It’s become pretty widely accepted that nagging, whether with spouses or kids, does not work. It can also be exhausting for the one doing the nagging. So why does it not work? Why is nagging considered to be ineffective? Here are some ideas as to why this time-honored method of motivation is anything but motivating. […]
If you are a picnic-loving family and already have your picnic basket ready, The Moveable Feast cookbook gives you great ideas for picnic food for all tastes and ages. We like the fact that the book gives complete menu ideas, from starters and mains to dessert and drink ideas. It includes menus that children will […]
Staying active is important for remaining healthy. One way to ensure your family stays healthy is by participating in family fun runs. They’re a great day out for the whole family. Some people aren’t that familiar with fun runs. Fun runs are set up over a one to five mile course. Rather than racing against […]
We often hear about boosting our IQ, but what about emotional intelligence? Is it important to our wellbeing? What will it do for you in your life? What Is Emotional Intelligence? Emotional intelligence speaks to the way that you handle your emotional self and are able to understand the emotional stance of others in your […]
Unemployment can be scary for adults who are going through it. What about your children? They may not know the particulars but they know that something is not right anymore. Here are constructive ways to help your kids deal with the situation. Losing a job can be hard on your entire family. Trying to keep […]
For those parents who live in an area where language immersion programs are offered, it may be difficult to make the choice as to whether or not their kids will benefit. Here is a list of some questions to consider, and some pros and cons based on the experiences of others and the nature of […]
We watch our children grow right before our very eyes. It seems like yesterday they were a baby learning to crawl, walk, and feed themselves, and now they’re in school, involved in activities, making friends, and learning to be more and more independent. Parents before us have said that from the time they’re born, we […]
Puberty is one of the most dramatic periods a person undergoes in his life. It is the transition from childhood to adulthood. Our bodies go through physical changes and our minds undergo an incredible transformation. Some parents dread this phase in their children because their dependent child is now becoming a young independent adult. Aside […]
Even though it’s the child who is going to school, there is so much you can do as a parent to help your children thrive in school. Here are some of the top ideas. Look over them and see which ones you can use with your child or children. When your child is first starting […]
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