Category: PARENTING

Sex Ed for Teens in America – At School and At Home

It may come as a surprise to many parents that sex education in public schools essentially began in 1892, when the National Education Association requested that “moral education” was needed in schools. It wasn’t...

Go Green With Your Kids

Parents are much more than just parents, they are teachers as well. Studies indicate that, despite contrary notions, most children still consider their parent’s advice to be the best and will listen (up to...

Separation Anxiety and Your Kindergartner

“Separation anxiety” is an emotional response that is so common when people are removed from the familiar that it has a medical category for it.  Along with post traumatic stress syndrome and similar emotional...

Control your Anger, Don't let it Control You

Anger can be a paralyzing and debilitating condition.  But it can be a terrifying and degrading experience for your child if you’re taking your anger out on them.  Physical and verbal abuse of a...

Private vs. Public Schools

There are some pretty glaring differences in public schooling and private schooling, and there are some definite positives and negatives for both. If you or your children have considered changing to a public or...

Finding the Happy Middle with Discipline

Disciplining your child can be a tough call in any circumstances, and if your partner doesn’t agree with your disciplinary tactics, it could lead to real trouble. Whether you have a problem child that...

The Importance of Laughing with Your Child

Sometimes it seems that the only thing parents and children share is DNA. As a parent, you have the opportunity to encourage your child by sharing more than that with them. This article will...

Building You Child's Self Esteem

It’s often been said that children learn what they live.  So if you’re looking for a place to start helping your child build positive self esteem and self value, then you should show them...