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Updating Your Child’s Room on a Budget

Updating Your Child’s Room on a Budget

Posted on 20/08/2015 by Room to Grow
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The key to updating your child’s room on a budget is planning. Decide how much you have to spend and how long you want to take. If you child is younger, you may find it easiest to choose a time when your child is at camp, at grandma’s, or away for a school function and complete the task […]

What Times get Tough as a Parent

When Times Get Tough As A Parent

Posted on 17/08/2015 by Room to Grow
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Parenting is one of the most rewarding experiences an adult will ever have. However, as with anything in our lives with value, parenting is not all easy and fun. This article discusses some steps to take when times get tough as a parent. Seek Advice Ask other parents how they deal with tough parenting situations. Another option is to […]

Relaxation Day

Relaxation Day: Time for Busy Parents to Take a Time Out 

Posted on 15/08/2015 by Room to Grow
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Stress and rushing to get everything accomplished is part of a parent’s life. Working and parenting takes almost every waking moment of our lives. Relaxation Day on August 15 provides a time for busy parents to take a time out and spend the day in rest and relaxation. The goal of Relaxation Day is to […]

Celebrating Friendship Day: Why Childhood Friendships Stay with us Forever

Celebrating Friendship Day: Why Childhood Friendships Stay with us Forever 

Posted on 02/08/2015 by Room to Grow
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Friendship Day originated in 1919 as a marketing ploy by America’s Hallmark greeting card company. Other countries also established and celebrated a day to honour friendship at various times during the three decades between 1920 and 1950. However, celebrating Friendship Day did not really become popular until 1998 when Winnie the Pooh was named as […]

International Childfree Day: Enjoy a Day of Relaxation 

Posted on 01/08/2015 by Room to Grow
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International Childfree Day had its origin in the early 1970s when the National Organization for Non-Parents staged an event in which they named a male and female non-parent of the year. The winners paraded down 5th Avenue in New York City. It was not until forty years later that International Childfree Day was set up […]

How to Have a Relaxing Bedtime Routine with Children

How to Have a Relaxing Bedtime Routine with Children

Posted on 02/07/2015 by Room to Grow
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Unfortunately, many children sleep less than recommended. Children often develop sleep problems when they are very young. Since sleep is very important for a child’s health and growth, parents should start with a bedtime routine as soon as their child is able to sleep through the night. It is important to establish a relaxing bedtime […]

Navigating Social Media with School

Navigating Social Media with Children

Posted on 15/05/2015 by Room to Grow
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Many parents face the dilemma of helping their children navigate social media. Almost all young people use one of the top three social media sites – Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter. Avoiding their participation is not possible. Even if your child does not access social media at home, they will use their friends at school or […]

How to Revamp your Teenager's Bedroom

Teenage Bedroom Ideas: Revamping your Teenager’s Bedroom

Posted on 13/05/2015 by Room to Grow
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Redecorating your child’s room is always a bit of a challenge, and never more so then when they hit those teen years. Teenagers have very set ideas about who they are and what they like. Therefore, make sure you include your teenager as much as possible and reasonable as you revamp their bedroom. Set aside […]

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Learning How to Tell the Time

Posted on 10/04/2015 by Anne Davies
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Sometime around the age of five, your child will begin to show signs they are ready learn to tell time. They may ask when lunch or a favourite television show is, or how long they have to nap. This indicates they are aware of time and they are ready to learn the concept of time. […]

Creating a Good Homework Space

Creating a Good Homework Space

Posted on 04/04/2015 by Zee
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As soon as your child starts school, you need to set up a place for academic work. Even your preschooler needs a place to colour and do crafts. The earlier you create an area specifically designed for studying, the sooner you can establish responsible “homework” habits. No matter what grade you child is in, creating […]

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Reading With Your Children

Posted on 02/04/2015 by Zee
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According to researchers, you can help your children become more successful readers by reading out loud to them from birth through their teen years and even when they are young adults. In addition, it is an inexpensive way to spend quality time with your child, having fun while building a relationship. This article will explain […]

Childrens Toothpaste

Things to Consider When Buying Children’s Toothpaste

Posted on 25/02/2015 by Zee
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As parents, we want to keep our children healthy and safe. We monitor the TV shows they watch, avoid unhealthy snake foods, and make sure our kids get plenty of fruits and veggies. Unfortunately, we sometimes forget to pay attention to some everyday choices as we assume they are safe. However, we must be diligent […]

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