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How to (Really) Get Your Toddler to Sleep

Let your little one sleep with the easy tips I'll give you!

How to Make a Mosaic Heart Box

Making a heart box is easy! Check out how you can make one.

Dads Don't Just Wear Ties

Dads play a vital role for child development. Find out how so you'll get to love your Dad even more!

Earth Needs Moms

We love our moms but let us find out what they can really do for us and why Earth needs moms.

20 DIY Loom Bands Bracelet + 15 Creative Ideas

Still can't move on from the loom band craze? Get some more ideas here.

DIY Foodie: Sleepy Bear Breakfast

Your kids will be very excited for breakfast if you serve the simple egg and rice in a creative manner like this!

Friday, August 26, 2016

All You Have to Know About Clairvoyance

Today, we have a guest post that tackles on something that some of you might be interested to read.

Clairvoyance



Have you ever wondered how some people simply know things? They have intimate knowledge of events which is otherwise impossible to know. Furthermore, some of them are able to foretell future. These individuals are using their inner talent- extra sensory perception. If you wish to develop your God given intuition, it is best if you start by learning more about various psychic abilities. This way, you are able to tell whether you actually possess some of these talents.

When someone says that he is a psychic, he usually refers to the fact that he is clairvoyant. So, what does clairvoyance mean? It means that an individual has a gift of clear seeing. He is able to perceive things which are out of ordinary people’s grasp. They may refer to some shocking events or even things which happen on daily basis. They come in form of voices in your head. Occasionally, these voices may give you instructions as to where to go or what to do.

Clairvoyance allows you to access other plains of existence. With this ability, you are able to speak with the dead or with angels. However, there is much more to it.

Clairvoyance is just a general term which is used to explain various abilities. In fact, clairvoyance is something that refers to all psychic abilities which are based on all our senses. If we were to make a sub-classification, we could separate it into:

• Clairsentinence or clear sense
• Claircognizance or clear knowing
• Clairgustance or clear taste
• Clairalience or clear smell
• Clairaudience or clear hearing

Clairsentinence

When we talk about psychic sensitivity, this is a term which we usually use. Clairsentinence can describe overall ability to sense things. Visions are absorbed by all our sense including hearing, taste, smell etc. It is the most complex and hardest to handle power.
However, have in mind that these senses are often hard to explain. They come in a form of overall feeling. Perhaps the best way of describing is by saying that this is an innate intuition which encompasses all before mentioned senses and it can be noticed through string of various emotions such as nervousness, being ecstatic, being joyful etc.

Claircognizance

This is the second point on our list. Unlike clairsentinence which consists of various psychic abilities based on the use of our senses, claircognizance represents the ability to know things. In comparison to the first ability, this one is more based on our intellect as the main receiver. In this case, we are not getting information though senses but instead, they are simply instilled within our brain.

Some may say that this is a divine interventions or work of some other power unbeknownst to us. Nevertheless, these feelings are really strong and impactful and they are able to mold our opinion regarding some people. Occasionally, claircognizance can warn us of potentially dangerous situations.

Clairgustance

Have you ever felt as if there is something in your mouth? As if you tasted a familiar dish? Clairgustance connects us to a certain food. This food can be present in this moment on a remote location or it can be something which we see in future. It usually refers to some event or occasion and we are able to get insight into entire occasion solely based on that sense.

Clairalience

Clairalience allows you to smell certain things. It connects you to remote or future smells making a spiritual bridge between you and some remote place. For example, imagine smelling a particular flower and after a few days you found yourself in a field full of that specie.
Clairaudience

Similarly to previous cases, this power is based on another of our senses. When translated, it stands for clear hearing. With it, we are able to hear something that is distant, whether we are talking about space or time. It can be something that gives us warning or simply shows us the future.

As you can see, clairvoyance can be very complicated matter. Although we are able to divide in various categories, it still represents ability to see the hidden by using our senses and brain. In fact, the only thing that changes is the way we receive that message.

Monday, August 22, 2016

Dental Health for Kids: Take Care of Your Little Ones Teeth

Apparently, I am still busy and because of that, here is another guest post about caring for your little one's teeth.

Dental Health for Kids

Teaching children to care for their teeth should start early. It may be tempting to just let your child not brush or floss. Don't give in! Those baby teeth are very important. While they are not permanent, they act as guides for adult teeth. They also allow kids to learn to talk and eat normally. Learn how to get healthy teeth for children with these tips.


