Category Archives: Pre-teens and Teens

Kids are overscheduled. They’re also lonely. We’ve got to stop pressuring them before it’s too late.

“You’re jeopardizing their mental health by focusing on the standards that you think are going to get them into Harvard,” says MGH’s Dr. Gene Beresin, author of an upcoming guide for concerned parents.

4 Questions to Consider When Deciding How to Educate Your Children

We have to pivot in order to accommodate the needs of each of our kids as well as honor our own limitations as parents. Here are some questions that can help guide you as you assess the best way to educate your children.

How to Help Your Child Deal with Rejection

Rejection affects all of us. Our kids will be overlooked, left out, or even shunned. When this happens, we have the priceless opportunity of pointing them to Jesus and helping them grow stronger and more empathetic through the pain. Let’s take every opportunity to affirm our children. Let’s instruct them in true success, the beauty of faith, and the value of integrity.

Obedient Kids Vs. Free-Spirited Kids: Psychologist Shares The Best Approach To Raise Kids

Parents often prioritise obedience, because societal norms and cultural expectations equate obedience with good parenting, says Dr. Prerna Kohli, a clinical psychologist., Parents News, Times Now

Adapting Parenting Strategies Could Mitigate ADHD Development in Exuberant Children: New Study Reveals

Learn about the possible connection between a child’s temperament and their potential development of ADHD. Find out how parenting styles could influence ADHD development and recognize ADHD risk factors and management.

Skincare For Children: Key Mistakes That Parents Must Avoid

There is information overload in todays time with parents being bombarded with choices when it comes to taking care of their babies skin. Often, they end up making mistakes because of the too many options that they have in front of them. An expert shares insights.

Dad accused of ‘ruining daughter’s life’ when he puts a stop to her ‘inappropriate relationship.’

When this father is absolutely apalled by his daughter’s behavior and not too happy with his wife’s either, he asks Reddit: “AITA for “ruining my daughters life”?” So I 44m have a daughter who just turned 17. I own a…

How To Talk To Your Kids About Dating Without Making It Awkward

Knowing your teen will soon start liking or even going on dates with someone can be concerning as a parent. However, talking to them and setting certain boundaries when it comes to dating not only prevents major mishaps but also reduces the awkwardness between the parent and the child. Know how to initiate the conversation with the help of a dating expert., Parents News, Times Now

The responsibility to manage children’s use of digital media is often unevenly distributed between parents

Research suggests that “digital labour” commonly falls to the primary caregiver. But as children’s needs change, there are many opportunities to renegotiate roles within the parenting team.

University adopts Title IX policy for pregnant and parenting students

Kaylee Gustin wakes up every day at 3 a.m. to feed her 10-month-old. She makes him a bottle, changes his diaper and rocks him until he falls asleep an hour later. When they wake again in the morning, Gustin crams material for her classes as the two get ready. As a student parent, public relations…

Having trouble getting your kid to listen? Try using positive consequences

Everyone responds better to positivity than to threats. A positive parenting expert suggests making this simple switch to using positive consequences for better results. Category : Parenting, Viral & Trending

‘A’ Is For Anxiety: Managing School-Related Sadness And Anxiety in Children

Many students adapt very well to school; they feel good about themselves and their school work. For others, however, school is threatening. Getting through an average school day for some children is fraught with anxiety-producing situations and painful moments.

KFRC launches program aimed at fathers

HOUGHTON — The Keweenaw Family Resource Center is launching a 12-week Fatherhood workshop for fathers and father figures that will give fathers and father figures the parenting, relationship and communication skills, as well as support they need to be involved, responsible and committed fathers. The program is called 24:7 Dad. The workshop is open to […]

GPS Watch Party features ‘The Parenting Map’ in Council Chambers on Jan. 23

Above / Gilda Ross, Student and Community Project Coordinator-Glenbard; Cathy Subber, The Branch Moms Community; and Nina Menis, KidsMatter, are planning a series of GPS Naperville Watch Party, held in Council Chambers at the Naperville Municipal Center, 400 S. Eagle Street. (PN Photo, Nov. 14, 2023) Update, Jan. 19, 2024 / GPS Watch Party: The […]

Parenting Faith survey results: Helping parents develop their children’s faith

Last spring, the Evangelical Fellowship of Canada (EFC) conducted the Parenting Faith survey in partnership with Focus on the Family Canada. Recently, they published their findings in a 254-page report. This uniquely Canadian research identifies what helps and hinders the transmission of faith from this generation of parents to their children.

