Parenting & Pregnancy

Have You Got Competitive Mom Syndrome?

Who are Competitive Moms? Mothers who go to extraordinary lengths to ensure that their children outdo others in academics, sports, hobbies, etc. Competitive moms push their children so much that they

How to be a Happy Working Dad

Did You Know... that according to the 2003-2011 American Time Use Survey, fathers spent 7.3 hours per week with their children in 2011 as compared to 2.5 hours in 1965. Gone are the days when me

How to Deal with Pushy Parents

Did You Know? Researches have proved that when parents (read: pushy parents) get involved in every little task or situation involving their kid, these kids actually excel in their performance, do

How to Handle Your Child's First Crush

I'm sure that if you rewound the past many years, you'd have something to smile about as the vague (or vivid) image of your very first crush materializes in your mind's eye. Some of us have an amusing

How to Get your Kids to Listen to You

Parenting is a challenging role, because it shapes the character and behavior of children. However, at times, it may also drive you to your wit's end. It's important to remember that there's no perfec

Dealing with Difficult Children

The child who acts unlovable is the child who most needs to be loved. ~ Cathy Rindner Tempelsman Childhood is a period of wide ranging experiences and emotions. Childhood is about gamboling arou

Discipline Mistakes Most Parents Make

Parenting is...losing and winning love everyday! To be a parent is to be judged by the day and loved by the night. It is a job that you sign up for without knowing much about it. The milestone momen

How to Be a Good Parent

Knowledge on how to raise kids these days is something every parent needs to come equipped with. You can either take advice from those who have kids, or from your own parents. The problem is, the same

How to Deal with Parental Favoritism

The Favored Child ...... may struggle with intimate relationships in the future when he feels that no one can love him as his parents did. An ideal world would comprise parents loving their chil

Parenting Teenage Boys

Watching your innocent son slowly transform into a blooming teenager can be fascinating and, at the same time, challenging. It is an equally difficult time for the teenagers too. An oft experienced sc

Yelling at Kids

My Mother the Yeller When I was a kid, my mother did a good deal of yelling at my sister and me. Don’t misunderstand - she was a good mom, and I wouldn’t trade her for the world. (I might make a

Causes of Teen Suicides

According to a study, more than 90% teens who attempted suicide said little or no parental care and understanding led them to take this extreme step. Adolescence has always been a period of conf

Issues you may Face with Stepchildren

With a rise in the number of divorces and an increase in second marriages, combined families are not so unusual anymore. There are several families which have step parenting dynamics in place. Introdu

Second Child Syndrome

When you became aware of your first pregnancy, you probably were exuberant and did everything right from avoiding caffeine, to taking your vitamins at the right time, to going for yoga classes regular