You may or may not have hear of affirmations before. But just in case you didn’t, here’s a definition. Affirmations are the act of asserting something firmly and (sometimes) publicly; emotional support or encouragement. So when we write out a list of affirmations we are asserting to ourselves, the universe, God, and all witnesses thereofContinue reading “Affirmations”

Adoption Facts

Adoption isn’t one of the things we’re thinking about too much this time of year but it’s when it’s most important. Adoption In Numbers In the United States, according to the Adoption Network, there are 428,000 children waiting in foster care. Only about 135,000 children get Into a family each year. Among these children, inContinue reading “Adoption Facts”

Sibling Rivalry

If you have one child or you have brothers and/or sisters you’re probably well away of sibling rivalry even if you’re not familiar with the term. According to Mott Children, “Sibling rivalry is the jealousy, competition and fighting between brothers and sisters.” So why does this even happen ?  The Theory Check out one theory,Continue reading “Sibling Rivalry”

Children And Dieting

Children and Dieting As parents, we just want whatever is best for our kids. When you notice that your child is overweight or shows other negative, diet related signs that they’re unhealthy of course you want to do something about it. Along with exercising more, you may think about putting your kiddo on a diet. ButContinue reading “Children And Dieting”

Parenting Styles

There are four primary types of traditional parenting styles. The styles are based on how supportive and how demanding you are regarding your children. Out of those, keep in mind that psychology says that AUTHORITATIVE parenting is the style that produces the healthiest children.  Supportiveness, or parental responsiveness, is when parents intentionally foster individuality, self-regulation,Continue reading “Parenting Styles”