The Early Years

Good dental care for children should start early. Babies who don't yet have teeth can benefit from using infant gum wipes daily. Do not share saliva by using your mouth on baby's cups or pacifiers. Adult saliva contains tooth rotting bacteria.

Dental Health for Kids

Start brushing with fluoride toothpaste as soon as the first tooth appears. Childhood dental problems are at an all time high. By kindergarten over half of kids will have cavities. By using just a smear of toothpaste you can prevent early decay. By age three use up to a pea size lump of toothpaste daily.

Dental health for kids doesn't just mean good brushing habits. If you are not using fluoridated water you will need to supplement. At risk kids benefit greatly from a daily kid's vitamin that has a trace of fluoride. This essential mineral helps to put strength back into tooth enamel to prevent decay.


Healthy Habits for Life

Young children and babies often have different problems than older kids. Young children's common teeth problems often come from their habit of chewing on things or thumb-sucking. Knowing when to encourage kids to stop these habits is important.

Babies often gnaw on things to relieve pain in the gums. They are getting their very first teeth. As the tooth cuts through the gum it can be quite painful. Babies should be allowed to chew and gnaw upon some things. Chilled teething dummies or teething rings can offer a lot of relief. A chilled washcloth can also be given. Never freeze a dummy. A frozen item could cut the gums.

As children grow many turn to soothing thumb-sucking. This is fine for small children. A child's mouth will not be damaged. But as the child grows, he or she should be discouraged. Extended thumb-sucking can alter how adult teeth come in.



Use Proper Brushing Techniques

Children don't always brush their teeth correctly the first time. Many kids just brush hard in a back and forth way. This can damage their teeth. It also doesn't clean their mouth very well.

Dental Health for Kids

Use a soft child's toothbrush that is gentle on tender gums. Teach to angle the brush up slightly. They should rub gently in tiny circles. This cleans the entire tooth. Children should also learn to gently brush their gums and tongue. This habit helps keep the entire mouth cleaner and fresher.


Visit Your Dentist

Children who grow up with regular dental care are more likely to have a healthy mouth. Good dental health for children is ensured by seeing your dentist twice yearly for cleaning and a general check up. Small children might not be able to tell you that their mouth hurts. But a dentist will be able to quickly spot any problems.

Little children may not want to brush and floss. Many may not want to stop thumb-sucking either. But a good parent will figure out how to best teach their kids just how important good care is. Having the right upbringing in dental hygiene for kids has great life long implications. Not only will your kid have a bright white smile, your child will be healthier overall. Healthy people have good dental health regimes. Those habits start with you.


About the Writer

This post is written by Sally is a working woman and a mother of 2 kids (currently 10 and 8), living in a suburb of Brisbane. As mom, she learn so much about providing healthier and happier lifestyle for her kids. You can find more of her articles being featured on www.mouthsofmums.com.au.


Images provided by Sally.

Monday, August 15, 2016

Top 10 Breast Cancer Fundraising Ideas

If you are looking for breast cancer fundraising ideas, here are some that you'd surely love to try. Take a look at this guest post from Liza Ray that suggest fun ideas for the breast cancer awareness month.



Breast Cancer Fundraising Ideas



October month is going to kick soon and the gentle cause of raising funds for breast cancer patients is also near to stand for a good cause. It is a good thought to hold an event get the funds for the women suffering from the best cancer disease. Now science has innovated and found a good treatment to cure this disease.

There are so many NGO’s and helping sites which raise the funds and help the women to treat and fight against such type of critical disease. Hey! Do you want to join this fundraising action? You are at the right place. Here are the ideas to plan and organize fun raising event for the family and friend lady, suffering from this chronic disease. You can raise your hands for them and say she is not alone in her fight. So quickly look at down here under.


Color Run for Breast Cancer


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The Brest cancer color run can be organized in to spread the awareness about breast cancer disease. It is a noble marathon of color run you can plan and organize in the city or out of the city of 5 Km or more miles for raising fund. This event must be planned and organized in advance. 

Keep in mind you must choose a Pink Colored Powder for this marathon. You can call certain groups of supporters, family and friends and let them invite to run and the guests to sprinkle the pink colors in between the race. In some races donation taken before the race and some admit in between the race. You can collect the donation and give it to the NGO‘s or the breast cancer helping organization.


