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Jul 21, 2017

What Is a Wise Real Estate Investment?

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The real estate industry is always changing. This sounds somewhat trite, and maybe a little obvious, but an alarming amount of people don’t really see this industry as something that changes all that often. Sure, we know that prices will go up and down, but, in general, the way that business is conducted is basically the same throughout the climbs and sharp descents that the market throws their way. But this outlook often comes from a misunderstanding of what it is that drives real estate costs. 

Ask just about anyone and the odds are that they’ll have the same idea about what it is that ultimately determines the value of a given property: location, location, location. Sure,  buyers aren’t going to be willing to fork over too much if, say, the roof is caving in, even if the area is nice. But even a bad property can go for a price that will make the landlord rich if the property is in the right location. All you’ve got to do is look at the prices that apartments you could almost label ‘decrepit’ go for in places like New York City and central London go for to see that location often supersedes all other factors.
Jul 20, 2017

Mom Health Tips: You Need To Make Free Time For "Me" Time

One thing that all mothers forget to do is to look after themselves. Your one objective is to protect your child and bring them up in the best way possible, but it’s so easy for your motherly instincts to fail you on a personal level. You might end up neglecting your health routine, your sleeping patterns, and your sanity; this is all to be expected when your child is a baby, but you shouldn’t let the excessiveness run on throughout their childhood and teenage years. To be the best mother for your children, you need to remember to look after yourself too. Here are some tips to help you do so.


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Jul 17, 2017

Are You Vulnerable To A Health Crisis? 

Health is a precious thing in life. But it is difficult to keep it. Indeed, your lifestyle has a lot to answer for when it comes to staying fit and healthy. While you might have already understood that you should stay away from junk food and alcohol to maintain your health, there are many other factors that you should care about. Indeed, even the most mundane behavior can put your health at risk in the long term. Some people find themselves more vulnerable to infections, soreness, and weak immune system than others. How vulnerable you are to a health crisis can be defined by the kind of habits you follow in your routine. Not all bad habits are obvious, and some may take some time for you to realize that they are dangerous. Below is the top three of behavior patterns that can put your health at risk in the long term. Maybe now is the right time to change your lifestyle and protect yourself from potential vulnerabilities.  


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Family Reunions: Your Step By Step Planning Guide

If you come from a large family, members probably live all over the country. For that reason, it’s difficult to get everyone together at the same time. Still, planning a family reunion could be the perfect way to achieve that goal. Maybe some of your kids have never met their uncles, aunties, or cousins? Perhaps you miss your mother and father? Whatever the reason, some tips on this page should assist. Use the step by step guide below to ensure you arrange the best reunion possible this summer. Of course, you might want to personalize some of these moves. I just wanted to highlight the basics you need to consider. 

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Jul 14, 2017

 Kids And The Law; What You Need To Know!

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Whilst children may seem like they are still just our little babies, they are people too! This means they are entitled to certain rights, and also entitle you to certain rights to help in your care for them. It may seem boring talking about the “legal” side of having children, but it’s important to know just incase something is to ever happen!

Caution! The Hidden Dangers In Your Home

While it's not healthy to be an over cautious mom, there are some things on your own doorstep that can give you cause for concern, and not just on the doorstep, but actually in your home! And these are standard things that we all have to keep our eyes peeled for. When you are in the process of adult proofing your home here are a few things to be aware of.

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Jul 13, 2017

Parental Panic: Coping With Common Childhood Maladies

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There are few things more frustrating and upsetting in the life of a parent than when your child is unwell, and there’s nothing you can do about it. 

There are a range of childhood illnesses that, while not disastrous, are capable of making your children feel terrible. There’s the ever-present threat of ear infections, as well as chickenpox and all the other viruses, sniffles, and sneezes that vulnerable immune systems have to learn to cope with. Even when you know the issue is not serious, as a parent, your overwhelming instinctive desire is to protect your children from anything that might befall them. When you can’t do anything but give it time, it’s incredibly frustrating. 

While you might not be able to fix the underlying problem, there are a few behaviors that you can introduce to make life easier for both your little one and yourself. Use this as a checklist of ideas to work through; some of them may seem obvious, while others might prompt you into action. Either way, it will keep both you and your kids ticking along until the illness abates and you can return to normal family life. 
Jul 11, 2017

From Hobo To Impeccable Gent: Improve Your Hubby's Grooming 


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Us ladies take the time and effort to look great for our husbands, so it only makes sense that they do the same for us, right?! Unfortunately, most hubbies aren’t too keen on sticking to a rigorous grooming routine, so most end up looking more like a hobo than the perfect, impeccable gent! And that just won’t do!

But you don’t have to put up with their relaxed grooming. In fact, there are some ways you can help them improve their routine. These tips can help you!

