If you haven’t experienced this, you will soon enough. All children, especially toddlers and teenagers, will have at least one temper tantrum in their lifetime (if you’re lucky). For parents, it can be a frustrating time, but you are not without help. Here are some tips to keep the tempers cool. What Is a Temper […]
Parenting is hard work! No matter what your profession is, being a parent is your most important & rewarding job. These fact-filled expert articles offer parenting tips, life-changing insight and easy ways to become a better parent. No matter the age of your child, there is no better time than now to learn about the most effective parenting styles and apply them to your own life. Being a parent isn’t easy, but with helpful hints and practical advice from parenting experts and child psychologists you can become a more confident parent and raise children who are happy, healthy and independent.
Many parents find time-outs to be effective discipline for their kids, but for some parents time-outs don’t seem to be working. Here are some ideas on how to make time-outs successful for your kids.
It can be very frustrating to ask your child over and over again to complete their chores without them ever getting done. If this describes your house to a tee, consider designing a chore chart. Chores might include taking out the garbage, doing the dishes, cleaning their room, yard work or putting laundry in the […]
We all want to connect and be involved with our child. Children of involved parents generally feel more confident, assured and have a higher level of self esteem. They excel in school and do well in extracurricular activities and with their hobbies. But is there such a thing as too much involvement? It’s imperative when […]
Everyone wants a well-mannered child. But, what do they need to know for this to happen? Below are five mannerisms that every child needs to cultivate in their life. Parents have so many responsibilities. Two of them are to teach their child right from wrong and how to act. It’s the latter that has parents […]
If you are having trouble with your kids at bedtime, maybe a good first step would be to stop thinking of it as a battle. Then, you can be open to some tips and ideas that may help get things peaceful. Here are some suggestions. Assess Your Approach When it comes to bedtime, are you […]
In this world, there is no shortage of opinions. Someone is always ready to hand out the advice, whether you ask for it or not. The most aggravating of situations is when people seek to give you advice on raising your children even if you don’t ask. How do you handle these situations? “If I […]
You walk into your child’s playroom or bedroom and grimace. If you’re lucky you haven’t stepped on anything. It’s a mess and each new toy only makes the mess worse. The good news is that with a few proven tips and strategies you can declutter the toys and enjoy a mess-free space. #1 Create a […]
With kids, especially teenagers, you might think that they were born to be lawyers. They can seem to turn your words around on you in a second. If you are dealing with this issue, we can help. Below you will find out ways to phrase your words so that there is no mistake as to […]
Do you ever feel that your teen is from another planet? They speak a language you don’t know. They have interests that you’ve never heard of and just don’t understand. It’s a common phenomenon. Teenagers are weird. That being said, they’re your teenagers and there are steps you can take to get closer to them, […]