Host a Tea Party


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It is a fun loving activity everyone would like to join in. Host a pink theme colored tea party or luncheon party for the women dressed in pink. You can hold this event at a house, restaurant or any place. Entry in the tea party starts with tickets to buy for the donation purpose. Start by placing green tea, ice tea, hot tea, flowery tea and other flavorsome tea to pour in the pink color cups. You can serve a carrot ginger tea sandwiches, cherry scones, grapefruit ambrosia, orange poppy seed cake and other pink colored snacks for enjoying tea party.


Pink Cupcake Bake Sale


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In some cases you can try and effort on your own by baking a pink cupcake and sale for a good cause. Boob cupcakes are hot favorite amongst those. Get the online recipes of vanilla cupcakes and chocolate cupcakes frosted with pink piping bags. Bake a cake and take it to any fair or race or mass of crowd where you can sell it for raising donation.


Host a Themed Music Concert


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Get the best music composer friends and singers call them to arrange the live music concert. Get the tickets to buy and enter in the live concert. You must decorate this with concert with pink color balloons or ribbons. With this you can also spread awareness about breast cancer disease and call the audience to donate more for a good cause.


Buy Pink Ribbon Pins


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From decades ribbons pins are set to spread the awareness. Like red ribbon pin is a sign to spread the awareness for AIDS. You can also spread awareness of breast cancer and raise a fund by making a pink ribbon pins and sell it at the entrance of the mall or fun fair or any concert. Get the pink colored safety pins from the market and hot glue the small pink ribbons and tiny rose on it. Organize a pink table and put the donation box and besides this pink ribbons to buy and ask for donations.


Fundraising with Bar Night


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Get the local bar or restaurant and arrange the bar night for an Avon Walk evening. Get it started with serving Pink Lady, Pink Pussycat and Cosmopolitan. Tell the bar owner to hand over the 10% of the night’s sale to donate. Some good owners also donate more than 20%. Just spread a message for fundraising Avon Walk with social media and call the family and friends to join in this noble cause and give more and more donation.


Guys in Pink Car Wash


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You call the group of men who are all set to go and ready to wash the car for a noble cause. Call the group of people wearing a pink shirt or T-shirt with pink ribbon pins. A whole group washes the cars and the tips given by will be delivered directly to the breast cancer organization.


Street Sale of Jewellery and Craft


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A Craft sale is possible only in the area where you found a large number of crowds and especially for the holiday. Get the pink color hair pins, ribbons, safety pins and other girly utensils you arrange in the street to buy and get the donation money. You can also put a container of donation box besides this to ask for more donations except this.


Hair Cut at Salon


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A hair cut salon party can be organized at the local salon shop. Ask any of your salon friend or nearby salon to arrange a hair cut party at his salon. Give him to get the flat-rate discount and all he is going to give to the breast cancer awareness organization.


Use Your Talent to Donate


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Know your talent which the best suits to you and serve the best to others. If you are a good singer you can sing in the mass of a crowd or in the street area for fund raising. Or if you are a good painter, of course you can go ahead and buy the sketches online as well as on the streets. If you are a good mimicry artist, publicly you can make a group of friends and entertain the guests for fund raising cause.

So here are the ideas for you can choose and plan for the breast cancer awareness program. You can use Color Powder for Fundraising and ask for the donation for each and every event. But you must get the food color which is chemical free. Hope you like and get the idea of how to run for a noble cause.

Author Bio: Liza Ray is an artistic writer,guest blogger based in the USA with strong passion in writing for various topics such as Health/Fitness, Lifestyle, Photography, Fashion, and lot more - who is currently associated with Color Marathon, an Online Color Powder Supplier. She encourages Fundraising Events held in the USA.

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Sunday, August 14, 2016

How to Paint Your Coffee Mug In Just Five Minutes

Been very occupied these days but today, I am going to share with you a guest post about how to paint your coffee mug. Enjoy!

paint your coffee mug

The more you indulge, the more you can be creative with mind. There are unlimited DIY tutorials help you in making home décor things. In some cases you can make the gifts at home following simple utensils of home.

Personalized coffee mug gift is in fashion now. People do buy printed or personalized coffee mug to give the special gift to one very close to heart. Considering this we have come with the best guidelines for making beautiful printed mug from home only. It’s very easy to make. It fits into your budget and also a good thought for giving unique gift for the extra ordinary people.

If you are planning to buy the gift for your friend or family Personalized gift delivery shop is the best way to find supreme gifts in budget.


