Category: Parenting

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First Day of School for 4-year-old

It is never easy for children to come to terms with a new phase in their lives – SCHOOL. The transformation from carefree preschoolers to responsible first-graders can be quite a change, especially if they are not prepared for it. To avoid facing certain difficulties and wisely preparing children for the first day at school, here are some guidelines.

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Choosing the Right Backpack for Your Child

It is already the middle of the August and it is almost time to prepare children for a new academic year. There are tons of things to be done at the beginning of the year. especially shopping for school stuff. Choosing proper school supplies requires a lot of time and a specific approach from parents. For parents of first-graders or teens, it’s important to be ready with the list of school stationery – and one of the essential school supplies on the checklist is a backpack.

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Games to Help Your Child Eat

My little boy just will not eat dinner, let alone vegetables. Well, let me be honest, he eats but needs to be coaxed to do so. I tried everything, talking it out, being stern, being kind, preparing his fav-food, letting him skip a meal so he is hungry – but NO. It’s also true that kids of a certain age, get their mind off routine tasks (like eating!) and focus on more interesting things like games, blocks, tablets. So of course, eating is only just a mere activity that is on their back burner.

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Easy Snack Ideas for a Perfect Picnic

What can be more exciting than having a wonderful time with the whole family in the fresh air? A Picnic is one of the easiest ways to step out of everyday routine for having fun with children. Once a venue is decided the next most important thing is the food in the picnic basket. To simplify the preparation of your snacks list, here are easy and uncommon recipe ideas to enjoy delicious food.

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5 Chores for Kids to Do Around the House

Parents usually need help around the house. But largely most parents tend to believe that getting help from kids only tends to increase the work, rather than support. Since most children love to ape the adults, they love to do what we do and its only wise that kids take an active part to give a hand around the house. Here are some chores that can be dealt with by children that simplifies parents’ lives.

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Why Should You Read with Your Child?

Many Hollywood movies have a lovely scene where parents along with their children read an enthralling fairy-tale while tucked into a warm bed under a starlit night. I am enthralled by these scenes and want to turn them into reality. But as a parent, and a working mother I do have a sufficient set of excuses for not reading to my child.