Explore Memory, Mystery, and Poor Parenting in ‘Another Code: Recollection’

In ‘Another Code: Recollection’ you’ll guide 13-year-old protagonist Ashley Mizuki Robbins through the mysteries of Blood Edward Island (‘Two Memories’), and then you’ll quickly be greeted by 16-year-old Ashley as she is drawn into even more intrigue around Lake Juliet

Parenting Will Kill You Too (And That’s Good)

What this means is death. When our kids were little, parenting meant death to my independence: my time, my space, my very body, were no longer my own. Parenting meant death to sleeping in and going out on a whim. It meant death to plans carefully wrought and carelessly wrecked by fever and blowouts and ear infections.

Puberty Signs In Pre-Teen Girls

Puberty Signs In Pre-Teen Girls

Puberty signs in pre-teen girls usually start sometime during their tween years. As parents, you can ease your tween’s physical and emotional transitions by knowing what to look for. Even though some of the indicators of puberty may take a long time to manifest, others may appear to have occurred in an instant. A plethora […]

Puberty How To Prepare Girls

Puberty How To Prepare Girls

For many young people, the onset of puberty can be a stressful and perplexing period of time. The list is endless from embarrassing mishaps to hormonal changes, excessive hair growth, and premenstrual syndrome (PMS). The awkwardness of puberty is exacerbated for some people, though. That’s why its important that before puberty comes, parents learn how […]

Girls’ Puberty Symptoms FAQs

During puberty, your teen’s body can reproduce for the first time in its history. There are some general trends in children’s growth, regardless of gender. For girls, puberty symptoms can occur at different times and in different ways. So, parents and daughters may be perplexed by some of the more prevalent difficulties. The following are […]

When Does A Person Reach Puberty?

When Does A Person Reach Puberty

This is called puberty when a child’s body changes from a child’s to an adult’s and prepares to bear children. Many questions arise concerning a child’s physical and emotional well-being as they approach puberty. When does a person reach puberty? To assist you in understanding puberty and the various stages of adolescence, learn more in […]

Your Children’s Safety In The Swimming Pool This Summer

kids water safety in public pools

Kids need constant supervision around water – water safety is essential, whether in bathtubs or public pools. Here’s how you can keep your children safe. Summer is just around the corner! The opportunity to cool yourself in the water comes with the summer heat. The time has come to begin swimming instruction.  You should go […]

How To Help Your Children Deal With School-Related Stress

How To Help Your Children Deal With School-Related Stress

It’s normal to experience low moods from time to time. Anger, hurt, worry, and guilt are all normal human emotions. Without those moments, life would be impossible. Your child will inevitably experience those moments as well, especially during school. In this article, find out how you can help your children deal with the school-related stress. […]

When Children and Teenagers Become Ill Due To Stress

When Children and Teenagers Become Ill Due to Stress

Anxiety can cause children and teenagers to feel dizzy and “wobbly,” much like adults. However, they may be unable to express this in words, and parents may be unable to determine if it is a stress reaction, stomach ache, or other ailments. In this article, we’ll talk about how you can help when your children […]

How to Use Positive Discipline?

