How to Correct Kids with Low Confidence and Self-Esteem

Before we start, remember every child is unique and some modifications might need to be made when dealing with children. With that being said, lets discuss today’s topic, correcting kids who do not take constructive criticism very well. First, where does low confidence and self-esteem stem from? That question is more complicated than you might […]

You Have To Be Uncomfortable Before You Can Be Comfortable

n Tallahassee Adults and Parents, nnnn It is not uncommon that people of all ages do not want to get in front of others. At one time, it was said that more people were afraid of public speaking than anything else. What many do not realize is the very thing that could help them feel […]

How to Boost Your Child’s Confidence Through Competition

n Tallahassee Parents, nnnn Competition has changed quite a bit over the last few decades. Many sports present all players a trophy for participation regardless of their performance. Although we all like acknowledgment, these actions can take away the many benefits of organized competition. nnnn A confident person often stems from someone who has learned […]

How to Deal with Tantrums and Meltdowns

n Tallahassee Parents, nnnn First, this article is about your child’s tantrums and meltdowns, not yours. Kids have them and all parents deal with them at some point. What do you do? How is the best way to handle these situations? nnnn First, understand that meltdowns/tantrums are caused by something and it is not always […]

5 Tips to Manage Your Child’s Routine During the Holiday Season

n The winter season brings with it much more than holiday cheer and fun. Weeks and sometimes months of holiday shopping, traveling, food, and visiting family can create enough stress to exhaust the most festive of us. nnnn Children feel it too, especially when their routines are interrupted with an overload of events that are […]

4 Bad Habits Every Parent Needs to Break

n Tallahassee Parents, nnnn The old saying “monkey see, monkey do” can be relative to how parents react to situations. Our reactions can easily be influencing our children without us even realizing it. Parents often feel their kids build new behaviors or habits from their siblings or other kids at school, however, we can be […]

6 Tips to Raise an Optimist

n Tallahassee Families, nnnn Wondering how to raise an optimistic child? After all, kids who are more confident and optimistic are better at dealing with life’s challenges—and happier too. nnnn Here’s six tips to help your child. nnnn QUIT COMPLAINING nnnn Don’t complain or be negative around your children. If you are complaining about money […]

4 Secrets to Help Your Kids Become Better Listeners at Home

n Tallahassee Parents, nnnn It is not uncommon when you get a group of parents together several will say, ” My kids don’t listen to me.” As parents, we all go through this, however here are a few tips to help make things a little better. nnnn Your Child may have a good reason (in […]

How to Encourage Your Child to Work Through Frustrations

n Tallahassee Families, nnnn Children get frustrated when they cannot do something or feel like they are not being heard. It’s important for parents to be patient and forgiving towards their children and also themselves. It’s normal for children to exhibit behavioral outbursts when frustration hits, how we as parents handle it can make all […]

5 Foods to Help Fight Kids’ Colds & Flu

n Tallahassee Parents, nnnn Among all the current challenges parents and kids are dealing with, cold and flu season is approaching and there are some steps you can take to fight these viruses. nnnn YOGURT nnnn It’s smart to give your kids some kind of probiotic on a regular basis. Probiotics are beneficial bacteria that […]

Kids’ Breakfast Challenges and How to Solve Them

n Tallahassee Parents, nnnn Do you have a challenge getting your child to eat breakfast? The old saying, “Breakfast is the most important meal of the day,” is not necessarily true, however you do not want your child starting their day with an empty stomach. nnnn Will They Drink Breakfast? nnnn Your child might not […]