Researchers have discovered that over-the-top praise is not only meaningless to kids but can actually hurt them. Find ways to build your child's resilience by offering meaningful feedback.
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.
Use these simple strategies to help your children become ethical, kind people who are well-adjusted and can regulate their own emotions.
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.
It's a common belief that bribes are a bad idea, used only by desperate parents. But used correctly in the form of positive reinforcement, this parenting strategy can help children learn what's expected of them and become compliant with parental instructions.
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.
Childhood obesity is an epidemic in our country and, as a former fat kid, my heart goes out to all those who suffer from it. While concerned parents want to help, they often make the problem worse. By only focusing on the weight and not the bigger picture, moms and dads miss the mark.
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.
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…
"Curious George" is a cute show geared towards kids that doesn't send the right messages to very impressionable minds.
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!
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.
The article discusses how young children use the internet and provides strategies for keeping children safe when they are online.
Want to throw your child an awesome party and get creative? Read more to know about some unique DIY birthday party ideas for kids.
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.
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...