Archive | May, 2009

How To Talk To Kids About Sex

Posted on 30 May 2009 by

Most parents dread the time when their kids will finally ask about sex. But children are inherently inquisitive, and they will definitely begin to ask questions long before you are ready. To effectively talk to your kids about sex, it is important for parents to do some kind of preparation. This is crucial because the […]

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8 Tips On How To Be A Great Mom

Posted on 29 May 2009 by

Most of us dream to be super mom to our kids. With our busy schedules, we long to just have more time each day so we can attend to the needs of our kids. From school projects to sporting activities, we just want to be there for our children. Balancing work and family life is […]

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5 Tips On How To Handle Conflict

Posted on 27 May 2009 by

A strong marriage is a product of years of withstanding changes and trials. Even a strong relationship prior to marriage is no guarantee that a marriage will work. When a couple decides to stay together for good, they get to realize that marriage is always a work in progress. In marriage, disagreements and fights are […]

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6 Tips To Successful Stepparenting

Posted on 26 May 2009 by

Being a stepparent is never easy, but many individuals find the experience to be as rewarding to that of being a biological parent. It takes time and effort to establish a relationship that is healthy for everyone involved. But everything is possible when all parties are willing to make it work. Here are some guidelines […]

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8 Safety Tips On The Use Of Bunk Beds

Posted on 25 May 2009 by

Some parents may be lured to the use of bunk beds because it can definitely save space. For children, it can be exciting to sleep in a bed that is just out of the ordinary. But before you decide to purchase one, it is important to consider that these beds may come with hazards when […]

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Should You Be An Overprotective Parent?

Posted on 22 May 2009 by

Our nurturing and protective instinct kicks into overdrive after our child is born. From a child’s first step to his first attempt to ride a bicycle, we have rightfully secured a spot close by. More than just witnessing a child’s milestones, parents hover just to make sure that bruised and scraped knees can be avoided. […]

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How To Help Your Child Excel In School

Posted on 21 May 2009 by

Children who excel academically don’t just rely on their genes to help them go through school in a breeze. It’s really more about the training that parents instill in kids at an early age. But helping kids do well in their studies should never be all about just what they learn from school, or from […]

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8 Tips To A Healthy Marriage

Posted on 20 May 2009 by

Compatibility alone is not enough to make a marriage successful. For a relationship to work, couples need to work together to iron out their differences so they can work towards a common goal. In reality, happy ever after only comes when couples have already learned how to make the most out of an imperfect situation. […]

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What You Need To Know About Sweetened Beverages

Posted on 19 May 2009 by

A healthy diet is essential to ensure optimal growth and development in children. If parents are not vigilant, children can easily develop unhealthy eating habits which can result to health issues like obesity, metabolic problems and other health concerns later in life. While preparing healthy meals is important, it is also crucial that you monitor […]

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What You Need To Know About The Different Childbirth Options

Posted on 18 May 2009 by

Childbirth is a crucial time for both mother and child. But modern medical techniques and facilities has made the experience safer, and even more convenient for most women. With the help of technology, health care providers can already detect and identify possible pregnancy risks early on. Thus, pregnant women are now faced with several options […]

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Can Belly Wraps Help You Lose Pregnancy Weight?

Posted on 15 May 2009 by

Many new moms are raving about belly wraps lately. And with celebrity moms included in the list of satisfied users, it is slowly gaining popularity. Many new moms are always on the look out for products that can help aid weight loss. After nine months of nurturing a baby inside the womb, most women are […]

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How To Talk To Kids About Tough Issues

We normally shield our kids from seeing, hearing or reading disturbing issues from the television, radio or internet. While we get plenty of information from these sources, many parents are concerned whether a child can appropriately handle topics like violence, crime, war, natural disasters, and many other stories depicting other types of devastation. For children, […]

A Parent’s Guide To Communicating With Teens

When you are parenting teens, communicating with them can often times feel as though you are trying to traverse a mine field. One day your teen is fine and the next they act as though you are from another planet. While it can be difficult to talk to teens, as parents we know that it […]

How To Help Your Child Manage Stress

While it may seem difficult to believe, one of the most common parenting issues facing both parents and kids today is the subject of kid related stress. Studies indicate that today’s kids are experiencing higher levels of stress than ever before as a result of increased academic pressure and numerous extra-curricular activities. So, what can […]

Teaching Conflict Resolution to Your Children

Children will be children. And if you have more than one in a room, there’s a good bet there will be an argument or conflict at some point. Teaching conflict resolution to your children will reduce your frustrations and help bring peace to your home. One way to address conflict resolution is by using books. Authors […]

What Is The Meaning of “Family Values” To You?

Look up “family values” in Wikipedia and it starts like this… “Family values are political and social beliefs that hold the Nuclear family to be the essential ethical and moral unit of society. […]” I grew up in a family with little interest and discussion about religion nor politics. In fact, my grandparents (father’s side) are farmers, and […]

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