Child Development, Finance, Parenting

10 important money habits to pass on to your children

Photo by Karolina Grabowska on Pexels.com It is no secret that money - how much you have, how you manage it and how you spend it - severely impacts your life’s comfort and the opportunities afforded to you. Whoever said money makes the world go round, knew exactly what they were talking about.  This is… Continue reading 10 important money habits to pass on to your children

Finance, Parenting

5 Wealth Creation Tips for Parents 

It’s every parent’s dream to give their child a life better than the one they had. Whether it is schooling, extracurricular involvement or setting them up with an ironclad financial blanket that can afford the child the opportunities his/her parents could only dream of as a child. 

Parenting

How Companies Can Support Parents Post-pandemic

Women In Tech - 59 by wocintechchat.com is licensed under CC-BY 2.0 It's official. Companies the world over have dropped the 'return to the office' card and employees are getting themselves ready to the day. As the world reopens following the two-year hiatus, this return to "normalcy" will certainly be an adjustment for everyone, especially… Continue reading How Companies Can Support Parents Post-pandemic

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Parenting

Prep Tips for Parents Returning to the Office

For the past two years, parents have admitted a series of emotions related to parenting and working from home with their child perpetually in their space. For some, it has been nothing but joy and adventures, for others, mommy and daddy need a break!  The past couple years have tested the mettle of every human,… Continue reading Prep Tips for Parents Returning to the Office

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Child Development, Parenting

How to encourage independence in children

Photo by Kindel Media on Pexels.com You’ve never been challenged until that comes from your own flesh and blood. There is just something about hearing the word ‘no’ from a 30-lbs, 3-inch human, that just doesn’t feel right. After all, for the greater part of these few years you’ve cleaned their butt, wiped snot and essentially… Continue reading How to encourage independence in children

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Child Development, Parenting

30 Bucket List Ideas for Families

New Year, new me! That’s usually what people say, but outside of maybe a few Christmas pounds (don’t stress, I’m working on it) and the consideration for a new hair colour, this is the same mama from last year. Though we’re two weeks into the new year, I’m still reflective about the areas I want… Continue reading 30 Bucket List Ideas for Families

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Child Development, Parenting

5 New Year’s Resolutions For Parents 

Photo by Polina Kovaleva on Pexels.com A New Year is often a time many look forward to and hinge their personal growth and betterment on. For some people it is a clean slate to revise what went wrong in the past year and upgrade themselves or hack their lives.  This is often realised through reflection… Continue reading 5 New Year’s Resolutions For Parents 

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Blogmas 2021, Child Development, Parenting

10 Christmas stories to read to your children (Blogmas Day 10)

Photo by cottonbro on Pexels.com It’s Christmas Eve’s eve; which means by this time in the Christmas movies, the parents are getting ready to read an aptly themed story to their children and highlight the wonders of Christmas.  If like me, you want to start such a tradition in your household this year and have… Continue reading 10 Christmas stories to read to your children (Blogmas Day 10)

Blogmas 2021, Child Development, Parenting

Kid-Friendly Jamaican Christmas Dinner Menu (Blogmas Day 3)

What is Christmas Day without good food? Nothing, that’s what it is. And if you’re like me (the other matriarchs of my family, really) the menu for Christmas dinner was set long ago, and this is the week to start the meal prep. Yes, you read that correctly, meal prep for Christmas dinner is serious… Continue reading Kid-Friendly Jamaican Christmas Dinner Menu (Blogmas Day 3)

Blogmas 2021

Welcome to My First Blogmas! (Blogmas Day 1)

Welcome to #12DaysofBlogmas on The Village Ja! I’m so excited to be part of this amazing writing challenge. I’m also anxious about whether I’ll be able to keep up, but I know you’ll certainly keep me accountable - we can do this!  I learned about this last year (wasn’t blogging then) when Jamaican lifestyle blogger,… Continue reading Welcome to My First Blogmas! (Blogmas Day 1)