DIY: Destination Wedding Photo Booth

DIY: Destination Wedding Photo Booth

A photo booth is a great way to have fun and create lasting memories, without the heavy price tag that comes with most wedding venue projects. There's only so much a hired photographer can do, and a photo booth can cost next-to-nothing, if you play your cards right. You can […]

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Unlocking Your Family's Past: Finding a Lost Relative

Unlocking Your Family's Past: Finding a Lost Relative

Finding a long lost relative that magically transforms your life is an idea that many fantasies are built upon. In the novel The Princess Diaries and its subsequent film adaptation, a teenage American girl discovers that she's in fact the heir to the throne of a picturesque European kingdom. In […]

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Do You Know How to Give the Perfect Gift?

Do You Know How to Give the Perfect Gift?

Do you often find yourself buying your own gifts because you weren't satisfied with the ones your friends gave you? When you think about it, it actually makes perfect sense. You know what you like. You know that you will be satisfied with what you buy for yourself. Why, then, […]

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How to Be Good Guests (With Kids!)

How to Be Good Guests (With Kids!)

As many traveling parents know, one of the easiest ways to save money on travel is to cut the costs of room and board. With hotel rooms running at $150 or more per night, and family meals for three or four people equaling nearly that much, many single parents seek […]

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Signs that your Teen May Be at Risk for Starting Smoking

Signs that your Teen May Be at Risk for Starting Smoking

Even though according to government statistics the numbers are down for teens beginning to smoke, there are still thousands of teens that start smoking every year. Teens are clever and are able to hide things, like smoking, from their parents until it's too late. However, if parents keep a keen […]

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Surprising Myths about Adoption

Surprising Myths about Adoption

There are many myths about both the fostering and adoption process that preclude families from getting involved. With more than 400,000 children in the foster care system, it's important to debunk these myths so that more people are ready to open their hearts and homes to children desperately seeking a […]

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Crucial Steps To Securing Your Online Dating Privacy

Crucial Steps To Securing Your Online Dating Privacy

Online dating is extremely popular among singles looking for love, but these sites have also been known to attract another less admirable bunch—cyber criminals. That's right, as if crooks weren't a big enough threat already, now you have to worry about them infiltrating your love life too. Yeah, it sucks, […]

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Helping Your Child Develop into an Independent Adult

Helping Your Child Develop into an Independent Adult

With all the unique challenges and extremely high stakes, parenting is one of the most delicate and important balancing acts that you'll ever have to deal with. On one hand, you are fully aware of the dangers waiting out there in the world, but on the other, you understand that […]

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For Better or For Worse: Till Divorce Do Us Part?

For Better or For Worse: Till Divorce Do Us Part?

This year, I have been to six weddings and I am already booked for two more come next year. No doubt, the numbers of friends or relatives getting married are going to double year after year. The boom in christenings is sure to follow. Although I believe weddings are happy […]

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Princely Parenting: How the Birth of Prince George has Inspired a Breastfeeding Revival

Princely Parenting: How the Birth of Prince George has Inspired a Breastfeeding Revival

There's no doubt that Royal Baby Fever is still high in the UK. From the birth to the Christening, Prince George continues to be a much discussed topic of conversation in anything from women's magazines to broadsheets. Sales of Prince George memorabilia are still high, and Britax UK are even […]

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Tips for Creating the Perfect Child’s Bedroom

Tips for Creating the Perfect Child’s Bedroom

Every kid is unique, individual, and different and so also are their preferences. If you are like most parents, you automatically want to go pink for a girl and blue for a boy, but unfortunately, 5 times out of 10, you would be dead wrong. So here are some ideas for […]

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Ways To Build Your Child’s Emotional Intelligence

Ways To Build Your Child’s Emotional Intelligence

Emotional intelligence seems to have its presence everywhere. Every scholar, business guru, or educators believe: The most important thing people need in today’s world is emotional awareness, sensitivity and street smarts. The buzz around emotional intelligence has grown phenomenally. The next question that comes to my mind is what is […]

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