Archive for 'Parents'

Managing Your Child’s Christmas Wish List

Managing Your Child’s Christmas Wish List

Is your child’s wish list growing out of control? Here’s how to cope with those unrealistic Christmas wish lists. When it comes to wish lists, parents usually start hearing the “I wants” from their children a [...]

Is There a Santa?

Is There a Santa?

What to say when your child questions the big guy in red. Is there a Santa? During this time of the year, you can count on a few things. Children will begin to be inundated with [...]

Family Traditions

Family Traditions

Why creating your very own family traditions is so important. Family Traditions With the holiday season well upon us, it’s easy for families to get lost in the chaos of it all.  It’s why it’s so [...]

Father’s Role in Childbirth

Father’s Role in Childbirth

The important role dads and partners play in the delivery room. Father’s Role A few generations back, fathers weren’t even welcome in the delivery room, but were relegated to pace in the waiting room until the [...]

The Benefits of Family Meetings

The Benefits of Family Meetings

Family meetings are a great way to set limits because it gives both parents and children a say in the family’s rules. Many experts see family meetings as an ideal opportunity to open the doors of [...]

The Mother of All Pregnancy Books

The Mother of All Pregnancy Books

If you’re looking for the inside scoop on what it’s really like to have a baby, you’ve come to the right place. The Mother of All Pregnancy Books takes on tough topics most pregnancy books shy [...]

The 3 Top Parenting Styles. Which is yours?

The 3 Top Parenting Styles. Which is yours?

When it comes to parenting, is there one style that is superior to others? Maybe so. According to Barbara Coloroso, parent educator and author of Kid’s Are Worth It, there are three types of families that [...]

Why Vaccinate?  One Woman’s Story…

Why Vaccinate? One Woman’s Story…

I am the ’70s child of a health nut. I wasn’t vaccinated. I was brought up on an incredibly healthy diet: no sugar till I was 1, breastfed for over a year, organic homegrown vegetables, raw milk, no MSG, [...]

5 Steps to Explaining Divorce to Children

5 Steps to Explaining Divorce to Children

If you’re going through a separation or divorce, it’s important to explain this difficult situation to your children in a sensitive and timely manner. Separation and divorce are one of life’s most difficult challenges, especially when [...]

Inner Discipline

Inner Discipline

Why letting our kids make small mistakes actually helps them. Inner Discipline There’s no doubt that kids need limits and guidance. But of course, in time, children will require more than our limit setting.  They’ll need [...]