My child, probably the only kid on this planet that when he hears "we're going to Disney World" crumples into a heap of anxiety and despair. That was his first reaction, then came the total defiance: "I'm not going! I hate Disney World!"
Surroundings and friends play major roles in the decisions our children make and the actions they take. Portraying strong examples of the positive traits we want them to emulate gives them a view of what the right thing looks like and why being honorable is important.
My husband and I adopted our children. We went through years of infertility treatment and the usual trials and tribulations before we finally brought our first child home. We really wanted to be parents. And finally we were. We had hopes and...
Where do you draw the line when it comes to spanking a child as punishment? What is acceptable and what is not in our society today?
The signs of a crazy baby mama cameracarrie, CC-BY via Flickr She doesn't want you but she doesn't want anyone else to have you either. She uses your children to "get back at you". All of a sudden you have a new girlfriend and she won't let you see...
Rule of thumb: when a 2-year old is screaming, whether it is a full blown solo tantrum, or at a sibling or you, most of the time he or she is expressing frustration.
Sheltered children do not possess the necessary life and survival skills. As adults, they are quite vulnerable. They are risk averse, poor decision makers, and have poor judgement skills.
Motherhood is a poem about becoming a mother and how motherhood changes you, not once, but twice. This is great for new moms, seasoned moms, Mother's Day or anytime you want to say Thank you to mom.
What do you do if you know your children has been spying on you while you have sex? This is a true story about what I did, and how my daughter my sex and I lived happily ever after.
Advertising is a prevalent influence in children's lives. How has it changed over the years, what affect does it have, and what can parents do to counteract it's influence?