Parenting around the world

Parenting is not the same in every part of the world. Heck, not even in every household in your own town. And that’s okay. We learn from each other. Because somewhere in the middle is the best way to raise a kid. Take a look at these 11 parenting styles around the world. You might …

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Turn old smartphones into security cameras

You finally have a reason to keep your old smartphones in that drawer. You knew, one day, they would come in handy. I’m currently using 2 old iPhones as security cameras in our house. And it’s a practical and low-cost solution. All thanks to Manything. For a while, I was wondering what kind of home …

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Highly sensitive kid

Highly sensitive children are often misunderstood, and sometimes even diagnosed with other disorders. However, it is just a trait, a style in personality. But it must be understood and taken into account when raising your child. They need to be appreciated, to have their special needs, and sometimes intense reactions and behaviors accepted. And when …

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Parental insomnia

It’s not uncommon for parents to look forward to that one moment. That moment your kid decides to sleep through the whole night. Finally! Nevertheless, you’ll still wake up a few times that night. Just because you are used to. I have read this a few times, and the one linked to this post (find …

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More than 80% of children have an online presence by the age of two. That’s the result of a UK report from OFCOM. In the world of “sharenting” (terrible name) the average parent has shared 1500 images of their kid before they turn 5. I think it’s fair to say we are all proud of …

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Bitcoin explained

Explaining Bitcoin is hard. Because it’s hard to understand it completely. But I gave it a shot. And provided you with some basics. Whether it is a good investment or not, is totally up to you for now. I’m taking my first steps in Bitcoin. But in order to know what I’m investing in, I …

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Mowing your lawn

I never understood people’s obsession about mowing their lawn. We have a big garden, which is impossible to maintain weekly. So we created a smaller lawn, just for us and the kids. Everything else is left to nature. And believe me I’m not ashamed either to have deers, foxes and even wild hogs in our …

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Happy marriage

In part two of our marriage tips. There is one simple sign to know you are in a happy relationship. And that is you don’t have to brag about it. Happy couples don’t need confirmation from their social network.

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Future birth control from ancient China

What if there was birth control, hormone-free, natural, with no side-effects, and you could take it before or after? Apparently thanks to ancient Chinese folk medicine this might become a reality.

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Tips for your marriage

Written from a mother’s point of view, I don’t really see it differently as a father. Make time for each other, make sure you feel and look your best, and never forget to keep communicating in a relationship. But these things take time as well. So my advice. Don’t stress it. As long as you …

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Women’s insomnia

Scientific studies rarely take our side. But that doesn’t change the reason why your wife, the mother of your children, is awake every night. Besides the midnight feedings or throw-ups, the multiple nature calls, or just your snoring throughout the night. Your spouse is just worrying about the family. Again.

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Outdoor kitchen tools by Swiss Advance

Even though these are┬ámeant to be used outdoor, I actually keep them close to my working desk. So I always have kitchen tools available at snack time. Besides that, I usually pack the pocket knife in my bag when we’re going on a trip. This 5-part model features a bottle opener, a wire stripper, a …

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