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8 reasons why every parent should use the Mood Meter

Fri, 08/28/2015 - 19:19
The Mood Meter is a wonderful tool that every smart parent should have in their parenting toolkit. 

Manage like a cat, nurture like a dog

Thu, 08/27/2015 - 23:43

Teenagers need a mix a firmness and nurturance but giving both can be tricky. Here's a magic way to make sure you give teens exactly what they need from you

The curse of the eldest child

Thu, 08/13/2015 - 23:32
Of all birth order positions being born first carries plenty of privileges but it also presents plenty of problems too. Do the problems outweigh the privileges?

How to know you're getting expert parenting advice, or not!

Tue, 08/04/2015 - 00:29
You wouldn't get legal advice from an amatuer, and you shouldn't get parenting advice from a novice. There's a lot of novices dispensing parenting advice online right now that you should be concerned. Here's a quick guide to help you sort the parenting hay from the chaff.

How to determine your child's digital diet

Mon, 07/27/2015 - 23:37
Young children are becoming hooked on their parents' IPads, IPhones and other digital devices to the detriment of their language and intellectual development. These common sense guidelines will help.

Michael Grose's 15 Favorite Parenting Quotes

Thu, 07/16/2015 - 22:57
Great quotes should be shared so that ideas and wisdom spreads. Here are 15 of the best parenting quotes that are definitely worth sharing

How to help kids manage their feelings

Fri, 07/10/2015 - 19:43
Parents often feel uncomfortable dealing with children's feelings. The netherworld of emotions comes alive in the movie Inside Out, as parents grapple with this alien landscape of feelings. It's an exciting, brave new world that just maybe a generation-changer.

Raise only-children to be smart and social

Mon, 06/01/2015 - 22:12
It’s often thought that children, especially only-children, who spend a great deal of time alone aren’t socially able. But the research doesn’t stack up in support of this notion.

Say NO WAY to Smacking

Tue, 05/26/2015 - 22:32
Discipline is an important part of the parenting process, but it doesn't need to include corporal punishment. There are plenty of effective alternatives to smacking, and they don't come with negative side effects including resentment and possibly, bullying.


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