Category Archives for "Opinion"
We all want to do what’s best for our child — after all, we’re their ultimate support system and role model. Our actions during their development, can greatly influence their well-being. Based on a personal experience of mine, I wanted to share the connection between a healthy weight and self-esteem. How is it that they’re […]Continue reading
I’m on a new crusade against the word Tomboy. If I get my way, I’ll cut it out of every dictionary. It’s all because of my own parenting challenge with my teenage children. Breaking Gender Roles My oldest child is artistic, creative and sensitive (and still cries when upset or angry). Child 1 has spent […]Continue reading
If you have kids above the age of 2, you probably know a lot more facts about Disney characters than you ever thought possible. It’s more than likely that you bring them up in adult conversation, as if they are fascinating bits of gossip worth socially sharing. Did you know that Mulan and Jasmine both have […]Continue reading
If you’ve been a mom or dad for more than three minutes you’ve most likely experienced the guilt that comes with parenting. Suddenly you see life through the lens of “Am I doing enough? Are they happy? Healthy? Do they know I love them?” It’s natural to worry from time to time. It shows that […]Continue reading
“All she does is cry.” My son was not too impressed with his new sister. Warned by peers who had been there before, I hadn’t promised him a friend or a playmate… or even someone who he would have anything in common with. (Unless of course his hobbies included bringing up milk and pooping around […]Continue reading