You’re a busy family, trying to find a balance between work, home and supporting your kid’s development. Sometimes childcare outside of preschool hours is difficult to get or doesn’t meet your family’s needs as well as it could.... continue reading.
There can’t possibly be a child on the planet who hasn’t told a fib or two. Often it is an attempt to avoid being in trouble for something they know is wrong. Which, when you think about it, is a positive sign that they do actually know the... continue reading.
Resilience and persistence If you have a resilient child, they will likely recover very quickly from life’s knock backs and either shrug it off or have another go. A child lacking resilience on the other hand, will become stressed when faced with a challenge.... continue reading.
Have you got a child who loves the TV or their computer games? Do you have a young teen who spends their Saturday mornings in bed? Motivating some children can be a challenging task as parents well understand.... continue reading.
Isn’t this what every parent strives for? Whether they want their children to be sporty, academic or musically talented, above all else they want their children to be happy in their everyday life and confident in who they are.... continue reading.
Is it a battle of wills at mealtimes, getting your kids to eat the foods you have lovingly prepared for them? Do they turn their noses up at the sight of anything vegetable or cheesy? There are all sorts of fussy eaters.... continue reading.
When I was growing up my parents made us finish everything on our plates and we were required to eat some of everything served. While I understand their motivation I question their technique. I know they were worried about us getting all our nutritional needs met. There were three siblings and none of us were... continue reading.
Youth obesity is a relatively hot topic all over the world. All too often, children are subjected to severe health complications simply because their parents refused to put their foot down. Although you can’t monitor what your child eats... continue reading.
School lunches are often cheap and nutritionally deficient because school districts have very tight budgets. We shouldn’t put blame on the schools for not putting more effort into the nutritional... continue reading.
Plan well ahead to make sure money is the last thing on your mind when your little bundle of joy finally arrives. Any parent will tell you that the arrival of a new bub heralds plenty of chaotic and exciting changes.... continue reading.