September 2011 Blog Posts (13)

Chores For Kids of Different Ages



There are chores that we can give to our children which are appropriate for their age. Not all kids are the same that is why as a parent, we must be keen enough to identify their needs and address them properly. Every child is unique in his own way. The first person that should know that is the mother. Mostly, it is the mothers who have the privilege to see their children grow and the changes they exhibit. That is why they are the ones who are privileged to care for their child. In…

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Added by Familyigloo Editor on September 28, 2011 at 5:03pm — No Comments

What Is Facebook Doing To Our Kids?

What Is Facebook Doing To Our Kids?

By Felicity Baker





I recently was talking to a friend's son who does some babysitting. He was looking after some children a few nights earlier and was a bit shocked to learn the 8-year-old has Facebook! Apparently she is chatting with all these people she doesn't even know... yet they are all "so nice". I think when a teenage boy thinks it is a bit weird,…

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Added by Familyigloo Editor on September 28, 2011 at 5:01pm — No Comments

Five Parenting Tips To Get Your Child To Behave in A Supermarket

Five Parenting Tips To Get Your Child To Behave in A Supermarket

By Mark Arrollado





My wife and I just love bringing our almost 3-year-old son to go shopping. Our friends call us crazy, because they think no one can predict when the kids will go mad in a supermarket. To avoid any embarrassing situations at all, they prefer to keep their children at home.

Not us. Well, perhaps we're lucky, because our son is generally obedient. Yes, there are times too when he…

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Added by Familyigloo Editor on September 20, 2011 at 6:27pm — No Comments

10 Parenting Tips To Help You Be Firm - Because Certainty Is The Key In Disciplining Your Child

10 Parenting Tips To Help You Be Firm - Because Certainty Is The Key In Disciplining Your Child

By Mark Arrollado





Let me start with a lesson that my wife and I learned. My wife doted on our son very much. She couldn't bear to be harsh on him. She always spoke gently to him - even when he refused to cooperate with her and that sometimes got to her nerves.

When disciplining our son or setting limits for him, my wife insisted that she could still be soft. Our son…

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Added by Familyigloo Editor on September 20, 2011 at 6:25pm — No Comments

What To Do When Your Teen Won't Talk To You

What To Do When Your Teen Won't Talk To You

By Sherry R Vulgamott





Have you ever seen how your children, especially teenagers behave with other adults, such as a teacher or friend's mom? Does she hang on to that person's every word but ignore you what you say? Does she then compare you to them? Do you ever wonder why that is?

Dr. Phil says, if we don't have a connection with our child then we have…

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Added by Familyigloo Editor on September 20, 2011 at 6:21pm — No Comments

Unmotivated Child? 6 Ways to Get Your Child Going

Unmotivated Child? 6 Ways to Get Your Child Going

by Debbie Pincus, MS LMHC Unmotivated Child? 6 Ways to Get Your Child Going

Why is it so hard to motivate kids? As parents, we often have a funny, inaccurate belief that our children won’t care unless we twist their arms. But the simple truth is…

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Added by Familyigloo Editor on September 20, 2011 at 5:57pm — No Comments

The Reality of a Stay at Home Mom

The Reality of a Stay at Home Mom

By Crystal Newman





Staying at home is not easy. For those of you who have never done this, it is not what you would expect. For the record, I love being home with the kids but it is definitely a job. Contrary to some people's belief, I do not sit at home and eat bon bons all day and watch TV. I am guilty of trying to start a work at home business, take care of my children and the household, and find ways to make our day…

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Added by Familyigloo Editor on September 20, 2011 at 5:43pm — No Comments

Is Motherhood for You?

Is Motherhood for You?

By Mary Ahearn





Child psychology was my major in college along with Early Childhood Education as my minor. However, I do not consider myself an expert in the field of psychology, but I had a strong desire to be a good teacher and a good mother. I enjoyed every minute of raising my two children, a boy and a girl. I read every recommended book on the best-seller list on raising children, child behavior from birth to teen years, and all the health…

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Added by Familyigloo Editor on September 20, 2011 at 5:41pm — No Comments

The Qualities of a Mom

The Qualities of a Mom

By John Charest





My wife and the mother of my three boys has always been one of my great inspirations.

For the past twenty years I've watched in utter amazement at how she selflessly gives of herself, her love and support to our children and our family in all that she does.

Through all of the ups and downs that life has handed our family, she's held a steady course, unwavering in her dedication and commitment to the success of our…

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Added by Familyigloo Editor on September 20, 2011 at 5:38pm — No Comments

5 Steps to Avoid Stress in Our Relationships - Mother Dearest

5 Steps to Avoid Stress in Our Relationships - Mother Dearest

By Karen Pasqualucci





How to Avoid Stress in our Relationships - Part One

Mother Dearest

Mothers and daughters.

Cue sentimental music and images of quality moments over steaming cups of coffee. Everyone is smiling. Tenderness and respect abounds.

Now back to reality.

Not everyone has a Hallmark card relationship with their mothers. Many grown women, with thriving…

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Added by Familyigloo Editor on September 20, 2011 at 5:35pm — No Comments

4 Strategies For The Mom Entrepreneur

4 Strategies For The Mom Entrepreneur

By Katarzyna Greco





If you're a mom entrepreneur you know what it is like to have a burning desire to be creative, accomplish goals, and make money doing it. Most of you had jobs and careers before starting a family and you're yearning to get back into the mix. Some of you want to start a career for the first time. Either way, you want to do something challenging, yet still have the time to keep your family as your main…

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Added by Familyigloo Editor on September 20, 2011 at 5:33pm — No Comments

How to Teach Your Child Positive Thought Skills

How to Teach Your Child Positive Thought Skills

By Lori Lanphere





Parents understand the value of teaching their children math skills, the alphabet, tying their shoes and instilling social skills. What is less obvious is that children also need assistance in learning positive patterns of thought.

Here are five ways to teach your child the skills of positive thought.

  1. Teach an…
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Added by Familyigloo Editor on September 10, 2011 at 6:20pm — No Comments

Empathy for Kids: Learn How To Be Empathetic And Connect With Your Kids

Empathy for Kids: Learn How To Be Empathetic And Connect With Your Kids

By Adina Soclof





Being empathetic is one of the best people skills around. It also helps us parent more effectively. Many of us have heard of the concept of empathy but do not know how to be empathetic.

Here are 5 ways to help you get started:

1. Listen:

Think of the friends you call for when you have…

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Added by Familyigloo Editor on September 10, 2011 at 6:14pm — No Comments

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