Showing posts from July, 2019

Introduce Your Child to the Wonderful World of Sports

Introduce Your Child to the Wonderful World of Sports These days getting the kids away from the computer long enough to throw a ball around in the backyard can be quite a challenge.  Even though the worlds of computers and technology can be very beneficial to young people, it is also important to get those kids interested in activities that are a bit more strenuous in nature.  Getting kids involved in sports has a great many advantages, and it is a good idea for parents to at least consider organized sports for their offspring. Organized sports provides kids of all ages with a great many advantages and important life lessons, including the ability to work as part of a team and respect the opinions of others. These skills will of course be very important later in life, and sports are a great way to learn these important lessons in a fun and interesting way. Playing an organized sport is also a great way to develop muscle tone, lose weight, gain fitness and improve eye-hand co

5 Secrets to Parental Success

5 Secrets to Parental Success Parenting is the most important and demanding job on the face of the planet. Children are our future, and parenting is a 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year job that doesn’t really end when they turn eighteen. The goal is to nurture and guide children into well-balanced, secure, and independent lives. Parents are teachers, nurturers, coaches, and providers for their children, but even the most dedicated parent makes mistakes. With so many other stresses and demands in our daily lives, it’s hard to remain focused and give parenting as much attention and energy as it deserves. Keeping the following five basic guidelines in mind can help parents to stay on the path to parental success. Stay Calm —one of the hardest things to remember when parenting is that you are the adult and they are the children. Children are very intuitive and smart. Just as you know how to work around them, they know just exactly which buttons to push on your control pa