How To Teach Siblings To Be Best Friends

Over the last few months, I’ve had a few questions and done a lot of thinking about how to develop sibling relationships and get my kids to play together. I’m either breaking up a quarrel or melting over joint giggles coming from the next room when I have two toddlers at home. My favourite aspect of motherhood is watching Lincoln […]

6 Ways to Assist Your Child in Overcoming Fear Of Failure

Failure is an inevitable part of life. Children who are taught to fail and bounce back become stronger and more prepared to tackle life’s obstacles. When children are afraid of failing, they are more likely to experience anxiety and meltdowns when things go wrong. But how do parents teach their children to fail gracefully? It’s difficult, but parents must strive […]

How To Teach Kids Grit – It’s More Important Than IQ

Your tenacity will set you apart from more intelligent or gifted opponents. It’s the one thing that keeps you going when everyone else has given up. True, your talent and intelligence can help you. However, it is your passion and tenacity that will drive you to put up the most effort in order to achieve your achievement. Social scientists such […]

Things To Say Instead Of “Good Job” To Children

Until recently, many parents mistakenly believed that showering our children with praise on a regular basis was vital. Praise for our children comes naturally to us, almost as a reflex. It feels natural to say, “Great work!” whenever your child does anything fantastic. However, we must consider what we are doing with all of this praise. Although praise can improve […]

Conquer Back-to-School Anxiety

When you see your child in agony, you instinctively want to alleviate the discomfort. It’s very tough to know what to say in a situation like this. You may say something like… You’ll rapidly make new acquaintances. Give it some time and you’ll get used to it. Or there’s always the tried-and-true — everything will be OK. You care about […]

Parenting Fundamentals You Might Want To Get Back To

The children of today are growing up in new territory. According to research, a decrease in children’s outside play is causing a plethora of behavioural issues owing to a lack of sensory input. We are doing more harm than good by continuously putting kids in front of technology, restricting their movement, and reducing their time to play. Sandboxes are a […]

When Setting Limits With Your Strong-Willed Child Isn’t Working For You

Strong-willed children are frequently misconstrued as stubborn or rebellious because adults say one thing and the children do the exact opposite, or they appear to struggle with boundaries. If you can see strong-willed children in a different way, you’ll notice that you’re dealing with a youngster who is very self-directed and has been striving to establish his own boundaries for […]

The Secret to Helping a Perfectionist Child

When you witness perfectionism in children, you may have one of two reactions: 1.) To encourage people to persevere in their efforts, or… 2.) To alleviate their dissatisfaction. As a parent, you may believe that if he simply tries a few more times, he’ll develop the abilities he needs to do any given chore perfectly. Alternatively, you may believe that […]

Explaining Tattling vs. Telling To Kids

You want your children to be able to manage circumstances on their own, solve problems and come up with their own answers. It’s all part of collaborating without always involving a “manager” or a third party (like parents, teachers or another grown-up). It’s easy to become frustrated when your children come to you for everything. It’s a little…annoying when your […]

How To Manage Car Seat Tantrums

Help! My kids won’t get buckled! We’re going to be late!How do I get the kids into the car without it being a drawn-out struggle of wills? If your youngster throws a tantrum or takes a long time to strap in, one of these suggestions might help. For numerous reasons, your child may refuse to sit in the car seat […]

Talking To Kids About Consent

What was once a hazy area is now becoming clearer and more well-understood. Even though consent is one of those must-have talks, even the most well-intentioned parents may find themselves squirming. Consent discussions are both vital to have and difficult to have at the same time. But it must be done, and the sooner parents begin, the better. Why It’s […]

What Is Yes Parenting

Parents in helicopters hover and parents in lawnmowers eliminate impediments. But it’s time to make room for the “yes parents,” who approach parenting in a completely different way. The yes parenting movement advocates for parents who do not believe in telling their children any. Instead, some parents go to tremendous pains to listen to their children’s wishes and then make […]

Habits To Nurture The Parent-Child Bond

The bond between a parent and a child, like any other relationship, can be strengthened by incorporating certain simple behaviours into your daily routines. The relationship that a youngster forms with his or her parent or caregiver is the most crucial. A positive parent-child interaction helps children learn about the world around them. Children look to their parents to assess […]

Reasons Your Child May Be Crying

It’s natural for children to cry, and it’s also natural for parents to become annoyed when their children cry frequently. Especially if you’re stumped as to why your child is weeping. It can be difficult to establish the cause of your child’s tears before he or she begins to speak. Even when children begin to speak, the reasons for their […]

What Is The Difference Between Gentle Parenting and Attachment Parenting

Whether you’re a first-time mom or not, you’ve probably heard of Attachment Parenting or Gentle Parenting. Someone may have mentioned one in a baby group you were in, someone may have mentioned it on a blog, or someone may have made a snide remark about such parents. In any case, you want to know what all the fuss is about! […]