Parents never want to hear that there kid is being bullied. Sadly, according to statistics, 71 percent of kids have reported at some time being bullied. I have dealt with it in my family and I know many parents who have dealt with their child being bullied at school as well. Schools around the country […]
I love all things from way back. Photographs started somewhere right?
You’d thinking that flying into impoverished Russia to adopt children with Down Syndrome, officials might open up a few doors. But the exact opposite is what happened for Jeana Bonner and Rebecca Preece. Bonner and Preece were in the final stages of adoption, and expected to fly into Russia for a brief stay and to […]
From what we’ve seen stumble out of the woods in the past 500 years, wolves seem far better at raising children than most humans.
How new parents can stick with eco-friendly ways on a dime.
Providing the kids and their friends with cold cuts and quick meals is usually the afternoon routine. Instead of giving the kids potato chips, try these easy to make homemade pickles as a side with a cold cut sandwich. When we think about homemade pickles, the process sounds difficult. It usually takes alot of hard work and skill to pickle […]
Law forces kids to visit elderly parents Don’t like visiting your parents? Well if you live in China you will now have to
The President Bans U.S. Families from Adopting Russian Children Russia’s President signs law preventing U.S. families from adopting Russian children.
Mothers, and particularly if they are working mothers, have lots of demands on their time. Frequently, it can seem as though there are never enough hours in the day to get everything done. (Personally, a long-running fantasy of mine has been to figure out how to stop time so that I can catch up on […]
Good literary skills are becoming a more and more important part of life, but, as parents, we all know how hard it can be to get your kids to read, particularly given the distractions provided by television, computer games and the internet. If you can somehow convince your child that reading is fun, your life […]
Particularly when your child is young (and especially if you are a stay-at-home parent), she is likely to spend a majority of her day with you. You largely control what she eats, what she watches on TV and what she learns. Then along comes preschool and kindergarten, and suddenly your child is spending a lot […]
Summer, Christmas and Easter vacations are great opportunities to spend quality time with your children, whether it is family outings, playing games or making crafts together. If you are anything like me and sometimes run out of ideas to keep the kids entertained during the Christmas break, here are a few family activities you can […]
We’ve all been there—reduced to literally begging a child or a pet to behave. Our pleas quickly transform to anger and an often fallacious conviction that the child or pet is misbehaving out of spite. ‘She knows what she’s supposed to do,’ we insist, ‘she’s just being stubborn.’ For older children that is quite likely […]