Want Your Kid to Be ...

If you want your kid to grow up to be a successful entrepreneur — or to realize her career dreams at all, whatever they are — the best thing you can do is “take the pressure off,” Barbara Corcoran says. “Ignore what they don’t do well,” the millionaire mom of two...

Building Kid Charact...

The family is the first school of virtue, so make sure you’re schooling your child in the lessons of character. Hundreds of years ago Aristotle, the Greek philosopher, said that the best way to teach character is through example. That premise still stands up today. Kids are great imitators,...

Do Parents Influence...

Children often aspire to become like their parents, in one way or another. From their infancy until their teenage years and sometimes even later, they are strongly influenced and guided by their parents. They admire their seniors and strive to please them, as well as to be accepted by them....

Parenting make you happy! Jun01

Parenting make you h...

The body of evidence has mounted over the past decade: Having children doesn’t make people happy. And yet researchers continue to launch new studies, tinker with the variables, shift the demographics, crunch the numbers another time. It’s almost as if the previous results are not...

Family’s Influ...

There are numerous factors that influence your child’s personality development. While certainly your little one’s choices and friendships will affect his behavior and temperament, your family’s make-up, the genes that you pass along to him and his familial environment are all...

Communicating with children May08

Communicating with c...

Warm, loving communication between you and your child enhances your relationship and helps avoid behaviour issues. Parenting expert Eileen Hayes wrote this article in February 2004. This article was last reviewed by Heather Welford in September 2008. Communication is a complicated process,...