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How Does Parenting Change With Twins?

Discovering that you’re expecting twins can be equally as exciting as it is nervewracking. Twice the amount of diaper changes, two mouths to feed, twice as many clothes to buy… The list is endless. Sure raising twins is difficult at the start but don’t panic, it does get easier. Watching your babies grow together, hit milestones together, and bond makes …

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Coping With the Stresses of New Parenthood

Being a new parent is one of the single most rewarding things you can do. Nurturing new life that you have created is like a holy gift. You’ll fall in love, over and over again, as you simply gaze at your newborn. Yet with all this joy, new babies are also incredibly stressful. You will sometimes simply not know what …

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5 Ways to raise your kids into culturally aware citizens of tomorrow

We live in a culturally diverse world and whether we admit it or not, it affects every part of our lives – the same way it affects our developing kids. So, how do you raise your kids to become a well-mannered, culturally aware citizen of tomorrow? In this article, we’ll look into some of the ways you can do just …

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Steps to Begin End of Life Planning with Parents

For those with aging parents, having a discussion about end of life planning is not an easy or straightforward task. Creating a path to clear and honest communication, along with understanding a parent’s wishes takes patience as well as knowledge of what should and can be planned out in advance. In many families, end of life planning is not talked …

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How To Teach Your Kids to Save Money Regardless of Age

Some parents think that it might be too early to teach young kids about how to handle money. That they might not be able to get a full grasp of what it means to save for something you want or for emergencies. But even schools have started putting financial literacy in the curriculum for kids as young as 11 years …

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How To Help Your Teen Become a Healthy Adult

One of the most rewarding experiences any parent will ever have is bringing a child into this world. Not only will you have a feeling of satisfaction when you become a parent and raise a child, but being a parent also gives you the chance to learn, develop yourself, and grow as a person. A lot of parents are fascinated …

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Child Safety with Mobile Phones

If you’re a parent, you probably worry what the risks are to your child having their own mobile phone. You likely have thought about the pros and cons, realizing there are solid benefits, but also carries risk. How can you be a responsible, informed parent that prioritizes on safety? Certainly, you will lay down grounds rules for your child, but …

Abstinence makes the heart grow fonder

Despite meaning well, we often deliver the wrong message to our teens. When we caution them to practice “safe sex,” we are actually encouraging them to have sex. They don’t need very much encouragement to follow that advice! And if they do so, they discover far too late that children and teens having sex is like living in the eye …