Author: a child grows

Winter Weather and Proper Dog Care

Having a dog is a rewarding experience, but when the snow starts to fly and the winter weather kicks in, you realize that there are just a few challenges that come with this companion you’ve brought into your home. Dog walking in snow isn’t quite as pleasurable as walking on a warm spring day, and when you’re trying to balance life with dogs and babies you add an additional challenge when winter gear is a must. Here are some tips for winter dog care that can make it just a little easier to manage your dog’s needs even in...

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New Indoor Play Ideas for Winter 2018

The freezing wind and all the colds going around are making everyone a bit tired of the same old cartoons and picture books. It’s time to get creative and come up with some new indoor activity ideas. Here are a few of ours. Playdough Animal Guessing Game For the little ones, it is what it sounds like. Guess what animal they made and see if they can guess yours. This is surprisingly hilarious. For the older ones and a few more people, it is a little like Pictionary. Write some animal names (guessable ones, not made up ones unless...

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Tips for Cooking with Your Kids–and Having Fun

It’s going to take awhile yet for the weather to warm up, and that means playing outside isn’t going to be an option much of the time. But that doesn’t mean you and the kids have to stay in feeling cooped up. Instead go stir crazy in a positive way by cooking with your kids. It’s not only a fun activity that will keep both you and your kids engaged, but it will also be imparting a valuable life skill that they’ll appreciate for all of their lives. Here are some tips for cooking with the littles. How to...

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Raising a Bilingual Child When You Are Not

Immersing your child in a second language, or raising your child to speak two languages, gives him or her a great advantage. But it can be a challenge is raising a bilingual kid when you are not actually bilingual. If you speak only one language, then you may need to take steps to improve your child’s ability to learn a second language at an early age that differ from bilingual parents. Try Learning the Language One way to help your child learn is by actually making the effort yourself. Children naturally try to copy their parents. If they see...

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How to Keep Your Radiator Safe for Kids and Looking Great at the Same Time

(Sponsored) Our friends at Fichman Furniture provide us with some great tips and ideas for protecting your kids from your hot radiator and looking pretty good at the same time. Read the article below. ___________________ They may seem a little old fashioned, however, radiators provide a consistent, comfortable and healthy warmth for your home. Without the blower fan found in common forced air systems, air retains more of its moisture which helps keep your sinuses and immune system in good shape. A lack of ducts also helps to reduce dust, which builds up in difficult to clean airways and...

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