How do you build a goldfish pond outdoors?
The tools you will need are a shovel, pond liner and
underlayment, a long enough rope, coping stones and decorations,
plants, a pump (you will need a pump to run a filter, fountain,
or waterfall and it will keep the water circulating and the
plants healthy), a filter system and some cooperative friends or
family members. Now you can get started.
Time to choose Several options are available and you could
actually build a goldfish pond in a day, ...
It was the Saturday morning of August 20, 2004 and my two kids
saying that they couldn’t find our cat Nala anywhere waked me
up. I didn’t pay much attention, because it was common for her
to find a new hiding spot and sleep there for hours.
Hours later we realized she was really missing and we started to
search for her. We looked all over the house, inside the
closets, behind furniture, and then we got outside and looked on
the trees, in the playground, around the pool, everywhere! ...
As parents we face many challenges. One of those challenges is
I always thought an au pair was expensive and out of the realm
of the average person. I was so wrong! Compare the cost of a
good daycare or pre-school with an au pair and you'll be
An au pair is not a nanny. An au pair is a young girl from
another country that would live with your family. She could be
like an older sister or member of the family.
There are so many benefits to an au pair. Your children ...
Personalized gifts are among the most cherished gifts to give
and receive. If you are not familiar with the art of
personalization, it is the process of adding words, numbers and
images onto a specially designed item through painting, screen
printing, engraving or embroidery. The end result is a
personalized gift that is perfect for any occasion, sentiment or
recipient. The beauty of personalization lies in the creation of
something unique and very special for your friends, family,
With the holiday season in full swing and parents making choices
for what to buy their children, it is time to stop and think
about what you are buying. As a parent it is frustrating enough
walking in to any store and finding all the "must have" toys are
either $49.99 or $99.99. First what kind of message are we
sending when we buy toys that cost that much? Why must we
stretch ourselves to the limit to satisfy our child's wishes.
Will we really be a bad parent if we don't give in and chase ...
When you are apartment hunting, prepare a rental search plan. Be
sure to know in advance what you want in an apartment and what
you can live without. Decide in advance what areas of the city
you could consider living in and make a list of apartment
buildings within that perimeter.
Be sure to consider how far and how convenient it will be for
you to travel to your job or your school or your family and
friends. Also, how far is the apartment from stores, banks,
hospitals, Church (if you attend) ...
Most families save for months, sometimes years, to be able to
afford their trip of a life to Florida when there really is no
November is one of the best months to go to Florida for a number
of reasons and hopefully you will be able to afford it as
opposed to breaking the bank or running up a massive credit card
The following lists five good reasons to go to Florida in
November and have the time of your life.
1. Flights are so cheap in November that it would work out more
Going to Florida can be, for most, a holiday of a lifetime quite
literally as families choose "The right time to take the Kids"
and will only ever go once.
Imagine if your holiday of a lifetime turned into a complete
disaster just because you didn't do some simple planning that
the 'Kids' could easily do for you?
You may choose to stay in a hotel for ease of planning although
the cost of a package deal can use up some of your spending
money. Planning your own trip is more fun for all the family ...
Back to school. Whether you approach this time of year with
anticipation or dread, it’s about to happen. Your child will
have new teachers and classes, different rules and expectations.
Children and parents can easily be overwhelmed with excitement
and anxiety. Below are six ways to send your child back to
school with success.
S - Supplies – Most schools provide a list of essentials for
each child to bring on the first day of class. Make sure your
child has exactly what is requested, and ...
Let's be honest! When it comes to parenting, men expect their
wives or partners to do the lion's share.
There are signs that we're moving toward a more enlightened age
in which ALL parents play their part.
But in the meantime, let's concentrate on some help for tired
Apparently the number one question mothers ask their doctors is,
"How can I get more energy?"
Fatigue is a serious problem when it robs us of our happiness,
our sense of balance, and even our effective parenting skills.