Why Teaching Your Child Manners is So Important

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As parents, we spend a lot of time teaching our children. From arithmetic to cooking, we share much of our knowledge with our kids. However, one of the most important things that you’ll ever teach your kids are manners. Not only are children expected to have good manners, but also being polite, respectful and using… Read more »

What You Need to Know About Screen Addiction in Kids

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Smartphones, video games, TVs, and computers are everywhere. Adults struggle with getting enough time away from their screens, but so too do children. It’s why so many parents, teachers, and physicians are fearful of screen addiction in kids. But what can you do if your child is addicted to screens? And how can you prevent… Read more »

Tips For Choosing An Early Childhood Learning Program

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One of the most crucial decisions that parents of a young child can make for their future is to enroll them into an age-appropriate child-learning program. The standards set forth for children to follow in school are the highest they’ve ever been. That’s why early childhood learning programs are so important. They can help your… Read more »

How to Instill Confidence in Your Children

How to Instill Confidence in Your Children

Confidence is a virtue. A confident person is more positive, motivating, and happier than those who struggle with self-confidence. While we don’t want to make our children over-confident, instilling confidence at a young age can ensure that our children grow up to be confident, fulfilled adults. Building up your child’s confidence can be the key… Read more »

How to Parent a Child with ADHD

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If your child has been recently diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, you’re not alone. In fact, the CDC found that 6.1 million children aged 2-17 years of age have been diagnosed with ADHD. Many families across the nation and the world have children with ADHD, and these children grow up to be successful and… Read more »

How to Support Your Child’s Interests

How to Support Your Childs Interests

Healthy support is one of the best things you can offer a child. While it’s important to not be too controlling or overbearing, supporting your child’s interests will give them the positive reinforcement they crave and will help them gain confidence to further explore their interests. Whether it be asking questions, doing research on your… Read more »

Mindfulness for Parents: The Ultimate Guide

Mindfulness for Parents

Mindfulness has been a key buzzword in recent years. Especially after the Coronavirus Pandemic, mental health experts have been espousing the many benefits of incorporating mindfulness into our daily routine. This doesn’t mean just scheduling in a 10-minute meditation practice (though meditation is a great way to practice mindfulness), it also means becoming aware and… Read more »

The Power of Positive Reinforcement for Children

The Power of Positive Reinforcement for Children

Positive reinforcement can be a revolutionary parenting technique. When our kids misbehave, we are often tempted to scold them, punish them, or yell at them. But are these techniques truly effective? They may stop our children from misbehaving, but they may also cause undue harm to our children’s mental and emotional state. Instead, positive reinforcement… Read more »

How to Parent a Highly Sensitive Child

How to Parent a Highly Sensitive Child

Does your child become overwhelmed from loud, noisy situations? Are they overly perceptive, able to pick out details you’ve never noticed before? If so, they may be highly sensitive. But what exactly does this mean, and how should you change your parenting style to accommodate? Read on to learn more: What is a highly sensitive… Read more »

How to Encourage Learning at Home

How to Encourage Learning at Home

Learning doesn’t just happen at school. Children that have a positive educational environment at home are normally the best prepared (and excited) when they enter or return to school in the fall. Here are some of the ways you can turn your home into a well-rounded learning experience for your child: Set a good example… Read more »