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Tracey Clayton is a full time mom of three girls. She loves cooking, baking, sewing, spending quality time with her daughters and she’s passionate for writing. She is contributor on High Style Life and her motto is: “Live the life you love, love the life you live.”

If you happen to have a big family and a big backyard that feels unused, there are ways in which it can be transformed to fit all your needs. All it takes is some effort and creativity. So, if you’d like your backyard to reach its full potential so you can truly enjoy every minute spent in it, here are a few suggestions you should consider.
Help Kids Understand Math
Math can be frustrating sometimes, especially if you’re not into numbers. With kids, it can be even more frustrating, since they have other school obligations to complete, and the last thing they’d do is sit at home and do fractions or learning to multiply. If your kids are struggling to learn math, here are some tips on how to make it easier and more fun:Be patientHelping your kids with their math homework is a struggle known to almost every parent. Kids can be notoriously stubborn, especially if they see you losing your composure while trying to teach them.
Parenthood Balance
Being a parent is one of the most beautiful things in the world but it’s never easy, especially when you work full-time. Balancing your work and parenthood may be challenging but, fortunately, it’s not impossible. With the following tips, you may find your own perfect formula to juggle your responsibilities at home and at the office.
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A huge part of being a parent is providing a safe, loving environment for our children. While we can’t protect them from everything no matter how hard we try, we can give them what they need to grow up safely and thrive in life. Are you eager to help your own kids by giving them the kind of environment they need in order to be healthy and happy? Then take a look at some of our tips if you want to know all the ways you can do that.   Safe on the road  
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Pouty faces, pushed-away plates, and loud proclamations of “Eww!” are no one’s idea of fun, and yet every parent knows them. From deciding that anything green is downright evil, to little quirks such as refusing to eat anything with a crust or anything that isn’t round, children who are picky eaters can often be very exhausting. The amount of organization and effort required to prepare meals that they won’t hate takes its toll on an already tired parent, so finding a solution and changing your child’s eating habits is important.
Exercise Benefit for Children’s Health
In today’s world most people tend to link physical activity with weight loss, and forget all the important benefits it brings to both our body and mind. For kids, especially, keeping physically active is a must, it helps improve their motor skills, get that extra energy out so that they can sleep better, and most importantly it teaches them discipline and commitment.  
Early childhood is riddled with excitement, laughter, tears, exploration, and conquering new heights. Quite literally in fact as a child learns early on how to crawl, stand on its two feet and wobble around in search of interaction, entertainment, and knowledge. The very fact that children display a tendency to touch, examine and taste (oh the horror) everything they come into contact with means that their developing brains need guidance, knowledge and various creative stimuli that will help them develop their motor skills and cognitive functions early on.
Sometimes we look at our children, noticing how innocent they are. A child’s innocence is a lovely thing, so when the time comes for them to grow up and face the harsh realities of the world, our heart breaks. Choices are all around them as they walk through life, and it’s not an easy thing to know what the right decision with the best outcome might be. Small kids and teens both need their parents for a very large part of their life, but we can’t always be there for them.
There are problems in every family and sometimes the biggest difficulty parents must face is telling their children that something is wrong. The manner in which these issues are approached in the presence of your children can determine how they will react, how it will affect them and whether it will have some long-term consequences on them. This is especially difficult when one of the parents or another member of the family is struggling with addiction. In such cases, as a parent, it’s your obligation to talk to your children and find the way to explain the situation to them.


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