpected medical bills are high.
According to a study by Northwestern Mutual, around 34 percent of families said that the prospect of an unexpected medical bill made them nervous. Moreover, according to a study by NerdWallet back in 2013, unpaid medical bills were the leading cause of bankruptcy.
Do you have a fun loving friend with a birthday or another special occasion coming up? You probably want to get them a gift that they’re going to love. If you came here looking for inspiration, read on. You might just get some great ideas:
Six kilometers (approximately 3.7 miles) is the average distance that people in the developing world – often women and young girls – walk for water each day. This walk can be dangerous, and the water is often contaminated with life-threatening diseases. On Saturday, May 6, 2017, 40,000 people from around the globe will join together to walk or run 6 kilometers to raise awareness of the global water crisis and support World Vision’s water initiatives through the World Vision Global 6K for Water. Each participant’s $50 registration fee supports World Vision’s water programs and each participant will receive a Global 6K for Water t-shirt, a race bib with a photo of a child he or she can sponsor, and a race medal in the mail. Continue reading →
Being a mom is one of the most beautiful things that can happen to a woman. Being a mom induces a love that is unrivalled in any other relationship on earth. Being a mom truly is one of the great wonders of this world. But being a mom also does crazy things to your body. Giving birth doesn’t do any favours to a new mom’s body, that much is certain, but this doesn’t mean any new moms can’t fight it. If a you’re a new mom there are always to fight back and reclaim the body you had before you fell pregnant. And in fighting back you can gain entry to the illustrious club that is the yummy mummy!