Category: Family

  • Navigating the Discourse on Discipline: A Guide for Warrior Parents

    Parents, gather around, because the time has come to delve into the hot topic that slides into our DMs every day. You might want to sit down for this one. At the very least, brace yourselves. It’s time to talk about that “d” word. Yes: Discipline. Discipline is a tricky subject. Everyone has their own […]
  • Navigating Parenting: Striking the Right Balance Between Control and Autonomy

    When parents hear that their children need them to take charge at home, but an authoritative parenting style might be harmful, they often find themselves in a perplexing situation. Parents may feel torn between the advice that control is beneficial and the realization that an authoritarian parenting approach could be detrimental to their children. How […]
  • 10 Key Features of a Healthy Relationship

    When certain characteristics are evident between a couple, it’s often a positive sign of a healthy and happy relationship. Relationships are continually evolving, but having some understanding of what sustains a healthy one can guide the way forward. Key Points 1. Take Time to Understand Each Other: In healthy relationships, building a friendship and showing […]
  • Building Strong and Lasting Relationships: The PACT Approach

    Successful relationships aren’t built on grand gestures or declarations. What truly makes a relationship strong and enduring is the effort you put into it. It involves developing and maintaining a secure functioning relationship and finding a partner with whom you feel safe and open. Defining a Secure Functioning Relationship According to Dr. Stan Tatkin, one […]
  • The Adverse Effects of Corporal Punishment on Children

    There is near-consensus in the scientific community that corporal punishment has negative effects on children, sparking interest in educating parents about its potential harms. Attempts to reduce parents’ use of corporal punishment, often referred to as spanking, through online education, may only succeed when directly addressing parental beliefs. Our conclusions stem from an experiment we […]
  • Celebrating Baby’s First Christmas: Initiating 12 Meaningful Traditions

    The arrival of a baby reshapes the essence of Christmas, marking a transition from being a child reveler to the orchestrator of enchantment for a new life. This shift in perspective ushers in the desire to craft enduring traditions that add splendor to the season without overwhelming the celebratory spirit. Here are twelve meaningful traditions […]
  • Five Things Healthy Families Do

    I have a new family. It’s impossible to eat healthy and exercise! Does this sound familiar to you? It’s a common excuse for new parents. However, it’s worrisome. You may change their lives, but they will not. It is not healthy to raise children in an environment where video games, TV and poor nutrition are […]
  • Preparing Children for Pediatric Visits: A Guide for Parents

    August is National Health Month, presenting a perfect opportunity to consider how to help children prepare for visits to the pediatrician. It’s safe to say that a trip to the pediatrician rarely ranks high on children’s wish lists. Whether it’s a routine checkup or due to illness, pediatric visits often involve shots, examinations, or other […]
  • Simplify Parenting with These Five Positive Parenting Hacks

    Positive parenting is a method that builds on mutual respect, treating your child like a human being with feelings, the ability to reason and make decisions. Positive parenting means saying goodbye to “because I told you so” and instead modeling good communication skills. positive parenting is based on the idea that by showing our children […]
  • Navigating a Night of Frights: 31 Kid-Friendly Halloween Movies

    Dive into the enchanting world of family-friendly Halloween movies, offering a delightful mix of old and new, available for streaming on Netflix or free online viewing. Whether you choose to rent them or enjoy during the fall season, these films promise a spooktacular experience for your little ones. Best Halloween Movies for Kids: Embark on […]