Parenting is a complex process, and more often than not, you might find yourself wondering if you’re doing things the right way. You know how the life skills and lessons that your little one learns now will carry on into adulthood, and that doesn’t just include values like honesty and kindness but also important aspects of personality including self-esteem and confidence.
From the time you announce your pregnancy to literally every stage of your little one’s growth and progress, you’ll find yourself surrounded by advice-givers and those who criticise or question every single thing that you do. Motherhood is a tough job as it is, and when you’re criticised by those around you, things can get even more difficult for you, especially mentally.
Is your teen able to cope with the burden of school deadlines, packed schedules and activity-laden evenings? Even as adults we are exhausted and sometimes unaware of the toll stress in our lives. By maintaining a regular self-care routine we will have to be ready. So we need to teach our teenagers, as parents, how to incorporate self-care practices into their lives
Your little girl is all over the place at the age of one, and to keep her busy, toys will be your saving grace. You may be spoilt for choice when you go shopping since there are so many varieties. Here goes a guide to give you ideas on what is ideal for your child at her age.
Being a parent you like to think that you know everything about your children. To a certain extent you do, you can spot their personality traits, what makes them laugh and cry. However, one area that we don’t necessarily know about is what they are like at school. Their approach to learning, characteristics etc. Whilst parents evenings give you an insight, there is nothing like being there in the thick of things to see first hand.
Parents have become teachers and we are doing this in the ways that suit our families, for some homes it will look quite structured and for others, it could be much more child-led. One of the challenges has been working out how best our children learn.
A child’s education begins at home and parents are a child’s first teacher. The important role that a parent plays impacts a child’s education as well as their individual character. Ultimately. Both home and school together shape a child’s education and learning. If a parent wants their child to succeed in education then their encouragement is vital. Below we will provide you with some insight as to your role in your child’s education.
Motherhood may be portrayed as a joyride, but anyone who’s experienced it knows it isn’t entirely true. More often than not, it is filled with doubt, exhaustion and confusion, and all of that can really take a toll on you both physically and mentally. If you can relate to that, here’s some help your way.
Inside Out is a family movie that makes kids and adults start thinking deeper about how they feel and respond to certain situations. Throughout this film, there are references to emotions and kids get to enjoy learning more about anger, joy, sadness, and other emotions as they follow the journey of the Inside Out team.
Now that most schools have closed down for weeks with no end in sight, it’s time to think about how you’ll keep the kids entertained indoors. Social distancing is being enforced, which means you may not be able to enjoy a day at the park or local museum, but you can keep the kids busy at home. These easy suggestions are something any family can do regardless of finances or free time.