Steve Jackson presents How to Pick the Perfect Wine Pairing posted at Housekeeping , saying, "Whether you’re throwing a dinner party for a group or planning an intimate meal at home, choosing the perfect wine to complement your menu can be a challenge for those that aren’t quite connoisseurs."
Jim Wilson presents 7 Reasons You Should Think Twice Before Putting a TV in Your Child’s Room posted at Babysitters , saying, "The decision to place a TV in your child’s room is one that only you can make. The individual needs and habits of your family are unique, and as a parent the final call is yours."
Lisa Williams presents 15 Tips for Raising an Only Child posted at Become A Nanny , saying, "Once upon a time, big families were the norm. These days, however, more parents are choosing to raise only children instead of having a large brood. Along with that decision comes the concern about what it means to raise an only child."
Michelle Brown presents 10 Reasons Kate Middleton Wants Her Mom to Be Nanny posted at Nanny, saying, "Following Kate’s example of bucking tradition and holding tight to the things that matter to you as a parent can help you feel more confident."
Brittany Harris presents 25 Blogs with Mouth Watering Tips for Making Homemade Bread with the Kids posted at NannyPro.com, saying, "If you want to take a stab at baking your own bread, these 25 blog entries will show you how to make yeast bread, quick bread, rolls and even gluten-free bread."
Steve Jackson presents 21 Blogs for Novice Gardeners on How to Create the Best Spring Garden posted at Housekeeping, saying, "Check with your local garden center to find out when the last frost date is expected, so that you know when it’s safe to start planting your garden."
Kevin Giffin presents 18 Blogs that Will Help You Determine if Your Child is Ready for an Overnight Camp posted at Summer Nanny, saying, "Going away to camp can be an exciting time for your child, as it often is the first time she’s away from home for an extended period of time."
Jim Wilson presents How to Know When Your Teen is Ready to Date posted at Babysitters, saying, "The trickiest part of that proposition, for many parents, is knowing when dating can be considered an age-appropriate activity for their child."
Sydney Bell presents 10 of the Best iPhone Apps for Tracking Business Expenses posted at Longhorn Leads, LLC, saying, "These 10 iPhone apps are designed to help you keep tabs on your business expenses and save you the stress of worrying about losing receipts and records."
Sharon Moore presents How Nannies Can Support Visits from Stepchildren posted at Nanny Jobs, saying, "The stepchildren may be from the father’s or mother’s previous marriage, or even come from both. Although the family issues that come with divorce must be dealt with directly by the parents, there are ways in which a nanny can help."
Isabella Harriss presents 20 of the Best Blogs to Read before Filing for Divorce posted at Nanny News Network, saying, "There are no winners in a divorce, so exploring all your options and seeking reconciliation, if possible, is the preferable course of action."
Lisa Williams presents 20 Recipe Blogs for the Novice Chef posted at Become A Nanny, saying, "These blogs combine traditional and modern recipes, and in a highly competitive online market, only the very best blogs hold prime positions."
Olivia Lewiss presents 20 Lessons First Time Moms Learn Fast posted at Hire a Nanny, saying, "The learning curve for a first time mom is very steep, and in the end, most of what you learn about parenting comes from experience."
Tom Clark presents The Pros and Cons of Requiring a Nanny Uniform posted at Nanny Agencies, saying, "As with many other subjects in the realm of nanny employment, there are both pros and cons to requiring your nanny to wear a uniform."
Carter White presents How to Help Siblings Play More and Fight Less posted at Babysitting, saying, "As a parent to facilitate a strong and affectionate relationship between two people that may have diametrically opposed interests and ideas, there are ways you can help create a more peaceful environment for your brood."
Diego Brown presents A Dozen Common Parenting Myths and the Truths Behind Them posted at National Nannies, saying, "12 of the parenting myths that you’re likely to encounter at some point during your parenting career, and the truth behind them."
Alaina Moore presents 25 Blogs with Ideas to Help You Throw the Perfect Rainbow Party for Your Toddler posted at aupair.org, saying, "Prep some rainbow activities for the kids to enjoy at the party. Finish up by pulling together the best favor bag."
Jessica Clark presents 12 Famous Reality TV Stars Named Ken posted at Kenney Myers, saying, "These 12 reality show participants have all starred in very different shows, but they do have one thing in common: the name “Ken.”"
Brittany Harris presents 24 Blogs Filled with Ideas on How to Motivate Your Kids to Finish the School Year Strong posted at NannyPro.com, saying, "Finding ways to motivate your kids is never easy, but you’ll find ideas about how to fight off spring fever, set goals to finish the year strong, set a good example for your student and create a reward system."
