Benefits And Disadvantages Of Raising A Family In The City

Bella Breakdown The baby boomer generation moved to the suburbs in masses in order to raise their children. They sought safety, comfort, space and good school systems. Many of their kids grew up in cold-e-sacs, riding their bikes in the street or playing hide-and-seek from one neighbor’s lawn to the next. Now, their children (the millennials) are flocking to the city, swearing to themselves that they will never move back to dreary, boring suburban life. But what of their future kids? Will millennials eventually decide that their children are better off growing up in similar environments to the ones...

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Men Care About Weddings Too!

Bella Breakdown It is easy to picture a little girl meticulously planning her wedding, thinking about her dress, her cake, who she will invite, and how her dance with her father will go. Because of societal stereotypes, it can be harder for people to picture a little boy planning his future wedding. But this is simply unfair to little boys across the globe! They should also be allowed to dream about one of the most important days of their lives. The truth is that dudes care about their weddings as well, and we simply need to give them more...

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Why You Should Travel With Your Kids

Bella Breakdown Parents can be hesitant to take their children with them on vacation, especially if the kid is younger, say around 1-4 years old. For many parents, the idea of bringing their child on a plane, and dragging them through a foreign country with frequent changes can be a daunting task, especially if they don’t think the kid will even remember the experience. However, traveling with your kid can be very beneficial for both the child and the parents. Here’s why: 1. The Child Will Get Used To Transitions When parents take their kids on trips, the baby...

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How To Avoid Homeowner’s Remorse

Bella Breakdown Deciding to buy a house can be a colossal choice. Whether you want to purchase a home for your future family or for a solid investment, it is important to consider all of the responsibilities that go into buying a home and home ownership itself. I am in the middle of this process right now, and one of my coworkers recommended that I read Wealth Can’t Wait by David Osborn and Paul Morris. After reading, I was so glad I took the time to sift through this book. These two real-estate experts have built their wealth from...

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Love Languages Reveal Why You And Your Partner Clean Differently

Bella Breakdown There comes a point in almost every relationship when a couple gets in an argument about cleaning. He wants the dishes done right now and she wants to wait until tomorrow to wash them. Or, they always take turns cleaning but she wishes they would work on the house together. Many couples go through their relationship with toilet scrubber disagreements, without ever wondering where these arguments originate. They walk through life, never diving deeper than the surface of their Windex issues because they believe that the problem cannot be fixed. But what if the reason why two...

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What Is Hypnobirthing And Why Is Meghan Markle Doing It?

Bella Breakdown Meghan Markle is under the spotlight now more than ever as we all anxiously await the arrival of a new royal. The mom to-be is absolutely glowing and has been quite open about her feelings on pregnancy, and her plans for delivery and after. Recently, she revealed that she will be employing a technique used by many who choose a natural birth, and it’s called hypnobirthing. “Her mother is very into anything that is holistic and natural, and having been brought up with yoga and mindfulness, it’s all very much part of Meghan’s birth plan,” a source...

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What We Can Learn From Meghan Markle And Prince Harry’s Parenting Style

Bella Breakdown Everyone is anxiously awaiting the arrival of a new little royal baby, who is due this spring, according to various sources. With the world awaiting, many questions arise as to how the royals will go about raising their child. Kate Middleton and hubby Prince William very understandably relied on a nanny to help with time management and childcare, especially when there were so many engagements and events they were required to attend. However, Meghan and Harry are reportedly not going to hire a nanny, but instead rely on close family to help take care of the new...

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Cultivate Your Child’s Creativeness With Minikiki Oil Pastels!

Being a mom is truly a unique and beautiful experience. You get to watch your child grow in so many ways and you get to help them along the way providing them with the right tools. If you are anything like me, a busy mom, you know how it feels to be on the go and still try to nurture your child’s creativity as much as possible. Im always trying to collect things to do for long car rides, restaurants, doctors appointments, and even rainy days. I like to get things for my kids that are fun for them,...

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