Behaviours as old as time. No matter what, no matter when, no matter where, there are some funny stages all kids go through. Some of them are hilarious, some of them are sometimes embarrassing, some of them can be a bit annoying, but fortunately, they all just come and go. (more…)
Oh… pacifiers. They do bring peace and happiness to the household, don’t they? However, many parents worry their child might become a pacifier-addict who won’t ever want to stop suckling. Well, let’s see what we can find out about pacifiers today! Should we fear them that much? Should we praise them? (more…)
Ideally, parenting would be super easy and every child would be driven, focused and would have a deep love for study. In reality, kids are not always like that, there are some unicorns, sure, but it’s not the most usual thing.
And, as parents, our first response when (or “if”) our child comes home with low grades, might be getting mad, punishing them or restricting their social activities. However, a study carried out by the University of Michigan has just proved this sort of approach actually just makes things worse. In this study, researchers asked the parents of 500 children what they would do if their kid got home with low grades. They sorted the parents’ responses into two categories: punitive and proactive. (more…)
Many kids see bath time as wasted time. This goes on until puberty hits them with “I like this kid from class, so I must smell good”. Been there, done that. So, as always, we want to help out. How? Well, by giving you some guidelines on how to bathe your kid by age! (more…)
Worrying is part of being a parent. The moment we have a kid, we know it’s going to be decades of worrying pretty much all the time. However, kids need privacy, their own space where they can feel free and be themselves. It’s not like they aren’t themselves or comfortable around you. It’s just that… come on, you’re an adult, and they are kids. You are… “OLD”. (more…)
From the creators of 9 Tips to Make Your Kid Sleep Without the Whole Thing Becoming a Drama arrives How to Make Your Kid Get Up Early Without Anyone Crying (Much). We know, we know, it sounds like Sci-Fi. Every time your alarm goes off, you just feel like snoozing forever, but you can’t. You mustn’t. You must get up and deal with… THE KID. Or even THE KIDS. (more…)
Do you remember reading (or rather pretending to read) your favourite stories when you were a little kid? Or begging your parents to read you (just once more!) your favourite book? Learning to read is a big deal for every kid. And for their parents. But when should your kid be able to read a book or a short story? Should you worry or is your kid totally fine?