Sure, they will walk into a classroom for the first time, unsure of what learning is like and how it is to interact with other kids academically. But you’re in for a big change, too, since your baby isn’t quite so little anymore. Don’t worry, though. Everyone will find it easy to adjust to preschool, […]
Some point between when you are really sick of changing diapers and when your child shows an interest in the toilet is when potty training begins. Unfortunately, these events don’t always sync up. Every kid is different. Some will begin expressing an interest in the toilet after their first birthday, while others may be wearing […]
There is a bond between many humans and animals that can’t be denied. Just being around a pet can make one feel better. Most animals love unconditionally and are quite patient when a person has a disability that slows him down or causes communication issues. It probably isn’t surprising, then, that animals are used in […]
Parenting isn’t easy, and there are obstacles to overcome when raising a child with special needs. Thought getting your youngster to eat veggies was a hard-won battle? Just wait until it’s time to choose a school. Depending on the type and extent of the special needs your child has, they may need accommodations ranging from […]
Life with a teenager is never easy. There’s something about getting into those teen years that is guaranteed to come with a bad attitude, a sense of entitlement and many, many arguments. For those behavioral issues that go beyond typical teenage angst, it can be hard to know how to get started or who to […]
This spring, you and your family should take advantage of the warmth after a snowy, icy or otherwise chilly winter. The following seven essentials will make this spring the best yet, setting your family up for a dazzling summer!
There was a time when kids were wild and free between breakfast and dinner. Then, in the 60s, sensationalized news coverage of crimes against children in Britain and the U.S. birthed “stranger danger.” Now helicopter parents hover over anxious children while internet predators loom and creepy clowns lurk.
Moms and dads don’t want to put their children in danger, but stress, lack of sleep and busy schedules can lead to a crush of pressure that affects decision making. Here is a look at common mistakes and how to avoid them.
What is a modern definition of a parent? Olympic gold medalist and arguably all-time greatest gymnast, Simone Biles, recently helped many of us adjust our perceptions.