When my son was diagnosed with moderate hearing loss as a toddler, I thought ear tubes and speech therapy would be the quick fix. Four years and multiple diagnoses later, I learned the importance of being a fierce advocate for your child when your gut says something is not right.
I am sharing with you the things I've learned being a parent to an 11-year-old boy. Topics include independence, girls, setting rules, friends, and the importance of family time.
Avoid the mistake of overindulgent parenting that could create self-centered, narcissistic children. Set limits with love and increase your chances of raising children who become healthy adults.
Use these simple strategies to help your children become ethical, kind people who are well-adjusted and can regulate their own emotions.
Traditional disciplinary techniques don't always work on challenging children. Here's an alternative idea to help your kids learn skills needed to succeed in life!
Want to throw your child an awesome party and get creative? Read more to know about some unique DIY birthday party ideas for kids.
In this video game and social media culture, reading is no longer common in the average household. Here are some ways to encourage reading for your children.
The article discusses how young children use the internet and provides strategies for keeping children safe when they are online.
It's that time of year when the germs start multiplying, and it seems like every mom you talk to has a kid that's sick with something! Here are a few simple ways to keep your kids healthy this fall!
Engaging children is easy when you know how. It can be difficult at first (believe me I know!) but follow the tips below and you will soon find that engaging with children and keeping their attention has become second nature. If you don't have a...
You spend hours each week planning menus, shopping for food, and preparing home cooked meals for your family, only to have your child look at it and say "Gross!" Let's end that habit for good!
Modern psychology has confirmed that reading bedtime stories to children carries a lot of benefits. An immersive and entertaining bedtime story can clear the child’s mind and improve their sleep. Their dreams should be much more peaceful and imaginative.
We nag our children even though it's highly ineffective and even destructive. If we figure out why we're doing it, we can stop and build stronger relationships with our kids.
This is a self-improvement article that draws inspiration from a 5-year-old to rethink and perceive life’s situations differently. It provides parents a new perspective on observing their child. It urges the reader to connect with their early childhood to regain their enthusiasm for life.
If you are a parent travelling solo with a baby or small children, learn from my mistakes and make your trip go smoothly. I’ve run of nappies/diapers while stranded overnight so you don’t have to, I’ve left the toddler’s favourite blanket in a suitcase that went astray so you don’t have to…