First-time parents and grandparents are so excited about the arrival of “our”baby that we forget some basics. Read on for 5 essential tips for encouraging great infant care. Caring for a newly born, particularly your first child is one of
What Parenting Advice Did You Ignore? (Nicolas Cole)
Often parenting advice is handed out like Kool-aide. However, this young man went against the parenting advice to study creative writing instead of medicine. Did you follow the advice of your parents or make your own road? Are you glad you did? What will parenting advice will you give your kids?
4 Tips on Your Bad Body Image & Your Kids (EXPERT)
If you truly care about the accidental messages you are sharing with your kids about body image, you will begin today to practice new ways to communicate self-worth. You may really need to be much more mindful of your language when anger, frustration or old patterns trigger old responses. Be sure to claim your free ebook on Using Encouraging Words at http://www.AskAuntieArtichoke.com You will be glad you did.
Help Your Child Make Friends (expert)
The Left Out Child: The Importance of Friendship answers these and other questions:
What can parents do to guide the social development of their young children?
Why is it important to be included?
Is it harder to make friends now than it used to be?
How important is it to help your child be more likeable?
What do I do if the teacher or coach doesn’t like my child?
How do I comfort my child when they are picked last or not at all?
How do I help my child overcome shyness and build confidence?
Is there a gender difference in friendships?
What about bullies, should parents intervene?
Ages and stages of friendship
Social skills are simple, but not easy
Ten ways to help your child make friends
15 ways to help kids like themselves
Mean Girls & Tough Boys–Bullying At Any Age (EXPERT)
Tough boys and Mean girls have always been around. Bullying is a catch-all phrase for an imbalance of power or strength that is either real or perceived. There is a potential for the greater power to intentionally threaten or harm the weaker one. This power struggles usually takes place over a sustained period of time and has the potential to escalate into violence. Bullying can harm indivduals, families, schools and communties. For more information please see http://www.cyberbullyinghelp.com
Does My Son Have An Eating Disorder?
Does Your Son Have An Eating Disorder? Often people think of anorexia and a vision of a girl pops into our mind. However, there are many young men who also suffer from poor body image and develop eating disorders. This article contains tips to spot an eating disorder with your son and methods to overcome and prevent it. Get the facts on eating issues and disorders here. You will be glad you did. http://www.AskAuntieArtichoke.com
Teaching & Modeling Empowerment (EXPERT)
How does a parent, grandparent, mentor or teacher model empowerment and confidence to the kids in their circle of influence? The primary way anything is taught to children is through modeling. We show them the behavior we desire. From the
Learning Disabled Teens & Teasing (EXPERT)
Learning Disabled Teens And Teasing – No Easy Answers Parents, teachers, extended family and neighbors recognize the special challenges of those who love and teach learning disabled children and adults. They are usually sensitive, kind and giving as small children.