Want to have a baby? Make financial plans for the big day

This is a guest post from Laura Cecil. My dad used to quip that “Babies are like used cars – easy to get but expensive to maintain.” Having three children myself now, I can see the truth to his … [Read more...]

How I Discovered My 8-Year Old Needs Glasses

There is a trend of children wearing spectacles earlier than we did in my generation. To be honest, I didn’t expect J, our eight years old, to wear glasses at such a young age. I found out J needs … [Read more...]

Have you lost control of your child?

One child throws tantrums a few times a day... every day. Another steals things from school and tries to hide the incident from parents. I don't make this up. These are real stories... from … [Read more...]

The Song That Summarizes What I Want My Children to Learn

This is a very touching song. My heart is filled with love and warmth every time I listen to it. The song was introduced to me by a friend. When I first heard this song I was mesmerized by the … [Read more...]

Help Your Kids Love Reading

When you help your kids to love reading, you provide a gift that will enrich their personal and professional lives for years to come. Even though teachers play an important role, parents are a child's … [Read more...]

Top Parenting Traps You Don’t Want to Fall Into

If you are not careful, you will be a victim to one of these parenting traps. With the influence of friends and the powerful media, it’s so easy to fall into these traps. And the scary thing is you … [Read more...]