Chef Philip Golding renews partnership with IAJ Wellness Corporation

PARTNERSHIP RENEWAL (L-R) Chef Philip Golding, Chief Operating Officer of S&L Fine Foods & Chef Works Philippines renewed partnership with IAJ Wellness Corporation (IAJWC) as Culinary Consultant here with Cris S. Llamo, Vice-President and General Manager of IAJ Wellness Corporation.  IAJWC is the official distributor of premier products like BREVILLE®, MATSTONE & the newest MISSO® s2o Seed-to-Oil Extractor. For more on IAJ Wellness Corporation: visit www.iajwc.com or see www.misso.com.ph for the newest IAJWC product. 

Chief Operating Officer of S&L Fine Foods & Chef Works Philippines, Chef Philip Golding recently renewed partnership with IAJ Wellness Philippines Corporation (IAJWC). IAJWC  the Philippine distributor of such innovative, highly effective food & wellness products like Breville®, Matstone & the newest MISSO® s2o Seed-to-Oil Extractor.   

Eight years as Breville® brand ambassador, a premier brand of kitchen products designed and engineered in Australia, Golding now works as part of IAJ Philippines Corporation research and development team. “As someone who is focused on training, Golding said my job with IAJ Wellness Corporation is to teach or transfer the knowledge to home users and to look at the application of IAJ Wellness products in smaller restaurants— mostly with younger chefs with 15-20 cover restaurants.”
Jul 8, 2017

Effective Ways to Boost Energy Level Instantly



In daily routine, excessive work overload can make us dull and less productive. When we push our brain too hard, after some time we get exhausted. Getting exhausted is not something good for our performance. At this state, we need something to stimulate us and make us energized as before. There are many different methods that make you feel fresh for the rest of the day. The good thing about these methods is that they are not time-consuming. You will be at your best energy state in no time. Choose the best suitable method and be energized instantly.
Jul 7, 2017

Tips For Growing Your Hair

Hair growth is something that many of us try desperately to achieve, often expecting some miracle cure that will help it grow long and luscious like Giselle. Growing long hair takes time, a lot of patience and some TLC, but there are some things you can do to help it speed up. If you’re looking to grow you hair or would like to thicken thinning hair the following tips could help you add those inches in no time.

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Jul 6, 2017

Choosing Curtains

"A curtain is a piece of cloth intended to block or obscure light, or drafts, or water in the case of a shower curtain. A curtain is also the movable screen or drape in a theater that separates the stage from the auditorium or that serves as a backdrop."I think curtain is one of the things that home must-haves.In office too,But offices usually uses blinds.

There are many criteria or ways to consider in buying your curtains.The most basic one is the color and design,We first look at the prints and designs if we like the color.Secondly is the fabric,We want that it's not too thick or thin type of fabric that used when we are buying and don't forget the lenght and lining too.Third are the type of cleaning,Washing or dry clean and are you buying one for your home or for your office.These are things to consider when buying. curtains.

Bubble Man makes cleaning fun and easy!


When you are a stay-at-home-mom or other says it as a SAHM like me,You probably wash dishes and other things at home many times in a single day.Using dishwashing soaps can make our hands dry that's the one of problem i encountered with dish washing liquids.Sometimes my kids wants to clean their toys,They always insisted maybe they did'nt really want to clean it but to play bubbles and water. Kidding.Anyways,I don't usually let them clean thier toys because i'm afraid their hands will be dry and can cause itchiness and other stuff.

I discovered these Bubble Man dishwashing liquid that changed what we used to do.This brand is different from other dishwashing liquid,It's not drying at all,Making washing dishes fun and easy and doesn't leave any smell to utensils just clean!

Now,I'm confidently let my kids clean their toys with the Bubble Man dishwashing liquid,I don't need to worry at all because it's safe and non-drying.Washing thier toys became our weekend bonding.

Lookna – New Platform For Legit Business

Are you a legit business looking for ways to maximize your client base through online marketing and advertising? Are you struggling to keep up with new advertising trends, skyrocketing advertisement space costs and funneling a huge percentage of your revolving capital towards online marketing budget?
As they say, the struggle is real. It is so real for most entrepreneurs that some have thrown in the towel and decided to just “stay afloat” and be content with the leftovers from big scale enterprises that have all the resources to push their brand practically in every web corner. 
But, what if there is a new platform that you can utilize to gain more business traction for FREE?


We’re talking about Lookna.com, an advertising search engine that makes it easy for customers to find specific service providers or businesses. Lookna offers legit business owners advertising space, also called ‘listing’, on their website. All listings are verified meticulously through a three step verification method to ensure that businesses and service providers advertised on the site are legit. This is also Lookna’s way of eliminating potential scams and scammers. 

4 Unusual Reasons You're Gaining Weight

Weight gain is always something we’re afraid of. It feels like everyone is led to believe that gaining weight is a terrible thing and will make you incredibly unhealthy. This isn’t always the case, as ‘weight’ simply refers to how much you weigh, and you can be in incredible shape and weigh more than someone that’s not as active and fit as you are. 

