Parenting Advice and Tips
When it comes to parenting, we could all use a little extra advice and support. Although each family is unique, we all face similar challenges when it comes to raising our children. Here in our section dedicated to parenting, we try to answer all of your questions about different family issues such as family finance, single parenting, working moms, fatherhood, toddlers, and child development. We also have some great parenting tips for you and explain to you the importance of reading to your child.
Things Every Parent Needs To Know
Each family must learn to properly manage their finances, as raising children can be quite expensive. This is particularly true when it comes to the rising costs of higher education. Learn more about how to manage your family finances and budget for the future, while at the same time trying to provide all of the costly things needed for children throughout their childhood.
That being said, there’s no denying that different kinds of families will need to make arrangements and accommodations particular to their situation. For example, single parents will need to learn the delicate art of balancing their work and family life so they can still end up with a little extra time for themselves. Being a single parent is quite possibly the hardest job in the world. Raising a child is hard work and if you are doing it alone it is even harder. Check out our articles on single parenting and get some great advice on how to make this task a little more easy.
Working mothers face similar issues as single parents. Learn what options are available to you in terms of childcare, so you can feel less distracted while on the job. Of course, stay-at-home moms must also confront considerable, although somewhat different, challenges. Find out more about the many challenges that face both working moms and stay at home moms and decide which option might work best for you. Also find out the pros and cons of each arrangement for the child and hear different opinions about which type of daycare is best for your child--stay at home or daycare. We also have some great articles to help dads out with raising a family so check out our fatherhood section for some great advice.
When your baby becomes a toddler you have a whole new set of rules to learn. Read up on the needs of a toddler and what to expect from your child once he or she reaches this new stage. Also check out our many articles on child development and children's books to find out what is best for your child.
The Joys of the Large Family
Being a parent can sometimes be a bit confusing or overwhelming. Our resident "Supermom" (mother of 12 with loads of parenting experience) has lots of great advice for you. In this series of humorous and insightful articles, learn about the large family first-hand and about how to find those precious moments of quiet time!
And what about dad? Indeed, fatherhood today is a much different kind of responsibility than it was some generations ago. Fathers can find all the information they need on how to be the best dad – and partner – possible, in this comprehensive section.