How to Use Positive Discipline

Parenting with positive discipline fosters a sense of trust, openness, and mutual respect. Experts claim it’s the best approach to instill moral values in young people. Do you yell, lecture, or take away privileges when someone misbehaves? You may want to reevaluate your disciplinary strategy.  When children feel intimidated, they are unable to learn. Rather […]

Discipline that Doesn’t Invoke Yelling

discipline kids without yelling

There are many ways to get your children to listen without raising your voice. But there are times when it seems the only way to get a child’s attention is to scream. That’s understandable. But to enjoy better conduct from your kid, you have to learn how to lower your voice’s volume a few notches. Freak-outs happen […]

How To Discipline Children With ADHD?

Discipline may need to be approached differently when dealing with a child with ADHD. You can help your child better control their behavior by making a few easy adjustments to your parenting style. You can use the methods in this article on how you can discipline your children with ADHD. Sitting quietly, completing work, regulating […]

The Role of Peer Pressure in Bullying

The Role of Peer Pressure in Bullying

Every day, teenagers are shaped by their peers’ behavior. To put it another way, your adolescent is being shaped by the influences of their friends at all times. Even if they don’t realize it, spending time together teaches them valuable lessons they might not have learned otherwise. There are occasions when peer pressure can be […]

Teens May Respond to Peer Counseling in Ways Adults Don’t

Teens May Respond to Peer Counseling in Ways Adults Don't

In this article, find out what peer counseling is and the different ways teens respond to peer counseling in ways adults don’t. Meeting the emotional needs of teenagers can be difficult for parents. Teens worry that their parents don’t recognize the difficulties they’re facing. Or, if they are guilty of wrongdoing, they can be afraid […]

Screen Time Restrictions For Teenagers

Screen Time Restrictions for Teenagers

You must’ve noticed that your kids are spending a lot of time in front of a screen. The problem is that too much screen time can interfere with physical activity, homework, socializing, and family time. Weight gain and sleep issues can also be a result of poor diet and exercise habits. In this article, we’ll […]

Big Kids‘ Screen Time Restrictions

Screen Time Restrictions For Big Kids

When they start school, most kids are spending a lot of time in front of screens like TVs, computer monitors, and mobile devices such as tablets and smartphones. So it’s important to make screen time restrictions for these big kids. Today, students require screens to complete schoolwork, receive assignments, do homework, or conduct research for […]

Encourage Your Child to Eat Healthy Foods

Encourage You Child to Eat Healthy

In this article, we’ll talk about ways you can encourage your child to eat more healthy foods. It’s more important to discuss food in terms of how it benefits our bodies than to categorize it as “good” or “bad.” Though it is important to ensure that children have access to a wide variety of nutritious […]

The Consequences Bully Victims Go Through

The Consequences Bully Victims Go Through

Children who bully others come in various shapes and sizes, but those who have been bullied are possibly the most confounding. They are not only bullied themselves, but they also bully others, which is a double whammy for them. Learn how the consequences bully victims go through impact their health, and self-esteem. For the most part, […]

Why Bullying Victims Suffer In Silence

Why Bullying Victims Suffer In Silence

Bullied children often endure substantial personal issues, such as feelings of isolation and humiliation, as a result of their treatment by the bully. In addition, many people suffer from stress, worry, and low self-esteem. As a result, many people who have been bullied choose not to tell anybody about their experiences. Here are reasons why bullying […]

How Bullying and Anxiety Disorders Are Interconnected

How Bullying and Anxiety Disorders Are Interconnected

Bullying isn’t an easy thing to experience. Because of this, it can be a frightening ordeal for those who are targeted. As a result of the agony and stress, they are forced to endure, victims may feel depressed, alone, exposed, and paranoid. Bullying has long-lasting effects, even after the bully has moved on to a […]

How Bullying Can Cause PTSD In Children

How Bullying Can Cause PTSD In Children

People with PTSD were once assumed to be solely those who had served in the military. According to a study, even bullying and relationship abuse can lead to post-traumatic stress disorder. Here’s how bullying can cause PTSD in children. Bullying has a long-term effect on those who are bullied. They are frequently plagued by feelings of […]

How Bystanders Are Affected By Bullying

How Bystanders Are Affected By Bullying

Children who witness bullying may suffer the same consequences as those who are forced. Learn more about how bystanders are affected by bullying! Seeing someone else being bullied has a powerful effect. When someone is hurt or offended, most people become upset. As a spectator, you can experience many emotions and stressors when you observe bullying. […]

Do Bullying And Suicide Go Hand In Hand?

