The specifics of setting boundaries will vary from parent to parent and from child to child. The maturity of the child and the value system of the family will influence what the boundaries are. There are some guiding principles, though, that can help parents determine where the boundaries should be. Continue reading
If you have a young child in your home, then you are probably familiar with Lightning McQueen. Even if you do not have children, you may simply be a fan of animated movies. In either case, you would know that Lightning McQueen is the anthropomorphic race car that stars in the Cars movie series and related videos. While the primary audience for Cars consists of preschoolers and elementary school students, there are life lessons presented that are relevant for all ages. Continue reading
Yes, parenting a young child can be exhausting. You may collapse into bed every night after exerting all your energy in caring for your children. That’s the reality. But do not wish away the reality in favor of some fantasy. Continue reading
Caring for a child while working from home may be ambitious, but it is not impossible. By recognizing the challenges and establishing a strategy, you can make it work to your benefit and the benefit of your child.
Unfortunately, many parents allow career ambitions, community involvements, and personal interests to rob them of valuable time with their children. While those things are important, they should not be allowed to supplant your relationship with your child. Continue reading
You and your child will both reap the benefits of charitable giving. You will experience the joy and satisfaction that comes from generosity, and your child will learn the value of thinking of others. Ideally, it will be just the start of a lifelong practice of participating in charitable causes.