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  • How To Throw Pool Parties: Pool Party Decorations and Games

    Ahhh the summer pool party...the staple to summer fun! Send out the invites and follow these simple ideas to create the best pool party imaginable! ...
  • How To Create a Baby Shower Corsage

    A baby shower is a wonderful opportunity to honor an expectant mother and help to welcome her to the world of motherhood. The gifts are for the baby, but the day is...
  • How To Buy Coloring Books for Childern

    Children love to color, so coloring books are a great and economical investment. Not only will your child be kept busy, but they will be kept away from the television,...
  • How To Buy Children's Party Supplies and Decorations

    Planning a party for children? You'll need kid-friendly food, a few games to play and festive decorations. Are you also hosting the party? In that case, you'll...
  • How To Talk to Your Teen About Teenage Smoking

    The dangers of smoking are well-known. Over the years, medical research has proven time and time again that smokers are at higher risk for heart disease, cancer and a...
  • How To Plan a Graduation Party

    It is that time of year again when students in high school, college, graduate school, law school and medical school are all graduating. That means it is time to...
  • Games to Play at Family Reunions: Family Party Games

    Family reunions are wonderful opportunities for relatives to talk about old times, catch up on each other's lives and have a little fun together. If you are planning a...
  • How To Follow Baby Shower Etiquette

    A baby shower is a wonderful event for any new or expectant mother. Still, there are many guidelines and unspoken rules regarding the practice of baby showers--from...
  • How To Learn About Internet Safety for Kids

    The Internet is a wonderful tool, and a great form of entertainment.  But for children, it can be a dangerous place.  Even seemingly innocuous web sites have become...
  • How To Stop Stuttering in Toddlers: Parenting Tips

    Toddlers are amazing creatures. They're learning such a wide variety of skills in an incredibly short period of time, not to mention growing by leaps and bounds. One...
  • How To Throw a 50th Wedding Anniversary Party

    A 50th wedding anniversary is a big milestone for any married couple. The 50th wedding anniversary is often known as the Golden Anniversary--and it should be...
  • How To Teach Arts and Crafts to Your Toddler

    You don't need to be a certified art teacher to help your child learn arts and crafts - but a few art classes won't hurt! The most important thing to remember when you...
  • How To Buy Graduation Party Supplies

    If you are throwing a graduation party either for yourself or for a family member or close friend, you may want to do some advance planning to determine some of the...
  • How To Take Family Portraits: Poses and Ideas

    Taking a family portrait is a wonderful way to preserve a moment of your family's history. Once you've followed the steps in this article for a great family photo, why...
  • Planning Activities for Family Reunions: Family Party Games

    When planning a family reunion, there are many tasks to handle. Once the location has been secured, the invitations mailed and the menu chosen, you are well on your...
  • How To Raise Children of Divorce

    In some of the old sitcoms like Leave It to Beaver and Father Knows Best, family life was portrayed as a relatively simple equation: a mother and a father living...
  • Dealing with the Terrible Twos: Good Parenting Skills

    Your sweet little baby has changed. He now says no to every request you make. He hits. He bites. He throws his cereal across the room. Congratulations! You have...
  • How To Find Bat Mitzvah Party Favors

    Finding Bat Mitzvah party favors can seem like an arduous process.  However, with just a little bit of determination and a little bit of time, you can find the...
  • Ideas for Bat Mitzvah Themes: Invitations, Gifts and Favors

    Your child's Bat Mitzvah is not only a big day in her life, but also a big day in your life as her parent. It is a celebration of her entrance into Jewish adulthood...
  • How To Ensure the Best Toddler Nutrition

    Toddlers are notoriously picky eaters. Not only do they have definite ideas about what they do and do not like, they are also at an age when they are trying to exert...
  • Self-Esteem Activities for Kids

    Self-esteem is the way a child feels about themselves and the way he or she expects others to feel about them. A child with low self-esteem may be reluctant to take on...
  • 30th birthday party ideas

    Throwing a 30th birthday party for a friend or loved one involves a lot of planning, but it doesn't have to be a lot of hard work--instead, it can be a labor of love....
  • How To Find Soothing Baby Music

    Babies love to be soothed by music.  They spent nine months listening to the regular rhythm of mom's heartbeat and they are naturally programmed to be relaxed by...
  • How To Prepare Food For a Baby Shower

    Planning a baby shower? One of the most important tasks you'll have will be preparing the food. Frequently, shower guests travel quite a bit to attend the event and...
  • How To Learn About Fire Safety for Kids

