Author: Diethics

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Help Your Child Transition Through Major Life Events

It is amazing how resilient children can be. For the most part, they take life as it comes and make adjustments accordingly.  Most children make adjustments more easily to temporary changes such as bedtime routines, new foods, or a new babysitter. However, there are times when more permanent life-altering events occur that require preparation and a bit more...

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Have a Great Christmas Despite the Poor Economy

There’s no getting around it: times are hard right now. Our economy is at a low the likes of which many of us have never seen before, and that makes it difficult to pay even basic things like bills, food, and transportation costs. Add in the fact that Christmas is coming, and the state of your...

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Say Goodbye to Halitosis: Learn How to Keep Your Breath Fresh All Day

Halitosis, more commonly known as bad breath, is everyone’s worst nightmare. It is an affliction that equalizes everyone, as it doesn’t discriminate between the rich, the poor, the beautiful, or the ugly. It just drives everyone away, and it is strong enough to completely disregard reasons. If you are already feeling sorry for yourself, don’t. Because...

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Guest Bedroom Makeovers You Can Do in Time for the Holidays

This is the season when you expect overnight guests, so it’s time to open the door of that guest bedroom and assess the situation. If you’re like most people, you’re going to find a room that’s become a storage space filled with all of the things you don’t know what to do with. That’s why S.A....

Does Your Child Have Problems With Homework?

Growing up Multilingual

I live in Turkey, and when I first started learning Turkish, I took private lessons in the home of a man who was married to an English woman. They had twin girls, six years old, who spoke both perfect English and perfect Turkish. “I speak only Turkish with them, and my wife speaks only English with...

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Newborn Necessities – A Summary Of Newborn Baby Essentials

For first time parents, knowing what you need to prepare for the arrival of your bundle of joy can be daunting. There are so many products on the market, it can often be overwhelming just knowing where to begin. There are so many things to think about, like nappies, baby clothes, bassinets, bottles, toys, sterilisers, bib...

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Green Products Every Baby Needs

When I was pregnant the first time, I didn’t have a baby shower. Did I feel bad? Of course not. It wasn’t a big deal. How much stuff did a baby need? A few friends gave me some presents: a piggy bank, a little hat, stuffed animals, a diaper bag. Then I started reading What to...

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Getting All-out for Every Gathering

If you’re anything like me, you have a couple of shelves in the kitchen (or perhaps an entire cabinet) of things that you only use for special occasions: the good silver, the expensive glasses, the beautiful serving trays. Chances are, these things never see the light of day, except maybe at Christmas, and perhaps not even...