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