Getting your kids to school, though trying at times, seems to work within your work schedule. You either drop them off on your way to work or see them off on a school bus and continue getting yourself ready for the day ahead. For many parents, however, the difficulty comes in finding a way to make sure that their children are cared for and safe after school. If you have a traditional working schedule of 9 to 5, getting to your kids can be a bit difficult to manage. This is why many parents decide to set up an after school routine.
Prom night is a confusing time for parents. You will be proud that your child has grown up and made it to graduation. It’s a major step in watching them develop into an adult. However, it is also a very scary time. You child is now old enough to make their own decisions and peer pressure is heavy on prom night. You will be worried about drinking, drugs and sex. That is completely normal, but as long as you are prepared, you can handle it. (more…)
There’s little doubt that introducing tablets into secondary classrooms caused controversy amongst parents and teachers alike. What possible good could come out of giving each pupil a licence to play games when they should be working? The reality turned out to be somewhat different and now tablets are being used in some schools from Foundation Stage. So should you allow your young children to use one? (more…)
When it comes to deciding on a retirement community it’s not something you take lightly. After all, it’s a place you’ll be calling home for the next few years and for some, the rest of their lives. A lot of inquiring, researching and planning goes into the process of finding the ideal retirement home and you should never feel rushed or pressured into your decision making. (more…)
Temper tantrums and a semi-final no!
Yes, yes and still another yes! My daughter Esme is now in the “Terrible Two” stage! I can just imagine the fun time I will have in convincing her to eat (No!), take a bath (No!) and brush her teeth. Luckily, the tantrums and the ‘No’ answers didn’t start while celebrating her 2nd birthday this weekend. It was the day after! (more…)