Here Comes The Choo Choo Train! Why Baby Talk is Actually Brilliant

When it comes to the subject of baby talk people tend to fall into two camps, those who think it's cute, adorable and helps children to identify sounds quicker and individuals who believe that it's unnecessary, off-putting and stunts the child's development because they aren't learning the proper words for things.



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Listen With Mother


Believe it or not, by the time your baby is born it'll already recognize and be comforted by the sound of its mother's voice. Babies are incredible beings that learn an immense number of skills while actually still in the womb, including hearing the rhythm and intonation of speech which starts to occur in the third trimester. Supposedly, hearing vibrational sounds through the womb is like someone speaking to you while underwater. Babies soon identify with their mother's voice even if they don't understand what's being said. This may explain why, in the later of stages of pregnancy, babies kick when they hear their mother's talking, laughing or even crying. What all this means is that by the time a child is born they already like hearing their mother talk, even newborns of just four days old can tell the difference between sounds of their own language and a foreign one.

Speak In Singsong


There's a lot of criticism leveled at baby talk by those who feel it is condescending to speak to an infant in such a way, in fact, kids love baby talk and tend to pay more attention to you if you speak to them in a high sing-songy voice. Their ability to understand language develops quicker when their mother's speak in a higher pitch, make exaggerated sounds and draw out their words. This is down to the fact that normal adult speech sounds, in itself, somewhat monotone unless we become particularly excited or upset about something. Words that tend to stand out from the continuous stream of speech for example, 'baby' 'bottle' or 'sleepy time' said in a playful, singing tone are far easier for a child to learn.


Repeat Those Sounds


It may be annoying for others to hear but your baby will develop far faster if you repeat certain words and phrases. Because the more frequently a child hears a word, such as ‘mommy’, the more likely they are to be able to say it, having heard the distinct sound in her speech stream over and over again.  Baby talk tends to focus on repeated words such as 'choo choo', for a train, dogs become 'woof woofs' and 'quack quack' is easier than duck. Putting your child in a Best baby bathtub is also a good time to talk to them. Studies show that newborns brain activity becomes far more focused when they hear reduplicated, or repeated sounds so by calling bath time 'splash splash' your baby is much more likely to respond to your voice. The soothing sounds of the water gently lapping the sides, the gentle caress of your fingers on their skin and the soft sound of your voice gives your child a whole new range of sounds to process and add, if you like, to their auditory dictionary.




Baby Talk is essential to baby's language development

Because Shit Happens

disclaimer: I received a free copy of this game to provide you guys with a review - it is definitely not appropriate for children. 

Which is worse: a spider crawling into your ear or accidently sending a nude selfie to the entire office? Questions you probably never asked yourself, but that you might come across in this hilarious new game: Shit Happens.


Loosely based on the "Would You Rather?" drinking game, Shit Happens is an offensive card game for adults that compared unfortunate events on a Misery Index from 1 to 100. The scores were ranked by a panel of mental health experts and factor in stress levels, psychological effects, and emotional distress.

Some of the cards have pretty mild situations, like stepping on a lego. Others are the worst, like seeing your father naked. The object of the game is to rank the cards and see how your scoring matches the experts'.

My birthday was this past Tuesday and my family came over to celebrate. Now, we're highly offensive people when you get us all together. There's probably a reason we keep family gatherings at home! So when I pulled this game out, we were all cracking up and having a blast.


This makes a great party game or just a fun game for friends and will keep everyone laughing for hours. If you like raunchy humor and inappropriate jokes, this is definitely a game you'll love.

Shit happens. Putting everything into perspective is the only way to survive. So, can you tell trivial shit from the truly horrendous shit?


Want To Keep Your Home Running During The Ice Age? Here's How!

With winter well under way, how many of you feel like you’re living in the ice age? Yep. Us too! When snow seems endless and cold even more so, it can be hard to keep your family running. Even so, life doesn’t stop because of bad weather. How can you keep things running? In truth, it might be hard to improve the situation this year. Take this as a lesson that you need to be prepared next time winter comes around! So, what can you do?


