Sure Signs of Poor Parenting

Sure Signs of Poor Parenting
Parenting is not an easy task and there is no handbook one can peruse through for how it should be done every step of the way. It should simply flow naturally. However, there are times when life's frustrations become so much that poor parenting creeps in slowly without notice. Though one may not perceive a certain trait as poor parenting, the effect such can have on a child can destroy his or her life forever. Since no parent wants to bring up a child who regrets having him/her as a father or mother respectively, it is important to beware of the signs of poor parenting and correct them as soon as they set in.

How to Discipline Your Child Effectively Now

How to Discipline Your Child Effectively Now
When most people hear the word discipline, the first thing that comes to mind is punishment. However, discipline involves education, instruction and correction. Positive discipline has 3 important elements. They include:

Single Parenting Today

Single Parenting Today
With the increasing rate of divorce and women's personal choices of the alternative methods of conceiving, single parenting has become more common than not in the past couple of years. There are other factors, of course, aside from the ones mentioned above. Many celebrities and other famous people are known to be single parents; it's not a trend at all but it's a fact that raising a child on your own can be really tough.

When It's Time for Your Children to Leave Home

When It's Time for Your Children to Leave Home
Children leaving home is often a source of major readjustment for many parents. They're often amazed at the extent of their emotions when the time approaches for their children to leave home and go to college, university or on a gap year.

For some parents it can be a struggle to accept that their job is nearly over; they have done a good job, raised a happy, well-balanced child who is now confident enough to go off and explore the world. They know they should be pleased, but several factors often hi-jack their happiness and feelings of satisfaction.