Ombre Dots Coffee Mug


paint your coffee mug

Make the coffee drinking time a quality time with ombre dots coffee mug. Imagine when you sip your coffee in the styled coffee mug. Making ombre dot coffee mug at home is easy and simple. You will need small things to apply and use. Look at the complete tutorial, how to make this.

For this you will require dot maker, Mug bisque, stickers, tooth pick, paint pod colors, you can choose the light brown (67), Brown (71), dark brown (72) color.

Let’s get started by sticking the “coffee” words on the middle of the mug. Stickers are the easiest ways to get the best designs and paints on the mug. But buy the quality stickers don’t remove easily from the mug. Press the stickers properly. Now time is to make the small dots around the stickers. First start making dots of dark brown with dot maker. Don’t worry about the size just put dots of random size. To get the lighter side now finish the half of the sides with light brown dots. It will create an ombre design from dark to light side. Once you finish it put it aside for drying. If you want the immediate results you can put this into oven for 1 or 2 minute. Now with the help of toothpick remove the stickers. Your ombre dot coffee mug is ready for gift giving or enjoying a home décor.


2- Paint With Porcelain Pens


paint coffee mug

Painting with porcelain pens is so popular in making coffee mug, flower vase; interesting photo frames and. Here we are going to use the porcelain pens make the different types of designs on pen. This is going to be very easy task for you to make a gift at your own.

The things you will require is:
1) porcelain pens set
2) porcelain mugs
3) double sided tape
4) scissor

Now let’s start making it. First we will start with making I love you Porcelain mug. First wash the mug in porcelain water and dry it by cotton cloth. Now take one white paper and cut a heart shape with scissor. Now stick the double side tape on the heart shape and stick it on the porcelain mug. 

Now the time is to make dots around that heart with porcelain pens. First shake the pen and press out the color. First use red color pen and start making dots around the heart, now apply different color pen dots like yellow, light green, orange. Now remove the heart shape paper easily. In that empty space write I love you with black or red color porcelain pen.

Following the same procedure you can apply bunny face or any message on this porcelain mug.


3- Diy Color Changing Mugs


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A DIY magic mug is ready to surprise your child. It can also be gifted to get the amazing gift on auspicious ceremonies. How to make it, read over here

You will need porcelain paint, porcelain color, sensitive pigment easily available on eBay and ceramic varnish. First start making design of heart shape on mug using porcelain pens. You can cut the heart shape and stick it on mug for the perfect outlook. Now use black color pen to paint the border of the design. Now fill this heart with red color porcelain paint. 

Get sensitive pigment and mix it in ceramic varnish liquid. Make the liquid like in ink like consistency. Now start painting the red surface with this sensitive pigment liquid. Let it dry for 10 hours.

Afterwards pour the hot water inside the mug, magical red color from black color will appear as the heat enters in the mug. It remains only for few seconds, after some seconds it will come back in the same black color design. You can also make other designs following the same tutorial.

If you are planning to go for wedding party, birthday party or in any happiest occasion personalized gift for her is the best option to choose for. Here we have guided you complete tutorial about how to make the personalized mug on your own. It is simple and easy to make a gift at home. Hope you will like it and try to make it at home.


Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Top 7 Most Popular Chocolate Gifts in UK

Today we have a guest post with mouth-watering pictures featuring chocolate gifts! You can get one for me too if you want. Lol!

Chocolates are the most adorable and best alternative for celebrating any event and occasion, whether it is birthday, wedding anniversary, baby showers or at whatever time party. There are various products solely made utilizing them and there are numerous different products where it is a fixing. Chocolates are loved by both the genders yet young ladies like it most. Chocolate is one of the well known gifts that everybody loves to give and get.

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Especially kids, they love chocolates like whatever else. Consistently if they find the opportunity, they can gorge on chocolates. What better approach to say, "I love you" to that unique individual than by giving chocolates like Guylian opus or Heart assortment or Just for you gift box. Love and chocolates go as one. You can send your special someone an entire assortment of chocolate gifts through chocolate gifts UK delivery services. And to some extent chocolates are good for health as well as there are tons of health benefits one can have from dark chocolates as well as milk chocolates.

Crunchy Munchy Chocolate Pizza

Crunchy Munchy Chocolate Pizza

The powerful Crunchy Munchy chocolate pizza consolidates smooth Belgian milk chocolate with heavenly toppings to make a perfect work of art and makes a genuinely remarkable gift for any event. It has a strong Belgian milk chocolate base with brownie scone and vanilla fudge pieces sprinkled with white chocolate twists. Completely reasonable for a veggie lover diet. This pizza contains gluten. This item is made in an environment that utilizations nuts and can't be ensured to be follow free. This pizza has a time span of usability of 9 months.

