When kids use bad language, parents shut down. Learn how to use it to improve your relationship
That got your attention, didn't it?
The expression "F-bomb" (you know, the "F" word that we write f*#@ in public) is now an official word in the dictionary. It reminds me of a parent who said how upset she would get when her son "dropped the F-bomb". She'd react in such a strong, negative way --which is understandable.
My husband and I are polar opposites when it comes to food. How will this affect our daughter?
It's not rocket science that incoporating healthy foods intp family meals will result in a child with better eating habits. As far as I see it, pretty soon my husband will either have to shape up his diet, or start eating drive-thru fare in his car.
Attending events at your child's school can be tough as a parent. Get some advice here!
By GoodNCrazy, Carissa Rogers, for GalTime.com
Hate School Carnivals? Well, Hate No More!
Do fall school fundraisers get you down? The experts at VolunteerSpot are hearing a lot of naysayers out there.
“Carnivals are too chaotic to bring younger siblings.”
Read into this story about a mother and her experience parenting her child with disabilities.
By GalTime Contributor, Tara Weng, for GalTime.com
Terri Devine is a typical mother to three children in many ways. Hopeful, busy and full of worry and excitement for her brood.
Her eldest child, a son named Jack, was born with Down syndrome. She learned to adjust to a 'new normal' right after he was born.
Talking about hard topics with your kids can be made easy with these tips!
By Jenny Tiegs, GalTime Lead Ambassador, Yakima/Tri-Cities, for GalTime.com
October is National Book Month, a great opportunity to explore titles that will bring your library to life with diversity, tolerance and some new storylines that address the topic of same-sex couples.
Losing custody is painful. Here are 4 ways you can heal and regain control of your life.
Much has been studied and written about Empty Nest Syndrome – the emotional impacts on parents/caregivers after children come of age and leave home. But little has been written, researched, or remedied regarding the emotional impacts and resulting psychological trauma on the non-custodial parent as a result of divorce.
It's hard to imagine your child can appreciate being without a cell phone. Read this true story.
Some time ago I worked with a mom who, as a consequence for some unpleasant behaviors, took away her 13-year old son's cell phone for three days. There was a scene with him (let's call him Scott) with the usual retorts -- It's not fair, you can't do that, it's MY phone, and so on. Forty-eight hours later he told her he was glad she took it away from him. Hold the phone! I mean, wait a minute. What's wrong with this picture? It turns out that there is everything right with the picture.
Bullying is a serious issue that affects children everywhere.
Bullying can best be defined as an imbalance of power. Whenever there is an imbalance of power or strength that is either real or perceived there is a potential for the greater power to intentionally threaten or harm the weaker one. This power struggles usually takes place over a sustained period of time and has the potential to escalate into violence.
Figure out some tips on how to get around a bad teacher. It happens sometimes! Don't forget!
By GalTime Parenting Pro, Michele Borba, Ed.D., for GalTime.com
6 Steps to Take When Your Child and his Teacher Just Can’t Get Along
What should you do when your child doesn’t like his teacher? Should you call the principal or sit on the class? Or should you brush it off as a normal childhood grievance and move on?