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Don’t Wake the Baby! Why You Should Be Letting Your Kids Sleep Longer

Sleep Turbo-Charges the Brain As the mother of four children I have lived through sleepless nights, toddlers who no longer nap – those precious moments when I could use the bathroom and open the mail without a “helper”, and now – teenagers whose circadian rhythms tell them to live like vampires. Sleep – the constant [...]

7 Reasons Why You Should Not Be a Work-at-Home-Mom

The Life of WAHMs Uncovered After more years than I can count, I think I finally consider myself to be a bonified work-at-home mom. And I love it. But that doesn’t mean that this gig is for everyone, or that there aren’t days when I consider what a “normal” life might look like if I [...]

Should My Child Skip a Grade?

The Pros and Cons of Accelerated Learning I remember sitting in the front of the class and working my own way through the math lessons. I was bored, felt insecure to be so different, and really just wanted to be normal because by 6th grade I had learned that normal meant that kids should be [...]

Hugging Bans Should Be Banned

Be careful – your kids might be involved with …..extreme hugging! This is the dangerous and inappropriate behavior that school officials claim has no place in academic settings where hundreds of children are gathered together, for up to 8 hours a day. They are trying to keep their students safe during the school day, and [...]

Should Girls Play Like Boys?

Gender Specific Toys and Their Effects on Kids A debate was reignited by LEGO a few months ago when they put out a new line of toys marketed for girls – pastels bricks, curvy LEGO people, and beauty salons. From those petitioning to end this type of negatively perceived stereotyping through toys, including parents who [...]

Should Kids Get Paid for Grades?

Call me old fashioned, but when I was a kid we went to school to learn. We didn’t get paid for grades, had to attend classes whether we liked them or not, and we just knew it – no bribery needed. As the education system in America has struggled to provide students with first class [...]

Why You Should Buy A Hammock Chair?

A Hammock Chair is a 100% hand-woven product. Each hammock is unique because it is art carefully crafted by the weaver. Hammock swings have been used as early as 3,000 years ago. To make a hammock is not easy. It requires skills, proper knowledge, and the right materials to create an artist swinging chair. Today, [...]

Outdoor baby Swing Playsets – What Should You Look For?

Are you buying an outdoor baby swing playset? Care should be taken, whether you are purchasing for a baby or a toddler, so as to make sure that you choose the correct one based on the age of your children. In addition, you would want to buy play equipment that is intended for longterm use [...]

What Considerations Should You Make in Purchasing your Outdoor Baby swing

Outdoor baby swings are fully  functional toys that parents readily purchase for their babies. These Baby Swings  put many  babies to sleep especially when the babies start to feel irritable. There’s something about the gentle motion of the swing rocking back and forth  that babies love that  makes them start to fall asleep quickly. This [...]