Sending the kids off to school for the first time is a big day in any family's life. You feel so proud as you drop them off at school, all smart in their new uniform. However, despite sending them to school being such a positive stage in your child development, it's unlikely to go 100% smoothly 100% of the time. With that in mind, smart moms prepare for any issues ahead of time. Read on to find out how. When your child has a bad day Instead of panicking if your little one comes home with a frown on their face it's important to remember that … [Read more...] about Moms! Here’s How To Be Prepared For The Perils Of School
Bringing up children can feel like a monumental task sometimes, especially when you have more than one, or are dealing with the trials and tribulations of raising a teenager. As parents, we feel such a huge responsibility to ensure that they are prepared to be responsible, upstanding members of society when it comes time for them to fly the nest. Once upon a time, students were told to keep their heads down, study hard, and a good job would come their way. Times change. Many employers are now looking for more than good grades to satisfy their … [Read more...] about How to Turn Your Kids Into Well-Rounded Adults
Trashy TV shows would have us believe that divorce always has to end in tears. Vengeful wives who cut their spouses wardrobe to pieces, scratch their cars and do their darndest to take them for every penny they have and sneaky husbands who do everything in their power to hide their money and their indiscretions from the courts are common staples in fiction, but real life divorces don’t have to be like that - not if you don’t want them to anyway. If you've decided to get divorced, here are some quick tips to help you keep it all amicable: Put … [Read more...] about Divorce Tips for a Fast and Amicable Ending
The home is a hugely influential factor on a child’s life. There are countless ways in which the home affects their upbringing, and this is something which is worth paying attention to if you are keen to ensure that your children have the best possible start in life. Of course, for that it will be necessary to understand exactly how a home affects your children, and what kind of qualities or characteristics you could look for in a home if you were hoping for your child to develop well. Let’s take a look at the kind of home your kids really … [Read more...] about The Kind of Home Your Kids Deserve
A lot of you will be of the age where your parents are becoming more dependent on your for various things. They will need help getting their weekly shop, going to doctors appointments or just need some company. If that is the case, then you should do your best to look after your parents as they spent years of their lives raising you. Here are some ways that you can help your ageing parents. Computer Skills Computers are a massive part of our lives. Whether that is a regular PC, a tablet or even a smartphone, they are an embedded part of our … [Read more...] about 3 Tips On Looking After Your Ageing Parents
Every parenting guide on the planet will tell you that love is the foundation of success, and there’s no argument against that fact. However, it would be naïve to think that this is the only key element to consider. To give your son or daughter the very best start in life, you’ll need to do so much more. A number of seemingly external matters can hold a huge influence on the family dynamic. Here are just five tasks that you must pay attention to at all times. Remember Yourself As a loving mother (and maybe wife), you are … [Read more...] about Love Isn’t All You Need to Be a Brilliant Mom
As a parent, there’s nothing you want more in this world than to see your children happy. Unfortunately, there will come a time when you will have to break bad news to them, or they haven’t had a good day at school. This is when emotion becomes family wide because it breaks your heart as a parent to see you children anything other than happy. Here’s how you can deal with some of the emotions you’re bound to face as a parent. Anger Anger is something that we all deal with at some point in our lives, and some more regularly than others. So what … [Read more...] about How To Cope With Family-Wide Emotion As A Single Parent
Few things send shivers down your spine as a parent like the prospect of your offspring navigating the rocky waters of love, romance, and sex. They don't seem ready, and they never will seem ready. Will your innocent little lamb be corrupted by a deviant? Will your sensitive butterfly have their heart broken by a callous sociopath? Have they learned enough sexual safety in school? One surprise that your teenager has in store for you is that the safety aspect is likely to be covered already, but the social aspect is the real problem. Every … [Read more...] about Help! My Teenager is Dating!