Dan Robinson presents 18 Blogs Explaining How to Make Clothespin Crafts with Your Elementary Schooler posted at Aupair Jobs, saying, "Read about how to create gift items out of clothespins. The kids could even make these for their teachers or for a loved one. These 18 blog entries will explain the steps so that you can help your child get started."
Denise Thompson presents 10 of the Best Summer Jobs for High School Students posted at Find A Babysitter, saying, "When classes end for the summer, encouraging your teen to get a summer job is a great way to help them learn more about responsibility and financial planning."
Steve Jackson presents 27 Blogs with Amazingly Easy Painting Techniques for Your Walls posted at Housekeeping, saying, "Paint is available in small tester samples now for a couple of bucks. Create a basecoat and then decide what color would look best on top of that base color and what pattern you want."
John Williams presents 10 Reasons Christian Parents May Choose Not to Enroll Their Kids in Christian School posted at Live-In Nanny, saying, "There are variety of reasons why many Christian parents actively choose to send their children to public school over giving them a faith-based education."
Shelby Martin presents How to Avoid Sibling Rivalry posted at GoNannies.com Blog, saying, "Though some sibling rivalry is inevitable and healthy, there are some ways that you can ease the tension when fights break out and help the children learn to work together to avoid some of the arguments."
Maryanne Williams presents 24 Blogs Sharing Healthy Portable Snacks for Your Kids to Take to School posted at Share a Nanny, saying, "Kids are better able to focus on their work if they are not hungry, and having a small, healthy snack helps them make it to lunchtime without becoming overly hungry.Whether you’re looking for something high in protein or home baked, you can find an option to please everyone ."
Denise Young presents 5 Candy Cane Ornaments that You Can Make With Kids posted at Au Pair Care, saying, "During the holiday season candy canes are a traditional holiday treat.They can also be used as an affordable way to make several holiday-themed ornaments."
Kaitlyn Johnson presents 10 Reasons Babies Love to be Swaddled posted at Newborn Care, saying, "It may be a smart move to swaddle your little one so that she gets a safe, restful sleep. Parents love swaddling because it can help babies sleep longer."
Janet Golovine presents How to Stop Your Kids From Acting Entitled posted at Become A Nanny, saying, "It can be upsetting to realize that all of your efforts to create an ideal childhood for your little one has actually resulted in a raging sense of entitlement and utter dependence upon you, but there are ways to reverse these patterns of thinking before they become truly problematic."
Laura Anderson presents Expert Insights: Learning About Forgiveness with Dr. Jeff Klick posted at eNannySource, saying, "How can we help children learn this lesson early? Dr. Jeff Klick, pastor and author, offers some insight into the history of forgiveness, what forgiveness is and isn’t and how we can teach our children the value of forgiving others."
Jessica Clark presents 21 of the Best Blogs for People with Plantar Fasciitis posted at Kenney Myers, saying, "Plantar Fasciitis is a common ailment among us runners that causes the sufferer to have a sharp pain in the heel when getting up first thing in the morning. This is caused by the tendons on the bottom of the feet getting too tight, which causes the pain in the heel."
Jeff Moore presents 10 Reasons Not to Let Your Preteen Have a Facebook Account posted at Babysitting Jobs, saying, "When your tween is pleading with you for permission to start a Facebook account and swearing that all of their friends have them, these are 10 of the reasons why you might want to stick to your guns and continue to ban the site for a few more years."
Arianna Lee presents 10 Ways to Test Your Child About Stranger Danger posted at Part Time Nanny, saying, "There are things you can do to keep your child from getting into a car or walking away from a safe place with a stranger.Once you have trained your child not to talk to or leave with strangers, there are also ways to test the effectiveness of your efforts."
Kaylee Adams presents How to Break the Binky Habit Once and for All posted at Find A Nanny, saying, "Academy of Pediatrics actually holds that a pacifier can reduce the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome and satisfy a baby’s need for non-nutritive sucking."
Ashley Brown presents Keeping Up with Change as a Caregiver posted at Morningside Nannies, saying, "When you’re caring for children it is important to keep current with best practices in the field of early childhood care.The first is how we put babies to sleep.When a baby is on her tummy those involuntary reflexes that can keep her awake are naturally minimized due to her position, and the result seemed to be fast and solid sleep."
Cherry Liu presents 15 People Who Left for Vacation and Never Came Back posted at House Sitting Jobs, saying, "Taking a vacation is something everyone looks forward to each year.and many wish they would never have to go home. However, there are tragedies that happen even while taking a holiday. Here are 15 people who never made it back from vacation, but not because they fell in love with the location."
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