Tag: parenting

5 Non-Traditional Discipline Tips that Really Work

| October 8, 2019 | 5 Comments
5 Non-Traditional Discipline Tips that Really Work

5 Non-Traditional Discipline Tips that Really Work Many families today find that traditional discipline tips don’t work for them. This is when thinking outside the box can go a long way toward finding a method that works for your family’s needs. Here are some ideas that you might want to consider. 1.Learn to communicate well […]

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Positive Tips to Make Time Out Work for Kids

| October 7, 2019 | 5 Comments
Positive Tips to Make Time Out Work for Kids

Positive Tips to Make Time Out Work for Kids To discipline their children, parents have started to implement what’s known as the “time out method”. This type of discipline involves a chair, a corner or some quiet space where a child will remain for a few minutes, usually one minute per age, quietly to think […]

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3 Ways to Make your Child Overcome Shyness

| September 9, 2019 | 6 Comments
3 Ways to Make your Child Overcome Shyness

3 Ways to Make your Child Overcome Shyness Growing kids have a lot of energy, and more often than not, you’ll find them exploring everything that comes in their way; however, some kids may start presenting antisocial behavior and shyness at a very early stage. As a parent, you may be a bit concerned about […]

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Bust Bedtime Battles With These Great Tips

| September 2, 2019 | 13 Comments
Bust Bedtime Battles With These Great Tips

Bust Bedtime Battles with these Great Tips Few things are as frustrating for a parent as a child who won’t go to bed at bedtime. There are a lot of reasons why this happens, but if you are having bedtime battles with your child, here are some tips to do to help ease your troubles. […]

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Helicopter Parenting: What it is and How you Can Stop Doing It

| May 2, 2019 | 6 Comments
Helicopter Parenting: What it is and How you Can Stop Doing It

Helicopter Parenting: What it is and How you Can Stop Doing It Are you that parent who does their child’s homework? Do you decide who your kid gets to play with, and never allow him to be out on his own? Do you tend to do things for your kid, that he can probably easily […]

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5 Super Ways to Handle an Overactive Kid

| April 3, 2019 | 6 Comments
5 Super Ways to Handle an Overactive Kid

5 Super Ways to Handle an Overactive Kid Parenting is no easy game, and things are sure to be even difficult for you if you have a kid who seems to be bursting with energy all the time! Handling an overactive kid can be difficult, but if you’re a mom who can relate, here’s a […]

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Is Your Child a Good Friend? Here’s How to Teach Them

| March 20, 2019 | 11 Comments
Is Your Child a Good Friend? Here’s How to Teach Them

Is Your Child a Good Friend? Here’s How to Teach Them Your job as a parent is to teach and guide your child through the world. This includes lessons on how they should interact with others in the world. For example, you want your child to know how to be a good friend to others. […]

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Your Failure to Thrive Baby Doesn’t make you a Failure as a Mother  

| December 10, 2018 | 8 Comments
Your Failure to Thrive Baby Doesn’t make you a Failure as a Mother  

Your Failure to Thrive Baby Doesn’t make you a Failure as a Mother   When most mothers think of challenging events in the first two years of an average child’s life, they might think of vaccinations, fevers, tantrums, and night-waking. What about weighings? Believe it or not, for some mothers, having their babies weighed is […]

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Find Everything You’ll Need At A Trade Show For Moms

| October 8, 2018 | 7 Comments
Find Everything You’ll Need At A Trade Show For Moms

Find Everything You’ll Need At A Trade Show For Moms Larger cities are a great place to be a parent and raise your family, with many resources and things to do in a bustling city’s many vibrant communities. No matter where you live, preparing for the arrival of a new baby can feel overwhelming at […]

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7 Effective Ways to Motivate your Kid

| September 17, 2018 | 7 Comments
7 Effective Ways to Motivate your Kid

7 Effective Ways to Motivate your Kid Whether it comes to personal progress or performance at school, motivation is the key that drives your little one to do better. So here’s a little help for you with just that! Here are 7 super effective ways to motivate your kid to give his best in whatever […]

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Being a Xennial Parent

| September 5, 2018 | 2 Comments
Being a Xennial Parent

I’m apparently of the “Xennial” micro-generation (Finally, I’ve felt so lost without a designation for years), which means that I was born in the late-70s-early-80s range. Not quite Gen X, not quite Millennial. We grew up with an analog childhood and a digital adulthood (Atari and Super Mario Bros doesn’t count, I guess? Pfft). It’s […]

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Self-Care Tips for Parents to Help Meet Your Parenting Goals

| August 7, 2018 | 4 Comments
Self-Care Tips for Parents to Help Meet Your Parenting Goals

