Category Archives: Child Care & Single Parents

Child Care & Single Parents

Parenting Tips to Stop Toddler Temper Tantrums at Meal Time

The term ‘temper tantrum’ is commonly used by parents to express the uncontrollable and quite unpredictable behavior exhibited by children, especially toddlers, as a means of demanding or manipulating the outcome of a situation. Having established a sense of comfort with the parents and family as well as testing their boundaries, a toddler will often […]

Parents Tips on Learning Games for Children

Early childhood play has a larger and more significant purpose in child development than just entertainment. According to Piaget, constructive play allows children to hone their comprehension of concepts before they can understand abstract thinking. Various specialists have ascribed reasons such as socialization, development of communication and exploration skills, and cognitive growth to play. Regardless of the […]

Tips for a Respectful Childcarer-Parent Relationship

Childcare centers provide a service that allows parents to safely leave children to be looked after when they go about their daily work, and continue with careers.Choosing a center is a arduous task for many parents, and most professionals do their best to make parents feel at ease. While the nature of the service goes beyond […]

Save By Claiming Child And Dependent Care Tax Credit

Providing dependent care for your children can prove to be exceedingly financially burdensome for you. While expenses for child care seem to keep rising, it is important to explore other options to reduce costs. For this purpose, there is a government program known as the Dependent Care Tax Credit which provides you with certain child care financial benefits and […]

Parents’ Tips for Children’s Bedtime Routines

Creating a consistent bedtime routine for your child results in a comfortable, stable child who knows what is expected of him or her. When children are provided with a simple routine, they are able to follow it and structure their days around it. Knowing what comes next, and what to expect every day is a reassuring feeling […]

Single Parent Homes: Tips for Single Parents

Children of single parents need more attention and care than those in two-parent households to help them adjust and understand the world. Single parents are often reluctant to ask for help, afraid that it will show weakness or an inability to cope. However, it is often the smartest and most efficient solution. Family and friends of single […]

Talking to Children in a Divorce

Divorce can be the most difficult situation for a family to handle, and for children, the most difficult to accept. For children of divorce, the reactions are mixed, and depend on the age, amongst other factors. Common feelings of children in divorce are blaming themselves for not being good enough, fear of losing one parent for good, insecurity about […]