The Importance Of Making Eye Contact With Your Children

Fact: You are connected through the most powerful line of connection that has no basis in technology.  Recently, students applying to universities were caught off-guard when their application got rejected. Despite having the highest grades and doing all the necessary community work, leadership training and achieving several other impressive accomplishments, they were dumbfounded when they […]

How to Explain the Everyday to a Child with Autism

One major deficit that children on the autism spectrum have is the ability to learn by observing the behavior of others around them. Observational learning is learning that occurs through observing the behavior of others, imitation of others, memorizing others reactions to specific environmental cues, and in turn performing those skills later on during social […]

How To: Combat Tantrums and Threats Like A Boss

Tantrums are like tidal waves. You see them coming a mile away and hope to avoid them if you swim to the shore fast enough. Some parents become so immune to them that you see them staring blankly at their screaming or flailing child with a resigned and long-suffering expression on their faces in the […]

Why Is Routine Important For Kids?

A good routine helps to make up the foundations of any harmonious family setting. Not only does it offer a sense of security, but also provides us with a way in which to get things done! Young children often become fearful of the unknown, whether it be a new veggie to try or even moving […]

Nutrition In The Early Years

Studies show that healthy habits established during early childhood are carried in to adulthood. However, good nutrition is particularly important during the first few years. From the time a child is born until the age of 5, the human body experiences its most rapid period of growth. Early childhood is a time when strong muscles ...
Keep Calm And Read This Post

Do you feel that you are always shouting at your kids? Worse, do you feel you are always shouting about the same things over and over and end up feeling guilty? Every mum reaches a point in her life (usually in mid-shout) when she realises that she has repeated the very same words over and […]

How I used the Bell to potty train my daughter?

Blessed with 4 children, with all the challenges that come with it, I accepted this phase of my life with a big heart, open arms and a great will to excel. 4 years ago when we made the move and decided to settle in Canada, terrified being in a new country with my children especially […]

Raising confident kids to not bow to peer pressure

While parents can blame technology and social media platforms for a lot of modern day aggravations, they cannot blame peer pressure on them; it is one thing that has not changed in the past few centuries, and teaching your kids to not bow down to peer pressure has and remains a challenge for a lot […]

Is My Child Being Bullied?

Although a lot has been written about bullying – and we mean a lot – children all around the world are still being bullied and their parents sometimes know nothing about it. Bullying, like so many other things, has evolved with technology. Not to be left behind, it found its way into cyberspace causing havoc, […]