Summer is on the horizon and soon it will be time to keep cool at the pool and the beach. You know to pack your bag with sunscreen, towels, snacks, beach toys, and perhaps a book to read. But what about sunglasses? You, and every member of your family, should don a pair of sunglasses when you head outdoors. Keeping Your Eyes Protected I wear sunglasses whenever I'm driving or outside, and now I make my children grab theirs too. Some experts say that because children tend to spend ... Continue Reading
Foster Grant provides tips for eyewear protection and the hot sunglasses styles for summer.
5 steps to guide you in protecting your child from divorce.
Divorces happen. Statistics report that almost 50% of marriages in America end in divorce. And many of those spouses have children ... children that can get lost in the shuffle and who suffer as much as, if not more than, their parents. Unfortunately, children who suffer during divorces can continue on a downward spiral into the future. They may indulge in unhealthy behaviors. They may seclude themselves from others and are often quiet and sad. Their performance in school may be poor. And ... Continue Reading
Benefit from your children’s persona in your online marketing without exploiting or embarrassing them.
Say you want to feature your child in a special image on your business’ social media presence, or as the “author” of your email newsletter. What’s the biggest concern? That you'll be lumped in with infamous stage parent nightmares such as Joe Jackson, Kate Gosselin, or Dina Lohan. The good news is, there are ways for your work-at-home business to derive a tangible benefit from your children’s persona in your online marketing without Toddlers & Tiaras exploitation. Follow these top ... Continue Reading
Sharing recipes and cooking with your children is just one way of creating memories and a rich heritage.
Do you have a recipe that has been passed down through the family? We do and I'd love to share it with you. My grandmother used to make this huge pot of Cheesy Spaghetti just about every time we visited. And of course I was so excited when I was able to help her make it. My mom started to cook the meal occasionally in our own house, and it quickly become a favorite in my family. I've continued to pass it on, and each of my girls has learned to make it, except the youngest and I am sure she ... Continue Reading
A few simple ways to keep your children involved in the political process.
Whether you realize it or not, your actions now can determine your child’s political motivations and participation in the future. There are a number of things you can do to foster an interest in the political world with your children now that will serve them well when they reach adulthood and tackle these issues on their own. Here are just a few ways to keep your children involved in the political process. Take Your Child To The Booth We lead by example and what better way to show the ... Continue Reading
Does your child sleepwalk? Follow these five easy steps to ensure they stay safe in the middle of the night.
It can be very unnerving for a parent to discover that their child sleepwalks. The first thing many parents do in this situation is try to figure out what sleepwalking is, what causes it, and what the dangers are. The good news is that sleepwalking is not as scary or unusual as it seems, and there are easy ways to ensure that a sleepwalking child remains safe. What is Sleepwalking? Somnambulism, otherwise known as sleepwalking, affects about fifteen percent of people at some point in their ... Continue Reading
Alicia is a typical five-year-old: she’ll start kindergarten in the fall, loves finger painting and dreams about visiting Disney World. She also has five credit cards in her name. Alicia is among the growing numbers of children victimized by identity theft, which is on the rise among children and has actually doubled in the past … [ Read full post ]
Alicia is a typical five-year-old: she’ll start kindergarten in the fall, loves finger painting and dreams about visiting Disney World. She also has five credit cards in her name. Alicia is among the growing numbers of children victimized by identity theft, which is on the rise among children and has actually doubled in the past year for those under the age of five, according to a recent child identity theft report. For would-be identity thieves, children are ideal victims. They are a ... Continue Reading