Happy Birthday Message Box

Happy Birthday Message Box

Wish them bon anniversaries' and numerous choccy comes back with this extraordinarily made box of chocolates – decorated with 'Happy Birthday' and loaded with an adjusted determination of pralines, ganaches and caramel chocolates.

Heavenly Honeycomb Chocolate Pizza

Heavenly Honeycomb Chocolate Pizza

For milk chocolate significant others everywhere throughout the world, this Heavenly Honeycomb chocolate pizza is guaranteed to raise a smile! This flawless carefully assembled chocolate pizza is made with the finest Belgian milk chocolate, milk and white chocolate honeycomb balls and vanilla fudge, sprinkled with milk chocolate twists - lovely! Appropriate for a veggie lover diet. This product is made in an environment that utilizations nuts and can't be guaranteed to be follow free. This pizza has a time span of usability of 9 months. This can be most flavorful, wanton, delectable, fun chocolate gifts.....ever!

Mini Chocolate Dipping Adventure for Two

Mini Chocolate Dipping Adventure for Two

For an enchantment of the faculties, there is nothing superior to anything chocolate. With all you'll requirement for an exquisite chocolate dipping background – with milk and dim chocolate pots prepared to liquefy and an enterprise of fruit, nuts and scones to plunge in. Ideal for a comfortable night in, or for dipping with a companion. Contains White Chocolate, Milk Chocolate, Marshmallows, Almond Biscuits, Mini Grissini, Gianduja Balls.

The everything Collection

The everything Collection

The Everything Collection is an incredible celebration of our smash hit chocolate treats, including the Everything H-Box, Salted Soft Caramels; Classic Drinking Chocolate; Salted Caramel Puddles; Trinidad 75% Dark chocolate bar; and a trio of nano slabs in 50% Milk Fruit & Nut, 70% Dark with cocoa nibs, and High-Cocoa White.

70% Dark Chocolate Batons

70% Dark Chocolate Batons

20 thin batons cast from mark 70% dark chocolate – a great cocoa hit however smooth and without exorbitant bitterness. Beginning with a clear sheet of paper we made a definitive shape and size for tasting chocolate - the baton! Initially made for Tasting Club, yet now the mystery is out and they are accessible for all. It is painstakingly designed to be the ideal approach to encounter the tasting notes of the majority of the chocolate grades. Its exquisite size and smooth bends make it perfect for nibbling, appreciating and sharing.

Dark Chocolate Marc de Champagne Truffles

Dark Chocolate Marc de Champagne Truffles

This scrumptious new expansion to incredibly famous Marc de Champagne truffle gathering is a delicious, handmade making of a dark chocolate and Marc de Champagne truffle focus, enrobed in the finest dark chocolate and softly cleaned in cocoa powder.

Chocolates are always unique gifts for kids whatever the occasion is. Chocolates are simply immaculate if you wish to express something special to your special one.

Author Bio : I am Flora Williams Working as Manager of flowersukdelivery. FlowersUKDelivery- Online Flower Shop is dedicated to offering best quality flowers throughout the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Brighten Up Your Kid’s Day with Fantastic Get Well Soon Gifts


Kids are not really good at handling illness. It is elder one’s job to make them comfortable and happy. Though there is not much efforts needed to do so, a simple gift can have its wonder on them. Kids love surprises, especially gift. No matter what is inside, they just love the feeling of getting pampered. Uplift their day with the fantastic get well soon gift available online. Simply order gift online and plan a big surprise or your little ones and uplift their day.


get well soon gifts


1) Baked Goods: Cake & Cookies


Boost and brighten up bedside of your little ones by starting their day with delicious and healthy baked goods like cookies and cakes. Express your affection and love through these pampering delicious gifts. Get well cookies are certainly the best gifts to bring smile on their face and start day with a good boost. There are cookies available in different shapes and size that can give a beautiful visual treat as well. Get well cookies bouquet can be a best hamper to gift them. Cookies are very beautifully and excitedly arranged using nice concept like soccer’s and many more.

This is not all you have amazing get well cake delivery available online that is freshly baked just for you. To add fun element into it, a Nurse Bear cake and many more such available online can be a right way to share love and affection with little sick ones. Make them feel good and just uplift their day.

