When the wheels fall off!!

by Darren McAllister Health and Fitness, Self Improvement, Home and Family, Kids and Teens
  When the wheel’s fall off! One Friday afternoon in September, while I was at a work seminar, on the other side of town I got a call on the cell phone that I missed from my wife. I called her back to have our sister-in-law answer the phone with her telling me to get to the children’s hospital NOW! Thinking about our family around that time (some 15 years ago now) we had just bought our new family home a couple of ...
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Quality Family Time - 5 Ways to Spend More Time with Your Family

by Phil Panossian Relationships, Self Improvement, Home and Family, Kids and Teens
According to a study by a Californian-based destination marketing organization that was published in the New York Post, the average American family gets just 37 minutes of quality family time together each day. While time spent together as a family does increase somewhat on weekends, many families are still finding it difficult to find quality family time and get everyone on the same page at the same time – even when all immediate family members are in the same house. ...
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Spend Time-Not Money

by Dermot Mc Donough Internet and Businesses Online, Relationships, Self Improvement, Home and Family, Kids and Teens
Hi there it's Dermot here again. As the title says, we as parents must take note. UNICEF has written a report about this subject, and an article in Secure Teen, explains this well: Reasons why parents spend less time with their kids "Spend Time Not Money" My article title covers two aspects of spending time vs money: 1. Spending time & not money in the context of raising your children. 2. Spending time & not money in the context that your children ARE your ...
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3 Survival Tips - Christmas On A Budget With Kids

by Michael and Ana Thomas Food and Drink, Home and Family, Kids and Teens
The festive season can be a busy, stressful and expensive time of year especially for those with young children. Presents from Santa, gifts for the extended family and the mountain of grocery items can easily max out a credit card if you’re not organised. Check out our 3 budget-friendly tips to get you through Christmas without breaking the bank! 1. Gifts for the kids – During the lead-up, we have discussions with our kids and teach them that for us, Christmas is ...
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6 Ways To Master The Juggling Act Of Parenthood And Running A Business From Home

by Michael and Ana Thomas Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Home and Family, Kids and Teens
Being a parent does not delay the opportunity to start a business from home. Ok, let’s get real – It can be challenging for even the most patient, BUT it can be done! Those little humans that you love dearly will manage to test every bit of patience you have. In my case, this usually involves my 4-year-old daughter attempting to paint her nails but instead, painting the carpet. This would also include my 9-year-old daughter trying to create the most ...
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Laptop Lifestyle Business for Moms 2018

by Sarah Karlstrom Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Investing, Home and Family, Kids and Teens
Many moms and women today need and want to work. They need to generate additional income to help their families survive and thrive. They also want to work because work makes them feel empowered. At the same time, they need to manage the demands of caring for their families. There is one solution. That is to get a laptop lifestyle. A laptop lifestyle has many important advantages. When moms embrace a laptop lifestyle, they are opening the key to a successful future where they ...
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Internet Communities, are they the future?

by Dermot Mc Donough Computers and Technology, Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Relationships, Self Improvement, Home and Family, Kids and Teens
Internet Communities, are they the future? Hi there, its Dermot again. The past weekend I was at a workshop hosted by SFM called the Elite Influencer. It was an amazingly powerful event for everyone in attendance and the facilitator, Justin, was remarkable and he did something that you just don't see that often anymore...... What Happened? What Justin did was help create a community out of around one hundred relative strangers into one group of like-minded people who had each other's backs. Now conventional society ...
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Stress-free Christmas shopping with lovetobrowse.

by Roger Moisan Home and Family, Kids and Teens, Shopping and Product Reviews
Don’t kill yourself this year, shop online with Lovetobrowse. We’ve put together a selection of gift ideas for him, her and the kids so you can save time and energy. Just browse through the shop, click on something you fancy and BOOM! - job done. Oh, and we’ve found the best deals around to save you some of your hard earned cash. Christmas shopping made easy by Lovetobrowse
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It's time to start blowing your own trumpet!

by Roger Moisan Arts and Entertainment, Travel and Leisure, Recreation and Sports, Self Improvement, Home and Family, Kids and Teens
It's never too early or too late to start blowing your own trumpet with this beginner trumpet pack from Gear4Music. Sound a fanfare to announce to the world that you are loud and proud (A brassy £119.99 inc VAT) Student Trumpet, Gold by Gear4music + Beginner Pack. OverviewThe Gold Trumpet Beginner Pack by Gear4music includes a high grade musical instrument with authentic features, as well as all of the accessories you need to get started. This pack is perfect for the ...
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How to improve your sax life quickly!

by Roger Moisan Arts and Entertainment, Recreation and Sports, Self Improvement, Home and Family, Kids and Teens
You can dramatically spice up your sax life with this brilliant starter pack from Gear4Music. (A very saxy £289.99 inc VAT) Alto Saxophone Complete Package, Gold. OverviewOur Alto Saxophone Complete Package features the Alto Saxophone by Gear4music; an attractive instrument with a vintage effect polished body and key work, giving you a great combination of sound and style at an incredibly competitive price. Included is a hard carry case, pad saver, instrument strap, mouthpiece 1 pack of 10 x Rico reeds, ...
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An electric guitar is for life, not just for Christmas!

