Internet Trend Helps Busy Parents

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Internet Trend Helps Busy Parents
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Most of us don’t have the time to call up that wise old friend every half hour to beg advice about quick meals and parenting techniques, nor does that friend even exist.  Thankfully, we now can turn to specialized websites for that quick fix of helpful recommendations and expert insights to get us through the days. 

Websites that help parents organize their lives in a simple way is a growing trend that will only continue growing as long as there are busy parents.  One new website that is developing quite a following among busy parents of kids ages newborn to about ten-years-old is IttyBits.com.  IttyBits offers a wide range of advice and recommendations to its members on anything from travel and entertainment to green living and parenting.  Subscribers to the site receive free daily emails that are both helpful and quick to digest.

Another website that many users may consider to be a lifesaver is GiftHero.com.  This website is designed to be a one stop shop for those in need of gifts for the little ones.  The best part of GiftHero is how simple it is to use.  All you have to do is give the child’s gender and age and how much you want to spend before multiple gift recommendations are displayed.  This is a great alternative to crowded stores or if you have just forgotten what 4-year-old girls are into.

TheParentReport.com helps parents in need of expert advice on many subjects like school anxiety and single parenting.  This site includes a forum for parents to exchange wisdom related to raising kids.  TheParentReport also allows its users to track topical advice about their children based on their age from newborn to teenagers.  Of course these websites are never the final word on our daily decisions but they can offer great advice that we otherwise would not have had the chance to hear.

What do you think of visiting website like the ones discussed above for advice and recommendations?

Do you have a place you go to for this type of information on a daily basis?
 

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  • KLAIRD By KLAIRD
    06.15.09  

    I am in love with gifthero.com. at my job I buy a lot of birthday and special occasion gifts for our clients. This ROCKS!!!!

  • maelyn By maelyn
    05.29.09  

    My son and I came across a free website called handipoints.com . It is a webiste that provides charts for chores, healthy ideas, homework, and even personal care. Kids earn points for everything from brushing their teeth to playing with the dog. Points can be redeemed for your own custom rewards. There are also games and a virtual world for the kids. A++ website

  • Mamoexcoffi By Mamoexcoffi
    05.08.09  

    Always in need of places to go to get good info. I have a family of 7 so I find it helpful to read and get info to make life a little bit easier. Going to visit the sites...

  • buttercup7717 By buttercup7717
    05.02.09  

    I think sites like these can be a lifesaver! It's terrible that we're so busy these days and don't always have the time we need...but every little bit helps when it means saving time that could otherwise be spent with family!

  • homeworker111 By homeworker111
    05.01.09  

    Those are great ideas. Especially the gift hero. People dont always know what to get kids of certain ages.

  • Blueoceans By Blueoceans
    04.25.09  

    thank you

  • BlondieKAA By BlondieKAA
    04.22.09  

    Sounds like these have great information! I'll have to visit these sights.

  • arial2009 By arial2009
    04.18.09  

    I will definitely check these sites. Thanks

  • tjshorty By tjshorty
    04.16.09  

    That is interesting. Thanks for the information.

  • gadjur1 By gadjur1
    04.12.09  

    GiftHero is a great idea. We go to so many birthday parties and need to bring presents, I run out of ideas!

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