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.
You’ve always known that time is a commodity, but never has that felt as true as in the first few months after you have a baby. Babies eat so often that you feel like your day is broken into 2-3-hour chunks. You’re tied to your watch, and the day can seem to drag, but it can also feel like you had no time to finish anything important. So how do you “get it all done” as a new parent? The truth is, no parent gets it all done, but with these time-saving parenting hacks, you can get more done than you think.
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.
Baby showers are a celebration of a new life to come. While once a women-only affair with the intention of honoring the mom-to-be, more and more baby showers these days honor both parents-to-be with a co-ed celebration. Done correctly, these Jack & Jill baby showers can be a great time for everyone, but a lot of the tried-and-true baby shower traditions need to be modified to be fun for guys as well. One such tradition is what to give out as prizes for the baby shower games.