Parenting young children'

How to teach your young children to be safe

How to teach your young children to be safe

Many parents of young children (3-10 years old) are concerned about teaching their children about the world’s dangers without causing them undue stress and fears. Some parents are not sure at what age to begin, how [...]

How you can help reduce bullying by children

How you can help reduce bullying by children

The act of bullying in school is by no means a new phenomenon. However, the extent, severity, intensity and methods have certainly escalated to very worrisome levels. What could parents do to ameliorate these torturous and [...]

For the sake of the children

For the sake of the children

Some unhappy couples elect to stay together until their children leave home. They do so at a personal sacrifice for the sake of their children’s well being. Divorced parents and those in intact families also consider [...]

How to best praise your children?

How to best praise your children?

As with many other child-rearing practices, educators’ recommendations about what helps or hurts children’s esteem have fluctuated widely. Every decade or so, parents are advised to use different techniques to bolster children’s self-regard. Healthy, authentic praise [...]

How to prevent your sweet baby from souring your relationship

How to prevent your sweet baby from souring your relationship

Everyone loves a new baby. The nine-month’s parental anticipatory excitement culminates with the birth of your mutual creation- the highly welcomed sweet baby. For many unprepared parents the less than sweet side effects of the new [...]

Children are unique – avoid comparing them

Children are unique – avoid comparing them

Many parents inadvertently voice their satisfaction or displeasure with one child by comparing him/her to a sibling. They may utter their disappointments about their children’s performance or nature in a way that may cause the youngsters [...]

How to teach compassion to children

How to teach compassion to children

The winter holiday season is a time of celebrations and sharing. It is also the time in which we get more deeply in touch with our compassion for others. Many families and individuals act in caring [...]

Naming your baby is a serious task

Naming your baby is a serious task

One of the thrilling responsibilities of parenthood is the naming of their newborn infants. Most parents take this task seriously and carefully evaluate their choices –and indeed they should. A person’s name is the first introductory [...]