Archive for July, 2012
Posted on30. Jul, 2012 by Danielle Buffardi.
They’re a big to-do – those temper tantrums and meltdown our kids throw at us. Regardless if we’re at home or out in public, not only can they be embarrassing but they’re gravely distracting and unpredictable. Knowing how to handle your children when their meltdown comes on is your key defense in stopping it in [...]
Posted on27. Jul, 2012 by Danielle Buffardi.
If this is your first pregnancy, then everything is so new to you that it’s easy to over-think and over-analyze everything. But regardless of how many pregnancies you’ve gone through, every mother enjoys feeling their baby move about in their tummies. Let’s take a look at fetal movement throughout each trimester so you can know better what [...]
Posted on25. Jul, 2012 by Danielle Buffardi.
It’s no secret that our children our creative – very creative. They can make an entire kingdom out of a box or soar to Hogwarts on a broom, all with a little help from their creative side. As a parent, you are always there to support your kids and their creativity, you want them to [...]
Posted on23. Jul, 2012 by Danielle Buffardi.
It’s never ever easy to go through a miscarriage or even to see a loved one have to go through one. While most of us understand what a miscarriage is, we don’t fully understand the emotional ramifications of one or why they happen exactly. Here’s a breakdown of the whys and hows of miscarriages. What [...]
Posted on20. Jul, 2012 by Danielle Buffardi.
Let’s face it, sometimes it would be so nice to get away but the money just isn’t there to take the entire family somewhere to rejuvenate. The next best thing to do is round the family up and decide on a staycation – like a vacation except you stay home or really close to home. [...]
Posted on18. Jul, 2012 by Danielle Buffardi.
Some women feel the need to get ready for the coming of their child. This often happens in the last month or so of your pregnancy, regardless if it’s your first child or not. It’s been come to be known as nesting. You simply want to make your home a happy and inviting one for [...]
Posted on16. Jul, 2012 by Danielle Buffardi.
It’s summer, and that means your children are around more. It also means you may feel like you should plan some fun things to do to keep the family from becoming bored and restless. But do you want to break the bank doing so – no, you don’t. You shouldn’t have to. There are some really neat [...]
Posted on13. Jul, 2012 by Danielle Buffardi.
When you and your partner are trying for a baby, knowing, following, and tracking your ovulation can be a very important step in helping to conceive. But it can also tend to get costly – if you let it, that is. There’s ovulation monitors that you can easily purchase over the counter at your local [...]
Posted on11. Jul, 2012 by Danielle Buffardi.
In an ideal world, juggling parenting and work would be a breeze. We could work when we wanted to, perhaps even from home, and be the present parent we need to be. But life isn’t fair, we discovered this many years ago. So many families are faced with the decision to have two full time working parents [...]
Posted on09. Jul, 2012 by Danielle Buffardi.
We all want to be happier. It’s an innate longing within each of us that screams to be fed, regardless if you’re a parent or not. But being a parent can sometimes cause us to forget how important it is to remember that we need to make ourselves happy first in order to be a [...]