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Protecting Children On The Internet – Some Startling Facts

The Internet is like a vast city-full of virtual shops, museums, theaters and recreational activities. But like real cities, there are certain places online that children shouldn't visit alone. A recent study by the National Centre for Missing and Exploited Children revealed several startling facts about Internet users between the ages of 10 and 17: * One in five children is inappropriately or sexually solicited on the Internet. * One in 33 children receives an aggressive sexual solicitation-someone…
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How To Introduce Children To Music

I've heard a million parents lament the fact that they didn't get their children interested in music sooner. There are also hundreds of adults out there that wish they had learned how to play an instrument when they were younger. Studies actually support the idea that music stimulates certain brain connections and can actually help children grow smarter! Music also provides an invaluable outlet for safe expression of feelings and emotions, and can also serve as an important learning tool throughout…

Tips For Holding A Baby Shower

Baby showers can be a lovely way to celebrate with a mum-to-be before their mini bundle of joy arrives. It's the perfect excuse for a pregnant mum to show off her beautiful belly and is often the last time many will see the mum-to-be before bump becomes baby. Baby Shower's can get a bad rap however it is possible to make a baby shower the fun and enjoyable occasion it should be. If you are tasked with organising a baby shower, either yours or someone else's, here are a few simple tips…

How Yoga Can Help You Lose That Tummy

Whenever anyone says or gestures that they want to lose weight, most of the time, they point to their guts saying "I wanna lose all this!" Obviously, abdominal weight loss is a goal for many people. However, what most people might not be aware of is that-of all exercises-Yoga actually can help immensely for weight loss in the abdominal region. There are specific poses, that target excess weight in the abdomen and coupled with a customized diet, those seeking abdominal weight loss would find success…

Kids & Exercise – Get Them Off The Couch & Moving

It is really a shame how many kids do not get enough exercise nowadays. It does not seem like we should even have to worry about exercise for children. After all, kids love to run around and play, so why should adults have to prescribe certain exercises for children? Yet the reality is that we have some of the most obese, sedentary, and unhealthy kids in history. They spend too much time watching television, surfing the web, or playing video games, and not enough time outside running around. Having…