The Importance of Children’s Fitness

Getting your kids involved in an exercise routine is important, but how can you do that? And why is it so important?   Lifestyle Changes to Buck the Trends Not too long ago, getting physically fit was an adult world – gyms, dance studios, fitness centers,...

Create a Family Communication Station

Are you a parent who is tired of rushing to take the children to school, getting home and rushing to cook and eat dinner, remind about homework, chores, and bath times? Perhaps a Communication Station could help....

The First Man A Daughter Loves

A dad is the first man a daughter loves.  Her experiences with her dad will predict her relationships’ success in her adult years. A dad’s positive involvement in his daughter’s life correlated with a list of positive benefits such as “better peer relationships; fewer...

Why is Children’s Self-Esteem Important?

  Children’s self-esteem is comparable to self-worth, which essentially means how a person values himself or herself.  A person can think highly of himself or herself and be self-confident in their skills and in their ability to adapt.  Conversely, a person...

How Children Can Develop Good Self-Esteem!

  A person’s good self-esteem is how one feels about himself.  This is reflected in the person’s actions in terms of what he does and how well she accomplishes the tasks she set out to do.   Everyone’s self-esteem fluctuates from time to time based on life...

Healthy or Unhealthy Self-Esteem

To spot healthy and unhealthy self-esteem right away is a crucial parenting task. Having kids develop healthy esteem early in life and maintaining it throughout their childhoods has benefits:   Give them a much better chance of establishing the positive mindset....

Five Self-Esteem Boosters For Your Child

Having a child who grows up with healthy self-esteem is not an accident. Research shows that the important grown-ups in children’s  lives have an everlasting  influence on how kids feel about themselves.   Are they happy? Do they have self-compassion? Are...

Self Esteem & Disciplining Children

How To Boost Self-Esteem While Disciplining Your Child It happens from time to time: Your child will do something wrong when attempting to complete a task or will do something that he or she was not supposed to do.   Most parents’ first reaction will be to come...

How Parents/Caregivers Can Help Their Children Develop A Positive Self-Esteem   Helping your children develop a positive self-esteem will help them immeasurably throughout their school years and later in life as a working adult.  However, it can be difficult for...

Oppositional Defiant Disorder

Oppositional Defiant Disorder Oppositional defiant disorder is a psychological disorder seen in children. There is a huge difference behaving badly some times and always behaving the same way, but when this thing is prolonged and not normal like the other...

Use Empathy for Connecting and Conversing

Empathy   I met Dr Tony Alessandra, a prolific author and influential speaker, in Las Vegas. He was an inspirational man and very down to earth speaker about using empathy for connecting and talking with one person or a group. Review this definition of EMPATHY...

How to Discipline a Defiant Child

How to Discipline a Defiant Child Disciplining children is a real challenging task for parents and even more so if they have to deal with a defiant child. It is not much of a surprise to hear parents struggling to make defiant children listen to what they say. It can...

Parenting: The Early Years

Parenting: The Early Years   ‘A child can only become an adult with the help of an adult’. This definition by well-known Dutch educational psychologist M.J Langeveld sums up the vital role that the parent plays in the healthy development of the child....

Vision and Our Emotions

Vision and Our Emotions When we were very young children, our eyes were, in many cases, soft and filled with wonder. Seeing the world with perfect clarity came supremely easily to us. When seeing something wonderful, or something that brings us pleasure, our eyes...

Self Esteem

Self Esteem Self- confidence is something that people discover tough to have. There are individuals who find low confidence influences how they see themselves and their performance. Contrary to what the majority of people think, self confidence is not a thing that...

Communicating With Empathy

Communicating With Empathy Feelings and emotions are what the childcare profession is all about. Feelings for the children, the families, and yes, even co-workers is what makes this profession so fantastic. Yet, feelings make it so difficult to maintain professional...

Positive Parenting

Positive Parenting Having kids are one of life’s miracles that nothing can ever come close to. Kids are gifts and a product of you and your spouse’s love after all right? If you are the mother, you carried your baby in your womb for nine months. If you are...

Coaching Parents In Self Esteem

Self-Esteem Linked to Achievement We may not realize it, but self-esteem is a great determinant of how we will succeed and to what degree of accomplishment. Self-esteem, or the way we view ourselves, our skills, and our talents, affect our thoughts. And these ideas...

The Importance Of Sound For Babies

The sense of sound develops even before a child is born. Babies in the womb respond to music, their parents’ voices and they even startle when hearing loud or sudden sounds. Even before you meet your baby in person, you can start to develop and learn the...