5 Ways for Parents to Nurture Their Gifted Preschoolers

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If after a few tests and a couple of discussions with your child’s teacher, it has been discovered that your son or daughter is gifted, congratulations! That can be a really exciting time. However, as you’ve probably already come to realize, what this also means is that your child is going to need a bit of extra nurturing so that ... Read More »

5 Things to Consider Before Adopting a New Family Pet

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If you’ve been thinking about getting a pet for you and your family, that’s a really great idea. Not only does a pet bring a lot of love into a home, but if you happen to have children, it can also help to teach them core principles like sharing, compassion and being a responsible individual too. While you could pick ... Read More »

5 Ways That Dogs Teach Responsibility to Children

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If you’re someone who happened to grow up with a dog, you probably have a lot of fond memories. After all, a good pet is like a member of the family. And so, now that you’re a parent, it’s understandable that you would like your child to have the same experience as you did. In fact, there are child experts ... Read More »

Child Birthday Party Planning Basics for Moms

Some of the most special times in any child’s life is when they are approaching their birthday. Not only does it represent entering a new year of growth and development, but it’s also an opportunity for them to celebrate those milestones with their family and friends. So, if you have a little one who is about to turn a year ... Read More »

Fun and Creative Ways to Wrap Holiday Gifts for Kids

If you’ve ever watched a child open up a present before, then you know that it can be just a lot of fun to witness. That’s because kids have the tendency to enjoy the wrapping almost as much as the present itself. However, if this holiday season, you’d like to forego the traditional wrapping methods (such as plain wrapping paper ... Read More »

5 Ways to Get Kids to Behave and Stay Still for Family Photos


When you’re a parent with children, you can personally attest to how fast they grow. And while you can’t stop them from making the transition from toddlers to young people, thankfully you can capture memories on film by scheduling a family photo shoot. If you have family pictures coming up and you want to make sure that the shots turn ... Read More »

5 Tips for Planning a Pottery Painting Party for Kids

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If your child has an upcoming birthday, you may want to try a bit of a unique approach when it comes to planning the festivities and one idea to give all your guests a really fun time is hosting a pottery painting party. If a pottery painting party isn’t something that you’re familiar with, here are five tips that can help you ... Read More »

5 Essential Parent Preparation Tips for Family Photos

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Children. They seem to grow up so fast. One day, you’re bringing them home from the hospital and before you know it, they are heading off to their first day of school. And being that time seems to fly, it’s a good thing that you can document your children’s special moments by taking some professional family photos. If you’ve scheduled ... Read More »

How to Dress Your Children for Holiday Photos

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While most parents are pretty good at snapping candid shots of kids on vacation, at family functions, or even during the course of everyday life, the pictures they most often hang on the wall are those taken by professionals. And while an educated and experienced photographer definitely brings a lot to the table when it comes to capturing those magic ... Read More »

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