Raising Healthy, Self-Confident And Responsible Kids: A Top 10 Guide To Parenting Young Children

Raising Healthy, Self-Confident And Responsible Kids - A Top 10 Guide To Parenting Young Children

Raising your children right is a big responsibility. If you’re just a littlebit like me, I bet you’ve thought more than once: “If only kids came with a guidebook!” – I certainly have!

Raising your child to be happy, healthy, self-confident and responsible depends on a number of influencing factors. These factors include exposing them to a life that makes them want to be those things, providing continued support and guidance and letting them make mistakes. And being a role model!

In this article I have compiled a list of 10 surprisingly simple steps that will help you level up your parenting within just one week or less. In fact, when a friend of mine just recently actively incorporated these into his parenting, he could see a big improvement in his relationship with his kids in just 3 days! Sounds too good to be true? Let’s see…

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3 Easy Ways to Help Your Child to Relax at Bedtime

3 Easy Ways to Help Your Child to Relax at Bedtime

Bedtime can be a constant war for us parents, right?

You may find that no matter what you do, you just can’t seem to get your kids to settle down and you may even find that they have more energy at night when compared to any other time in the day.

This is completely normal and you are certainly not alone, but if you want to put an end to bedtime wars then here are a few tips to get you started.

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Table and Chair Sets for Kids – The Best Seat in the House for Kids Activities

Table and Chair Sets for Kids - The Best Seat in the House for Kids Activities

Today I’m going to be looking at table and chair sets for kids. Kids just seem to love anything that makes them feel grown up and that’s why scaled down household items like a table and chairs made especially for children is such a great item for your home. The reason for this may be because kids naturally enjoy learning by copying adult behavior, this is why toys like workshops, kitchens and playhouses are always so popular. Continue reading →

Baby Monitors with a Camera: What Are the Top Rated Baby Monitors?

Baby Monitors with a Camera - What are the Top Rated Baby Monitors

In this article, we are going to look at baby monitors with a camera and see which baby monitors on Amazon are the top rated.

Every parent wants to keep their precious new baby safe, it’s a Dad’s job after all to protect his family. One way to do this is by investing in a good quality, top-rated baby monitor with a video camera function.

Sure, you can get a very basic monitor for just a few bucks, but they won’t have a video display or many of the other features that provide extra benefits and peace of mind. Being able to see your baby as well as hear them, lets you see at a glance if all is well. I certainly wouldn’t have been without a baby monitor when my son Benni was a baby.

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What’re The Best Educational Toys for Toddlers? A Top 5 List of Toys for Dads and Their Kids that Combine Fun and Education

What're The Best Educational Toys for Toddlers

It’s no great secret that I’m as fond of toys, especially educational toys, as my three-year-old son Benni. But the best toys aren’t just educational, they’re FUN too. So I thought I’d compile a top 5 list of toys for Dads and their kids that combine fun and education.

Here I give you my answer to the question “What’re the best educational toys for toddlers?”, all are award-winning and available on Amazon.

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Time Timer Plus Reviewed: A Great Countdown Timer for Kids

Time Timer Plus Reviewed - A Great Countdown Timer for Kids

With our son turning 3 years old next month, my wife and I recently decided to brainstorm some ideas on how we could teach Benni to become more independent and self-determined. One of the most important things we came up with was the idea of teaching our son to understand the “concept” of time and the idea of setting time limits. And to respect them once agreed on.

The “tool”, if you will, that we decided to purchase in order to achieve that goal is the Time Timer Plus. It is a visual countdown timer (more on this later) and a great countdown timer for kids. Bottom line: It works very well for us. Let’s dig a bit deeper in this review and see if the Time Timer Plus is right for you and your kids as well, shall we?

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How To Travel With Toddlers: A Dad’s Guide To Surviving Long-Distance Flights With Kids

How To Travel With Toddlers

If like me the thought of being trapped in a metal box with your toddler and a few hundred other people for hours on end fills you with dread, then this post is for you! Here I will give you my best tips on how to travel with toddlers and supply you with a rock solid Dad’s guide to surviving long-distance flights with kids.

Don’t get me wrong: I’m not scared of flying or traveling! It’s awesome, I love it. But when my wife and I planned our first long-distance flight with our son, it still freaked me out a bit. So let’s take a look at what we learned so far…

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How Important Are Good Eating Habits For Children? And How To Teach Them To Your Child.

Good Eating Habits For Children

We hear so much these days about how important healthy eating is for our long-term good health. It seems only sensible to introduce our kids to good eating habits and a healthy diet at a young age and make sure they know what good eating habits are.

But just how important are good eating habits for children? What are eating habits anyway and how do you teach them to your child? Let’s take a look and see if we can work it out.

Many toddlers are picky eaters and may refuse to eat most new foods given to them, preferring instead to stick with what they know. My 3-year old son Benni is definitely one of those kids. By looking at the science, we can work out why this is and learn how to encourage them to eat and enjoy vegetables and other healthy food.

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Best Bath Toys for Toddlers: The Best Toys To Spend Quality Bathing Time With Your Child

Best Bath Toys for Toddlers: Smiling Toy In Bath Tub

When your child is a newborn, he/she comes home from the hospital and takes baths for the sole purpose of getting clean. I remember very well how Benni didn’t like water at first. As many babies will at first, he had an aversion to water, as many babies will at first. Soon after, though, bath time became a great time for us to bond; and so will it for you and your child. You have to watch them closely anyway, so why not make it about learning or fun? In this blog post, I want to share with you a list of the best bath toys for toddlers and their dads (and moms 🙂 ). Sit back, relax and enjoy the show…

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The Best Outside Toys for Toddlers And Their Dads – Great Toys To Enjoy Together

Best Outside Toys for Toddlers And Their Dads

We are an outdoorsy family. From grilling out to just running around the backyard and chasing Benni with the water hose, my wife and I cannot wait for summer to get here. While the ‘Easter Bunny’ did his job with stocking my son up with some of the basics for summer, we are always on the lookout for something that will keep Benni entertained (and out of trouble) while we are outside together. In this blog post, I want to share with you my top 5 list of the best outside toys for toddlers.

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