Some people think that a christening is simply to introduce their child into the Christian community, but this isn’t always the case. Sometimes it’s just nice to get the whole family and your friends together to celebrate your baby. Although some clergies will be a little strict when it comes to having a christening, many of them are laid back. Some might expect you to attend church twice a year at the holidays, others might not mind so much. If you’ve decided to christen your child, then you need to start planning the service. A...

Do you long to be the next big children’s author? Perhaps you admire Roald Dahl, Jacqueline Wilson, and J.K Rowling and want to write books like them? With this advice, you can! You’ll need to be equipped with a great imagination, creativity, and the ability to think like a child – but if you can do that, you’re half way there! Here’s how to write engaging stories for children: Photo Author Brainstorm Your Ideas Brainstorm any ideas you have for your story. Remember, the great thing about writing children’s stories is...

The Easy Way to Throw the Ultimate Kids’ Party Does the idea of throwing a kids’ party fill you with dread? Do you envision a group of demanding children, running around, screaming and throwing mini sausage rolls at your head? Well, worry no more, just follow our three simple steps, and you can guarantee that your party will be the ultimate success. 1. Choose a Theme The fantastic thing about kids is they have great imaginations, and it doesn’t take a lot to get those imaginations fired up. It’s always good to opt for a theme that...

If you’re travelling to Barcelona, you’re probably very excited and eager to have a fantastic time. If you’re short on time, then you probably want to make the most of this trip and get a real feel for the place, so although this can be a challenge, we’ve put together some ‘musts’ for you in this post. Try them and have an unrivalled experience in this brilliant place! Image Author Explore Barcelona on Foot Barcelona is a big city, but that doesn’t mean you can’t explore it on foot. Stay away from public transport for...

There is no doubt in anyone’s mind that after a long day at work coming home and looking after your children can be an exhausting amount of work. This is why your own private time after the children of gone to bed is incredibly important and should be taken full advantage of. Whether you’re looking to watch films or play games like Candy Crush or online casino games, it’s worth making the most of your quiet time. There are many things that you can do however most people just find themselves sitting in front of the TV not enjoying...

Dogs make amazing pets for families. They can teach children a lot about responsibility and love. What is more, they are perfect companions for children, who often state that their dog is their best friend. If you are looking at adding a furry friend to your existing family dynamic, then there are some things that you need to know before you embark on a life of puppy-dom: Source: Elias Gayles Small Breeds are Better for Families When it comes to small breeds of dog, there seems to be a lot of divided opinions. Of course, you should choose...

Coming up with original interior design ideas for kids’ bedrooms can be something of a challenge. Yes, of course there are all the usual suspects like Paddington Bear, Cinderella, dinosaurs and fairies, but what if the children in question have a little more edge to them? What if they demand a bedroom theme with a bit more kapow! thwack! or biff! than Paddington or Cinderella can provide? Never fear, help is on the horizon in the form of comic characters with attitude. When it comes to superheroes that deliver, then the likes of...

There are some people who think that comic books are bad for kids. They think that the gender roles depicted in them are too conventional and that the muscular men and large breasted women set unrealistic beauty standards that negatively impact the self esteem of the kids that enjoy comics. I suspect that these type of people never even read comics! Some comics are progressive in outlook. Obviously Alan Moore, author of Watchmen, who is an anarchist, generally prefers to promote left wing attitudes to gender and sexuality. Stan lee, owner...

Source If your kids have come home, announcing that they’ve been invited to a fancy dress party, you’re probably sitting there, thinking how much this is going to set you back. Many parents often struggle with fancy dress parties, since they don’t know where to begin. However, there’s no need to worry, as there are in fact ways in which you can give your kids the fancy dress outfit they deserve, without forking out a ton of cash. Find Out What They Need to Wear The basis of all your decisions, you must first decide...

It is in the nature of parenthood to wish only the best things for your children. It is, also, a natural tendency, according to the evolution,  that adults attempt to teach new generations everything they know and to expect from them to be better, smarter, faster, happier. But, is that always the best thing to do and wouldn’t it be better if we left our children alone, to find their own way? There are many scientific researches that have shown how dangerous can it be to put children under pressure expecting only the best of them. Their...

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