Dealing With Unplanned Pregnancy

Dealing With Unplanned Pregnancy

For most pregnancy and childbirth is a joyous event, as they have planned for it, coveted the thoughts of having children and are sure that this is what they want in life and this is something they can afford at a certain stage. However, there are times when pregnancy comes unexpectedly. Despite all the measures […]

I Saw, I Fell!

One writer at ParentInfluence shares her story of love at first sight, with her first grandchild.

Do you believe in love at first sight? I did as an emotional teenager.  I watched old Hollywood musicals on TV, read Wuthering Heights with a tear-streamed face, and knew the words to every sappy song on the radio. Then I didn’t.  We understand a little more about love as we get older, and as […]

Different Ways to Teaching Siblings to Get Along

Teaching siblings to get along can take some time, but with a few tips and tricks you can achieve this goal! Sibling rivalry is a real thing, and sometimes it is very hard for children to see eye to eye. Nothing beats growing up and your sister or brother becoming your best friend. Someone you […]

Clever Ways to Use Kool Aid Around the Home

Who knew that little pack of Kool Aid sitting in your cupboard could be used for more than a sugary drink! Sit back, and keep reading to find all the clever ways you can use Kool Aid around your home! From cleaning your dishwasher to testing for leaks in a toilet, you will be amazed […]

5 Ways to Deal with Toddler Tantrums

5 Ways to Deal with Toddler Tantrums

If you have a child, you might have experienced your toddler throwing a tantrum once or twice. It can be absolutely humiliating when you are out in public, but sadly it is a part of their growth. Between the ages of 1 to 4, children are still trying to learn the concept of coping skills. So […]

All about a Hyperactive Child

ParentInfluence All about a Hyperactive Child

Many children are hyper; they just have this boat load of energy that they can’t always displace elsewhere. Some children can even be super active all day long, running around outdoors and having high activity levels yet still be hyperactive. Parents who are raising children who are hyperactive can often find themselves frustrated, exhausted and […]

10 Products to Help Kids Focus

With the stress of standardized testing and a fast paced educational environment in our schools, it is no wonder more kids are exhibiting signs of ADHD and anxiety. There are less exercise times, such as recess being slowly taken away from the elementary children who need that mid-day break to release energy. The pressure is […]