Category: Advice For Parents

4 Reasons Why Your Child’s Grades Are Slipping

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You are proud of your child’s academic performance. They consistently get As and Bs, and their teachers always praise them. However, you’ve begun to notice that your child’s grades are slipping. They’re not doing as well in class, and you may have even gotten a few calls from their teacher. When this happens, you may… Read more »

Is Your Child Doing Too Much? How to Spot the Signs

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The benefits of having our children participate in multiple hobbies is clear. It will teach them crucial lessons while also improving their skills in various other parts of their lives. However, there is such a thing as doing too much. While we want our children to participate in as much as possible, we also don’t… Read more »

Parental Burnout: What It Is and What to Do About It

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No one said that parenting was easy. However, things can get overwhelming even for the most stress-resistant parent. You feel exhausted, you snap at your partner and kids, and you wake up each day dreading the list of tasks you have to get through. All of these are signs of parental burnout. If this relates… Read more »

When Should Parents Start Saving for College?

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If your child is still in their diapers, it may seem far too early to start thinking about college. But the sad truth is, it’s not. College tuition rates are skyrocketing, and they’re only expected to keep growing. As a result, experts argue that parents should start saving as early as possible, even if their… 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 »

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 »

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 »