TAKE STEPS TO STAY WARM AT HOME

Even when it’s freezing outside, there’s no reason to be uncomfortable at home! But, what can you do other than rack up extortionate heating bills? In truth, there’s a lot you can do to keep warm without the heating! If you haven’t got double glazing, that should be your first port of call. The amount of heat you lose from your windows is shocking. Double glazing will make your home warmer straight away. Thick curtains are excellent for keeping heat in, too! Don’t forget the tried and tested methods of keeping warm, too. Stock up on slippers, blankets, and hot water bottles. Never underestimate the power of a hot water bottle for keeping you toasty! There’s a reason these methods have been around for so long. Make the most of them and watch your bills crash down.

PROTECT YOUR WATER

You’re already cold enough, without having to worry about losing your hot water supply. Frozen pipes can cause major issues for your home and your heat! Avoid the problem with water line heat cable installation. If your heater is outside your house, think about insulating that, too. You wouldn’t want to go without heat in the height of winter, after all! Those stay warm at home methods will only take you so far. Taking steps to prevent further problems will ensure your winter is as pain-free as possible.

KEEP MOBILE

Winter may be a bad time, but the kids still need to go to school! Make sure you stay mobile through the cold weather by keeping your drive clear. It may not be the best job in the world, but shoveling the drive is something none of us can avoid. If you want to make the job easier, stock up on some gritting salt and sprinkle that before the snow is due. Even so, that only works in you’re ahead of the game! It’s still worth stocking up on a shovel, just in case. Think, too, about leaving earlier in the mornings. How often do you get caught out with having to defrost the car? Accept that things take longer during the winter!

GET HYGGE

Of course, it’s not only the physical aspect of winter we need take into account. Think, too, about your mental state. How can you keep your family running if you’re feeling down in the winter dumps? Get to grips with Hygge to keep yourself going. Stock up on comfort food and candles!

4 Tips to Combat Those Busy-Mom Blues

Becoming a mom is one of the most beautiful things that can happen, but that doesn’t mean that it isn’t without its challenges. Bringing up a little one would be difficult enough even if you could dedicate all of your time to it, but when you’ve got to juggle that with work and social commitments it can feel downright impossible.

If you’re feeling overworked or stressed, here are a few things you can do to help melt those blues away and get you feeling energized again.

Remind yourselves of the good things in your life

When stress strikes, it can put you into a downward spiral that’s difficult to pull yourself out of. The key to dragging yourself out of your slump is to focus on the positives in your life.

Spending time with your family relaxing or playing games can really turn your mood around and if you can’t wait until you’re out of work, or your kids are out of school, make sure you have plenty of family mementos to remind you of how lucky you are to have them in your life. Using Shutterfly promo codes, for example, you can get great deals on mugs, cushions and other items, all with precious family photos printed on them. That way, when you’re feeling your worst, you’ll remember the best things in your life.

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Tackle stress head on

Letting your stress build and build is a recipe for disaster, so make sure you tackle it head on. There are a number of methods you can employ to help you relax and one of the most popular is meditation.

Meditation has been used to tackle negative feelings for centuries and scientific research has shown the positive health benefits that it can provide. Even if you just practice meditating for 15 minutes a day, it could help with eliminating stress.

Make time for yourself

With so much going on in, the one person you always manage to neglect is yourself. When all your duties as a mom, wife, daughter, friend and employee start to build up, it’s important that you don’t push yourself too hard.

Making time for yourself is a vital part of managing a busy lifestyle, and it can be something as simple as finding time to read before bed each night, or something more substantial like treating yourself to a relaxing massage. Finding time to unwind and recharge is the only way you’ll be able to keep up with all your other commitments in the long-term.

Organize and prioritize

If it feels like there’s simply not enough time in the day to get everything done, then take a look at your diary and find some extra efficiencies if you can. Organizing your day better can unlock extra hours that you didn’t know existed. For example, setting aside one hour of distraction-free work time may be more productive than trying to multitask for three hours.

