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The Good And The Bad Of Parenting A Child Athlete
6:57 pm , November 12, 2015 0

The Good And The Bad Of Parenting A Child Athlete

There are good and bad aspects of being the parent of an athlete, but when you add in the benefits to the child and to you, the good definitely outweighs the bad.

Spooky Halloween Stories Encourage Kids To Read More
3:58 pm , October 18, 2015 1

Spooky Halloween Stories Encourage Kids To Read More

Spooky Halloween stories encourage kids to read more, and play an important role in their emotional education. If your child is a reluctant reader, introducing him to a scary Halloween story may be the nudge he needs to be captivated and to discover that reading can be fun. Another benefit is that spooky stories allow {Read More}

Children Benefit By Practicing Year-Round Thanksgiving
7:04 pm , October 7, 2015 1

Children Benefit By Practicing Year-Round Thanksgiving

Children receive lifelong benefits from learning gratitude and practicing thanksgiving all year long. Gratitude is a difficult concept to teach to normally self-centered and self-involved young children, but that is when the teaching should begin. If your children haven’t learned to be thankful as preschoolers, it’s not too late. Thanksgiving Day is a reminder to {Read More}

Teach Empathy To Stop Your Child From Becoming A Bully
6:07 pm , September 23, 2015 0

Teach Empathy To Stop Your Child From Becoming A Bully

It is very alarming for parents to realize their child is a bully or exhibiting bullying tendencies, but the good news is that teaching empathy to children can curb this behavior and, fortunately, empathy is a learned behavior.

Have Parenting Standards Lowered Over The Years?
2:25 pm , July 9, 2015 0

Have Parenting Standards Lowered Over The Years?

Have parenting standards changed from those set by previous generations, and are they now lower and easier to meet or are they higher and more difficult to reach? There is a wealth of information on the subject of raising children and it is available to everyone through the media of TV, newspapers, magazines, books, and {Read More}

How You Can Keep Your Children Reading This Summer
1:41 pm , June 4, 2015 0

How You Can Keep Your Children Reading This Summer

You can keep your children reading this summer if you emphasize the fun aspect of reading, and make it a part of your family’s regular summer activities along with challenges and rewards.

Are You Being Forced Into A Helicopter Parenting Role?
2:43 pm , May 7, 2015 0

Are You Being Forced Into A Helicopter Parenting Role?

Are parents being forced to adopt child oversight roles that result in turning themselves into helicopter parents whether they want to be or not? Why and how is this happening? Everyone is Watching In April of this year, two incidents regarding children were highly publicized, and what the children were doing was very normal; the {Read More}