How do you get your child to listen to you

As a parent, you wanted to know how you could make your child to listen to you. But how could you do it, or putting across your ideas without irritating him or her? You may try the following tips and hope these might help you: Timing is everything. Talk to your child, communicate in a … Continue reading How do you get your child to listen to you

The not so seriously taken Ten Commandments of parenting

It has been said that a passion for parenting is an indispensable complement to informed and smart family leadership. As a dedicated parent, I'm sure you may have already been engaged passionately with your own brand of child rearing just so you could see your son or daughter reach his or her potential as a … Continue reading The not so seriously taken Ten Commandments of parenting

A letter I wish my son would be reading to remind him of me twenty-two years from now

Parenting or child-rearing is a process by which to involve more than just hard work, effort, and self-discipline. Every parent must remember that the benefits of every effort expended would ultimately outweigh all the struggles. Becoming a good parent is a work in progress, along with the child-rearing principles put into practice and the sacrifices … Continue reading A letter I wish my son would be reading to remind him of me twenty-two years from now

Why you should be proud being a parent

While biology is what will determine whether a person can be a mom or a dad, the society, on the other hand, may play a very important role in dictating how one should be acting accordingly as a father, papa, dad, mom, or mama. Nevertheless, it is God alone who can make a parent truly … Continue reading Why you should be proud being a parent

Ten things my toddler should be expecting from me to do for him in 2016

2016 is here and a lot of people are sort of like making vows to doing things they can change for the better starting right on New Year’s Day. I, on my part, have listed ten things I need to do as a dad to a three-year-old son this year. And hey, this is not … Continue reading Ten things my toddler should be expecting from me to do for him in 2016

New year, new hope, new beginning

What does 2016 have in store for all of us? Some people might be viewing it as more of the same while others see it to be something much worse. Will there be more natural calamities in 2016 than the previous year? Will there be lasting peace, prosperity, and harmony among people regardless of age, … Continue reading New year, new hope, new beginning

Fifteen important things every good parent can do for his children

When you’re a parent, you have a choice about what you see, understand, and what you consider to be important for your child. But a parent’s true authority, however, is derived from the fact that his or her skill is helping his or her children navigate the passage of childhood toward adulthood. The essence of … Continue reading Fifteen important things every good parent can do for his children

Ten ways on how parents can become effective teachers as well

A large part of your role as a parent is to provide for your children’s basic needs and this may range from food and clothing, shelter, to emotional and psychological necessities such as safety, love, and healthy environment. But such a very important role is not limited only to providing the basic needs. Another important … Continue reading Ten ways on how parents can become effective teachers as well

Parenting is everyday role modeling

As a parent, every action you're going to show to your children may, in one way or another, motivate them to dig for more information on things that interest them and can inspire them to even try experimenting on things that intrigue them the most. It is true that words are important but actions speak … Continue reading Parenting is everyday role modeling

Fatherhood is like a mushroom sprouting off the stony ground

When I became a dad for the first time a little over three years ago, my idea of fatherhood was based upon the definitions of other people. But that has changed gradually over time as I came to embrace a new thought about it. I had this feeling about fatherhood as something I need to … Continue reading Fatherhood is like a mushroom sprouting off the stony ground