Busy can be good, but too busy can be very bad. If you feel like you can’t cope then take a deep breath, remember all the positive things about your life and think about how best to manage and get through your hectic schedule.

$25 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway - JEEPERS! It's January! Giveaway Hop

This year, I didn't make resolutions. I made a plan - for my life, for my business... I want 2017 to be one of my best years ever. It's my last year before I turn 30 and I want to end my twenties with a bang. So instead of the average resolutions, I modified them to actual goals that I can stick to.

I don't want to lose weight; I want to start living a healthier lifestyle. I don't want to spend more time with my family; I want to make every moment with them count. I don't want to grow my business; I want to be able to contribute enough financially that I can afford to stay at home with my kids.

That's the reason that I'm totally excited to bring you guys this giveaway. I want to help someone else work toward their goals. So here's a $25 Amazon gift card to go toward making 2017 your best year ever, too!


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Best Homemade Buttermilk Biscuit Recipe

I'm from the South, where the quality of your homemade biscuits is a sign of character. It's not enough to simply crack open a roll of refrigerated dough and toss it into a pan - Southern biscuits have to be made with love. And buttermilk.


The best biscuits are soft inside, with a distinct buttery flavor and that little bit of buttermilk tang to them. They can't be crumbly or flaky - that style just doesn't work well with sausage gravy poured on top or as a sausage biscuit with grape jelly.

Over the last couple of months, I have tested out every single biscuit recipe I could find. I asked my mom how she makes hers, I tried following the recipe that my mother-in-law makes... I even tried my stepdad's Granny's recipe. No luck. I came close a few times but never could make that perfect fluffy soft biscuit that I wanted.

That's when I decided to take matters into my own hands. The basic biscuit recipe always calls for flour, butter, and milk. There are all kinds of different variations - self-rising flour vs. all-purpose with baking powder and salt, butter vs. margarine vs. shortening vs. lard, whole milk vs. buttermilk... Every method was tried and tested and tweaked until I came up with this one: My Perfect Biscuit Recipe.

Only problem? No buttermilk. I tried different variations of the acid in milk, trying different kinds of vinegar and citrus juices, but I found that approximately one tablespoon of lemon juice in a cup of whole milk works best. Just remember to let it sit for about 5 minutes before adding it to the flour and butter mixture.

Now the trick is to make sure you don't overwork the dough. It has to stay sticky and wet, so be sure to add a little extra flour as you fold and (gently) knead the dough.


Traditionally, you would use a round biscuit or cookie cutter to get the perfect size/shape for these. I had neither, so I used a glass cup with a little extra flour around the rim. This made larger than normal biscuits, but no one complained!


Bake them until they're just golden brown on top. You can add a little bit of butter here to make them even tastier.



Yield: 8 Biscuits         Author: Jamie Knupp

Perfect Buttermilk Biscuits

prep time: 10 MINS    cook time: 10 MINS    total time: 20 mins
Light, fluffy homemade buttermilk biscuits that are simple to make and taste amazing every time.

INGREDIENTS:


  • 2 Cups Self-Rising Flour (I use White Lily)
  • 6 Tablespoons Butter - cut into small cubes (Very cold)
  • 3/4 Cups Whole Milk
  • 1 Tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • Extra flour for kneading

INSTRUCTIONS:


  1. Combine milk and lemon juice in a small bowl and allow to sit for 5 minutes.
  2. Sift flour into large bowl and cut in butter cubes until they are about the size of peas. Use whisk or pastry blender, not hands. Heat from your hands will melt the butter.
  3. Slowly add the milk, and gently mix only until all ingredients are combined.
  4. Turn dough out onto a floured surface. The dough will be VERY sticky.
  5. Lightly dust surface of dough with flour and gently knead, folding the dough and pressing down 4-5 times, dusting with more flour if it gets too sticky.
  6. Cut out biscuit rounds using a cookie cutter or floured cup. Place on baking sheet with edges touching.
  7. Bake 8-10 minutes at 400°F
Homemade fluffy buttermilk biscuits - southern style


