A transition happens when your child turns thirteen. As they make the transition from child to teenager, it’s natural for them to want more responsibilities and freedoms as a result. As their parent, your job is to continue setting healthy boundaries while nurturing their budding independence. At the same time, you’re making a transition yourself: the transition to a parent of a teenager. As a result, the gifts you get your child for their thirteenth birthday may have more meaning behind them than gifts you’ve gotten them in the past. Here are some ideas to make your child’s thirteenth birthday extra special.
We all know that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. When you have a jam-packed day, however, it can also be the most difficult meal of the day. No one wants to wake up early in order to have time to put together the sort of “complete breakfast” you see advertised on television. In lieu of that, breakfasts often consist of either a pop tart on the way out the door, a stop at a fast food restaurant, or—worst of all—they get skipped entirely. It doesn’t have to be that way. Here are 10 cheap and easy breakfast ideas that will save you money in your wallet and time in your day.
It’s the ultimate female dream: a masculine guy with a heart of gold. The bruiser with a soft side hits all of our feels. It’s a way for us to have our cake and eat it, too. It also leads to a more well-rounded character than a straight-up manly man or a good guy. It’s a way to stretch the confines of gender binaries in a socially acceptable way. Like our personalized wrist watches, they show their strength to the world while keeping their sentiment tucked away, only to come out when it really matters. If that’s your favorite kind of character, then you’ll love this list of the Top 10 Manly Characters with a Soft Side.
Having a new baby is exciting, but it’s also a lot of hard work. New moms often find themselves exhausted, and fluctuations in hormones can mean they’re tired as well. So while it’s great to buy cute onesies for the new baby, buying a present for their tired mom is a well-appreciated option as well. Not sure what to get them? Here are 10 great gift ideas for new moms.