Most parents in the US believe they deserve a good parenting score, according to Pew Research. Roughly 57% of millennial moms say they're doing a very good job as parents. Strange as it may seem, good parenting, parenting styles, and general childcare are relatively new concepts. In recent years, the scientific . . .
As parents, helping our kids develop and practice the right social skills, like interacting with others politely, is undoubtedly one of the toughest jobs we have. In teaching our kids proper manners, we are instilling important values like respect and kindness—which the world needs today more than ever. Everyone wants to . . .
Playtime is fun... and develops motor skills! Children between the ages of 3 and 7 years old love playing with their siblings, parents, and peers! Playtime isn't just about having fun with others but also about learning new skills, strengthening old skills, and establishing relationships with others. Indeed, it isn't . . .
Tooth decay... Yuck! Studies showed that 1 out of 5 toddlers have tooth decay, maybe because kids are not big on brushing their teeth! Because they love eating ice cream, candies, cakes, and cereals, toddlers must brush their teeth twice a day. Doing so prevents the development of plaque—a combination of . . .
According to USA Today, there has been a remarkable 11% decrease in first-time unemployment insurance claims from March at almost 7 million claims to the first week of July at more than 1 million. This goes to show that, amid the pandemic’s detrimental effects on the individual and the economy, . . .
"Spare the rod and spoil the child." This adage takes on a different meaning, especially today. The traditional child-rearing and discipline practices of the past are now coming into question. What was previously practiced before is now carefully being analyzed. Although it may be appropriate, those practices are integrated into family . . .