Teaching children to be kind is an essential value. It’s far more than a social development skill to teach them how to get along with others. In fact, it should be considered more of a developmental milestone.

Many studies have been done on the physiological, psychological, and sociological benefits of…

Children need to have healthy bedtime habits. Parents need to work on this when their children are young. With good habits, their children will get good sleep each night.

Get Into A Bedtime Routine

One of the healthiest bedtime habits is a routine. Kids need structure, and when they know what time they have to…

Kids are always full of curiosity and wonder; that is why they constantly ask too many questions or make requests. In moments like this, it is a parent’s responsibility to guide them through the right path by answering their questions in the best way possible.

Some of the questions that…

A child should not be scolded or ignored when dealing with negative feelings. A child needs to feel heard and understood. It is important for parents to learn how to validate their children’s negative feelings so that they can better connect with those children and always be there for them.

Getting the kids back to school is an annual tradition. Summer vacations are over, and kids are in classes all day long again. While many families love having the kids around so much during the summer, it can be a relief to parents to have kids back in school during…

Although doctors and nurses are warning the public of a new surge in COVID-19 cases spurred on by the delta variant, child psychologists are warning that the new school year will bring about a surge of kids facing mental health crises as well. In pre-pandemic years, the months of September…

Children are always curious and ready to learn new skills, making them want to get involved in the things their parents do.

One of the main area’s children can learn from is in the kitchen, but parents need to understand how to involve their children best to learn new skills…

Raising children can be stressful. A lot of the time, they may do things that you don’t like, but that’s to be expected since they don’t know what they’re doing yet.

When they do behave the way you like, you need to praise your kids, because it’s actually quite a…

Parents can build their children’s self-esteem using these three tips.

Let children choose

Children want to be independent. They want to freely express themselves. For example, they may want to decide what to wear in the morning. Parents can help by giving them a few weather-appropriate options. Children should not wear shorts in…

Whether it is a new parent or one in the process of raising teenagers, there are a few podcasts that offer helpful and relatable advice for all stages of parenthood. Here is a list of some highly rated podcasts for parents organized by age.

For parents to be, there are…

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Jennifer Powers is a mother, philanthropist, avid poker player, & blogger. http://jenniferpowers.me

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