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5 Tips For Mompreneurs

A little more than three years ago I was living in a New York City apartment, about to give birth to my first child and simultaneously launch a startup called    The Groomsman Suit . The thought of becoming a ‘mompreneur’ was exciting and completely terrifying at the same time.   The responsibilities that come with children and family can often be a barrier for women who are interested in starting a business. The moment you learn that you are going to be a parent your priorities immediately shift. You think about what changes have to be made before the baby arrives, and what will it take to get there. Once the baby arrives, increasing expenses make it more difficult to leave a steady income to start a business of your own.   At the same time, I believe if you have a great idea, unwavering passion and the ability to overcome adversity, then go for it.  Women should not be afraid to chase their dreams or feel limited in what dreams are achievable by also wanting a family. d Whether you a

Top Toys To Buy This Easter

Kids will jump for joy when they play with Jumping Jack™, the world’s cutest bunny! Spin the spinner to see how many carrots you get to pick from Jack’s bunny hill. One of the carrots will make Jack jump, but it’s a different carrot every time. If he jumps on your turn, you’ll win if you catch him. Or, extra rules let every player try to catch him when he jumps.  If no one catches Jack, then the player with the most carrots wins. This delightful preschool game teaches hand-eye coordination, taking turns and quick reactions. From the makers of Gooey Louie, Barbecue Party, and Pop the Pig. For ages 4 and up. 2-4 players. Game Contents: 1 Bunny Hill 1 Jumping Jack Rabbit 12 Carrots 1 Spinner 4 Baskets 1 Instruction Sheet Get ready for buckets of fun with Mr. Bucket by Pressman Toy! Scoop up the balls that match your colored shovel and drop the balls into Mr. Bucket as he whirls and spins around the floor. Watch out – Mr. Bucket will try to block your ball

11 Things You Didn’t Think You Could Negotiate

Maintaining a budget is a lot of work but what if there were some opportunities to save in surprising places? With some simple negotiation tactics, you can work to lower expenses like college tuition, car insurance rates, and even monthly rent. Imagine paying less for the services and things you already use. Extra savings mean more money for areas that matter most to you. If you need help with where to begin and what to ask, this infographic from Self Lender highlights 11 things you can negotiate to add more value to your life. Negotiations don’t always mean financial betterment either—keep your well being and happiness in mind, too. When it comes to the workplace, there are many benefits besides salary that can be open for negotiation. For parents, some of the most important ones are daycare reimbursements and work from home flexibility. Don’t be afraid to ask for what you deserve.

Things to Look for (And Avoid) in a New Home

Are you looking for a new home? How would you know which house is the  right house ? Tired of living in apartments or living with your parents but don’t know how to buy a house? Had a bad experience buying a house and don’t want to repeat it? Well, here are some helpful tips to do when finding a new home for you and your family.  Red Fla gs  When  looking for a new home  there might be some red flags to watch out for. They might not necessarily be  dealbreakers  but helpful to determine what you are willing to fix up or just completely avoid.  Touc h Everything That’s right. Get your hands on everything you can. That means turn on every faucet (even the bathroom’s showerhead), and flush toilets. Check the light switches, swing open the doors, slide up the windows. Are the appliances working? It’s goo d to confirm what works and what doesn’t. Being aware of the things that don’t work, helps you figure out what problems you willing to confront and plan to address the issues properly.  T

Get Her Hopping With Happiness This Easter!

Spring is in the air and everyone is getting into the mood with the warm weather and skin being exposed all around the globe. Treat your lover this Easter with a toy that tickles every sense. Whether it is her first personal massager or you are adding to a vast collection this toy is a cut above the rest. Take it in the tub, in bed, out on a wild spring time excursion or wherever your heart desires.  For sheer, concentrated power and unparalleled relaxation, no other cordless massager even comes close to the best-selling and world-famous LELO SMART WAND™ Large . Groundbreaking Technology for Earth-Shattering Pleasure The vibrations build on contact with your body and the intensity increases naturally High-Powered yet Quiet for Indulgence Without Disruption Relax and unwind with whisper-quiet vibrations Cordless Design for Portable Power The rechargeable SMART WAND™ does away with cables – you get all the power of mains charging with more manoeuv

