Spending Quality Time with your Kids

Your kids are the most precious things in your life but do you let them know that? This is day 13 of the 18 day positive parenting course Give each child your full attention on a regular basis Set aside some time to give each child your full attention. This is particularly important when a […]

How to stop yelling at your kids

This is day 12 of our 18 day positive parenting course Yelling is a habit. If you are a yeller then chances are one of your parents was a yeller too. For some of us yelling comes naturally and we don’t even give it much thought. Have you ever tried talking softer rather than louder? […]

How to make sure that your kids look after their teeth

Oral hygiene Have you every noticed how long it takes your kids to brush their teeth? For many kids if you are not there to watch with your eyes open all the time you might actually miss it. It takes me longer to walk in and out of the bathroom than it can take my […]

How to adopt a healthy lifestyle for your kids

This is day 7 of the series: How to be a better parent in 18 days. Day 7: Adopt a healthy lifestyle Kids need good nutrition and exercise. No, WII is not considered exercise (although there are certain games that can give you a good workout). Encourage your kids to play outdoors, exercise and/or find a […]

Why you need to praise your kids and how to do it

The Power of Praise This is day 5 of the series: How to be a better parent in 18 days. Day 5: Praise your children Emphasize what your children do right instead of focusing on what they do wrong. This will make them feel good about themselves and develop their self confidence. Misbehavior often gets more […]

The importance of family time

This is day 3 of the series: How to be a better parent in 18 days. Not signed up yet? Do something fun as a family Find an activity that everyone likes (or most family members if you can’t agree on something) and do it together as a family. Do this once a week even […]

How to listen to your child and learn to understand him

Listen to your child and learn to understand him Stop what you are doing and take a few minutes to ask your children about their day. Listen with interest. Do this every day. When they approach you to tell you something either stop what you are doing or let them know that you will be […]

The importance of family meals

Day 1: Try to eat one meal together as a family every day. Turn the TV off and don’t answer the phone. Make this your family time and use it to communicate with all family members. Why it is important to have family meals and how to make the most of this family time Studies […]

How to be a better parent in 18 days

Positive Parenting Classes Online How to be a better parent in 18 days When last did you purchase a toaster? Using this small electrical appliance is totally intuitive. You insert your slice of bread, push the button and a few minutes later your toast pops out. The entire process is simple, intuitive and practically fail […]

New Year’s Parenting Resolutions

The New Year is approaching and this is an excellent opportunity to make some New Year Resolutions in order to improve our parenting skills and become more effective parents next year. Think about your biggest obstacles and difficulties and the steps that you can take to overcome them.  Don’t take on more than you can […]