Your Child Is Ready To Start Preschool — Let’s Talk Safety

It's been repeated to the point of cliche but still rings true: Children grow up so fast. One minute they're in the crib, the next they're crawling and before you know it they're ready for preschool. It can be a challenge when the latter milestone arrives, because it's the first time many parents relinquish [...]

Your Child Is Ready To Start Preschool — Let’s Talk Safety 2018-04-23T02:20:14+00:00

Here’s Why You Should Create a Storytelling Tradition With Your Child

Growing up, you had activities with your family that you recognized as traditions, even though you didn’t call them that. They were done without fail, and you probably never questioned why your parents thought they were important. You just did them. Many families do these things, like eat at the table together, take trips as [...]

Here’s Why You Should Create a Storytelling Tradition With Your Child 2018-03-20T16:10:23+00:00

Here’s Why Bonding With Your Child Is So Important

Developing an emotional attachment (bonding) with your child is critical to their development as it directly and significantly impacts their sense of self-worth and security. This connection will shape the way your child perceives him or herself and relates to others throughout life. Clearly, creating a deep, strong bond with your child is one of [...]

Here’s Why Bonding With Your Child Is So Important 2018-02-26T20:58:36+00:00

Why Your Child Is Moody And What You Can Do About It

As a parent, you never really get used to the way your child goes from being excited and happy one moment to whining or even throwing a full-on temper tantrum the next. Those are the moments that remind you that your little boy or girl is a complete human being with intense emotions -- just [...]

Why Your Child Is Moody And What You Can Do About It 2018-01-11T00:59:09+00:00

How To Help Your Child Develop Critical Thinking Skills

We live in a world where information is readily available from numerous sources. As your children grow up, you should train them to think critically for themselves. Train them to question what they hear because as they do, they will learn to discern the fact from fiction. Critical thinking will also open avenues for your [...]

How To Help Your Child Develop Critical Thinking Skills 2017-12-01T00:19:22+00:00

These Guidelines Will Help You Raise An Assertive Child

In a world with so many challenges to deal with, one of the best gifts you can give to your child is training on assertiveness. Wikipedia defines assertiveness as the quality of being self-assured and confident without being aggressive. Your child will be exposed to many circumstances -- some good and others bad. Your child [...]

These Guidelines Will Help You Raise An Assertive Child 2017-10-10T23:11:01+00:00

How To Teach Your Child Social Skills For Life-Long Success

Like any loving parent, you want your child to succeed in life. A major contributor to lifetime success is possessing the set of social skills that help us create positive interactions with all types of people in a wide range of settings. One of the vital skills your child will need to establish these beneficial [...]

How To Teach Your Child Social Skills For Life-Long Success 2017-09-22T11:30:07+00:00

How To Establish Effective Discipline for Your Toddler

As a parent, you hold the responsibility for disciplining your child. No one can or should do it for you. Navigating the do's and don'ts of appropriate and instructional discipline can be uncertain. However, just because effective correction requires effort doesn’t mean you should shy away from it. Thoughtful, consistent discipline will make your child a better [...]

How To Establish Effective Discipline for Your Toddler 2017-05-23T10:33:41+00:00

Family Dinners Are More Than Just Times To Eat

Most people feel nostalgic when they think of family dinners. Smiles will light up their faces as cherished memories are remembered. In the past, sitting down to dinner was a practice that went without mentioning; families would eat their evening meals together every day. However, with the frantic pace of modern life, this ritual is increasingly [...]

Family Dinners Are More Than Just Times To Eat 2017-04-18T22:36:03+00:00

The First Day Of Preschool – Advice For Anxious Parents

When your child is ready to start preschool, you will most likely get the feeling of time moving too quickly. You can still vividly remember the day he or she was born -- how could you be at this point already? Despite your doubt, however, it's time for your child's first major life change, which means [...]

The First Day Of Preschool – Advice For Anxious Parents 2017-03-20T14:05:19+00:00