Do Bullying And Suicide Go Hand In Hand

There are too many stories of bullied teenagers taking their own lives to ignore. Which brings us to the question if bullying and the increasing suicide rate go hand in hand. When people are subjected to bullying, they are more likely to experience depression and hopelessness, which in turn can lead to suicidal ideation and […]

Understanding the Victims of Bullying

Understanding The Victims Of Bullying

When it comes to bullying, parents are often concerned about whether or not their children may become victims of it. Many people are surprised to learn that bullying occurs far more frequently than they previously thought. Bullying affects an estimated one in six children, according to some studies.  Furthermore, while certain children appear to be […]

When is a Child Too ILL to Go to School?

When is a Child Too ILL to Go to School

There comes a time when every parent of a school-age child must decide whether or not to send their ill child to school. When working with school-age children, it might be difficult to tell whether or not you’re dealing with a sick youngster. Is he trying to get more time with his mother and the rewards […]

School Discipline

School Discipline

Elementary-school students were summoned to my office for fighting, yelling at their teachers, writing cruel messages to each other and instructors, and peeing in a garbage can when I was their principal.  Kids knew I was the last in line, and they showed up at my door terrified, so I didn’t have to scare them. […]

Stop the Screaming with These Discipline Tips

When is Anxiety a Concern for Your Child

Sometimes, the best way to get your kids to listen is to shout. Here’s how you can discipline your kids without yelling at them. It can be challenging for many moms to get their kids out of the house. Despite your pleas, they refuse to get dressed or put their shoes on. It’s finally time […]

A Solution to Your Discipline Issues Has Been Found!

Whether your child is throwing tantrums, whining, fighting, or just plain nay-saying, here are a few solution to discipline issues. Your child, like the majority of children, has likely honed her behavior based on what has previously worked for her. A whining voice and a splash of dramatic flair may be her way of pinpointing […]

Educating Your Child About Smoking

For parents, starting a discussion about the consequences of tobacco smoking with their children is never too early. Educating your child about smoking and it’s dangers may not seem necessary when they’re only 5 or 6, but the more time you have to reaffirm the harm that smoking may do, the more effective it will […]

E-Cigarette Use In Teenagers Is a Precursor To Daily Tobacco Use

E-Cigarette Use In Teenagers

A study published in Pediatrics in 2021 found that e-cigarette use among teenagers, also known as vaping, is significantly linked to sustained cigarette smoking in adulthood. For this four-year study on tobacco and health, researchers examined data from a broad pool of young people (12-24 years old) to determine risk factors for regular cigarette use. […]

How Does the Doses of the Covid Vaccine Work For Kids?

How Does the Doses of the Covid Vaccine Work For Kids

Are you wondering how the doses of Covid vaccine work for your kids? Researchers employed mathematical calculations and up-to-date data on dosing adults to estimate what dose of the COVID-19 vaccination would be safe to test on children. In light of these findings, experts have settled on a safe and effective dose of COVID-19 vaccination […]

ADHD Treatment Decision

ADHD treatment decision

Individuals who have Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder or ADHD, a prevalent but treatable disorder, can make a huge difference by taking action. It’s unclear what exactly is meant by “taking action.” In many cases, this judgment might be based only on a child’s behavior and requirements, making it difficult to generalize. ADHD should not stand in the way […]

New Studies Link ADHD Diagnosis with Teenage Pregnancy

New Studies Link ADHD Diagnosis with Teenage Pregnancy

Adolescents with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are more likely to consider parenthood than their typically developing peers. In this article, learn more about how new studies and findings link ADHD diagnosis with early teenage pregnancy. As if raising a child with special needs wasn’t stressful enough, a new study shows that teens with attention […]

