Toddlers and Summer Safety

If your toddler has been cooped up inside all winter, then he is probably going hog wild in the great outdoors this summer, playing, running, swimming and climbing. While there is no shortage of fun to be had at the park or in your backyard, there are also plenty of opportunities for your toddler to get hurt. Your tot’s summer fun can translate into bumps and bruise as well as cuts and contusions, so it’s best to be prepared. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that parents keep a well-stocked first aid kit on hand both inside their homes and … Continue reading

How To Create Your Own Metal Tags (1)

Most scrapbookers are looking for elements or embellishments that coordinate with their layouts. Either the paper that is used or the embellishment is the same color, or theme. Finding metal tags that coordinate with different layouts is difficult. Not all paper manufacturers or companies make metal tags that coordinate with their different scrapbooking lines. So it is up to us to figure out how to customize these fun embellishments to work with our own scrapbook layouts. It is not a very difficult process, but it does take some time and effort to accomplish. Step #1 – Select Your Tags – … Continue reading

Help For Women Who Want Children Later In Life

In a previous blog I addressed the topic of conception and how “Procreation Vacations” are becoming increasingly popular with couples struggling to conceive a baby. Well, this blog highlights another segment of the population that also wants to conceive, but wants to do so on their own schedule… even if it means waiting until after the prime years for childbirth. Women who want children, but want to put off pregnancy until they are ready have a new option these days. A process called egg freezing allows women to put their biological clocks on hold. Doctors say that women in their … Continue reading