How Backyard Chores Help Build Your Kids Character

There is always a debate about whether you should involve your kids in household chores, and if yes, at what age. While some people believe in the “let kids be kids” philosophy, there are actually so many things your kids can learn if you have them help out with [...]

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4 Things You Need To Be A Full-Time Blogger

Blogging can be a full-time career if you want to be. If you’ve got a big enough following, and the money is coming in regularly, then why the heck not? It’s a fun option, and it means you don’t have to put up with an annoying boss anymore! Having [...]

How to Make Your Arthritic Dog More Comfortable

Arthritis is a painful disease for anyone, and your dog is no exception. If your dog has been diagnosed with arthritis, you may notice he has more difficulty with everyday activities such as running, jumping, and even walking. He may limp or hobble through your home. He may not [...]

So You Want to Learn FPGAs…

Before you embark on the confusing journey of learning FPGA, or Field-Programmable Gate Array, there are a couple of things you need to know. Even professors and highly experienced engineers may struggle with grasping new concepts in the ever-changing world of programmable logic, so buckle up and do your [...]

Struggling Students -Supporting Your Children Through School

Your time at school may have been a long time ago, but I’m sure that you can remember a lot about it. It is such an important and defining period in all of our lives that it can be incredibly difficult to forget about. Not only that, though, but [...]

3 Ways Single Dads Are Superheroes

All dads are superheroes in the eyes of their kids. To them, we’re huge towers of strength, capable of not only feats of superhuman power and endurance but also keepers of wisdom that will inform their learning as they grow and develop. Unfortunately, however, if the relationship with the [...]

What Items Does Every Family Home Need?

Running a family home is a complex endeavor. However, unlike running a business or a very intense project, the love and care you receive back from this arrangement is enough to infinitely energize you. This is how parents make it through humbly with only a few hours of sleep [...]

How To Work On Your Dreams Around Your Children

Parents make decisions about when they have their children based on what they achieve. There are some out there who choose to spend their 20s enjoying traveling, college and doing as many daredevil things as possible to fill their life with experience before settling down and having children in [...]

Taming Your Toddler’s Tantrums

When a toddler can’t get their way they resort to emotional outburst which we all know as a tantrum. These tantrums can seemingly explode from nowhere and typically always take place in public, which can then add pressure on you to calm the situation. Often toddlers are just getting [...]

Surviving A Long Car Journey With Kids

Keeping your kids happy on a car journey will keep you happy. Many parents have been driven crazy by impatient kids eager for the toilet or simply eager to get to their destination. From alleviating boredom to preventing accidents, here are just some of the ways you can survive [...]

The Business Of Blogging: Just How Big Can Blogs Get?

Professional blogs have been around for many years now, and though “blogger” isn’t quite as accepted a job title as “doctor” or “customer service agent”, it’s getting there. The past few years have proven that blogs can generate an amount that is more than enough to qualify as a [...]

The True Value of Education

Many people have a limited view of what is meant by the term education, yet today even the most prestigious colleges and universities are recognizing experiential learning as a metric to gain access onto advanced courses like masters degrees. The true value of an education is found in its [...]

Can Technology Keep You Down With The Kids?

Yes, technology can most definitely keep you down with the kids. After all, technology is what the new generation is growing up with. They probably know more than you, which can be rather embarrassing. You’re suddenly the old parent who knows nothing, and they’re there whizzing away on every [...]

Dad, here’s how to grow successful adults

Image source As dads, one of the things we’re most worried about is our kids getting into trouble. It’s falling into the wrong crowd, not doing so great at school and not being happy. That’s right up their with the big dad-worries. But another major worry - and one [...]

Help Your Kids Find (And Grow) Their Passions

How often have you thought to yourself, “I love doing this or that - if only someone had spotted my passion for it when I was a child, who knows, I could be doing something very different?” It’s a thought that so many of us have done battle with [...]

4 Extra Skills To Develop While You’re At College

A lot of people have been questioning the value of a university degree because they think that, while you learn a lot of information in the classroom, you don’t pick up any proper life skills. Employers are increasingly concerned with practical, hands-on experience rather than theoretical knowledge. While it’s [...]

Fifteen Must-Have Gadgets Every Parent Needs To Own

As any parent knows, raising a child can be a challenge. In fact, raising a child is always a challenge. There are the sleepless nights, the constant nappy changes, and the baby brain that sticks with you long after your baby is no longer a baby. However, all of [...]

Making Life Easier For Lefties

It is quite rare to have a member of the family who is left-handed, but if you do have a child who is left handed, there are a number of products that will make their lives easier as they grow up and develop. If you want to help your [...]

Parent, Guider, Teacher: How To Do It All

We all know that life as a parent isn’t always plain sailing. Because we go through just as many choppy waters as we do calm seas. And that can often lead you to feel as if you have no idea what you’re doing. Add in a job to that [...]

Keeping Your Kids Safe: Tips For When You’re Out And About

Being a parent is incredibly stressful, but there is nothing more terrifying than the thought of losing your child. Unfortunately, this is what loads of parents have to go through every single day. Luckily, most of these children are found fairly quickly and safely, but there are some that [...]

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