The Challenges of Raising a Teen with ADHD

The Challenges of Raising a Teen with ADHD

There are many challenges in raising a teen with ADHD. It’s all about making social skills, overcoming learning hardships, and taking responsibility for behavior. Do any of these descriptions sound familiar to you? However, even if you realize this is due to your teen’s ADHD, you may still be annoyed by their actions. It’s difficult […]

Beyoncé Taught Us Not to Talk About Kids’ Hair

Beyoncé Taught Us Not to Talk About Kids' Hair

In the age of the internet, discussions surrounding the hair of Black children are widespread and often uninvited. Taking a page from Beyoncé, who notably taught us ‘Not to Talk About Kids’ Hair,’ we can learn to resist and challenge these unjustified remarks. Someone commented in one of my most recent posts, “Take care of […]

Fighting the “Freshman 15”

Fighting the "Freshman 15"

College freshmen often come home with not just piles of laundry and cravings for home-cooked meals after several months at school, but they may also bring back a few extra pounds, often dubbed the “Freshman 15.” Addressing this issue early and effectively becomes essential, hence, the importance of strategies for Fighting the “Freshman 15.” This […]

5 Steps I Took to Learn to Forgive My Parents

Steps I Took to Learn to Forgive My Parents

After hundreds of hours of counseling, I embarked on a profound journey of healing and forgiveness. As a Black woman, the steps I took to learn to forgive my parents involved a range of activities and mental shifts, some of which I share here to possibly guide others through a similar process. I left home […]

It’s Not Nice to Have Lice

It's Not Nice to Have Lice

Suddenly, a severe itching sensation overtook my head. “It’s not nice to have lice,” I thought to myself, realizing that these pesky parasites had hitched a ride home with my son from his kindergarten class. I didn’t suspect anything was wrong with my son for a while because he wasn’t scratching. I noticed his scalp […]

Student-Led Conferences Empower Black Children to Take Charge of Their Own Education

Student-Led Conferences Empower Black Children

Student-led conferences empower Black children by encouraging their active participation throughout the process and beyond, fostering a sense of ownership and confidence in their educational journey. My grandparents instilled in me three key attitudes on education: it’s vital, something to be proud of, and something no one can ever take away from you. I employ […]

Children Before Puberty: Their Hormone Levels Surge for the First Time

Children Before Puberty

Parents of 7- or 8-year-olds experiencing sudden irritability and emotional changes are not alone; these alterations in behavior may be due to adrenarche, the first time hormone levels surge in children before puberty, which can disrupt how they manage their emotions. As the mother of four girls, I had no idea what was going on […]

Ovulation

Ovulation

For those looking to start a family, it’s crucial to have a solid understanding of ovulation, including the length of your ovulation cycle and the times of the month when you have the highest probability of conceiving. Gaining this knowledge can significantly increase your chances of success when trying to become pregnant. Knowing when you […]

Teens Are No Longer Interested In Driving, And That’s Fine

Teens Are No Longer Interested In Driving

In today’s fast-paced world, it seems that teens are no longer interested in driving, as compared to younger generations. The increase in popularity of ride-sharing apps has made adolescents less eager to get behind the wheel. But should parents still make it mandatory for their children to take driving lessons when the time comes? Various […]

The Most and Least Common Birthdays

The Most and Least Common Birthdays

Interestingly, the most and least common birthdays align with actual birth data, revealing that while the holidays are a popular time to conceive, they aren’t typically a time when many babies are born. Understanding your due date involves knowing much more than when you can anticipate your child’s birth. It will impact everything from the […]

20 Questions to Ask to Connect with Your Teen

Questions to Ask to Connect with Your Teen

Maintain your teen’s interest and foster a deeper connection by incorporating these “Questions to Ask to Connect with Your Teen” into your conversations. Discuss the following topics, from the song they can’t stop listening to right now to what they would change about the country if they were president, and watch your bond grow stronger. […]

