Family Life

Family Life · 13. July 2018
As we get older, the reality becomes clear that one day our parents are the ones that will need taking care of. Your dad, who once looked as big as tree is starting to look frail, your mum gets confused easily and forgets where she's put things. It's heartbreaking, but it's something the vast majority of us will have to face. Juggling everyday life can be difficult at the best of times, and the added emotional stress of taking care of an elderly parent or loved one, seeing them become ill or...
Family Life · 09. January 2018
Even as we encourage our kids to use their devices for good like homework, making things or learning stuff, we still butt heads over safety, screen time, age-appropriate content, and the importance of making eye contact instead of staring at your screen when a human being is talking to you. 2018 can be the year you do things differently. Learning to live in harmony with media and tech -- in a way that works for your family -- is one of the most forward-thinking actions you can take as a parent...
Family Life · 27. January 2016
Coming up with a unique fundraiser for your school can be difficult, especially with so many other schools holding fundraisers, too. You need not lose hope! Why? Because you can turn an ordinary fundraiser into a special activity by simply adding a little bit of fun and relevance into every part of it. Here are four fundraising ideas and tips to make your event stand out: 1. Art Exhibition – Putting on an art exhibition is one of the easiest, yet most overlooked ways through which schools can...
Family Life · 05. September 2015
Raising children in today's society is no easy. With the technology available in this day and age, many children grow accustomed to elaborate and expensive sources of entertainment. But it doesn't have to be this way.
Family Life · 05. July 2015
Staying positive is really hard if you're surrounded with negative happenings and negative people everyday. All of your energy could be drained and your focus misaligned if you keep encountering people who always complain and talk negatively about themselves and about their lives. Do you find yourself in the same dilemma? Here are some things you can do to stay positive all through out the year or for the rest of your life. Know that life is a series of choices and not chances. You always have...
Family Life · 15. April 2015
In most homes, women usually carry a huge share of childcare and household chores. While some modern dads do help out with specific tasks at homes, moms still bear the overall responsibility of making the entire house run smoothly. Moreover, moms are also tasked to bring added income to the family. According to psychologist Leslie Maxson, two-career families work best when all members pitches in. Maxson believes in the importance of allocating household tasks based on hours worked outside the...
Family Life · 30. March 2015
Dental extraction is one of the most common procedures in dentistry today. It involves the removal of a tooth with the use of an elevator to lift the tooth and dental forceps to extract. Nowadays, an X-ray is taken prior to extraction to plan the best way to remove the tooth. There are at least four reasons why some teeth should be extracted. They are: 1. Tooth decay or infection so severe that it has reached the pulp causing severe pain. 2. A wisdom tooth that has not fully erupted because of...
Family Life · 15. March 2015
Planning a birthday party is one of the few duties most fathers hate or avoid to do. There at least two reasons why fathers feel this way. First, they are uninterested in parties. Second, they don't possess party preparation skills. Is one of your children having a birthday? Don't fret. You don't need to have special powers in order to plan it well and carry out your plan successfully. You simply need to observe the following steps. 1) Determine the number of children your child wants to...
Family Life · 10. February 2015
Education is an important factor that can shape the future of your children; thus, you must take the time to research for the best schools that can hone their skills and talents appropriately. Following are the things you need to pay attention to when sending your kids to school. #1 Number of students - Most of the best schools stick to the minimum students - teacher ratio. They do this to ensure that every student enrolled in their institution gets the best of the education and training they...
Family Life · 25. December 2014
Has your horse won a competition? Or has he been good throughout the year? Why not treat your gentle giant to something special this Christmas? For your information, there is a variety of items that you can make or purchase to reward your horse for being good or even just a little less naughty this year. Personally, I love giving my horse special food treats come Christmas day. In the morning, I feed my horse with big, juicy oranges that I have peeled for him. When I take him for a ride in the...

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