Follow the Rules – Why is My Child not Doing What They are Told

follow the rules

In a perfect world, children would listen to their parents without a second thought. Unfortunately, the world is nowhere near perfect and kids don’t always do as they are told. The good news is that, as a parent, there is light at the end of the tunnel. Read on to learn how to get your child to follow the rules without bribing, threatening or screaming. Follow the Rules – Why My Child isn’t Doing What They are Told Be Adaptable No two children the same. It’s for that reason that you … Continue reading

Become a Frugal Parent – Money Doesn’t Grow on Trees

Frugal Parent

The secret is out and it’s been out for some time, raising children is expensive. Parents today are a little bit more challenged and making ends meet is much harder than it was for their parents and grandparents.  The good news is that there ARE ways to becoming a frugal parent to make parenting less expensive. Saving money is probably easier than you think. Just follow a few of these tips and save for a rainy day. How To Become a Frugal Parent Teaching Value to Children Did you grow up … Continue reading

Fear of Insects and Bugs in Children – How We Deal

Dealing with fears our children may have is a struggle to find solutions. If your child has a fear of insects and bugs, it can be hard to handle. My daughter is afraid of all things creepy and crawly since she was small. The issue started with ants and gradually got worse, flies, moths, spiders. If it crawls or flies, she is scared. I am sure we all have fears we have trouble dealing with. Mine is spiders, snakes and mice. As a parent with fears, I am trying to help … Continue reading

Eye Care – When Your Child’s Specialist Fails Their Eyes

Eye Care

Our daughter was born with a lazy eye, we noticed when she was a few months old. Eye care is very important at any age.  Yes, My Child Wears Glasses is all about how we noticed that my child would one day need to have her vision corrected. Our daughter has been seeing a specialist since she was about a year old. We tried taking her to our Optometrist but she just wouldn’t sit still. The eye tests were different. Not like the exam, she was accustomed too when she … Continue reading

Back to School Preparation Tips

Back-to-school

It is that time of year again when summer begins to wind down and we begin to prepare our children for back to school. Not only are we preparing our children, but preparing ourselves for the weeks ahead. Getting reading for back to school isn’t just about buying clothes and supplies but about schedules. During the summer we never followed any schedules unless we had plans for the day. Sleeping in and staying up late occurred often. Well, not for me, I am usually always up early. With only a … Continue reading

The Empowered Child vs The Entitled Child -Leadership Equals Results

The Empowered Child vs The Entitled Child

The Empowered child vs the Entitled Child. What kind of child do you want to raise? Leadership skills determine the results. Raising children is not an easy part of life, each day is a new learning experience. As parents, we set the examples and must follow through for the outcome you want in your child’s behaviour. If you have an empowered child, they will be independent, have goals and enthusiasm to enjoy life. Entitles children will be dependent on you for every need and want becoming bossy and unhappy at times. … Continue reading