• 3 Tips for Parents Wanting to Organize a Kids Soccer Tournament
    All Sports Talk,  Kids,  Parenting,  Soccer

    3 Tips for Parents Wanting to Organize a Kids Soccer Tournament

    Research has shown that over 240 million people around the world play soccer on a regular basis and over 25 million children play soccer every year. It’s currently recommended that children and teenagers should participate in at least one hour of physical activity each day. Organizing a soccer tournament for children can be a brilliant way to get children and their parents interested and involved in the sport. However, there are a lot of things to think about when it comes to planning a tournament. Here are some of the things you should keep in mind when looking to host a soccer tournament for children: 1.      The Location In order…

  • 7 Things You Should Know After High School Graduation
    Kids,  Parenting

    7 Things You Should Know After High School Graduation

    As a parent of a high school graduate, this is probably the most critical phase of your child’s life. While some may be sure of what is next, a number of them want to enjoy freedom. That is where you come in as a parent to encourage and inspire them to be who they want to be. 1. The real-life talk The first thing is to make them feel that they are essential and they have crossed the adulthood line. Appreciate them by recognizing the milestones they have made over the years. Then introduce them into the new world they are about to step in. It’s essential to focus on…

  • 5 Indoor Activities to Keep Kids Busy This Summer
    Kids,  Parenting

    6 Indoor Activities to Keep Kids Busy This Summer

    School is officially finished for most part of the United States and this was a crazy one to say the least. For most of the second semester, kids were engaged in digital learning. With the government slowly opening things up I’m still skeptical in having my daughter in public. She’ll be in the 10th grade next year, so she spends most of her time on the phone like every other teenager. If you have younger kids, you may face a dilemma to keep them from driving you crazy. If you’re stuck in the house most of, if not all summer you will need to keep them occupied. Of course, we…

  • Shaping the Future with Children’s’ Music
    Kids,  Music

    Shaping the Future with Children’s Music

    The sweet melody of musical notes filling the air as your little one plays in the background of the day, while you’re in the kitchen baking cookies for them to decorate. Now isn’t that a scene from the perfect movie. In our house, that image is a bit different. Yes I bake cookies and we all decorate them together, some being covered in icing more than others and handfuls of sprinkles that are flying everywhere, but the background music isn’t a sweet rosy-cheeked child tapping away on the piano. Certainly not. Think 2 kids, sat on the floor in the dining room with the array of pots turned over and…

  • Invisalign - How Much Should You Pay
    Family,  Kids,  Parenting

    Thinking About Using Invisalign – How Much Should You Pay

    In need of teeth straightening but no idea where to turn to? Invisalign is the answer. Why this brand has become so popular is no surprise. Since its invention back in the early 20th century, over 3 million people have gone through the procedure with astounding results of straight teeth. Just investing in this one-time personal enhancement can make a huge difference for the rest of your life. Patients have been seeing results in a matter of weeks, and telling all their friends about it too! It’s not even a complicated or uncomfortable procedure, but rather a matter of getting an initial consultation, a custom-made tray based on the results…

  • 4 Tips for Helping Your Child Pick a Hobby
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    4 Tips for Helping Your Child Pick a Hobby

    Hobbies are not only a lot of fun, but they are also instrumental to the social, physical, and mental wellbeing of your child. Many people go on to make a living based on their talents and hobbies, doing what they love. When it comes to hobbies, many kids have a wide range of different interests and as a result, they might struggle to figure out exactly which hobbies they would like to pursue. If this sounds like your child, you might want to consider stepping in and offering them some help. We’ve put together some tips to help you help your child choose a hobby that suits them. Talk to…

  • Five Reasons to Try Camping with Kids
    Adventure,  Camping,  Kids,  Outdoors

    Five Reasons to Try Camping with Kids

    It can be tough choosing a vacation for you and your family. There’s what the adults want – relaxation, peace and quiet – versus what the kids want, which is often entertainment, activities and fun. Not only that but going on holiday together is the perfect way to bond as a family and create memories that you will all treasure forever. For your next great escape, why not consider camping? Okay, okay, so this might not initially sound like a fun idea. And sure, if you’ve got super young kids, heating milk, changing diapers, cleaning up the spills will all be less than ideal in a tent environment. But, when…

  • 7 Adrenaline-Fueled Activities For Your Kids to Enjoy
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    7 Adrenaline-Fueled Activities For Your Kids to Enjoy

    When it comes to fun and exciting adrenaline-fueled activities, there are plenty of excellent choices available. Whether it’s go karting, axe throwing, rock climbing or even bungee jumping, there are lots of different choices to pick from. These can be wonderful group activities to enjoy with your friends, but most of the time, your family likely can’t get involved because these are usually strictly adult-oriented activities. Your kids are often left out of the fun and there doesn’t seem like there are many adrenaline-fueled activities for your kids to enjoy. But we think that it’s all a matter of perspective. Something that your kids might find to be heart-pumping fun…

  • Pearle Vision and OneSight Brings Vision Clinic To Atlanta
    Events,  Georgia,  Kids

    Pearle Vision and OneSight Brings Vision Clinic To Atlanta

    The national program ABSee, powered by Pearle Vision and OneSight, will bring high-quality eye care to children in need through an upcoming vision clinic at a school in Atlanta. Pearle Vision, one of the largest optical retailers in North America, and OneSight, a global vision care nonprofit, partnered earlier this month to form ABSee. The two organizations understand that access to quality eye care is critical to help children unlock their true potential and achieve their dreams. Volunteers from Atlanta-area Pearle Vision locations and OneSight will work together to provide eye exams and glasses to hundreds of students from Atlanta Heights Charter School. During a two-day vision care clinic, volunteers…

