‘I was an intruder’: what it’s like to be your parents’ least favourite child

‘I was an intruder’: what it’s like to be your parents’ least favourite child

Many mothers and fathers admit to having a preferred child – and experts say that being a sidelined sibling can cause serious problems Diya says she was never in any doubt her...

Feeling Lonely as a Single Parent - Who's the Mummy?

Feeling Lonely as a Single Parent - Who's the Mummy?

With a decade of single parenting under my belt, I can hand on heart say that the toughest thing is feeling lonely as a single parent. I’ve written before about the lack of...

What's Lost When Parents Don't Talk About Social Identity With Their Kids?

What's Lost When Parents Don't Talk About Social Identity With Their Kids?

What's Lost When Parents Don't Talk About Social Identity With Their Kids? What's Lost When Parents Don't Talk About Social Identity With Their Kids? Play-Button-Solid Copy...

What Parents Need to Know About Learning to Read | EdNavigator

What Parents Need to Know About Learning to Read | EdNavigator

How well we read affects us throughout our lives, both in school and out—and the most critical years for learning to read well are the early ones. Many studies from cognitive...

Too Much Social Media Can Harm Teenagers' Mental Health—Studies

Too Much Social Media Can Harm Teenagers' Mental Health—Studies

A new research shows that binging on social media can have a detrimental effect on the mental health of teenagers. The investigation was done by University College London's...

4 rules to live by for feeding a family on a budget

4 rules to live by for feeding a family on a budget

Before you set out to create a food budget, understand why it’s so important to have a financial constraint on your food buying. As families grow in number and children grow in...

How to Have a Better Relationship With Your Teenager

How to Have a Better Relationship With Your Teenager

Whether fair or not, teenagers have somewhat of a bad rap. They’re stereotypically sullen, they talk back and they’re embarrassed by our very existence. Not always, of course,...

Questions Parents Should Ask Their Children About Technology

Questions Parents Should Ask Their Children About Technology

It is important to talk with youth about what they are doing and seeing online. Most of the time, they are using technology safely and responsibly, but sometimes they run into...

Sorry, Parents: There Are Harmful Long-Term Effects When You Lie to Your Kids

Sorry, Parents: There Are Harmful Long-Term Effects When You Lie to Your Kids

There will come a time in every parent’s life when they will tell their kids a white lie. When you were dropped off at preschool, you might even remember your mom telling you...

The secret of calm parenting? Only ask twice! - Thinking Parenting

The secret of calm parenting? Only ask twice! - Thinking Parenting

Being a parent I have discovered that I do not have endless patience. Like a muscle that has been regularly exercised, I hope that my patience has strengthened through raising...

Next-Level Parenting: Being Awesome Even in Divorce

Next-Level Parenting: Being Awesome Even in Divorce

I was an awesome dad. I gave 110% all the time. Yes, I like to take naps, but that was only because I was working a 60-hour a week job and trying to maintain a creative process...

11 Social Media Red Flags Parents Should Know About

11 Social Media Red Flags Parents Should Know About

Parenting, Media, and Everything In Between 11 Social Media Red Flags Parents Should Know About Find out which social media features are cause for concern -- no matter which app...