Articles about raising children


How to teach children good behavior

Last updated: 05/08/2019

Before we have children of our own, we see people withchildren that seem uncontrollable, and we think, “I would NEVER let my kids do that!” But in all reality, we have no idea...

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10 Ways to Be a Happier Mother

Last updated: 05/08/2019

One of my step-daughters is and has been my role model for how to live and more specifically, how to be a mother. She raised her children in an easy-going manner: her style is...

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How to Raise a Moral, Responsible Child -- without Punishment

Last updated: 04/30/2019

"Parents who are serious about raising children to be decent people spend an awful lot of time guiding them. It's not enough for us to have good values; these values must be...

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Why Our Tweens Really Need To Feel Our Love And Attention Now | A Parenting Resources Guide - Hand in Hand Parenting

Last updated: 04/29/2019

Your child is growing and things are changing. The dynamic at home shifts. Sometimes this feels wonderful. Like, when your child shows accomplishment mastering things he or she...

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Why hobbies are important for us mums

Last updated: 03/06/2019

To me, being a mother is one the most incredible things that you can ever do with your life. However, it’s also one of the most challenging particularly when it’s combined with...

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The A-Z of Parenting Noises - Part One - Life, Love and Dirty Dishes

Last updated: 02/13/2019

The job of raising children is not a quiet one.  My kids only seem to have one volume and that’s full blast.  It’s something you get used to, the constant sounds, the parenting...

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40 before 40: Random acts of kindness - Five Little Doves

Last updated: 01/28/2019

Back when I was 29, I remember stumbling across an article on line, “30 things to do before you’re 30”, and having a last minute panic as I realised I had never played the...

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Our Throwaway Culture - raising children to consume wisely

Last updated: 01/20/2019

‘Our Throwaway Culture’ is the first in a series of beautiful how-to publications aimed at parents on raising children to take care of the natural world, their communities and...

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Setting Up a Small Business While Raising Little Ones - Emma and 3 Saves

Last updated: 01/09/2019

In life, we are often encouraged to follow one of two paths – pursuing a career or focusing on creating a family and raising children. Sure, this sounds prettyoutdated. There...

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Raising children: The universal struggle of letting go (motherhoodtherealdeal)

Last updated: 12/06/2018

I don’t know what’s been happening lately, but all I see in my amazing daughter every time I look into her eyes is how fast she is growing up. I think it’s something to do with...

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