Archive for 'Parents'

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 [...]

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 [...]

Ecoholic Home

Ecoholic Home

We all know the earth is in dire straits because of what we do to it and dump on it every day, but we’re often at a loss about how to change things. How can we [...]

Tips for Parents Bringing Home a Newborn

Tips for Parents Bringing Home a Newborn

When you bring home your newborn baby, life alters dramatically. But there are ways to ease the transition into family life. Those first few months and weeks of a baby’s life are filled with ups and [...]

The Role of Today’s New Dad’s

The Role of Today’s New Dad’s

The role today’s dads play in childbirth and newborn care The Role of Today’s New Dad’s There was a time when a father’s role was relegated to breadwinner and disciplinarian. Even childbirth and infant care was [...]

Europe & Kids – Trains, Planes & Automobiles, Pt 3 of 6

Europe & Kids – Trains, Planes & Automobiles, Pt 3 of 6

When The Parent Report’s radio host, Joanne Wilson decided to travel Europe with her kids she learned a lot about booking flights, Eurail passes and car rentals. Here, in the third of a six part series, [...]

Single Parent Moms & Daughters

Single Parent Moms & Daughters

A look the unique needs of single parent moms & their daughters. Single Parent Moms After all as a single aren’t, most of the responsibilities of raising kids can’t be shared. But for moms who are [...]