Why is it that women feel obligated to answer personal questions just because they're asked? There are better ways and worse ways of dealing with unwanted questions and comments. Following are a few scenarios that you may encounter:
Young children naturally want to do what they want when they want, so guiding children can be challenging. Learn why limits are an important part of your parenting toolbox and how to set them effectively.
Love is more than a wonderful gift to give your children; it's also good insurance. Showing your love tells them they are worthy of love and respect and shapes their expectations of how others treat them.
Although acne is "merely" a superficial skin disease, it's possible that it causes teenagers more misery than all other diseases combined. Developing sometimes when kids are as young as 11, and lasting into early adulthood, chronic skin problems wear on on the fragile self-esteem and mood common among adolescents.
Power struggles create distance and hostility instead of closeness and trust. Learn 18 ways you can eliminate power struggles and encourage cooperation and harmony with these positive parenting tips.
Isaac was riding his tricycle and I was walking along side him and it came to me. I have the best son in the world. He is happy and healthy. He loves with his whole heart, and has never truly had it broken.
Children develop their identity by learning to know what they like about their environment, their way of dressing, their way of relating to others and the world.
When a baby finds that her signals are validated and responded to appropriately, that troubles are soothed and pleasure enhanced, she begins to sense that her feelings, expressions, of her very being, are of value and important. A baby learns that she counts for something. This is the foundation of the development of self-esteem -- a combination of who you are, how you feel about yourself, and what you think about your future potential.
It's the age old question, "Will my body ever be the same after childbirth?" Yes and no. Motherhood can make women look and feel even stronger than before. "Muscle memory" is a term that many athletes use again and again when talking about making a come back after pregnancy.