Self-Care Tips for Parents to Help Meet Your Parenting Goals Whether you’re a new parent or you’ve done it all before, you will probably have been steered in the direction of the importance of self-care more than a few times. It’s easy to give the advice, but it’s usually much harder to put it into […]

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5 Ways to Deal with your Child’s Tantrums

| June 18, 2018 | 7 Comments
5 Ways to Deal with your Child’s Tantrums

Let’s admit it. Parenting is hard. And dealing with temper tantrums can be harder. If you’re a momma who’s emotionally and physically drained thanks to your little one being a bit too difficult over possibly anything, here’s a little something to help! Keep reading to discover 5 super effective ways to deal with your child’s […]

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Favourites

| November 1, 2017 | 10 Comments
Favourites

Quick! What’s your favourite number? Don’t have one? Well, you’d better get one, if you think you’ll be spending any time around kids. Kids have favourites, and they expect you to as well. Sometimes it’s a rank of favourites with careful deliberation, discussed over an afternoon of Perler Beads.   The kids lit up when […]

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Mom’s Dated References

| August 30, 2017 | 5 Comments
Mom’s Dated References

Ice, Ice, Baby came on the radio during one of their Throwback moments, so naturally as a former teen of the ’90s who would never turn down an opportunity for nostalgia (grade 7 dance flashbacks!), I cranked it and got my Running Man going. I’m right in the middle of waxing chumps like a candle and […]

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How to Get Your Kids’ Attention

How to Get Your Kids’ Attention

  How to Get Your Kids’ Attention It’s supper time, or time to get ready to go, or you just need to ask the kids something. Does this ever happen to you? *crickets* OK, they’re carrying on somewhere, and your attempts to reach them have been futile. What’s next? Holler louder? Go upstairs from room […]

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When You Need a Time Out: Tips for Frustrated Parents

| May 15, 2017 | 14 Comments
When You Need a Time Out: Tips for Frustrated Parents

  When You Need a Time Out: Tips for Frustrated Parents Sometimes as a parent, you get frustrated. Even the best and most patient of parents can need a time out from time to time. It’s a tough job that puts a lot of stress and pressure on you and it’s important that you don’t […]

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How Single Moms Can Master Parenting

| April 25, 2017 | 4 Comments
How Single Moms Can Master Parenting

  How Single Moms Can Master Parenting If you’re a single mother, there are many different challenges you will face each day. Parenting is a difficult task for anyone but when you’re doing it all on your own, it can be even harder.  While you might not be able to do anything to change the […]

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4 Tricks to Get Your Children Eating Healthier

| March 22, 2017 | 13 Comments
4 Tricks to Get Your Children Eating Healthier

   4 Tricks to Get Your Children Eating Healthier Some kids will eat almost anything you put on their plate and others, not so much. These picky eaters are hard to please and usually want to eat the same thing over and over. It’s especially common in younger children. Unfortunately, that’s not very healthy. Therefore, […]

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3 Tips to Teach Children to Respect Discipline

| March 15, 2017 | 11 Comments
3 Tips to Teach Children to Respect Discipline

3 Tips to Teach Children to Respect Discipline One of the toughest parts of being a parent is discipline. While some parents handle discipline better than others, and some children take to it better than others, we all face challenges. If you want your children to respond well to discipline, you need to teach them […]

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A How-To Guide for Communication with Your Child

| March 6, 2017 | 10 Comments
A How-To Guide for Communication with Your Child

A How-To Guide for Communication with Your Child Children don’t come with guidebooks and since every child is unique, it can be difficult to know how to connect with your child. While there are books, videos, experts, classes, and more to tell you how to do it, no one can tell you exactly what will […]

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The “Sugar High” Myth

| December 20, 2016 | 4 Comments
The “Sugar High” Myth

Candy-filled Halloween was not long ago, yet we’re already into the Christmas cookie season. Given that, I have a fun fact for you: Did you know that the “sugar high” is not a thing? I admittedly sometimes feel skeptical, especially on Halloween night, spending a good hour being mauled by my two rowdy, KitKat-filled post-trick-or-treaters […]

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Who Lights Your Path?

| November 15, 2016 | 10 Comments
Who Lights Your Path?

  Who Lights Your Path? My bedroom is dark. The only light is coming from the muted baby monitor on my bedside table flashing red. My early riser is yelling her protest. She is ready to begin this day, even though the moon and stars outside my window suggest it is still night. I pull […]

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It Takes a Village…Tips for a Successful Parent-Teacher Conference

| November 11, 2016 | 10 Comments
It Takes a Village…Tips for a Successful Parent-Teacher Conference

  It’s almost that time of year again: the parent-teacher conference. This is a meeting between you and your child’s teacher to discuss your child’s progress in school so far. As a teacher, I cannot stress how crucial a strong partnership between the teacher and parents is in the education of children. The open communication […]

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