Tips on Personal Hygiene for Tweens and Teens

Tips on Personal Hygiene for Tweens and Teens

Navigating the world of personal hygiene can be challenging for tweens and teens. Having a tween in the house can make things smelly, and as they face emotional and physical shifts that come with puberty, it’s essential to provide tips on personal hygiene for tweens and teens to help them through these transitions. Some preteens […]

What Parents Should Know About Teen Substance Abuse

What Parents Should Know About Teen Substance Abuse

Parenting a teenager is generally tricky, and dealing with one abusing alcohol or drugs can be particularly trying for the whole family. What parents should know about teen substance abuse is that it’s a reality many face, as many teenagers experiment with drugs and alcohol. The more you know about the factors that lead young […]

Implementing Screen Time Limits with Teens

Implementing Screen Time Limits with Teens

With a few taps of the screen, a teen can go from doing homework to checking social media to streaming a video, giving the impression that they are completely at home in the digital world. Implementing screen time limits with teens is crucial, as their reliance on electronic devices is growing. However, too much time […]

The Top Volunteering Options for Teens

The Top Volunteering Options for Teens

Discover the top volunteering options for teens with this list of some of the most recommended opportunities for them to perform community service and make a difference in their communities. There are many different possibilities for your adolescent to participate in community service, and this is true regardless of whether or not their school system […]

Knowing and Understanding Your Teens

Knowing and Understanding Your Teens

It’s not easy to be a teen, and even more challenging to be a teen’s parent. As we further explore knowing and understanding our teens, hearing a teen’s perspective can help parents better understand their teen’s challenges and fears. In this short article, teens discuss what it’s like to be a teen today and what […]

Discussing Vaping with Teens

Discussing Vaping with Teens

Teen vaping has been called an “epidemic” in some circles. Is it fair to call the use of electronic cigarettes (also known as vaping) an epidemic among young people? As we delve into discussing vaping with teens, we’ll explore what parents can do if this is the case. Keep in mind the following information about […]

How to Train Kids to Swim

How to Train Kids to Swim

Learn how to train kids to swim and ensure they’re prepared for the beach or pool. View our age-specific guide to swimming classes and water safety for children, designed to build their confidence and skills in the water. Enrolling your child in swimming classes is an excellent method to improve their water confidence, competence, and […]

How Can I Help My Teen Establish a Healthy Sleep Schedule

How Can I Help My Teen Establish a Healthy Sleep Schedule

Summertime can disrupt your adolescent’s sleep schedule. Emily Edlynn, Ph.D., the ‘Ask Your Mom’ columnist for Parents, discusses how you can help your teen establish a healthy sleep schedule, why this is important, and why it can be a problem during the summer months. When summer approaches, my adolescent’s sleep schedule devolves into complete mayhem. […]

How to Put an End to Bullying and Cyberbullying

How to Put an End to Bullying and Cyberbullying

As unfortunate as it is, bullying and cyberbullying are more common than you may think. Understanding how to put an end to bullying is crucial, as about 20% of students in the 12-18 age range reported experiencing bullying in school in 2017. Numerous adults and students would benefit from hearing concrete strategies for combating bullying. […]

Online Counselling for Teens: What Parents Need to Know

Online Counselling for Teens

Teen Counseling, an online counseling for teens service, caters to adolescents by allowing them to contact therapists through their preferred method, whether it’s video, live chat, texting, or phone conversations. Parentsnkids.org considers it a viable solution for parents and adolescents seeking alternatives to traditional talk therapy. We also appreciate that parents and teens have separate […]

What Exactly Is A 3D Ultrasound?

What Exactly Is A 3D Ultrasound?

