Being a parent is most definitely like being on a roller-coaster. There are going to be ups and downs. There are going to be times when you question your ability to be a parent. There are going to be moments of pride and times of laughter, and there will be moments of fear and times of sadness. But there is nothing that comes close to the experience.
Being a parent is also a learning curve. After all, there is no handbook on how to get it right. However, we have put together a great collection of articles on parenting, which will give you some tips on how to bring up your children, as well as advice on dealing with challenging situations. This includes tips on what to do if your child was bullied by another parent, how to talk to your child about their grades, helping your child adjust to school, and eliminating empathy deficit disorder.
No parent is perfect, but you are going to be your child’s biggest and most influential role model. Children want to be just like their parents, so it’s important to act in a way that you would want them to replicate. Positive parenting also plays a huge role. If you give your child positive experiences, not only will they form childhood memories they will carry for life, but it will shape their personality too. Communicating effectively with your child and with your other half is also critical, as is looking after your own wellbeing too. You will find out about this and much more on this page.
FEATURED ARTICLES ABOUT PARENTING
For any child, going to school is a massive deal! This is the biggest thing that is going on in their young life, and it can be incredibly daunting. As a parent, you will want your child to adjust to school as soon as possible. After all, there is nothing worse than...read more
If Robert Frost is right and good fences make good neighbors, are they good for families as well? The boundaries in the mother/daughter relationship are complicated because our daughters expect to be taken care of and also need to individuate. These boundaries evolve...read more
As much as we love our little ones, we all know they can be a bit of a nightmare come bedtime. Most parents know the struggle we’re referring to. Some children love kicking up a fuss when it comes time to go to sleep. There are a number of reasons for this: some...read more
Over the course of a century society has been transformed – moral values have changed, family relationships have been forever altered, and the traditional roles of family members are no longer cut and dry. These changes have, in no small part, been driven by divorce...read more
We all know the feeling . . . the moment of pride when someone notices how outspoken or articulate our child is. We bask in the knowledge that our child is smart, has a great sense of self-esteem and succeeds at virtually everything they attempt to do. There is a fine...read more
The Problem Recently, a well known educator and speaker on parenting issues made a list of all the difficult questions parents had been asking him about their teens. He noticed that of all the issues that are bothering parents, the number one concern is what to do...read more
Why does it matter if your children learn how to organize their room and keep it that way? How does that benefit you and them? Who even has the time to teach their children how to organize their room when you’re so exhausted at the end of a long day of work and...read more
The Wilson’s two children don’t like each other. The Archer girls publicly put each other down. The Gonzalez boys pout if they aren’t first, don’t win, or don’t do better than the other. This condition is called sibling rivalry and in...read more
These days, it seems like everyone’s got their own blog. Whether you’re a professional, a celebrity wannabe, or a teenager seeking an identity, blogging is supposed to be the next great way to get noticed. But what if you’re a parent? You certainly...read more
What have you done for me lately? You know the drill. Your son asks you to leave the office early to pick him up at basketball practice and run him over to his friend’s house where they will throw together the science project they should have started last month....read more