Are Your Children Growing Up Too Fast
Each time our children graduate from one stage to another i.e. crawling - walking, preschool - school, highschool - graduation we as parents are excited and a little sad as well. We want our children to grow up, but we reminisce about the "good old" days. I think those mixed feelings are normal for all of us. My question for you is - "Are your children growing up too fast emotionally and socially" We cant stop their physical growth, but we can effect their emotional and social growth.
Do You Love Your Child Child Car Seat Safety Is A Must!
Child Car Seat Safety
The Challenges of Single Parenting
Having worked with parents for the last 35 years and written books on parenting and relationships, I’ve discovered that one of the greatest challenges for us as parents is to be loving role-models for our children, showing our children through our behavior how to take personal responsibility for their own feelings and needs.Our children need to learn from our role-modeling how to nurture themselves within and how to create a sense of safety in the world.In families where both a mother and father are present, both parents can participate in nurturing the child emotionally and taking care of the child in the world, and both parents can role-model what it looks like to do this for themselves.
Saving Money on Preschool: Readiness Skills Needed for Kindergarten
As a mom of 4 whos youngest child is about to start Kindergarten thisFall, Id like to share with you some things Ive learned aboutPreschool over the last ten years, along with a list of readiness skills every child can be learning at home - whether attending Preschool ornot.
Getting Mama Out of the House
Some mama’s I know are all over the mama get-together idea from the day they deliver their little bundle of joy. Scrapbooking, girls night out, dinner and drinks, shopping, even a movie are all perfect and deserving breaks. Other mothers, however, especially new mom’s find that the idea of a regular get together with her girlfriends can be just another added stress. How do I find the time or energy Can I leave the baby Do I deserve time away
No Invitation Needed: Sacred Children Series - 3 of 3
I had my first two children on either side of my twenty-third and twenty-fifth birthdays. I had always assumed that by the time I was forty, Id have a ton of freedom to finally push forward with my dreams of becoming a motivational writer and speaker. It really looked like that was the way my life was going to go too.
Mommy...Daddy...is there really a Santa Claus
Is there really a Santa Claus Any parent who hasnt been faced with this question most likely will at some point. But how do you answer this No one wants to crush a childs dreams of Santa and holiday magic.
Creative Ideas for Easing Separation Anxiety
Does your child exhibit separation anxiety at daycare drop-off Do you spend more than fifteen minutes struggling to calm your childs fears You are not alone. All parents at one time or another have experienced guilt, fear and remorse at the very thought of leaving their hysterical child in the arms of a non-relative.
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.
Are You Truly Thankful For Everything
Thanksgiving is the time of year when we stop and are thankful for all our blessings. Of course, we should be thankful every day of the year. I want you to take a different look at Thanksgiving this year. You certainly can list all of your many blessings and be thankful. But, are you truly thankful for everything
Scorpios get a lot of bad press. Theyre vindictive, mean, and obsessed with sex. Thats not really fair. Scorpio rules the house of sharing. They are the stewards of sharing money, resources, love, and yes sharing each others bodies. It is their deepest most spiritual need to be completely connected, loved, and sharing from the depth of their soul. Its from this place that they are so easily hurt. Wounded Scorpios are a force to be reckoned with and yes, theyre famously ruthless and cruel. How do you keep your own Scorpio child from becoming obsessive and mean
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.
Graphology - Reveal the Inner Personality & Talent of a Child
Graphology isthe science of understanding the human mind through person’shandwriting. When a person writes, the signal in the form of letters get decoded / printed on the paper by the fingers. Graphology aims at understanding & interpreting these signals through the writing. Using this we can know a persons mind so the thoughts, character and behavior.
Clean Slates and Fresh Starts
Hope, excitement and anxiety all wrapped up in fresh haircuts and new clothes. Pens, pencils and notebooks, the smell of a new box of crayons and a brand new book; it all speaks of such promise.
Baby Names - Choosing Trendy or Traditional
Lists of baby names are always fun to look at, whether youre seeking a name for your soon-to-be-born baby boy or baby girl, wondering about the popularity of your own first name, or just curious about what baby names are currently hot.
If Youd Like to Know Why Reading Matters
Here Are Some of the Reasons Why Reading Is So Important for Children
Power Foods for a Powerful School Lunch
There isn’t a school day that goes by that I worry about my son’s lunch. Of course, I ask myself the usual questions: Is he eating what he has in the bag Will he trade his apple for a cookie Will the school lunch he’s ordering once a week be nutritious He’s a kid! He’s not a fussy eater, but there are plenty of days that he has come home with a bag full of food. I’ll ask him “what did you eat for lunch” He always says, “nothing.” What’s a parent to do
Teaching Children Good Manners
Last week in my newsletter, I mentioned that my children knew how to behave in nice restaurants because they had been exposed to the atmosphere at an early age. My idea of well behaved might be different from yours, however, I think there are certain basics that are important and universal.
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
Too Much to Do Too Little Time
Have you ever felt like someone just pressed the Fast-forward button on your day and before you know it the day is over and you are sitting there wondering what youve accomplished
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