Monthly Archive: June 2017

Being there for someone with memory loss

Image by Pixabay   Caring for an elderly friend or relative is a wonderful privilege. When that person is a parent or grandparent then it gives us a unique opportunity to reciprocate the love, support and unconditional care that they gave us so unreservedly as we grew up.   It can, however, also be a...

The New Mother Product Guide: Items That Will Become Your Salvation

Flickr   The prospect of new parenthood is an amazing, scary, exciting, wondrous, terrifying, dreamlike and surreal experience. It’s also going to be the happiest, most satisfying, most frustrating, sleepless, love-filled time of your life. In fact, it’s difficult to find a limit to a number of adjectives you could use to describe the experience...

Too School For Cool: Education Optimization

  Having kids is never an easy feat. For the first couple of years, you have to be there for every second of the life; ready to attend their needs. As they start to get older, this reliance will dissipate, somewhat. But, in its place, new challenges will start to take center stage. As your...

Looking After Yourself To Secure Their Future

(Image Source)   One of your key duties as a parent is to help secure your kid’s future. Most will work hard to ensure their child works hard and gets a good education; preparing them in the best way for life as an adult. But, a lot of parents fail to consider the part that...

The Steps Involved With Moving Home As A Family

Picture Source   You likely don’t need anyone to tell you that moving home as a family is far more exhausting than moving home as an individual. When an adult moves away, they often do so for their individual needs and they have time to come to terms with the decision. The difference when it...

Gifts That Satisfy And Save At The Same Time

  If you have a big family and a big circle of friends, then it’s likely that you’re going to just about always have another birthday or special occasion coming around the way. You want to give people the appreciation they deserve but it’s time to stop sacrificing your bank account in order to do...

Deeper Underground: A Kids’ Playroom Beneath Your House?

  There comes a time – especially with a growing family – when it can feel like your house isn’t big enough to accommodate everyone. There’s just not enough space anymore; everyone is constantly on top of one another, just inviting arguments as you each try to maintain your personal boundaries.   So, you move...