However, there are times where you may look in the mirror and think you’ve gained a few pounds. We’ve all had those moments where we feel fat, and we just can’t understand why. Or, those days where we hop on the scales and see that we’ve gained a couple of pounds. 

Sometimes, these things happen when you’re eating well and exercising regularly too. So, what’s deal? Why do you sometimes feel like you’re gaining weight? Well, it can come down to multiple different reasons that may seem a little unusual. Take a look at the info down below to find out what I’m talking about:

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Jul 5, 2017

iPhone Problems No-One Seems to Talk About

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The way some iPhone users talk, you’d think that Steve Jobs - or the ghost thereof - is some kind of wizard who magicked an utterly flawless device just for them out of thin air. This can be a problem for those who are looking to get a new phone, especially because so many of us rely on the opinions of others! A lot of iPhone users don’t want to talk about the problems that come with iPhones, simply because they don’t want to blemish the ‘cool’ factor that supposedly comes with owning one.

iPhones are pretty cool, and they do offer several benefits over Android phones. But it’s essential that you know about the sort of problems you might face if you get one! 

MERRIES, Japan's #1 Diaper Brand, is now in the Philippines


Finding the perfect diaper for your baby's needs can be a frustrating – and sometimes painful process, as a wrong
choice can lead to your baby's discomfort, leakages, and even health concerns.
Babies’ skin has only about ½ the thickness of adults' and is very delicate, which is why they need a diaper that
provides extra care and comfort. It's a good thing that Merries Diapers, Japan's #1 baby diaper brand for 10
consecutive years, are now available in the Philippines!




Why do smart moms choose Merries Diapers? Because it offers seven (7) features and benefits :
*Tape type features

●Soft Poo Leak Guard

● Color changing wetness indicators

● Excellent Absorbency and Long Lasting Dryness

●Exceptional Breathability

● Ultra Soft and Fluffy Surface that is gentle to baby's delicate skin

● Soft reusable magic seal

●Merries Bunnies cute designs
Jul 4, 2017

World's first compact pedal with true polyphonic octave effects! 


The Boss OC-3 SUPER Octave Pedal is the world's first compact pedal with true polyphonic octave effects! With Polyphonic Octave mode, drive mode with distortion, and the original OC-2 mode, this is the most versatile octave stompbox ever. Outrageous octaves with a single stomp!Some of it's features:
•World's first compact pedal with true polyphonic octave effects.
•Separate inputs for both guitar and bass.
•Drive mode adds distortion to octave notes for a fatter, more aggressive tone.
•Includes the original OC-2 mode, capable of producing notes one and 2 octaves down.
•Poly Octave effect adjustable to play within a specific note rangeTracks clean on low notes.

Available and offers   best deal here check out real review from others buyers too.
Jun 30, 2017

Do's & Don'ts for New Moms Returning to Fitness

Firstly, congratulations on your new arrival! Secondly, let’s get down to business… getting fit once you have had a baby is undoubtedly a challenge. But it is one that you can master with the right attitude and the right fitness plans. Below, you will discover the dos and don’ts of getting into fitness as a new mom.


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DO seek motivation – It is important to find different ways to motivate yourself. It is all about what works for you. Some people like to make their phone’s wallpaper a photo of their pre-baby body to give them motivation. Others like to read fitness blogs so that they can gain encouragement from others. There are then those that write motivational messages to themselves on post-it notes and place them around the house. There are so many different ways you can give yourself the encouragement to shed those pounds.

Jun 29, 2017

How To Stay Healthy Without Breaking The Bank

Getting fit definitely isn’t an easy thing to do, particularly if you’re on a budget. Paleo diets and expensive personal trainers all sound fantastic - but what happens when you’re a normal person who doesn’t have thousands to drop on your quest for fitness? Here are a few ways to get healthy without dipping too far into your savings…

Get Fresh Food


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Let’s face it, not everyone feels like cooking from scratch when they get home, but if you want to get fit and healthy then it’s time to cut out processed food. Not only does processed food often cost a whole lot more than fresh food, but it also has a lot of added sugar, salt and saturated fats which frankly you don’t need in your diet if you want to be as healthy as you possibly can be. Look for recipes that use fresh food and start to make your own sauces.
Jun 24, 2017

Dresses at Millybridal



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"June is the most popular month to marry because The goddess Juno was the protector of women in all aspects of life, but especially inmarriage and childbearing, so awedding in Juno's month was considered most auspicious."

