Online shopping has boomed in the last couple of years and social commentators agree that it is truly the way of the future, for better or worse. It has its advantages and disadvantages but more and more people are turning to the information superhighway to research their purchases before parting with their money, and while they’re there, they might as well upload their credit card number and complete the entire transaction.
Peace of mind is everything when arranging for a babysitter to take care of your children. If you intend to employ a total stranger, the only way you can achieve total peace of mind is to run exhaustive checks on anyone whom you consider leaving in charge. It’s not enough to make an assumption that someone ‘seems like a nice lady’ just because they demonstrate good manners and dress neatly. You know yourself that when you are trying to educate your children about stranger danger, it’s difficult to make the point clear that even though someone looks ‘normal’, they could be dangerous. This is where you need to heed your own advice and while instinct is a valuable tool, more concrete evidence is required when selecting a babysitter. After all, you are entrusting them with the lives of your precious children.
Babies are so irresistible. You just want to pick them up and carry them around all day long. Well, you would if you could, but unfortunately they get heavy, and you have things to do.
Baby slings are one of the first things new mothers add to their gift wish list when they find out they’re pregnant. For millennia, mothers all over the world have carried their babies and in civilized nations, slings are even turning into fashion accessories, in the same way scarves and pashminas are. But let’s look at the benefits they provide.