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

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

Routine or no routine? Consider these four points before you make...

Establishing a good balance between routine and spontaneity in a child’s life can be rather challenging for parents. As newborns we may observe them...

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

Parenting with Joanne10 thoughts that can help you determine your stand on this matter.It's always a joy for a parent to witness their...

Making the best of television time with your toddler; 6 points...

Parenting with JoanneThere are many ideas in relation to television and children; the common one being ‘long hours of television is bad’. And I...

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

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

8 simple ways to ignite the creative spirit in your child

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

Mom and dad in parenting; 5 areas that require this unmistaken...

Parenting with JoanneIn an age when growing up with a single parent is rather common, it is hard to imagine the ideal of a...

How to take away from the stress around exams! 5 points...

Parenting with JoanneAs the school calendar rolls into exam time, it is not uncommon for parents and children to feel some amount of pressure...

Pets or no pets; 4 points to consider

Parenting with JoanneIf you are a parent and have a pet at home, you know as well as I do that it isn’t an...

Learning Difficulties and Parental Support; 8 things you need to bear...

Parenting with JoanneA learning difficulty typically affects the processes involved in acquiring knowledge and using skills to the normal level expected of those of...

Five Ways To Make Your Home ‘Toddler Friendly’

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

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

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