Archive for 'Family Life'
A look at what kids get from helping out with family chores Family Chores Making beds, clearing tables and taking out the trash are all common jobs we ask our kids to do. And while our [...]
The Parent Report’s radio host Joanne Wilson, shares her experiences and advice of how to “Travel Europe With Kids”. In the fourth of her six part series, Joanne offers tips on finding family friendly accommodations. Booking [...]
When should we start instilling values in our children? Values and Irony One of the most important things we can instill in our child is a sense of our values. And while this is something we [...]
A look at the dangers of living our dreams through our children. Over Investing in Kids Did you ever wish that you had the chance to excel at music, dance, maybe sports or academics? It’s wonderful [...]
Feeling burnt-out? How to find some relaxing personal time. Relaxing Personal Time When’s the last time you did something just for yourself? It’s hard to find a little “me” time when we’re busy working and raising [...]
What to do when you lose your cool and blow up at your kids. Losing Your Cool As parents, we’ve all been there. A discussion with our kids turns into an argument, we blow up, the [...]
Why it’s important to take our children’s grief seriously. Loss of a Pet Does your child have a small pet? Then be prepared for the inevitable. When children loose a small pet like a hamster or [...]
Democracy on the home front. How to bring a family meeting to order. Family Meetings As parents, our job is to raise our kids to become increasingly more self-sufficient. One way of doing this is with [...]
Imagine your baby not babbling or cooing, or gesturing with points and waves by 12 months, not saying a single word by 16 months, or not using two-word phrases on his or her own by 24 [...]
How just listening can help our children learn inner discipline. Deep Listening We often hear how important it is to really listen to our children. Real listening means we need to stop what we’re doing, sit [...]
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