Parenting Articles

Growing Up Gritty Instilling Strength of Character in Children     In the context of behavior, "grit" is defined as "firmness of character; indomitable spirit." Researcher Angela Duckworth pushed this further to include "perseverance and passion for...

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.

Navigating Puberty

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 are. However, days continue to turn to months, and months to years, with...

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 in their power to shield their children from harm and prevent them...
Striving for Parental Efficacy

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.

Navigating Puberty

Navigating Puberty

Making Sense of Maturity Navigating Puberty Published: June 9, 2021     Photo by: Tabitha Graves   Many...

Bridging the Generation Gap

Bridging the Generation Gap

When faced with a situation that highlights the generation gap between you and the other person, remember that you were young once or you will get to your parents’ age, too. Always observe humility and respect in everything that you do.

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