Parenting doesn’t have to all be about toddler meltdowns, bedtime battles, sibling rivalry, mealtime clashes, and homework struggles! It’s just a case of knowing how to practice positive parenting. But what exactly is that? In this article, I’m going to share with you the basic principles with a helpful Positive Parenting Guide.
Allowance Vs. Jobs: Fast Ways To Make Money For Kids
There’s just no getting away from the fact that almost everything in life costs money. It’s an intrinsic part of our society. Whatever your personal relationship with it is, the best way to help your kids is to teach them some basic money management (as well as time management)as early as possible.
If they know how to earn it, save it and invest it successfully, you’ll be giving them valuable tools for the future.
In this article, we’re not just going to look at fast ways to make money for kids but also at how money should be handled.
Why Positive Parenting Is Important: Living a Happy Family Life
During the current global pandemic, I’ve heard many parents complain about how they are always shouting because they feel like they have no control over their kids.
I was lucky enough to already know about positive parenting, and believe me, it’s a skill that changed my life! So, I thought it would be good If I told you the reasons why positive parenting is important. In truth, I believe it’s an essential ingredient to achieve a happy family and raise respectful, confident children.
Fun Outdoor Activities for Toddlers: That Cost Next to Nothing
As outside temperatures begin to rise, it’s time to get back outside! I love getting out of the house with my kids, and they love it too. There’s nothing like a bit of dirt and fresh air to make your little ones smile from ear to ear. Another bonus is they sleep well afterward, too. But what are the best fun outdoor activities for toddlers?
Just think back to your own childhood and the outdoor things you loved to do. It may be old to you, but it’s brand new to them. One of the best things about having kids is you get to share all the stuff you loved growing up with them.
Prevent Winter Boredom With Fun Indoor Activities for Families
Being inside doesn’t have to be boring! In fact, you can make it into an enjoyable family bonding time by trying out some fun indoor activities together.
When the memory of outdoor, summertime fun grows distant, finding enjoyable indoor activities to prevent winter boredom can be challenging. It’s not always possible to venture out of the house for family entertainment, so I thought you might like a few ideas for indoor activities all the family can do together at home.
I’ve listed the ideas in five sections, Arts & Crafts, In the Kitchen, Outdoors Indoors, Science Experiment, and Showstopper! Let’s take a more in-depth look at my favorite fun indoor activities for families.
The Positive And Negative Effects Of Video Games On Children: Do Video Games Affect Children?
The answer to the question, do video games affect children, can be answered with a resounding YES! But despite what the media might have you believe, not all the effects are negative.
As video gaming continues its popularity, the question of how positively or negatively video games affect children is hotly debated.
From the scientific research conducted on video gameplay, it seems there are various factors that determine this. Here, we’re going to delve into some of that research and look at the positive and negative effects of video games on children.
Mindfulness Meditation For Children
In recent years, the benefits of meditation for people of all ages have become increasingly apparent. I’m always looking at ways to help my own kids, so I thought it would be good to see how mindfulness meditation for children can benefit them.
Let’s take a look at what “mindfulness meditation” means and how our kids can benefit from it. All from a dad’s “well-grounded” perspective 🙂 After all, it has to be fun, right!?
“Dad-Simple” Meals: Easy Dinner Recipes for the Family
In this article, I’m going to give you some easy dinner recipes for the family that everyone will enjoy. If like me you find cooking evening meals a bit of a chore, especially after a busy day at work, then my quick and easy recipes for dads are a perfect solution for you!
Am I a Good Father? 7 Clues That Help To Answer This Age-Old Question
I regularly ask myself “Am I a good Father?” – Sometimes, because it’s because I have doubts and feel like I did something wrong; in many cases, however, it’s because I want to constantly evaluate myself: Am I doing a good “job”?
I know I’m not alone in this, and many of you must also ask yourselves the same question. But how can you judge what makes a good dad? I’ve tried to figure out which questions I should answer to find this out, and you can find the results at the end of this article. But first I’d like to share with you some of my thoughts about being a dad and see if I can give us all some clues to help answer this age-old question.
I personally believe that all any child really wants is your love. Some parents may seem like they are doing a good job because they go through the motions. But truly, deeply loving your kid, telling them every day how special they are to you, and showing them by the way you care for them, is of the most value to any child. Continue reading →
The Best Books for Dads – A “Must-Read” Buyer’s Guide for Dads
Becoming a parent should really come with a manual! In this article, I’ve tried to put together some book ideas to help you with this. They aren’t just books about how to be a good dad but are also books to help you in other practical ways too, like how to build a side hustle and how to manage your work/life balance.
To kick off our list of the best books for dads, let’s take a look at this hilarious guide written by Doug Moe. Continue reading →