6 bucket lists to help you live your best life

When you start to build a family you realize that your loved ones are the most important thing that’s ever happened to you. It really puts things in perspective and reminds you of what truly matters in life. Bucket lists have the potential to do the same thing, and that’s why we love them! Making a bucket list lets you tangibly write down your life goals — plus, checking them is fun and rewarding. From making healthier meals for you and your family to starting your child’s college fund, there are a million things that could motivate someone to make a bucket list. Not sure where to start? These printable bucket lists offer 150 ideas to get you started — but our favorite one is blank. Print it out and take time to explain bucket lists to your little ones. Help them fill it out with their own goals and dreams. Happy bucket listing!

Spring Cleaning Your Commute: Why Switch To Bikes?

It's no secret that for most people, the daily commute is a frustrating part of life. Paying for gas, paying for car maintenance, sitting in traffic, and more can all add up and take a toll on you. However, sitting in your car stuck on the highway isn't the only option for a commute. This spring, you might want to consider switching from driving to biking when you have somewhere you need to go. Going Green Bikes are by far the more environmentally-friendly way to commute compared to cars. Not only do bikes not rely on fossil fuels to run, but they're more environmentally-friendly to produce, too. Energy and resources that are used for the creation of one single car can be used for the creation of up to  100 bicycles . Additionally, the benefits of biking are greater with each person that switches to bikes for their commute. One of the reasons cars are so destructive to the environment is because they get stuck in traffic, reducing  fuel efficiency . With fewer cars

Momo Challenge Advice For Parents

If you’re a parent, hopefully you have heard of the Momo Challenge by now. It’s a dangerous “suicide game” that targets children on social media. Some say it’s just the latest internet hoax while others argue it is in fact very real. Either way: it’s an important reminder that parents need to stay on top of their children’s online and social media activity.   Vinay Saranga M.D., a child psychiatrist and founder of  Saranga Comprehensive Psychiatry , offers this advice for parents:       -          Keep an eye on what your kids see online:  When today’s parents were growing up, the only strangers and dangers they had to watch out for were those in front of them. Social media and the internet are a whole other world and parents needs to be vigilant about what their children are looking at, who they are talking to and what they are doing online. Limit what your kids do on their mobile devices and insist that they only engage on larger screens that you can easily see.      -          You h

5 Tips to creating a custody agreement with your ex

Good parenting should be an important aspect of every child’s upbringing. Even if you are not in good terms with your ex due to certain reasons, it is important that you find a way to be in good terms so that your children are not affected negatively. Although your ex might not have been a good spouse to you, understand that they can still be the best parent. Your children need to have frequent and continuous contact with both you and your ex. They need your love to grow into responsible and happy people. Here are tips to creating a custody agreement with your ex whether you are separated or going through a divorce that will assist you. Understand that it’s about your children’s welfare Divorce or separation can cause a lot of emotional turmoil resulting in people focusing too much on their own pain and needs. This can make you forget to cater for your children’s needs. The custody is neither about you nor your relationship with your ex, but about your child or children. Though it m

4 Benefits to buying RC products for your kids

Nobody would entertain the thought of having dull kids who are afraid to socialize with others while at school. A vibrant kid is a joy to be around with. They are happy, and their grades in school improve when their play is exciting. If you want such kind of a kid, then you need to support their play by providing the necessary toys that they need. Avoid investing so much in indoor games and buy toys that spark creativity and thought. They render kids inactive and also inhibits their interaction with other people outside the house. Instead, it is advisable to buy them remote control (RC) cars to play with when they are free. Consider looking into the market for RC helicopters for beginners , and these will provide your child with a good experience, to begin with. The following are some of the benefits that your child is set to reap if he/she spends time outside with RC toys: 1. Improved competition The will to become the best is honed from a young age. A kid who plays with RC products