To Discipline or Not to Discipline: That is the Question

You’ve read it in parenting magazines or books, you’ve heard it on talk shows, your friends have discussed the topic on the field of your kids’ soccer games and you’re no stranger to fretting over this hot-topic behavior yourself…disciplining children. It seems that discipline has individuals worrying over their quality as a parent based on their method and the frequency of their need to discipline their children. The number of times you have to discipline your child is no measure of how Read more [...]

5 Best Daytrips From Florence

Florence, the birthplace of the Renaissance, is famous for its art, culture and history. As one of the wealthiest European cities of the Middle Ages, Florence was a financial and mercantile centre and the birthplace of much of Italy’s most renowned works of art, like Michelangelo’s David. Florence’s city centre is an UNESCO World Heritage Site that draws in millions of holidaymakers each year. But there’s more to the Tuscan region than this stunning city. When you stay in a Florence Read more [...]

New York’s Best Skateparks

Regardless of whether or not you skateboard, taking in an afternoon at an American skatepark is something that should be on every U.S.A.-venturing tourist’s itinerary. This advice is especially true of the Big Apple, where skateboarding — the act, process and culture — is not just an athletic undertaking but is something of an art form. http://www.123rf.com/photo_22452961_skateboard-sticker-was-placed-under-the-walk-now-man.html   Because Read more [...]

Distinct and Delicious Puerto Rican Cuisine

Puerto Rico is a storied island with a wealth of culture and history pumping through its cities’ streets and inhabitants’ veins. Nowhere is this more evident than in Puerto Rican cuisine. Crafted over time in island kitchens by Spanish colonists utilizing native Caribbean foods and cooking methods, Puerto Rican flavors reflect a history that is as much about the land as it is about the people. Called “cocina criolla” by the locals, most savory Puerto Rican dishes start with sofrito Read more [...]

Best Care Giving tips For Your Family

Having expensive homes, cars, and gadgets can mean having an improved and better family life. However, some people find greater fulfilment and satisfaction from the quality of their family life than from the quantity of the things that they own. They believe that buying more things means less time to enjoy life with their loved ones. Nevertheless, there are many ways on how to take care of your family best and improve their life while securing their financial future, bringing yourself a lasting fulfilment. • Read more [...]

How Children of Veterans Can Succeed

Military dependents often face academic challenges due to their upbringing as children of service members. The frequent relocation of military children often leads to anxiety, cognitive disabilities, and exclusion from extracurricular activities. This makes continuing on to higher education a challenging endeavor for many military dependents. Fortunately, there are ways children of veterans can overcome these obstacles and go on to have fulfilling academic careers. Military dependents can succeed Read more [...]

Beat the Christmas Bloat this Year

It's fair to say that the average person is more bloated at Christmas than at other times of the year. You don't hear many people complaining to their private doctor london of Easter bloat! It's obvious that all the alcohol, sugary drinks, sugary foods and rich fatty foods we overindulge in are part of the problem. According to Addaction (2013), our alcohol consumption increases by 40% in December, with British people consuming greater than 600 million units of alcohol during December! Our eating Read more [...]

Can you Enjoy the Luxuries You’re Used to in Student Accommodation?

It’s that time to start sending out your applications to the various universities you want to apply for. This is a great time of excitement but also trepidation. Waiting for replies and working hard to achieve enough points can be very stressful, but it’s not worth letting it get you down. Put the hours into your study and you should be able to reach your goals. You may also be worried about where you’re going to live and if you’re able to afford those home comforts and necessities you’re Read more [...]

Water Babies: Getting Your Kids Swimming

No one wants their child to be the one who’s too scared to get into the water during school swimming lessons. Give your little one a head start by getting them comfortable in the water and teaching them basic skills. The benefits of doing this yourself rather than paying for lessons are that you can offer one-to-one teaching and visiting the swimming pool together is a great bonding exercise for you and your child. Another bonus is that the whole family can enjoy these trips. Don’t Rush Patience Read more [...]
Active Childhood

Why Should You Encourage Your Child To Have An Active Childhood?

With the holidays coming up and the media always prompting parents to do more to combat the growing epidemic of childhood obesity, we explore how parents everywhere can help their children get the physical exercise they need, whatever their age. And there’s even an opportunity to be a bit of a big kid yourself! The Benefits of an Active Childhood As you will have experienced yourself, regular physical exercise certainly has its plus points and encouraging activity for just an hour or so a Read more [...]