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...

One of the fantastic things about living in the UK is that there are limitless opportunities to experience fantastic examples our shared heritage. This means that having a day out with the family based around visiting a historical site can take in an incredibly diverse range of places. So with so much to choose from, there really is something for all the family. Kids Of course keeping the kids occupied and making sure they are looking at something other than the screen of their favourite device can be something of a challenge. Something...

Almost all kids love dogs. If you’re thinking of getting a dog for your family, or already have one and would like to teach your child the responsibilities of owning a pet, then you should get your child involved with the day to day care of the dog. They can help out regardless of age – you’ll just need to alter certain things and supervise them. Here’s how you can get your child to help out: Image Author 2 Years – at this age your child should be getting used to your dog, however; you should always supervise the both...

For some reason, even in 2014, it can be a genuinely intimidating and sometimes terrifying experience for a lone female to walk into a car showroom with a view to purchasing a new car. Although being sexist is illegal in many countries around the world (it is a form of discrimination), the ugly truth is that this still happens even today. Many “old school” car dealers think that only men should buy cars and that women should be at home cooking and looking after the children. This kind of sexist and backwards attitude towards gender...

A watch is a must have accessory for any female; it can help to dress up an outfit that looks a little bland, make an outfit pop, make our wrists look pretty, and also help us to tell the time (for when our smartphone runs out of power that is). Watches still have a place in today’s modern society, so if you don’t have one you’re missing out. With so many watches out there, it can be difficult to choose just one watch – that’s where this guide comes in. Ladies, choose your next timepiece with ease by using this guide: Image...

Teaching your child to swim has a whole host of benefits, and can be a great bonding experience for the two of you. Not only will you be teaching your child a great skill that they’ll use for life, you’ll have loads of fun! Here’s how to teach them the tried and tested way: photo author: flickr Think Confidence, Then Skills You shouldn’t be in any rush to get your child to swim a length before teaching them water confidence. That’s not to say that your child couldn’t be a great swimmer, it’s just that pushing them too hard...

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