Recent Posts From The Blog

Is a 10-Year-Old a Kid or a Teen?

Recently, you’ve been a little taken aback by the behavior of your 10-year-old. They’re brilliant when it comes to arguments to the point of being exhausting. They shock you with their ability to make foolish mistakes. They’ve even started acting and thinking of...

What is the Average Height of a 10 Year Old?

Every child is different in just about every way--height included. But did you know different things can affect height? Different ethnicities have different average heights. Certain disorders, such as down syndrome, can also have an effect on height. Different genders...

The Benefits of Taking Parenting Classes and the Reasons Why You Need

Being responsible for a child’s life changes you in so many ways and can test your resilience like nothing else. Yet even with this huge new responsibility thrust on to our shoulders, many parents assume they should instinctively know everything there is to know about...

Talking to Teenagers: How to Have a Conversation and about What

Talking to your teenager has been especially difficult as of late for you. When they get home from school, they don’t engage in conversation about their day. They only seem to offer one or two-word answers when asked direct questions. They’re beginning to bend the...

Single Parenting Issues You’ll Need to Watch

Parenting is already a full time job. From infancy to early childhood, all the way through the time when a child flees the nest, parents have a duty to keeping that child happy, healthy, and safe. While the ideal situation is for parents to come in pairs, some are...

The Parenting Mistakes We All Make, Why We Repeat Them

Raising a child is one of the hardest things you will ever do in life. Becoming a parent is full of rewards, but it’s also fraught with challenges along the way and this means that mistakes are going to be inevitable. However, this doesn’t mean that every aspect of...

Successful Parenting Tips for Single Parent and Stepparent

Believe it or not, there are many different types of parenting, each with their own ups and downs, struggles and successes--and all with the feeling of love and satisfaction of watching your child grow up. There are more ways of parenting than just “mom and dad.”...

Anger Management for Teens: Coping Techniques

Throughout their development, children will often have tantrums and fits of anger – it’s a normal part of growing up and asserting themselves (remember your child’s toddler phase and the ‘terrible twos’?). Compared with toddler tantrums, however, teenage displays of...

The Challenges and Benefits of Raising of a Strong Willed Child

If you are the parent of a strong willed child, you likely don’t need anyone else to point out that your child is, in fact, strong willed. You already know. What you may not know (or may have trouble remembering at times) is that the qualities you find challenging...

What You Need to Know about Hostile Aggressive Parenting

When we have kids, we never think we will be a hostile or aggressive parent, and we pray our partners aren’t either. However, sometimes it takes a while for hostility and aggression to be seen in parenting styles--and it can be hard to escape.We all hear and see the...

A Guide to Fostering a Successful and Loving Blended Family

Through unexpected circumstances, you’ve fallen in love with someone with their own children. Now the two of you are thinking of combining your familial units as one. Does that make you a blended family? What exactly is a blended family anyway? A blended family is a...

How to Find and Utilize Benefits for Single Mothers

If you are facing the possibility of being a single mother, you probably have many fears, doubts, and questions. No doubt, the number one concern you have is how you will support your child or children. If this is a fear for you or your family, you may be better off...