Am I Hurting My Child By Staying Home?

It's something many stay at home moms fear, that they are hurting their child socially by not putting them in daycare or doing a million activities with them from the time they are born. But it's not something you need to worry too much about, so long as your children do get some social time. Infants, of course, don't really play with each other, so that early in the game there is little to worry about. But as they grow into toddlers, they definitely need to be around other children, even if ...


Home Furniture Safety Tips to Help Protect Your Family From

Thousands of People are treated annually for injuries associated with furniture. The majority of these injuries and deaths are to children. Here are tips you may use to make your household environment safer for yourself and your family. 1. Falls are a leading cause of injuries and deaths in the home. To lessen the likelihood of falls, eliminate clutter, be sure rugs have slip-resistant pads, keep electrical cords out of walkways and clean up spills immediately. 2. Position or Place furniture in ...


Baby's First Days At Home

The first few days home from the hospital are just as important to you as they are to your baby. As new parents you will have gone through an exciting birth that will have left you breathless and exhilarated. As a new mother you will be emotionally and physically exhausted. As a new father you will be overwhelmed by your new responsibilities. The first days at home are a time to take a deep breath, sit back and relax, and take some time just for you. During your first days at home it may be ...


Easy Marketing for Home Childcare Providers

Setting up a quality childcare is only part of what's needed to have a successful program. You also need to let parents know about your business. Since most home-based childcare providers do not have a lot of money to spend on advertising, a little creativity can help you reach parents who are looking for care. Networking is a strong tool. Make sure that everybody you know knows that you provide childcare. That way, if they hear of a parent looking for care, they can refer that parent to you. ...


Housewarming Party Ideas For the New Home Owner

A housewarming party is a great idea to welcome new neighbors as well as show off your new digs to friends and family. There no need to wait until all the boxes are put away-everyone understands how busy moving is. I think informal is the way to go for housewarming parties. Save the formal black tie events until you're more settled in! Throw an "under construction" theme complete with yellow hard hats and yellow caution tape. Give out inflatable hammers and goggles as party favors and ...


Making the Nursing Home Choice

While placing a loved one in a nursing home is a difficult decision, there may come a time when it is the right one. It will help if you do your homework and trust your instincts. According to the Department of Health and Human Services, the nation's nursing homes provide care to over 1.5 million people. Over 90% of these residents are over age 65. Most of the residents are frail and require round-the-clock supervision due to dementia. Things You Need to Know A nursing home is a residence ...


E.T. Phone Home

Last week I felt like the mother in the commercial, where her son shows her a good report card, and she starts to cry. My son is growing up. He pulled up his grades. I wish he could do the same for his pants, but one thing at a time. We visited a college campus this past weekend. He was happy to find out the school was seventy percent female and he liked the food. I was happy thinking I'll have less laundry and that he was finally happy about going to school, any school. School was never easy ...


Why Can't we Afford a Home?

You cannot afford a home because you are not permitted to earn enough money. If for example you cannot afford to get to work, the work cannot be done. To get better pay, you might need that job in Exeter. But you and your family live in Redruth. To sell up and move to Exeter, would cost you so much money, that it would be impossible. A house in Exeter, as good as yours in Redruth, will cost you so much more, that the higher pay would make you poorer than ever. You live at a time in which the ...


Home Remedies for the Common Cold

During the long winter months it is not unusual to catch the common cold. This can be cause by exposing yourself to the cold weather or someone sick; it is usually a person with the flu themselves. Although, most of us are familiar with the flu and expect it to wear out within a couple of days, it can still cause a great amount of distress. But, you do not have to worry since there are many home remedies that can help you get rid and relieve the symptoms of the common cold. * Take vitamin c ...


Seven Common Questions About Home Weather Stations (And Their

Have you ever started a conversation with a comment about the weather? Has an unexpected weather change created havoc in your garden, pond or aviary, or even damaged your home? Have you ever noticed that the weather you experienced during your day was different to that reported by your nearest official weather station? Have you ever left home wearing clothing that was too warm or cool for the day's weather? Or would you just like to know a little more about your local weather than you can ...