10 Things You Should Say to Your Kids Everyday

We can never run out of things to say to our kids. “Did you finish your homework?” “Don’t forget to eat your veggies!” “Please pack away your toys.” “Who finished the candy?” “Okay, that’s enough TV!” And the list goes on! But sometimes we get so lost in our day-to-day activities that our words and […]

Are You Bribing or Rewarding Your Kids?

I have a fear of becoming one of those parents who bribes their kids for everything. Someone who has to offer something every time they want their kids to do something. But, I also like rewarding them. What if they passed all their exams and I want to show them how proud I am? Is it an […]

Breaking the Thumb Sucking Habit

If you’ve got some thumb suckers in your family, and are at a loss at what to do, here’s what you should not do. Don’t use wasabi–the little ones just wash it off. Don’t use band-aids–oh, the kids will convince you that the band-aids are working for a while, but the minute your back is turned, they’ll […]

How to Make Chores Fun for Your Kids

Whenever we say the dreaded line, “Okay kids, it’s time to do chores,” we’re usually met either with groans, moans, whining, or the timely, “I need to go to the bathroom, mom.” Can you relate? Of course you can! Because this is real life, and nobody likes chores. We don’t even like it, so how can […]