Curious if you should undergo a 3D ultrasound during your pregnancy and wondering, “What exactly is a 3D ultrasound?” Discover how this ultrasound technique during pregnancy compares to others and whether it’s the right choice for you. Previously, ultrasounds yielded hazy and hard-to-interpret pictures. Unquestionably, 3D ultrasounds offer a significantly clearer and more defined glimpse […]

Tips For Parents On Dealing With Bullying

Tips For Parents On Dealing With Bullying

It’s essential for parents to be aware of the various forms of harassment, including bullying, which can have a significant impact on a child’s well-being. Here are some helpful tips for parents on dealing with bullying. Bullying behavior can also occur outside of school hours because of the widespread use of technology in emails, texts, […]

How Should Parents Impact Their Children’s Career Decisions

How Should Parents Impact Their Children's Career Desicion?

As parents, we want the best for our children. But when it comes to influencing their career decisions, it’s important to strike a balance between guidance and allowing them to explore their passions. Here are some tips on how parents can positively impact their children’s career decisions without being overbearing. A loud tapping interrupts the […]

10 Things You Probably You Didn’t Know About The Vagina

Things You You Didn't Know About The Vagina

If you’re curious about the female anatomy, there are many surprising and fascinating things to discover about the vagina. From its complex structure to its health benefits, here are some things you didn’t know about the vagina that can be very empowering to learn. There are a million different ways to refer to aspects of […]

How To Recognize Teenage Body Dysmorphic Disorder

How To Recognize Teenage Body Dysmorphic Disorder

It is of utmost importance that parents are aware of the telltale signs of teenage body dysmorphic disorder, as this is a critical stage in their children’s lives. By being knowledgeable about the symptoms, parents can intervene early and help their children overcome this disorder, paving the way for them to live happy and fulfilling […]

Online Counseling For Teens That Works Best

Online Counseling For Teens

Given the accessibility of technology, online counseling for teens has become more popular than ever. No matter where they are, teens can receive the mental health services they need through virtual counseling sessions. The best online therapy for teens will provide flexible scheduling and remote access from anywhere because many teenagers lack the time and […]

Establishing Boundaries For Teen Behavior

Establishing Boundaries For Teen Behavior

As a parent, dealing with the constant emotional rollercoaster of teenage behavior can be overwhelming. It’s not uncommon for teenagers to test boundaries, be rude, or slam doors in moments of frustration. That’s why establishing healthy boundaries are crucial for teen behavior to ensure a harmonious home life. Being a parent in the face of […]

Sibling Rivalries in Children and Teens

Sibling Rivalries

Having more than one child is a life-altering decision, and it’s met with a wide range of emotions and expectations. You might imagine your kids playing happily together, growing up to be lifelong best buddies, and even holding hands. You might fantasize that your offspring will grow up to be inseparable best friends and use […]

Mental Health Issues In Kids – Depression, Anxiety, and Others

Mental Health Issues In Kids

Worrying about your child’s mental health is normal if you’re experiencing similar worries. Since mental health issues in kids have become common nowadays. One in six children (6-17) in the United States will have a mental health disorder in any given year, reports the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI). It’s devastating to see your […]

Creating A Win-Win Environment In Youth Sports

Creating A Win-Win Environment In Youth Sports

Besides being enjoyable, creating a win-win environment in youth sports can have positive effects on children’s physical and mental well-being. According to a recent study, children who develop a passion for athletics are more likely to maintain an active lifestyle all through adolescence. Children of all ages can participate in children’s sports through venues such […]

Safe and Stress-Free Sleep

Welcoming a new baby can stir a whirlwind of emotions, but fretting over their safety during sleep need not be one of them. Ensuring both you and your newborn enjoy restful nights in those initial weeks is paramount. That’s why it’s essential to put your infant to bed in a manner that guarantees Safe and […]

Challenges and Solutions in Raising ADHD Children and Teens

Challenges and Solutions in Raising ADHD Children

Children who have ADHD are more impulsive, inattentive, and hyperactive than they should be for these and other reasons. When a child has ADHD, he or she will have a hard time developing the self-control and self-regulation abilities he or she needs. As a result, they might be difficult for parents to control. That’s why […]

