Your new neighbors call; they’re looking for a sitter for their toddler and think your daughter would be perfect for the job. You’re flattered and know your child is responsible, but she has never babysat before. How can you help your child is ready?Continue reading
Should adults take a step back, and just let children learn? According to some educators, by trying to actively teach a child, you’re actually hindering learning.
Read more about “kid-Led Learning” – by guest writer Michal Leshem
Transitions are tough for any kid, but especially the one to middle school. Elementary school often provides the security and care that a young child needs. Going to middle school means new people, a different routine, and a very different lifestyle.Continue reading
Rain, snow… the weather not only interferes with your plans, but it can leave you stuck indoors. Rather than turning to Netflix, consider these fun ideas.Continue reading
You are the parent. You wish to build up your child’s self-esteem. Therefore, you look at her latest arts and crafts project and tell her she’s the greatest thing ever to grace this Earth. Moreover, she is the most amazing child ever, the best at everything, the most beautiful, smart, kind and truly awesomest. Can that possibly be wrong?
You’ve decided it’s time for your child to have a cell phone. You’ve researched phones, chosen a plan, bought a fun case… but don’t forget about one of the most important details: responsible cell phone use. Here are a few tips to ensure your children know how to responsibly use their new phones… and hopefully, avoid some unpleasant scenarios!Continue reading
Cyberbullying is terrifying and Finding out your child has been cyberbullied is devastating. Here are the seven practical steps every parent should consider:Continue reading
We all want our children to have high self-esteem. In fact, high self-esteem largely influences future mental and emotional health, sense of worth, and social satisfaction. During the tween years, your child searches for identity through the opinions of her peers. Simple praise can make her self-esteem skyrocket, while one criticism can sometimes be devastating. Some parenting tips from Jiminy.