Category: Family Life

  • 10 Best Fitness Tips for New Dads

    10 Best Fitness Tips for New Dads

    When you become a dad, staying fit can be a challenge. In addition to feeding the baby every two hours, dirty nappies, bath time, hospital trips, and getting them to sleep, new fathers face many time-consuming dilemmas.  The first few years of fatherhood are spent meticulously caring for this new life, so much so that […]

  • Grandparents can help with childcare

    Grandparents can help with childcare

    Grandparents can be helpful to parents, not just by helping them take care of their grandchildren. In the modern world and with modern technology, it can be easier to live further apart while providing an opportunity for grandparents and parents to be closer to each other. However, it can also make it easier for them […]

  • Parenting with a single parent’s income

    Parenting with a single parent’s income

    Because of the rising costs of child care, many parents decide to have one of them stay at home with the children to save money. Here’s how single-income families raise their children. It can be a difficult decision to have one parent stay at home with the children. For many people, this decision has a […]

  • Working Parents, Do You Have a Plan for Childcare Emergencies?

    Working Parents, Do You Have a Plan for Childcare Emergencies?

    For a working parent, a childcare emergency is always going to happen. It may be a dreaded call from the school nurse or daycare letting you know that your child has a fever or your caregiver letting you know that she has an emergency and can’t make it today. It can be very stressful, especially […]

  • Eating Together as a Family

    It would be easier and simpler for many parents to forget about family dinners. With everyone’s schedules different, it can sometimes be hard to find the time to sit down as a family. Families now may feel the need to eat on the run with all the activities. But more and more parents realize that […]

  • Is it acceptable to put toddler in daycare if you’re not working?

    Those who need care, especially little children, are needy and adorable, and parents are evolutionarily disposed to focus on them. And the truth is, without childcare, life will revolve around your toddler. As a parent, a part of you will feel guilty about putting your child in daycare when you can care for him at […]

  • How to Make Long Flights Easier with Toddlers

    When you board a plane with a toddler, especially on a long-haul flight, you may already be casting apologetic smiles at your fellow passengers. A few may smile back, others look sympathetic, and others look terrified. And almost everyone is secretly trying to check your boarding pass to know where you are going to sit. […]

  • A Guide to Meal Planning on a Budget

    Meal planning is an effective way to save money on your food budget. It may require some intentional thought upfront, but meal planning on a budget can prevent last-minute splurges that break your food budget and any food restrictions you might have.  Plan and write down your meals for the week or month ahead. Suppose […]

  • How to Support Your Partner with Postpartum Depression

    No matter how much you’ve looked forward to it or prepared for it, having a baby is stressful. With sleep deprivation, new responsibilities, and lack of time for yourself, many new moms feel like they’re on an emotional rollercoaster.  According to research, most women experience at least some symptoms of the baby blues immediately after […]

  • A Beginner’s Guide to Meal Planning

    Meal planning is the simple act of planning and writing down any of your meals for the week ahead of time. It can be as flexible or rigid as you want it to be. You can plan for your family. You can arrange to eat wholesome meals and plan every snack and meal, or simply […]