How to Teach Your Child Respect?

Teach your child respect

Disrespectful children and the idea of teaching children to show respect is a widely discussed topic, but what do we really do when we teach respect? Read on. A while back I did a little survey in my parenting support group on Facebook, where I asked parents to describe the behavior of a respectful child, […]

The ONLY 2 Things Your 2-Year-Old Really Needs

The ONLY 2 Things Your 2-Year-Old Really Needs

The Terrible Twos are coined “Terrible Twos” because it’s a challenging, hard period. Both on us, parents, and on our little ones. But it really doesn’t have to be this way. Read on. If you’ve been following me for a while now, you know how much I believe in the power of knowledge; and in […]

How to Help Your Emotional Child

As parents, we are right there next to our little ones, in laughter and joy, but also in sadness, grief, and pain. Here’s what we can do to really help our children through unpleasant emotions. Wherever I go, whether online or face-to-face interactions, I seem to stumble upon the phrases “negative feelings” and “positive feelings”. […]

The Underlying Truth about Teaching Children to Say “I’m Sorry”

The Underlying Truth of Teaching Children to Say “I’m Sorry”

All too often do we ask our children to apologize, to say sorry. But how many times do they apologize? How many times do they actually mean it? And even when they do – what good is in it? Here is the true nature of apologizing, and what we should teach our little ones instead. […]

1 Powerful Tip to Handle Tantrums

Handle tantrums with this simple trick

Handle tantrums with this one tip. Practice it for a while and never handle a tantrum again. I was told recently that my articles are way too long, so I’m trying a shorter version! Here it is: a story and a conclusion. Yesterday, when my 2.5 year old and I came back home, he asked […]

Observation Without Evaluation

Observation Without Evaluation

Observation without evaluation is the highest form of human intelligence, noted the Indian philosopher Krishnamurti.  The human brain doesn’t like not knowing; not knowing is a form of weakness, danger that triggers our defense mechanisms, prompting us to do something to change the situation. To walk into familiar grounds, and be able to control the […]