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Preparing Your Children for Homeschooling

When you commit to educating your children at home, you are embarking on a journey together. Life is about to change drastically for all of you, and the odds are favorable that the benefits will far outweigh any drawbacks. Your children may be excited about the change, or they might be feeling anxious. Here are a few tips to prepare your kids for homeschooling, even if your insides are turning somersaults.

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How to Start a Book Club

Book clubs are a great way to get a group of like-minded friends together and discuss a new book you have just read.

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Pets, Not Siblings, Are Child’s Best Friends, Researchers Find

Children get more satisfaction from relationships with their pets than with their brothers or sisters, according to research from the University of Cambridge. Children also appear to get on even better with their animal companions than with siblings.

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Create a Garden Reading Nook in Your Child’s Room

Literacy is necessary to do well in life. Children need to read every day in order to hone their literacy skills. Teach your child the love of books by creating a garden reading nook in the corner of their room.

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How to Overcome Emotional Eating

Emotional eating refers to consuming food and beverages for reasons other than true hunger. Eating emotionally is usually a response to stress or serves as a way to avoid dealing with anxiety-provoking issues.

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Battling Your Kids’ Video Game Addictions: Tips for Parents

Many parents understand the importance of limiting their children's exposure to video games as well as purely entertaining forms of play in order to make time for more educational experiences. This article contains advice for how to limit game time and enhance learning in the home.

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Bathroom Décor Idea: Creating a Seaside Oasis

Is your bathroom simply a utilitarian "necessary room?" With a bit of creativity, you can turn it into a seaside oasis. The shower, sink, and tub all bring cleansing, life-sustaining water into the room, so what when you add a natural decorating theme there could be an ocean motif.

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Living Room Decorating Ideas

Your home is your sanctuary and you’re getting tired of the boring atmosphere you’re living in. The good news is that you don’t have to spend all your money redecorating your home. Here are five simple tips to help you jazz up and snazzy up your living room.

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Five Benefits of Regular Family Dinners

Family dinner time is an important part of the day. Not only is it a time to sit down and have a nutritious meal, it also provides family members with the opportunity to connect with each other as they talk about the events of the day. Discover five benefits of regular family dinners, and learn why you should make a family meal part of your daily routine.

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How to Stop Spoiling Your Kids

It seems that the kids of today are more overindulged than ever. But childhood overindulgence has its price. By spoiling your kids, you give them a false sense of security. When they’re older and have to provide for themselves, they may not have the skills and resources needed to rise to the challenge, if they’ve been overindulged throughout childhood.

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Five Creative Decor Projects for Your Child’s Room

Enhance your child's childhood with a room that stirs the imagination, builds skills, and is never a bore. Get your child to lend a hand and develop their creativity.

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Fathers are Special ― The History of Father’s Day

Father's Day is celebrated on the third Sunday in June every year. It is a tribute to the selfless love and support of the father. It is a day to honour not only your father, but also all the Father Figures in your life: grandfathers, stepfathers, uncles, and brothers.

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