Dec 24th, 2010
All parents wish to provide their children with a firm moral foundation and see them grow into good human beings. As a conscious parent, your aim is not to control children through religion or spiritualism but to free their minds from rigidity and conventional clutter.
Dec 1st, 2010
If your children are struggling but feel too embarrassed to come to you for guidance, you can use NLP skills to ascertain when your child is in a specific emotional state. An NLP technique called calibration is a great tool when it comes to doing just that.
Nov 27th, 2010
It's important that kids have privacy. But there should be a direct link between the amount of responsibility, consistency, and honesty that kids show and the amount of privacy they’re allowed to have in their rooms. James Lehman explains how to navigate the tricky seas of teen privacy.
Nov 26th, 2010
Parents who wish to increase their children's academic potential, social skills and creativity should allow them to experience boredom. That's the advice of child development specialists who want to see children spend more time in unstructured play, and less time in structured activities (or zoned out in front of an LCD screen).
Nov 18th, 2010
More and more parents are coming to feel very strongly about the value of parenting minus spanking. But even parents who don't spank are clueless about the right way to discipline their child. Here are some effective alternatives to falling into the spanking trap.
Nov 17th, 2010
Today’s teens (and tweens) are bombarded with subtle and not so subtle messages of sex. Some parents think knowledge of sex leads to a loss of innocence. But a well informed girl with the support of her parents will be empowered to make better choices for herself in the long run.
Nov 8th, 2010
Family life does not stop after a divorce, it is just likely to be altered or different. Getting used to new arrangements can be stressful and upsetting for all parties involved. Here's how to manage your co-parenting responsibilities and family life arrangements after the separation.
Oct 27th, 2010
Parents are up against six challenges unique to today's complex screen-machine world. When we take regular intervals to clarify our values - what we want for our kids and what's truly important - we are much better prepared to guide children successfully through media minefields.
Oct 22nd, 2010
There are intrinsic differences in the way men and women parent. Children with highly involved fathers benefit in many ways. While each father is a unique person who parents in his own style, there are some characteristics that good fathers have in common.