How much water for the baby?

While drinking more water is a good idea for everyone, especially during hot summer months, it can be harmful to babies 6 months and younger. According to a study in Physician Reviews, a 1997 survey of new mothers found that nearly 25 percent give their babies water in at least 3 times a week during the first month of life. […]

Tips and strategies for reading aloud

Using reading-aloud tips and strategies, educators should model enthusiasm for books and reading. Both educators, and ultimately parents, play an important role in ensuring that your preschoolers participate during read-aloud time. Tips on how to read aloud Think about your speaking style. If you know you speak fast, for example, make an effort to slow down when you read. Conversely, […]

End of the year party for one

Being alone on New Years Eve doesn’t have to be so bad. In fact, it can be a wonderful thing. New Years Eve can be the perfect opportunity to renew and prepare for the coming year. Here are some party package ideas for one: Deciding to approach it as an evening of self-care. – Make it a ritual to let […]

Throw a paintball party!

Paintball equipment makes a great birthday gift for different ages, but especially for a 14 year old. If you want your exciting gift to have an even bigger impact, give it to him at a paintball-themed birthday party that includes a game where he can use it. Playing the donkey story in Chuck E Cheese loses its cool factor after […]

3 low-carb versions of pasta dishes worth trying

Pasta is one of the best comfort foods around. However, even one serving can mean a lot of carbohydrates, which is not ideal for those trying to eat healthy or lose weight. But don’t worry, you can substitute ingredients to create a healthy, low-carb version of your favorite pasta dish without compromising taste and flavor. Healthy Eggplant Lasagna What do […]

The origin of Easter traditions

As we shop for happy chocolate Easter bunnies, color and hide eggs, and fill our Easter baskets, many people are unsure of the origins of these Easter traditions. Whether you celebrate Easter as a religious holiday or the advent of spring, or a combination of both, it can be fun to understand the origins and meanings behind these traditions, where […]

How Mobile Interaction Can Be Used to Reshape the Hospitality Industry

Smartphones dominate our attention throughout the day. They have come to change the very nature of how we interact with the world around us, including the way we do business. With regard to the travel and hospitality space, mobiles have drastically remodeled their operation, also in favor of the consumer. And, with rising expectations regarding mobile interactivity, consumers have become […]

Pros and cons of late potty training

Potty training is one of the important milestones in a toddler’s life, and ours as well. It takes a long time for a child to be well trained and requires a lot of patience and creativity on our part to help them stay motivated to use the seat and stop getting wet. The ideal age to start training is 2 […]