9 Important Ways Sleep is Beneficial to You
Mar28

9 Important Ways Sleep is Beneficial to You

Why should we get good Sleep? From the moment our babies are born, we spend an huge amount of time looking into sleep routines, sleep training, getting our little ones to go to sleep and then to sleep through the night. We fret and grumble when we have an interrupted night. We are told to take naps if we can to bolster our sleep quota. We are hit with adverts telling us to use a special mattresses and pillows, a certain type of light...

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20 Reasons your child doesn’t want to go to bed
Oct01

20 Reasons your child doesn’t want to go to bed

As parents, we all want our children to get a good night’s sleep. As adults we know how important sleep is, how essential it is to good health and vitality. I am a big believer in bedtime routines and ensuring my children maintain a predictable and calming bedtime. As I mentioned before in 18 ridiculous reasons why children wake at night my children have followed the same routine since they were 6 months old. This does not mean...

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Should Children Do Chores?
Sep28

Should Children Do Chores?

Having three children means there is always some or other household chore that needs doing. Five people in one house means there is always laundry, always vacuuming, always dishes that need sorting. Always beds that are needing to be made and bathrooms that need cleaning. I am a believer in getting children to help maintain the family home. Of course, the bulk of this falls to me as I am a work at home mom. I almost said SAHM just...

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Encouraging Your Children To Get Along
Jun17

Encouraging Your Children To Get Along

Tips for to help them get along I am one of 4 children, I have an older brother and then a younger sister and a younger brother. We did not always get along. In fact, I can truthfully say that we are friendlier now than we were when we lived under the same roof. I especially recall one time being sat on by my older brother and having him rub half a tomato in my face…hilarious…NOT! Now that I am a parent myself to 3 little...

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Babysitter Survival Kit
Jun01

Babysitter Survival Kit

Leaving your little one at home with a babysitter can be a very scary and anxiety causing event.  I know it took me a long time  before I was comfortable leaving my children with anyone other than a friend or family member. I always felt that no one would look after my children as well and with as much care as I would.I fretted over what would happen if they needed me at bedtime, would they be inconsolable, would they feel...

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How To Encourage Your Child To Love Music
Apr15

How To Encourage Your Child To Love Music

Ways your child can grow to love music A passion for music is something that everybody should have. There is such a vast array of musical styles out there that there is sure to be something for everybody. When you are a parent, you should introduce your child to the world of music. If, at first, it seems as though your little one does not like music at all, you should keep at it. Over time, they will start to adore particular songs...

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