We girls always dreaming of a fairytale-liked wedding theme.It's like having a happy ending story always ended in a wedding scene.In speaking of wedding,One of the most important thing in the said event is the wedding dress.Yes!,A wedding dress for the bride,Detailed and well-picked.The color,Texture,Style and ofcourse it's within the budget.
Nowadays we always buy things online,Wedding dresses is one of the million things that can be bought online. Millybridal UK  is an online store which you can buy your wedding dress and also for the girls that will be participate in your big day Flower Girl Dresses UK     and Cheap Bridesmaid Dresses UK are also available.They have lot of dresses you can choose at affordable prices.Choosing colors and sizes are available even in customizing sizes for your own comfortable ,Even in plus sizes.
Millybridal is a professional wedding & events dress design and manufacturing company.
Offering free shipping on orders above £199 and hey they have an on-going sale happening right now!
The following are also available at the store: Accessories,Veils,Wraps,Headpieces,Wedding shoes,Handbags,Petticoats,Gloves.
Jun 20, 2017

Uni-Pak Mackerel Sinigang Recipe and Giveaway!


An easy kind of sinigang recipe we always love.Check out this recipe.

INGREDIENTS

1 can of 425g Uni-Pak Mackerel in Natural Oil,drained (set aside the broth)

4 pcs of okra cut into 3

Kangkong

3 tomatoes,quartered

1 medium-sized onion,quartered

10 pcs calamansi,juiced

3-4 pcs green chili (siling haba)

1 1/2 cup of water

Salt to taste


PROCEDURE

1. In a pan,place the water,tomatoes,and onion.Boil until the tomatoes are tender.

2. Add the mackerel broth and simmer for 1 minute.Add the mackerel,salt,and calamansi juice.

3. Add the okra,kangkong,and green chili.Serve hot.

Convincing Your Children to Eat Healthily

Convincing children to break their bad eating habits is incredibly difficult, but it’s needed and you’d be surprised at how unhealthy children are these days compared to a decade ago. Children typically eat a lot of sweets and snacks throughout the day. A can of cola or a bottle of fruit juice, a piece of chocolate and a biscuit will easily push your child over their recommended daily sugar intake, and their love for fast food will ultimately cause them to become obese in the future if you don’t carefully monitor their diet.

You’d be surprised at how straightforward convincing your children can be, but it’s important to treat your children with respect and understand that they want to indulge in the foods they love. Here are a few tips that will help you convince your children to take up better habits.



Jun 19, 2017

ALBAY CRAWL, HISTORIC SITES AND MAGAYON




Albay is one province with many hidden and known beauties, it bears beauty that is pure, basic and grand.  Albay has a certain charm that will sweep you off your feet and bring you to the time that was or give you a majestic feeling that is simply indescribable.  With fifteen  15 municipalities and three 3 cities, Albay bears so many things to see and experience.  
Jun 16, 2017

Top Tips for Encouraging Your Kids to Brush Their Teeth

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Just like eating healthy food, being active and going to bed on time, brushing teeth properly is an activity that kids often resist. However, it is one that can't be ignored. Brushing properly doesn't just benefit children when they're young, but sets the stage for a lifetime of healthy habits, good oral hygiene and keeping other health problems at bay. If your children are giving you a hard time every night when it comes to cleaning their teeth, it can be extremely frustrating. Here are my top tips for making it a much more bearable time of day!

Taming The Teen: The Cans And Can'ts

We all remember our teenage years. Despite being at the peak of our youths, most of us would admit they were the worst times of our lives. Never before or after are we so uncertain about who we are. It’s a rollercoaster alright. And, when your kids reach those tempestuous years, it makes sense that you want to ease their burdens. You’ll want to do everything possible to stop them suffering the way you did. Yet, when you try to help you teen, they push you away and freeze you out. What’s a parent to do? It’s not easy, but we’re going to look at a few of the cans and can’ts of helping your teen navigate the nightmare. 



What you can do

Let’s start on a positive note. While most parents to teens feel helpless a lot of the time, there are things you can do. Most importantly, you can provide a safe space for them to return to. When everything else is so uncertain, it’s crucial they have a stable home to feel safe in. Make sure, too, to provide them with a room they can call their own. Stock it with furniture, a comfortable bed like those mentioned at ChooseMattress, and a decoration style that suits your teen. Encouraging them to take part in the design of their room will ensure they think of it as their own. 

Jun 15, 2017

 How To Help When Your Kid Is Being Cyberbullied

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For all the good in the world, there is also bad, and that could not be truer with the internet. Yeah, it has its positives, it has tons of them, but cyberbullying is not one. Cyberbullying has caught traction in recent years and how we deal with it as parents are something that has no precedent. 

Fortunately, you don’t have to just accept it. You can prevent it by teaching your kids how to use tech safely, and you can help should it have already begun. That is why we have come up with these top tips to help you if you think or know your child is the victim of cyberbullying. 

Jun 13, 2017

 5 Ways to Get Kids into Nature

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Back when we were children, it was almost unheard of that we would play inside, and according to studies, children who grew up in the 70s and 80s spent at least two to three hours playing outside every single weekday. This kept them active, healthy, and social. Today, however, children would much rather stay in and watch TV or play on their computers than go outside and kick a ball around. 

Nature is good for our kids, encourages imagination, keeps away depression and allows them to develop far better than from behind a tablet screen. Playing outside keeps health issues at bay, makes us all happier and boosts immune systems. Here are a few tips to encourage your little people to get outside and play this summer.

