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...

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...

Half a dozen ideas that can help make meal times fun

‘Sit down and eat!!”, “You are not getting up until you finish this meal!!”, “He hardly eats anything… I don’t know what to do…”It’s...

Eye to eye; 5 messages you convey to your child

Parenting with JoannePicture this scene; your two year old tugging at your clothes, from way down below, at the grocery store asking if he...

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

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

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...

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...

6 Simple methods to Enjoy Time with your Toddler

Whether planned or not, parenting comes as a bigger challenge than expected, for most of us. Even with all the needed help, there can...

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...

Language and my toddler – 4 important thought provokers

Parenting with JoanneWe hear of developmental delays and milestone charts and wonder if our child is on par with other children his age. Perhaps...

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...

Consequences VS Punishments; four points to consider

Your teenager breaks curfew again. Your ten year old comes home from school with yet another pencil case missing. Your five year old has...