Your child may think that they’re ready for a dog but, unless you’re willing to do all the work involved in raising them, that isn’t the case. Instead, you should start them off with something low maintenance, something that can teach them what it means to be responsible for them. Here are some tips on choosing a pet that is suitable for your child. Make sure they’re non-threatening Even … [Read more...] about Choosing Your Child’s First Pet
If there has been one constant that I have told my children over and over, it is that all I wish for them is to be confident in their abilities, that they have the power to do and be anything that they desire, and my only wish is that they have a happy and healthy life. Most parents want their children to boast a level of self-confidence. This doesn’t mean they have to be the center of … [Read more...] about Teaching Confidence in Children
Your to-do list never seems to end at the moment. As your kids get older their demands become stronger and you don’t know how to juggle everything that life is throwing at you. The laundry pile is growing and the fridge always seems to be empty. How do you get around this sort of dilemma? You want to be able to live your best life, but little ones can sometimes get in the way of that! You love … [Read more...] about Are You Afraid to Ask for Help Around the House?
Family pictures are a reminder that every family should have. Taking photos with your family does not have to be staged or fancy. Candid photos of your family together make great future references for when your children are grown. Family photos can be taken professionally or with smartphones. Children's esteem increases with family portraits since it shows the relationship between the child and … [Read more...] about Family Portraits Boost A Child’s Self Esteem
Every single parent envisions a bright and happy future for their child. It's all we want them to have: a life that is rich in experience and love. Ensuring that your children are looked after as they grow doesn't stop when they turn eighteen; it's your job as a parent to look after your children for as long as you are alive. The way you care for them at 35 would be very different from the way … [Read more...] about How to Secure Your Child’s Future
In the technologically immersed world that we live in today it is very difficult to stop children learning about and then using technology such as laptops, tablets and PCs simply because these pieces of tech can be accessed and used by them with ease. So, the job of protecting your children in the modern world in regards to this technology is not about hiding them from it, but it is about … [Read more...] about Childproof Your Technology
As a parent, there’s nothing you want more in this world than to see your children happy. Unfortunately, there will come a time when you will have to break bad news to them, or they haven’t had a good day at school. This is when emotion becomes family wide because it breaks your heart as a parent to see you children anything other than happy. Here’s how you can deal with some of the emotions … [Read more...] about How To Cope With Family-Wide Emotion As A Single Parent
Although you will undeniably see many Millennials with their faces stuck to the screen of their smartphones or iPads, they still a generation that grew up without touch screens; with the tactile feel of reading a book made from paper. As the Millennial generation ages and finds themselves with children of their own, there will surely be some concern that their digital native children are not in … [Read more...] about 4 Convivial Activities for Your Children
Alex and Ani jewelry is all about supporting charities and causes that make a difference in everyone's lives. If you have not visited their site lately, these are just a few of the great charities that you could be helping out with a purchase. To find out more just click the photo or the name of the item. Cupcake Charm Bangle | Race to Erase MS - $38.00 A rush of sugar can provide bliss and … [Read more...] about Support Charity by Shopping Alex and Ani
It’s easy for parents to think that their children are naturally safe in their home. After all, that’s the point of a house, isn’t it? It’s a haven away from the dangers of the world. But, your children could still be in danger even when they are confined within those four walls. When do you worry about your children the most? It’s probably either when they are out with friends or on their way to … [Read more...] about Are You Overlooking the Dangers Your Children Face At Home?
If you've had a chance to check out some of the different areas of Life in a House of Testosterone, you know that I'm passionate about a variety of causes and concerns around the world and how I can help with making a difference, especially those that relate to animals that have no voice, and children who cannot help themselves. #Relay4Kids is one of those causes that is dear to my heart, and I'll … [Read more...] about #Relay4Kids – Making a Difference and Helping Children in Crisis
As Americans, we believe that our children have a right to be born in a clean environment, to a good education, a good home to keep them warm, and a childhood free from troubles and worries. I know that when my children were born, the most important thing to me was to make sure that they were always fed, warm, and comfortable and had all of the comforts of home that I could give to them. … [Read more...] about No Longer a Slumdog: Bringing Hope to Children in Crisis