Child Safety And Child Protection Easy Steps You Can Take Part 1 Of 3

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Did you know there are over 2,000 reports of missing and abducted children to the FBI everyday? That’s an incredible number, and that’s only the ones that are actually reported. This is 1 of a 3 part series with some simple child safety steps you can take that will greatly minimize the chances of your […]


Latest Drug Abuse Statistics In Young People

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This November, there have been several new UK studies released which indicate a frightening trend in the abuse of drugs and alcohol, which affects young people and their safety. One survey of over 8000 young drivers (17-24 years old) carried out by Auto Trader, which is a UK motoring magazine and website, showed a dangerous […]


Discipline Versus Punishment

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Do you know the difference between discipline and punishment with their Latin roots? Punishment implies inflicting pain, while discipline means to teach. Parents who use punishment are missing important opportunities to teach their children better behaviors and help them self-discipline. Children can actually be taught responsible behaviors to help them get the things they want […]


Quiet Time For Parents

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OK, so that title sounds like a pipe dream for a lot of parents. You’re probably busy taking care of your children all day, and if they’re too small for school you don’t get that break. But there are still ways to get some quiet time. One way is to have your spouse take the […]


Accredited Home Schools Are They Right For You

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Your home school curriculum can also incorporate your own religious and moral beliefs, something that no one but you can teach your own child. By taking control of a child’s education a parent can shape that child’s value system better than any other way. It is not necessary to have a teaching degree or to […]


How To Get More Involved In Your Child S Education

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A child’s education begins at home, but parental involvement doesn’t end when that child steps through the school door. Studies show that children not only do better in school when their parents are involved, they also tend to go further in the education system. To help you stay connected while your child is in class, […]


Potty Training Are You Ready To Go Public

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You’ve done a lot of the hard work and potty training is now going well. To get things running smoothly you’ve been staying home and it’s been working. You’ve got a good system happening between the two of you and there have been relatively few accidents in recent days. You’re even starting to feel like […]


What Every Parent Should Know Simple Ways New Parents Can Reduce Their Baby S Risk Of Developing Asthma

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Childhood asthma and allergies have been on a steady increase worldwide, in the US alone there are more than 6 million children with asthma under the age of 18. Asthma drugs have potentially serious side effects and are not the optimal solution to asthma, particularly for children. During the last 15 years, there has been […]


Teen Drug Use Warning Signs

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Teen drug use is on the rise again with the recent introduction of club drugs and the rapid spread of methamphetamines. Teens are exposed to more and more opportunities to use drugs through the increase in availability as well as opportunity since many parents work, leaving their children home alone. Parents Must Be aware of […]


Do You Need Childcare When You Work At Home

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Many parents decide to work at home because they want more time with their families. They hope to be able to take care of their kids themselves rather than pay for any sort of childcare. But is this really practical? The answer really depends on your situation. There are a lot of factors to consider […]


Your Teen Tips On Successfully Fitting In

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Most teens feel “different” in one way or another. Parents may understand their teens, but sometimes not in a way their children want them to. Here are some things to remember that may help parents understand their teens and help them to fit in: • Remember, at this age friendships are very important. School is […]


A Parent S Dream Successful Sleepovers For Children Tips From Parenting Expert Penny Warner To Help Make Sleepover Season Simple

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The sleepover season is here, with children spending nights away from home at friends’ houses, family vacations and camp. Sleepovers are considered a rite of passage for kids, but common fears such as making new friends, missing Mom and Dad or experiencing bed-wetting can make kids hesitant about spending the night away from home. To […]


No Kidding Preparation The Key To Preventing Abducted Missing Children

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Did you know that, according to figures from the RCMP, approximately 186 children are reported missing each day in Canada? That’s one almost every 7.75 minutes; recent US statistics are much more alarming, somewhere in the United States approximately every 40 seconds a child is reported missing. In fact, by the time you have finished […]


How To Cope With Stay At Home Burnout

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Being an at home parent may be the best job you’ll ever get, but it’s HARD. You’re on call 24/7, and when you go on vacation, you still have the same responsibilities. And if you have a home business or work at home job, life can be even more challenging. The first step to coping […]


Am I Hurting My Child By Staying Home

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It’s something many stay at home moms fear, that they are hurting their child socially by not putting them in daycare or doing a million activities with them from the time they are born. But it’s not something you need to worry too much about, so long as your children do get some social time. […]


Is A Hidden Nanny Camera The Right Way To Go

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There are very few reasons why you should not get a hidden nanny camera and tons of reasons why you should get one. A hidden nanny camera can save the life of your child and for that reason alone I think that it is a very good idea for all parents to consider getting one, […]


Can You Stay Home

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One of the first things you have to figure out when you realize that you want to stay home with your kids is whether or not you can afford to do so. You are probably used to living on two incomes, so making the switch to a single income may not be easy. However, it […]


Clean Your Plate Is Not Always The Way To Go For Healthy Kids

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According to obesity researchers, the United States obesity rate has more than doubled for preschoolers and adolescents-and more than tripled for ages 6 to 11-over the past 30 years. Obese children are at greater risk for health problems such as diabetes and heart disease, and often carry these problems into adulthood. So, how do parents […]