raising an honest, gracious and polite child

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raising an honest, gracious and polite child

As a parent, I want to do everything in my power to raise a child that is polite, honest, gracious and appreciative. In order to accomplish this difficult task, I started looking for information to help me get the job done. I found a number of resources that provided me with all kinds of ideas and advice that seemed to be exceptional. My blog is filled with the many tips that I have found and the resources that have helped me through the first four years of raising my son to become the adult that I can be proud of.


3 Sympathy Gift Ideas For Kids

If you know of a child who is mourning the loss of a loved one, you might be thinking about potential sympathy gifts to bring to him or her. Even though it might be simple to buy for adults -- such as by sending flowers to the funeral or bringing a casserole dish or catered meal to the family home -- it can be tough to come up with sympathy gift ideas for children. Read More 

Modern Alternatives To The Wedding Veil

Although the traditional wedding veil still makes an appearance at most weddings, you can find attractive, modern alternatives. Some women just do not like the way that a veil looks on their heads. Some prefer to show off their hairstyle, which probably took hours to achieve. Still others want to fully display the beauty of their dress. Whatever your reason may be to eschew the wedding veil, do not worry. You can find the right headpiece for your ceremony. Read More 

Three Types Of Lifestyles For Which Cremation Is The Best Fit

Among other factors such as personal preference, religion, and budget, your lifestyle is one of the things that affects which type of funeral arrangement is best for you. To ensure that your wishes are carried out, it's a good idea to write them into your will and also leave money (either in your will or through a life insurance policy) so your surviving family members can afford the type of service you want. Read More 

Three Services A Funeral Home Can Offer For Planning An Out-Of-State Funeral

Planning a funeral can be complicated under the best of circumstances, but arranging a funeral for a loved one while you are out of state or out of town can be particularly complicated. Fortunately, there are a few things you can do with the help of your funeral home to make the planning process go smoothly. Here are three services your funeral home may offer that can help the planning process easier for you while creating the ideal funeral arrangements for your loved one. Read More 

Breaking Down 3 Common Myths About Giving Your Child Up For Adoption

If you are pregnant and are unsure if you want to parent your child, don't let these common myths hold you back from considering adoption. Here are three common myths many birth mothers have about adoption:  Myth #1: If I Place My Child For Adoption, I Will Not Know Who Is Raising My Child This myth could not be further from the truth. If you choose to go forward with an adoption, you are in the driver's seat. Read More