This family coach goes to a trusted source for real parenting advice: her grandmother and great-grandmother. Here are some old-school child-rearing rules that just might be what kids today need.
It can be hard to let go of your role as mom or dad. Follow these 4 parenting rules to help your adult "child" transition into adulthood... no matter how old they are.
As parents, we all dream of lifelong friends for our children. We hope they will meet very early on (in Mommy and Me group, for example) and grow up as close as siblings, spending long afternoons at each other's homes, holding hands as they enter kindergarten, and supporting one another through those tough middle- and high-school years. So what do you do when they start to influence each other in the wrong way?
Parenting is not a burden, it is in fact a blessing, and knowing that you played a big role in making your child what he/she is brings forth a feeling of happiness and contentment. That is why you should put effort and wisdom in parenting to make your child the best he/she can be, and the following tips can help you do just that. Always Be There One thing that you should always keep in mind is that you are bound to your child.
Are you a procrastinator? Procrastination is a widespread problem that never seems to go away. No one is born with a procrastination gene. It is an annoying habit that may have its roots in childhood. Although we may look back on childhood as a carefree time, a child’s life is structured around school. Parents and teachers rule, and children must obey.
Parenting in the modern age is definitely different than the way you were raised, and you might even think it's technology's fault when things mess up. But instead of looking at how your kids communicate, it might be time to look at what they're communicating.
Relationship coach Ashley Davis Bush gives you the six easy habits you can put into effect during your family's dinner time. It will help your relationship with your spouse and create a warm family environment for all!
Becoming a new parent with your spouse presents both physical and emotional hardships. This relationship expert and new father describes his own experiences and shares a refreshing perspective on parenting.