• Why finishing 4th beats winning
    by Amelia Williams on November 20, 2017 at 3:08 am

    Winning is great! We love it when our kids win a game or a race. It’s great to see their faces light up when they win. Winning is a good feeling. Winning means they’re doing well. It’s equated with success. It’s … The post Why finishing 4th beats winning appeared first on Parenting Ideas. […]

  • 21 boy-friendly parenting tips and strategies
    by Michael Grose on November 12, 2017 at 2:00 pm

    Surprise, surprise! Boys and girls are different. Whether it’s nature or nurture is largely irrelevant. The point is that boys and girls do best when their parents respond to the specific needs of their gender, rather than use a one … The post 21 boy-friendly parenting tips and strategies appeared first on Parenting Ideas. […]

  • 21 girl-friendly parenting tips and strategies
    by Michael Grose on November 6, 2017 at 8:00 pm

    There are a number of factors that we need to consider when we are raising and educating girls. It is part nature and part nurture. From biological differences, such as brain development and hormones, to societal differences such as gender … The post 21 girl-friendly parenting tips and strategies appeared first on Parenting Ideas. […]

  • When does a habit become a pattern that stays for life?
    by Michael Grose on October 30, 2017 at 12:20 am

    Ever wished you had your time over again? Recently, I was speaking to Jeremy, a colleague, who wished he had his time as a parent over again. He told me how his twenty-two year old son was drifting from job … The post When does a habit become a pattern that stays for life? appeared first on Parenting Ideas. […]

  • This is the worst day ever!
    by Michael Grose on October 23, 2017 at 2:49 am

    Recently, Debra (not her real name), a mother of two children, told me how her 10 year old son would often exaggerate his woes with comments such as ‘This is the worst day ever’ when he came in the door … The post This is the worst day ever! appeared first on Parenting Ideas. […]

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