Recent Posts by Janece Bass
Participation in sports can help keep teens out of trouble, though it's not guaranteed. Teens who participate in sports tend to have less time to get into trouble. In better physical shape than their sedentary peers, they tend to pay more attention to nutrition than kids who don't play sports. Teen athletes also tend to do better academically and may get a boost in self-esteem compared to their peers who do not participate in sports.
Teens who participate in sports through their schools are governed by state rules and regulations, as well as school rules they must follow to be...
Having a baby is expensive. Your shopping list is likely to double -- or more -- for the basics your baby needs, such as diapers and formula. You'll still have to purchase clothes, toys and numerous other products. You'll most likely find yourself in baby specialty stores, such as Babies R Us, more than the grocery store. Do everything you can to save money by getting coupons for your favorite store.
Create a baby registry at Babies R Us if you haven't had a baby shower or the baby yet. You'll receive a coupon from Babies R Us to purchase the remaining items on your gift registry at...
Getting pregnant typically includes a lot of excitement and shopping. Walk into any baby store and you can easily spend a few thousand dollars on multiple pieces of furniture that you think you need. Certain pieces, such as a changing table, are not necessary. You can easily make do without a changing table, whether it's in public or at home. Put together an alternative diaper changing station or solution.
Put together a mobile diaper changing station in a bin, basket or tote. Include a changing pad, diapers, wipes, baby powder and ointment for diaper rash.
Carry the mobile...