More love to go around: Should more people consider foster parenting? {Guest Post}

Many busy mums may read this and this that I’m crazy for even thinking about suggesting foster caring on top of their busy schedules. How on earth would you be able to care for another child on top of everything they have to do already? There’s no pretending that starting to be foster parent is a huge decision and a huge responsibility, but it can actually be a career move - and most people don’t realise how lucrative it can be. Of course, this isn’t why someone should be a foster parent – it … [Read more...]

New Car Financing Options for the Everyday Family on the Go {Guest Post}

The thought of a brand new car is enticing to many people. Not only do they like how the vehicles look, but they also feel a greater sense of assurance that the cars will last them for awhile. Despite how enticing new cars can seem, some potential buyers balk when they see the price sticker attached. If you want a new car but are having some trepidation about the price, you can consider some methods that still allow you to have a safe and affordable ride. Private Sale If you choose a … [Read more...]

Parental Guidance: How to Help Your Teenager Prep for College {Guest Post}

As the parent of a teenager, it's easy to forget that college is just around the corner. Your little boy or girl is growing up quickly, and they'll soon be leaving the nest. Below is a quick guide that can help you prepare your child for college. Start Teaching Skills School is wonderful for teaching your child facts, but as a parent it's your job to start teaching them real life skills. In the year or two leading up to graduation, you want to make sure that your child is totally … [Read more...]

How to Give Your Daughter a Room Made for a Princess {Guest Post}

Many young girls love reading fairy tales and playing dress up and dream of one day becoming a princess. Does this sound like your daughter? While we can’t help her become a real princess, we can help you create a room that will make her feel like royalty. How to create a princess’s bedroom: Choose the Right Colors There are four main colors we recommend when choosing decorative items to place in the bedroom: bright pink or fuchsia, soft or blush pink, white and ivory. Mixing and … [Read more...]

How to Better Your Child’s Self Image Through Fun {Guest Post}

Believe it or not, kids as young as five are concerned about their self-image. There is nothing wrong with wanting to look and feel healthy just as long as it does not become an obsession or hurt your child in any way. Keep in mind that a poor self-image could cause low-esteem. There is no need to worry about that, because you have the power to help your child's self-image with the following effective and fun activities. Yoga for Kids You might be thinking yoga is just a fad and that there is … [Read more...]

Meditation: Teach Your Children in 6 Easy Steps {Guest Post}

It is commonly known that meditation is an extremely beneficial practice. But did you know, that meditation is also beneficial for children? So profound are the benefits of meditation for children that schools across the US have started to replace detention with meditation.  The practice of meditation with children can and should start from the home. At, we encourage parents to teach their children meditation from an early age as they can benefit tremendously from … [Read more...]

Party Time: 5 Tips For Saving Money On Your Child’s Birthday {Guest Post}

When it comes to your child's birthday party, like every parent, you want the absolute best. A child's birthday party is a very special time for both the child and the family, and it's a great opportunity to throw a fun and creative event for family and friends. Parents want to give their child a party that will be memorable, but it's very easy to overspend as all the costs that go into a party can add up quickly. Luckily, there are some simple ways to save money when it comes to throwing a … [Read more...]

Single Moms: 5 Careers that will Help you Provide for your Family {Guest Post}

Holding down a career while raising children is a huge challenge for any working parent, but as a single mom the challenge is even greater. You need a job that allows complete flexibility so that you can give your kids the attention and care they need while still completing your work and providing for your family. Affiliate Marketing Affiliate marketing programs allow for bloggers to make commissions on sales through links from their blog posts to the affiliate's website. One of the … [Read more...]

Making Your Children into Tomorrow’s Movers and Shakers {Guest Post}

Everyone wants children to be successful, well-balanced adults when they leave home. But have society's expectations or the children's own expectations sold them short of fulfilling their dreams of being the world's next movers and shakers? How do parents and other highly influencing adults in their lives position kids to be the great people of tomorrow? Influencers should teach, reinforce and follow up on some significant concepts that will set kids up for success in whatever area they choose … [Read more...]

Navigating My Ten-Year-Olds Plea for A Smart Phone {Guest Post}

When my ten-year-old came to me recently and asked me for a smart phone, it was the first time in a while that I was stumped. While my knee-jerk response was to deny her, I had to stop myself and ask myself why I felt this way. It would be hypocritical for me to say there’s no use for a smart phone, as I use mine every day, and it’s not uncommon for children as young as 4 to be using smart devices. But at the same time would be fair to deny her simply because of views that may be based in … [Read more...]