9 Things You Might Not Think to Tell Your Child But Should
I think it’s normal for parents to forget to inform their kids of what’s going on at any given point. We go through life addressing finances, marital struggles, bouts of depression, vacation plans, political opinions, etc. and don’t think to include our kids in on what’s happening. Not only can this cause a lot of […]
7 Things Parents can DO Daily to Help Support Their Child’s Mental Health
Where do your priorities lie? What do you do for your child daily to ensure they are successful as an adult? Perhaps you enroll them in a good school, providing them with a good education that will one day land them a lucrative job. Or you put them in sports, hoping they will one day […]
Don’t Give in to Your Child’s Demands, Try This Instead
Sometimes in parenting, we make choices based on our child’s reaction or our convenience. Do you ever give in to your child’s whining or complaining because you just want it to stop? Or what about when you’re in public, and you don’t want to ignite a temper tantrum in the middle of the grocery store? […]
9 Ways to Fix Sibling Rivalry for Good
Ahhhh, sibling rivalry. There is nothing quite like it. All at once, it can bring a home’s atmosphere down and spark chaos. ”He stole my lightsaber.” “Those toys are mine!” “He’s looking at me funny.” As a mom of two young kids, I can tell you that nothing puts a damper on the day like […]
The Best Parenting Advice | 10 Life-Changing Tips for Every Parent
Having kids will be the best thing that ever happens to you. But it will also be the hardest. That’s why I’ve dedicated this article to addressing some of the most prominent parenting frustrations to give you the best advice based on my years of writing and researching parenting, as well as being a parent […]
When do Kids Stop Losing Their Baby Teeth?
When do kids start and stop losing teeth? Many parents wonder what is normal when it comes to their child’s first tooth, the loss of baby teeth, tooth decay, whether or not fluoride toothpaste is safe, introducing the tooth fairy, and how to find their child’s pediatric dentist. So let’s go over some commonly asked […]
How to Set Healthy Boundaries for Children
What are boundaries and how can we set them for our kids? Think of boundaries as a line one draws around themselves — a protective barrier. There are various kinds of boundaries, including emotional, personal, and physical. We use boundaries in ALL areas of our lives, even without knowing it — with parenting, relationships of […]
Addiction and Parenting
Screens, food, exercise—not only bad things cause an addiction. Here’s why and how you should talk to your kids about one of the most potentially devastating elements of life.