Parenting

We won't lecture you about parenting, because you get the hands-on experience on daily basis. In this page you will find articles about parenting styles and attitudes that you might not know.

There are many reasons why kids should develop a love for books and reading habit as early as possible. A good book encourages the development of intelligence, connects the spoken and written language, enriches vocabulary, deepens the imagination and contributes...
Parenting is easy. Would you dare say that? Would you dare say parenting is easy when you only have one child? Or are raising one child at a time? You probably won't have the sanity to say that it's...
how do you deal with a whining kid? It's one thing to handle it at home. You can just simply discipline them without the scrutiny of the public eye. What then if you're in the mall, getting groceries or...
While kids simply adore the holiday season, parents don’t usually share the same joy. Well, entertaining your kids during the holidays really isn’t the easiest thing to do, especially if the kids are known for getting bored pretty fast....
Bullying has been a disease in our younger generations. Many teenagers have taken their lives for the reason of being bullied. Though it may not hurt physically, it destroys you from the inside out. It crushes your spirit, stomps...
The year 2004 was a milestone one. Facebook was born and the journey to connect people around the world began. It wasn't until few years later when  it was declared the number one social media platform and shortly after...
Parents with toddlers spend a huge amount of time counting to three. “One. Two. Three.” Sound familiar? Other than setting yourself up for failure, the age-old ‘counting to three’ trick has become little more than a catchphrase that your...
Even though you can't put a price on the wonderful feeling when you become a parent, every parent would want to know how much does it cost to raise a child before getting into a lifetime commitment. From birth to...
Adoption agencies are designed to make the whole complicated process of adoption a smooth ride, but with so many to choose from how do you know which is is right for you? How do you know what to ask...
We all know kids love to play, but do you know how important it actually is? Child's play may be simple as 1-2-3, but what we do know but don't think of is the benefits it has to our kids. What...
If you've watched the movie or read the novel itself, you'd know that Cheaper By the Dozen is a heartfelt narration of what a mom of multitudes goes through on a daily basis. There's not much room for sleep, quality...
A babysitter might be a stranger to your family at the start. Whether they may come from an agency, a recommendation from a friend or a random ad you picked up from the paper. When they start with you, they...
Welcome to the new world of parents! You have now begun your life raising journey. Were you prepared mentally when you decided to enter the unknown world? I'm sure you did your best to get ready and look forward to...
It's never easy to put a firm foot down and discipline a child. As parents, we have no other choice but to do so. Then come times when we question our worth as parents especially when our methods are rejected by...
Years before you became a parent, there were a lot of things that didn't mean as much to you. As you read the first sentence, I'm positive you just had a minor flashback inside your head thinking about the life...
Spoiled brats are the worst kinds of kids to deal with. They're loud, proud and can bring out the worst in you. Of course, no parent would want to admit to themselves, let alone publicly, that their child is becoming or...
'Mean Girls' the movie was a fiction too close to home. Though we wish otherwise, everything depicted in that movie is accurate and very present in the school hallways. There is always a status quo that teenagers think they have to...
Role playing games allow children to break the walls of reality, get into character and act out different situations. Apart from being playful, this type of game should also be an integral part of the developmental process since it promotes...
Potty training is one heck of a messy job. Changing a diaper is already messy. How much more teaching your toddlers how to use the potty like an adult? There's bound to be pee squirting and poop on the floor until...
Have you heard about baby wearing? The chances are, if you have a small baby, you have! If you're planning a baby or there is one on the way, here is all you need to know about the current trend...
Some twins look so different from each other; you'd never suspect they were twins. But, how cool would it be if every time you look at your sibling, it's like looking in the mirror? There are different types of twins. The most...
Every parent feels inadequate; that is just a fact.  Your parents might have acted like they didn't think so and Ms. Perfect Mom with the Perfect Kids from down the block might not seem like she doesn't know if she's...
As a mother of a 7- year old rambunctious little girl, I have heard and read too much parenting advice from elderly relatives and experts through the years- both solicited and unsolicited. Plenty of them are cliché and superstitious which I...
You’re tired. Heck we’re all tired. But does that mean you are sleep deprived? You may be surprised that what you are just waving off as being tired from a long day can be sleep deprivation. Okay, so maybe it’s not a big...
You've just brought home your little bundle of joy, or some have dubbed them eating and pooping machines. Now what do you do?  If you want to take care of your mental health, the best thing that you should do...
As far as human relationships go, being a parent is one of the most challenging requiring skills at master level.   On a daily basis, you have to juggle your personal life, your married life (if you are), your career...
Parenting is hard, but second guessing yourself is harder. That's why you need to practice 10 basic principles that will help you to see that you are doing a good job at parenting. Anything else to add? Leave a comment below! 1....
If you're like me, you probably wanted to be consistent in the way you discipline your child and failed many times.   Some of us were raised in belief that spanking was the way to punish your child and teach...
When you're a parent and trying to make a living too, life can turn into a constant state of juggling too many things at the same time. You have to make time for meetings, hanging out with kids, homework, making...
I remember not getting a manual on parenting skills when my very first baby was born or any time after that. I trust that you did not get one, too, correct? I know that sometimes a lot of us wish...

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