Invite magic into garden

Children love a little bit of magic and mystery, so try constructing a fairy house at the bottom of the garden and creating a story around it. You can leave clues outside it before they get up in the morning for them to find, and they can decide what the mischievous fairies were up to overnight!

Make the garden accessible

By making the garden child-friendly, you will automatically encourage them to play out there. You can do this in a number of ways - by sending them out with chalk to draw on the paving stones, adding a slide or a paddling pool. If you are thinking about buying a trampoline for your garden, you can read Parenting Pod’s Skywalker trampoline reviews here. 

Make nature exciting

Having enthusiasm for nature will rub off on your children, and result in what is known as “parallel play”. So, if you show excitement for hiking, animals or gardening, your kids will too. Often, children do as we do and not as we say, and you will find them creating their own version of your activity nearby.

Don't be afraid of dirt

By sending your kids outside in their old clothes, you are teaching them that it is okay to get dirty. If you have a little one who would rather wear their fancy clothes, then it could be a good idea to just accept that they will get a bit muddy - after all, the play is far more important than the physical objects! Remember, once dry, most mud is pretty easy to get off, so try not to be too uptight about jumping in puddles or digging.

Take indoors out

If you child loves playing with their building blocks, dolls or Lego, set out some blankets outside and take their favorite toys with you. By changing the environment, you are changing the way they play, and showing them that a life outside can be achievable too.

Add water

It’s no secret that kids love playing with water! As a sensory activity, it helps brain development and lays a foundation for scientific and mathematical learning. So encourage splashing, pouring, sloshing, stirring and anything else which gets them wet!

Remember, the earlier you instill a love of the outdoors in you child, the less likely they are to become indoor people when they grow up.
Jun 12, 2017

Big Family Events Made Easy When You Host Them At Home

Do you ever look through the family photo album and struggle to recall the venue you’re at celebrating your last big birthday? Or reminisce about that restaurant you all loved that was the star of each of your anniversary photos? If you never cater or host your big family events at home, you might be missing out. Yes, it takes a little extra planning and organization, but it can make the whole celebration so much more personal and bespoke. Here are just a few of the best tips for making it easy to celebrate at home, whatever the occasion:

The Big Anniversary

You might be wondering how on earth you can keep this one a surprise. Why not collaborate with your partner to create the ultimate anniversary bash? And no, you don’t have to do all the work on this one. Hiring a caterer can make the whole party so much more relaxed for you both. Many private catering services can also provide waiting and bar staff. Then you can enjoy the party without having to worry about your guests having enough to eat or drink

When you choose a private catering service, look for someone local that can come to your house and make a full assessment. They may choose to use your kitchen for food preparation and will need to know what facilities you have. Alternatively, the food might arrive ready to serve, and you can just lay it out for guests to help themselves buffet-style. Choose the level of service that suits you both and your budget. Most importantly, make sure you sample the menu!

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You might also be interested in hiring a party planner, or an event designer. These are the people that can convert your comfortable family home into the party event venue of the year. They’ll take care of storage of your furniture, and manage all the decorating on your behalf. You simply need to pick a theme, and the rest is done for you. You might even engage some entertainers to wow your friends and family too. Hiring someone instead of managing this yourself should also cover any licenses you might need.

Of course, taking care of the entire party yourself is still doable. Download a party planner’s template to give you a checklist of tasks you might need to do. Choose a menu with dishes that can be kept warm or chilled easily for a fun party buffet. Serving hot plates are ideal for this. You might choose to buy them, but if you ask around your friends and family, chances are someone will have one or two you can borrow. As for decorating? Pop to your favorite online party store and pick balloons, garlands, centerpieces and more. Enjoy!

Kids Birthday

Entertaining your child’s select friends at home will always cost less than hiring a restaurant or ordering a party pack at a play center. That doesn’t mean it has to be hard work or boring. There are lots of things you can do to make the occasion memorable and lots of fun for your son or daughter. Start by asking what they would like. It’s often best to sound out your kids’ ideas because it’s so easy to be off the mark. 


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There are three things you need to ask them about. The first is entertainment. Are they interested in it at all, or is music and disco ball adequate? The second is activities. What kinds of activities would they like? Activities are often preferable to entertainers these days. Mini soccer, trampolining or jumping castles, or even a homemade treasure hunt could be ideal. Have a look at http://www.mykidsadventures.com/treasure-hunt-kids-guide/ for ideas about how to do this. The third thing to consider is the theme. Many under-tens are keen on movie or TV characters. Even fairy tales can be quite popular and trendy options.

When you know what their expectations are, you can begin to manage them! Explore their ideas but don’t go to extremes to make their dreams come true. It’s not usually practical to have pony rides in your backyard. The risks might simply be too high, especially when other people’s kids are invited. The next thing to do is to recruit your happy helpers. Grandparents and siblings are great for baking cakes, preparing the catering, and helping to decorate.

