5 questions that parents of preschoolers should ask teachers

  Preschool years essentially serve as a foundation for varying learning experiences that are to come. Very often, though, these early child education years are...

Peer Relationships; What’s My Role As A Parent?

Parenting with Joanne 10 thoughts that can help you determine your stand on this matter. It's always a joy for a parent to witness their...

6 Ways To Help Your Child When Your Partner Moves Away...

Parenting with Joanne Partner’s moving away for work? Here are 6 ways that you can help your child. In today’s world, it has become increasingly...

Five Ways To Make Your Home ‘Toddler Friendly’

Parenting with Joanne So much of effective parenting lies in the ability to identify and affect the details in your child’s areas of development. I...

Making decisions about school?? Ten things to consider

Parenting with Joanne Almost every parent, is taken by surprise as to how fast time flies and how soon the schooling years come into existence...

Literacy and your child; 8 simple steps for the holiday month

Parenting with Joanne Literacy is simply explained as the ability to read and write. In my opinion, a very persistent challenge in a child having...

HOMEWORK and parenting; “What can I do to help”? 5 simple...

Parenting with Joanne Having been a teacher for almost seven years now, I have very often come across parents struggle with this concept of homework,...

Fear and your child: 5 ways to help your child deal...

Parenting with Joanne Fear can be described as an unpleasant feeling caused by the warning of danger, harm or pain. Although children are not born...

5 ways to say “NO” without actually saying it.

Parenting with Joanne If you have been a parent long enough, you would have come across circumstances in which you question your child; “Didn’t I...

Burnout and Parenting: 6 attitudes that can help

Parenting with Joanne Burnout, in parenting can be best described as a feeling of utter helplessness, fatigue, and frustration. We have all been in that...

3 reasons why we DON’T, and why we SHOULD allow ‘walking’

Parenting with Joanne By the time a young child is 15 months old, he or she, in most cases has acquired the coordination needed for...

8 simple ways to ignite the creative spirit in your child

Parenting with Joanne To foster creativity in a child, essentially means to allow many opportunities for the freedom of thought in his life. Creativity, in...