Tag Archives: child

What’s the right age for parents to get their kids a cell phone?

The right age to give kids their first cell phone is really up to parents. Age isn’t as important a kid’s maturity level, ability to follow home (and their schools’) rules, and their sense of responsibility. But when you hand your children cell phones, you’re giving them powerful communication and media-production tools. They can create text, images, and videos that can […]

Going back to work? Regain your confidence after maternity leave

When you’ve been at home with your newborn, the thought of going back to the office can be daunting. So, how do you work through the self-doubt and put your best foot forward? By Thobeka Phanyeko The last few weeks of maternity leave can be overwhelming – just as you’ve settled into your new routine […]

Why Parents Need to Let Their Children Fail

A new study explores what happens to students who aren’t allowed to suffer through setbacks. Thirteen years ago, when I was a relatively new teacher, stumbling around my classroom on wobbly legs, I had to call a student’s mother to inform her that I would be initiating disciplinary proceedings against her daughter for plagiarism, and […]

My Child Choking? It Will Never happen To Me, Or So I Thought!

Wednesday the 1st of August was the most horrific day of my life: My 4-year-old son, Gabriel nearly died. I’m usually a very private person and don’t share much on social media. However, after coming to terms with the trauma of helplessly watching my son suddenly stop breathing, I decided to share my story.  Why? […]

5 Ways Grandparents Help Grandchildren

Are you currently raising your children’s children, or do you think you might be doing so sometime soon? You’re not alone. More than 3 million households in the United States are “grandfamilies” — homes where grandparents are the primary caregivers for their children’s kids. There are also grandfamilies in Canada, Europe, and many other countries […]

When Do Children’s Senses Develop?

By: Tamsyn Helps Ever wondered when an infant’s senses develop? Mother’s who speak to their unborn children, controversially aren’t actually crazy in assuming the fetus can hear them, according to scientific research.  Scientifically it is understood that a newborn’s senses initially develop during pregnancy and are only strengthened and refined after birth. Hearing Fetus responds […]

10 Golden Rules For Parents Who Have More Than One Child

A child brings a bundle of joy. Having siblings for your child; that is having more than one child, brings a garden of happiness. While it is fun and lovely to enjoy your children bonding and love them equally, remember that you are dealing with two (or more) soft roses, sensitive souls. So, here we […]


Father’s Day festival is considered extremely important as it help acknowledge the contribution of fathers to individual families and to societies as large. Besides observance of Father’s Day provide children an opportunity to express love and respect for their fathers. The sentiment goes a long way in strengthening father-child relationship and consequently in the emotional […]

9 Must-Eat Nutrients For Your Children

written by:  Karin A. Bilich   Why Healthy Eating Is Necessary For Your Kids Healthy eating for our children is vital. They require the necessary nutrients and vitamins for them to develop. A lot of children are suffering from poor concentration levels, anemia, depression, malnutrition and much more. Which is devastating, however, these conditions can be […]