Tag Archives: Parenting Skills

Parenting Detox!

After a nice and long holiday we often come back relaxed and a better parent because we don’t have to worry about rushing out the door in the morning, getting to appointments or activities and remembering 101 things. But why not next year a special year and start with a Parenting Detox.  What do we mean by this? Well, start to do things differently, stop doing things that don’t work and start doing new things that will lead to a positive change! Continue reading

Parenting Tips: Why your kids need hugs every day!

At ParentingSuccess we love to share great Parenting Tips to help your family life be as harmonious as possible.  In today’s world family life can be very busy with routines, attending to chores and running around to a wide variety of after school activities.  So often we are focused on WHAT needs to be done and HOW rather than the WHY?  So let’s make sure that we remind ourselves and our family every day how much we love them; we can do this with a very small but powerful tool, a HUG. Continue reading

Allowing your Kids to Bored is GOOD!

One of the things I hear parents talk about a lot is that children become really reliant on them to entertain them.  Would you like your child to be more independent?  Do you find your child is desperate for your attention?  Do you feel guilty and frustrated by this?  Read on for some great Parenting Tips to help overcome some of these challenges. Continue reading

Why you SHOULD manage your children’s screen time

One of the hot topics parents ask me about all the time is managing their children’s exposure to technology.  Technology is a great invention in many ways, it gives us the opportunity to stay in touch and to find information at the touch of a button. However, it can also be really dangerous and too much exposure to screens can have a large impact on your child’s development both academically and socially.

If you are worried that your child is spending more time staring at a screen than playing, then you are not alone. Continue reading