Raising a Moral Chil...

As parents, we want our children to grow up to be good, kind people who are happy and successful. But while “values” is a popular buzzword these days, we’re not always sure of the best way to give our kids the solid foundation they need to withstand the inevitable growing...

Top concerns for new parents May07

Top concerns for new...

So you’ve just become a parent, but aren’t exactly sure of what to expect from your new bub or what’s normal. We address some common concerns. Why is my baby crying? “Babies need to express themselves and are expected to cry,” says paediatrician Dr Patricia...

The Problem of Time Apr27

The Problem of Time

If you are a parent of even one child, you know what “the problem of time” means. If you have more than one child, then just multiply the problem, right? The problem of time is that there simply is not enough for all that has to be done in any given day. Parents in our present culture are...

Raising Children in a Modern World Apr26

Raising Children in ...

Parenting is a rather challenging task that every mother and father should take into serious consideration. It could not be denied that with all the different kinds of pressures families are experiencing today, parents sometimes begin to lack the desire to simply “have fun” with...

Some Good Ways to Discipline Children Apr19

Some Good Ways to Di...

Children require structure and predictable rules. Above all, they require attention. Back in the day, parents bothered their children when they came home from school. Some parents may not have known how to do long division. They may not have known how to write or how to construct a business...

Parental Influence o...

A child’s temperament and personality are largely biologically based and inherited. From the moment of birth, personality differences are evident. Some newborns are easygoing and a breeze to care for, while others are fussy and difficult to please. Despite the strong genetic connection...