Posts tagged effective parenting

How to Establish Bedtime Routines for Children

One of the most endearing things about a child is their ability to live each moment to its fullest becoming totally immersed in whatever it is that has captured their attention at any given time. This same special quality can also make bedtime frustrating as some children have a great difficulty to put aside the […]

Don’t Let Them Lose Their Creativity

Young children are excellent problem solvers and naturally creative individuals. They’re typically not afraid of failure and intuitively engage in the kinds of divergent thinking that people who value innovation tend to prize. Unfortunately, by the time they’ve made it through second grade, that creativity and ability to immediately grasp ideas and concepts in an […]

Top Fire Resistant Products for Your Nursery

Decorating a child’s nursery was never going to be an easy task. First, you need to decide what color scheme you would like, and this is usually dependant on the gender of the baby, or you could opt for the safer option by choosing neutral colors such as white and yellow. Once you’ve decided on […]

Bullying: Long Term and Short Term Effects

Children have been subjected to bullying for many years. According to an article on Bullying and Suicide on, people are being more forthcoming about their bullying experiences and are no longer covering up the effects of bullying. Many of the recent suicides have to do with lesbians and gays being more open about who […]

Should Little Johnny Have a Computer?

In this day and age, it’s almost a requirement to own a computer with internet access for school. Many papers must be typed and well formatted, and researched thoroughly. A computer can offer both of these things. However, should little Johnny have his own computer? We all know that there are many advantages to the […]

Five Excellent Websites On Bullying And Prevention

Bullying is a hard thing to deal with. This is especially true when you are the parent of a child who is being bullied, or when you know bullying is occurring in your child’s classroom, perhaps to the children of friends or neighbors. Nevertheless, bullying is not ever something to be ignored. And the first […]

10 Money Saving Ideas for New Parents

Raising children can be a costly adventure. Every parent wants to give their child the best possible start in life but managing the extra costs is a major challenge for many people. Fortunately, there are many ways you can cut those costs and save money. Here are ten ideas that can help you save a […]

One Way to Say Something Nice

Wonder if this has anything to do with effective parenting? You won’t after watching it… Tweet admin

New Family, New Traditions

When a family decides to split for whatever reason, embedded in their makeup are traditions they have built. They might have memories of some of the greatest times you can imagine. Someone new coming into the family might have a hard time coping, or gaining any ground of their own. Sometimes, it’s difficult for a […]

Family Nutrition: How to Get Back to Basics

Nutrition for families today is even more important because of environmental factors of water and air pollution, genetically modified foods, processed foods, pesticides, and household chemicals. These factors can contribute to illness overtime and eating a healthy diet will reduce these risks. There are many parental concerns over genetically modified plants, artificial sweeteners, high fructose […]

4 Surprising Things Toddlers Understand

In an article for Men’s Health, Sandra Nygaard mentions four surprising things toddlers understand. 1. Lying “When an adult’s emotional message differs from the verbal one, even 1-year-olds notice,” says Joan Klinkner, an early-childhood education instructor and the coauthor of Social & Emotional Development. Tweet admin

Three Dental Health Tips for Babies and Toddlers

Good dental health is important for everyone regardless of age. If you have a baby or toddler (or both) at home, take advantage of this time to provide foundational routines for good dental health. Dental Habits to Avoid Tweet admin

Why Good Vision Is Important For Young Children

Good vision is important for children to be able to read, write and understand their schoolwork. Those early years are the building blocks to their future. The information they will learn will stick with them forever. If they do not learn it the first time, they will have trouble in the future. Whether the student […]