Saturday, September 2, 2017

From Pre-Teen to Teenager: Bedroom Decoration

We go through a lot of changes as we grow into teenagers and not just with regards to our bodies. Stuff that used to be fun is suddenly considered childish, playing with our siblings is something that’s done when no friends are around, and our sense of style changes as well. Make the transition as easy as possible for them, and help your pre-teenager out by encouraging them to find themselves and their own sense of style by pimping up their bedroom.

Here is a handful of great ideas that your child will love, making the prospects of growing up a bit less frightening and a lot more fun.

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How to Keep Germany Cheap

Visiting Germany is a fantastic opportunity. There’s lots to see and do while you’re there and the people are friendly and welcoming. It isn’t often on a traveler’s bucket list, but it should be. The one downside to travelling through Germany is that it can get expensive. So, if you want to keep your trip cheap, here are few suggestions.

Friday, September 1, 2017

Can't Create, Won't Create: Encouraging Ongoing Creativity In Your Children

We all know that creativity is important. Creative people tend to be more empathetic, open minded, and generally happier. And, a study published in The Journal of Positive Psychology proved as much. Yet, society still fails to nurture creativity as much as many would argue it should.

This is particularly the case when it comes to children. As Pablo Picasso said, “Every child is an artist, the problem is staying an artist when you grow up.”. Any parent knows about the creative beauty of a child’s mind. Unhindered, children paint, sing and make things daily. It’s a natural side effect of letting kids be kids. Even the act of play is a creation for youngsters. You only have to listen to the elaborate story lines which go hand in hand with their games. 

But somewhere along the way, children fall into the same trap we did - they lose that creative spark. For many parents, the moment happens without notice. It’s all part of growing up, isn’t it? 

Debt Free? Hooray! The Surprising Things You Learn After The Fact

The majority of people spend their lives trying to get out of debt. No one wants a credit card bill hanging over their heads, especially if they want to sleep at night. So, like most of us, you work hard, cut back, and pay your bills on time. Then, the strangest thing happened – you didn’t have to do it any longer! All of sudden, the debt disappeared and you are officially out of the red and into the black. While it’s a great feeling, it’s also a weird one, too, because it is brand new. 

To help you through the process, here are a few of the things you can expect to learn down the line.