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?
“Remember that old story Daddy used to tell about taking the boys snipe hunting?” Family stories are the glue that sometimes carries us through the most difficult of times. We all have them – your grandparents, uncles and aunts, your cousins and siblings— all know and … [Read more...] about Storytelling Is The Glue
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
As the parent of a young child you may be wondering what you can do to help foster the development of motor skills. Motor skills are extremely important building blocks for a number of academic skills that your child will need when entering school. There are a lot of activities … [Read more...] about Things You Can Do to Promote Your Child’s Motor Skills
Even moms need a break sometime. The best moms can find themselves getting impatient with their children, or feeling frustrated. Some time to themselves to go out and have a break is necessary for moms to stay happy, and enjoy life as a mom. The following are some of the reasons … [Read more...] about Remember the Mom in You