5 Ways You Can Raise Kids With Grit

Grit is a parenting buzzword you may have already come across of late. It is defined as “perseverance and passion for long-term goals” by psychologist Angela Duckworth and colleagues, who extensively studied grit as a personality trait. Based on their research, they concluded that grit is a better predictor of success than IQ or talent. […]

8 Things You Can Do If Your Child Doesn’t Listen To You

Pre-parenthood, single people visualize having children as a beautiful, organic, and ideal phase of life. Having children that pretend that they are deaf and you don’t exist must have never crossed anyone’s minds–that is, until they finally cross that bridge, and inevitably feel like they want to burn that bridge down. When your child doesn’t […]

7 Ways You Can Raise Positive Thinking Kids

“We get to decide what we believe, we get to choose how we feel.” This is a lesson that takes a lifetime to learn. Teaching our children to guide their thoughts according to how they feel empowers them. It lets them realize that when bad things happen, they have a choice on how to respond […]

7 Things You Can Try to Soothe Your Crying Baby

As a first-time mom, there is nothing more worrisome for me than to see my baby crying. Even after I had changed his nappies, burped him, made sure he was fed, didn’t have fever, kept the room at a comfortable temperature, and basically addressed everything I thought he needed–he still wouldn’t stop crying. Luckily, throughout […]