May 12th, 2010
You can't do anything about your adult children. You can want better for them, and maybe even begin to provide something for them, but in the long run, you cannot do anything about someone else's vibration other than hold them in the best light you can, mentally, and then project that to them.
May 12th, 2010
It's common for single parents to parent from guilt. This article explores the guilt dads often experience, which unknowingly becomes part of the foundation of their relationship with their children. In the long run, this guilt will result in resentment of the dad against the children, in relationships that are less than they could be, and in grown children who are unprepared to meet their responsibilities and relationships maturely.
May 11th, 2010
The fourth article in our series of classic children's books reviews the Indian children's stories called the Panchatantra, a legendary collection of Indian short-stories that have been adapted from ancient Sanskrit scriptures. These beautifully woven tales appeal to people across all ages and are recommended as a one-stop solution for parents who would like to instill cultural values in their kids at an early age.
May 10th, 2010
Every parent should see whether the child's balance of Shiva and Shakti, or male and female energy - creativity and acceptance - is there. Once there is balance, the energy field helps the child live wisely. Parents should teach children how to use pleasure and pain in an intelligent way.
May 9th, 2010
Without even realizing it, well-meaning parents can turn into martyrs for their kids. Being a martyr means that you'll be ineffective in helping your child master the developmental tasks at hand. If you’re a martyr parent who does everything for your child, it’s important that you learn to stop playing that role and start teaching your child real responsibility.
May 8th, 2010
So, you have a teen in school and a toddler in tow. Does that spell an end to your head-turning, traffic stopping days? Is your charm smothered by the everyday trivia of a woman’s life? Is motherhood silently taking its toll on you? Do you yearn to hear your daughter’s friends tell her, “Wow! You have one gorgeous mommy?” Well, wake up to a beauty revival, then!
May 8th, 2010
Continuing with our series on classic children's books, we bring you a review of Roald Dahl's classic, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, a much-loved story that was made into the Hollywood musical, Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (and the more recent one starring Johnny Depp). Here's why this and Roald Dahl's other books are a must-read.
May 7th, 2010
We all know the between right and wrong, but every child needs fine-tuning. Parents need to inculcate both, values and virtues, in their children with consistency, sensitivity, patience, and a great deal of love. Once you have equipped children with values, you can trust that they will base their judgments on them and evolve into self-possessed, successful adults.
May 6th, 2010
Desperate to keep your kids occupied this vacation? Get them a bunch of classic kids books with stories that will appeal to their imagination and improve their language skills. This is the first in a series of articles that introduce you to a selection of classic books for kids that are considered great literature.