Category Archives: General Topics

Articles about general topics for children and parents.

The bitter truth about painkillers: Paracetamol, Vicodin, Diclofenac

The bitter truth about painkillersNo one likes pain. We want to get rid of the occasional headache, the backache, and the neck pain as soon as possible so that we can get on with our lives. Therefore, we reach out for the white pills on your shelf. However, how safe are they? Continue reading

20 awesome Halloween costume DIY ideas for kids

20 awesome Halloween costume DIY ideas for kids

Time for trick-or-treating?

Halloween traditionally falls on 31 October, on the eve of the All Hallow’s Day, a Western Christian Observance. It is the time of the year in the Christian calendar when martyrs, saints (hallows) and all the faithful departed are remembered. Continue reading

Make money from home: 6 legitimate work-from-home job opportunities

lady working from homeIn today’s wired and networked society, the face of employment is fast changing. Gone are the days when the word ‘job’ brings to mind a 9-5 shift in an office cubicle. With the immense range of connectivity offered by the internet, many people are turning to online jobs that they can do from home. Continue reading

Are we helicopter parents? Or should we be?

Daughter looking a phone and ignoring her mother

Image courtesy: getkidsinternetsafe.com

Some parents, like helicopters, hover over their children, supervising and overseeing their life. The term ‘helicopter parent’ (also called a ‘cosseting parent’ or a ‘cosseter’) refers to a parent who is extremely and closely attentive to a child’s problems and experiences, particularly at school and college. Continue reading