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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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

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

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

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)

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The Ultimate Guide to Celebrating Parenthood

Parenting - one day you're worried about the colour of your wall and how that fits in with your decor, the other you're worried about how to out get those crayon marks your tiny human made on said wall, while channeling his/her inner artist. There are certainly some high points that leave you beaming from… Continue reading The Ultimate Guide to Celebrating Parenthood

Health & Wellness

Let’s Talk about Mommy’s Mental Health

Photo by Liza Summer on Pexels.com In the past two weeks I've encountered three social media posts about mothers who were feeling overwhelmed. I get it, motherhood can be hard and we don't speak about it enough sometimes. But what I didn't expect was the level of vitriol, unsupportiveness and backlash these women received in… Continue reading Let’s Talk about Mommy’s Mental Health

Health & Wellness

10 Ways to Support Loved Ones Who Have Lost a Child

October is observed as Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness month worldwide. And while it is a notable period for parents who have lost a child, to reflect on their pain and remember their little angels, it is also a period for persons who may not have experienced the pain firsthand to support loved ones. As… Continue reading 10 Ways to Support Loved Ones Who Have Lost a Child