Bingo! : Parenting Made Easier

So far I’ve been only an intermittent diary and blog writer with some daily troubles that common people like us face every day. But today I have a very relevant topic to talk about. Why do mothers today find parenting so boring? The fact that becoming a supermom today is somewhat next to impossible is what causes this question to arise. We all live in an age where every mother wants to be a lioness for her child, and this thought arouses a suspicion in our minds as to what should be done to be that figure in our child’s lives.
The problem of this boredom is the failure to understand that both parents and children enjoy different things and have different ways of finding their abundant joy. Sometimes kids expect to be treated differently when parents find their needs to be fulfilled by means of their kids, but this can be easily overcome. The requirement of a separate space that both the parents and the kids require needs to be introduced to parenting. You can find GameVillage here to suffice this need.
Mommy’s need not attend the boring evening parties and mingle in awkward conversations but they can now stay back with their kids and enjoy some online bingo on their smartphones. In this way, the child will even enjoy the mother’s presence, and the mother can even have her own pastime.
You many think that if playing is the only way to avoid boredom, then why online bingo? Well, online bingo opens a whole new kingdom of no-deposit and cashless gaming. Bingo fetches amazing jackpots and sign-up bonuses on-the-go, and what’s more beneficial than earning a little extra for your weekend expenses? Now play your favorite bingo, scratch, and free-bet games and enjoy socializing at home!

50 Snow Day Activities for Kids

Here in North Carolina, we were bombarded with snow and cold temperatures that just won't go away. Being the south, all of the schools are closed (probably until the temperatures rise above freezing, so who know for how long) and I'm stuck with three rotten energetic kids. We're on day 5 now...

So how do I keep from going crazy with the "I'm bored" and noise? By keeping them busy, of course!

Here's my list of 50 Snow Day Activities to keep your kiddos out of your hair:


  1. Build a Snowman
    Extra points if you recite the words to Frozen while you do!
  2. Go Sledding
    All you need is a trashcan lid and a hill if you don't have a sled.
  3. Snowball Fight
    This one works best for older kids; hitting a 3-year-old with a ball of snow may result in tears.
  4. Hot Chocolate
    Making a special drink is a guaranteed way to get smiles, no matter the age. I recommend my favorite White Chocolate Mocha, which can be made caffeine-free for the younger ones!
  5. Movie and popcorn
    Here's a Homemade Kettle Corn recipe that everyone will love.
  6. Build a Pillow Fort
    Stack pillows, drape with blankets - you know the drill. Make it even more special by streaming some Christmas lights through it.
  7. Make up silly songs
    Parody popular songs that your kids already know all the words to. Using bathroom humor is always a big hit if you have gross little boys.
  8. Read a book
    Some of my favorites for long days indoors are Shel Silverstein books or Dr. Suess.
  9. Board games
    Candy Land, Kerplunk, Monopoly... just be ready to break up arguments over who should win. This is a good way to teach little ones to be patient and take turns.
  10. Card games
    Go Fish and War are my kiddos favorites. Little ones can even practice matching cards.
  11. Scavenger hunt
    This one takes a little time to set up, but has the potential to keep your munchkins busy for hours.
  12. Chore chart
    Hey, they're home... why not put them to work?
  13. Paper airplanes
    Of course with little ones this means you'll be making a bunch of paper airplanes, but then they can have flying contests or block-knockdown-contests. Be creative!
  14. Puppet show
    Old socks, markers, and a big cardboard box with a window cut out and your kids will be making up all kinds of puppet show plays for you. With a little paint, you can make an awesome DIY Puppet Show Theater.
  15. Play dress up
  16. Manicures
  17. Pedicures
  18. Write a story
    This one is a blast if you have more than one kid. Let them take turns telling their story and building on each other's stories. You'll be amazed at how weird creative kids can be!
  19. Bake cookies
  20. Make a collage
    Collages were my favorite when I was a kid. Just gather up some old magazines, scissors, and a glue stick, and let them have at it. If they get stuck, help them come up with some scenes to make.
  21. Cardboard box house
    Or fort or town or racetrack... The possibilities are endless with cardboard box ideas!
  22. Indoor camping
  23. Write a letter
  24. Puzzles
  25. Tie-Dye a shirt
  26. Play Mad Libs
  27. Hide and Seek
  28. Floor is Lava
  29. Tiddlywinks
  30. Marbles
  31. Pictionary
  32. Call Grandma
  33. Indoor Picnic
  34. Math games
  35. Flashlight Tag
    You'll have to clear out a room for this one to avoid bumps and bruises from running into furniture, but then they get to run and chase each other - and work off some of that pent up energy!
  36. Toilet Paper Bowling
    Stack up some toilet paper, roll a ball, and see how many you can knock down. Best part, it's a free game!
  37. Cross-Stitch
  38. Learn to Crochet
  39. Practice Sign Language
  40. Speak in Pig Latin
  41. Make up a New Language
  42. Build with Legos
  43. Make Snow Cream
  44. Make Snow Angels
  45. Build an Igloo
  46. Play I-Spy
  47. Dance Party
    Turn up the music and dance like no ones watching. Everyone needs to do this with their kids at least once!
  48. Paint a picture together
  49. Try out a new recipe
  50. Bundle up and go for a walk

