The adolescent years have a bad reputation for turning our sweet little children into hormonally driven, impulsive, lazy, moody teens, but--according to new research--the tween and teen years are really a time we can be excited about.
Teenage behaviour can be very confusing. One minute our wonderful kids are engaged, chatty and motivated, the next they are argumentative, shut-off and illogical. Read about the latest research on the teenage brain and how you can manage difficult teenage behaviour and conflict better.
Change is never easy. As a parent how can you help your kids cope when you are struggling yourself? If you use these strategies to embrace change you may even find that the change becomes a positive experience, even if it doesn't seem like it at the time!
Everything from stomping feet, to flailing on the floor, to screaming, to physically attacking people and things. It’s basically a name for every parent’s nightmare… especially if tantrums happen in public.
A dad's role is to help their kids feel valued. When I was a child, every Valentine's Day my dad (a single parent of three girls) gave me a little note and chocolates. That small gesture meant a lot. I felt cherished, loved and lovable. But the most important thing he did for me and… Continue reading Valentines ideas for dads