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Keeping Your Child Active

August 15, 2014 • Parents spotComments (0)

“Baby, let’s go and exercise” is a phrase that no mother has ever said to her child. That statement would be met by stares, long sighs, and complete opposition.  The key to getting your children to exercise is to make exercise fun. Here are five fun exercise suggestions that can change your child from a …...

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Protecting Your Home from Burglars

August 3, 2014 • Parents spotComments (0)

One of the most upsetting things in life occurs when someone decides to invade your space and take your property. Burglary is a very real threat worldwide. No one is immune to it. There are some simple things that you can do to protect yourself from burglars....

I Can’t Have a Child Part II- Exploring Adoption

July 23, 2014 • Parents spotComments (0)

According to a Child Info report published by UNICEF in 2011, there were approximately 153 million orphans worldwide in that year. Statistics from the Child Welfare Information Gateway further show that there were approximately 399, 546 children in foster...

I Can’t Have a Child Part I- Exploring Surrogacy

July 22, 2014 • Dating and Relationships, Parents spotComments (0)

There comes a point in most women’s lives where there is a longing to have another being formed inside their wombs. Some women even begin to panic when they hit the big 3-0 and still haven’t had a child.  The sex is great and continuous so what really is...

Are You a Smother Mother?

July 12, 2014 • Parents spotComments (0)

Being a mother is one of the hardest jobs in the world.  When you look at your child, all you see is hope- hope of a bright future where he or she never experiences hurt or pain. Your desire to see this hope come to fruition, however, can lead to you...

Kids or Career-You Choose

July 10, 2014 • Parents spotComments (0)

Kids or Career-You Choose There is something liberating about being an independent woman. There is no need to depend on a man’s money to buy what you want or need. You are also an accomplished individual in your own right. However, when a child enters the...

Hiring a Babysitter

July 9, 2014 • Parents spotComments (0)

Children are beautiful gifts from God. However, there are times when parents want a little break from these adorable attention seekers. So, they pick up the phone and hire a babysitter. When choosing a babysitter, however, there are some important questions...

Chicken Pox Parties- The Pros and Cons

July 8, 2014 • Parents spotComments (0)

Itchy bumps, countless sores, high fevers, sleepless nights, and general discomfort are some of the primary features of chicken pox. Many of us have stories to tell about either missing school for weeks when infected with the vaccine or having that pink...

Can You See My Scars?

December 17, 2013 • Parents spotComments (0)

Can You See My Scars? Author: Christine McLean According to Newton and Gerrits (2011) “Abuse is something that cannot always be seen. It hurts people both inside and out and the pain feels worse when it is kept secret.”1 If the bruises and physical marks...

Is it necessary to stay together just for the kids?

October 31, 2013 • Dating and Relationships, Parents spotComments (0)

Is it necessary to stay together just for the kids? Author: Anon It is often said that marriage is a lifetime commitment. However, to make this commitment actually last a life time is a difficult task that many people haven’t been able to manage so well....