What are your favorite ways to keep the little ones busy on a day when you're stuck in the house?

Moving On Up: Have You Forgotten To Do These Before You Leave?

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We all know that moving can be a rather stressful task, but there are some things that you can make it easier on yourself when the time comes to exchange keys, pack up and move out. Whether you’re starting a new tenancy or taking on a fresh mortgage the same rules apply so before you’ve locked the doors, hired the removal van to go to your new address, or had one last look around your old home, remembering when the kids were just babies before giving everything one last check as you never know what you might have missed.

Don’t Be Afraid To Ask Last Minute Questions

Many homeowners feel that once the correct paperwork has been signed, the exchange is complete and any new keys are handed over that’s everything finished. They either feel embarrassed to ask any extra questions or more than likely, may be nervous about the answer now the property actually belongs to them. Don’t be put off by vague answers from landlords, property managers or the last home-owner or ‘delays’ in finding out any important information from your realtor. It is your right to ask the previous owner any questions pertaining to the property such as where’s the main stopcock? You need to know where this is as the valve controls the water flow in the house and should there be a problem it’ll need to be turned off. Feel free to ask basic things such as does anything, such as floors or tables, in the house require extra care?

Clean The New Place Before You Move

It sounds like a strange idea but if you’ve got flexibility in your schedule now’s the time to hire a cleaning firm or whip out the mop, bucket and hoover. No one likes the idea of having to clean up after anyone, you should be fairly aware of the state of your property from previous viewings so if necessary you can ask that a professional deep clean be included in the sale. Although, bear in mind it’ll be something you need to pay for. Even the cleanest occupiers will have missed dust, scuffs on walls and doors and don’t forget they’ll have been lugging furniture around too which may have left marks on the wallpaper behind over time. You might think if you’re moving into a newly built house things might be better, that could be true but if it is a modern development that’s just been completed, there will definitely be dust, chips and possibly leftover boxes stacked inside waiting to be disposed of.

Find Yourself A Reliable Moving Firm

You want to select a movers service that suits your needs so don’t waste time and money by booking a huge truck if you’ve only got personal items, or light goods such as a TV, computer or a games console to transport into a rented property. On the other hand, if you’ve got rooms stacked full of heavy furniture it’s better to be safe than sorry so book at least one more van than you think you might need. Often removal men will pack items differently to how other people do for space and to reduce the risk of any breakages or damage.
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Kids Want To Share Your Bed? A Guide To Reclaiming Your Space


You put your head down for a night's sleep after a long day of work and family time. You know you're blessed, but you also know you're exhausted. After a refreshing night's rest, you'll go again. Parenthood is tricky, and you never totally "nail it," but you're chalking up the wins, and that's something to be proud of. You smile and close your eyes.

