Just a few months away from turning the big number three, my son is doing a spectacular job. We started potty training less than two weeks ago, and I think he’s pretty much got things figured out. But getting it all started wasn’t easy. Here’s what I did, and here are my best tricks to help you potty train your little one.
While bed times and routines vary greatly, few can deny the effect a good (or bad) night’s sleep can have on young minds. We take a look at t just how much sleep should your children should get every night and what are signs they’re in need of more.
Senior citizens can be pretty hard to shop for. Every year, my grandma gets mad at me for getting her gifts because she “doesn’t need anything.” But I don’t get people gifts because I think they need something, I give gifts because I want them to know that I care. So what do you get the older man or woman in your life who claims to have everything? Well, if you’ve left the toughest bit of shopping until the very last minute, here are a few ideas.
Schools might start to reconsider reducing or eliminating their creative programs as more and more studies are released with the premise that a strong presence of art during adolescence instills more positive values than just creativity. This study says that bringing kids on field trips to cultural institutions like art museums helps them build essential life skills and character traits, such as critical-thinking skills, increased historical empathy, higher levels of tolerance, and a greater taste for art and culture.
The importance of numbers on your resume cannot be stressed enough. For instance, if you’re going to mention you lowered the number of customer service calls made to your organization on your resume, include by how much. What was the percentage? Or how many fewer calls were coming in each day? And saying you increased revenue is a no-brainer, but potential employers want data to back up those claims, and that means numbers.
Pantone made the announcement just in time for Christmas, which means you can get on-trend, orchid-colored gifts for all the trendsetters in your life. Ready to start shopping? Here are my favorite gift ideas, all radiating magical warmth, joy, love and health with a lovely shade of Radiant Orchid.
It’s the holiday season and along with snow, reindeers and twinkle lights comes the holiday cookie swaps and parties. As much as you love bringing home dozens of cookies from work gift exchanges and holiday parties, there’s also a bit of pressure. You don’t want to bring the same type of cookies as everyone else; you want to stand out. But nothing too crazy – you want people to like them, after all.
It’s that time of year again. Gifts are given, holiday lights go up and “holiday guests are coming to town!” – isn’t that how the song goes? You’re more than delighted to have family and friends stay in your humble abode, but then it hits you – you don’t have a guest room! You prefer to not have your guests sleeping on a pullout couch in the living room. Well, here are some suggestions on how to accommodate your holiday guests properly.
We just don’t keep up with security issues where we live, work and play until after a negative event has surfaced. Especially in neighborhoods where crime is almost nonexistent, we tend to assume that if there wasn’t an issue yesterday, there probably won’t be an issue today. Statistics show that crime can’t be completely eliminated in any community – but it’s certainly possible to reduce the number of negative events and deal with them effectively when they do occur. Read on to find out more.
Are you sick of that litter box smell in your home? Do you love your cat, but hate scooping litter? Did you know that potty training your kitty is an option? Read this post to banish litter boxes from your home – forever.