Dear Husband, Do You Still Love Me?

Dear husband, it's been 9 years and 6 months that we've been married. A lot has changed, and I have changed a lot. I am no longer the person you fell in love with. Do you still love me?  Dear wife, it's been 9 years and 6 months that I get to see you grow [...]

The Reasons Your Tween Gets Very Moody

I have an 8-year-old, I don't know if he counts as being a tween but I do feel that he is definitely slowly turning into a breed I haven't encountered before. There are loads and loads of mention of the baby years, toddler years and pre-schooling years out there so parents like you and I [...]

Helping Your Child With Their Homework Might Do More Harm

Do you help your children with their homework? Well today I'll surprise you by sharing with you that Researchers from the University of Eastern Finland found out that not all types of homework assistance lead to equally positive outcomes. Wait what? Are they saying that a parent that helps their child with homework might unknowingly [...]

When Should Kids Get Their First Phone?

"But mummy, some of my classmates already have their own phone" *cue whiny sound by my 2nd-grader*  He's made friends with children from the neighbourhood, some of whom are 4th and 5th graders. They play games like Roblox and Rules of Survival. These are games which I personally feel are not meant for 1st and [...]

Responsible Parenting: Create Memories, Not Expectations

"The paradox is that more than anything in our lives we want our children to be happy. We fear judgement, we fear disappointment, we fear failure so much that we have become constantly worried and stressed as parents..." "Without noticing, we transfer all these expectations that we have on our children." "It takes guts to [...]