Category: Parenting

The analogy that will change how you view your child’s misbehaviour

When a child’s behaviour is unmanageable, the whole family can feel it’s in a state of chaos. Equipped with one powerful analogy, parents can develop a protocol to turn their child’s behaviour around. These strategies are rooted in developmental and psychological research and can have immediate effects. Through the glass walls of the vineyard restaurant, ...

10 Secrets Every Parent Needs to Know about Saying No

Many parents told me that post helped them understand conflicts from their child’s perspective, which made it possible to find some common ground and more cooperation. As always, a few parents advocated more harshness: “Parents just need to learn to say No and back it up with punishment!” But even many parents who are committed to loving ...

7 Most Important Social Skills for Kids

Good social skills allow kids to enjoy better peer relationships. But the benefits of robust social skills reach far beyond social acceptance. Children with better social skills are likely to reap immediate benefits. For example, one study found that good social skills may reduce stress in children who are in daycare settings. Benefits Social skills are ...

How to Be a Good Parent

Parenting can be one of life’s most rewarding pursuits. It can bring great joy into life, but it can also be challenging and overwhelming. Because every child and family situation is unique, it can be hard to know the best thing to do in every parenting situation. While there is no magic formula for perfect ...

To Raise Exceptional Children, Teach Them These 7 Values

Any fact or bit of knowledge we teach a child might be obsolete when they are adults, but values endure through all changes. To parent our children to be exceptional, we must allow our children to experience “optimal levels of frustration.” It is our job to love and support them through their struggles, but to ...

4 BASIC TIPS TO GREAT PARENTING

As soon as you become a parent, you will realize that parenting is not that easy. Becoming a great parent means that you will need to poss some skills that will guide you through. Below are some of the things you need to do to become a great parent to your child. 1.     ...

3 AMAZING STEPS TO GREAT PARENTING

There numerous responsibilities that come with being a parent and some of these responsibilities will make you feel fatigued and overwhelmed. All in all, to make your parenting journey easier, follow these 3 steps and you will enjoy the journey of parenting. 1.       Do it your way There is no particular set ...

Nine Steps to More Effective Parenting

Raising kids is one of the toughest and most fulfilling jobs in the world — and the one for which you might feel the least prepared. Here are nine child-rearing tips that can help you feel more fulfilled as a parent. 1. Boosting Your Child’s Self-Esteem Kids start developing their sense of self as babies ...