Top 3 Tips to Prepare Your Children for a Move

Are you getting ready to move soon? If so, you’ve probably been thinking about everything you need to do to prepare for your move. Between packing, hiring a mover, and getting rid of old stuff, there’s a lot to keep track of. But, while preparing yourself for the move, you also mustn't forget to prepare your children as well. Although kids do not need to figure out the logistics of moving like you do, a move can still be very stressful on a child. So, how do you make sure they’re well … [Read more...]

Want To Be Better Prepared For Baby’s First Bath?

When a new baby comes into your life, there are sure to be a whole load of firsts around the corner. There are the exciting firsts, of course, like the first time your baby smiles or speaks. Then, there are firsts which can be more nerve-wracking, like the first time you take your baby into town alone. Or, what we’re focusing on here, the first time you bathe them. Picture Credit Too often, new mother’s put off giving their babies baths because they convince themselves it’ll be a difficult … [Read more...]

Tips To Help Your Child’s Anxiety When Visiting a Dentist

Oral hygiene is one of the most important aspects of maintaining proper health, especially during the developmental years. Unfortunately, children of all ages often struggle with the idea of visiting a dentist regularly, leading to a lack of care and increased anxiety. If you have a child who has expressed fear or anxiety over visiting a dentist, there are a few tips to keep in mind to help ease the process while promoting a healthy and positive outlook when it comes to taking care of their … [Read more...]

How to Teach Children Emotional Intelligence

It can be extremely difficult to know where to leave your child for the best childcare experience. As a parent you want your child to have fun. But, you also want them to learn, develop and become well rounded individuals.  In short they need emotional intelligence as well as general intelligence. The first step is to take a look at what child care Liverpool facilities are offered. This will encourage you to leave your child as they understand the importance of both these learning methods and … [Read more...]

A Step-By-Step Guide To Choosing A Tutor For Your Child

Tutors can help children in a number of different ways. For kids who are struggling with math, writing, spelling, or other subjects, working with a tutor can provide clarity, making the content much easier for them to grasp. For children who are more advanced, a tutor can help push them to the next level, challenging them to learn new things and helping them grow their intellect. Children with poor grades can also benefit from tutoring, as can kids who learn best when working one-on-one with an … [Read more...]

Dealing With a Troubled Teen

Being a parent isn’t easy. Being the parent of a teen? Well, that’s even tougher. Parents of teens have to deal with the “emotional whiplash” of caring for a kid who is experiencing the confusing and scary beginnings of their own adulthood, and whose moods and personality may seem to change in a flash. And all of this gets even tougher when your teen is troubled. The teenage years are a difficult time for just about everyone, but they’re tougher for some of us than they are for others. It’s … [Read more...]

The Twist of Twos – How Parenting Changes With Twins

If you are already have a child, you’ll know some of the challenges of parenting a newborn. On top of juggling multiple tasks and responsibilities, you have to ensure baby is kept safe, healthy and happy. This challenge is further intensified if you are expecting twins. With two babies on the way, you may be scratching your head and wondering how your parenting style needs to be adapted or change to handle the challenges of taking care of two babies simultaneously. In this article, we will look … [Read more...]

How You Can Keep Your Kids Off Drugs

The 2017 National Institute on Drug Abuse’s Monitoring the Future study had some scary statistics for parents: One-third of all respondents (8th, 10th and 12th graders) admitted to using drugs in the last 12 months. Nearly two out of 10, or 17% of eighth graders, admitted to having tried an illicit substance at some point (not necessarily in the past year). By 10th grade, almost half, or 49%, had tried an illicit drug at least once. Even scarier is the fact that trying an … [Read more...]