"Mom?"

Your eyes fly open. "Yes?"

"I had a bad dream, Mom. I'm scared. Can I come in here?"

How can you say "no" to that? Your protective instinct is too strong to answer in anything but the affirmative. So you budge over and make space, and say "It's okay sweetie, you're safe. Nothing's going to get to you."

Most parents experience this at some point. Most of us, as kids, were the ones who had the bad dream and asked to get in with our parents. You grow out of it eventually, so what's the harm?

So, What IS The Harm?

It would be harsh to have a flat rule that a scared child can never come to their parents in the middle of the night. Remember when you were a kid and the dreams that you had? At that age, you have more difficulty separating dreams and reality.


So when you dream about ghosts or monsters, you get to thinking they're in there with you. And of course, you're going to reach out for the great protector. The problem comes with a breaking of boundaries. If a kid feels they can come to your bed for a sound reason, eventually they'll come in just because they feel like it. It's bad for you, but it's worse for them, as it stops them feeling comfortable in their bed.

What Do You Do Instead?

The most important step is to make their bedroom irresistible to them. Set up a comfortable bed. Look at sites like mattress-inquirer.com/best-rated-memory-foam-mattresses for the best mattress. Fill the room with things they love.

If they have a bad dream, of course, you don't just roll over and tell them it was just a dream. But instead, lead them back to their room and sit with them until they fall back asleep. This will normalize the room and stop them from feeling like there is a threat there. It's not just best for you; it's best for your child too.

Give The Child Their Power

A child who cannot sleep for any number of reasons will, of course, look to their parents first. And that's as it should be because you will do anything to make them feel protected. At the same time, it is a chance to help them feel grown-up. Kids love to feel more mature, and you can help them along with this using techniques such as http://www.healthyplace.com/parenting/the-parent-coach/help-your-child-with-mature-social-skills-better-self-control/.

Choose your words carefully. Don't use negative phrases like "You can't keep coming to Mommy and Daddy at night." It's better to say "You've grown so big now, and at your age, you get to have your own bed and sleep in it all night!". It's all about the spin you put on it. Although it won't be easy at first, before long they'll be sleeping through most nights, and feeling proud of doing so.

Homemade Kettle Corn

When I was a kid, my dad would take me to the Grundy County Fair every summer. It was a small town festival, but full of fun rides, good music, and all the delicious fair food you could eat. My favorite treat of all was the old-fashioned kettle corn popcorn made right in one of those food carts and sold by the bagful. 

It's one of those tastes that can't be replicated by microwave popcorn or flavored powders... but I'm pretty sure I've mastered the flavor right on my stovetop.

My kids love it, and it's the perfect alternative to the snack cakes that they want to eat. I love popping up some of this homemade kettle corn anytime I'm craving something sweet because it's a lot better for me than junk food. The best part is that it only takes about five minutes to make, and the recipe can be doubled or even tripled to make a tasty snack for the whole family!




Homemade Kettle Corn


        Homemade Kettle Corn

Delicious stove-popped popcorn with a sweet addition.
Ingredients
- 1/4 Cup Popcorn Kernels
- 2 Tablespoons Popping Oil or Vegetable Oil
- 2 Tablespoons Granulated Sugar
- 1 Teaspoon Salt
Total time: 5 minutes
Yield: 5 cups (5 servings)
Directions
Heat oil in heavy pot with 3 kernels. Once those kernels pop, add in the rest of the kernels and secure lid tightly. Shake pot often, and carefully add sugar when half of kernels are popped. Replace lid and continue popping until all kernels are popped. Remove from heat right away and pour into bowl. Sprinkle with salt and shake bowl or mix to prevent clumping.

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Better yet, a subscription to Wrist Society, where he'll get a new watch every month.

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