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...

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...

5 Values that you can teach your young child

Parenting with JoanneAs adults, we have come to understand the importance of values in our own personal lives. They give us direction in the...

Burnout and Parenting: 6 attitudes that can help

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

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...

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...

Making decisions about school?? Ten things to consider

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

All Play and No Work?

As parents with pressing responsibilities around the clock, do we pay attention to our children playing? Yes! I said playing. Is playtime a regular...

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

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

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...

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...

Celebrating Parenthood; 6 reasons to celebrate the journey.

Parenting with JoanneAs yet another mothers’ day rolls into the calendar and many expressions of love are made, why not we as parents, take...