On the big day itself, why not present your child with a birthday boy or birthday girl top to wear? You can even personalize it with their name and age at stores like http://www.zoeyspersonalizedgifts.com/birthday-boy-shirts/. Kids are often keen for everything to be about them on their big day, so think about what else can be personalized. The cake, the banners, and even the party favors can bear your child’s name and the date of the party. These are great for keepsakes and those all important photographs too.

New Baby

These events are often held at the home of the new Mom, but they are also one of the most tricky to manage. For a start, poor Mom is really tired and probably a little sore! The other problem is that there is no end to the guest list. Every member of the family and all the close friends want to be there to meet your little one. That can add up to a huge amount of socializing and hand shaking. To make sure you have time for everyone, try these tips to help you set up the party to run smoothly from the start.

This is the one party that really does have to cater for every age group. There are likely to be other babies, children, adults and even very senior members of the family. Finger foods are not only easy to prepare and present, but they tend to suit better the wide range of dietary requirements that will be in your home. It can also be a good idea to label each plate or dish with the name of the main ingredients and any potential allergy warnings. This will spare you having to answer questions about the food when you’re trying to meet and greet so many of your guests.


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Leaving all the drinks out for people to serve themselves isn’t a good idea, though. Alcohol should be supervised when there are children about. Instead, ask a member of the family to help you out by running a bar or serving drinks. Alternatively, have an alcohol-free party. You can still enjoy wine, beer, and punch without any alcohol in them. The nursing Moms might appreciate that too!

If you are hosting a Christening or Naming party, you might find that many of your guests bring gifts for you or the baby. With a large party, this can become a little problematic. Decide in advance where you would like the gifts to go. Alternatively, place yourself somewhere that you can open each one as guests come in to meet the baby. Make sure you can still nurse or pop out of the room as you need to.

The party essentials for this kind of event include:

extra packets of baby wipes, 
extra chairs to seat all the guests, and 
extra burp cloths so everyone can have a cuddle! 

Balloons aren’t really a good idea. Kids can get carried away with them, and if they pop, they may wake the baby. They can also be very hazardous if there are any crawlers or tots prone to putting things in their mouths. Keep decorations and small foods out of their reach.

Wedding Reception

Yes, you can host a major event like a wedding reception at home. This can make the celebration far more intimate and poignant. It will undoubtedly be a smaller affair than a hotel-hosted reception, so the guest list will be smaller. Most importantly it can reduce your spend, or help you allocate funds to things like the dress, the ceremony, or the honeymoon. Best of all, it means you can have complete control over the event from the decorations, to the catering.


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Many families that choose to officially marry after having kids prefer a home wedding because the house is such a big part of their lives. Having your own living room or garden as a backdrop to your wedding photos will mean so much more to you over the years. It will also provide more meaning to those all-important family memories. It's wonderful if such an important family occasion took place there. 

If you are the bride, it’s important you enlist the help of friends and family on the big day. After all, you have a lot of bridal duties to perform as well as being the hostess for the day. You might hire some waiting staff to serve food and drinks, or you might prefer the reception to be quite informal. If you’re having a summer wedding, make the most of your garden and hire a beautiful gazebo for the setting.

When it comes to the first dance, any floor will do, but hiring a small dance floor needn’t be too big a drain on your budget. Use some fairy lights to soften the light and create the right mood and atmosphere. Definitely don’t worry about clearing up until the morning. Congratulations!  


Jun 6, 2017

Parenting: Satisfying Teen Demands Without Breaking The Bank

Parenting is far from cheap at the best of times. Nonetheless, the costs shoot through the roof once your son or daughter becomes a teenager. Things become more expensive while they also gain new demands for social activities. Providing everything they need is a priority for all parents, but it can cause a huge financial headache. Therefore, taking immediate control is essential.

Frankly, there are a variety of steps which can be taken to satisfy those growing demands and requirements in a more cost-efficient manner. Try incorporating some of the ideas below immediately, and you should see great results in next to no time.

Little Ways You Can Make Some Extra Funds

Sometimes, for one reason of another, our incomes just don’t stretch as far as we would like them to. In these instances, often it’s the luxuries that we miss out on, from family days out to little treats. Obviously, the bills should always come first, but does that mean that you and your family should miss out on life’s little luxuries just because money is a little tight? No, of course, you shouldn’t. With that in mind, the question is, what are the little ways that you can make some extra funds



Jun 5, 2017

Looking After Your Family With These 5 Injury Prevention/Recovery Tips

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No matter how well we look after our families, there is always the risk that they might come to harm through an accident or unintended mistake. It can be awful to think about as a parent, but it’s well worth preparing for. Doing so might save your child from experiencing unnecessary suffering or fear when an unintended situation happens that immediately needs addressing.

