November 2011

5 Ways to Make Baby’s First Christmas Truly Amazing

November 15, 2011

Baby’s first Christmas is one of those moments that you look forward to as a parent. This is an amazing milestone so you want to savor every single moment. If you go in with realistic expectations and plan for the occasion then it will make it that much more enjoyable. Baby’s first Christmas, like so […]

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Easy Peasy Party Box

November 14, 2011

A place to discuss everything about children’s parties and reveiw our products!

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Practical Parenting: Boundaries for Kids

November 14, 2011

For kids, falling off the edge is easy when you don’t know how far you should, and can go. Good parents ensure their kids have clear limits which act as a reference to good behaviour. I once heard a story about a poor farming family. Let’s call them the Browns. They were out when the […]

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How To Keep The “Thanks” And The “Giving” In Thanksgiving This Holiday Season

November 12, 2011

I got home a little after 7 pm this Halloween. I’m usually home later than that thanks to my 2 hour commute. But that day I rushed to get home so that my 8 year-old’s Halloween wouldn’t be ruined by the unexpected snow storm that had led to school (and in some places Trick Or […]

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Choose NOW MInistries

November 8, 2011

I am author, speaker, and Teen Talk Radio host Nicole O’Dell, founder of Choose NOW Ministries. I blog on one side of her website to teenagers, and on the other side to parents. I believe in battling peer pressure with advanced preparation through quality parent/teen communication. Mondays, I post my Parent Talk advice column. Wednesdays, […]

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Teaching Kids To Be Responsible: 3 Ways to Make Responsibility Fun

November 7, 2011

“Don’t worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.” – Robert Fulghum The word responsibility can conjure fears of back-breaking chores, time spent away from friends and other forms of misery in children. For parents, teaching children responsibility can seem like a recipe for tantrums and power struggles. But […]

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