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The 8 Truths No-one Tells First-Time Parents

Becoming a parent can be incredibly exciting, as you will be eager to meet your new son or daughter. With all the excitement about your new arrival, everyone will be thrilled at the prospect of a little bundle of joy arriving into the world. However, you may find yourself missing out on some of the key facts about pregnancy and parenthood. Yet, it is important to know exactly what to expect, which will ensure there are no unwanted surprises along the way. Read the eight truths you may be unfamiliar with about first-time parenting. 1. You Need to Spot the…

Enrol Your Kids in the Right Gymnastics Program

With the increasing rates of childhood obesity, mounting tendency for kids to spend hours in front of screen, and the need to find fun and motivating ways to keep kids active, you may be on the hunt for the right solution to increase exercise for your child. If you haven’t considered it, enrolling in a gymnastics program at Trix Acro Gym, may be the perfect solution for your child. Gymnastics offers many benefits: Effective form of exercise for both strength and cardiovascular exercise. Improves flexibility, helping to reduce risk of injury. Boosts hand eye coordination. Combination of skill development enhances…

Top Tips For Parents With Autistic Children

Source Being a parent is one of the toughest jobs that there is, it will consume your time, your energy and much of the time, your money. Ask any parent though and they will tell you that it is also one of the World’s most rewarding jobs, children give you fun, laughter, pride and they will also teach you a great deal about life and about yourself. Unfortunately, not all parents are blesses with healthy children and my friend Christopher Manente was telling my recently about the high number of children who are born with autism. Chris runs an organization which…