Want to throw your child an awesome party and get creative? Read more to know about some unique DIY birthday party ideas for kids.
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.
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!
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…
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!
Positive parenting is about raising children to become responsible adults by setting firm limits and boundaries. Discover the elements and foundations of this approach, and see how it can be applied in a tantrum scenario.
"Curious George" is a cute show geared towards kids that doesn't send the right messages to very impressionable minds.
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.
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.
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.
Teaching your kids to be responsible is an important life skill. Here are nine simple ways to help them learn it.
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.
The article discusses how young children use the internet and provides strategies for keeping children safe when they are online.
Eating out can be a respite from having to cook (and clean up) a meal at home. Plus, it should be a fun experience! Here are some tips for eating our with your children that will help keep it a fun experience for everyone—kids, parents, and other guests alike.
Your preschooler is graduating and tasked to work on his or her graduation speech. Here are some tips to help Junior work on his or her first public speech while keeping it fun and genuine.
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.