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 […]

4 Important Things You Can Learn From Your Children

by - Leave a Comment  | April 20, 2015

As kids, we wanted to grow up faster because being a grown up seemed to be the best thing in the world. Now as adults, we may have seen the ups of remaining a child with no responsibilities or bills to pay, but we’d probably still want to keep our current lifestyle and exercise power. […]

8 Best Things About Having Three (Or More) Kids

by - Leave a Comment  | April 17, 2015

It may seem like you’ve been taking care of kids forever and you’re barely at the end of the tunnel, but having more than three children is actually considered a blessing. Here are 8 more reasons why having three (or more) kids is considered the best. 1. They always have company That means less time […]

10 Parenting Moves You Swore You’d Never Make But Did Anyway (Part 2)

by - Leave a Comment  | April 15, 2015

Becoming a parent sure changes a lot of things for you. Not only has your household expanded, you find yourself doing all sorts of things that you never thought you’d do. Heck, you’re even doing things that you swore you wouldn’t in a million years! You may have checked out the first 5 of these parenting moves […]

10 Parenting Moves You Swore You’d Never Make But Did Anyway (Part 1)

by - Leave a Comment  | April 13, 2015

Back in the day, we all once said we’d never do something… until we had kids of our own and ate our words. It’s not like we didn’t try to keep them, either. It’s just that once we had children, some things (like your sanity and their well-being) become more important. Some of you might […]

7 Ways You Can Deal With Tantrums

by - Leave a Comment  | March 20, 2015

1. Ignore It may be the hardest thing to do, considering tantrums are far from being quiet and peaceful. But this advice, which you’ve probably heard from your own parents or older relatives, is actually pretty effective. Kids throw tantrums to attract attention and not just from anyone but from you. When they realize that wilding out […]

7 Important Questions To Ask When Picking A Daycare Provider

by - Leave a Comment  | March 16, 2015

There’s a lot of pressure when it comes to picking the right daycare provider for your child. It’s not hard to answer why: They’re supposed to be looking out for your child while you are away. And when your child isn’t with you, you wouldn’t want to be wondering how he’s doing or if he’s […]

5 Differences Between Breastfeeding Your First And Third Child

by - Leave a Comment  | March 4, 2015

Like with parenting more than one child, breastfeeding changes as you keep doing it. Curious about how it will probably evolve for you and your children? Read on. 1. Schedule With the first child, you listen to your doctor and everything that blogs tell you about feeding your child. You nurse every 2-3 hours and […]

Valentine’s Day with kids: Celebrating love in a family

by - Leave a Comment  | February 14, 2015

You know this thought and this moment well: When it hits you that, oh dear, Valentine’s Day is here!  Now certainly I knew it was coming up soon, two packages of paper cards with various inspirational messages (and puppies) had been purchased for the kids classmates.  I had even obtained organic “healthy” lollipops to attach […]

Tips On Respecting Your Child’s Privacy

by - Leave a Comment  | December 5, 2014

1. Aceept the change One day, they’re asking you to help them dry off from the shower and then they’re asking you to look away the next. This is because your child is finally being more aware of his/her body and others’, which is always a good thing. This doesn’t necessarily mean they’re getting less […]

8 Things You Should Never Say To Your Children

by - Leave a Comment  | September 19, 2014

While most parents would naturally avoid saying derogatory and offensive words to and around their children, there are actually a few phrases that you should learn to never say to our children, if you don’t want to suffer displeasing repercussions for you and your kids. 1. “Great job / Very good” This is probably the […]

Why You Should NOT Be Friends With Your Children

by - Leave a Comment  | August 13, 2014

I’ve always wanted to have kids while I was a little younger. My mother had me when she was in her late teens, and we’ve always been proud of being like (and often being mistaken for) sisters, so naturally I’ve always imagined having a child who not that far from my age. It was simply fun […]

Fun DIY Summer Activities To Enjoy With Your Kids

by - Leave a Comment  | July 8, 2014

Summer’s here and for every parent, it means one very exciting thing—having the opportunity to bond with your kids at home and do anything together under the sun… literally! And if you’re looking for fun, low-key activities that you can bond over without having to head out or spend too much, you’re in for a […]