RSSArchive for July, 2012

For employers area section on workingmums

So who employs us working mums? And how do they go about finding the wonderful breed that we are? At workingmums.co.uk there is a whole area dedicated to the employers. Here you can see how they advertise their jobs and wait for the many responses. So why do they choose workingmums.co.uk? Simple, they are offered […]

Step Parenting Advice – Some Dos and Don’ts

There can be no doubt that being a stepparent is tough – it can be like navigating an emotional minefield. Step parenting advice can be very valuable, particularly when it comes from experts and others who speak from personal experience. We look at how stepparents can help raise happy and healthy children and retain their own happiness and self-respect at the same time. […]

Step Parenting Advice

Step Parenting Advice – Some Dos and Don’ts

There can be no doubt that being a stepparent is tough – it can be like navigating an emotional minefield. Step parenting advice can be very valuable, particularly when it comes from experts and others who speak from personal experience. We look at how stepparents can help raise happy and healthy children and retain their […]

Hollywood Sex Scenes Influence Kids’ Sexual Behavior

Hollywood Sex Scenes Influence Kids’ Sexual Behavior

A recent study by the University of Missouri and Dartmouth College study has confirmed what common sense probably tells us already – that what kids see on screen affects their behavior. In this case, it was found that teens who watched a lot of simulated sex acts in movies were more likely to become sexually […]

Arts and Crafts Activities for Toddlers

Arts and Crafts Activities for Toddlers

The parent of any toddler knows how much trouble their child can get into. So keeping a toddleroccupied and out of trouble in a constructive manner is a challenge for any parent. We look at arts and crafts activities for toddlers that will help keep your toddler occupied and you retain your sanity. Many toddlers are still going to enjoy making scratches and doodles with no perceivable shape; many […]

Simple and Inexpensive – Creative Games for Kids

Simple and Inexpensive – Creative Games for Kids

Kids can be naturally creative. As a parent, you can ensure that this natural creativity finds an outlet for expression with creative games for kids. There is the perception that the amount of time spent watchingTV, playing mindless video games and a lack of creative nurturing in schools is currently hampering children’s creativity. Many experts believe that there is […]

7 Year Olds with Type 2 Diabetes? A Modern Reality

7 Year Olds with Type 2 Diabetes? A Modern Reality

We may think of type 2 diabetes as a disease of middle age; a lifestyle ailment that comes after decades of unhealthy living. However now children as young as 7 are being diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. This is happening on a regular basis – a troubling modern reality. Type 2 diabetes is no longer mature […]

Fun Things for Kids

Fun Things for Kids – Activities and Ideas

If your child’s idea of fun things for kids constitutes TV viewing and video games, you may have reason to be worried. After all it can be very difficult to make things fun for today’s children who have all sorts of entertainment literally at their fingertips. We look at how to make things fun for […]

Anniversary Gift Ideas for Parents – Young and Old

Anniversary Gift Ideas for Parents – Young and Old

Anniversaries are great occasions to express appreciation for our parents. We look at anniversary gift ideas for parents – whether you’re a youngster yourself wishing to show appreciation for your parents or whether you are a parent yourself, wanting to do something to make your parents’ special day a little more so. Anniversary gift ideas […]

10 Tips for Raising Teenagers

When they said parenting is the toughest job in the world, they were talking in particular about raising teenagers. Teenage is that period between childhood and adulthood that can be very difficult for a child to navigate – it is a time of growth, self-discovery, physical changes and emotional turmoil. Here’s how parents can manage […]