Select an article
"America's Voiceless" The Children of Divorce
When people start a new relationship, it is as though
Cinderella and her Prince stepped out of that childhood story.
A more realistic way to look at it is to think of it as two
people who are running for office, campaigning to be in the
1-800 I'm Calling Heaven To Talk To Mother
How do we face a day set aside for Mothers when the woman who
brought us into this world has been taken from this world. Ask
those who have already been down this road and they will tell
you that it is a very lonely time.
For those of you th...
10 Reasons To Read To Your Child
We all know that learning to read is important, but as parents
what do we do to facilitate this milestone?
Reading to your child has many benefits one of which is simply
having time to snuggle together.
Here are 10 reasons to read to your ch...
21 Reasons To Send A Child A Greeting Card
When was the last time you saw the face of a child light up
glow because they got a piece of mail with their name on it?
Children love to get mail. My children, even at 10 years of
age, run to the door and ask if they got any mail today. It
5 Lessons Your Kids Will Learn By Starting A Business
Kids need to be kids and enjoy their time as children. But, at
the same time, as they get older, they also need to learn to
make money and function in our society as responsible adults.
Oftentimes, they get a job at a Burger Joint, where they ...
5 Movies From Your Childhood To Share With Your Kids
Brand new movies are great! It’s so much fun standing in line
at the theater, breathing in the buttery popcorn smell, giddy
with anticipation when a new movie is released.
My children love watching the latest and greatest movies, but
5 Reasons To Choose A Traditional Kids Summer Camp
A traditional kids summer camp is one that generally begins in
June and continues through August. This type of recreation is
popular activity among children of all ages as it gives them
opportunity to experience new things, meet new people...
5 Steps To Raising Optimistic Children
I had just completed a session with 17-year old Julie who
suffered from severe depression. Julie believed she was a
failure and would never be able to change anything in her
Julie also felt all her shortcomings were her own fault.
5 Steps You Can Take To Ensure Your Kids Are Ready For College
College may be many years away… or it may be just around the
corner. Whether your kids are 6 or 16, it is important that
prepare them for college long before the time comes for them
For many children going to college is a ri...
5 Tips On Buying Gifts For Children
Buying gifts for children can very often be difficult. It is
hard to figure out what they like or what is appropriate.
For people who do not have children of their own, or who have
not have children of that age for quite some time, the new
6 Secrets To Make Your Teen-Parent Relationship Work
As your child approaches teen age –around 12-13 years old-
you’ll experience some changes in him. He will probably be out
of the house more often and wants to keep his privacy from
Other times, he may not be listening to you nor doing what y...
6 Tips To Cope With Isolation From One Successful Stay-At-Home-Mother
Ask any woman who’s had a baby and they’ll tell you it is the
most rewarding experience of their lives. However, after
and months of spending your entire day with an infant, you
to feel as though you are losing touch with the adult ...
7 Reasons Why Your Child Should Help
The other day was a busy one at our house. Several rooms
tidying, vacuuming, and dusting. Several errands needed to be
run. Food needed to be prepared. My 4-year-old and I got
through it all as a team. I straightened while he returned
8 Steps To Good Child Behaviour!
1. Establish House Rules
Make simple rules for your child. Start with a few things we
and don't do. Discuss them with your child.
2. Prevention Is Better Than Cure
If you feel that your child's behaviour is beginning to get
8 Ways To Focus Your Child On Learning. Starting Right Now!
1. Dress for Success
As tempting as it may be in the homeschool setting to roll out
of bed, pour a bowl of cereal, and begin instruction in your
bathrobe, it is important that you dress for success. Your
children need to know the importance o...
9 Allergy Signs In Children
Sadly more and more children are suffering from allergies, and
there are certain signs that indicate when allergies are
causing or significantly contributing to health problems.
Here's a short checklist of what to look out for. The more of
A Frugal Yet Thoughtful Gift This Mother's Day
Mother’s Day is fast approaching this year. Are you still
thinking and wondering about what you should get your mom as a
gift this year? Are you stuck and practically clueless? Maybe
out of idea and even broke? Well fear not!
We have a little...
A Guide To Choosing The Right Toy For Your Child's Age
Choosing the right toy for your child’s age is not just a
matter of selecting a toy that will engage, entertain and
educate them, it is also a matter of safety. If you’ve browsed
the aisles of any toy store lately you probably know that
A Mother's Reasons For Choosing Montessori
This is the time of year when the parents of many preschoolers
must decide where their child will attend school in the fall.
wanted to take this opportunity to share my experience with
Montessori preschool education.
My son is completing h...
A Mother's Wishlist: Peace, Plenty And Understanding
I recently celebrated my fifth Mother's Day. My family spent
the day together doing simple fun things. I was perfectly
content with my day and the gift my son made for me himself
later that evening as I watched the news (actual several news