Buying a gift is never an easy task, unless it’s for yourself. This is especially true if there’s a considerable age gap between you and the recipient. So, what to do when you have to buy a gift for a teenager? Obviously, the best answer is to go down the memory lane and remember what gifts you were looking forward to when you were a teen. However, it’s true that times have changed and what was trendy even just a few years ago may not be so now. In that respect, you may want to check out the following birthday gift ideas that all teens absolutely love.
A nicely decorated functional nursery is a safe haven for both parents and babies. Since it will be the room in which a baby will grow and spend most of the time, it's imperative that you decorate it properly to make sure your baby is comfortable spending time in the nursery. Not only should you pay attention to the colour scheme, but think about the furniture you want to invest in as well as a few other important issues that will help you decorate the perfect baby room. Colours
As parents, it’s our responsibility to make sure our children are healthy and this also includes paying attention to our children’s oral health. As orthodontic problems fall under oral health, it’s important that parents seriously consider braces for their children, in order to avoid possible problems. While parents can detect that there is a problem with child’s teeth it’s also recommended for your child to visit an orthodontist in order to get a checkup.
Being a parent is a big, scary task for anyone, and new moms have a lot of different things to think about. It's definitely not easy, and you will need all the help and support. In addition, various tips and tricks can help you get through it all a lot easier and with less of a hassle. Sometimes you might feel like you are drowning in all of the new responsibilities but it's in those times you have to remember that many women have been through this and that you are not alone. Pockets save lives
The bond between parent and child is an intense attachment that makes parents want to protect and care for their little one, shower them with love and affection and make the world a better place for them. Because of this bond, parents are willing to sacrifice their sleep, socializing with other people and even their jobs and their own well-being. Even though that bond is usually immediate, sometimes bonding with the baby takes longer. So, if you haven’t bonded with your child, don’t worry, it will come in time. Also, these little bonding ways will help you establish this connection.
For the longest time, my kids were absolutely terrified of going to the doctor. We weren’t sure what caused it since neither their father nor I have ever made doctors seem scary. Even more, we’ve always tried to portray doctors as people who are there to helps us and people whom we shouldn’t be afraid of. But their fear remained. They were particularly scared of dentists, so we came up with several ways to shake that fear off, and the combo worked! Here is how we did it: Let them get to know each other
A lot of people in the world have bad eyesight, and a lot of them start wearing glasses at a very young age. There is nothing wrong with not having perfect vision, and most often it’s all due to genetics, but there are some things that we ourselves do that damage our vision. And while sometimes there isn’t much we can do about it, when it comes to our kids, we should do our best to preserve their eyesight for as long as we can. So what are the things that we can do to keep our children’s eyes healthy? Healthy habits
According to a type of research, people are exposed to sunlight twice as more during childhood than in any other time of the life. This is one of the reasons to protect children from the sun well, and prevent painful sunburn, that can eventually be the cause of developing skin cancer later in life. Young children should not be exposed to direct sunlight at all, since some children are sensitive to sunlight and might develop a rash, aside from many other skin damages. Infants
We can all agree that sports are fun. It doesn’t matter whether you enjoy basketball, soccer, swimming or something totally different. What matters is that you partake in a healthy activity and, frankly, it is hard to find a healthier activity than a game of hoops or a match of tennis. That is why it comes as no surprise that sports are equally important when it comes to children.
Psy.D., Author of What Your ADHD Child Wishes You Knew: Working Together to Empower Kids for Success in School and Life
Mila is a freelance writer with a B.A. in Linguistics. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, and studying foreign languages.