Simple Tips to Get the Kids Moving

Simple Tips to Get the Kids Moving

To get the children moving, physical exercise needs to start at home!  One of the most important lessons to teach your children is the importance of developing a healthy exercise habit. By encouraging your child to may also help you to stay in shape and avoid gaining extra pounds each year. Children whose parents can […]

Dining out with Kids

Dining out with Kids

Given our hectic lifestyles, it is not suprising to find that people are eating out more in restaurants rather than cooking at home. It is estimated the average household spends 40% of its food budget on eating out and away from home. This is pretty worrying as prepared meals are not healthy and we have […]

3 High-Tech Ways to Keep Track of Your (rebellious) Teen

3 High-Tech Ways to Keep Track of Your (rebellious) Teen

When your teen was younger, you were able to get away with helicopter parenting, but now that he has reached his teen years, that approach will only push him further away. Instead aim to practice a different approach: submarine parenting. With this strategy, you aim to give your kids the freedom they yearn for while […]

5 ways to be a more effective parent

5 ways to be a more effective parent

Are you an effective parent? Do your children listen to you? Do you enjoy spending quality time with your child? In this article in the Washington Post, there are five ways that can help you to become a  more effective parent. Cultivate a family value system. Prioritize self-care. Create strong but kind boundaries and routines. Don’t take […]

New Sleep Guideline for Children

New Sleep Guideline for Children

Sleep is important for people of all ages to stay in good health especially children. The American Academy of Sleep Medicine, with the help of a panel of experts, has released its first ever official recommendations for how much sleep children need. “Sleep is essential for a healthy life, and it is important to promote healthy sleep habits […]