You love your child and want the best for him but do you protect little Timmy too much? Life coach Dr. Lisa Kaplin discusses parenting styles where mom and dad prevent their child from participating in life in fear they will experience disappointment. Read on to see if you're guilty of this and what you can do to give your child the space to make mistakes and grow.
There are a ton of parenting styles out there but none of them matter when you become bored with your kid. Check out Dr. Jephtha Tausig-Edwards 4 fun ideas to try when you want to expand the activities you do with your child. It will make you both happier...and more excited to spend time together!
There are a lot of decisions to be made when you become a parent. You have to pick a name for your child, pick their daily wardrobe and most importantly, pick your parenting style. In this article, Dr. Lisa Kaplin discusses helicopter parenting and why it's actually not an effective way to raise productive and capable adults. Are you guilty of hovering over your kid?
From parents to children to romantic partners, everyone deserves to know how much you love them on Valentine's Day! Here are some of the sweetest, wisest love quotes that you might consider sharing with those extra special people in your life.
After a break-up, it's normal to feel lonely over the weekend. Read on to see how life coach Lindsey Ellison filled up her time and what she learned during her process.
There are a ton of parenting styles out there but not all are effective in raising productive and balanced people. Read on to learn what parenting expert Monica Magnetti has to say about leading by example and why she thinks that is best course of action for you and your family.
As you go through the process of adopting a child, you will encounter a lot of misinformation and anti-adoption bias disguised as scientific fact. Popular notions about adoption can be hard to counter, because these myths have been so often repeated and seem to make good intuitive sense, but close examination of some popular myths reveals that the facts tell a different story. Here are 5 myths most people have heard: 1. Adopted Children Have More Psychological Problems
Do you realize what Super Bowl ads might be teaching your children? Read these helpful parenting tips on how to approach your child about the inappropriate behavior shown during commercials.
Math is a subject that we all need to master. If you have a child that is struggling in this subject, it can be difficult to help him or her find the fun in it. With common core standards math becoming increasingly prevalent in schools, a parent must be proactive to keep their kids interested in math. Here are 5 ways you can do that. Start Early
Are you in a rut? It may be time for a serious change of perspective and thought patterns. Read on to learn how positive affirmations can help you with positive changes in your life.
When your child seems isolated from others, it's so difficult to not step in and fix the issue at hand. But having few friends isn't necessarily a cause for worry. Take these parenting tips to heart and help your kid make his own decisions about who to connect with.
Thirty-three years after my identical twin girls were born, I hold these truths to be self-evident... No matter how hard you try to make them into individuals, the magnetic pull of twin-ism is always stronger than parent-ism. When my twin girls met each other at a spa weekend for their 25th birthday, one traveled east from NC, the other traveled west from AR and they met within only ten minutes of each other at the spa in Nashville, despite leaving at different times and encountering different traffic snags. LESSON: Don't fight the
Are you divorced and trying to figure out how you and your ex will share the kids this holiday season? Look no further for advice. This divorce coach and relationship expert offers tips on how to stay civil with your ex for the sake of the children, plus seven ways to create new and meaningful memories.
How To Be a Happier -- and More Successful -- Single Parent Are you a single parent struggling with how to make it all work? Dr. Romance offers three tips to happier single parenting. 1. Be a Grownup. I know you’ve probably had a tough time, but you’re a parent, and your child’s wellbeing comes first. If you weren’t in charge of your life before you became a single parent, now is the time to take charge and make good decisions. If you don’t know how to do that, get counseling.