The Secret to Good Parenting

You may have a career that requires a lot of your attention. Yet, you work hard to provide many opportunities for your children. You make sure they are well supervised, eat healthy food, get a good night’s sleep, have plenty of toys to play with, monitor [...]

By |2022-04-04T18:10:59+00:00April 4th, 2022|Categories: Parenting|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on The Secret to Good Parenting

The Gift of Patience

What kind of parent are you? When you hold a baby in your arms for the first time, isn’t it an amazing, overwhelming feeling? Are you bursting with love? You wonder how this tiny miracle of life is going to grow up. You consider your [...]

By |2021-11-22T23:05:29+00:00November 17th, 2021|Categories: Parenting, Relationship|Tags: , |Comments Off on The Gift of Patience

“Bang-ups & Hang-ups” of Good Parenting

You grow up and decide to become parents. If you are anything like me, you wish for a crystal ball to forecast the results of your parenting. You want to provide good parenting, healthy parenting. You have some ideas about parenting from your parents, caregivers, [...]

By |2021-09-08T16:09:37+00:00September 8th, 2021|Categories: Parenting|Tags: , , |Comments Off on “Bang-ups & Hang-ups” of Good Parenting

Wait ‘til Your Father Gets Home!

In the past, “Wait ‘til your father gets home!” was a threat to a misbehaving child. The child was supposed to worry about facing serious punishment when the father returned from work. This adage is no longer effective for a variety of reasons. Threats do [...]

By |2021-06-11T23:26:25+00:00June 11th, 2021|Categories: Children, Parenting|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Wait ‘til Your Father Gets Home!

THE LIFELONG IMPACT OF PARENTING

The most important messages we can convey as parents are promoting a sense of security and the feeling of unconditional love. Positive parenting provides a buffer against adversity. It teaches us how to respectfully give and receive care and compassion. It models trust, fairness, consistency and [...]