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 touch with the real world. While it may not be healthy to shelter your children too much, you can always try and lead them towards activities that allow … [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 harmony on the most challenging of days. A sweet sign of indulgence, the cupcake symbolizes the importance of a pick-me-up, whether grand or small. Life … [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 or from school. When they’re with you at home, you think they’re safe. But you’d be surprised by the threats your children could face in the comfort … [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 tell you why. What is #Relay4Kids About? Child advocates from around the globe have teamed up to raise awareness (and funds) for children in … [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. Unfortunately, that is not the case for many children in other countries. Take a Trip with Me to India I want to take you on a trip to India with me. … [Read more...] about No Longer a Slumdog: Bringing Hope to Children in Crisis
Congress has introduced a new bill known as the Child Welfare Provider Inclusion Act, which would allow for adoption discrimination across the country under the guise of religious freedom. I am a Christian, but I am also a firm believer that every human has the right to happiness, love, and family regardless of their race, nationality, sexual orientation, gender, whatever. People are People - end of discussion. When I see an injustice underway, I add my voice along with others to bring about a change in our society. Senator Mike … [Read more...] about Vote NO to the Child Welfare Provider Inclusion Act
Some vision problems are a direct result of genetics, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t even try to promote eye health in your kids. Here are some ways you can help your children’s vision develop as normal as possible. 1. Limit Screen Time Spending too much time in front of a screen may lead to eye strain. Eyes benefit from focusing on objects at different depths. When you stare at a screen, they only focus on one up-close object for an extended period. Computers aren’t the only culprit—so are tablets, smartphones, televisions, and any … [Read more...] about Cultivating Perfect Vision for Your Children: 6 Tips to Ensure Proper Development
Though we won't stoop to hyperbolic scaremongering here, it cannot be denied that our nation’s children are nowhere near as active as they used to be. You could put this down to the rise in home entertainment (video games in particular) and the ever-growing paranoia of parents who have been told by the media to never let their children out of their site, but the sad truth is that we're just not encouraging our children enough to enjoy physically active lives. Years ago, children would return from school, change out of the … [Read more...] about Keeping the Next Generation Active – The Best Outdoor Sports and Activities for Your Kids