Bonding with Sons

I posted tips for bonding with girls, and what about boys?  This gives good tips for mom’s to bond with sons, and I hope they are helpful. Parents can be fearful of the world, want to put kids in a bubble, a cocoon etc.. They may also be expecting perfection Read more…

Raising a Teenage Daughter

Let’s face it, teens can seem to be aliens from another planet and with all the pressure and bullying they can face these days, it’s nuts.  How do you handle living with a teenage daughter?  Though I have no kids, I was an ESL instructor and have observed stuff in Read more…

Keeping Them Occupied

Often parents are trying to figure out how to keep their toddlers busy, especially on bad weather days.  Young kids need to be taught some crucial lessons and if parents can engage in activities where they also learn and grow as they help their kids to grow.  I see how Read more…

The Tantrums

Let’s face it, everyone has tantrums or such moments, and as a parent, or even a bystander  you cringe especially when a toddler has a major tantrum around others.  You can’t avoid kids getting upset, so what do you do?  Have to nip it in the bud before that behavior even Read more…

How to Connect..

Bonding they say should be an automatic thing, in terms of mom and baby, but that’s not always an immediate thing.  Any number of factors can interfere with that immediate bonding, so what if a new mom doesn’t feel that all warm, fuzzy, ecstatic woo hoo bonded thing right away? Read more…

On the Lighter Side

Some like to do some gardening or plant herbs, potted and put them out on the terrace or wherever, but how do you know what the heck goes together.  After all, you don’t want your herbs fighting, no you want them to have harmony, so here are suggestions for paring Read more…