Most parents would never intentionally hurt their children, but unfortunately some do. Our self-esteem and what other people think of us are sometimes at the opposite ends of the scale. If I evaluate my worth, I take into account the volunteer work I do and how others value me … [Read more...] about Self-Esteem In Children: What Is Our Role?
Children are online for several hours a week. They play games, do homework, find out news or the latest gossip, and keep in contact with friends. Sometimes children meet new people online while playing games or in a chat room. Children tend to feel that they are safe when they … [Read more...] about Talking to Your Children About Online Predators
The following are some tips for encouraging a healthy body image for your teens:Be realistic but kind with your teen about their body: While it is important to never hurt your child's self esteem, it is also important to be realistic with your child. If your child is over-weight, … [Read more...] about Tips for Encouraging Healthy Body Image
Fine motor skills can be defined as those small muscle movements that occur in the finger, in coordination with the eyes. Teaching fine motor skills is similar to teaching other skills namely because the instructor must always try to be patient and understanding. It is important … [Read more...] about Developing Your Child’s Motor Skills Through Coloring
Parents in my Parents Anonymous Group often discussed bribery and rewards but many confused the two. What exactly is the difference and why does it matter? HINT: Bribes are not planned beforehand and parents are pressured in the moment; rewards are usually planned by the … [Read more...] about Bribery And Rewards: What’s The Difference?