December 8, 2017.Reading time 5 minutes.
Parenting is a full-time job, and it happens to be a job that you enter into with no schooling to equip you with at least a basic knowledge of it. You learn on the job and you learn every day. You learn by reading, you learn by hearing others’ advice, especially your own parents, and […]
October 3, 2017.Reading time 4 minutes.
As parents it is our responsibility to teach our children how to conduct themselves in social settings, and teaching them good table manners, in my opinion, is an absolute essential. Now, good table manners are not about using the right fork. That is etiquette, and I am no expert in that department, and etiquette also […]
September 26, 2017.Reading time 6 minutes.
Last week I talked about the importance of teaching our children good manners early on, and some things to remember while doing that. Today I am sharing some basic social manners that children should be taught and prompted towards as they grow up and begin to understand instructions. Although my girls are too small to […]
September 19, 2017.Reading time 5 minutes.
“The hardest job kids face today is learning good manners without seeing any.” –Fred Astaire It is unfortunate that we are raising our children in a world where good manners are oft neglected. Yes, children are being taught how to say ‘please’ and ‘thank you’ and those basic niceties, but it is often forgotten that […]
October 12, 2016.Reading time 4 minutes.
Books make the best gifts. Especially for children, and especially now in an age where reading for pleasure has taken a serious hit. A lot more is now available to children as forms of entertainment and reading is not being paid attention to like it used to be, and ideally should be. Mr. Luckytohaveme and […]