Owning a Pet May Decrease Anxiety & Stress in Children

Owning a Pet May Decrease Anxiety & Stress in Children

A new study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggests that a pet may drastically help your child counter anxiety and stress. The study says that pets can help inspire a conversation thus acting as a catalyst that allows the little one to deal with social anxiety. The ability of pet dogs to understand human communicative cues could assist the child to develop emotionally. Research indicates that kids…

A Christmas Tree Makes the Party Better

As a party planner, I have to say my favorite party to plan is a Christmas one. It’s incredible what kinds of feelings and memories you can evoke just by the decorations used. Of course, the one object that ties everything together is the Christmas tree. Some people view this as an optional decoration, but not having a tree is like not having a cake at a birthday party. It…

A Pets Paradise

When, as newlyweds, my wife and I moved into the two-bedroom condo we’d bought, we wondered whether we’d be able to keep any pets with us. We decided that we’d start off small and see as we went along whether it was realistic to have any more pets. Many people keep budgies and parrots in small living areas, but there’s just something in me that couldn’t do it. I’d feel…

Frequent Affections

During the first year of life, babies are exposed to a series of affections that require immediate attention. Your baby makes no exception either. As all of my friends, family and probably girlfriend will tell you, I am a horribly moany and normally miserable person. There are some things in life that I like and will be happy about, and then there is everything else. On the comparative lists of…