4 Tips to Help Your Kids Deal with Failures Turning Them into Success Milestones

4 Tips to Help Your Kids Deal with Failures Turning Them into Success Milestones

You know what would follow when your kid decides to try a new skill. You understand that initial difficulties in mastering the skill independently would frustrate his little brain. And he would question his abilities or take the matter personally. You know the thought process going on within his head. And you know how this process will conclude. In a tantrum! You brace yourself for the upcoming tantrum. Or maybe […]

Playing with Kids? 4 Signs You are Doing It All Wrong and Ways to Improve

Playing with Kids? 4 Signs You are Doing It All Wrong and Ways to Improve

So you are a good parent and you keep plenty of time unscheduled for your kids so they can enjoy themselves in free time. You understand the importance of these activities for your child’s confidence, grit, and social skills. What’s more! You try to match your free time with theirs so you can spend time with them. You have designated space and toys just so your kids have all the […]

4 Reasons to not Quit Nagging Your Children to Help around the Home (and 5 Tips to Up Your Game)

4 Reasons to not Quit Nagging Your Children to Help around the Home (and 5 Tips to Up Your Game)

After succeeding at home championship of shouting match you thought that now your son will help clean the garden. But you were wrong. And the worst part is that this result was not surprising. The behavior of these kids! You sometimes seriously think about changing your expectations and include more chores to your own routine. After all, it is easier to walk the dog for fifteen minutes a day yourself […]

Parenting Lessons I Learnt from my Loooong (ahem) Illness

Okay! Okay! It wasn’t that long. I was bound to my bed only for the better part of January. Yet, as you can imagine, it disturbed my life at home and at work.   Just imagine you are so ill that you cannot lift your head from your pillow and your toddler/preschooler/pre-tween/or tween wants all that attention from you that was his right before the illness. You feel incapable and […]

6 Reasons Your Kid is a LOSER and What YOU Can Do About It

Sorry to disappoint you. I know what you believe about your kid’s success. How highly you thought about them. And what great dreams you have for them. But I have to break it to you that all your beliefs are grounded in perceptions which have nothing to do with reality. Your talks are clueless. And your dreams are fantasies never going to make their way into the real world. You […]

5 Ways to Save Your Sanity as a Working Mom

‘So you were the bitch, again?’ ‘How could you yell at your kid for the third time in a day even after promising yourself you won’t?’ ‘No mother is as harsh as you are. Seriously you didn’t deserve the privilege of mothering such an adorable kid.’ This is my inner critique shouting at me every time I fail to remain calm at apparently innocent actions of my child. Do your […]