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Times When Parenting Is at Its Most Challenging

Although parenting can be incredibly rewarding and can mean that your life is littered  with  an extraordinary number of special memories,  certain  times  are more challenging than others. Then, here is an assortment of times when parenting can be  tough,  and events might not always go to plan.  Weddings  Weddings are usually large occasions that can make your children incredibly excited , or incredibly nervous ,  if their life will change after the wedding .  In  all  the chaos of the wedding, your children may end up getting under your feet, especially if you are planning the wedding yourself. Not only can your children get excited, but they can easily become bored, tired , and deflated throughout the day, which can easily lead to tears and tantrums. Then, if you are planning to go to a wedding  soon , you should   look for tips on   keeping your children busy at weddings .  Vacations  Most people look forward to their annual family vacation, especially if  they  are  going on vaca

How to Successfully (and easily) Redecorate Your Home

You love spending time at home with your family and with your kids. However, when you spend so much time in one place ,  you can get fed up with looking at the same items  over and over again . Changing your room layouts and even introducing new pieces can help you freshen up any space. To successfully and easily redecorate your home, here are some free tips to follow: Give Every Room or Area a Theme When tackling rooms ,  it is important to try and focus on one central theme if you  are able to . A theme will then give you a base on which you can work (and build). For example,  in your master suite , you could look at introducing a nautical theme to the bedroom. Or ,  in the living room, you could look at introducing an earthly theme. When you have the beginnings of a theme, you can then start looking at color schemes. If there is not one uniform theme you like, then take elements of what you do like, and create your style.  You will find redecoration easy if you have something to wor

Why Brooklyn is Great for Families with Kids

We all want the best for our children, so why not allow them to grow up in one of the best New York City neighborhoods? Brooklyn is great for families with kids and offers so much to people of all ages . If  you are a parent  looking for a new home for your kids, here are some reasons you should consider Brooklyn as your new home.  The process of moving to Brooklyn with kids  Moving with children can get very complicated. It requires planning in a way that doesn't disrupt their schoolwork. It's best to get  assistance with the process  in order for everything to go smoothly and hire moving services in Brooklyn when moving. Professional movers will help you relocate quickly and efficiently. Moving by yourself may seem like something you can easily do. However, it requires a lot more time, effort, and money than doing it with the help of a professional . Once you factor in the traffic of New York City, you'll see that it isn't worth trying to do it yourself. Instead, use

12 Health Care Tips for Dogs - Ultimate Dog Health Guideline

You care for your dog and want the best for him. This implies that you maintain your dog regularly to keep it healthy. Whether you have just acquired a puppy or have lived with dogs your whole life, this list will include all the information you need to care for your new best friend. Take a look and update your pet's care checklist accordingly. Never Over-Stuff Your Dog In America, obesity rates are rising and now exceed 50%. Overweight dogs are at a greater risk for metabolic disorders, cardiovascular disease, and joint illnesses. They also have reduced mobility and can't engage in active pursuits as often as they'd like. If you care for your pet, you will feed them in the proper quantity. Don't give in to their pleading puppy eyes. Keep Your Hands off Your Dog’s Nose It is normal for a dog to have a moist nose. Moistness on the nose is a good sign for dogs. Depending on the breed and the season, a healthy dog's nose may be bone-dry or somewhat wet. Sweating is a n

Frubites - The Perfect Snack For Adventurers

As an avid outdoor explorer and adventurer with a wild and crazy family that is the same way we are always looking for snacks that are lightweight, easy to pack, and give us energy. Whether we are hiking, walking, biking, fishing, or hunting we need to fuel our bodies with healthy foods that tastes great.  Most of the time we are accessing areas where backpacks are the best mode of transport for our food and that means packing less but healthier options to keep us moving for hours.  Frubites are absolutely delicious and give us healthy energy that helps us all maintain the level of energy we need to have fun and stay alert for anything that comes up on our adventures. They are freeze dried fruits and veggies that contain zero sugar, zero fat and make you feel great while your out and about.  The bananas are great for eating solo on the trail or adding to oatmeal and cereal. The pomegranate pieces are equally as delicious and as a super food provide you with the feel good power you need

9 Simple Ways to Get Your Home Winter Ready

As homeowners, we frequently deal with the more unpleasant effects of changing seasons. For example, a significant snowfall can result in power outages, burst pipes, and an overworked furnace.  If you don't get your house ready before the winter chill sets in, cold weather, ice, and snow could cause serious harm. This checklist might help you prepare your home for winter.  Pipe insulation  Eventually, frozen pipes will grow and rupture, costing you a lot to fix. However, using foam, rubber, or fiberglass sleeves to insulate your pipes is a simple technique to prevent damage.  Your pipes have likely frozen if water flow from your faucets slows down or stops entirely. In that case, get in touch with a plumber right away.  Plan for a well-heated indoor   Nothing is worse than finding out that your furnace is broken when it is frigid outdoors. To begin, turn the stove to ensure it is functioning as intended.  Next, inspect and clean the exhaust vents and the heating vents inside your

How to Keep Your Teeth and Gums Clean and Healthy

A good dental routine should always include both brushing and flossing the teeth. Still, there are some other things you can do to help keep your teeth and gums healthy, which will be good for your overall health.   Brush Your Teeth Twice  a  Day  f or Two Minutes   The first step to having clean and healthy teeth is to take care of your mouth every day. If you follow the "2x2 rule," which is to brush your teeth for a total of four minutes, twice a day, you can avoid getting a plaque.  Those of you  who also have kids should start teaching them about this idea when they are young and try to find ways to make it fun. You could play them a song or use a timer to tell them when exactly two minutes have passed while they brush their teeth.    For more help with kids (and their teeth) check out my article on keeping braces clean: https://www.funkyfrugalmommy.com/2019/12/five-ways-to-keep-your-braces-clean.html     Floss Daily   It is recommended that you floss your teeth every nig