2) Cute Stuffed Animals for Cute Kids


Stuffed animals are best friend soft kids. They love to keep them surrounded with some pampering soft stuffed animals. There are many types of animals available like bear, cat, and teddy and so on. If you know his/her favorite character pick up stuffed animal and gift it to him. This gesture should make them feel special and loved.



get well soon gifts

3) Craft Kits for DIY Activities

Keep kids involved in some activity so that they are not bored. During sick days or illness being guardian we have to be very careful about kids as we have to take care of their food, happiness and good health. Keeping them involved in some activity will divert their mind and make them feel better than before. It is always good to distract them during illness.

Craft kits with exciting gifts and many more can be good idea if the kid is really a craft lover. There are kits available according to the age group. So choose one.

4) Get well soon Gifts Hampers

Baskets are always a safe play when you no other choice to take along. The filled basket takes away your mind. Healthy goods stuffed in can make the best way to uplift little ones day. There are plenty of basket options available online for delivery. These baskets can be sent anytime with lovely delicious fillings inside. Rich gourmet basket can be a good option to send get well soon wishes to little ones.

5) Fresh Colorful Flowers

How can we forget the best ever, Flowers during get well soon wishes? Blooms have a very charming beauty to divert human mind into positivism and happiness. Flowers like Orchids, Roses, and Tulips make a good option as they are now high of fragrances and charming. However, while choosing blooms you have to be little careful as it should not cause any allergy to the recipient. So blooms with less fragrances are always best ones to send on get well soon times.





get well soon gifts

6) Smiley Face Get Well Balloons

Kids love Balloons. The charm of balloons can anytime make kids smile like the happiest one. To send get well wishes, balloons are the right gift to send at hospital or at home. With balloons you can share warmest wishes with dear ones. The online balloons delivery makes it easier for you to reach dear ones anytime with wishes. Balloon bouquet like “Brighter side of health” Shows you the real reason for smile with its brighter appearance.

7) Yummy Chocolates and Candy Bouquets


How about Hershey cake? Don’t believe it? Yes you have it online available in plenty of variety. This never before collection of chocolate and candy bouquets online can make a beautiful get well soon wishes for your kid to brighten up their day. No other gift can have that happiness than chocolates. So just make a best day for them by sending chocolates and many more!

Monday, July 11, 2016

5 Cute & Affordable Playroom Ideas You Must Try

Playrooms are a great place for kids to get creative within a safe environment. Most children love having a special place all to themselves, other than their rooms. If you house permits it, playrooms are great for keeping toys neat and contained. They are also a way to let your kids express themselves well into their teens.

Playroom Ideas


Thursday, June 30, 2016

Sponsored Video: Nestle KIMY- A #CoolReward for Kids!

I can remember that when I was still a kid, I love to help with the chores from washing dishes to doing the laundry. After every chore, I feel like I have accomplished a lot even if I was only allowed to wash the plates and utensils that I used. Well, that is if I am in the mood of helping but of course, like other kids, sometimes I also feel lazy to help because I prefer to watch my favorite shows, draw or read books.

So, the secret to making me and my brother help is to reward us with something that will encourage us to work like a chocolate, a yummy snack or we will be renting a new VHS tape movie. Oh well, so 90's right? Yup, we always rent many VHS tapes especially when its weekend.

Apparently, the reward system works not just in doing chores but even in doing assignments and studying lessons. Now that I am already a mother, I also use the reward system for my little girl but since she is just four, I use it so she would keep her mess after playing and in encouraging her to do her assignments.

I would tell her that she'd be given an ice cream (which is her favorite) or I will let her watch a movie or whatever deal we end up with. And yes, it works well that way too.

NEW KIMY Choco Popstar

I guess, the reward system is something that kids of all ages have experienced and it is a smart way for parents to motivate the kids to do something. Once they keep their eye on the prize, they'd be able to accomplish something and be rewarded in the end. It is actually a good life lesson, that if we do something good in our life, we will end up happy and we will be able to reach our goals.

When I saw the video of Nestle PH about how a cool mom rewards her kids, it didn't just give me flashbacks of my childhood but it also made me smile knowing that once the kids are looking forward to a prize in the end, they will surely do their tasks really well.

Well, who won't work hard to get that very delicious NEW KIMY Choco Popstar with a 3-layer chocolate? Even I would be motivated because I would also want a bite of the yummy treat with popping candies!

