A Mommybites reader and concerned parent asks: My child has, umm, found herself. My mom says that I must make her stop and put her in time out. My friend says let her be. What do I do? Ahh, yes. We think we have time before we have to talk to our kids about masturbation. […]
Parenting is so fast-paced that we seldom have time to plan or act in advance. We often plan to discuss important subjects with our kids, but sometimes we’re too late, and our kids learn all the wrong things from all the wrong people. These are subjects that you should discuss with your children before their […]
There’s nothing that gets on a parent’s nerves like a whining child. However, it is important that we don’t lose our cool. There’s a right way and a wrong way to stop kids from whining. From gripe to grumble, these 8 tips can help you stop your kids from whining. Be Aware of Age If […]
I want to head into the new year feeling less, well… MAD all of the time. I find myself frustrated and angry, and I do not want to parent this way. I get this. The new year always brings about self-reflection. This is a great question and many will probably want to follow in your […]
Language has a huge impact on our children’s development. We must help develop their vocabulary at a young age.
Many of us already know that reading to young children is a good thing, yet we might not be cognizant of why. Neuroscience research has confirmed that reading aloud to young children stimulates brain development and language skills. And studies have found that young children will develop a more positive attitude to reading and learn […]
Raising your kids to have the healthiest lifestyle possible from a young age is the best way to make sure they’ll grow up to be big, strong, and happy. Remember that your little ones lead by example- read these tips on how to best ensure that you and your family are doing all the right things to raise healthy kids!
For some of us – those who dwell in the city and the suburbs – thinking about life on a farm comes with bucolic images of sunny days, lush fields, and happy animals. But contrary to that idealized vision, as any farmer will tell you, life on today’s farm is far more nuanced and complicated […]