  • 4 Tips on How To Help Encourage Your Children Make Good Choices
    Kids,  Parenting

    4 Tips on How To Help Encourage Your Children Make Good Choices

    We all want our children to grow into the right role models and make good decisions about their life. There’s no way of having complete control when they’re adults, so it’s important to teach your children when they’re young and still learning about the world they’re growing up in. Here’s how to help encourage your children to make good choices in life. Make Health a Priority Health should be a priority, and you should want that to be so for your own life and everyone else in your household. We only live once, and so the choices we make throughout life from a health point of view can sometimes influence…

  • Toys For Non-Girly Girls
    Gift Ideas,  Kids,  Parenting

    Ready for Christmas? Check Out These Toys For Non-Girly Girls

    Ride on and pedal toys have long been a popular choice for children in the US. There is a whole host of different cars and other themed kid’s vehicles available in toys all over the country and off of the internet. Nevertheless, the problem is that a lot of these toys tend to be catered towards boys. However, little girls like to join in on the fun too! There don’t seem to be many ride-on toys that are suited to little girls. Of course, there are definitely one or two out there, but they are overshadowed by all of the big, bulky and sporty boy’s ride ons. But don’t fear,…

  • Musical Education & Self-Confidence: How Your Child Benefits
    Entertainment,  Family,  Kids,  Music

    Musical Education & Self-Confidence: How Your Child Benefits

    The one thing that all parents want for their children is for them to have confidence. A confident child is one who can take the world in their stride and make everything exciting. Confidence can make them feel like mini superheroes who can take on the world and make it their everything. One of the best ways to build up their confidence is to challenge them, and we do that mostly through their education. Children need to know there are boundaries to thrive within, and in an educational environment, they can show their skills and embrace their creativity. One of the many educational disciplines that lends itself to confidence-building is…

  • How to Entertain the Kids on a Long Car Journey
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    How to Entertain the Kids on a Long Car Journey

    Getting from A to B is much easier when you can drive but being in the car isn’t most kids’ idea of fun. The main problem is that kids can’t get up and burn off some energy when they’re in the car and entertainment is pretty thin on the ground. So, if you want to stay safe on the road without risking a call to a car accident lawyer, here are a few ways to entertain the kids on long journeys. Plug Into a Movie Gadgets don’t just make your car safer; they can also be used to entertain and keep your kids relatively quiet! Some cars come with screens…

  • 4 Gift Ideas Under-14's Are Going to Love for Their Birthdays
    Kids,  Parenting

    4 Gift Ideas Under-14’s Are Going to Love for Their Birthdays

    Approaching 14 is a difficult age for youngsters. It’s a sort of in-between phase where most teens have put their first years behind. But they are not quite comfortably teenagers. It makes it difficult to pick just the right birthday gift. Clothes are a problem because they are only developing their personal style. They are past the age of toys. And, they change their minds about music every day. So, it’s tough coming up with gifts they will love. Danielle Braff, writing in the Chicago Tribune notes, “Each teen is different, and you’re going to have to read his or her signs.” And, that includes choosing birthday gifts that respect…

  • 3 Great Ways to Get the Kids Active
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    3 Great Ways to Get the Kids Active

    When you have kids, you discover just how important it is to organize your time. It turns out that children take up a pretty sizeable chunk of your life and when you combine that with things like work and keeping the house clean, then it can be seriously difficult to make time for yourself. This goes double for trying to stay fit and healthy. It can be tough enough to motivate yourself to workout regularly, even when you don’t have to arrange your time around all the other things that you have going on in your life. But there is one solution that allows you to easily kill two birds…

  • Parent's Guide to Downsizing with Kids
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    Parent’s Guide to Downsizing with Kids

    Downsizing with children can seem like a dream to accomplish, but a nightmare to go through. How do you manage to get rid of excess stuff, find a new, smaller home, and keep the kids happy and secure through all these changes—all at the same time? Well, thankfully, it doesn’t have to be as hard as it sounds. Here are a few tips to keep in mind when you’re downsizing with kids. 1. Have a plan. Having a solid plan in place is absolutely necessary when you’re moving with children, let alone moving to a smaller place. How much space are you looking for? How will playing and sleeping arrangements…

  • 7 Ideas To Create The Ultimate Kid's Games Room
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    7 Ideas To Create The Ultimate Kid’s Games Room

    Want to create the ultimate game room for your kids? Look no further!   1. Use the Square Footage Wisely Make a wish list and then figure out what you’re going to do with the square footage. Unless you have a huge room the actual size of an arcade, it’s unlikely you’re going to be able to fit absolutely everything you want in there. Computer gaming, pool tables, board games, and even virtual reality are all options you can consider when creating this game’s room. If you decide to include a game’s table, remember you’re going to need around 3 feet of space around them at a minimum. If you…

  • Encouraging Extra-Curricular Activities For Your Kids
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    Encouraging Extra-Curricular Activities For Your Kids

    As kids grow, it’s important to give them the opportunities to find out what they might enjoy doing in life, both as a career and in their personal life. Encouraging extra-curricular activities is only going to help their chances of securing jobs and having a fulfilling life. So here are a few ways of encouraging these activities for your kids. Listen to Their Opinions Kids are clever, and so when they say they want to do something, chances are they do. Of course, there’s going to be things that are a passing phase, but they’re all important for the growth of their personality. So, start off by asking what sort…