As a teacher, J has had lots of moments in school when she had to mediate conflicts and this article is so useful in doing that. There is some truth to this statement, “No one teaches children how to apologize … Continue reading
The American Academy of Pediatrics and the Canadian Society of Pediatrics state infants aged 0-2 years should not have any exposure to technology, 3-5 years be restricted to one hour per day, and 6-18 years restricted to 2 hours per … Continue reading
The images shown in the following video are quite jarring – of children mimicking their parents’ behaviour. Great reminder to parents to be a positive influence to their children.
Bet you think this post is going to be about discipline techniques when toddlers throw temper tantrums, right? Well, you’re wrong. But before I explain, let me tell you a story. Recently my family visited an aquarium. The teens, hubby, … Continue reading
We aren’t parents yet but this stand-up comedian, Michael McIntyre, has gotten us laughing till we teared (as well as think about having kids)! And oh goodness, Michael McIntyre is going to be in Australia next week! More specifically, in … Continue reading
“PHRASES like “tiger mom” and “helicopter parent” have made their way into everyday language. But does overparenting hurt, or help? While parents who are clearly and embarrassingly inappropriate come in for ridicule, many of us find ourselves drawn to the … Continue reading
“Wait, what did she say? Yeah, you read that right. This blog post is a bit of a rant and it’s a bit all over the place. My kids are NOT the center of my world, and that’s quite simply … Continue reading