How to go From 'Perfect' to 'Good Enough' Parenting
Every parent wants to give their child the best of everything ? right from being present as often as we can, to ensuring that they have access to everything that they need, and also to making sure they feel happy, safe and secure. However, at time we may create unrealistic expectations for ourselves that do more harm than good.
Shaping Your Baby's Social-Emotional Development
We typically think of growing our baby's intelligence, movement skills and language. These areas of development are necessary and it's good that we stimulate this growth. However, more attention can be paid to social-emotional development. Here's why.
Is your Child Lonely
Peer interactions and friendships are necessary for a children's development; thus, it is essential for parents to look out for any such early signs of loneliness and take effective steps to help their children thereafter. This article aims to help you understand the signs of loneliness that you can watch out for in your child, and the strategies that you can apply to help them build the necessary skills.
Turning your dreams into your child?s reality?
Research indicates that some parents think of their children as extensions of themselves. Parents are sometimes unaware that the hopes they have for their children may be coming from their own unfulfilled dreams. The article aims to differenciate between healthy yearning for positive growth and behaviors which parents engage in that put undue pressure on children.
Raising a Hopeful Child
Across cultures, religions, communities and ages, one thing that all parents have in common is that they want their child to be happy. Individuals need to learn how to form goals for themselves, as these provide their plans with a sense of direction and an end to work towards. It also gives them a certain direction in which to channel their energies and focus. This article addresses the factors which can help you to make your child a person who is hopeful and knows how to form and achieve the goals they aspire for.
How to Know if Now is a Good Time to Start a Family?
Deciding to bring a child into your family is a big decision that involves multiple different factors to keep in mind. Read more to look at how you can be better prepared before you decide to bring a baby into your world as a new addition to your family.
Depression In Children: Identifying Signs
Depression in children often remains undiagnosed and untreated because it is attributed to developmental changes. It is important for parents to identify and differentiate the signs of depression from usual sadness. Here is an article that offers a glimpse into how parents can identify the signs of depression in children.
Food Colouring: The Not So Colourful Story
How many of us have taken the time to look at the ingredient list of the foods we buy?
Curbing Sugar Intake in Children
One of the culprits for the rise of obesity, blood pressure and diabetes in our children is sugar.
The Blue Whale Challenge: Tips for Parents
The Blue Whale Challenge, a dark online game, has been all over the news and the internet, of late.As a parent, you may be worried as to what this game entails and if and how your child can be vulnerable to the same. Read on to find out more.