8 Disadvantages Of Having Too Many Toys

by - Leave a Comment  | August 3, 2015

Many parents wish to give all the presents and toys that they can provide their children, to make up for their own deprivation during their own childhoods or to allow their children to experience the joy that they themselves felt when they had lots of toys. But, for the sake of your own children and […]

4 Steps For Your Children To Bond With Their New Stepdad

by - Leave a Comment  | July 27, 2015

Remarrying is a difficult thing for your household, especially if you have young children. While you may not even have to talk to your new husband about how to approach and get along with your children, but children can be hard to talk to when they become defensive and faced with something or someone unfamiliar. In […]

Child Medicine Cabinet Checklist

by - Leave a Comment  | July 22, 2015

Your child needs special care as he grows up from being a young preschooler to being a big, active kid. As parents, it’s our job to be prepared when they come down with something, whether it’s the flu or the occasional fever. Here’s a list of medicines that you should be keeping in your cabinet […]

The 5 Love Languages Of Kids

by - Leave a Comment  | July 17, 2015

Children are believed to have different love languages, and it’s up to us parents to figure out which one works best for us in order to have a workable and efficient connection with them. Many experts believe that finding out which love language works for you and your child is the secret to having better, lasting bonds—ones […]

3 Ways You Destroy Your Child’s Self-Esteem

by - Leave a Comment  | July 10, 2015

How your child behaves outside your home and how much confidence he has depends on his parents or other primary caretakers. If you want your children to grow up with sufficient self-esteem to help him get through obstacles in life, you ought to know what you should do—and shouldn’t be doing—to or around them. Below are 3 […]

4 Tips To Raising Good Eaters

by - Leave a Comment  | July 3, 2015

One of the best things you can teach your children is to have love and appreciation for all types of food—even those that other kids would consider “yucky.” But that’s also where we become more pressured, considering it’s easy for them to become picky eaters. And we don’t want that, do we? What many parents don’t realize […]

50 Reasons Why You’ll Love Being A Parent

by - Leave a Comment  | June 19, 2015

Many people decide not to have kids (or, at least, not yet) because of the hardships and smelly poop that come with it. What new parents realize later on is that all the cuteness and priceless moments with babies easily make the hard parts seem nothing. Really, when I had my baby, I didn’t realize […]

10 Things We Waste Money On For Our Kids (Part 2)

by - Leave a Comment  | June 18, 2015

We all love our kids to the point that we’d be willing to give them anything they want. The problem is, we give them even those things that they don’t truly need and we end up ruining our tight budgets (at least I do). In order to avoid this, we have to remember that the […]

10 Things We Waste Money On For Our Kids (Part 1)

by - Leave a Comment  | June 15, 2015

Ever since I got pregnant, I’ve stopped spending on what I wanted just so I can start saving and spending for whatever my kid (and future kids) needed. That was the protocol for parents anyway—you stop thinking about yourself in favor of your kids. Of course, by now I can’t believe how much money I’ve […]

10 Ways You Are Spoiling Your Kids (Part 2)

by - Leave a Comment  | June 12, 2015

If we had our way, we’d have well-behaved kids who grow up to be socially healthy and responsible adults. The thing is, there is a lot of pressure on us when it comes to building good foundations and habits during their childhood so they’re more likely to turn out that way. Anyway, what is parenting […]

10 Ways You Are Spoiling Your Kids (Part 1)

by - Leave a Comment  | June 10, 2015

It’s normal for any parent to give their kids the best and, often times, anything that will make them happy. Except, we know that giving them everything that they want will spoil them. Now is that such a bad thing? Most of the time, it is. And to be honest, I think it’s better that they get […]

5 Lies You’ll Probably Tell (Or Already Told) Your Children

by - Leave a Comment  | June 8, 2015

By now, we all know those lies that our parents told us during our childhood and why they had to tell us such things. I was pretty certain I won’t be able to resist making the same moves when I had children—because who wants to admit to their kids that Santa ain’t real? But really, […]

20 Ways Parents Can Encourage Reading

by - Leave a Comment  | May 11, 2015

Reading is a skill that has been proven to allow kids to continuously learn new things and acquire new knowledge. But it’s a different thing, teaching them to read and teaching them to love reading. Here are a couple of ways that you can encourage your children to read on their own as they grow older. […]

Ways You Can Help Your Child Succeed In School (Part 2)

by - Leave a Comment  | April 24, 2015

When you actively take part in supporting your child’s development in school, you can help ensure that he gets the most out of the experience and increase chances of him succeeding later in life. This is one of our very important roles as parents, which starts even long before your child reaches the schooling age. […]

Ways You Can Help Your Kids Succeed In School (Part 1)

by - Leave a Comment  | April 22, 2015

Getting your kids through school may seem to take forever. However, don’t just sit and wait until it’s over. It doesn’t matter how old your child is—it will always be your job as a parent to guide them toward becoming good students and educated children. After all, good educations starts at home. Here’s how you […]