As parents, we all want the best for our children, whether that be in school, life, jobs, etc. however where do these all come from, CHILDHOOD. We as adults all got our start as a child obviously sounds simple right? However, children are still in this stage of learning and we as parents must help them out as best we can in their development into high-functioning and smart adults. So here are 5 tips on how to do just that!
Teenagers are spending more time on their phones and computers than ever before — and so is everyone else. Whether or not they’ll admit it, teens look to their parents as role models and many modern parents are setting the example that it’s not OK to be bored. Overall, it’s how your teens use their devices that matter most. Here’s how to avoid conflict with your teens when setting screen time boundaries.
Pets are a great way to teach children responsibility and several different animals make good first pets for kids. The ideal first pet for a child should be easy to care for, not require too much exercise, and be small enough to handle easily. Here are some animals that make good first pets for children.
Being a parent is a full-time job; sometimes, it can feel like you’re always on the go. Between work, school, extracurricular activities, and family responsibilities, it can be tough to find any time for yourself. If you’re a parent who feels like there’s simply never enough time in the day, these 5 life hacks might help.
Most parents will introduce music very early to their children to calm them or keep them occupied. Children are naturally drawn to music, singing along and dancing to an enjoyable melody. Performing for the family or at school gatherings boosts social skills and self-confidence.
When sending your teenager out on their own for the first time, there are countless things to worry about. One of the biggest concerns is how to prepare them for the road. It’s a big, scary world out there, and you want to do everything you can to ensure they are safe. Here are ways to help prepare your teen for the road.
As a parent, you want to ensure that your child is safe, comfortable, and enjoying themselves when on the slopes. Skis can be an expensive investment, so it’s important to know what kind of skiing your child wants to do before you start buying equipment. Luckily there are many options out there for beginners!
If you homeschool your child, you have probably come across some questions along the way. What state requirements do I need to meet? Will my child succeed if they’re homeschooled? Another important question you probably have is how many hours of homeschooling per day you should put your child through, especially as they grow older.
To be ‘literate’ is to be able to read and write using the language that you speak. But being literate doesn’t only matter in the classroom – it is deeply connected to our daily tasks and the way that we interact with our friends and the community every day. Literacy skills allow us to message our friends, search the internet, make a choice from a menu, read books, follow signs, and understand important information.
Little kids love Halloween. Between dressing up as their favorite character, decorating the house, and getting a free pass to eat more candy than they normally would in a week, it’s an exciting holiday for children of all ages. If you’re planning a party for 3-to-5-year-olds, you’ll want to make it a little bit spooky, but mostly fun. Here’s how to make your preschoolers’ Halloween party just scary enough for kids.