It’s that special time of the year to celebrate, appreciate and honour our loving and irreparable mothers. Women are God’s gift to man but mothers are rare gifts on earth.Read More
Parental guidance is one of the most significant aspects that determine the success of a child. This becomes even more crucial for a child who suffers from slow learning and related challenges. Lack of appropriate parental support and understanding could result in extreme frustration and social troubles in a child who has learning disabilities.Read More
This post is for both single and married women. This is not a feminist post, but my view on what I believe every woman should know and practice especially in this 21st century.Read More
It is amazing to know that even adults still bite their nails; some say they do when they are deep in thoughts, scared, anxious or even day dreaming. I often hear people ask this question, ‘can an adult learn new tricks at his old age’?. Children grow into adults with habits formed when growing up. So it is only clever to help crop some habits before they are mature.Read More
Balancing a career and family is a common concern for most individuals. However, it’s important to realize the smallest of changes can produce the strongest of impacts. I have often worked jobs that required evening and weekend hours. The question is: What can we do?Read More
Breast milk provides optimal nutrition for babies.
It has the right amount of nutrients, is easily digested and readily available.
However, the rate of breastfeeding is as low as 30% in some groups of women.
While some women are unable to breastfeed, others simply choose not to.Read More
A funny thing happened on the way to adulthood. I got spanked. On my bottom, butt, derriere, rear-end, leg, calf, arm, back and face. Occasionally even an elbow. A rose by any other color, it bore resemblance to swatting, smacking, slapping, thrashing, walloping, whacking, cuffing, belting and hitting.Read More
TV and cable commercials have a powerful impact on how we perceive the world and it is on what we perceive that we need to “survive” and “thrive.” The reality is that your children do not need most of the items advertised in commercials, newspapers and magazines. They need love, food, shelter, encouragement, boundaries, some clothing and some shoes. Nearly everything else is not a necessity. However, commercials send a very pervasive message to your children, such as:Read More
We’re familiar with the stereotype of religious conservatives as buttoned-up Puritans who don’t enjoy sex, much less tell their children about the Birds and Bees with any degree of candor or joy. But in the same way that the Puritans-hated-sex story was completely untrue, I’m beginning to wonder if it’s the parents who think of themselves as sexually liberated who struggle to talk about sex with their kids.Read More
I had everything I’d ever wanted: a lovely little house, an engagement ring on my finger, a wonderful stepdad to my daughter (who was six going on 16) and a new born baby boy. What should have been the start of something amazing and the happiest time of my life was instead the trigger of a lethal attack of mental health problems.Read More
Remember when I was all, “You crazy kids. Don’t you ever use baking soda and vinegar together in cleaning. It’s just silly. Blah blah blah.” Won’t she ever stop being so dadgum bossy omigosh?
Well, here’s a surprise.Read More