Archive for May, 2010


Your Parenting Style

Parenting is one area where my husband and I have had our major disagreements. I’ve learned over the years that I actually have something to teach him. But he has stuff to teach me too. It’s a good thing that our children have two parents and not just one. We both have strengths that complement each other. It’s the areas where we are weak that we run into difficulties with our parenting.

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How to Be a Good Parent – Answers to Key Parenting Questions

How do I raise good kids? What is good parenting? Should I smack my child? What do children need? Am I doing the right thing? Will my kids love me? These are some of the vital questions people ask once they have children. Biology turns people into parents before they are fully prepared for the task. And a Birth Certificate is not a qualification of good parenting. Child raising involves skills and attitudes that may not come naturally to many. Discipline is always a challenge. Parenting is a minefield for those who lack confidence. So, How can you be a “Good Parent”? Here are some practical tips from my observations around the world.

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The Internet as a Parenting Resource for New Parents

Using the internet as a powerful tool in acquiring valuable parenting tips for new parents.

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The Parent’s Toolkit: The Pingpong Strategy

Communication between parents and children can often be a power and control dynamic. Parents especially get caught in this kind of situation where the child or adolescent is saying things to which any response by the parent is not effective.

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The Benefits of Shared Parenting

Shared parenting is an arrangement after separation or divorce wherein both parents should continue to have a strong positive presence in their childrens lives. Shared parenting calls for the child or children spending equal or significant amounts of time with each parent.

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