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Parenting Styles: Free-Range Parenting

Parenting Styles: Free-Range Parenting
Posted on: November 8, 2019

Free-Range Parenting (FRP) is about empowering one’s children to feel at home and competent in the world. FRP boils down to a desire to teach children an alternate worldview: humans are mostly kind, young people are definitely capable, and the world is actually a safe place…

Defining Dyslexia

Defining Dyslexia
Posted on: November 1, 2019

Dyslexia is a general term for disorders that involve difficulty in learning to read or interpret words, and we commonly know it as “Learning Disability”. When we hear about this inability to read and write, parents generally think that the child is having low intelligence, but dyslexia does not affect general intelligence…

8 Virtues all Parents Must Pursue - Part 2

8 Virtues all Parents Must Pursue – Part 2
Posted on: October 19, 2019

One cannot be right all the time. With regard to justice and fair play, many children have a strong sense…

8 Virtues all Parents Must Pursue - Part 1

8 Virtues all Parents Must Pursue – Part 1
Posted on: October 4, 2019

When it comes to your “most important job”, to what extent to you consider it? You attend to other things such as work commitments, going to the gym, or a weekend away, but is parenting something you relegate for a later time, or do you make time for it?

Parenting Styles: Dolphin Parenting

Parenting Styles: Dolphin Parenting
Posted on: September 27, 2019

The dolphin is a unique animal. It is amicable, sensible, social, and intelligent, and its body is firm yet flexible. Parenting characteristics that are identical to those of a dolphin is called “Dolphin Parenting”. Balance is essential for both life and parenting…

A Day in the Life of a Toddler!

A Day in the Life of a Toddler!
Posted on: September 20, 2019

Passing by the poolside, I causally paused to observe a little boy refusing to get changed for his swimming session that was causing his mother quite a bit of frustration who was trying her best to make it happen. Holding up a towel to the little boy, she said, “Just hurry up and do it!…

Feel, Rest, Play: Raising Resilient Kids

Feel, Rest, Play: Raising Resilient Kids
Posted on: September 13, 2019

Resilience is a virtue most parents want their kids to have, for them to be successful in life. But what actually is “resilience”? Is it about our kids toughing it out after a setback? Is it about them still being able to move forward without fuss, after a setback?

Parenting Styles: Attachment Parenting

Parenting Styles: Attachment Parenting
Posted on: September 6, 2019

This article informs you what Attachment Parenting (AP) is, how it came to be, its typical characteristics, the various experiences shared by mothers about AP, and the view and opinions on the pros and cons of this style of parenting, shared by mothers of different geographies and occupations…

Kids, Finances, and Money - Part 2

Kids, Finances, and Money – Part 2
Posted on: August 30, 2019

Many parents wait until their children get their first job before they take them to a bank and open an account for them. Encouraging them to use the bank services teaches them to put money aside and also learn about the perks of using a bank…

Kids, Finances, and Money - Part 1

Kids, Finances, and Money – Part 1
Posted on: August 23, 2019

Finances not only help us plan completely for our entire lifetime, but money habits also determine the quality of our life. Saving and prioritizing our cash resources makes it easy for big plans of purchasing or investing. But impulsive buying habits can, in the long run, handicap our comfortable living. This is why we need to teach our kids healthy financial habits from a young age. Hence, they will have skills that will translate well into adulthood…

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