7 Foods to Increase Brain Power for Students

Lifestyle, Parenting
7 Foods to Increase Brain Power for students Being a student is never easy. College years are full of challenges, hard exams, extremely busy schedule and so much more. Students need all the help they can get to survive this period in life. To stay healthy though is the number...

Securing a Strong Future for Your First Child

Parenting, Lifestyle
Are you ready to have your first child? This is an exciting time in your life, but also one filled with tough decisions. It's fun to think about your child's future, but you also have to think about how you'll secure their financial stability, how they can be prepared for...

5 Ways International Students can Improve their Conversational Skills

Parenting, DIY & Tips, Lifestyle
Communication skills are an important survival tool for every animal. The mechanism of communication used by the human is extremely rich, with the use of meaningful words to exchange ideas and feelings. The evolution of society based on unique social norms, cultures, and traditions led to the creation of different...

4 Boring Tasks and How to Get Your Kids to Do Them

Parenting, Lifestyle, DIY & Tips
Photo by Victoria Borodinova from Pexels There are a number of tasks you need to get your kids to do each day, and as a parent, it can be hard to motivate them. While mild threats and rewards work to a certain extent, it’s better to get your kids into...

“Mooooooom!!! I’m BOOOOOOORED!” Keeping The Kids Occupied When You Just Need Five Minutes To Yourself

Parenting
Source - CC0 Licence We all feel your pain! Being a busy mama means stretching yourself beyond your capabilities and sometimes you need five minutes to decompress. But when there are children running around asking 1001 questions, sometimes we need to give them something that's the equivalent of a dog...

Preparing for Pregnancy After 40

Parenting, Lifestyle
There are plenty of rumours out there about the risks of pregnancy after a certain age, but the truth is that it’s still entirely possible for a healthy woman aged 40 or older to give birth a healthy baby. While every experience of pregnancy is as unique as the mother’s...

6 Ways to Make Cooking For You Family More Sustainable

DIY & Tips, Lifestyle, Parenting
If you like to cook, then you know how rewarding cooking for your entire family can be. It’s great to see their full, smiling faces once you place delicious plates on the table.  But cooking comes with a responsibility to be environmentally conscious.  It is always important to be aware...

Give Toys & Free Family Yoga All To Benefit Lurie Children's and Northwestern Hospitals This Decemeber

Lifestyle, Parenting
I'm thrilled to share two FREE festive ways to workout at CrossTown Fitness this December. Family Yoga Classes with Buddha Bella Kids + Toy Drive (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); CTF has teamed up with the popular Buddha Belly Kids Yoga to host three Family Yoga Classes which are FREE...

4 Ways To Support Your Child's Sporting Dreams

Parenting, Lifestyle
Many children dream of a future playing sports - perhaps your child wants to become a professional soccer player for their favorite team or play for the NFL. It is important to support your child’s dreams, while at the same time managing expectations and helping them to plan for a...

Babies Actually Don't Need All This Stuff

Parenting
Expecting a baby? Then your baby's needs are definitely topmost on your list of purchases. You've probably out a list of all the stuff that you think you would need and it is most definitely running into a few thousands. Well, one basic mistake that most mothers make - especially...

How to Prepare Your Child for School

Parenting, DIY & Tips
The idea of your child’s first day of school is an emotional and nervous one for any parent; but that’s nothing compared to how your child must be feeling. Preparing your child for school is about helping them to build their confidence at the same time as building your own;...

Foods Not To Eat While Pregnant and Why?

Parenting, Lifestyle
A healthy nutrition is important part of life. A good diet is crucial especially when one is expecting a baby. A pregnant woman who is fed well will keep her baby in a perfect healthy condition. The child will be in a position to have an excellent growth and development...

5 Life Saving Baby Products Parents Can’t Live Without!

Parenting, DIY & Tips
Want to ensure proper safety and well-being of your baby? In fact, every parent wants to be sure that their babies are safe and growing with sound health. And some baby products can keep you ahead here.  Not only that, some baby products are so important that you can consider...

For the Busy Mama: Your Guide to Preparing Quick and Easy Meals

Parenting, Lifestyle
Once upon a time, there was a day and time when a “woman’s place” was in the home, taking care of the children and having dinner ready for her husband by the time he got home from work. Things were so much simpler then, right? Yes, they were… but then,...

How to Check Body Temperature without Thermometer

Parenting
Thank goodness, there are thermometers that become in handy whenever you feel hot or like having a fever.  But then, times come when you don’t have this device to get your temperature. For this reason, you want to learn how to check body temperature without thermometer. There are ways you...

Why It’s Essential For Your Kids To Spend Time Outdoors

Parenting, Lifestyle
Image by alteredego from Pixabay  Hopefully your kids have been spending plenty of time outdoors this summer and have really enjoyed the benefits of the excellent weather, however if you haven't encouraged it and now that winter is setting in you know they're going to spend even more time indoors...

How To Prepare Yourself For Motherhood

Parenting, DIY & Tips
Motherhood can be daunting, no matter how many children you have because each one provides you with a different experience. However, whether you're a new mum or not, there's plenty available online and through others that you can use to ease off the pressure a little. Here are some tips...

Sports Nutrition For Kids

Parenting, Lifestyle
If your child is passionate about a particular sport, it is only natural for you as the parent to want them to be the best they can be at it. Many parents even dream of watching their little angels go the distance and reach the highest possible point they can...

4 Ways Your Kids Can Eat Healthy When You Can’t Cook

Parenting, Lifestyle
If you are concerned that mediocre cooking skills will affect your child’s health in the future, there are many cooking hacks that you can use to ensure that your children eat well, even if you are no Gordon Ramsey. This article will explain some of the top ways that you...

What Every Young Mom Needs To Know About Building Wealth

Lifestyle, Parenting
Building wealth is a topic that most women think about especially once they start to build their families. But the key question is, "How??"From the time we enter the workforce as teenagers, we are conditioned to contribute to 401k's and social security for retirement. But are those real assets to...