The first few months of parenthood can be tough, especially if your little bundle of joy is not a good friend with sleep. You are stressed, tired and worried about a million things, and the only thing you want is a few hours of good sleep. The problem? Your baby does not seem to be on the same page!
Raising our children to be their best selves is one of our most important responsibilities as a parent. Enlightened parents believe we are guides who allow our children to become happy, self-confident people who remain true to themselves. To get into the mindset of enlightened parenting, check out these ways you can partner with your kids to let their own true light shine!
Back to school time brings out lots of emotions in kids, excitement, anxiety and sadness that their summer break is over. But for kids transitioning to a new school, middle school or high school unfamiliar buildings, more students and more freedom can be extra challenging. Parents of teens and school counselors say kids worry most about three aspects of the changes they’ll experience, logistics of the new school, keeping up academically and fitting in socially. Here are a few tried and true techniques that can ease the transition for both kids and parents.