My daughter Bella would love this Popsicle because she loves ice cream so much and eats one like every day! So with the popping surprise when you bite the tip if the New KIMY Choco Popstar, Bella will surely be in all smiles. This treat combines everything she likes- ice cream, popping candy and chocolates! Plus, it also has the right amount of sugar for kids, which will not bother us moms if we give it to them as a reward.

NEW KIMY Choco Popstar

This made me think, why don't you keep two or three NEW KIMY Choco Popstars in the fridge? So that you will not run out of extremely delish rewards for the kids when you need one!

Watch the video here:





Disclosure: This post has been sponsored by Nestle, but all the thoughts are my own.


Friday, June 17, 2016

5 Ways to Become a More Self-Reliant Parent

How to Be a More Self-Reliant Parent

When you become a parent, it’s great to get help from other people, but it’s also important to be able to stand on your own two feet. Starting a family is a life changing event so it’s important that you know how to be self-reliant when the time arises. Below are some of the best ways to do this.

Learn to Drive

Learning to drive is one of the most effective ways to become more independent. Unfortunately, many parents don’t know how to drive and feel isolated in their homes because of this. The best way to solve this problem is to start taking driving lessons and apply for a driving theory test. You can greatly improve your chances of passing your theory test and driving test by taking some mock tests in advance on the Top Tests' website.

Take an Online Course

If you are a parent who spends a lot of time at home, you can put this time to good use by taking an online course. Almost every course imaginable is now available online which means you don’t have to leave home or spend a lot of time at college.

5 Ways to Become a More Self-Reliant Parent

Work from Home

The internet has changed the way many people work and has opened up a wide range of employment opportunities for people who have a young family. It’s now possible to complete a full week’s work without ever leaving home.

Writing, accounting, graphic design, virtual assistant work and web design are just some of the home-based positions you can do from the comfort of your own home and still be able to take care of your child or children. Setting up a home based office is relatively easy to do and costs very little. The main things you will need include a computer or laptop, an area to work in and a broadband connection.

Use the Internet to its Full Potential

The internet is the most powerful communications tool ever invented and has the potential to change the lives of many parents. Social media websites, community websites and blogs contain millions of pages of useful information and records of interactions between parents and people who need parenting help.

As well as this, you can ask your own questions and get help directly from people who have more parenting knowledge and experience than you have. You can then put this knowledge and experience to good use when you are taking care of your own family.

How to Be a More Self-Reliant Parent

Don’t Depend Too Much On Other People

When you have a child, most parents are inundated with offers of help from family and friends. However, you should not depend too much on other people. If you feel you are losing control of the situation, kindly remind others that you will ask for help when you really need it.

When you become a parent, you need all the help you can get. However, it’s also vital to be independent too. The tips above are just some of the ways you can do this and not have to rely on family members and friends all of the time.

Thursday, June 2, 2016

What You Need to Know About Dental Implants


Planning to get dental implants? Before you do that, it is important that you know everything about it first. And this article will be a guide for you which answers the most common questions about it.

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What Should You Ask The Dentist Before Agreeing To Dental Implants?

Missing teeth can be highly traumatic and it is important to get them fixed as soon as possible. Such a situation will lead to many problems and you can avoid them in most cases by getting dental implants. The problem is that most people know nothing about implant dentistry. They start learning only when they actually need teeth to be replaced.

One of the most important decisions that you will ever make is who will handle the procedure. There are many dentists out there but only some have the necessary skills and experience to guarantee a good income for the dental implant. With this in mind, always be sure that you ask the following questions during your initial meetings with the considered dental surgeons.


For How Long Have You Been Performing Implant Dentistry?

Dental implants have been around for only a limited time, even if the popularity is incredibly high at the moment. You most likely know that the implants were initially developed during the sixties but the truth is that it is only in the past few years that popularity skyrocketed. It is really hard to find dentists with years of experience to back up the claims that they make.

You want to talk with the dentists that offer implant dentistry services and learn as much as you can about personal experience. If the dentist only now finished training and did not actually perform many procedures in the past, it is better to look for someone else.



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Patients should always ask about dentist training, completed procedures number and experience. Obviously, there is no real number that you should look for but based on the information that you receive, you can get a pretty good idea about how great the considered dentist is.


What Is Your Current And Past Success Rate?

