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Yelling At Your Kids Isn’t Helping You Or Them

Yelling At Your Kids Isn’t Helping You Or Them

Stop Yelling At Your Children To Get Your Message Across Yelling at your kids is hard to resist when they disregard your ten trillionth request to behave appropriately.  Now, we are not talking about the occasional raised voice here.  We are looking at the dangers of...

Positive Discipline To Help Dads With Parenting

Positive Discipline To Help Dads With Parenting

Travis from Daddy's Hangout shares a great post to help dad's focus on positive discipline instead of negative discipline. It's true that there is still the stereotype of Dad being the disciplinarian in the home.  I'm sure we have either all said it, or heard it when...

How to Help a Stuttering Child at Home

How to Help a Stuttering Child at Home

Does your child stutter?  Is there anything you can do to help a stuttering child at home?  As a parent, it’s natural to be concerned when you first notice your child having difficulty with speech.  It’s not uncommon for children to have an episode of stuttering...

Teach Kids About The Real Meaning Of Christmas

Teach Kids About The Real Meaning Of Christmas

Some Lessons To Teach Kids About Christmas   It’s important to teach kids about the real meaning of Christmas - especially this year.  With all that is happening in the world and a lack of connection, here are some lessons to teach kids about Christmas. It’s my...

Principles of Good Parenting

Principles of Good Parenting

The principles of good parenting are defined by our values.  These depend on how we were brought up and what we’ve been exposed to throughout life.  Therefore, people will raise their kids differently because of the diverse environments they were brought up in....

A Guide To More Effective Parenting

A Guide To More Effective Parenting

Why Strive To Practice Effective Parenting Everyone wants to be the best version of themselves for their children.  This means using effective parenting skills. We strive to be our best but most parents will have conflicting parenting advice.  There are many different...

5 Handy Rules To Limit Kids Screen Time Without Discussion

5 Handy Rules To Limit Kids Screen Time Without Discussion

The dilemma of our modern age is screen time. Especially at the moment as we go through the covid-19 pandemic and we are stuck at home spending more time on screens then ever before. Many children come into contact with screens of, for example, a telephone or tablet...

Excess Screen Time For Kids During Covid-19

Excess Screen Time For Kids During Covid-19

How To Deal With The Excess Of Screen Time For Kids During Covid-19 Screen time has long been a topic of debate but especially the excess of screen time for kids during Covid-19.  Does prolonged screen time have harmful effects on child development?  If so, how much...

Encourage Your Toddler To Talk With Fun Activities

Encourage Your Toddler To Talk With Fun Activities

Use Some Imagination To Teach Your Toddler To Talk Parents are eager to communicate with children and look for ways to encourage your toddler to talk.  There are no words to describe the euphoria you feel when your baby smiles and calls you ‘mama’ for the first time. ...

Communicating With Your Teenager Is Easy Using These Tips

Communicating With Your Teenager Is Easy Using These Tips

Tips and Advice For Communication With Your Teenager Communicating with your teenager is no simple endeavor.  It requires consistent effort and many attempts to get them to open up and talk to you.  However, it is crucial to build trust and rapport and have healthy...

Teach Kids About Halloween For Family Fun

Teach Kids About Halloween For Family Fun

5 Things To Teach Your Kids About Halloween We think it's important to teach kids about Halloween festivities and like all good traditions, where it all started. “Why do we go trick-or treating?” my 6-year old once asked. Like all kids he associated Halloween with all...