This list will go into the 5 best methods to help yourself or your child deal with a situation that hasn’t turned out the way you hoped. Everyone is at risk of injury, and it can be tempting to think of your children as invincible. Unfortunately, it’s best to think about these things as soon as you can, because foresight teaches much better than error.
Jun 3, 2017

Buy Your Next Extensions at BestHairBuy

They say our hair is our crowning glory that's why we always wanted the best style,trendy color and healthy hair.For most of the time styling hair in many occasion takes time,Curling and ironing and many other things to do and I think when you are along in your room you can do that perfectly and you need someone to do it for you.
In social media nowadays,Picture perfect is what most the people aiming especially in taking selfies.We do all these to look amazing and be more confident to face other people because truth is,Not all people born having that shiny and healthy hair.



Jun 1, 2017

Take Care Of Yourself With Jil Gyung Yi

We women wanted to look clean and feel clean especially down there.When i started having a monthly period when i was in my teen age,I started to take care of myself more,I Started to use also feminine wash.Personally i don't have particular brand i just buy whatever is available or trendy brand that i saw in tv commercials.Just now I realized that I must choose the ONE that really gives the clean that I wanted,The clean every women wanted to feel.It's not about the brand nor how popular it it but how it really works.

How To Improve Your Mental Health

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Your mind is just as important as your body, so don't overlook it. There are many ways to keep on top of your mental health - here are just a few.


Eat healthy

Ever heard the saying a healthy body makes a healthy mind? - Well, it is so true! What you eat has a huge impact on your mood, so if you're feeling particularly low all of a sudden and aren't sure why, have a look back at your diet and see if you've been eating too much of something that you wouldn't usually.
A lot of people find eating healthily to be too much hassle - having to prepare all the fresh ingredients takes time, and if you're a busy Mom, then it just adds to the other many things you have to worry about. Whereas as fast food only takes a few minutes to arrive and you don't have to do anything. Right, that's what people think, but there's a whole bunch of easy, healthy meals that just about anyone can make, and don't take up your precious time.
As well as eating right, you should also be staying hydrated. Water is like pure gold, our body needs this to look and feel better. We were once told that we should be drinking at least eight glasses of water a day. But health experts now tell us at least ten to twelve!

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May 30, 2017

 How To Make Sure Your Child Is Safe With Your Nanny

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Children are our pride and joy, and we'll do absolutely anything to make sure they're safe, and well looked after.
So what about the day when you may need to hire an extra pair of hands to help out with family life? Nannies are great if you aren't able to do everything yourself, and they can play a big part in your child's happiness, essentially becoming a real friend to both you and your little one.
Whenever you decide to open your doors to someone, you should always be wary. You don't yet know this person, and if you're going to let them be around your children, you need to know they're to be trusted.
May 24, 2017

3 Simple Steps To Help Your Child Sleep Alone

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It’s not a bold statement to suggest that a lot of moms don’t look forward to bedtime. Especially when you have young children that don’t sleep very well. 

A big problem for lots of kids is that they don’t like sleeping alone. This isn’t much of an issue when they’re really little, in fact, it can be pretty cute. But, you know that they have to sleep alone at some point, and getting them to do so can be difficult. 

Difficult, but not impossible! Today, I have a few simple steps you can follow that will help your child sleep alone: 
May 23, 2017

Planning The Best Birthday Ever!

When you’re a parent, it can be hard to know exactly what to do to celebrate your child’s birthday. There are trends and fads going around preschools and schools that most of us will never be in on, no matter how hard we try; we will never fully understand the complexity of them and just what needs to be done to help incorporate it into a theme to be used for a party or other celebration. It’s also hard to keep to a budget when there are so many options available for them to pick from to choose their gift. More and more children are becoming increasingly aware of brands and what they mean to us in society; so do we stick to investing into this consumerism or stick to what we know and love and hope for the best? 


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This Is What Your Aches And Pains Are Telling You About Your Health


Most people think that living with aches and pains is “normal.” But it turns out that the natural state of the human body is health, not disease. However, it’s hard to take this view when so many people living Western lifestyles and sick and in pain all the time. Having aching joints and back seems normal because it’s so common.


Here we’re going to look at some common aches and pains and what they might be telling you about your overall health.


Aching,Tender Calf


An aching calf might not seem like that much of an issue. But it turns out that it could be potentially life threatening. Aching calves are usually the result of something called deep vein thrombosis. It’s where the veins to the calf are blocked, preventing blood from returning to the heart. Not surprising, the Mayo Clinic says that this is a serious condition. There’s a risk that the clot will become dislodged and return closer to the heart where it could cause even more damage, including a heart attack or a stroke.


As such, if you notice that your calf is swollen and tender, seek immediate emergency medical attention.


Sore Back


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May 22, 2017

 Help Your Teen Host Their Party - And Reduce Your Worry

The truth is that a lot of parents often find it quite frightening when their teen child wants to host a party. This might especially be true when they want to host it in the parental home. For obvious reasons, you might be excused for worrying about such an occasion. However, it is in their interests if you are able to allow them the occasional party. Not only is it important for helping them to develop their social skills, it also helps to encourage a healthier relationship between the two of you when you allow that kind of freedom from time to time. What’s more, it gives you a chance to get out of the house yourself - and we can all agree that that has its own benefits.

