Category: Parenting Issue

10 Reasons Why You Should Limit Your Child’s Screen Time (Part III)

If you haven’t read Part I and Part II of this series, I invite you to go over those articles before jumping on this one. 6.Physical and Developmental Issues As we all know, screen time is a primarily sedentary in nature. Our kids are sitting down or lying around while using their electronic devices. The time our ...

10 Reasons Why You Should Limit Your Child’s Screen Time (Part II)

If you haven’t read Part I of this series, I invite you to go over that article before jumping on this one. 4. Decreased Academic Performance Regular use of electronics can overstimulate and cause chronically high arousal levels in our children. This hyperarousal affects our children’s memory and ability to make associations, which leads academic ...

10 Reasons Why You Should Limit Your Child’s Screen Time (Part I)

Since my May Parenting Resolution is to get the use of electronics under control, I figure I would start by explaining why I believe it’s an important thing to do, and why May is the perfect month to get this started. There is no question about how the advancements in technology have brought numerous benefits ...

May Parenting Resolution: Electronics’ Control

I believe taking control of the use of electronics in our house is vital, especially right before our children are off from school and will have more free time. I’m not saying we shouldn’t use electronics, but I believe in being conscious and intentional with our use of electronics. There are many ways we can ...

9 Ways To Raise Respectful Children (Part III)

We have come to the final post on how to raise respectful children. If you haven’t done so yet, go back to read Part I and Part II of this series. 8. Respectful Communication Listen To Them Nobody likes to be ignored, nobody likes to feel that they’re being ignored. The reason why I make this ...

Respectful Parents, Respectful Kids

In line with our April Parenting Resolution, I was thinking about what is the best book about ‘RESPECT.’ This book is a gem in that regard! It covers everything we’ve been talking about this month about how respectful parents raise respectful children, and more. In this book, the authors invite parents to move beyond common discipline gimmicks, ...

9 Ways To Raise Respectful Children (Part II)

We continue with our series on how to raise respectful children, if you haven’t done so already, head back to my previous article to read the first 3 tips I shared. 4. Identify The Cause For Disrespect When our child disrespects us by yelling at us, talking back, hitting, bitting… we should first try to ...

9 Ways To Raise Respectful Children (Part I)

As I mentioned yesterday, we can’t expect our children to be respectful by being disrespectful to them. It all start with us. When we treat our children disrespectfully, we are making them lose their respect for us. If our child is strong will, we will surely face rebellion and constant confrontation. If our child is more ...

Which comes first, a respectful child or a respectful parent?

Many parents would say that they yell at their kids, grab their kids, spank their kids… because they aren’t listening, they aren’t doing their chores… Insert whatever you want your kids to do that they’re not doing. This argument is often followed by the sentence ‘If only he… I wouldn’t have to…’ The truth is ...

Touched by Childhood Cancer… Savor Every Moment With Your Little Ones

My friend’s daughter was diagnosed with cancer last week. She has sarcoma in her spine, and will start chemo next week after her second high risk surgery in less than 2 weeks to remove the tumors. I’ve been helping taking care of her other two children, since they don’t have family here, while they went ...