Minimize Stress in Your Life
Use these simple tips to minimize stress in your day to day living.
Words of Wisdom for Single Parents
The cost of being a parent and raising a child in todays world is constantly increasing. The risk of your child becoming involved in problem behaviour is also greater. Parents must work together as a team to ensure the brightest future for their children. But what if there is no team. No other person to rely upon. This is what millions of single parents deal with everyday. But it is not only the parent who sees this as a gloomy situation. Children are quite often left thinking that they are the reason for a separation or divorce. It is the child who must attend father and son day at school without a dad. They have to grow up with all the stigma attached to coming from a "broken home". These are just a few of the many potential problems that a single parents household are faced with. This article is aimed at providing single parents with some strategies for raising a good child despite what other people may say.
How To Potty Train In Two Days
Ah, potty training! Go to a local bookseller and you will find dozens of books on the subject. Search the Net and there are thousands of websites with information on how to do it stress free. There are even people who are capitalizing on a parents frustration with potty training by offering to do it for you, for a hefty sum! I honestly cant imagine anything more unseemly than paying someone to teach my child to "go".
Spending time with Chuck
I have been waking up thinking about something that happening to me and my sonChuck. I have decided to write it down while it’s on my mind.
Tips for Keeping Packed Lunches Fun and Interesting
• Let the child choose his or her own lunch box or reusable lunch bag.Encourage the child to add decorations, too.
Play, Laugh, Grow – Learning To Play With Your Child
NC—The first year of a childs life is a prime time for exploring. Babies are excited and eager to learn about the world around them and playing is essential to a childs development. Parents are the best learning resource a child has, and playtime offers a chance for bonding between parents and children. By learning how to play with their children, parents can help them develop a sense of accomplishment and self-esteem.
Mom Can I Have The Car Keys
Parents find peace of mind with high-tech vehicle tracking system
Tips For Parents On How To Deal With Bullying
NC—Bullying behaviour may seem rather insignificant compared to the trouble that some kids can get into. Many dismiss it as just another part of "growing up." But we cant anymore. Statistics show that one in four children who bully will have a criminal record before the age of thirty. Teasing on playgrounds and at bus stops, taking other childrens lunch money, insults and threats, kicking and punching — its all fair game to the bully.
Grandparents! Help Your Grandkids Do Math!
This may come as a surprise.
Talk Your Child Clever
Most parents can hardly wait for their baby to say its first word. This usually happens between the nine months and a year. From about two years, the child should be able to use simple phrases, and by three he should be able to use full sentences. By four, he should be fully able to talk, although he may still make grammatical errors. By five, he should have acquired basic language.
Ten Suggestions For The Overscheduled Child
Ever wonder what happened to the family dinner hour Or for that matter the family dinner half hour Monday is Soccer Practice, Tuesday is Piano lesson, Wednesday is Church Activities, Thursday is a Soccer Game, Friday a birthday partyto attend. A number of events will fill up the weekend. Do you feel like a professional scheduler and taxi driver Are you finding yourself increasingly irritable as you go from one activity to the next Maybe you and your children are overscheduled.
We All Wish That Our Children have Good Virtues, but... Are We Setting A Good Example Ourselves
We all wish that our children should not smoke or drink, should not speak lies, should not steal, should not have a violent nature, etc... but are we setting a good example ourselves
7 Powerful Ways to Show Love to Children
Our children are our most important legacy to the world. However, our love is our most important legacy to our children. Here are seven ways to show love that will help children build sturdy foundations for the future.
How To Stop Bullying
NC—According to Family Services Canada, approximately 12% of children are bullies. Additional research confirms that bullying occurs frequently: once every seven minutes on the playground and once every twenty-five minutes in class Craig and Pepler, 1997.
Birth of a Parent
So you’re pregnant. Congratulations! Your life is about to change in ways you might find unthinkable and we’re not even talking about the surrender of your once slim waistline to proportions most comparable to that of a Dr. Suess character. Pregnancy is the beginning of a new life for a baby, but also a new life for you as a parent. If this is your first baby, you may be filled with an endless list of questions and concerns. If you’re a veteran of the labor and delivery room, you’ve got a better idea what to expect, yet every pregnancy, like every mother and child, is different.
From the book Spider’s Big CatchGary Andersonwww.abciowa.com
The Importance of Mothers
Moms, did you ever question your value as a role model, caretaker, administer of hugs and Band-Aids I think we all have in todays climate of "do more, get more, have more."
Nurtured by Love or Matured by Nature
“There is nothing new under the sun,” states Ecclesiastes 1:9. This is certainly true of the nature-nurture debate, the modern name for the ageless argument about the importance of learning in the development of the child. While one side argues that the development of the child is mainly a process of maturation, with learning playing no more than a supportive role, the other side maintains that learning determines the entire course of a child’s future.
In The Crook Of My Arms
His head is tilted back, mouth slightly open. His breath is slow and steady and his eyes almost all-closed but slightly open. His neck nestles over the crook of my arm and I stare at his face as he breathed in and breathed out. A feeling of overwhelming love washed over me. I was totally at peace as I watched my son sleep in my arms.
Choosing Baby Names for Twins
Choosing a baby name for your new born can be quite a stressful decision. With thousands upon thousands of names at your disposal, you may begin to feel a little over whelmed. Well, for twins, you can double the trouble! This article is aimed at helping soon to be moms and dads of twins to choose those perfect baby names.
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