It is only natural for parents to be supportive of friendships that promote their children’s growth and welfare. However, they should also be aware of other interactions that their kids may have outside the home, just to make sure that their children are establishing connections that would only be beneficial in their journey to become successful and well-mannered adults. Here are ways to help your children nurture friendships that enrich their lives.
Stop, Listen, and Empathize
While we continue to see progress in the fight against the global pandemic, reports about the rise of new variants are beginning to make people feel uneasy once again. This can give rise to a new wave of anxiety, stress, and feelings of uncertainty that may not be sensed at first glance, but can be visible to those who have a strong connection towards the person who is burdened with these emotions. With some areas enforcing lockdown mandates, providing emotional support becomes crucial in preserving one’s well-being. For families, positive parenting through listening and empathy can be a great solution to combat negativity.
Growing Up Gritty Instilling Strength of Character in Children In the context of behavior, "grit" is...
Striving for Parental Efficacy
As a parent, you don’t have to be perfect, but you have to be effective. You have to be open to all sorts of possibilities and scenarios as you take on the challenge of raising kids, and each experience will put your parenting skills to the test. The first step in becoming an effective parent is acknowledging the fact that what might work in one situation won’t necessarily solve another problem. Some may say that having “parenting instincts” is innate, but it is not advisable to rely only on hunches especially where your kids are concerned.
Making Sense of Maturity Navigating Puberty Published: June 9, 2021 Photo by: Tabitha Graves Many parents wish that time will stop and they can keep their little ones as they...
Taking Up the Fight Against Bullying
Rise Up with Love Taking Up the Fight Against Bullying Published: June 3, 2021 photo by Tabitha Graves Parents are naturally protective of their kids. They do everything...
Advantages of Keeping a Family Journal
Chronicling Life The Advantages of Keeping a Family Journal Published: May 6, 2021 Photo by Sara Haley Life gives families countless opportunities to make beautiful memories...
Family Media Use Plan
Consuming Content Responsibly Regulating Your Family's Media Diet Through a Family Media Use Plan Published: April 23, 2021 photo by Laura Elizabeth Technology has been lauded...
Managing Your Kids Anger
Diffusing the Emotional Bomb Managing Your Child's Anger Published: April 14, 2021 Image by Rachel Cho There are good days and there are bad days. It is normal to get angry when...
Risks of Sharenting
Keeping It Low-Key "Sharenting" Risks and Protecting Your Child's Precious Moments Published: April 12, 2021 Photo by @koyourichan With more people staying in isolation for...
Teaching Kids Respect
A Lesson in Respect Raising Children with an Appreciation for Life Published: March 25, 2021 photo c/o Everyday Adventure Fam As they age, children experience their world...
Understanding and Coping with Parental Burnout
Keeping the Fire Burning Understanding and Coping with Parental Burnout Published: March 17, 2021 photo c/o @jan_twentii Being a mom or a dad to children may be a dream to many, but...
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