Positive parenting

10 Ways You Can Improve Your Parenting Skills

Monday, 10 October 2016

Following these easy guidelines to being a fantastic parent could make the world of difference to many of us who may be struggling to get to the part where we can sit down, relax and say: ‘I’ve actually done it right this time!’ We may be doing most of these already, but maybe here are

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Are You Fostering An Attitude Of Entitlement In Your Children?

Monday, 26 September 2016

Wouldn’t we all move mountains to ensure that our kids are happy?  I know I would, but… are we doing too much? It is always pleasing to see our kids happy when we do things for them and not just when it comes to material things in life, but also the running back and forth for

4 Ways to Teach Kids How To Get Organized

Monday, 26 September 2016

Every single day you relive the same, “Mommy, where is my ….?”, moments and sometimes it gets to a point where you just feel that there is no point in folding the washing and putting them all together in your child’s cupboard – shirts together, socks together, shoes together etc, when you are the one

6 Ways to Stop Sibling Rivalry and Bickering

Monday, 26 September 2016

Siblings tend to go at one another for many reasons.  Pure boredom, jealousy, wanting their sibling to get into trouble, manipulation, personality differences and all of this ends up in becoming a habit in the end without proper guidance from us. The main reason why it continues is because it just gets tolerated.  Parents are

7 Ways Routine will Benefit Your Kids

Wednesday, 21 September 2016

All of us know what it feels like to be anxious about something unexpected that pops up during the day that we were not prepared for. Now think how a little child must feel when most of their day consists of being exposed to new things and situations every few minutes. In order to give a

Is Brangelina Proof that Irreconcilable Parenting Styles Can Lead to a Breakup?

Wednesday, 21 September 2016

So what would have been the real reason for the split between Brad and Angelina?  Who knows the real reasons why anybody does anything anyway, but when there is a referral to parenting styles, then maybe we should take a closer look at what they are and determine in which style Brad and Angela are

How To Raise a Mentally Strong Kid in a Stressful World

Tuesday, 20 September 2016

We have all felt like going back in time to when we were kids just to relive those carefree days.  Leaving behind all of our responsibilities of family, finances, work and all the horrible things going on in the world and just becoming that child playing in the sun with no worries whatsoever. Unfortunately, kids

7 Ways To Improve Communication With Your Kids

Tuesday, 13 September 2016

All relationships are built on communication– good and bad. Unfortunately the good does not happen overnight, it takes lots of practice and hard work. Parenting is the ultimate communication relationship and that’s where active listening paves the way to better relationships with our kids. Our kids’ confidence and self-esteem get built when they feel respected, valued

27 ways to turn shopping with kids into a delight!

Thursday, 01 September 2016

Yes, you can shop like a pro, even with your kids in tow! Shopping with a child and, even worse, a toddler, is sometimes literally like releasing a bull (or in my case, 3 bulls!) in a china shop.  Most parents, I am sure, dread the weekly shopping trips and everything that goes with it.

8 Ways to turn anger towards your child into a positive experience

Monday, 29 August 2016

Have you ever been so angry at your child that you felt like raising your voice and yelling at them? Maybe you have even yelled at her ? As a young parent, I have had times when I lost my temper and raised my voice to my children, but afterward, I found myself thinking: If