Milestones of Child Development (Infographic)

Childhood development

Your Little Rocket Scientist Welcome to the rapidly expanding world of your child: 90% of your child’s brain capacity develops before age 5… By age three a child’s brain has formed 3 quadrillion connections. Brain development between 0-3 years old is the most significant period of development the brain ever undergoes. Three year old’s have […]

The Benefits Of Raising Musical Children

Music lessons for you child

As a parent, you want the best for your children and want to see them grow with the best educational opportunities. Among these opportunities is the chance for you to obtain a musical education for your child, whether in a professional, academic setting, or through private means, such as a tutor at home. Modern research […]

How Much Does It Really Cost to Raise a Child?

It can cost a lot to raise a child

If you knew the true cost of raising a child from birth to adulthood, would you do it? Or would you see it as a goal: to raise a healthy, loved child who shares your values without spending hundreds of thousands of dollars in the process? Let’s start by looking at the estimated price tag: […]

Cost of Giving Birth Skyrocketing!

High cost of birth

Can you imagine paying half your annual salary just to have a baby? According to recent statistics the median household income is $50,502 and the cost of a single birth is $28,169! That is up from $17,035 before Obamacare was introduced in 2007.  Even if you have insurance, you are getting stuck with a much […]

Does Your Child Like Math And Science?

Do your children like math and science?

If your child enjoys math or science you are in luck, math and science can lead to high paying careers in engineering, finance, health, and many other dynamic industries. Excelling in these subjects opens up many career prospects for learners. Mathematical and scientific skills are highly valuable to employers and job opportunities in these disciplines are among […]

Fun Ways to Teach Your Child Money Management

Money Management Skills

The media is always talking about how the children of today aren’t being prepared properly for the future. And one key area that is lacking in public education is knowing how to manage their money. Here are some fun ways to teach your kids about money. Educational Gaming Video games are often blamed for inducing violent behaviour in […]

Simple Ways to Save Electricity Even a Child Can Understand

Save energy - close the refrigerator

When it comes to reducing electricity use at home, most people think of buying energy efficient washing machines and refrigerators. While this is not a bad approach, it does not encompass all energy saving aspects. One way of keeping energy costs at home down is by teaching your children the importance of saving electricity. Some […]

Babies are Expensive- Adoption or Fertility Treatments- More So

Fertility

Kids are expensive. Everybody knows this. In fact, budgeting for a new baby has become something of a science that many new parents are trying to perfect. Babies are expensive enough when they are produced naturally. When you have to factor in the cost of fertility treatments or infertility options on the other hand, that […]