Nurture

From the time they are babies, children prefer to sleep with their parents. They feel secure when they sleep near their parents, and it is natural for them to want to continue this past infancy. In many families, children continue to share the family bed well into childhood. However, co-sleeping can cause poor sleep for
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Anyone’s life can be thrown off-balance by unpredictable events like the death of a family member. You may be frightened to think even about what your death could do to your children. However, as a responsible parent, you should prepare for this grave scenario, so your children will not be left without options if such
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Babies fall sick easily, as their immune systems are just maturing it causes them to be more vulnerable to germs in the environment. While you must consult your baby’s doctor for any illness that warrants medical attention, you can also turn to traditional home remedies to handle minor sickness and injuries at home. These remedies
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Your child(ren) transitioning from kindergarten to the first grade is a significant milestone in their life. Although every child is unique in their capabilities at different ages, there are certain physical, social, cognitive, and emotional milestones that every child should achieve before they begin first grade. While some may be better in some things than
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Kindergarten marks a child’s official entry into the formal education system, and this is where they will be introduced formally to letters, numbers, sounds, words, and many more fundamental concepts. We should remember that school is a new environment that your child isn’t familiar with, and it will take time for them to get accustomed
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If you are looking for some inspiring Bible verses about mothers, Ecclesiastes is a book in the Old Testament of the Bible that seems to have an answer for everything, and that answer is “To everything, there is a season”. Things will come, and things will go, but God’s Word will be there through all
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The most significant benefits of babywearing include keeping your baby within your presence during those early days (and months) and helping your baby relax and feel at ease through all their “first” transitions in life. Newborns need to be close to their mommas. It is the skin to skin contact right after birth that begins
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Being home for the family is important, but sometimes it is nice to have some quality alone time with your daughter. There are many mother daughter activities that you’ll love, it just depends on interests. This time together creates a special bond and friendship which your daughter will cherish forever as well as continue with
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Anxiety does not discriminate based on gender, wealth, or even age. Children are just as susceptible to anxiety as adults, with lots of possible factors to blame for its cause. Sometimes it is a genetic predisposition, sometimes something triggers it, and sometimes it pops up out of nowhere. While the conversation has gotten better, society
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Most women go through a life-changing experience once or several times in their life and it is called ‘giving birth’. It is both a beautiful and traumatic experience at the same time. Although most mothers heave a big sigh of relief once their baby is in their arms, the experience of ‘birth’ doesn’t end there.
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According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, by the time children have reached the fifth grade, around 80 percent of them have been physically punished. They also report that physical punishment, which includes spanking and hitting, has been shown to be ineffective and lead to more aggressive behavior. They recommend that parents use more effective
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It seems pretty unlikely that there are any parents out there who want to talk to their children about divorce. It’s an ugly, messy word that’s hard to explain, especially to children. When you think or hear about having to explain divorce to little ones, most often you probably think about parents having to explain
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Families large and small all know the struggle of trying to create, design and develop ideas for sharing a bedroom. Whether the children in your family are bunking up out of necessity or simply because they enjoy one another’s company (enjoy it while you can!), we have a few tips, tricks, and ideas for sharing
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Parents will always worry about how their child will do academically. Academic success is found to be linked to DNA genetics and some parents may not know that their child was probably already born with what they need to succeed. Children are more likely to succeed in subjects either parent was good at. One study
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A 1995 study found that by the age of three, children in low-income homes knew 30 million less words that children raised in upper-class homes. They found that this word gap was due to the fact that children in lower-income homes were not spoken to as often as children in high-income homes. Newer research shows
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119 Shares Stress is a natural part of everyone’s daily lives. It can be due to lack of sleep, hectic schedules, getting kids to school, work and even something as simple as dinner not being ready. Stress is just a part of life. Everyone deals with some sort of stress, but not all stress is
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He forgot to write his name on his paper. It wasn’t the first time, and unfortunately, I knew it wouldn’t be the last. While he was smart, a great student with good grades, considered gifted actually, his ability to forget menial tasks was uncanny. I struggled with it both at home and in school. He
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One of the scariest things a person can experience is choking on something. The feeling of not being able to breathe no matter how hard you try is terrifying and creates uncontrollable panic. Although many associate choking with eating, choking can be caused by any foreign object being lodged in the throat, preventing air from
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New (and new again) nursing moms are often concerned about their breastmilk supply. Lactation supplements and lactation herbs like galactagogues can help increase a mother’s breastmilk supply naturally and safely, giving her baby the best nutrients possible as well as giving mom the peace of mind. There are several different kinds of lactation supplements and
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