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10 Classic Halloween Movies to Watch this Year (Horror Comedy Included)

October 29, 2018 @ 10:56 pm
by Shangari
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  ParaNorman (2012)   ParaNorman is a 2012 American 3D stop-motion animated comedy horror film. ” There’s nothing wrong with being scared Norman, so long as you don’t let it change who you are.” – Grandma, ParaNorman (2012) Watch on Amazon         2. Don’t Look Under The Bed (1999) Spooky tale about a no-nonsense teenager who refuses to believe in the supernatural – until she is confronted with the bogeyman under her bed. “Fran, just because you’re getting older doesn’t mean you have to get old.” -Larry Houdini, Don’t Look Under The Bed (1999) Watch on Amazon       3. A Quiet Place […]

How to Prevent Future Tantrums From Happening

October 25, 2018 @ 10:35 pm
by Mariana
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Understanding the logic behind tantrums is an important step in preventing them. Read our previous story here in case you missed it. Now that you understand the brain of a toddler, you now have the upper hand in managing their tantrums and outbursts. With careful observation and appropriate planning, you can curb tantrums by sticking with routines, setting expectations, giving choices (and consequences), giving them something to do, and knowing their triggers. Setting (and sticking to) schedules will be a lifesaver in preventing tantrums. If your child’s scheduled nap time is at 1, don’t plan on going to the store […]

Why understanding your child’s tantrums can help prevent them

October 18, 2018 @ 10:51 pm
by Mariana
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This is a two-part article. Next week we will discuss methods on preventing tantrums and how to correct poor behavior in young children. You’re at the grocery store during your child’s scheduled naptime. You’re at the checkout lane when your child starts grabbing the candy bars as you place your groceries on the conveyor belt. While the cashier scans your items, you’re scrambling to put away the candy bars your child snatched. Next thing you know, your child flails onto the floor and starts screaming while clutching onto a Snickers bar. You feel everybody’s gaze on you as you try […]

10 Family-Friendly Costumes for Halloween

October 3, 2018 @ 9:28 pm
by Mariana
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Halloween is in a few weeks and the pressure is on to find the cutest family costume. There are limitless ideas on what you and your family can do for costumes, but sometimes, our kids might not have the same idea as we do in terms of what to wear for Halloween. Maybe you had a fun family costume idea, but then your son wants to be an astronaut while your daughter would prefer to be a dinosaur. Picking a costume that your family will agree on isn’t an easy task, but with teamwork and searching options, you can pull […]

7 Tips To Make Homework Time Easier

September 6, 2018 @ 10:54 pm
by Mariana
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Your kids run home from the bus stop and toss their backpacks and shoes by the front door. As you ask them about their day, they quickly reply with “good” and run off to play. “What about homework?” You ask. They groan, complain, or mutter something before they return to playing. An eight-hour school day is exhausting to kids, even more so with homework to do after school. Whether they struggle in a subject or exceed in another, homework is still boring. Don’t let the subject of homework become a power struggle in your home: use these fun and exciting […]

7 Tips to Make Shopping With Kids a Million Times Easier

August 28, 2018 @ 8:45 pm
by Mariana
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“I love grocery shopping with my kids!” -No parent ever. Imagine shopping with your kids, but they stay by your cart the whole trip, don’t beg for cereals they saw on TV and leave the store without a single tantrum! When you consider a trip to the grocery store to be a mini vacation, it’s hard to imagine a shopping trip without any incident. But grocery shopping doesn’t have to be a drag: it is possible to have a bonding experience with your children where at the grocery store. You’ll find that they can be very helpful and  Try these […]