Category Archives for "Parenting"
Psychologists warn that too many gifts at once can overwhelm and overstimulate children, and cause stress for all ages. These same experts also point out the ingratitude that can result when children are presented with ever-bigger gifts from competing relatives. Adults are faced with finding a place for all the stuff, and the work of […]Continue reading
The colors of Kwanzaa are red, green, and black. Red represents the struggles of the people. Black represents the people themselves. Green represents the future. Using this color scheme and theme, you can create all kinds of interesting Kwanzaa crafts with the whole family. Here are some ideas for celebrating Kwanzaa with crafts.Continue reading
Remember sledding as a child? Safety was probably the furthest thing from your mind! Over the years, parents have wised up and know that sledding can be dangerous and children can get hurt. But if it’s done with some safety tips in mind, your kids can have a safe sledding experience. Here are some tips […]Continue reading
In just about every culture there is some code of conduct that you could call “manners.” Why is this? What’s the point of manners, and why are they important? Manners are important for a variety of reasons. Parents need to make a point of teaching their children manners, too, to help their children grow into […]Continue reading
A “spoiled” child is, according to experts, a child who dominates the adult world around him, always seems to get what he or she wants, and is not respectful of authority. Behaviorists point out, however, that having the occasional tantrum or meltdown does not necessarily mean your child is spoiled; it may just be a […]Continue reading