Why Teaching Social Skills To Young Children Is Important

Good Social Skills

What Exactly Are Social Skills? These are the skills that are necessary in order to develop positive relationships with others, learn to work well with others, and to build self confidence. Everyone needs to feel, at some level, the acceptance of their peers – that is, a sense of belonging. This is achieved during the […]

Top 10 Dollhouses For Toddler Girls (Age 2 to 6 Years Old)

Dollhouse Play

Here’s a selection of 10 high-quality dollhouses with developmental benefits that will appeal to toddlers and withstand a lifetime of play. Dollhouses are timeless and full of activity. How many hours did we spend engrossed in our own dollhouses growing up? Of course these classic toys still endure today with our own kids, and this […]

Books To Help Develop Toddlers’ Speech And Language Skills

Speech And Language Development

A list of good books that will help promote reading as well as encourage speech and language development for the young toddler or preschooler. Read-Aloud Titles Babies learn to understand language by listening to the voices around them. Singing to babies and toddlers and encouraging them to sing along as they are able develops language. […]

Walking 10,000 Steps A Day – Making It Work!


There is no avoiding the fact that regular exercise is the key to maintaining our weight and improving our health. Still, like most average people, we are stumped at where to begin and how to fit a regular workout into our already crammed schedule and our already stretched-too-thin budget. To lose weight and nurture a […]

Top Breastfeeding Books For First Time Moms

Preparing To Breastfeed

So you’ve decided to breastfeed your baby – what a wonderful choice! While you know it’s best for your baby, you may have questions or concerns. How can you learn more? Where will you turn when you have problems along the way? Even though it’s the natural next step after birth, breastfeeding can be difficult, […]

Addressing Low Self Esteem In Little Kids

Low Self Esteem

Low self-esteem among teens can lead to a host of problems as they mature. Research suggests that adolescents with low self-esteem are at increased risk of growing up and exhibiting poor health and criminal behavior, and they live with decreased economic prospects. Low self esteem can start at an early age and grow over time. […]

Natural Labor Induction: Ways To Induce Labor Naturally

Labor Delivery

If you’re in your last month of pregnancy, labor may be at the forefront of your thoughts. You are wondering when it will start, how long it will be, if you’ll be able to handle the pain. Plus you’re not feeling so comfortable anymore – your back hurts, your abdomen feels stretched beyond anything you’d […]

21 Ways To Stretch Your Money For More Grocery


Get more groceries, spend less money, eat well. Today, we’re taking a look at over twenty can-do ways for saving on your grocery bill. Markdowns Seek out day-old baked goods: At many grocery store bakeries, day old baked goods are marked down 50% or more. If you are going to re-cook breads, such as by […]

What To Look For When Buying Your First Infant Car Seat

Buying Infant Car Seat

These days we have so many options when it comes to baby gears, and car seats are no exception. A baby car seat is a modern necessity and most hospitals in the United States won’t let you check out unless you demonstrate that your newborn fits properly in their car seat. Some hospitals even have […]