How To Protect Your Kids From Identity Theft

Bella Breakdown Identity thieves have found new victims for their crimes and if you have children you should be worried. To help you and your child, here are some tips on how to protect your child from identity theft. 1. Recognize the red flags: Looking for the signs of identity theft is very important to protect your kids from being compromised. Luckily, the Identity Theft Resource Center gives many tips of warning signs like; bills or credit cards being addressed to your child, collection agencies calling and an IRS notice that your child’s name or Social Security number is...

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Netflix Responds To Teen Suicide Spike Linked To ’13 Reasons Why’

Bella Breakdown Since its debut in March 2017, Netflix’s original series ’13 Reasons Why’ has been a consistent factor in the rise of suicidal internet searches and an increase in calls to suicide prevention centers. However, despite Netflix’s precautionary warnings, it seems the series is now linked to a bigger spike in teenage suicides. A report from the Journal of the American Academy of Child recently revealed that a month after the release of the teen drama the overall suicide rate among 10-17-year-olds significantly increased in the U.S. Almost a year following the show’s premiere, there were 195 more...

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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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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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Going To Restaurants With The Kids

Bella Breakdown So you have found yourself being the parents of one, maybe two, even three children. Does this mean that you have to hole up in your house making Mac & Cheese every night? Or, are you entitled to a night out at a restaurant without the judgment of your fellow patrons? Of course you’re entitled! But, we understand your hesitation. Kids, especially small children, are definitely prone to public, restaurant meltdowns. This of course warrants the mean stares from other diners, and not so genuine sympathy from your server. So, how can you prep your kids and...

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