Statistics show that dental implant success rate is of around 98%. The problem is that the doctors that do not have a lot of experience will need to admit to numbers that are not at all as impressive as the general rate. That normally tends to happen when there is no access to brand new techniques or technologies that achieve the best possible patient outcome.

Dentists that only offered dental implants for a few years will normally not be able to answer such a simple question. The response will normally be evasive and you will hear that everyone was satisfied. That is quite normal since problems rarely appear after the procedure. Do be sure that this is a question that is answered. In the event that the doctor cannot answer, it means that there is not much experience to back claims.


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How Many Dental Surgeries Are Needed?

This is one question that many do not ask and you should not make this mistake. Dentists have to determine the number of procedures that are needed until a desired result is reality. Patients should know exactly how many surgeries are needed, based on what they want to accomplish. Do not assume that everything will be solved after just one.

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Turn It Up Tuesday Last Week to Guest Host

Hey everyone. This is my last week as a guest host of this awesome linky party. So if you haven't joined yet, come join the fun this week!

Welcome to another week on Turn It Up Tuesday!!! This week, we're celebrating Memorial Day. We're recognizing those that have served, remembering those that have lost their life in the line of service, and honoring the service members and their families.

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Silvie chose Easy Baked Risotto from our very own Elaine from Ramblings of a (Bad) Domestic Goddess. "I love risotto, but I'm scared to try to make it after a disastrous attempt. This recipe looks so amazing that I may just give it a try. Thanks so much for sharing Elaine!"
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Silvie chose How to get your kids to clean their room from Fun Money Mom. "This is such a great post! I always have a hard time getting my boys to clean up their room. Usually I end up doing it because it saves me from getting after them. I will have to try Lisa's ideas."
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Elaine chose Mushroom and Swiss Crock Pot Burgers from Just 2 Sisters. "I love mushroom Swiss burgers and so happy to have found a crockpot recipe."
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Elaine chose Copycat Ben & Jerry's Cherry Garcia Ice Cream from All She Cooks. "Ice cream is my weakness and this recipe looks fabulous. Definitely going to have to get the ice cream maker attachment for my KitchenAid mixer."
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Mari chose Banana Berry French Toast from Annie's Noms. "Annie has done it again with a treat that made my mouth water! This combo is a must try for me because French Toast is my go to at any time of the day or night. Thanks Annie :)"
Kareen also chose this post. "It is a good way to make french toast that isn't just yummy but also healthy. Nice for the kids too!"
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Mari chose DIY Car Storage Jars from Always Made with Love. "Then I loved coming across Lydia's diy storage jars made with the Hot Wheels because it reminded me of the years I decorated my daughter's room with Hello Kitty. Great job turned at awesome."
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Heather chose Tender Pork Kabobs Recipe from Cooking LSL. "I love pork too and can't wait to try the wine version of this marinade."
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Heather chose Turkey Taco Stuffed Peppers from Living La Vida Holoka. "You know I'm always looking for low-carb alternatives. Stuffing red peppers with taco filling is genius!"
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Tina chose $5 Outdoor Patio Furniture Makeover from AttaGirl Says. "Beautiful makeover. It's amazing what a bit of color can do. Great result, love turquoise.Thanks for sharing your makeover with us."
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Tina chose Pear Ginger Donuts [Vegan + Gluten-Free] from Healthy Helper. "The combination of ginger and pear sounds interesting. Love a healthy option and it is gluten free. An amazing recipe will definitely try it. Thanks for sharing."
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Stacey chose 18 No Bake Sweet Treats from Dreaming of Leaving. "As summer approaches I love having desserts, but prefer not to use the oven, any more than I have to. I love no bake desserts and they are perfect for outdoor cookouts. Thank you so much for sharing!"
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Stacey chose Derby Pie Brownies from Take Two Tapas. "These look completely wonderful, and of course you had me at brownie! I can't wait to try these. Thanks so much for sharing!"
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Kareen chose 5 Ways with Washi Tape & A Circle Punch from White House Crafts. "I love how simple these are made and the washi tape colors are just lovely! We can also do this with the kids as well."
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Natasha chose 5 Things Bloggers Feel...But May Be Afraid to Say from Living on Cloud Nine. "I believe almost every blogger has felt these things throughout their blogging career. Great post...thanks for sharing!"
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Natasha chose 4 Tips to Encourage Independence with Your Preschoolers from Homeschool Preschool. "My son is fiercely independent, and I implement many of these tips to help encourage and foster his independence. Thanks so much for sharing...great post!"
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