Preventing Teen Smoking: The Risks & Effects

Preventing Teen Smoking

For parents, starting a discussion about the consequences of tobacco smoking with their children is never too early. Educating your child about smoking and its dangers may not seem necessary when they’re only 5 or 6, but the more time you have to reaffirm the harm that smoking may do, the more effective it will […]

Discipline Tips Every Parents Need To Know

Discipline Tips Every Parents Need To Know

Whether your child is throwing tantrums, whining, fighting, or just plain nay-saying, in this article, you will learn discipline tips that every parent should know about. Your child, like the majority of children, has likely honed her behavior based on what has previously worked for her. A whining voice and a splash of dramatic flair […]

Preventing Your Child From Getting Sick

Preventing Your Child From Getting Sick

Learning and growing intellectually, developing socially, and becoming self-reliant are all important aspects of school. In this article, you will learn the steps you can take in preventing your child from getting sick in the coming school years and when you should decide to make them take antibiotics, and when they’re too ill to go […]

The Devastating Effects of Bullying on Children

The Devastating Effects of Bullying on Children

Children who bully others come in various shapes and sizes, but those who have been bullied are possibly the most confounding. They are not only bullied themselves, but they also bully others, which is a double whammy for them. In this article, you will learn more about the devastating effects of bullying on our children. For […]

Screen Time Limitations for Children: A Parent’s Guide

Screen Time Limitations for Children

You must’ve noticed that your kids are spending a lot of time in front of a screen. Too much screen time can interfere with physical activity, homework, socializing, and family time. Weight gain and sleep issues can also be a result of poor diet and exercise habits. In this article, we’ll talk about how you […]

Effects of Peer Pressure on Kids: Impact on Bullying

Effects of Peer Pressure on Kids

Typically, when we think of the effects of peer pressure on kids, we envision adolescent friends encouraging our teens to try out new substances. It comes as a shock to many parents to learn that children as young as three or four years old are already concerned with the opinions of their peers. Even a […]

How to Help Kids with Stress-Induced Illnesses

How to Help Kids with Stress-Induced Illnesses

Anxiety can cause children and teenagers to feel dizzy and “wobbly,” much like adults. However, they may be unable to express this in words, and parents may be unable to determine if it is a stress reaction, stomach ache, or other ailments. In this article, we’ll talk about how you can help when your kids […]

Parenting Anxious Children: At Home and In School

Parenting Anxious Children

At one point, my anxiety was seriously interfering with my daily activities, especially with parenting anxious children. I had recently started my first blog and relocated across the country to attend medical school. Back then, I was searching for a group of people who would understand my postpartum anxiety and help me work through my […]

Preparing Young Learners for Online Education

Preparing Young Learners for Online Education

As the pandemic disrupted the usual way of education, parents and young learners had to quickly adapt to the new norm of online education. With our article on Preparing Young Learners for Online Education, we provide helpful tips to ensure that parents and their young learners are equipped with the knowledge and skills to overcome […]

Puberty and its Symptoms and Timing Explained

As children grow, their bodies undergo significant changes, marking the onset of puberty. It’s a crucial phase for both kids and parents, and understanding its symptoms and timing is crucial. Our comprehensive article on puberty and its symptoms and timing provides detailed insights, answering common questions like “when does a person reach puberty?” Don’t miss […]

Navigating Puberty for Pre-Teen Girls

Navigating Puberty for Pre-Teen Girls

For many pre-teen girls, navigating puberty can be a stressful and perplexing period. The list is endless from embarrassing mishaps to hormonal changes, excessive hair growth, and premenstrual syndrome (PMS). The awkwardness of puberty is exacerbated for some people, though. That’s why its important that before puberty comes, parents learn how to prepare their girls […]

Eating Disorders in Children Affect Both Girls and Boys

Eating Disorders in Children

In this article, we’ll talk about how eating disorders in children can both affect girls & boys. As well as the symptoms & what you can do. When they think of persons with eating disorders, most people picture women and girls in their teens and early adulthood. In the United States, eating disorders affect around […]