You may get as frustrated with homework as your kids do, and it’s sometimes hard to know how much help is appropriate and how much you should back off from helping your child with their homework. To help your kids take responsibility for their homework, here are some tips to try. RELATED: Download Our Free Homework Charts! […]
According to sleep experts, children in preschool need about 10 to 12 hours of sleep per night, while older children need around 8 to 9 hours. But a recent survey by the National Sleep Foundation indicated that over 60 percent of children have trouble either going to sleep or staying asleep during the week. Beauty […]
All parents want to connect and be involved with their children. Children of involved parents generally feel more confident, assured, and have a higher level of self-esteem. They tend to excel in school and do well in extracurricular activities as well as with their hobbies. But is there such a thing as too much involvement? In […]
Everyone wants a well-mannered child. But with all the responsibilities that parents are already juggling on a daily basis, teaching your child right from wrong and how to act is sometimes put on the back burner. Most parents know what it’s like to feel shocked and embarrassed in front of other adults when their child […]
If you’re flinching because your teen’s music is too loud or if you find yourself leaving the room when your toddler starts playing with a noisy toy, remember that children and teens have shorter ear canals, making them more susceptible to damage from noises that may just be annoying to an adult. The ear is, […]
If you’re having trouble with your kids at bedtime, a good first step is to stop thinking of it as a battle and be open to a different approach. Here are some tips. 1. Assess Your Approach When it comes to bedtime, where did you get the advice that you implement in your home? Or maybe […]
In this world, there is no shortage of opinions. Someone is always ready to dole out 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 were […]
It’s so important to teach your kids responsibility, but many parents fail in this area. I watch parents that will not allow their children to do anything because they don’t want to deal with the mess, the fear that their child will fail, or the time it takes to teach their children something new. Yet […]
When a child doesn’t reach a milestone “on time”, it can make parents anxious. Even though children develop at different rates, it can still be worrisome if your child doesn’t start speaking when most children do. For some children, speech therapy is appropriate and for others it’s simply a matter of your child not being ready […]
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