Archive | April, 2011

Should I Spank My Kids?

Posted on 28 April 2011 by

Spanking is a subject that many parents prefer to be discreet about. With many opposing views on this discipline method, debates are common when the topic is brought up in friendly social circles or even in intimate family gatherings. With kids equipped with extraordinary manipulative talents even at a young age, how do you deal […]

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How Can I Stop My Child From Biting Others?

Posted on 26 April 2011 by

Aside from piranhas, kids bite too! While we are familiar with kicking, hitting and throwing tantrums – biting is also a behavioral issue that ranks high on the list of problem behavior amongst children. Kids bite because they are easily frustrated, and they can’t vent negative emotions properly yet. For others, biting is an act […]

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Tips for Frugal and Memorable Easter Family Fun

Posted on 22 April 2011 by

Holidays can be expensive for families. It doesn’t matter whether you’re talking about Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, or Easter – they can cost a lot of money. Try using some of these tips for frugal and memorable Easter family fun rather than simply spending money on commercial items. One thing your family might enjoy is taking […]

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Does My Child Have A Speech And Language Delay?

Posted on 20 April 2011 by

Long before your child has uttered his first word, the process of learning how to communicate has already begun. But with kids developing differently, you could never expect your child to be as fluent as another kid with the same age in his playgroup. So when it comes to your child’s speech and language development, […]

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Frugal Easter Gifts

Posted on 20 April 2011 by

Look around department stores and you’re bound to see expensive, pre-made Easter baskets filled with toys and candy. Some children beg their parents for the most expensive baskets and gifts. If you’re looking for frugal Easter gifts, however, try some of these ideas. Who says an Easter basket has to be in an actual basket? […]

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How to Celebrate Easter More Meaningfully

Posted on 19 April 2011 by

Family traditions can be the glue which holds a family together. This is particularly true when it comes to traditions concerning holidays. Many families wonder how to celebrate Easter more meaningfully as well as the other holidays throughout the year. Rather than focusing on the Easter candy the children will receive and eat, focus more […]

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The Story of Passover – An Explanation

Posted on 18 April 2011 by

When springtime comes, most people think about Easter and what it means to them. There is another day celebrated during the spring, often before or after, sometimes even falling on the same day as Easter. This is the Jewish holy day Passover, celebrated on the 15th of Nissan. If you’re not aware of this holy […]

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Easter Egg Coloring and Decoration Ideas

Posted on 17 April 2011 by

Coloring Easter eggs is one of the activities children enjoy most about the Easter holiday; that and eating the candy in their baskets. Some parents have problems coming up with Easter egg coloring and decoration ideas. You can try some of these ideas to get you started. How to dye eggs It’s not unusual for […]

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Easter Table Decorations Ideas

Posted on 16 April 2011 by

Easter is traditionally a holiday which brings families together. Some even consider it to be on par with Thanksgiving and Christmas. You can use these Easter table decorations ideas to help make your dinner table beautiful. Center pieces Center pieces can be as simple or as elaborate as you want them to be. A simple […]

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Easter Sunday Brunch Ideas

Posted on 15 April 2011 by

Many families either get up early to make it to sunrise services for Easter or choose to sleep in this morning. If your family is one of them, you may decide to have a brunch rather than fixing breakfast or lunch. Here are some Easter Sunday brunch ideas to continue with celebrating the day in […]

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Is My Baby Constipated?

Posted on 15 April 2011 by

Along with colic and diaper rash, constipation is also a common concern among parents of infants. With babies having irregular bowel movements, many parents often worry that their babies are constipated. But can you really rely on the frequency of bowel movements alone to indicate constipation? For many of us, the regularity of our bowel […]

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