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7 Ways to Cultivate Responsibility in Children Without Overindulgence

Parenting is a delicate balancing act between nurturing your children’s happiness and instilling responsibility to help them mature into self-sufficient adults. Overindulgence can impede the development of essential life skills such as responsibility and resilience. However, by adopting specific habits, parents can avoid this pitfall and encourage a sense of accountability in their children. 7 ...

Hermann Rohr

An upset girl holding a cone after the ice cream fell onto the ground.

10 Recommendations for Balancing Authority and Inquiry in Children

Finding the ideal balance in parenting can be difficult. Still, fostering respect for authority and a curious mind is essential. It’s a delicate dance that calls for tact and comprehension.  Encouraging curiosity is just as crucial for intellectual development in children as respecting authority is for their social development. This article will discuss how parents ...

Viena Abdon

A happy family.

Why and How to Delay Giving Your Child a Smartphone

Parents give their children smartphones for various reasons. You may want to be in touch with your children, make it easy to track them, provide them with entertainment, or maybe ensure your child is tech-savvy as early as possible.  These are compelling reasons, no doubt. However, smartphones may not be healthy for your child because ...

Nathan Machoka

A boy using a smartphone.

Beyond Wealth: 7 Essential Habits for Children’s Success

One of the greatest legacies you can offer your children in parenting transcends the confines of material wealth. Nurturing invaluable habits and their unseen wealth equip children for a life of success and fulfillment. In this journey of upbringing, let’s delve into seven pivotal practices that hold more significance and long-term value than any tangible ...

Max Lu

Young married couple with their toddler.

What to Do When a Child Lies: 7 Ways to Deal With the Situation

Despite every parent not wanting this to happen, a child’s lying can occasionally occur when least expected. Sometimes children tell a lie about the most minor things ever, and most of the time, they don’t even understand why they do what they do. However, these could be critical moments when you could help them learn ...

Mike West

Pinocchio after telling a lie.

Parenting 101: Nurturing Respect and Shaping Positive Attitudes in Your Children

One of the primary goals of parents is to raise well-mannered and respectful children who treat others with kindness and consideration. However, navigating through moments of disrespect from your child can be challenging and disheartening. This article provides practical guidance on changing your children’s attitude if they disrespect you. Building strong parent-child relationships Encouraging respectful ...

Viena Abdon

A group of smiling children.

The Benefits of Play for Children’s Development

They say that children’s work is play — and they’re right! This is how children learn about the world and themselves. It’s as essential to healthy development as eating healthy, reading books, and getting enough sleep.  The fantastic thing about playing is that children do not need expensive toys to be entertained. As long as ...

Haidene Go

Teacher leading students to play a game on the playground.

Why a Healthy Marriage Matters for Children

A healthy marriage isn’t just for mom and dad; it’s also for the children of the relationship. Having a healthy wedding benefits everyone in the family. For example, when parents split up, this could hurt children. But on the other hand, if parents stay together, this could positively impact children. Please read our article to ...

Mike West

Asian family rollerblading together.

7 Ways to Encourage Children to Clean Their Rooms

Many parents, particularly mothers, can relate to the exasperating sight of their children’s disorganized rooms, strewn with clothes, toys, and various objects. Remember, though, that a messy room doesn’t indicate your failure as a parent or your child’s shortcomings. After all, even adults often consider cleaning a chore rather than a pleasure. Yet it’s vital ...

Nathan Machoka

Boy's bedroom with stylish furniture.