    Teaching kids about fire safety is necessary for all parents, and fortunately it's an interesting subject that most kids will be happy to learn. There are a number of...
  • How To Play Children's Party Games

    Party games are a wonderful part of any children's celebration. If it's been a while since you have thrown or attended a children's party, here are some tips on how to...
  • How To Buy Baby Shower Supplies

    Hosting a large party such as a baby shower requires quite a bit of planning. Guest lists, invitations, refreshments, games, decor and favors--there are many details...
  • How To Find and Choose Teen Summer Camps

    Before you start finding and choosing a summer camp for your teenager, make sure that your son or daughter wants to spend a summer away at camp.  Some teenagers feel...
  • How To Plan Baby Shower Games

    When you host a party, you have a lot to do. In addition to sending invitations, decorating the location and planning for refreshments, you must provide some type of...
  • How To Learn Party Planning

    Whether you want to learn party planning for your own personal use or to make it a career, there are several ways to go about it. Every party is different, and there...
  • How To Buy Toddler Play Equipment

    As any parent of a toddler knows, toddlers have boundless energy and enthusiasm.  A play set can be the perfect way to expend some of that energy in a healthy, safe...
  • How To Buy Toddler Harnesses

    Toddler harnesses are a practical solution for parents who want to let their little ones explore while staying safe at the same time. Toddlers love to roam and check...
  • How To Find and Play Toddler Games

    Playing toddler games can be fun and a valuable learning experience for both you and your child. If you're tired of the same old toddler games, however, or aren't sure...
  • How To Create a Baby Shower Registry

    A baby shower registry is a convenient way to advise guests of those items you'll need after your baby is born. It's actually quite simple to create a baby registry...
  • How To Plan Family Reunions

    Decide what kind of family reunion you would like to have. Will it be a long event or will it be a short event that takes place in one afternoon? Short reunions work...
  • How To Protect Children From Bullies

    Nobody likes a bully, especially children. Unfortunately, bullies are everywhere. It is important that you teach your school-age children how to protect themselves...
  • Finding Evening Child Care Providers: Find a Babysitter

    Childcare choices for parents who work during the day are abundant. For those seeking reliable, responsible care for their children in the evening, however, the...
  • How To Understand Toddler Behavior

    Aren't they just so cute? Well most of the time they are! Toddlers are in a stage of rapid growth and exploration. They are absorbing their world, while at the same...
  • How To Decorate a Baby Shower

    If you are planning a baby shower, you have a lot of things to do. One of your more important tasks is deciding on the decorations. The shower decor helps to set the...
  • How To Comfort a Crying Baby

    When your baby cries, she is trying to tell you something.  The hard part is figuring it out.  It can be so frustrating when she is crying inconsolably and you...
  • How To Evaluate Discipline Remedies for Difficult Toddlers

    There are many discipline remedies for difficult toddlers. The remedies seem to work best with parents that are consistent and know their child.  The most common...
  • How To Buy Unique Baby Shower Gifts

    You've been invited to a baby shower and have to decide on a gift. If the notion of giving traditional items such as a car seat or baby swing do not appeal to you,...
  • How To Choose a Professional Nanny

    The care of your children is of the greatest importance. Finding the perfect nanny should not be just a roll of the dice, but a detailed, careful process. Before you...
  • How To Deal with a Crying Baby

    Yikes! This is a stressful one. There is nothing worse than a crying baby. Something about that plaintive wail just sets the teeth on edge and gets the adrenaline...
  • How To Take Baby Photos

    Taking photos of babies can be both rewarding and fun. These images from your child's infancy provide ongoing delight as the years pass. Whether you use film or a...
  • How To Communicate with Your Teen About Teen Drinking

    Once a child reaches the teenage years, it can be challenging for any parent, to say the least. An otherwise good kid may be tempted to start experimenting with...
  • How To Create Sounds That Calm a Baby

    Many parents have been there, listening to a screaming baby and not knowing what to do. Some parents find by accident that white noise calms babies. Other people, like...
  • How To Care for Toddlers

    Caring for a toddler can be a fun and rewarding experience, but it can also be hard work. A busy toddler will need your constant attention, but there are some ways to...
  • Planning a Baby Shower Menu: Baby Shower Foods and Desserts

    When you are planning a baby shower, the menu is an important part of the party. Make sure you give it the thought and attention that this critical part of your event...
  • How To Pick a Baby Shower Theme

    Baby showers are just fun! What could be more joyful than a party to celebrate a new arrival? However, there are many things to do when you are the one planning the...