by Roger Moisan Arts and Entertainment, Travel and Leisure, Recreation and Sports, Self Improvement, Home and Family, Kids and Teens
It's something you've always wanted but never been able to justify. Yes, your own electric guitar! You can have it all with this starter pack from Gear4Music, everything you need to become a Rock Star Legend in your own bedroom. Go on, treat yourself. (It's only £99.99 inc VAT) LA Electric Guitar + Amp Pack, Black. OverviewThe LA Electric Guitar + Amp Pack provides everything you need to get started! The LA Guitar by Gear4music is a sleek, versatile guitar that can ...
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How NOT to Teach Kids - The Cookie Cutter vs. The Nurturer

by Chris Sumner Home and Family, Kids and Teens, Reference and Education
The Cookie Cutter vs. The Nurturer I have a very poor opinion of State education in the UK. The formation of that opinion started at a very early age, and over the years I have not experienced anything to change it. Forcing kids through a cookie-cutter because they are not the right "shape" breaks those kids. And doing so with force breaks them harder. What follows is a story from 1976 and my first encounter with the ‘cookie cutter’. It also, happily, includes ...
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I want more out of life!

by Guni Blohm Self Improvement, Kids and Teens
The empty nest. He has only just turned 19, and now he is moving away from home and into his own appartment with his girlfriend. He is my youngest child and now I am sitting here, left alone in a house with too many rooms for one person! I have been a single mom for 17 years, managing everything for my two kids. Juggeling parenting, school, homework, sports, music classes, pets, full time job, rebuilding and old house, social arrangements and coping ...
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Are you tired of just existing & want to get out there & live?

by Dermot Mc Donough Internet and Businesses Online, Self Improvement, Home and Family, Kids and Teens
Good Morning it’s Monday When you woke up this morning, what was the first thing that you did? A) Did you pull the duvet back over your head and dread the day/ week ahead!! or B) Did you jump out of bed, feeling great and sang "Oh what a beautiful Morning"! If you answered B then well done and keep it up, (we will look at how further on) but I can guess that if you have read this far, you answered A. How I started my ...
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Creating Memories Through Camping

by Linda Mountford Recreation and Sports, Home and Family, Kids and Teens
As a mother of three daughters and a grandmother to two boys, come the school holidays, it's always been a challenge as to how to keep them occupied. Yes there are theme parks that can give you thrills a minute, and yes there are science museums that you can interact with displays and get static in your hair, but these are soon over and the cries of "I'm bored" are never far away. With my daughters all grown up, it is ...
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7 Ways To Bring Out The Inner Child In You

by Linda Mountford Relationships, Recreation and Sports, Home and Family, Kids and Teens
We all need to let our inner child play out once in awhile. Doing some fun activities that we probably haven't done since we were a child. Then we can come back and re-focus with renewed energy and vigour. Ready to take on the world!  Here are 7 ways you can do that; Paddle in the sea Even if you've got long trousers on. Let them get wet. Stop being so sensible! Look how children love running along the shore edge chasing the ...
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Whos path do you follow?

by Anette Samuelsson Home Based Business, Home and Family, Kids and Teens
Do you follow your parent's path?  Have you been raised to go to school, get good degrees and a good job?  Which path do you teach your children to take? Do you raise them to go to school, get good degrees and a good job?  Are you on the right path, or should you be anywhere else?  What is a GOOD JOB? Is it to work much, have time in queues, be tired, miss your children's progress, first step, first word, first day in school? Is ...
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How will my child manage in University/College? 5 Essential nutrition and life skills for academic success.

by Kimberly Kipp Relationships, Health and Fitness, Self Improvement, Home and Family, Kids and Teens
You've done your parental homework, you've selected the best school, and a program with promise. Soon they will be off, into the culture of school away from home. The emotions and worry fly. Will they be organized, safe, and responsible? Basic life skills such as sleep, hygiene and feeding themselves now become a concern. You, as a parent, know that these basic life skills will be important to support other pressures that will unfold. Deadlines, organization, communication, social skills, and relationships.  Here ...
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A New Tradition, Homemade Pizza and Movie

by Naomi Zwaal Food and Drink, Home and Family, Kids and Teens
We have just started a new tradition in our house on a Saturday - we have pizza and a movie. Lucas has always loved pizza - particularly pepperoni pizza! Ordering take away pizza every week can be very expensive, even for just two people. So I decided that for this tradition we were not going to order our pizza but make our own - together. Lucas loves helping to make his own pizza and the recipe I use has no yeast in ...
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Freedom to Embrace Gratitude

by Louise Barry-Taylor Business, Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Relationships, Travel and Leisure, Health and Fitness, Recreation and Sports, Self Improvement, Communications, Kids and Teens, Pets
Is gratitude one of the latest and greatest buzzwords or is it real?  So much is said about gratitude, Opera Winfrey spoke about keeping a gratitude journal on her show for many years; according to Greater Good Magazine research has proven that gratitude improves our mental health; Conscious Lifestyle Magazine published an article titled "The Health Benefits of Gratitude - 6 Scientifically Proven Ways Being Grateful Rewires Your Brain + Body for Health".  These results came up for me on ...
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