Some parents, like helicopters, hover over their children, supervising and overseeing their life. The term ‘helicopter parent’ (also called a ‘cosseting parent’ or a ‘cosseter’) refers to a parent who is extremely and closely attentive to a child’s problems and experiences, particularly at school and college. Continue reading Are we helicopter parents? Or should we be?
It is the holiday season and many parents are a bit confused as to whether their kid is capable of taking care of the home in their absence. Can he or she be left alone? Continue reading Checklist For Parents Leaving Their Child Alone At Home
Parental Authority: When your child breaks the rules, it is normal to feel your authority as a parent slipping away. Like most parents, you have tried just about everything. Worst of all, probably, none of it worked. Continue reading Maintaining Your Parental Authority
Kids manipulating to get what they want is a familiar pattern with most parents today. They complain of their kids blackmailing them. Even their pre-schooler emotionally black mails them. He complains that the parents love their elder brother more, when he is asked to stop playing video games and to complete his homework. Continue reading Kids And Manipulative Behavior
Divorce is a big part of a child’s life and what will determine his ultimate future is in the hands of each parent. Children can mostly likely be negatively affected by their parent’s divorce. However, parents should understand that the children are doomed to be negatively impacted by their divorce. Continue reading Tips On Parenting After A Divorce
Most kids are well-behaved, although there are the few who really drive their parents up the wall. He is a good kid alright, but sometimes, he just drives me crazy and I do not know how to deal with it.
Now how can parents deal with such a situation?
Parenting simply appears to go together with guilt. Perhaps, parents after losing control are worried about shouting at their children and try to make up by giving them excessively. Continue reading How To Cope With Parenting Mistakes
There are many children who have had quite a difficult upbringing, but were never exposed to it, due to the sacrifice of their parents. Although this may not be the case with all of us, there are many who can identify with this sort of childhood. Continue reading How Parents Can Change The Attitude Of Children
Parents must be willing to let go of their past, and whom they think they are so that their children can develop their individual ego. Continue reading Letting Go Of The Past
Most of us have plenty of thoughts on parenting, despite some of us having inherited quite a problematic and hard upbringing. This may not be the case with all of us, but there are some of us who identify with this sort of childhood.