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May 20, 2017

A Forum with Bruce Fife, C.N., N.D


Bruce Fife, C.N., N.D – the Author of over 20 booksincluding the best selling "THE COCONUT OIL MIRACLE", "COCONUTCURES" and "STOP ALZHEIMER'S NOW". Publisher and editor of theHealthy Ways Newsletter and Director of the Coconut Research Center,Certi&ed nutritionist will be the keynote speaker of the upcoming “TheMedical Science of Coconut Oil Forum” along with other nationally recognizedspeakers. The Forum which will be hosted at the Ateneo Professional Schools Auditorium on Monday, May 22, 2017.
May 19, 2017

Herbalife Nutrition Urges Southeast Asia Consumers to Actively Combat Obesity with Balanced Nutrition Habits



Speaking at the Southeast Asia Public Health Conference, Herbalife Nutrition Advisory Board Member Dr. Wang Chin-Kun underscored the role of balanced nutrition in the fight against obesity.


Global nutrition company, Herbalife (NYSE:HLF), is urging Southeast Asia consumers to actively combat obesity by adopting balanced nutrition habits in everyday living. Speaking at a lunch symposium of the 1st Southeast Asia Public Health Nutrition (SEA-PHN) Conference, Herbalife Nutrition Advisory Board Member Dr. Chin-Kun Wang highlighted the role of balanced nutrition in supporting the fight against obesity and expressed concern on how often it has been underestimated in the region. Held on May 14 – 17, 2017 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, the SEA-PHN Conference aims to promote and sustain public health nutrition in the SEA region.

Confidence Boosters You'll Love

Life as a Mom can definitely be magical and wonderful. Yet, there are times when it can get you down. Moms everywhere work hard to bring the best of what life has to offer to their children. This often means they’re neglecting themselves though. And that can drain your energy and leave you lacking in confidence ladies! So what can you do to perk yourself up once more?

Prove to the world you are still the empowered and beautiful woman you have always been. Much of our confidence comes from our past achievements. Look around and see just how much you achieve every single day. You might not have cleaned the dishes yet, but your kids went to school, happy, healthy and well fed. And you might not have applied any makeup yet this morning, but your home is elegant and stylish and the envy of all your neighbors. Forgive yourself those little things you didn’t get around to yet. 


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May 18, 2017

 3 Common Causes Of Regular Stomach Pain

Stomach pains are extremely common and can come and go within an instant. When you have an upset tummy, it can wreak havoc on your health and wellbeing. You may be unable to eat, and it could cause other health issues that lead to you losing weight, fast. 

It’s important you figure out what’s causing your tummy pains so you know how serious it is and whether or not you should see a doctor to get it treated. So, here are a few common causes of stomach issues:

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Period Pains

Naturally, one of the main causes of stomach pains in women is down to periods. Some people have these more than other, it just depends on your body. But, if you wake up and have stomach cramps that don’t seem to go away, make sure you check your calendar. If it’s your time of the month, there’s a high chance these are just period pains. These are easily treatable, you just need a pain relief tablet or two to take throughout the day. 

IBS

Irritable bowel syndrome is so common amongst many people. This is where your tummy reacts badly to certain foods and causes you to feel stomach pain and sometimes sickness. You’ll also have a tendency to release gas more often, which can leave you feeling embarrassed. IBS symptoms can sometimes come after you’ve eaten certain foods, and they can last for a long time unless you treat them. You can control the symptoms with some probiotics for IBS, to help your digestive system work better and free you from any pain. In summary, if you’re feeling gassy and have stomach pains after meals, then it could be IBS. 

Indigestion

Another common cause of stomach pain comes from indigestion. Now, this is quite similar to IBS, but there are some differences. Mainly, IBS is a condition that you have, and the symptoms may go away for a while, but they can always come back. Indigestion is simply something that happens after you’ve either eaten too much, eaten too quickly, or just eaten a certain type of food that doesn’t sit well with your stomach. You’re likely to feel bloated if you have indigestion, and it can make you want to lie down and not eat anything until you feel better. The good news is, it can be controlled with antacid tablets and tablets for acid reflux. If you’re always bloated after meals, try eaten slower, reducing your portion size, or switching up your diet to include more fiber. Fiber helps with healthy digestion and is always needed in your diet. These days, people get caught up in ‘protein rich’ diets and forget about other important things like fiber. As a result, they struggle to digest things and get indigestion. 


These are three common causes of regular stomach pains. If you keep getting a sore tummy that’s disrupting your health and stopping you from doing things, then it’s most likely down to one of these reasons. Make sure you treat your stomach pain so you gain relief from it and can get back to being your active self once more.